Key Terms for the lecture on Jainism.docx
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Department
Religion
Course
RLGA01H3
Professor
Henry Shiu
Semester
Fall

Description
Key Terms for the lecture on Jainism: 1. Karmamarga: T he way to Self-realisation through selfless action. The disciple surrenders his life to brahman 2. ahimsa: a fundamental principle forming the cornerstone of its ethics and doctrine inJainism 3. sramanas: ancient Indian religious movement parallel to but separate from the historical Vedic religi.T he shramana tradition gave rise to jainism 4. karma (in the context of Jainism): basic principle within an overarching psycho-cosmology 5. tirthankaras: a human being who helps in achieving liberation and enlightenment as an "Arihant". Tīrthaṅkars are facilitators
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