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Questions and Answers on Jainism for the Parliament of Religions held at Chicago U.S.A.
ISBN : 978130717258
Author : Lt. Mahamuni Srimat Vijayanandsuri
Pages : 152 pp
Year of Publishing : 2015
Binding : Hardbound
Publisher : COSMO PUBLICATIONS
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SKU: COSC018 Category: Art, Architecture & Antiquities
This book was originally published with an introduction in Hindi by Lala Jaswant Rai Jaini of Lahore, and although the Hindi edition has met, in an ample measure, the needs of the Hindi knowing public interested in the religion of the Jains, it has proved but of little use to English-educated men, at whose request and for whose benefit the book was written by the distinguished author on the occasion of the World’s Parliament of religions at Chicago. Moreover, there is at present a growing desire among western scholars to know more of Jainism and its tenets, and to them the Hindi edition is of little use. In order to meet these requirements and to make known to the western world the eternal truths of Jainism which occupies a high place among the ancient religions of the world, we have ventured, with the permission of the publisher of the Hindi edition, to bring out this English translation of the book and trust that it will be favorably received by the public.