Jains Today In The World
Pierre Paul AMIEL is a passionate of India, of its culture and traditions. He has established numerous links with Jain leaders in India, U.K.. the USA and Canada. After having published his French rendering of Lord Mahavira'' by Bool Chard and ''Aspects of Jaina Religion'' by Vilas Adinath Sangave, he has written in 2003 a book on the Jains today in the world. This is the English version of his very instructive and authentic work. He gives here up to date information on the followers of one of the most ancient religion of India. on their history. their diversity. their sacred books, their numerous splendid temples in India and abroad. the life of their laymen, laywomen and ascetics, their rituals, cults. religious festivals and influences in India and the various countries were they have now living communities in the world.
All people fond of non-violence, tolerance. respect of life and peace will like no mad this book that affords many news on the followers, from many centuries till today. of this admirable tradition whose aspects remain bad known even by very learned ones. It is a philosophy and a religion that am extremely relevant to our present world, at the beginning of this so disturbed XXIth century.
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