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Jaina sources of the history of ancient India (100 B.C. - A.D. 900).

Jyoti Prasad Jain

Jaina sources of the history of ancient India (100 B.C. - A.D. 900).

by Jyoti Prasad Jain

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Published by Munshi Ram Manohar Lal in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inscriptions, Jaina,
  • India -- History -- Sources.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS403 J3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination321p.
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14258429M

    About the Book. This second revised edition gives an analytical and critical account of the political and military history of early medieval India. contemporary and near contempor. Many of these stone tablets, some dating back to the 1st century CE, were discovered during excavations at ancient Jain sites such as Kankali Tila near Mathura, India. These slabs are decorated with objects and designs central to Jain worship such as the stupa, dharmacakra, and triratna, and were often used as offerings or for worship.

      He had wide range of interests and worked on Prakrit, Apabrahmsa and Pali literature, in particular on Jaina universal history and prosody. His pioneering metrical analyses of ancient Indian literature prepared the ground for great advances in the dating of texts and the reconstruction of the history of Indian : Hardcover. There are many legends and traditions characteristic of Jaina faith attributed to this period of history. Mahavamsa which is a Buddhistic work expressly refers to the prevalence of Jainism in Ceylon during the 4th century B C. There is no reason to doubt the veracity of the references in the book.

    History Of Halari Visa Oshwals, Oswal Samaj Jain Social Studies Jain-Friends Matrimonials from ABDJP, Delhi Jain books Jain books: from , from India Library of Congress Search Jain Journals/magazines Jain Spirit, Jain Journal, Jain Digest, Jain Study Circular. Jain Chat room archives at DejaNews Jain Fair, Chennai. This is an attempt to capture in one place the names of books and other works written in ancient India. For the purpose of this list, we consider all books written in India up to and including the Mughal era as being 'ancient books'. This list is not comprehensive until it matches with the updated scientific facts. The original source is.


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Jaina sources of the history of ancient India ( B.C.-A.D). Delhi, Munshi Ram Manohar Lal [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jyati Prasad Jain. Jaina Sources of the History of Ancient India by Jyoti Prasad Jain.

The contribution of the Jaina sources to the making of the history of our great nation, during the epoch-making millennium of BC to ADis of vital importance. But it has only lacked proper research and application. This book presents a brief survey of the more important sources, particularly literary ones, and a.

Jainism (/ ˈ dʒ eɪ n ɪ z əm /), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian ers of Jainism are called "Jains", a word derived from the Prakrit word jina, meaning "victor".Jains trace their spiritual ideas and history through a succession of twenty-four leaders or tirthankaras, with the first being Rishabhanatha or also known as Adinath bhagwan, who according to.

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Sources of ancient Indian History can be described under the following five headings: Literary Sources: The ancient Indian literature were mostly religious in nature and contains no definite date for events and kings eg. the Puranas and the epics. Vedic literature has no trace of political history but has a reliable glimpses of culture and civilisation of the age.

Literary Sources: Indian Tradition of History Writing. Many foreign scholars opined that Indians had no sense of history writing and whatever was written in the name of history is nothing more than a story without any sense.

But this appears to be a very harsh judgment. Because the knowledge of history was given a very high place in ancient India. History. Jain literature was transmitted through oral tradition and consisted of teachings of Jain leaders like Mahavira.

After Bhadrabahu, the teachings became inconsistent and differences emerged among Jain leaders due to the schism of religious order into Digambara and Śvētāmbara. After the emigration of large number of Jain monks to south with Bhadrabahu, numerous councils were called.

Other works of historical importance include- 'Katha Kosh', 'Kalika Purna', 'Lok Vibhaga' etc. The chief religious book of Jams, known as 'Angas' and 'Upangas', also furnishes just about some historical material.

Thus it can be seen that immense bulk of literature is available for the restructurisation of history of ancient India. Jaina Sources of the History of Ancient India, BC Author: Jyoti Prasad Jain; The Jain Path: Jainism is one of the world's oldest religions, and perhaps the most demanding, rational and radical of all of them, attaching a great importance to individual responsibility.

Today we are questioning our own inherited values and also. Jainism, Indian religion teaching a path to spiritual purity and enlightenment through disciplined nonviolence (ahimsa, literally “noninjury”) to all living creatures. Overview. Along with Hinduism and Buddhism, Jainism is one of the three most ancient Indian religious traditions still in existence and an integral part of South Asian religious belief and practice.

Sources of Ancient Indian History include coins, inscriptions and accounts of various foreign travellers. The division of the country into marked and diverse regions led to the distinctive history of each region, which remained roughly independent of other regions.

Ancient history of India is hugely magnificent, affluent and diverse. But the. The following introduction to Jaina maths is mainly based on Joseph's work and A Concise History of Science in Indiaedited by Bose et al.

Unfortunately sources of information on Jaina mathematics are scarce. A number of Jaina texts of mathematical importance have yet to be studied. Sources of ancient Indian History can be described under the following five headings: Literary Sources: The ancient Indian literature were mostly religious in nature and contains no definite date for events and kings eg.

the Puranas and the literature has no trace of political history but has a reliable glimpses of culture and civilisation of the age. Jaina System of Education. Jainism is much more ancient faith than Buddhism. Jinas or Tirthankars are founders of Jainism. There were twenty-three teerthankaras before Mahaveera, who was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha (6th century BCE) and is credited with formulation of a sect known as Jainism.

Jainas laid great stress on right knowledge and. Jaina Parisistapravana, Buddhist Dwipavamsa and Mahavamsa contain traditions which supply us some historical materials Gargi Samhita, a book on astronomy, the grammer of Panini and Patanjali also contain materials that help us in the recontruction of the history of the ancient period of India From the second half of the ancient period of Indian.

Sources of ancient indian history SOURCES OF ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORY. Literary and Archaeological records are the two main categories that give evidences of Ancient Indian History.

The literary source includes literature of Vedic, Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, and other literature along with other foreign accounts. To protect, preserve, and disseminate the ancient and contemporary Jain literature, the Jain Education International organization in cooperation with Shri Mahavir Ardhana Kendra, Koba Ahmedabad; and Shri Prachya Vidyapith, Sajapur, India has launched a Jain eLibrary project.

Jain History Various topics prepared on Jain History by Dr. K. C. Jain and his team Download and Install Web Font to read these pages correctly.

Click here for Font JAINISM BEFORE MAHIVIRA SOURCES LIFE OF MAHIVIRA TEACHINGS OF MAHIVIRA AGE OF MAHIVIRA HISTORICAL ROLE OF JAINISM.Mythic Society > Books Books > Jaina Sources of the History of Ancient India B.C. to A.D. Jaina Sources of the History of Ancient India B.C.

to A.D. Introduction to the Resources and Instruments of ancient Indian history. The sources of information in the history of ancient India can be divided into two parts – literary and archaeological resources, both native and foreign.

There are two types of literary instruments: religious literature and temporal literature.