The Rise, Decline And Renewals Of Sramanic Religious Traditions Within Indic CivilisationWith Particular Reference To The Evolution Of Jain Sramanic Culture And Its Impact On The Indic Civilization

Posted: 21.04.2004
Updated on: 02.03.2009

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Pre-Aryan Roots

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Misleading Stereotypes About Jainism

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Chandragupta Maurya And Jainism

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Radha Kumud Mookerji And Chandragupta Maurya

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Ashoka & Jainism

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R. Thapar , And Historical Sources In Puranas And Vedas

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E. H. Carr: What Is History?

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Prof. M. Witzel & Vedic And Itihasa-Purana Tradition

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Rigvedic Texts Like Tape Recorded Recitation?

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Falsity Of Witzel's Vedic Historiography

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Prof. H. Bechert On Mahavamsa

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Jainism In Ceylon

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Back To Witzel's Vedic Historiography

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Sramanic Jain Religion

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Rishabha, 1st Tirthamkar : His Antiquity

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Asceticism And Rishabha's Sramana Culture

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Yoga And Jainism

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Swastika Sign And Time Computation

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Rishabha As Epoch-Making Jain Sramanic Tirthamkara In Itihasa-Purana

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India Known As Bharatvarsha After Bharata Son Of Rishabha And Rejection Of The Theory That Bharatvarsha Is Known After Dushyanta's Son

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Pre-Vedic And Pre-Ayan Origins Of Jainism

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Jaina Antiquity In Vedas

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Ksatriya And Vratya Tradition In Jainism

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Ahimsa And Vedic Culture

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Ahimsa And The Idea Of Rebirth

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Vegetarianism & Ahimsa In Buddhism And Jainism

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Jainism And Brahmanic-Hinduism

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Tirthamkara And The Concept Of Worship In Jainism

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Siva, Rudra And Rishabhdeva

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Rishabha, First Tirthamkar And Rudra

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Are Jain Nastikas ?

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Why Worship Tirthamkars?

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Evolution Of Jain Concept Of Temple

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Evolution Of Chaitya, Ayatana As An Abode Of Yaksha

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Chaitya Tree And Tree Worship

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Yakshas In Jain Tradition

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Bhavanam, Yaksa's Abode

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Earliest Jina Image And Jaina Pantheon

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Ayagapatas And Stupa At Kankali Tila, Mathura

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Religious Character Of Ayagapatas

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Stupas Precursor Of Jain Temple Architecture

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Pre-Mahavira And Buddha Stupas

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Kural By Saint Tiruvalluvar & Jainism In South India

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Shankaracharya & Jain Mathas

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Re-Writing Chronology Of Adi Shankaracharya

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Pathashalas And Jaina Contribution To Learning & Education O Namah Siddham

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Secularism Hindutva & Jainism In Modern India

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Misrepresentation Of Jainism

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Secularism & Indian Constitutional Preamble

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Sudarshan And Hindu Rashtra

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee & Secularism

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Jains & Article 25 Of Constitution

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Modern Myth Of Hinduism

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Art.25 And Religious Freedom

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Savarkar & Hindutva

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Hindutva And Minorities

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Constitutional Subterfuge And Ambedkar

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Supreme Court On Hindutva

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Mahavira And His Message Of Ahimsa

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Mahavira : Man & His Mission

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Mahavira & His ‘Alleged' Meat-Eating

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Mahavira & Buddha

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Mahavira's Teachings

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Bhagvad Gita And Theory Of Karma

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A Note On The Hindu View Of Salvation

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“The Gita As It Was” Rediscovering The Original Bhagwadgita

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Five Jain Maha Vratas - Great Vows

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Jaina Prayer

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Syadvada Anekanta : Jain Theory Of Relativity Of Truth

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Transhumanistic Message Of Jainism

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Mr. Bal Patil

Member, Maharashtra State Minorities Commission,
Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai

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