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The Love of Violence—II: Happiness Inspires Creativity*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Badrinath writes in this essay that while in the West, pain and suffering were cultivated as the conscious means to self-experience and maximum feeling, in a considerable part of Indian thought, pain ... More


Personal and Social Health: ‘Not-grasping’ in Jainism*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

A-parigraha, or ‘not-grasping’, is an idea central to Jainism. When one encircles and overpowers the other, undoubtedly, one is robbed of his/her freedom and dignity. But in doing that the other is ... More


The Roots of Violence—II: Jainism towards Human Freedom*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Jainism, through its very long history, sought to understand the many layers of veils with which our perceptions are covered, some of them beautiful, others ugly. Either way, Jaina thinkers show how ... More


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