Essence of Jain Way of Life

Jainism is a religion and a way of life. For thousands of years, Jains have been practicing vegetarianism, yoga, meditation and environmentalism.

Jains have three core practices :

Non-Violence

Strengthens the autonomy of life of every being; Ahimsa – diet, fellow being, environment, thoughts and actions

Non-Violence

Strengthens the autonomy of life of every being; Ahimsa – diet, fellow being, environment, thoughts and actions

Non-Violence

Strengthens the autonomy of life of every being; Ahimsa – diet, fellow being, environment, thoughts and actions

Jain Way of Life Prayer/Meditation

Most Jains are doing less than one minute of prayers/meditation per day. Even the one-minute Namokar Mantra is done with very little mindfulness of its meaning.

Reasons to believe in Jain way of life

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Reasons

Practical experience and validation through new scientific discoveries can reinforce our faith in a Jain Way of Life (JWOL).

“Ahimsa Paramo Dharma – Non-Violence is the greatest Dharma“

 

– Mahavira

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The Jain Art of Spiritual Dying

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Interfaith and Jainism

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