- See Jainism.
Encyclopedia of Hinduism. A. Jones and James D. Ryan. 2007.
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Jainism — The name Jain derives from jina (victory); Jainism is thus the religion of the “victorious one” any human being who by his or her own effort has conquered the lower passions and thus become free of attachments to things. Most Jains believe… … Encyclopedia of Hinduism