Thursday, November 21, 2013

Jainism: A Great Introduction

Here's an entertaining video about the teachings of Vardhamana Mahavira and the spread of Jainism.

  • Find out more about Jainism at the Victoria and Albert Museum, which has "one of the most important permanent collections of Jain art in the UK."  It's online material is awesome.
  • BBC Religion also has a good site for information about basic beliefs and customs.
And here's an interesting clip from PBS's Religion and Ethics Newwekly about modern Jains in India today.

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