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Jaina : Philosophy, Art and Science in Indian Culture (2 Vols-Set)

Edited by D.C. Jain and R.K. Sharma, Sharada, 2002, xi, 481 p, 2 vols, ISBN : 8185616833, $143.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Jaina : Philosophy, Art and Science in Indian Culture/edited by D.C. Jain and R.K. Sharma

Contents: Vol. I. I. History, archaeology and Jaina architecture: 1. Origin of Kuru tribe/Ramchandra Jain. 2. Kharavela and the Satavahanas/A.M. Shastri. 3. Yakshini images and Matrka tradition in Central India/R.N. Mishra. 4. Yakshi cult in Kerala/M.R. Raghava Varier. 6. Jainism during the reign of the Rashtrakutas/K.C. Jain. 8. Patronage to Jainism by the Chaulukya rulers of Gujarat/Veena Budholia. 9. Jain legacy in South India/K.J. John. 10. The legacy of Jainism in Kerala/K.K.N. Kurup. 11. Jaina inscriptions of Khajuraho/B.L. Nagarch. 13. Jaina architecture and sculpture/K.D. Bajpai. II. Jaina tradition of Indo-Aryan language and literature: 14. Place of Ardhamagadhi and Sauraseni languages of Jain canonical works in the evolution of MIA. Languages/K.R. Chandra. 16. The influences of the ‘Prakrit’ and ‘Apabhransha’ languages on the modern Indo-Aryan languages/Mahavir Saran Jain. 17. Notes on the vocabulary of Leumann’s Avasyaka-Erzahlungen/K.R. Norman. 19. A review of the English translation of some Apabhramsa Stanzas from Hemacandra’s Prakrit Grammar/Ram Prakash Poddar. III. Jaina religion and its tenets: 22. Non-violence : the philosophy and science of life/D.R. Sharma.

Vol. II. IV. Jaina thought in modern science: 29. Soul and its functional mechanism in Jainism elucidation by Acarya Kundakunda (c. 41 B.C.E.)/S.A. Bhuvanendra Kumar. 31. Eco-rationality and Jain Karma theory/Krivov Serguei. 32. Nemicandra’s (p. 981 A.D.) rule for an isosceles trapezoidal figure/Sri Dipak Jadhav. 35. Mathematics of Dhavala/A.N. Singh. V. Shraman tradition: 39. Lord Mahavira and his gospel/R.K. Jain. 41. Ahimsa in the Vedic literature/Rajendra Tiwari. 42. Maurya Emperor Chandragupta on the date of renunciation (Jaina initiation) and his contribution to the invention of the Brahmi and Sundari scripts in India/L.C. Jain. 45. Jaina debates on the spiritual liberation of women/Padmanabh S. Jaini. VI. Commemorating Dr. Hira Lal Jain: 50. My reminiscences of Dr. H.L. Jain/R.P. Poddar. (32 articles in Hindi.)

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