Jainism NOUN an Indian religion founded in the 6th century BC, characterized by non-violence and asceticism.
DERIVATIVES Jainist noun.

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  • jainist — JAINÍST, Ă, jainişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. (Adept) al jainismului. [pr.: ja i ] – Din fr. jaïniste. Trimis de cata, 02.02.2005. Sursa: DEX 98  jainíst s. m., adj. m …   Dicționar Român

  • Jainist — noun a follower of Jainism, a religion based primarily in India …   Wiktionary

  • Jainist — Jai|nịst 〈[dʒaı ] m. 16〉 = Dschainist …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jainist — Jai|nịst 〈[dʒaı ] m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 = Jaina …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Jainist — n. believer in Jainism adj. of or pertaining to Jainism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jainist — I noun a believer in Jainism • Derivationally related forms: ↑Jainism • Hypernyms: ↑disciple, ↑adherent • Member Holonyms: ↑Jainism II …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Jainist topics — NOTOC A* Acaranga Sutra * Adipurana * Agama (text) * Antakrddaasah * Anuttaraupapātikadaśāh * Arya * AsteyaBCDashlakshan DharmaThese are the Dus (Ten) Dharma that needs to be followed by the Followers of Jainism.They are listed as follows : 1)… …   Wikipedia

  • Jainism — • A form of religion intermediate between Brahminism and Buddhism, originated in India in pre Christian times Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Jainism     Jainism      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Jainism — noun 1. sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism • Derivationally related forms: ↑Jainist • Hypernyms: ↑sect, ↑religious sect, ↑religious order • Member Meronyms: ↑Jainist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inedia — is the alleged ability to live without food, which has been dismissed by the scientific community. Breatharianism is a related concept, in which believers claim food and possibly water are not necessary, and that humans can be sustained solely by …   Wikipedia