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Theory of reality in Jaina philosophy

Jogendra Chandra Sikdar

Theory of reality in Jaina philosophy

by Jogendra Chandra Sikdar

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Published by P.V. Research Institute in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reality -- History,
  • Jaina philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJaina theory of reality.
    StatementJogendra Chandra Sikdar.
    SeriesPārśvanātha Vidyāśrama series ;, no. 58, Pārśvanātha Vidyāśrama granthamālā ;, no. 58.
    ContributionsP.V. Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB162.5 .S553 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 343 p. ;
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1685883M
    LC Control Number91907661

    Jainworld is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Jain tradition of wisdom, compassion, equality, brotherhood, universal well-being and spirituality. publications in Jaina Studies is the work Essays in Jaina Philosophy and Religion, edited by Piotr Balcerowicz of the University of Warsaw. Specialised in Indian philosophy andAuthor: Peter Flügel.

    Jainism (/ ˈ dʒ eɪ n ɪ z əm /), traditionally known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian ers of Jainism are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit word jina, meaning "victor".Jainism is transtheistic, and Jains trace their spiritual ideas and history through a succession of twenty-four leaders or first of these was Rishabhanatha, who according to. The Theory of Karma The theory of Karma is considered under the purview of Pudgala (matter). Karma in Jain philosophy emphasizes that one has its pivotal stand for deciding the fruits of one's activities on an individual basis. No God can exercise its power as .

    Also, during the course of time many learned Ächäryas (elder monks) compiled many commentaries on the Agam literature and independent works on various subjects of Jain philosophy and religion. In the course of time, it became extremely difficult to keep memorizing the entire Jain literature (Agam sutras - scriptures, Commentary literature. Jaina theory of multiple facets of reality and truth. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers & Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nagīna Jī Śāha.


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sikdar, Jogendra Chandra. Theory of reality in Jaina philosophy. Varanasi: P.V.

Research Institute, Jain philosophy is the oldest Indian philosophy that separates body (matter) from the soul (consciousness) completely. Jain philosophy deals with reality, cosmology, epistemology (study of knowledge) and Vitalism. It attempts to explain the rationale of being and existence, the nature of the Universe and its constituents, the nature of soul's bondage with body and the means to achieve.

About the Book:The books is divided into two parts (bound in one Volume). Part I is related to the nature of Reality.

The author formulates five types of approach to the problem of Reality. He discovers flaws in the following four: (1) the philosophy of identity, (2) that of difference, (3) of identity in difference in which identity predominates and (4) of identity in difference in which.

How does science work. Does it tell us what the world is really like. What makes it different from other ways of understanding the universe. In Theory and Reality, Peter Godfrey-Smith addresses these questions by taking the reader on a grand tour of one hundred years of debate about result is a completely accessible introduction to the main themes of the philosophy of by: Sikdar, J.C.

() Theory of Reality in Jaina Philosophy, Varanasi: P.V. Research Institute. (Deals with Jaina ontology on the basis of original texts, comparing the Jaina view with other schools of. Theory and Reality book. Read 67 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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Item Code: MZH Cover: PAPERBACK. Edition. REVIEWS: This is a very helpful volume and a good addition to contemporary scholarship on the valuable and little-known Jaina contribution to philosophy. Shah has edited the book well, including clear introduction and a very complete index.

In Theory and Reality, Peter Godfrey-Smith addresses these questions by taking the reader on a grand tour of one hundred years of debate about science. The result is a completely accessible introduction to the main themes of the philosophy of science.

Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (Science and Its Conceptual Foundations series) - Kindle edition by Godfrey-Smith, Peter.

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Jain Philosophy does not give credence to the theory that the God is a creator, survivor, or destroyer of the universe. On the contrary, it asserts that the universe has always existed and will always exist in exact adherence to the laws of the cosmos.

The article examines a fundamental problem in classical Jaina philosophy, namely, the ontological status of dead matter in the hylozoistic and at the same time dualistic Jaina worldview. This question is of particular interest in view of the widespread contemporary Jaina practice of venerating bone relics and stūpas of prominent saints.

The main argument proposed in this article is, that. In Theory and Reality, Peter Godfrey-Smith addresses these questions by taking the reader on a grand tour of one hundred years of debate about science. The result is a completely accessible introduction to the main themes of the philosophy of science.

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Definition 2. Reality (with a capital R) consists of all realities. Definition 3. The nature of a reality, or of Reality, is a description or explanation of that reality, or of Reality.

A reality for a particular stone or person consists of that stone’s or person’s interactions with changing environments – ie with what becomes for them. Reality isn’t as plain and simple as we often like to think.

Several things we take for granted as true are, in reality, patently false. Scientists and philosophers have done their best to overthrow the theories of common sense—as you’ll see by the ten examples below: The “ Big Freeze ” is a scientific theory of the end of the universe.

Jain doctrine of reality is grounded in the exposition of the plurality of existing substances and the description of the dynamic relationship between the living and the material substances as the basis of both the entrapment in and release from the cycle of rebirths.

The Jaina philosophy, no doubt, holds certain principles in common with Hinduism, but this does not disprove its independent origin and free development. If it has some similarities with the other Indian systems, it has its own peculiarities and marked differences as well.

Its animism, atomic theory, karmic theory etc. are quite peculiar. Indian philosophy all texts of 'Indian' philosophy, including but not limited to works of Buddhism, Hinduism, Jaina, including such sects, darsanna as Advaita-Vedanta, Mahayana, Theravada, Tibetan, forms of Buddhism, but neither Chinese or Japanese texts.

Ontology and metaphysics. Jaina thought has retained several elements of ancient natural philosophy, such as the theory of atoms, explaining the nature of the universe without recourse to a creator god, and the interpretation of karma as particles of subtle matter (see Karma and rebirth, Indian conceptions of §6).The Jainas hold an ancient theory in which ultimate reality is divided into.

This book looks at the role of philosophy in Jaina tradition, and its significance within the general developments in Indian philosophy. Bringing together chapters by philologists, historians and philosophers, the book focuses on karman theory, the theory of conditional predication, epistemology and the debates of Jaina philosophers with.ADVERTISEMENTS: Jaina Ethics: Useful notes on Jaina Philosophy!

The most important part of Jaina philosophy is its Ethics. Metaphysics or epistemology—in fact, knowledge of any kind is useful for the Jaina in so far as it helps him to right conduct.

The goal of right conduct again is salvation (moksa), which means negatively removal of [ ]. Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science: Godfrey-Smith, Peter: Books - (86).