For instance, the Civakacintamani written by the Digambara Tiruttakkatevar probably in the ninth century, one of the best-known Tamil epics, tells how King Jivaka (or Jivandhara), after marrying eight wives, finally abandons them all and becomes a Jaina monk in the preaching arena (samavasarana) of Mahavira
was born a prince, but because he had such deep love and respect for all living creatures, he renounced his wealth and power to become a wandering monk.
In defense of their interpretation, they argue that Mahavira
traveled by boat many times in order to accomplish his own goals, (24) and moreover, they question why electricity is used for many aspects of a contemporary monastic's life such as food, clothing, and books, but not others.
was born a prince in India, but he wanted more in life than being royalty.
En esta unidad, la autora se concentra en el Buddha, pero menciona tambien a Mahavira
y a otros gurues, y describe tambien las implicaciones sociales de sus doctrinas.
Sitting on the banks of the river Bhogavo, Wadhwan is a sacred place for Jains as they believe Lord Mahavira
La preservacion de la armonia social es una preocupacion que parte de la premisa de no violentar la integridad del projimo y, por eso, aparece con diversas formulaciones en practicamente todos los codigos de conducta de diferentes sociedades y tradiciones religiosas, desde el budismo hasta la Biblia, desde Mahavira
hasta Benito Juarez.
Different from the Chinese architecture of Puren Temple in Chengde built during the Kangxi period, Puning Temple is a combination of both Chinese and Tibetan architectural styles, whereby the structure within the temple gate is of Chinese style and the structure behind the Hall of Mahavira
is of Tibetan style.
By his time the teachings of Gautama Buddha and Mahavira
had come to be known as Buddhism and Jainism, respectively.
Nathaputta (or Nataputta) is the name invariably used in conventional readings of the Theravada Buddhist scriptures to denote the Jain founder Mahavira
In the land of Buddha, Mahavira
and Gandhiji, let it not be said that there is no place left in our hearts for mercy or that the national conscience can only be satisfied by the killing of Kasab," the letter concluded.
My visit to Bangladesh coincided with the celebration of the 80th birth anniversary of Suddhananda Mahathero, the sagacious abbot of Dharmarajika Bouddha Mahavira
, the biggest Buddhist temple in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.