Essays in this volume offer fesh insights into Jain principles of Ahimsa and Anekanta by examining their meaning and historical significance, and demonstrate their relevance and role in addressing contemporary issues of intolerance, conflict, violence and war. Contributers to this book bring perspectives from the disciplines of philosophy, religious studies, history and art history.
Tara Sethia is Professor of History and Director of Ahimsa Center at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
"...... a valuable contribution to the study of Jainism is an exciting & pioneering contribution to Jain studies form the founder of the Ahima center at the university of California." ----Jain Spirit
Issue 21, Dec.-Feb., 2005