Jains

Jains may refer to:

  • Jainism, also known as Jain Dharma (जैन धर्म), is a religion and philosophy
  • List of Jains, a list of people who follow the Jain Dharma religion
  • Jain Irrigation Systems (often known as Jain Irrigation, JISL, or simply Jains) is a canonical of a multinational organization based in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India

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Indian Jains
... Part of a series on Jainism Jain Prayers Ṇamōkāra mantra Micchami Dukkadam Philosophy Anekāntavāda Syādvāda Nayavāda Cosmology Ahimsa Karma ... There are 5,200,000 Jains in the 1.028 billion population of India ... Jains are to be found in 34 out of 35 states and union territories with Lakshdweep being the only union territory without Jains ...
Legal Status Of Jainism As A Distinct Religion In India - List of States in Which Jains Have Been Declared As Minority
... Maharashtra (which has the largest population of Jains in India) Karnataka Madhya Pradesh Rajasthan, (which has the second largest population of jains in India) Uttar Pradesh Chhattisgarh Jharkhand Delhi ...
Sarak - Separation and Rediscovery
... The Saraks lost contact with Jains in the rest of India after its conquest by Ikhtiyar Uddin Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khilji ... Contact with the Digambara Bundelkhand Jains was reestablished when the Parwars Manju Chaudhary (1720–1785) was appointed the governor of Cuttack by the Maratha Empire ... In 2009, more than 165 Sarak Jains living in parts of West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand visited the ancient Jain pilgrimage center of Shravanabelagola ...
Legal Status Of Jainism As A Distinct Religion In India
... The question is politically charged because the Jains if recognized as a religious minority would be eligible for a series of benefits granted to ... such as marriage and inheritance of all Jains fully under the purview of Hindu Laws, a status that remains unchanged today ... The Union of India does not accord Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs the status of a religious minority even as some States have passed judgments pronouncing such a status at the state level ...