Lord Mahavira was the twenty-fourth Tirthankara of Jain religion. He gave the message of non-violence, equality and non-possession more than 2500 years ago. His message is an Inspiration for entire humanity. This book contains 230 thought-provoking aphorisms selected from the Jaina Agamic texts. Each aphorism has a title with translation in Hindi and English. Today there is a great need to propagate the teachings of Lord Mahavira. It is hoped that 'Springs of Jaina Wisdom' will give Peace and solace to the humanity suffering from Grief and tension in modem times.
"Volumes of pages compressed on one floppy, hundreds of songs on one CD, directories and diaries on one digital, these are Times when we like things to be handy. In keeping with this Consumer demand, there is a huge market for pocket-sized booklets found on many bookstore shelves. One such delightful attempt is the book under review. This booklet provides insights into the essence of Jainism. From the infinite words of WISDOM uttered by Lord Mahavira, select aphorisms are chosen, not an easy task, each one titled to provide further insight. The booklet is segmented into nine sections such as mind, karma, Religion and others. The Hindi translation, given alongside the English ones, increases the pragmatic worth of this booklet. In this age of information Processing and quick reference, this is an ideal book for students, laymen and scholars as well.
Aphorisms are chosen with care, the Language kept simple and lucid, the content uncluttered with not more than two aphorisms on any page, which is the intrinsic appeal of this inspiring booklet."
|Book :||Springs of Jaina Wisdom|
Book ID :52111
ISBN 13 :9788120830660
Year of Publication :2000
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Weight :1 Kg.