The Heart of Jainism – Mrs Sinclair Stevenson (1915) (1st ed)

S$54.00

The Heart of Jainism – Mrs Sinclair Stevenson (1915) (1st ed)

S$54.00

Title: The Heart of Jainism

Author: Mrs. Sinclair Stevenson

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1915. Part of the series ‘The Religious Quest of India’. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, ex-library book with minimal library markings. Sticker to ffep, and residue of stickers that were peeled off, on endpaper. Tanning to edges, and a slight pen mark on bottom edge. Text clean, binding tight. 335pp., app 8.5″ by 5″.

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A comprehensive book on Jain history, philosophy, and practices, with observations on the Jain community of Gujarat, who lived there and spoke fluent Gujarati. Chapters include a biography of Mahavira, the different Jain communities, Jain philosophy and fundamental truths, as well as the daily lives of laymen and ascetics. This is one of the earliest popular, non-academic accounts of Jainism written in English.