Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

JAINISM

No description
by

on 11 October 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of JAINISM

JAINISM
Major Beliefs
"
The main symbol of Jainism is the hand with the wheel in the palm. This is a symbol of the Jain vow of Ahisma. and a peaceful non violent life.

\
Symbols & Meanings
Holidays
April: Akshaya Tritiya, Mahavir Jayanti
August: Dashalakshani Parva (Sometimes falls in September)
September: Anata Chaturdosi/Anat Chaturdoshi, Paryushan/Paryushana Parva, Samvastri, Ksamavani
November: Jhan Panchami, Lokash Jayanti, Diwaili/Deepavali, Bhat Beeg
Nature of the Gods

-Polytheistic
-God is not the creator but the "perfect being
-The followers are always trying to please the Gods.
-The Gods consists of higher and lower Gods
- Most important God is Ambika who is the mother goddess protects women and children.
Sacred Texts
There is no one scared text rather various papers or essays that they read that teach Mahvira.
Sects/Bracnhes
2 Major Branches:
Digambara
Svetambra
Creation Myth
The universe and everything in it is eternal. nothing that exist now was ever created, nor will it be destroyed


Was founded in Eastern Asia in 550 B.C. by the teaching of Parsva & Mahavira

HISTORY
Life After Death
When the body dies the soul instantly move in to the next body and quality of life depends on karma
Followers Today
Jainism has 4.3 million followers today which is roughly 0.6% of the world
How to Reach Salvation
They may not harm anyone or anything

Say all of your prayers

Be a good person
They Believe in 3 Jewels Right of faith, Right of knowledge, and Right of conduct

They also believe in that the soul is independent form the body and is responsible for its action
Rituals
Monasticism, Worship, and Meditaion are rituals of Jainism. Monasticism includes non-violence (ahimsa), truth (satya), non-stealing (asteya), celibacy (brahmachanga), and non-possessiveness (aparigraha).
Rules
Ca
Cause no harm to any santient being
Full transcript