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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Buddhist Philosophy and Culture: Essays in Honour of N.A. Jayawickrema
Article/Chapter Title:Indian Perspectives on the Spirituality of Animals
Editor(s):Kalupahana, David J; Weeraratne, W G
Author(s):Jaini, Padmanabh S
Publisher Name:N.A. Jayawickrema Felicitation Volume Committee
Place of Publication:Colombo
Date of Publication:1987
Annotation:Using examples from Brahmanical, Buddhist and Jain literature, Jaini presents an “Indian view” of animals as capable of moral and spiritual development and relates this to tendency of Indians and especially Jains to revere all forms of life.
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