Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    How does Jainism Differ from Hinduism

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Please help answer the following question.

    How does Jainism differ from Hinduism? How did Hinduism influence Jainism?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 4:58 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/religious-studies/comparative-religion/jainism-differences-hinduism-485949

    Solution Preview

    Question: How does Jainism differ from Hinduism? How did Hinduism influence Jainism?

    Solution:

    Please see attached chart and explanation.

    You asked:
    How does Jainism differ from Hinduism? How did Hinduism influence Jainism?
    The clearest way to identify the differences between Jainism and Hinduism is in a T-Chart.
    (see attached file for formatted version of the chart)

    Jainism
    Founder: Vardhamana Mahavira
    Founded 6th Century
    Guiding Principles: Non-Violence ("Ahimsa"); Non-Possession ("Apraigraha"); Non-Absolutism ("Anekanta")
    Man is in charge of other living beings and should ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution helps explain the differences between Jainism and Hinduism. It also discusses how Hinduism influences Jainism. It discusses differences with respect to the founder, guiding principles, scriptures and basic philosophies. The explanation is given in 335 words with a chart comparing Jainism and Hinduism.

    $2.19