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Jaina System of Education

by Debendra Chandra Dasgupta, Satyaranjan Banerjee

  • ISBN: 9788120815766, 8120815769
  • Year of Publication: 1999
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 153
  • Language: English
  • Regular price ₹ 400.00

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    It is historically certain that the Jaina contribution to education was as great, significant and important as that of the Buddhists. The book offers an account by studying the problem in connection with its five important agent, viz. the family, the church, the school, the state and the industry. The title 'Jaina System of Education' that the book bears might be more appropriately replaced by 'Educational Systems found in Jaina Literature' inasmuch as the Brahmanical the secular and the vocational education have also been dealt with. It is a historical fact that there were no watertight compartments in India separating Jainism Buddhism and other cognare schemes of life and caltgion. They all contributed harmoniously towards the development of culture as whole. Necessarily the contributions of these several systems in the field of education were inseparably mixed up.


    "This book is a very exhaustive and informative volume on the system of education which was prevalent in ancient India and the author has presented the whole picture of the educational life of jains through its several sources." --VEDANTA KESARI "...it is

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