Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions

Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions

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by Christopher Key Chapple
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0791414981

ISBN-13: 9780791414989

Pub. Date: 08/24/1993

Publisher: State University of New York Press

This book probes the origins of the practice of nonviolence in early India and traces its path within the Jaina, Hindu, and Buddhist traditions, including its impact on East Asian Cultures. It then turns to a variety of contemporary issues relating to this topic such as: vegetarianism, animal and environmental protection, and the cultivation of religious tolerance.

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This book probes the origins of the practice of nonviolence in early India and traces its path within the Jaina, Hindu, and Buddhist traditions, including its impact on East Asian Cultures. It then turns to a variety of contemporary issues relating to this topic such as: vegetarianism, animal and environmental protection, and the cultivation of religious tolerance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791414989
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
08/24/1993
Series:
SUNY Series in Religious Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

A Note on Diacritical Marks

Introduction

Part I. Nonviolence, Animals, and Earth

1. Origins and Traditional Articulations of Ahimsa

2. Nonviolence, Buddhism, and Animal Protection

3. Nonviolent Asian Responses to the Environmental Crisis: Select Contemporary Examples

Part II. The Nonviolent Self

4. Otherness and Nonviolence in the Mahabharata

5. Nonviolent Approaches to Multiplicity

6. The Jaina Path of Nonresistant Death

7. Living Nonviolence

Notes

Index

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