A report on Non-possession, Ahimsa in Jainism and Jainism
Ahimsā (', alternatively spelled 'ahinsā', Sanskrit: अहिंसा IAST: ', Pāli: ) in Jainism is a fundamental principle forming the cornerstone of its ethics and doctrine.- Ahimsa in Jainism
ln Jainism, aparigraha is the virtue of non-possessiveness, non-grasping or non-greediness.- Non-possession
The three main pillars of Jainism are ahiṃsā (non-violence), anekāntavāda (non-absolutism), and aparigraha (asceticism).- Jainism
After ahiṃsā, Aparigraha is the second most important virtue in Jainism.- Non-possession
5. Aparigraha (Non-possession)- According to Jain texts, attachment to possessions (parigraha) is of two kinds: attachment to internal possessions (ābhyantara parigraha), and attachment to external possessions (bāhya parigraha).- Ahimsa in Jainism
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In Jainism, the word Śrāvaka or Sāvaga (from Jain Prakrit) is used to refer the Jain laity (householder).
1) Ahiṃsā – Not to hurt any living being by actions and thoughts. Out of the five types of living beings, a householder is forbidden to kill, or destroy, intentionally, all except the lowest (the one sensed, such as vegetables, herbs, cereals, etc., which are endowed with only the sense of touch).
5) Aparigraha (Non-possession) – Detachment from material property