The hand symbolizes Ahiṃsā, the wheel dharmachakra, the resolve to halt saṃsāra (transmigration).
Major religious groups as a percentage of world population
Classification of Saṃsāri Jīvas (transmigrating souls) in Jainism
"Priest King" of Indus Valley Civilisation
Lord Neminatha, Akota Bronzes (7th century)
The so-called Pashupati seal, showing a seated and possibly ithyphallic figure, surrounded by animals.
District wise Jain population percentage India census 2011
Jain miniature painting of 24 tirthankaras, Jaipur, c. 1850
Hindu Swastika
Jain temple painting explaining Anekantavada with Blind men and an elephant
Buddha statue at Darjeeling
A Jain monk in meditation, wearing the characteristic white robe and face covering
Buddhist Monks performing traditional Sand mandala made from coloured sand
Nishidhi stone, depicting the vow of sallekhana, 14th century, Karnataka
Saga Agastya, father of Tamil literature
Praying at the feet of a statue of Bahubali
Typical layout of Dravidian architecture which evolved from koyil as king's residence.
Jain worship may include ritual offerings and recitals.
Krishna fighting the horse demon Keshi, 5th century, Gupta period.
Celebrating Das Lakshana (Paryushana), Jain Center of America, New York City
A basalt statue of Lalita flanked by Gaṇeśa and Kārttikeya, Pala era.
The birth of Mahavira, from the Kalpa Sūtra (c.1375–1400 CE)
The Golden Temple of Mahalakshmi at Vellore.
An aerial view of the Meenakshi Temple from the top of the southern gopuram, looking north. The temple was rebuilt by the Vijayanagar Empire.
Idol of Suparśvanātha
Harmandir Sahib (The Golden Temple) is culturally the most significant place of worship for the Sikhs.
A symbol to represent the Jain community was chosen in 1975 as part of the commemoration of the 2,500th anniversary of Mahavira’s nirvana.
Mahamagam Festival is a holy festival celebrated once in twelve years in Tamil Nadu. Mahamagam Festival, which is held at Kumbakonam. This festival is also called as Kumbamela of South.
Rishabhdev, believed to have lived over 592.704×1018 years ago, is considered the traditional founder of Jainism.
The largest religious gathering ever held on Earth, the 2001 Maha Kumbh Mela held in Prayag attracted around 70 million Hindus from around the world.
The ruins of Gori Jain temples in Nagarparkar, Pakistan, a pilgrimage site before 1947.
Map showing the prevalence of Abrahamic (pink) and Indian religions (yellow) in each country
Ranakpur Jain Temple
A devotee facing the Ganga, reading a stack of holy books ("Chalisa" of various god) at the Kumbh Mela
Dilwara Temples
A holy place for all religion - "Mazar of Pir Mubarak Gazi"
Parshvanath Temple in Khajuraho
Symbols of Major Indian Religions
Girnar Jain temples
Jal Mandir, Pawapuri
Lodhurva Jain temple
Palitana temples
Saavira Kambada Basadi, Moodbidri, Karnataka
Jain temple, Antwerp, Belgium
Brahma Jinalaya, Lakkundi
Hutheesing Jain Temple

Jainism also known as Jain Dharma, is an ancient Indian religion.

- Jainism

Jainism is India's sixth-largest religion and is practiced throughout India.

- Jainism in India

These religions, which include Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism, are also classified as Eastern religions.

- Indian religions

Jain doctrine teaches that Jainism has always existed and will always exist, Like most ancient Indian religions, Jainism has its roots from the Indus Valley civilization, reflecting native spirituality prior to the Indo-Aryan migration into India.

- Jainism in India

The religion has between four and five million followers, known as Jains, who reside mostly in India.

- Jainism

Historical roots of Jainism in India is traced back to 9th-century BC with the rise of Parshvanatha and his non-violent philosophy.

- Indian religions
The hand symbolizes Ahiṃsā, the wheel dharmachakra, the resolve to halt saṃsāra (transmigration).

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