Teachings Or Doctrines Of Jainism

Doctrines Of Jainism: (1) Mahavira preached that the ultimate goal of man is to attain freedom from worldly bonds to attain Moksha or salvation. It can be obtained by following Triratnas or Three Jewels. (2) Mahavira rejected the authority of the Vedas and the Vedic rituals. He advocated an austere and simple life with the ultimate aim to attain Kaivalya (nirvana or moksha). He was, however, not opposed to the theory of the caste system though he did not approve of the restrictions on food or drink. (3) Jainism is essentially atheistic, the concept of God is irrelevant. However, it … Continue reading Teachings Or Doctrines Of Jainism