Example sentences for: jainism

How can you use “jainism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Jainism

  • As old as Buddhism, Jainism has made its mark with its concept of ahimsa (non-violence) and is much more pacifist than its name, which means religion of the conquerors.

  • It ended in a profitable marriage alliance with the Greeks, but later Chandragupta turned to more sober thoughts: he converted to Jainism, and finally starved to death at the temple of Sravanabelagola.

  • Jainism, which never spread beyond India, claims 2 million followers, including many businessmen in Gujarat and the Deccan, with a few in Bengal.

  • But the tribes were less amenable and so became the breeding ground for two new religions espousing non-violence, Jainism and Buddhism.


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