Glossary of Jainism


This glossary of Jainism provides definitions of terms related to Jainism, with links to full articles where available.

(Sanskrit dipavali, "row of lights"). Major festival in Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness. It is celebrated for five days in the lunar months of Ashvina and Karttika, which is usually late October and November in the Gregorian calendar.
Jain Prateek Chihna
Official symbol of Jainism.

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Title Glossary of Jainism
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MLA Citation “Glossary of Jainism.” ReligionFacts.com. 3 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021. <religionfacts.com/jainism/glossary>