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What story of ahalya and indra is mentioned in jain padma Purana?

Story of ahalya and indra is very different in Ramayana and padma Purana Many tells that story of ahalya and Indra in padma Purana is interpolation of Jains What do Jain Ramayana (Padmacarita or padma ...
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Did buddhism and jainism decline because they are anti ritualistic and contrary to what brahmin hindus propagate? [closed]

Also, can someone tell me where to start from for Indian philosophy and culture like some map which covers all Philosophies?
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Is Rishabha, the founder of Jainism and the avatar of Lord Vishnu, the same characters or two different characters that only share the name? [duplicate]

Is Rishabha, the founder of Jainism and the avatar of Lord Vishnu, the same characters or two different characters that only share the name? I'm Hindu but don't believe that there is a connection ...
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Is Hinduism related to Jainism? [duplicate]

I see a lot of stuff that sort of show that Jainism is related to Hinduism.For example, Was Parsvanatha, the 23rd tirthankara of Jainism, an avatar of Lord Shiva? Asks if Parsvanath, the 23rd ...
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What are necessary and sufficient conditions for being a Hindu, if they are to make Jains, Sikhs, etc. non-Hindu? [duplicate]

What parameters are used to classify Jains Sikhs Buddhists etc as Non-Hindu?
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What is the role of Jainism and Buddhism in introducing Vegetarianism to Hinduism?

It is said on multiple occasions that initially Hinduism was not a vegetarian society. From Was Lord Rama a non-vegetarian? :– I know meat eating is not restricted to any Hindu Caste, while in ...
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How did some Jain Bunts became administrators of Hindu Temples?

From this Wikipedia Article, Some Jain Bunts are hereditary trustees abd administrators of Hindu Temples, an example being at the Dharamsthala Temple How and why did Jain Bunts became the ...
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Which scripture is the source of the following sloka?

Sri Sri Sitaramdas Omkarnath quotes one line of a sloka in one of His writings: na sikshed yaavanim bhaashaam na gachched jaina-mandiram meaning : One should not learn any European (Yaavani) ...
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Marici (Mareechi), in Jainism and Hinduism. Are they the same?

Hinduism has Rishi Marici, who is one of the Saptarshis. Wikipedia says that he is the founder of Vedanta. However the first systematized book on Vedanta is the Brahma Sutras, composed by Badarayana. ...
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What are the main theological differences between Hinduism and Jainism?

I know Jains do not accept the authority of the Vedas. But what are the main theological differences between Hinduism and Jainism?