Re: Jains - Are they Hindus?
Subject: Re: Jains - Are they Hindus?
From: nshah@NMC.ED.RAY.COM (Nirav Shah)
Date: 15 Jun 1994 16:05:39 GMT
Organization: Equipment Division, Raytheon Company
In article <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Lokeswara Rao) writes:
>Mahavira (the founder of jainism) came from India as did ramanuja,
A minor correction.
Mahavir was not the founder of Jainism.
He was only the 24th Tirthankars of Jainism. This means that there were
23 before him that follwed and preached Jainism.
Jains pray to him the most since he is the most recent one.