Jainism

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From Jain +‎ -ism.

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Jainism

  1. An ancient Dharmic religion, with a focus on nonviolence and personal effort to elevate the reincarnating soul towards moksha by liberating it from samsara.
    Jainism is similar to other eastern religions in believing in reincarnation.
  2. (philosophy) A nontheistic heterodox Indian philosophy

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