Buddhism concretely believes that karma is the direct effect of one’s own action. The two religions also have differing views about the soul. The soul, according to Jainism is more universal. It is present in all things may it be the living and non-living things. All elements in the universe wind, earth, fire and water also have their own respective souls.
Reincarnation is the re-birth of the soul or the re-birth of the Atman. Reincarnation is considered a failure to Hindus because you didn't reach Moksha. You can be reincarnated as basically anything. The best this to be is a human because its closest to Moksha. Also an animal, plant, or any object depending on your previous life.
In order to understand any religion one needs to understand their history and how they flourished. Similarly, to get a better understanding of Buddhism and Jainism one needs to understand their origins and theology. The main aim of both the religion was to find a substitute way of achieving salvation in life instead of the ritual bound Brahmanism way of Hinduism. First, Jainism is amongst the many oldest practicing religions found today and like its counterparts it has a deep history attached to
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They perform jobs that are considered disgraceful to the higher castes such as garbage disposal and cleaning toilets.  Hinduism is based on the idea of reincarnation, Hindus believe that life flows in a constant circle beginning with birth, life, and death and the only way to break the cycle is by completing moksha.  Moksha is complete liberation from the endless cycle of rebirths and is attained through the true realization of why one has been put on earth.  There are four life goals in Hinduism that helps one realize and appreciate the true meaning behind salvation. These three goals are kama, artha, and dharma which result in moksha.
Jainism Jain is an old Indian religion that has always existed and will always exist. Historians date the foundation of the organized or present form of Jainism to sometime between the 9th and the 6th century BCE. What is Jainism? Jainism main principles, philosophy, beliefs and practice emphasizes on : 1. non violence (Ahimsa) towards all living beings, 2. spiritual development through cultivation of one's own personal wisdom, 3. reliance on self control through vows, 4. right vision or view (Samyak Darshana), right knowledge (Samyak Gyana) and right conduct (Samyak Charitra), Jainism is also referred to as shramana (self-reliant) or the "path of the niganthas" (those without attachments or aversions) by ancient texts. Jains are strict vegetarians and live in a way that minimises their use of the world's resources and do not believe in wasting.
He argued that they were part of the structure of the mind and that we would have no experience without them. He says that sight, smell, touch etc. are all meaningless to us unless they are brought under these innate concepts. Kant believes in a world beyond our conceptual scheme called the noumenal world which he says we can know nothing about and it is impossible to discuss. People have criticized this view by say that how can Kant know that the Noumenal world exists if there is no evidence of it.
Mahavira declared that man can get freedom from the cycle of birth and death by practicing the following principles, namely, Right belief, Right knowledge and Right action. He rejected the authority of Vedas, objected to Vedic rituals and the supremacy of Brahmins. * Impact of Jainism: The main doctrine of Jainism was non-violence or Ahimsa. When the Kshatriyas accepted the faith, they gradually lost their fighting spirit. They became docile and this had a bad impact on the political life.
The main point that Jung makes in relation to communism by actually getting people to literally having self-knowledge, connecting this to religious experience that becomes the only counter-balance to a human being and society, it is the unconscious areas of ourselves that we have absolutely no knowledge about whatsoever, as our only conception for gaining the experience. Jung is stating these kinds of experiences can’t be found plainly, an individual must self-explore create his own weltanschauung. A human being knows and understands his distinction from animals and wild beasts by anatomical and physiological differences, but as an aware and conscious being, lacks all the requirement for his own self-judgement. Humanity does not have another self-aware being to compare to, therefore consciousness will remain an unsolvable puzzle. Without consciousness there would be no world, because we wouldn’t be aware of it “for the world exists for [all of] us in so far a it is consciously reflected by a psyche “Consciousness is a precondition of
al 4764). The Jina are the authoritative figures for which the religion is names after; the English translation for the Sanskrit Jaina is Jain. Jainism is similar to Hinduism and Buddhism in that it’s main soteriological belief, or that the ultimate purpose of the religion, is to become enlightened and escape the reincarnation cycle, known as samara. Also similar to both