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The IANC volunteers recommend several books to you as a starting point in your search, including the Featured Books below. IANC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness of Indian culture and traditions.

Featured Books:



Studies In Jainism: Primer by Duli Chandra Jain
"Highly recommended"


Studies In Jainism: Reader 1 Studies In Jainism: Reader 2 by Duli C. Jain (Editor)

Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions by Christopher Key Chapple

Jainism : The World of Conquerors by Natubhai Shah
"Definitive guide to Jainism for a long time to come"

Riches and Renunciation : Religion, Economy, and Society Among the Jains (Oxford Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology) by James A. Laidlaw

The Lives of the Jain Elders
Acharya Hemachandra

That Which is Acharya Umaswati

Jainism, A Pictorial Guide to the Religion of Non-Violence by Kurt Titze

Jaina Relgion and Art by Ananda Chandra Sahoo

Jainism and Prakrit in Ancient and Medieval India (Essays for Prof. Jagdish Chandra Jain) by N.N. Bhattacharyya (Editor)

Open Boundaries : Jain Communities and Cultures in Indian History by John Cort (Editor)

The Scientific Foundations of Jainism by K.V. Mardia

Karma the Mechanism : Create Your Own Fate by Hermann Kuhn


Books from amazon.co.uk

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Realize What You Are : The Dynamics of Jain Meditation
Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanu, Leonard M. Marks

The Peaceful Liberators: Jain Art from India
Pratapaditya Pal

Silappadikaram and Manimekalai
Lakshmi Holmstrom

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Vegetarianism and Cookbooks:

Become a Vegetarian in Five Easy Steps.! by Christine H. Beard
"Provides a simple, easy-to-follow plan"

Melody of India Cuisine : Tasteful New Vegetarian Recipes Celebrating Soy and Tofu in Traditional Indian Foods
by Laxmi Jain, Manoj Jain (Contributor)
"While I must admit to disliking Indian Food, this book goes a long way in changing my opinion."

Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking by Julie Sahni
"an inspiring masterpiece"

Madhur Jaffrey's World-Of-The-East Vegetarian Cookbook by Madhur Jaffrey
"Over half our meals came from this book. She's accessible and reliable"

Other Books worth acquiring

These books may not be readily available. Amazon.com may be able to search a copy for you. Perhaps you can locate a copy during your trip to India.

The Tao of Jaina sciences by L. C. Jain

Samayasara : the soul-essence by Kundakunda

Life Force : The World of Jainism by Michael Tobias

Jaina Path of Purification by Padmanabh S Jaini

Jaina Religion and Community by Vilas A. Sangave, B. Srinivasa Murthy

Other Interesting Books

A River Sutra by Gita Mehta


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