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Jainism ture ) , led the first schism ( nihnava ) in Jainism during the Jina ' s
lifetime . Seven more schisms followed , and out of Jainism is both a philosophy
and a religion of India . the last , led by Sivabhūti ( c . AD 80 ) , gradually evolved
This doctrine of leśyās , peculiar to Jainism , seems to have been borrowed from
the Ajīvika doctrine of six classes ( jātis ) of bodies , expounded by Gośāla
Mankhaliputta , in the age of Mahāvīra . The six leśyās in Jainism are , in the ...
Jainism and Buddhism . Both Jainism and Buddhism revolted against
Brahmanical division of class by birth and the sacrificial killing of animals . Both
assimilated common Indian conceptions of deities , such as Indra , Brahmā , and
the yakşas ...
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