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Publisher: Penguin (October 26, 2006)
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The tales accumulated during this quantity mirror the wealthy culture of medieval Jain storytelling among the 7th and 15th centuries, from basic people stories and lives of well-known priests to classy narratives of rebirth. They describe they ways that a route to peace and bliss are available, both by means of renouncing the area or via following Jain ethics of non-violence, honesty, moderation and constancy. listed below are tales depicting the painful effects while a friend chooses lifestyles as a monk, the triumph of Jain girls who win over their husbands to their faith, or the rewards of an easy act of piety. the quantity ends with an account of vice and advantage, which depict the thieving and harmful passions lurking within the woodland of existence, able to rob the unsuspecting traveler of cause and advantage.