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An ascetic religion of India, founded in the sixth century bc, that teaches the immortality and transmigration of the soul and denies the existence of a supreme being.
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|Noun||1.||Jainist - a believer in Jainism |
Jainism - sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism
|Adj.||1.||Jainist - relating to or characteristic of Jainism; "Jain gods"|
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