ahisma

ahisma

The Jaina doctrine of non-violence and non-injury to any form of life.
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Visitors to the newly refurbished eatery will get a chance to sample its new menu, which includes a variety of curries, burgers wraps and sweets, while staff will be on hand throughout the day to speak about the philosophy of ahisma.
Ahisma (Sanskrit) means that all Jains and almost all Buddhists are strict vegetarians.
Ch'eng brothers and Chu Hsi (1976) suggest that Hinduism is not as strict concerning ahisma as Jainism or Buddhism.
Atha yat tapo danam arjavam ahisma satya-vacanam iti, ta sya daksinah (And his austerity, gifts, uprightness, non-violence, and truthfulness-all these are the largesses .
Gandhi's ahisma, or nonviolence, in the face of overwhelming British force may have been more practical than moral and Indians, in the destruction of the Ayodhya mosque and the various religious massacres, in situations of superiority have shown themselves to be as aggressive and violent as anyone.
These included Ahisma Farm, a cooperative near Cleveland that was modeled after Gandhi's training center for nonviolent living; and the Newark Christian Colony (later known as the Newark Ashram), which sought to put its nonviolent ideals into practice by serving the poor.
CIGAR, COMPACT 56, AHISMA, OUTREACH - Punk rock, 8:30 p.