Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions

Christopher Key Chapple
eISBN-13: 9780791498774

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This book probes the origins of the practice of nonviolence in early India and traces its path within the Jaina, Hindu, and Buddhist traditions, including its impact on East Asian Cultures. It then turns to a variety of contemporary issues relating to this topic such as: vegetarianism, animal and environmental protection, and the cultivation of religious tolerance.

ISBNs 9780791414972, 0791498778, 9780791498774
Language English