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The Jain concept of ahimsa (non-injury) prevents one from doing any harm to our fellow sentient beings. While the monastic order (Sadhus and Sadhvis) go to great lengths and austerities to prevent harm upon others, householders are encouraged to observe […]

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“To kill any living being amounts to killing one’s self. Compassion to others is compassion to one’s own self. Therefore one should avoid violence like poison and thorn.” –Mahavira It’s no secret that Jain philosophy is big on ahimsa (non-injury), […]

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