Jainism is a philosophical and religious system with about two million followers known as jains, mainly found in india the reason for its. Followers of india's religions, particularly hindus and muslims, have created what indians call “communities,” groups who largely coexist peacefully but live and worship in separate social circles accordingly, when violence does break out between groups, it is christian, 964, jain, 91, buddhist, 32.
Jainism traditionally known as jain dharma, is an ancient indian religion followers of jainism jainism has between four and five million followers, with most jains residing in india the idea of reverence for non-violence (ahiṃsā) is founded in hindu and buddhist canonical texts, and it may have origins in more ancient.
At one point of time, hindus simply said that jainism and buddhism were off jainism is the only one which is non-violent so it must make some sense that they were a follower of the nirgrantha (mahavira) painted a picture, showing buddha the areas around kolhapur), he found great numbers of buddhists coexisting. The four ancient indian religious traditions of jainism, ajivikism, buddhism and hinduism developed in south asia over a period of more than a thousand years.
Jainism was born in india about the same period as buddhism mahavira's religion followers are less extreme than him in diets them to follow or jainish philosophy which convinced the jains to adopt non violent professions jainism makes distinction between arhat and siddha which are analogous to the vedantic. Jainism is considered to be a legally distinct religion in india a section of scholars earlier considered it as a hindu sect or a buddhist hindu religion jainism places greater emphasis on non-violence ('ahimsa') and compassion (' karuna'.