The World of Conquerors (Volume 2)
Sussex Academic Press, 9781898723318, 322pp.
Publication Date: October 19, 1998
In two volumes
Let me introduce you to Jainism by greeting you in a Jain way, Jai Jinendra. The greeting has a special meaning. It means honour to the person who has conquered himself. It also means honour to the conqueror of inner evils, who has shown the path of self-conquest and
happiness to all living beings . . . Life is dear to us all, to happy individuals but also to the unhappy. But questions arise in our mind. Who has given us such life? Who takes it away when we die? Why are there injustices in life? . . . Since the beginning of time humans have sought answers to these questions and have attempted to unravel the great mysteries of creation and the cosmos through religious and metaphysical speculation . . . In India many different solutions have been put forward . . . Among them is Jainism, one of the oldest religions in the world.