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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / dr. awdhesh kumar

Jainism believes in extremities in physical renunciation.It
is not practically possible for a common man to take to
such extreme austerity.
Present day Jainism is similar to Hinduism with Statue
worshiping and pomp and show. True spirit of Jainism is now
confined to saints and Munis only.

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / guest

The assimilative power of Hinduism, the destruction of
their templesby the foreign invaders and the influence and
popularity of Shaiva and Vaishnava saints in the South

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / adithya

because of 3 reasons 1)practice of jainism in attaining
keval gnan required alienation from worldly
relations ,strict following of ahimsa(even during severe
draught) made them socially weak and vulnerable to invaders
(muslims,brahminical conspiracies like brainwashing of jain
hoysala king bittideva by ramanujacharya making him into a
vaishnava vishnuvardhanan, also recently to christian
brainwashing) 2)strongly the influence of vaishnava(mainly
sri krishna bhakti) and shaiva(like lingayatism in
karnataka)bhakti movements and also included the
comparitive social freedom available in hinduism i mean
inpuranic following precisely 3)internal battles among jain
dynasties particularly in south india

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / gayathri gopalakrishnan

the split of jains into digambaras and swetambaras and the
absence of an able leadership after mahavira.

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / dileep reddy

Jainism did not spread all over India . It preaches AHIMSA
which was highly impossible for a common man to follow. The
lack of royal support for this religion . The influence of
Hinduism .ie.,Vaishnava and Shaiva also an important reason
for the decline of Jainism .

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / abhinav

Jainism follow hard penance hence people started following
different religion

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / shreya

The revival of Brahmanism was a great setback to Jainism

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / sharon

the lack of royal patronage brought about the decline of
jainism.
the reform movement in hinduism is also a cause.

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / titir

Jainism stressed on extreme renunciation, and common people
found it very difficult to follow such severe penance.
Other causes for the decline of the religion was because of
the revivalism of Brahmanism, as well as the division of
Jainism into two sects, namely, Digambaras(sky clad) and
Svetambaras(white clad).

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What are the causes for the decline of Jainism..

Answer / snehasish nag

Many hesitated to embrace Jainism because of the rigid
principles.

Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 1 No

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