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Religion Library: Jainism

Jainism Rites and Ceremonies

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Rituals differ by sect, but generally include fasts, devotional worship, and meditation. Initiation into renunciant orders is effected by the elaborate Diksha ritual. The ritual of Sallekhana entails fasting until death when one's body begins to interfere with spiritual progress.

 

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