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Digambara Jainism and the Making of Old Kannada Literary Culture
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Digambara Jainism in the ­Euro-American Academy

The history of the Digambara Jains, the most prominent branch of Jainism in the ­Kannada-speaking Deccan region, is a history that is yet to be fully told – in the ­Euro-American academy anyway. Since the ­mid-20th century, there have been a number of Indian scholars working…

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Pierce Taylor, Sarah, “Digambara Jainism and the Making of Old Kannada Literary Culture”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online, Denison University University of Edinburgh University of Bergen University of California, Berkeley John E. Cort, Paul Dundas, Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristi L. Wiley. Consulted online on 16 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2590-2768_BEJO_COM_035073>
First published online: 2020



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