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Jainism in the Tamil-Speaking Region
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When talking about contemporary Jainism in the Tamil-speaking region, one should resist the ideological tendencies, which are strong in a state dominated by decades of Dravidian nationalism, to consider some Jain communitie…

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Emmrich, Christoph, “Jainism in the Tamil-Speaking Region”, 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 25 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2020

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