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Title: Jainism
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Date: July 21, 2000
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Munis (Jain monks) must take five vows: ahimsa, honesty, celibacy, refraining from stealing, and non-attachment. After firmly controlling his external senses and entering the community, monks rarely stay in the temple, instead traveling in small groups of five to twenty in order to preach and live as mendicants amongst the laymen...
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“Jainism is the only religion in the world where monastic practice came before the organization of a lay community of devotees”2; yet, both populations rely heavily upon one another. The holy men depend on the common men for food, sustenance, and shelter...
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