Jainism and the Western World: Jinmuktisūri and Georg Bühler and Other Early Encounters

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Flügel, Peter;
(1999)
  • Publisher: Jain Bhawan, Calcutta
  • Subject: 8570 | 1500 | 1000

The article reconsiders the perceived coincidence of interests of the Jains and orientalist scholarship in the 19th and early 20th centuries on the basis of Georg Bühler’s (1837-1896) personal account of his visit to the famous Jain library in Jaisalmer in 1874, publish... View more
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