South Asian Peoples
Jainism is a nontheistic religion founded in India in the 6th century BC by the Jina Vardhamana Mahavira as a reaction against the teachings of orthodox Brahmanism. The Jain religion teaches salvation through a combination of right faith, right knowledge and right conduct practiced hrough strict adherence to the requirements of a doctrine of non-violence (Ahimsa).
Peoples within this cluster:
Chaturtha Jain; Jain, Bengali; Jain, Gujarati; Jain, Haryanvi; Jain, Hindi; Jain, Kannada; Jain, Maithili; Jain, Marathi; Jain, Nepali; Jain, Rajasthani; Jain, Tamil; Jain, Telugu
Countries where they are found:
India; Kenya; Nepal
Unreached people groups:
Number of countries: