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 by perfection through successive lives, and noninjury to living creatures and is noted for its ascetics.
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: