This is a topical collection of resources related to Jainism. It includes sculptures, manuscripts, and paintings from the Smithsonian Institution's collection as well as links to outside web resources for further background information. Some questions to guide thinking are embedded throughout.
As they explore the collection, users might consider how Jain art and architecture reflect the main beliefs of the religion.
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