vii, 272p., 23 cm., (Encyclopaedia of Women Society and Culture Series No. 4)
CONTENTS:- 1. Jaina Thought. 2. Jaina Monastic Way of Life. 3. Jaina Yoga and Mysticism. 4. The Digambara and Svetambara 5. Spraed of Jainism. 6. Jainism on Women. 7. Buddhism on Nature. 8. A Buddhist Emperor. 9. The Vedanta. 10. Buddhism and Hinduism. 11. Women in Buddhism.
The role and status of women in society can best be understood within the cultural content by the operation of various historical, political, economic and educational factors moulding the society within the framework of time and space. The present volume comprising of eleven chapters deals with the prinsociety.