Jainism is a religion which symbolizes solidarity and unity between all beings. Jainism is deeply philosophical and a very scientific religion. This book covers historical developments of Jainism from its earliest time to its latest version. As one of the world's major religions, Jainism has today a very long history of a splendid tradition, with a well-defined philosophy and code of ethics. This volume covers its beginning, antiquity, doctrines, Tirthankaras, spread, and its contribution to world's culture and art heritage. Main sects and practices, important scriptures, prestigious scholars, sacred sites, prayers and pilgrimages, beliefs, rituals and ceremonies, all are covered in this volume.