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Mehr KashmiriProfessor CalebWorld ReligionsChapter 5 Jainism and SikhismOne thing I understood reading about Jainism is that it derived from Hinduism directly.While Jainism and Hinduism believe in reincarnation and karma cycle Sikhism is morelike Islam with its belief in one God. Jainism is considered one of the oldest Indianreligions.Followers of Jainism are called Jains and must observe five majorvows:ahimsa, not lying, not stealing (asteya), chastity, and non-attachment. Jainism doesnot recognize a creator or god and believes in an eternal life cycle. The ultimate goal inJainism is to obtain Moksha, liberation of the soul. On the other hand Sikhism believes inone creator and equality amongst all. Sikh teaching emphasizes the principle of equalityof all humans and rejects discrimination on the basis of caste, creed, and gender. Sikh
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