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1) ahimsa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ahimsa, (him´sa) (KEY) [Sanskrit,=noninjury], ethical principle of noninjury to both men and animals, common to Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Ahimsa became influential...

2) ahimsa. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Buddhist and Hindu doctrine expressing belief in the sacredness of all living creatures and urging the avoidance of harm and violence. Sanskrit ahis : a-, not; see...

3) Asoka. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...a notable example is at Sarnath. In these inscriptions, he proclaimed his belief in ahimsa, or nonviolence and advocated tolerance of all faiths. He erected numerous...

4) 3. South Asia, 1000-1500. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...and dominated Kumarapala. 3 1143-72 As a good Jain, Kumarapala decreed respect for life (ahimsa); prohibited alcohol, dice, and animal fights; and rescinded a law...

5) 1568. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Zoroastrians, Sabaeans, and Christians. Akbar showed new respect for animal life (Jain ahimsa) and Zoroastrian reverence for the sun, and invited to court from Goa...

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