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 Positive Non-Violence

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APPENDIX

CANONICAL QUOTES IN SUPPORT OF POSITIVE NON-VIOLENCE

019-01 Canonical quotes beginning (1)

1 Positive non-violence: the format

2 Kindness: the characteristic of dharma

3 Mercy: the basis of right vision

4 Mercy: the cause of karmic destruction

5 Cruelty : the cause of misery

019-02 Canonical quotes continued (2)

1 Protecting the living is also dharma

2 Monk: epitome of kindness and compassion

3 Fearlessness

019-03 Canonical quotes continued (3)

1 Compassion

2 Compassion as a sign of right vision

019-04 Canonical quotes continued (4)

1 Practice of compassion by Tīrthaṅkaras

2 The result of compassion

3 Preaching compassion

4 Kindness : mitigating others’ miseries

019-05 Canonical quotes continued (5)

1 Kindness is a natural attribute

2 The result of kindness

3 Charity

4 Charity is dharma

5 The result of charity: destruction of karma

6 The vow of charity

7 The charitable

19-06 Canonical quotes continued (6)

1 Charity by Tīrthaṅkaras

2 Friendly feelings

3 Friendship

4 Deceit : hindrance to friendship

5 Result of friendship

019-07 Canonical quotes continued (7)

1 Vaiyāvṛtya (service)

2 Types of vaiyāvṛtya (service)

3 The importance of vaiyāvṛtya (service)

019-08 Canonical quotes continued (8)

1 Karmic reduction through vaiyāvṛtya (service)

2 Sermon for service (vaiyāvṛtya)

019-09 Canonical quotes continued (9)

1 Affection (vātsalya): part of right vision

2 Tīrthaṅkara’s universal affection

3 Sermon for affection

019-10 Canonical quotes continued (10)

1 Merit and spiritual purity

2 Dharma is in mildness

3 Dharma is in simplicity

4 Non-violence and its importance

019-11 Canonical quotes continued (11)

1 Non-violence and the vows

2 Non-violence and its causes

3 Killing is fearsome

4 Violence gives pain and misery

5 Sensitivity of vegetation

6 All creatures like life and pleasure

7 All creatures dislike pain

019-12 Canonical quotes continued (12)

1 Feeling of equality and affection

2 Relinquishing enmity

019-13 Canonical quotes continued (13)

1 Violence a cause of harm and ignorance

2 Beneficial non-violence

3 Importance of vigilance in non-violence

4 When is violence flawed?

5 Eternal discourse on non-violence

6 Violence towards all categories of living beings is not equal

019-14 Canonical quotes continued (14 = final)

1 Non-violence: the means of liberation from pain and misery

2  Usefulness of auspicious activities

3 Universal weal

4 Mutual cooperation

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