Quick Answer: Is Jain A Religion?

Which caste do Jains belong to?

jain come under OBC Or General Category and what was exact cutoff for jain.

Hello, Jainism does not follow or believe in Caste System.

Anyone who believes in principle of Jainism can Follow it..

Can a Brahmin marry a Jain?

Can Jains, Hindus, and Brahmin get married? Jains, Hindus, and Brahmin are allowed to get married as long as: The lifestyles of the two people are close enough. The family has no major objections.

Are all Jains rich?

Jains are the richest religious community, with more than 70% of their population in the top quintile. There isn’t much difference between Hindus and Muslims and they are very close to the national distribution of wealth.

Is Jain a religion or caste?

Jainism is an offshoot of Hinduism that came about in the sixth century B.C. as a reaction to the Hindu caste system. Its progenitor was a man known as Mahavira. Legend has it that he was born in a higher caste and lived in the lap of luxury, but was not happy.

Is Jain A Hindu religion?

Jainism is considered to be a legally distinct religion in India. A section of scholars earlier considered it as a Hindu sect or a Buddhist heresy, but it is one of the three ancient Indian religions.

Which religion is oldest Hindu or Jain?

Interaction with other religions. Jainism co-existed with Buddhism and Hinduism in ancient and medieval India. Many of its historic temples were built near the Buddhist and Hindu temples in 1st millennium CE.