Author: Johannes Bronkhorst

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Johannes Bronkhorst is a Dutch Orientalist and Indologist, specializing in Buddhist studies and early Buddhism. He is emeritus professor at the University of Lausanne. Bronkhorst has concentrated on the history of Indian thought and published on a wide range of topics, including indigenous grammar and linguistics, the interaction between BrahmanismBuddhism, and Jainism and their philosophical schools and religious practices.

Remarks on the History of Jaina Meditation June, 2022 Johannes Bronkhorst

1.The canonical texts of the Svetambara Jainas contain very little information about meditation. All important passages have been discussed else-where (Bronkhorst,1986: ch. 3), so that a brief restatement of the main results will be sufficient here.