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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

India's Jains

  • Aired: 08/30/2013
  • 07:37
  • Rating: NR
Many younger Jains are finding that living in the modern world requires more flexibility than the anti-materialistic rules of their religion allow. "My grandparents said they don’t eat food at night. But going out with friends at night, having a social circle and having to maintain those social circles, we can’t be as strict as our grandparents," says twenty-year-old Geetika Jain.
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