UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-5

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    Jainism aims at attainment of freedom from worldly bonds. For this 'they believe no ritual is required for the liberation.' It can be obtained through famous jewels of Jainism. Which of the following are jewels of Jainism?
    1. Right teacher             
    2. Right knowledge     
    3. Right effort                
    4. Right action
    5. Right observation       
    6. Right faith
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  2, 4 and 6                    

    B)  1, 2, 3 and 4       

    C)  2, 4, 5 and 6                

    D)  3, 5 and 6

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The jewels to obtain liberation in Jainism are considered as three jewels or Triratna. They are right knowledge, right action and right faith. By this, as Jainism believes everyone can attain freedom from worldly bonds. The Triratna of Jains were a little different from eight fold path of Buddhists. The eight fold path of Buddhists are known as Ashtangika Marga. It comprised of right observation, right determination, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right awareness and right concern.

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