JAINISM JAINISM: The word Jainism is derived from ‘Jina’ which means ‘ conqueror  ’— one who has conquered his passions and desires. It is applied to the liberated souls who have conquered passions and desires and karmas and obtained emancipation. The Jainas  believe in 24 Tirthankaras  or ‘  Founders of the Faith ’  through whom … Read more