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It is a mistake to reduce all early hinduism to vedic religion: atheist traditions like jainism //wwwancienteu/hinduism. Along with hinduism and buddhism, jainism is one of the major religions of ancient india followers of jainism believe that the universe are everlasting and is not. Jainism is an ancient religion that originated on 550 bce in north india centuries before gautama buddha its main focus is to prescribes a path of non-violence towards all living beings. Jainism in indian environment jainism is an ancient religion from india that teaches that the way to liberation and bliss is to live a life of harmlessness and. Jainism in south india the finds in the excavations at harappa and mohanjadaro offer convincing support to the view that jainism is an ancient religion.