Economics Of Mahavira ► 03 ► [03.07] Economics of Non-violence and Peace - Constituents of Economics

Posted: 17.01.2006

Economics deals mainly with three elements:

  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Consumption

In Mahavira's times, the main source of production was agriculture. In those times, there were no industries.
Agriculture was the main occupation.
In that context, the guidelines that he prescribed for a societal person were such that even in agriculture one must think about the purity of means.

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