(Sanskrit = "do not injure")
The concept of non-violence.
1. It is an important tenet of many Indian religions (e.g. Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism), and is based upon the premise that all living beings have a spark of the divine.
2. An important and related idea is hylozoism, the belief that all matter (including the universe as a whole) is in some sense alive.
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