(This preliminary note on Part ‘D’, deals with the theory of Relativism (Syadavad) and Polyism or manifoldedness (Anekant) etc. Along with the theory of knowledge. It tells one, how to realize the truth, which has many- facets, and is highly complex. The theories of comprehensive knowledge cognizance (Pramana), stand-points (Naya) and Linguistic-aspect (Nikshepa) have also been explained in the simples possible manner.
(1) Theory of Relativity : Anekantvada; Nayavada & Syadvada
Jain philosophy has presented to the world, a significant instrument of understanding and expression it is Anekantvada or Nayavada read with Syadvada.