20.03.2015 ►17th Jaina Studies Workshop ►Jaina Tantra

Published: 13.03.2015
Updated: 02.07.2015



17th Jaina Studies Workshop - Jaina Tantra

IMG-Jaina Tantra

19th century Image of an apsarāḥ, Śāntinātha Jaina Mandira, Cūru/Rajasthan (Photo: P.F. 2014)

Date: 20 March 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Finishes: 20 March 2015
Time:
6:00 PM
Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
Type of Event: Workshop

Registration

This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required. Online Registration

Programme

Time Description
09.00

Tea and Coffee

First Session: Textual Studies

09.15
Paul Dundas (University of Edinburgh, Scotland) 
Tantra Without ‘Tantrism’: The Quotidian Jain Mantra According to Somasena Bhaṭṭāraka
09.45
Jagat Ram Bhattacharyya (Shantiniketan, India)
Tantric Elements in the Original Praśnavyākaraṇa‒ A Study
10.15
Ellen Gough (Yale University, USA)
The Digambara Sūrimantra and the Tantricization of Jain Image Consecration
10.45
Tea & Coffee

Second Session: Jaina Tantra & Meditation

11.15
Shugan Chand Jain (International Summer School for Jain Studies, New Delhi)
Peculiarities of Jaina Yoga as depicted in Jñānārṇava by Śubhacandra (1003-1068 A.D.)
11.45
Christopher Key Chapple (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA)
The Five Great Elements (pañca mahābhūta) in Jaina Meditation Manuals
12.15
Samaṇī Pratibhāprajñā (SOAS, University of London & Jain Viśva Bhāratī Ladnun)
Tantric Elements in Prekṣa-Meditation
12.45
Group Photo
13.00
Lunch: Brunei Gallery Suite

Third Session: Tantric Elements in Jaina Ritual

14.00
Michael Slouber (Western Washington University, USA)
Mundane Matters: Sex and Violence in Early Medieval Jain Tantra
14.30
Peter Flügel (SOAS, University of London)
Digambara Jaina Divination Rituals in Coastal Karṇāṭāka
15.00
Tea & Coffee

Fourth Session: Tantra in Hinduism and Jainism

15.30
John E. Cort (Denison University, USA)
Reading Gorakhnāth through a Jain Lens: Jain Receptions of the Nāths in Pre-Colonial North India
16.00
Olle Qvarnström (University of Lund, Sweden)
Tantra in Practice: How to Convert a King
16.30
Brief Break

Roundtable

16.45

Addressing the question:

"In the 19th century, many Indian social and religious reformers differentiated 'custom and rituals' from 'true religion'. Is this distinction still relevant for lived Jainism today?"

In the Chair: John E. Cort (Denison University, USA)

Featuring:

  • Ashok Jain (Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Ashok Jain (Department of Botany, Gwalior University)
  • Anupam Jain (Government Autonomous Holkar Science College, Indore)
  • Bhattaraka Charukirti (Shri Jain Matha Jain Kashi Mudbidri)
  • Chakresh Jain (Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, New Delhi)
  • D.C. Jain (Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi)
  • Kokila H. Shah (Department of Philosophy, Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College, Mumbai)
  • Parasmal Agarwal Jain (Oklahoma State University, Stillwater & Udaipur)
  • Sanjeev Sogani (Gyan Sagar Science Foundation, New Delhi)
  • Vimal Kumar Jain (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Trombay, Mumbai)
18.00  
Final Remarks

Organiser: Centres & Programmes Office

Contact email: centres[at]soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4893

Sponsor: SOAS Centre of Jaina Studies, University of Lund and Gyan Sagar Science Foundation

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  4. Bhattaraka Charukirti
  5. Bhaṭṭāraka
  6. Centre Of Jaina Studies
  7. Charukirti
  8. Christopher Key Chapple
  9. Delhi
  10. Digambara
  11. Ellen Gough
  12. Gwalior
  13. Gyan
  14. Gyan Sagar Science Foundation
  15. Hinduism
  16. Indian Institute of Technology
  17. Indore
  18. International Summer School for Jain Studies
  19. JAINA
  20. Jagat Ram Bhattacharyya
  21. Jain Viśva Bhāratī
  22. Jaina
  23. Jaina Studies Workshop At SOAS
  24. Jainism
  25. John E. Cort
  26. Kashi
  27. Kokila H. Shah
  28. Ladnun
  29. London
  30. Lund
  31. Mahavir
  32. Mantra
  33. Matha
  34. Meditation
  35. Michael Slouber
  36. Mudbidri
  37. Mumbai
  38. New Delhi
  39. Olle Qvarnström
  40. Paul Dundas
  41. Peter Flügel
  42. Ram
  43. SOAS
  44. Sagar
  45. Samaṇī Pratibhāprajñā
  46. Science
  47. Shantiniketan
  48. Shugan Chand Jain
  49. Tantra
  50. Udaipur
  51. University of Lund
  52. Violence
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  54. Yoga
  55. Śāntinātha
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