Posted: 10.06.2014
 
Namaste! This is my immense pleasure to inform you that the 16 th World Sanskrit Conference would be organised and hosted by Sanskrit Studies Centre, Silpakorn University in 2015 (June 28-July 02) in collaboration with International Association of Sanskrit Studies (IASS) . This Conference which attracts scholars from various fields related to Sanskrit throughout the world, offers the largest academic platform...
Posted: 23.05.2014
 
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology Invitation for the Inaugural function of the 26th All India Summer School on Prakrit Language and Literature 2014 which is being organized at this institute for three weeks . We shall be obliged if you kindly grace the occasion by your presence. Yours sincerely, Prof. Phool Chand Jain Premi Director (Academic) B.L. Institute of Indology Invitation: 2014.05.25...
Posted: 27.02.2014
 
16th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 21 March 2014 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 21 March 2014 Time: 6:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Statue of "Cāritracakravartī" Ācārya Śāntisāgara "Dakṣiṇa" (1872-1955), "Digambara Jaina Siddhakṣetra" Kunthalagirī, P.Flügel 2012 Book of Abstracts: Phases 1-4 Type Biographic Verses in the Āvaśyaka-Niryukti as the Main Sources...
Posted: 21.02.2014
 
SOAS Statue of "Cāritracakravartī" Ācārya Śāntisāgara "Dakṣiṇa" (1872-1955), "Digambara Jaina Siddhakṣetra" Kunthalagirī, P.Flügel 2012 Date: 21 March 2014 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 21 March 2014 Time: 6:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Workshop The full day workshop follows on from the lecture by Dr Saryu Doshi (Mumbai) Book of Abstracts Book of...
Posted: 21.02.2014
 
SOAS Statue of "Cāritracakravartī" Ācārya Śāntisāgara "Dakṣiṇa" (1872-1955), "Digambara Jaina Siddhakṣetra" Kunthalagirī, P.Flügel 2012 The Migration of Art Styles: The Jaina Pañcakalyāṇaka Scroll of Ṛṣabha Lecturer: Dr Saryu Doshi (Mumbai) Date: 20 March 2014 Time: 6:00 PM Finishes: 20 March 2014 Time: 9:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event:...
Posted: 20.02.2014
By Dr. Robert J. Del Bonta
When illustrating the lives of the Jinas, it is typical to use examples from the Svetāmbara Kalpasūtra, and many paintings from manuscripts of it have been published over the years. One might get the impression that this text is the only one to recount the lives of the Jinas, but there are actually many such texts in a variety of languages that tell the stories of these tales in much greater detail. The...
Posted: 20.01.2014
 
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology announces 26th All India Summer School 2014 on Prakrit Language & Literature PDF / Flyer / Registration
Posted: 22.10.2013
By Theresa Suski
Nearly one and a half years have passed, since the last visit of Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah. Fortunately, Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah from Bangalore University, Karnataka, once again visited the Center for Jaina Studies (CfJS) at Free University Berlin, Germany. It was not only Prof. Hampana who returned but also his endless power and positive energy with which he suffused us. The reason for his visit was the award...
Posted: 12.10.2013
 
To the Executive Committee of the Freie Universität Berlin: Petition of Studierende der Kunstgeschichte Südasiens Open letter to the Executive Committee of the Freie Universität Berlin in support of the retention of the subject of Art History of South Asia at the Freie Universität Berlin. Saying “NO!” to the planned abolishment of the subject of Art History of South Asia at the Freie Universität...
Posted: 09.10.2013
 
Invitation:, Text Version: National Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research at Shravanabelgola and Center for Jaina Studies at Freie Universität Berlin would like to invite you cordially to attend the bestowal of the Prakrit Jnanabharati International Award to Prof. em. Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst (Lausanne) Prof. Dr. Christine Chojnacki (Lyon) on Saturday, 19th October 2013 at the Auditorium of the...
Posted: 06.09.2013
 
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology Invitation
Posted: 11.05.2013
 
Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Institut für Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens Piotr Balcerowicz The Beginnings of Jainism and Ājīvikism Datum: Mo., 13. Mai, 17 Uhr Ort: Institut für Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens , Seminarraum 1 Apostelgasse 23, 1030 Wien Organisation: Ernst Prets (IKGA) Thema/ Topic There is some evidence that the beginnings of Jainism could not be properly...
Posted: 18.04.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology Press News from Divya Bhaskar's City Bhaskar- 11 April 2013
Posted: 17.04.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology Lecture on Jain Achara Series-1 on 16th April 2013 by Dr. Jitendra B. Shah. The event was presided by Prof. Harshad Trivedi, Registrar, Gujarat Sahitya Academi
Posted: 16.04.2013
By Dr. Christopher Key Chapple
14th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2012 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2012 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Animals in Early India: Stories from the Upani s ads, the Jatakas, the Pañcatantra, and Jaina Narratives This paper will explore key animal stories from Indian literature. These fall into two basic genres: animals as animals...
Posted: 16.04.2013
By Dr. Michael Tobias
14th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2012 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2012 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre 12th Annual Jaina Lecture: Mahavira, Don Quixote And The History Of Ecological Ethics And Idealism Date: 21 March 2012 6pm - 7.30pm Lecturer: The lecture was part of the symposium Biodiversity Conservation and Animal Rights: Religious and...
Posted: 16.04.2013
By Andrew More
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: This paper discusses the logic of argumentation in passages relating to the laity in Sūyagaḍaṃga 2.2 as well as in the section on the hierarchy of beings at the end of the Uvavāiya. In Sūyagaḍaṃga 2.2 the compiler...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Himal Trikha
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In the Satyaśāsanaparīkṣā Vidyānandin frequently uses kathaṅcit, sarvathā, anekānta and ekānta to demonstrate the supremacy of the Jain's ontology to the ontological theories of other schools of thought. The paper...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Dr. Jayandra Soni
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In dealing with the history of Jaina philosophical speculation after the age of the Āgamas, K.K. Dixt in his now well-known work Jaina Ontology (pp. 88-163) conveniently divides the speculations into three stages which he...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Fabien Schang
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Jainism is part and parcel of what has been depicted under the name of "dialectical logics", or "Indian logics". What do these logical systems consist in? A special emphasis will be made about formal semantics, given that the...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Dr. Shin Fujinaga
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Saptabhaṅgī or a statement with seven sentences sometimes represents the whole Jaina philosophical doctrine and logical thoughts. In this paper, first its relationship with anekāntavāda or the Jaina theory of multi-face of...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Laurent Keiff
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In a recent paper on Siddharṣigaṇi's Handbook of Logic penned by Gorisse, Clerbout and Rahman (2011, JPL), one finds the idea that the viewpoint-knowledge of the Jain gnoseology is an implicit epistemic context that bounds...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Anne Clavel
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: It is well-known that the doctrine of viewpoints (nayavāda) is a cornerstone of the Jaina philosophy of multilateralism inasmuch as the truth of an utterance does not imply that any other utterance is false. The usual...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Dr. Marie-Hélène Gorisse
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Late Jain treatises about theory of knowledge essentially deal with the following question: how to gain new knowledge? In the field of argumentation, this task is generally handled by an inference (anumā ṇ a), the means by...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Olle Qvarnström
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: This paper deals with the Jain portrayal and critique of Sāṃkhya epistemology as expressed in Haribhadrasūri’s Śāstravārtāsamuccaya and Yogabindu. These texts provide us with a series of hypothetical, but in all...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Dharmanand Jain
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Into the panorama of Indian Epistemology and Logic Jain philosophers entered later than Naiyāyikas and Buddhists, but they have contributed a lot by developing a new definition of pramāṇa (organ of valid cognition), types...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Dr. Peter Flügel
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Jain perspectivist logic is predicated on the alternation of viewpoints in time. The paper will explore in which ways Jain conceptions of time and logic are interrelated. A phenomenological approach will be proposed to...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Ājīvikism, a vanished Indian religion, has been admirably studied by A. L. Basham in his 1951 monograph. Since then, a renewed study of the existing evidence has led to an improved understanding of this religion. New...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Masahiro Ueda
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In Jaina texts, there were several methods to investigate the words in sacred scriptures (Āgama). Using these methods, commentators of the scriptures were able to investigate the words and transmit their exact meanings for...
Posted: 11.04.2013
 
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Pdf:
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Dr. Piotr Balcerowicz
13th Annual Jaina Lecture: Date: 21 March 2013 Time: 6:00 PM Finished: 21 March 2013 Time: 8:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Abstract Despite its importance for the history and development of Indian religions and philosophical thought, the beginnings of Jainism, not to mention the movement of the Ājīvikas once apparently closely allied to the Jainas, still remain shrouded in...
Posted: 13.03.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology organizes National Seminar on In Search of Rare Prakrit Literature (23rd – 24th March 2013) in collaboration with Gujarat Sahitya Academy Gandhinagar
Posted: 04.03.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology National Mission for Manuscripts Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (Under Ministry of Culture, New Delhi) & L. D. Institute of Indology cordially invites you for the Tattvabodh Lecture Series Speaker: Prof. Park Hensley on A Three-Level Ontological Approach to Fundamental Physics Chief Guest: Prof. Rajmal Jain Head of Space Mission Group, PRL, Ahmedabad on Saturday,...
Posted: 15.02.2013
 
13th Annual Jaina Lecture: Jaina Logic and Epistemology. Is This How it All Began? Photo: Ingrid Schoon Date: 21 March 2013 Time: 6:00 PM Finishes: 21 March 2013 Time: 8:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Lecture Abstract Despite its importance for the history and development of Indian religions and philosophical thought, the beginnings of Jainism, not...
Posted: 13.02.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology All interested are cordially invited to attend Manuscript Day organized by Manuscripts Conservation & Resource Centre Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology Ahmedabad in collaboration with National Mission for Manuscripts Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi on Thursday, 14th February 2013 at 4.00 P.M. Premier Film Show on લેખનગાથા (...
Posted: 05.02.2013
 
15th Jaina Studies Workshop: Jaina Logic Photo: Ingrid Schoon Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Workshop The full day workshop follows on from the lecture which is held on Thursday, 21 March. Programme Time Description 9.00 Tea and Coffee First Session: Jain perspectivism 9.15 Johannes...
Posted: 03.01.2013
 
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology Invitation Seminar on Tirthankar Parsvanath to be held on 06.01.2013 at 03.00 P.M. at BLII. Kindly attend the function and grace the occasion. With thanks regards, Prof. Phool Chand Jain Premi Director, B.L. Institute of Indology
Posted: 06.12.2012
By Steven M. Vose
Bhakti , Jains, and the Periyapurā ṇ am in Telling Early Medieval Tamil History (7th to 12th c.) The Periyapurā ṇ am , a twelfth-century Tamil hagiography from South India, recounts episodes from the lives of the sixty-three Śaiva poet-saints ( nāya ṉ mār s), who embody the highest ideals of devotion ( bhakti ) to Śiva. A major theme in this work by Cēkkiḻār, a Cōḻa court minister to King...
Posted: 29.11.2012
By Shivani Bothra
Dharma Academy of North America 10th Annual DANAM Conference 2012 November 16-19, 2012 Chicago, Illinois McCormick Place Convention Center Jain Center Chicago and ISJS Greets DANAM and AAR Scholars November 16 - 20, 2012 Jain Center Chicago DANAM (Dharma Academy of North America) is an independent, non-political, donation-based non-profit organization of Virginia, with a focus on constructive presentation of...
Posted: 29.11.2012
 
FIU Miami Mahavir Jayanti Annual Lecture series organized by Bhagwan Mahavir professorship of Jain Studies: Prof. Nalini Balbir is a Professor in the Department of Indian Studies at the University of Paris-3 Sorbonne-Nouvelle and the Director of Studies in Middle Indian Philology in the School of Advanced Studies in History and Philology at the Sorbonne, Paris, France. Her chief research interests are in...
Posted: 15.11.2012
By Dr. Anita Sudhir Bothara
National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science And Scriptures Revealing the Scientific Nature of the Jain Concept 'Sammūrcchima' (Agglutination) A Paper presented in a National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science and Scriptures, between 22nd-24th October 2012 at Jasol, Rajasthan I. References have been taken from the Website Wikipedia - Subtexts: - Asexual reproduction Hermaphrodite Cloning II. References...
Posted: 08.11.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science And Scriptures Darwin's Theory of Evolution from a Jain Viewpoint A Paper presented in a National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science and Scriptures, between 22nd-24th October 2012 at Jasol, Rajasthan. 1. Rationale behind the Choice of the Subject Scholars of Jainology always claim that the tenets of Jainism are closer to the modern scientific concepts than all...
Posted: 05.11.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
Pro-Environmental Thoughts and Actual Practices in Jain Tradition: A Critical Review A Paper presented in the International Conference and Workshop jointly arranged by UNESCO-UOP at Pune from 13th-16th October 2012 Introduction In the last two decades the branch called 'Jain Studies' is flourishing in India and abroad with amazing pace. Jain institutions and Study Centers arrange grand conferences, symposiums...
Posted: 31.10.2012
By Dr. Vilas Adinath Sangave
Rise of the Tradition The Bhaṭṭāraka tradition is a very well established tradition of sufficiently long duration and prestige found among the Digambara Jainas of different parts of India. The Bhaṭṭāraka was a special type of religious authority evolved by the Digambara Jainas during the early part of the medieval period as a policy of survival to meet the severe challenges created by the advent of...
Posted: 18.09.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
डॉ. नलिनी जोशी : गुन्हेगारी जगत् आणि क्रियास्थान
Posted: 18.09.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
डॉ. नलिनी जोशी : दशलक्षणपर्व - चिंतन १-१०
Posted: 06.08.2012
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology A Scientific talk on What in Gods name is the Higgs Boson by Prof. Shubhendra Mohanty Physical Research Laboratory Presided by Prof. Narendra Bhandari Physical Research Laboratory on Tuesday 14th August 2012 at 4.30 p.m. at L. D. Institute of Indology Ahmedabad 380009 Shrenikbhai Lalbhai Dr. J. B. Shah Chairman Director RSVP: 079-26302463
Posted: 06.07.2012
By Theresa Suski
Impressions by the CfJS.FU students Professor Hampa Nagarajaiah from Bangalore University, Karnataka, came to visit the Department of Art History of the Freie Universität Berlin in June 2012. For the students it was an honor to present him the Center for Jaina Studies and its enormous holding of books - special thanks again to Pierre Amiel who donated most of the books. All excitement seceded when...
Posted: 29.06.2012
 
Invitation ►Prof. Hampana Lecture @ Center for Jaina Studies Das Zentrum für Jaina Studien (Center for Jaina Studies) am Fachbereich für Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften und die Abteilung Kunstgeschichte Südasiens des Kunsthistorischen Instituts lädt ein zu einem Vortrag über die kanaresische Literatur im südlichen Indien unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Jaina Religion: Prof. Dr. Hampa...

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