The Jaina and the British: Collaboration and Conflict, Concealment and Contribution During the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Posted: 14.08.2017
By Prof. Dr. John Cort
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies of the University of Tübingen hosted an international conference on 19-20 February 2010, with major funding from Fritz Thyssen Stiftung. The conference was organized by Dr Andrea Luithle-Hardenberg of the Department of Indology and Comparative Religion of the University of Tübingen. It was truly an...

HN4U Condolence/Obituary Page for Gurudev Acharya Mahaprajna

Posted: 22.04.2017
 
22.04.2017 8th Mahaprayan Day of Acharya Mahaprajna Jainism’s Golden Sun Sets Please send your contribution by email to editors@herenow4u.net 108 Sunita Bothra When Glory of the God take birth as a human being it is called Mahapragya, a great philosopher, a pious saint who illuminated the whole world by his pious thoughts. He enlightened our life by giving the important method like Jeevan Vigyan and Preksha...

Jaina Studies Series

Posted: 04.01.2017
By Dr. Peter Flügel
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Jaina Studies have become an accepted part of the Study of Religion. This series provides a medium for regular scholarly exchange across disciplinary boundaries. It will include edited volumes and monographs on Jainism and the Jains. Volume One: Studies in Jaina History and Culture:...

Ahimsa Times 163, 2014-03

Posted: 04.03.2014
 
Ahimsa Times PARNA AUCTION GOES FOR RUPEES 21,21,00,000 AT MARINE DRIVE MUMBAI Maharaj Saheb Shri Hasratan Vijayji has completed hundred and eighty days of fasting. This occasion has given the reason for glorious celebrations to his followers and community members. As per the prevalent tradition, the community announced Parna Auction. A big number of followers participated in this auction at Marine Drive Mumbai...

Ahimsa Times 162, 2014-02

Posted: 03.02.2014
 
Ahimsa Times THIS ISSUE OF AHIMSA TIMES DEDICATED TO JAIN MINORITY ISSUE Trustees, Editors & Patrons of Ahimsa Foundation & Ahimsa Times Expresses their Gratefulness towards Indian Cabinet for Granting Minority Status to Jains at National Level. While paying homage, we also remember Late Sri Bal Patil and thank him for his arduous efforts on behalf of Jain Community on this subject. Several Individuals and...

20.01.2014 ►Big Breaking News: Union Cabinet clears Granting Minority Status to Jains at the National Level

Posted: 21.01.2014
 
Jain Heritage Centres January 20, 2014 - a historic day for the Jains world wide Union Cabinet clears Granting Minority Status to Jains at the National Level A long awaited several decades old struggle with the untiring efforts of thousands of Jains comes true. Sri K.Rehman Khan minister for minority affairs confirm the news to Nitin H.P. of WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM . Government order to be issued in a weeks...

Jain Minority

Posted: 02.01.2013
 
Legal status of Jainism as a distinct religion in India given by the indian government in 2014 for all Indian states. Wikipedia: 1 History of Jain demand for minority status 1.1 Recommendation of National Minorities Commission 2 The Bal Patil Judgement 3 U.P. Basic Shiksha Parishad Judgment 3.1 Illustrations noted by the Supreme Court 3.1.1 Jawaharlal Nehru 3.1.2 Dr. S. Radhakrishnan 4 "Freedom of Religion...

Penser, dire et représenter l'animal dans le monde indien [Book Review]

Posted: 02.03.2012
By Signe Kirde
Penser, dire et représenter l'animal dans le monde indien. Textes réunis par Nalini Balbir et Georges-Jean Pinault. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2009. (Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études, Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, No. 345). 927 pp., Ill. ISBN 978-2-7453-1903-6. EUR 140,00. The voluminous compilation Penser, dire et représenter l'animal dans le monde indien assembles twenty-nine...

07.10.2011 ►Sad News ►Mr. Bal Patil Passed Away

Posted: 11.10.2011
 
19.11.1932 - 07.10.2011 Jay Jinendra We are sorry to inform you that Mr. Bal Patil passed away this afternoon. He shall be cremated at Kandivali this evening before sunset. He was the man behind the Jain minority cause. And for many like us, he was our friend, philosopher and guide. For a brief glimpse of his life, please look up http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bal_Patil Respectfully, Anish Shah, Shreyans Sukhani...

Jainism: An Eternal Pilgrimage

Posted: 25.09.2011
 
About: Jainism an Ancient Religion of India As one of the oldest religions of the world, if not the oldest, Jainism is one of the three major Indian religions along with Hinduism and Buddhism. Jainism, of great significance through succeeding in its many thousands of years old history in preserving to the present day its personal religious identity, personifies a unique faith with its own philosophy, mythology,...