Jīva and Ahiṃsā: A Contribution Towards a Biocentric Morality

Posted: 20.12.2017
By Frank Van Den Bossche
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London For the Pythagoreans wisdom (sophia) consisted of the recognition of religious and moral obligations of man defined in an eschatological context. The lover of such wisdom was called a philosphos, a 'philosopher,' one of— if not the earliest —uses of the word in that sense. Pythagoras (ca. 570 to ca. 490 BCE) taught the immortality and...

Donation of Books from Prof. Nagarajaiah Hampa

Posted: 21.07.2011
 
Donation of Books from Prof. Nagarajaiah Hampa After the former Institute of Indology and Indian Art History has been closed in 2008, the University Library stopped the purchase of indological books and, additionallly, reduced the number of indological books in stock. Hence, when the Center for Jaina Studies (CfJS.FU) was opened, the condition of the University Library in terms of Jainology was insusufficient...

Samanijis’ Trip to Belgium

Posted: 17.12.2010
 
Samani Prasanna Pragya Samani Rohit Pragya Antwerp Samani Prasanna Pragyaji and Samani Rohit Pragyaji, disciples of Acharya shree Mahashramanji, were invited by the Jain community of Antwerp (Belgium). During the Samanijis’ stay of thirteen days (1 - 13 December, 2010) at Antwerp, many people including children, youths and adults took part in various sessions and learned about Jainism, Preksha Meditation and...

International Conference ►Jainism Through the Ages

Posted: 01.10.2010
 
Invitation for the Inaugural function of the International Conference on Jainism Through the Ages A Historical Perspective 8th,9th & 10th October 2010 Mysore India Divyasannidhya: His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sri Shivaratri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, Sri Sutturu Veerasimhasana Mahasamsthana Mutt, Mysore His Holiness Swasti Sri Bhuvana Kirti Bhattaraka Mahaswamiji Srikshetra Kanakagiri, Chamarajanagara District...

International Prakrit Seminar on Ancient Texts ►12-14 October 2010 ►Shravanabelagola

Posted: 13.07.2010
 
Bahubali Prakrit Vidyapeeth & National Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research Shravanabelagola India International Prakrit Seminar on Ancient Texts 12-14 October 2010 Shravanabelagola India Programme 11th Oct. 2010 Reception of Scholars Evening Arrangements Accomodation 12th Oct. 2010 Breakfast 07:30 - 08:30 Bahubali Darshan Vindhyagiri 08:30 - 10:00 Venue: Kanji Swamyi Yatrikashram Hall Registration with...

11th Jaina Studies Workshop At SOAS - Jaina Scriptures And Philosophy - March 12-13, 2009

Posted: 07.12.2008
 
11th Jaina Studies Workshop At SOAS - Jaina Scriptures And Philosophy March 12-13, 2009 Jaina Scriptures And Philosophy Research on the Jaina Agamas, once the main domain of Jainology and Prakrit Studies, has become rare nowadays, while studies of Jaina philosophy and religion based on sources in Sanskrit, Middle and New-Indo-Aryan languages are increasing. The conference seeks to reconnect research on...