14.01.2018 ►Acharya Shri VidyaSagar Ji Maharaj ke bhakt ►News

Posted: 14.01.2018
 
Update ✿ The Thought Wave -Article taken from the very famous book 'Silent earth #Mookmati epic composition of Ascetic #AcaryaVidyasagar Ji ✿ worthiest text ever shared! हम बड़े article नहीं पढ़ते लेकिन इसको पढ़ना चाहिए! The Existance of God & Its role 🙂 Generally, whatever is existent, can't be non-existent, and the origination...

Jainism in South India

Posted: 31.12.2017
By Dr. Sudalaimuthu Palaniappan
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London South Asia Research and Information Institute (SARII) and the Religious Studies Department of Southern Methodist University (SMU) organised a one-day conference on "Jainism in South India" on September 20, 2008 in Dallas, Texas. The objective of the conference was to highlight the significant influences Jainism has had on South Indian Culture. The...

Report on the First Consultation in Jain Studies, American Academy of Religion Montréal, Québec, Canada, 9 November 2009

Posted: 15.12.2017
By Dr. Christoph Emmrich
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London I t was, of all places, at the 2008 Toronto Tamil Studies Conference that Anne Monius from the Harvard Divinity School and the author of these lines met on a panel and thought: what a surprising and yet typical place to meet for people in Jain Studies! Indeed, scholars in our field based in Canada and the US usually come together only at intimate...

14th World Sanskrit Conference, Kyoto 2009: Jaina Studies Section

Posted: 14.12.2017
By Eiichi Yamaguchi
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The 14th World Sanskrit Conference was held on 1-5 September 2009 at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. It was the third time the conference was held in Asia, after Varanasi 1981 and Bangalore 1997. Nearly five hundred Sanskrit scholars attended from all over the world. They discussed many topics, divided into fifteen sections and two special panels,...

20.11.2017 ►Acharya Shri VidyaSagar Ji Maharaj ke bhakt ►News

Posted: 20.11.2017
 
Update Waoh! आज आचार्य श्री के सामने डोंगरगढ में अतिप्राचीन भव्य भगवान चंद्रप्रभ जी की शांतिधारा का video.. चंद्रगिरी के बड़े बाबा.. #AcharyaVidyasagar Update विवकेशील के सांथ...

Jaina Yoga: SOAS Jaina Studies Workshop 2010

Posted: 07.08.2017
By Prof. Dr. John Cort
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The 12th Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS on 18-19 March 2010, although only two days long, felt like a long journey through the history of Jainism. This year's theme was a very striking one: Jaina Yoga, a rare focus in Jaina Studies but highly interesting and long awaited. In spite of all the thorough research on yoga, the Jaina perspective has...

Sanmarga: International Conference on the Influence of Jainism in Art, Culture & Literature

Posted: 29.05.2017
By Prof. Dr. Robert J. Zydenbos
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London On January 2nd, 2012, a one-day conference on Jaina Studies took place in Bengaluru (the city formerly known as Bangalore), at a somewhat unexpected venue. Jain University (previously known as Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College) is a 'deemed university' according to the Indian University Grants Commission Act, that has focussed on technological and...

Jaina Narratives: SOAS Jaina Studies Workshop 2011

Posted: 08.05.2017
By Claire Maes
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London Jaina Narratives, the 13th Jaina Studies Workshop held at SOAS on the 17th and 18th of March 2011, was a successful Jaina literary marathon. Presenters approached the theme from a broad array of perspectives, ranging from the applicability of narratological tools, Jaina poetry, and the phenomenon of intertextuality in Jaina narratives, to modern...

Worshipping the Ideal King: On the Social Implications of Jaina Conversion Stories (3)

Posted: 03.03.2016
By Dr. Peter Flügel
Part 3: 2.2 The Conversion of the Merchant Banārasīdās A brief glance at the description of the 'conversion' of the seventeenth century merchant and mystic Banārasīdās from Śaivism (the religion of the kings) to Jainism (the religion of his ancestors) in the Ardhakathānaka shall, finally, help to illustrate the pervasiveness of conceptions like those implicit in the Śālibhadracarita. There are...

Worshipping the Ideal King: On the Social Implications of Jaina Conversion Stories (1)

Posted: 01.03.2016
By Dr. Peter Flügel
Part 1 Worshipping the Ideal King On the Social Implications of Jaina Conversion Stories Peter Flügel The differences between history, hagiology and mythology are deliberately blurred in Jaina (Jain) literature. Not only biographies and universal histories, the caritras and purāṇas, and monastic chronicles and genealogies, the sthavirāvalīs, paṭṭāvalīs and gurvāvalīs, mix or combine...