Jaina Rock-Cut Caves in Maharashtra, India

Posted: 21.12.2017
By Viraj Shah
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The hilly region of Maharashtra on the western coast of India is famous for a long and rich tradition of rockcut architecture with World Heritage Buddhist and Brahmanical cave-sites such as Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta. Compared to these, the Jaina caves of the region, except for those at Ellora, are little known. The present study attempts to...

Renunciation and Pilgrimage in Jainism - Perspectives from the Deccan

Posted: 19.01.2011
By Prof. Dr. Aloka Parasher-Sen
28 Renunciation and Pilgrimage in Jainism Perspectives from the Deccan “Tirthayatra brings an end to a number of beginnings, success in money, devotion of sangha, fortune for good people, renovation of old chaityas, development of tirthas. It helps in following the sayings of tirthankaras in correct way, bringing moksha closer and gaining higher status of human and god” (Jnanavijayaji, Upadeshtarangini...

Renunciation and Pilgrimage in Jainism - Perspectives from the Deccan

Posted: 19.01.2011
By Prof. Dr. Aloka Parasher-Sen
28 Renunciation and Pilgrimage in Jainism Perspectives from the Deccan “Tirthayatra brings an end to a number of beginnings, success in money, devotion of sangha, fortune for good people, renovation of old chaityas, development of tirthas. It helps in following the sayings of tirthankaras in correct way, bringing moksha closer and gaining higher status of human and god” (Jnanavijayaji, Upadeshtarangini...

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...