Root of Diversity - Karma

Posted: 13.05.2019
To find out the cause of diversity amongst living beings, is the basic problem to be addressed before all the philosophies and science. Diversity is apparent and experienced by all. Some are happy, some are not. Some have the structure of ant and some take birth in the form of an elephant. Some are intelligent and others are not. Some are adorable and whilst others are condemned and insulted by others. All...


Posted: 05.12.2018
The incredible treasure of Jain ā gamic literature preached by Lord Mahaveer, compiled by Ganadharas, and secured by Jain Acharya, is available to us at present. I extend my reverence to the whole tradition. This unparalleled treasure has been introduced to me by my spiritual Guru Acharya Shri Tulsi, who initiated, educated and nurtured me and further helped me to develop concrete faith towards it. The...

Anekāntavāda : Two Conceptual Issues

Posted: 22.06.2016
By Pradeep P. Gokhale
Anekāntavāda: Two Conceptual issues The aim of this article is to raise two issues concerning anekāntavāda and respond to them. The issues I would like to raise are conceptual in that they arise in the course of elucidation of the concept of anekānta. I am not concerned very much here with the acceptability or otherwise of anekāntavāda . However, the decision regarding acceptance or non-acceptance of...

A New Paradigm of Socio-Economic World Order ►From a Jain Perspective

Posted: 21.07.2015
By Dr. Sohan Lal Gandhi
At the Zenith of Materialistic Progress Social Values Reach their Nadir The age we live in is marked by mounting unrest, unprecedented economic disparities, abject poverty, tantalizing hunger, increasing threat of global warming, gross violation of human rights, rapidly expanding ethos of terrorism, ever-increasing population, unsustainable human lifestyle, gradually disintegrating institution of family and...


Posted: 29.05.2013
The Anuvrat Movement was initiated in Sardarshahar in Rajasthan, India in the mid-twentieth century as a nonviolent, non-sectarian and spiritual mass movement. In the words of a devout Terapanthi, "the Anuvrat Movement was enacted by Gurudev Tulsi to bring ethics in the lives of people. Gurudev Tulsi prescribed some code of conduct, which was most non-sectarian. The aim of Anuvrat was to make human being better...

Jain Theism - Concept of God in Jainism

Posted: 08.06.2012
By Dr. Hemant Shah
Abstract Jainism is the philosophy and religion of Jainas- the followers of religion preached and practiced by the Tirthankaras, the last of whom was Lord Mahavir. Jainism is one of the nine systems of Indian Philosophy; and one of the systems that is considered as an Atheistic in its nature. In this paper, I have tried to show that Jainism is not atheistic; it is Theistic, believing in god and it has its own...


Posted: 23.02.2012
Appendix I Forest Influences, Joseph Kitteredge, Megrow-Hill Book Company Inc; New York, Taranto, London, 1948. Manuj Aur Vriksha, S.M. Jain, Rashtradoot, Jaipur 08-10-63. Vanya Praniyon ka Sarankshan, S.M. Jain, Vir Vani, Jaipur, 03-10-64. Floods and their Control, S.M. Jain, Rajasthan Chronicle, Jaipur, 24-07-1966. Jain Ethics, Dr. Dayanand Bhargava, Motilal Banarsidas, Varanasi, 1968. Rajasthana ke vanya...

Jaipur ►International Encounter ►17th Feb to 20th Feb 2011 ►Update

Posted: 29.12.2010
By Dr. Sohan Lal Gandhi
International Encounter on Universal Wellness through Meditation, Yoga and Holistic Health 17th Feb to 20th Feb 2011 organized by Pt. Madhusudan Ojha Institute of Vedic Studies and Research, Jaipur, India in association with Libera Universita di Oki-Do Mikkyo Yoga, Italy You are cordially invited to explore the ways to universal wellness which is at stake on account of our perverse lifestyle rooted in greed for...

List of Contributors

Posted: 08.12.2010
Prof. Dr. Nalini Balbir , University of Paris-3 Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Centre Censier, 13, rue de Santeuil, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France. Mailing address: 32, rue des Bruyères, 92310 Sèvres, France, Prof. Dayanand Bhargava , Chairman, Pandit Madhusudan Ojha Veda Vijnana peeth, J.R. Rajasthan Sanskrit University Jaipur. Present address: J 1/7 Jeevan Suraksha flats, Vidya Dhar Nagar Sector -2 Jaipur 302 023, Prof...

National Seminar on “Application of Non-Possession in Jainism” organized in JVBU, Ladnun from November 27-29, 2010 - Report

Posted: 03.12.2010
By Dr. Bachh Raj Dugar
Jain Education and Research Foundation A National Seminar on “Application of Non-Possession in Jainism” held in the Jain Vishva Bharati University from November 27-29, 2010.There were four academic sessions based on various sub-themes along apart from the inaugural and valedictory sessions. Prof. Nathan Katz with Samani Charitra Pragya, the Vice-Chancellor of JVBU in seminar In the Inaugural session, the...