Posted: 18.01.2008
By Editor Carla Geerdes
All then went on very fast. Suddenly I was in the car, and we were on the road. Did I really give a German language course at the outskirts of desert Thar? In Sujangarh, 15 km from Ladnun, we stopped in front of a garage. I remembered that our friend Shri Balwant Mehta insisted in knowing number of the car, name, and mobile number of the driver. Perhaps incidents like this were in his mind. But 15 minutes...
Posted: 10.01.2008
By Editor Carla Geerdes
30.10.2007 Carla Geerdes, Dr. Samani Mangal Pragya, VC of JVB University, Samani Pratibha Pragya, Dr. Anil Dhar Like 27 days ago, we were sitting on the stage, but now it was for the farewell function. Unlike the first time, I was able to connect most of the faces in the audience with a name. Even those members of the university were present, to whom I have got acquainted during my stay: Professor Gaur and Dr...
Posted: 04.01.2008
By Editor Carla Geerdes
29.10.2007 Friday evening before the weekend trip, there was suddenly a knock at my door. A breathless messenger stammered, “Madame Vice-Chancellor calls you at her home - now.” He gave me sign to follow him and headed towards VC’s home. I knew that he did not speak one word of English language and asked myself how he had managed this difficult task. He was assistant to the VC’s personal assistant, and...
Posted: 28.12.2007
By Editor Carla Geerdes
27. / 28.10.2007 Sujangarh - Shri Sushil Kumar Bafana and Shrimati Supyar Bafana On my last weekend in Ladnun, Shri Sushil Kumar Bafana and Shrimati Supyar Bafana came to Ladnun for taking me on a religious weekend trip, scheduled a long time before my departure to India via emails. They are living in Kolkata and once a year visit their relatives at Sri Dungargarh. Sri Dungargarh is a little town built on...
Posted: 20.12.2007
By Editor Carla Geerdes
25.10.2007 Pooja Sharma and Karuna Jain Meanwhile I am back from India, and there are nearly two months between my visit to Pooja Sharma and the present day. This visit nevertheless is present in my memory, because it was the only private invitation during the whole month of my Ladnun stay. My social contacts were limited to the German language course and casual talks with its coordinator Dr. Dhar. Furthermore,...
Posted: 26.10.2007
 
On Sunday, 21st October 2007, the third chancellor of JVB University at Ladnun (Raj.) was introduced to the members of the university and presented himself to them. HereNow4U received this photo report from Ladnun itself.
Posted: 25.10.2007
By Editor Carla Geerdes
On 19th October 2007, I got the opportunity to interview JVB University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Samani Mangal Pragya on her experiences during the one year of being in this function. I wanted to know how she judges her work and where it is focussed on. Most of all, she is very happy that H.H. Acharya Mahaprajna has given such a responsibility to her. She is aware of the fact that in this function, some kind of...
Posted: 23.10.2007
By Editor Carla Geerdes
On 18th October 2007, at the occasion of a visit of German scholars from Department of Comparative Religion of Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, a workshop on “ Basics in Jainism” was organised on the campus of JVB Ladnun. During a conference in February 2007 in Punjab, Prof. Weber and Dr. Sikand had mentioned that their research trip to India in October would be on Jainism. The delegates...
Posted: 21.10.2007
By Editor Carla Geerdes
12.10.2007: Visit to Parmarthik Shikshan Sanstha 7 Mumukshus are participating in the German language course, Mumukshu Kirti, Mumukshu Shikha, Mumukshu Shweta, Mumukshu Nikita, Mumukshu Alpa, Mumukshu Meena, Mumukshu Sheetal. They invited me to take lunch with them and to visit their institution with the beautiful name, “Institution where Mumukshus are taught how to move towards liberation”. We arrived...
Posted: 19.10.2007
By Editor Carla Geerdes
Two students of German language Course, Shobha Chopra from Bikaner and Mamta Jain from Bewar near Ajmer, invited me during the Sunday excursion to visit them in their hostel. After the afternoon session of the course, it was convenient for all of us. The hostel for female students is situated next to the department of education. The university formally used this building, now university and College have new...

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