Posted: 14.04.2014
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS Letter: April 13 2014 Shri Mahavirayanamah Respected ISJS Well Wisher, Sadar Jai Jinendra! At the outset I and ISJS wish a very happy Mahavira Jayanti to you and your family . May his teaching always guide us to happiness and success in all our ventures, be they worldly or trans-worldly. This year, your school is celebrating its T enth Anniversary of offering...
Posted: 09.02.2014
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS Flyer: DETAILED INFORMATION
Posted: 26.12.2013
By Sagar K. Shah
This summer, I travelled to India to participate in the International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS), an intensive 4-6 week academic course on Jainism, with teaching split across campuses in Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi, Aligarh and Jalgaon. The course was an incredible experience, and presented a fantastic opportunity to advance my understanding of Jainism in an open and intellectually stimulating...
Posted: 18.12.2013
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS PROGRAM TO STUDY JAIN DHARMIC/RELIGIOUS  TRADITION IN  INDIA Last date to apply for ISSJS 2014 is February 14 , 2014 . Jain Dharma/Religion originated in India several thousand years ago. An elder cousin of Buddhism, Jain dharma teaches a lifestyle rooted in the practice of unconditional non-violence. Its teachings inspired and influenced Mahatma Gandhi. Students...
Posted: 21.08.2013
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS PDF: 2013-08 Newsletter
Posted: 25.05.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Award for ISJS Dear Dr. Shugan Jain, Jai Jinendra. During each convention we recognize one of our partner International organizations doing significant amount of work in promoting Jainism via education to non-Jains. We very pleased to inform you that JAINA Executive Committee has unanimously voted to recognize “International School for Jain...
Posted: 20.02.2013
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS PDF: 2013-02 Newsletter
Posted: 12.12.2012
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies, ISSJS Dr. Vinod Kapashi From London (U. K) Teaches A Class On Jainism At Charles University In Prague (Czech Republic) Jainism is not a known religion in some of the countries of the world. One will hardly see any Jain or a Jain temple in countries which were under the communist rule. Czech Republic is one such country. Previously it was Czechoslovakia but in 1993,...
Posted: 08.11.2012
 
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Posted: 28.07.2012
 
ISJS Gurudev Chitrabhanu Friends, Jai Jinendra The year was 1971. I was sitting in my office in Boston area and my eyes moved to a news item in a 4 page weekly newspaper published by Indian Embassy in Washington, D.C. It mentioned about the arrival of a Jain monk; Chitrabhanu Ji to the United States who against many odds and demonstrations against his travels (by many traditionalist Jains) at Bombay airport...
Posted: 20.06.2012
 
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Posted: 12.01.2012
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies, ISSJS Program To Study Jain Dharmic/Religious Tradition In India Friends, we bring to you greetings for the new year and news about admissions to International Summer School for Jain Studies( ISSJS) , 2012. Jain Dharma/Religion originated in India several thousand years ago. An elder cousin of Buddhism, Jain dharma teaches a lifestyle rooted in the practice of...
Posted: 06.01.2012
 
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Posted: 26.10.2011
 
Virginia Commonwealth University Religious Studies Department hosting the International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) and the Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) INVITE YOU TO ATTEND A WELCOMING RECEPTION to launch Jain Studies Program at VCU on Sunday November 13, 2011, from 10 AM until 12:30 PM at VCU Scott House: 909 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23284 Contact number: 804-389-3295 (Dr...
Posted: 28.09.2011
 
Posted: 23.06.2011
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies, ISSJS Each summer for the last seven years dozens of Americans, fly to India for 3- 6 weeks. Like thousands of other Americans who visit India in summer, they are eager to finally get to see the Taj Mahal. But their purpose is much more focused than that. All are professors or graduate or undergraduate students in religion and philosophy from several American...
Posted: 24.04.2011
 
ISSJS ISSJS2011 (25.4.2011 to 21.7.2011) 75 participants in different programs under ISSSJ2011 from USA, Canada, UK, China, Japan, and Thailand and coming from more than 12 universities Admissions, shall be attending the ISSJS2011 programs starting in Thailand on April 25th at two prestigious universities in Bangkok (Chulalagaon and Mahidol) and in India on May 24th at Delhi, Mangalayatan University Aligarh,...
Posted: 30.12.2010
 
ISSJS Distinguished members of ISJS family: Sadar Jai Jinendra Wishing you all a Very happy, healthy, peaceful and prosperous 2011 The year 2010 is coming to close shortly. As most of you will be going on Family get together and celebrations, Christmas break and vacations, I take this opportunity to share some of the significant developments that have taken place at ISJS recently and during 2010. A. Future...
Posted: 29.11.2010
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies ISSJS Greetings & Jai Jinendra I am honoured to inform you that Prof Jeffery Long of Elizabeth College Pennsylvania will be the expert faculty from USA to teach at ISSJS2011. He has written an excellent book titles ‘Jainism An introduction’ which has received wide acclaim. He will be with ISSJS2011 for four to five days. As a follow up to your meeting with Dr...
Posted: 19.11.2010
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies ISSJS Friends, I will like to share with you that Prof. Jeffery Long, Professor of Religion and Asian Studies, and Chair of the Dept. of Religious studies at Elizabethtown College, in Elizabethtown, PA has agreed to be a guest faculty at ISSJS 2011 in India. Professor Long will be teaching ISSJS classes in 2011 in India In previous years, Professors Anne Vallely (...
Posted: 12.11.2010
 
The Glory of Jainism course will be devoted to history, culture, philosophy, traditions, art, architecture and way of life of Jains. The program includes over 50 academic lectures of 1.5 hours each by eminent Jain scholars, visits to Jain temples, monks and key Jains, observe and perform religious rituals and visit some important pilgrim places for their significance to Jain arts, kalyanakas or other religious...
Posted: 01.10.2010
 
Sep 25, 2010 Social Consciousness and Jainism Seminar at University of Ottawa Canada on August 27th 2010 The first ever international seminar on Social Consciousness and Jainism was organized by ISJS in association with University of Ottawa. Prof Anne Vallely of the university and a front ranking active member of ISJS supported by ISJS alumni and UoO faculty Dr Stefan Quinn organized this seminar very...
Posted: 29.09.2010
 
Sep 25, 2010 Series of Seminars on Integrating Modern Science and Spirituality for Social Wellness: A Challenge of 21st Century ISJS is organizing a series of seminars during Dec 2010-March 2011 in Delhi, Jaipur and Varanasi. A number of papers have already been received from eminent scientist, engineers, philosophers and religious teachers. It is likely that eminent and top scientist plus spiritual leader will...
Posted: 28.09.2010
 
Sep 18, 2010 Delegations from Toronto, Canada and St. Louis, USA Delegations from University of Waterloo Toronto Canada and Principia College St Louis USA visit ISJS India As a part of its ongoing Jain studies activities, ISJS has become the first place of call for a number of delegations from USA and Canada coming to India for field visits about Indian culture, philosophy etc. Several groups sponsored by...
Posted: 24.09.2010
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies ISSJS Vision & mission of ISJS ISJS seeks to be the most complete and comprehensive resource available to facilitate the establishment and promotion of Jain academic studies at universities and research institutions within India and around the world so that Jain academic studies occupy a respectable position within academia. Preamble Jain academic studies in India...
Posted: 28.07.2010
 
Jul 24, 2010 Sixth ISSJS2010 was the biggest, most diverse and multi group ISSJS. The four groups, each consisting of 13 to 19 participants were organized separately except for a week when the three groups in India were together for a week in Delhi. Each and every participant of ISSJS2010 attended their classes regularly from the beginning till the end enthusiastically and actively participating in discussions...
Posted: 25.07.2010
By Shivani Bothra
International Summer School for Jain Studies ISSJS Jaipur Program 7th June – 22nd June 2010 The International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS) provides an important link between the Jain community and the academic world by providing students and scholars the opportunity to study Jainism during an intensive summer program in North India. The following report will highlight the lectures and important...
Posted: 04.06.2010
By Dr. Sulekh Chand Jain
International Summer School for Jain Studies ISSJS International Summer School for Jain Academic Studies Last week (week of May 24, 2010), twenty (20) Americans, single men and women, mostly in their 20s and 40s, flew to India for 3-6 weeks. Like thousands of other Americans who will visit there this summer, they will be eager to finally get to see the Taj Mahal. But their purpose is much more focused...
Posted: 01.06.2010
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies ISSJS Welcome message to the class of ISSJS 2010
Posted: 30.05.2010
 
International Summer School for Jain Studies ISSJS Recently completed ISSJS2010-M was a hugely successful program at Mahidol University Bangkok attended by 19 highly qualified academicians. ISSJS will now have two programs annually at two universities of Bangkok from 2011. ISSJS2010 (3 programs in India) with 44 participants from seven countries attending starts on May 25th and make it the largest program on...
Posted: 13.04.2010
By Dr. Shugan Chand Jain
The unique experiment ‘ISJS’ to take the academic studies of Jainism to the universities of the world was launched in January 2005. in 2009 ISJS made significant progress and expanded its reach in India and abroad. The graph below shows the progress in terms of the participants who have benefitted by our International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS) programs so far. Figure Scholars Enrolment in ISSJS...
Posted: 09.04.2010
By Dr. Sulekh Chand Jain
ISSJS Our effort to spread the word about our treasured Jainism to the non-Jain world has been remarkably successful. But to slacken now…to stop now… would be a terrible mistake! All of us must help. You and I and all our friends! We can achieve the unbelievable! My dear friends in Jain community, Jai Jinendra! As we are aware, the Jain Diaspora and its dynamics are changing with the world becoming truly a...
Posted: 24.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-8 Date: March 5, 2010, Friday Place: Parshwanath Vidyapeeth, I.T.I.Road, Karaundi, Varanasi Associate institution: Parshwanath Vidyapeeth Coordinator: Prof. S.P.Pandey S.No Speaker Topic 1 Dr. Rajjan Kumar Jainism, Social Consciousness & contemporary Issues 2 Dr. Sunita Jain Jain Dharm Our Samajik Chetna 3 Dr. R. K. Jha The unique spirit of jainism 4 Prof. M. N. P. Tiwari Social reflections in...
Posted: 24.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-9 Date: March 7, 2010, Sunday Place: Teerthankar Mahaveer Univ.,N.H.24 Moradabad, U.P. Associate institution: Teerthankar Mahaveer University Coordinator: Prof. R.K.Mittal S.No Speaker Topic 1 Dr Shugan Jain Origin of social consciousness in Jainism 2 Prof. Viney Jain Concept of supreme forgiveness in Ajinism 3 Dr Subhash C Jain Myth about karma 4 Gr capt Vimal Jain Jain Practice of Pratikramaṇa...
Posted: 24.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-10 Date: March 8, 2010, Monday Place: L.B.S.Vidyapeth, Qutab Institutional Area, Katwaria Sarai Associate institution: Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi Coordinator: Prof. Anekant Jain S.No Speaker Topic 1 Dr Jagdish P Jain sadhak Tolerance 2 Prof Anekant Jain Anekanta ki vyavaharikta 3 Dr Veer sagar Jain Jain dharma ki vyavaharikta 4 Prof Kamla Jain Samyakdarsana social...
Posted: 23.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-7 Date: February 28, 2010, Sunday Place: Kund Kund Jnanapeth, M.G.Road, Tukoganj, Indore Associate institution: Kund Kund Jnanapeth Coordinator: Prof. Anupam Jain S.No Speaker Topic 1 Prof. P.N. Mishra Management of self through Jainism 2 Prof. Ganesh Kavadia Economic Philosophy and Jainism 3 Prof. Narendra Dhakad Community Building & peaceable resolution of social conflicts 4 Dr. P.K. Jain...
Posted: 22.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-6 Date: February 26, 2010, Friday Place: Department of Religion and Philosophy, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai Associate institution: Dept of Religion and philosophy University of Madras Coordinator: Prof Priyadarshana Jain S.No Speaker Topic 1 Dr. Jayanti Lal Jain Thirthankaras – Archetype of social reforms 2 Dr. R.Rajalakshmi Social Consciousness and Jainism 3 Dr. Dulichand Jain...
Posted: 21.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-5 Date: February 24, 2010, Wednesday Place: Bhagawan Mahavira Jain College J.C.Road, Bangalore Associate institution: Jain University Dept.of Humanity & Social Sciences Coordinator: Prof. Choodamani Nandagopal S.No Speaker Topic 1 Prof Hampa Nagarajaiya Social Consciousness and Jainism from literary perspective 2 Prof N Choodamani Aesthetic Approaches in Jaina Visual Art 3 Prof Dr SV Padigar 4 Dr...
Posted: 20.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-4 Date: February 22, 2010, Monday Place: K.J.Somaiya Center for Studies in Jainism, Somaiya Vidyavihar Campus, Vidyavihar (E) Mumbai Associate institution: Dept of Philosophy, K.J.Somaiya Center Coordinator: Prof Geeta Mehta S.No Speaker Topic 1 Hemali Suresh Sanghavi Jainism and Art of Management 2 Dr Padmaja Patil A century of boardinghouses under(D) Bharat Jain Sabha 3 Dr. Kokila H.Shah Jain...
Posted: 19.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-3 Date: February 21, 2010, Sunday Place: J. P. Nayak Bhavan University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari Campus Santacruz (E) Mumbai Associate institution: Dept of Philosophy Mumbai University Coordinator: Prof Meenal Katarnikar S.No Speaker Topic 1 Dr Meenal Katarnikar Key-concept of the Seminar 2 Dr Shugan Chand Jain Social consciousness and its origin, enhancements in Jainism 3 Dr Ela Dedhia Feel Green; A...
Posted: 17.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-2 Date: Feb. 18, 2010, Thursday Place: Dept of History & Culture, Nagpur University Associate Institution: Dept of History & Culture Nagpur University Coordinator: Prof Bhag Chand Jain, Mrs Manju Jain S.No Speaker Topic 1 Dr. Mahavir Sanglikar History of Jainism in Maharashtra 2 Prof Bhag Chand Jain Seed of mantra in Bhaktamer Strotra 3 Sh Satish Chand Jain Contribution of Jainism in Greek...
Posted: 14.02.2010
 
ISSJS Seminar-1 Date: Feb. 15, 2010, Monday Place: Centre for Advanced studies, Rajasthan University, Jaipur Associate institution: Centre for Advanced studies Rajasthan Univ Jaipur Coordinator: Prof. Kusum Jain, Mrs Shivani Bothra S.No Speaker Topic 1 Dr.N.L.Kachhara Your Life and the Doctrine of Karma 2 C.A. Mahima Bokariya Jain Jain Way Of Life Style – An Eco-Ethical Practice Leading To Sustainable...
Posted: 13.02.2010
 
ISSJS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR JAIN STUDIES In association with Jaipur Rajasthan University Feb 15th 2010 Nagpur Nagpur University Feb 18th 2010 Mumbai Mumbai University Feb 21st 2010 Mumbai Somaiya Vidhya Vihar Feb 22nd 2010 Bangalore Jain University Feb 24th 2010 Chennai University of Madras Feb 26th 2010 Indore KundKundJnanapith Feb 28th 2010 Varanasi ParshwanathVidyapeeth Mar 5th 2010 Muradabad Teerthankar...
Posted: 23.10.2009
 
ISSJS International School for Jain Studies Sponsored by MAHAVIR VISION, INC. (USA) & INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR JAIN STUDIES India. PowerPointPresentation download PPS Content / Pages Jainism to be a part of South Asian Studies in North America Building Temples is Not Enough Objectives of ISJS ISSJS Approach: Scholarship & Practical Introduction How ISSJS alumni & faculty will spread Jain academic studies...
Posted: 22.09.2009
 
ISJS, in association with leading universities of India and Canada, is pleased to announce organizing a series of national seminars (in ten major cities /Jain centres in India), followed by a likely international seminar (Canada) on the theme of 'Social consciousness and Jainism. These seminars will be held in the months of February-March 2010 in India. An international seminar in Canada in August 2010 is also...
Posted: 10.09.2009
 
ADMSSION TO ISSJS 2010 NOW OPEN ISSJS invites enquiries and applications now for ISSJS 2010 This is a great opportunity to study Jainism and the Jain community in an experiential based academic settings in India in the summer of 2010. ISSJS was established in 2005 and so far nearly 122 scholars and students from 9 countries and more than 20 universities of the world have attended the last 4 ISSJSs. In addition...
Posted: 28.08.2009
 
At the 15th biennial convention, held during July 2-5 in Los Angeles, California, JAINA honoured Dr. Sulekh C. Jain with its highest award, the JAINA RATNA. The award is presented for exceptional dedication and contribution towards promotion of Jainism in North America. By profession, Dr. Sulekh Jain is a Mechanical Engineer. He taught mechanical engineering at several universities in India and USA, published...
Posted: 28.08.2009
 
The ISSJS program is intended to provide an opportunity to pursue experiential and academic Jain studies in India from May 26th to July 8th 2010 to scholars in philosophy, religion, anthropology, theology and South Asian studies associated with the recognized university systems. During this period the participants will study in the cities of Mumbai, Jaipur, Varanasi and Delhi (including Hastinapur) and also...
Posted: 28.08.2009
 
The governing council members from USA and their spouses are meeting in the holy Jain town of Shravanbelogola Karnataka India from Nov 23rd to 27th 2009. This annual retreat is to review the activities, performance of ISJS in 2009 and finalize plans for 2010. These annual retreats have been a regular feature of ISSJS program and it is the first time that it is being held in India. The retreat is followed by a...

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