Posted: 31.12.2017
 
Institute Of Jainology Institute of Jainology Director has been recognised for services to the Jain Faith and Education. London, 1 January 2018: The Institute of Jainology is pleased to announce its Director and Trustee, Dr Mehool Sanghrajka, has been awarded an MBE in the 2018 New Year honours for services to the Jain Faith and Education. For over 20 years Sanghrajka has played an important role in the Jain...
Posted: 23.12.2017
 
Institute Of Jainology Time to Celebrate the Establishment of an Endowed Professorship in Jain Studies On December 21st, 2017, with a donation of US$ eight hundred thousand by a few philanthropist Jains in Los Angeles and Jain Center of Southern California in Los Angeles established the Bhagwan Mallinath Endowed Professorship in Jain Studies at Loyola Marymount University (one of the elite universities in the...
Posted: 06.11.2017
 
Institute Of Jainology Carbon dating finds Bakhshali manuscript contains oldest recorded origins of the symbol ‘zero’ Ancient Indian mathematical text at Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries revealed to be centuries older than previously thought Close Up of a Folio Page The origin of the symbol zero has long been one of the world’s greatest mathematical mysteries. Today, new carbon dating research commissioned...
Posted: 26.10.2017
 
Institute Of Jainology Westminster, 11th October 2017. The Institute of Jainology (IoJ), the international Jain organisation promoting Jainism in government and inter-religious affairs, held its 16th Annual Ahimsa Day hosted by the Jain All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) at the House of Commons (HoC). The Jain APPG was organised as part of the IoJ led ‘One Jain’, representing the 30 Jain community...
Posted: 22.06.2017
 
Institute Of Jainology On Saturday, 17th June, 2017, the IoJ Jain Education Team [JET] with many svadhyaya members attended the 32nd Anniversary of the Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park. The JET members have been attending this event for many years and members take turns to recite the Jain peace prayer from the Brihad Shanti Path. This year, introduction as OneJAIN was given by Shri Jitubhai Shah, Sanskrit...
Posted: 06.05.2017
 
Institute Of Jainology OneJAIN is launching its election manifesto on Wednesday 10th May 2017 to create an awareness of the needs of the Jain community in the UK. This will be the first time that the Jain community has had a manifesto and we are delighted that members of the last parliament from all three major political parties, who have been invited to the launch, have already confirmed that they will endorse...
Posted: 19.03.2017
 
Institute Of Jainology Respected Samnijis OneJAIN under the aegis of Jain All-Party Parliamentary Group (JAPPG) and the Institute of Jainology celebrated Mahavir Jayanti (Bhagwan Mahavir’s birth anniversary) as the first JAPPG event of 2017 at the House of Commons in London on Tuesday 7th March. The theme for the evening was ‘ Effective Strategies to meet the Environmental Challenge ’. Committee Rom No 14...
Posted: 20.10.2015
 
Institute Of Jainology The 2015 Ahimsa Day was celebrated on Wednesday 14th October 2015 at the House of Commons in the Grand Committee Room No 10.The program format evolved over the years was followed this year as well. The Secretary of State for the Communities & Local Government, Rt Hon Greg Clark was to be the Chief Guest and the Speaker but had to withdraw at the last minute and Rt Hon Gareth Thomas MP...
Posted: 21.09.2015
 
Institute Of Jainology London, UK Sunday, September 20th, 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama held a special talk for the Indian community in the London Coliseum on ‘Ahimsa - Indian’s Contribution to the World.’ The event was hosted by Tibet House with the support of Nemu Chandaria OBE, Chairman of the Institute of Jainology and Vinod B Tailor. H H The Dalai Lama Arriving on Stage Mr Nemu Chandaria OBE...
Posted: 04.09.2015
 
Institute Of Jainology Ahmedabad Tuesday, 25th August 2015 A symposium to highlight the life, personality and achievements of the torch bearer of Bharitya culture, Shree Virchand Raghavji Gandhi (VRG) was held at the Gujarat Vidyapith on this day to celebrate his 151st birth anniversary. The program commenced with prayers by Smt Falguniben Shah at 9.30am. Ahmedabad’s well known Jain philanthropist, Shree...

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