Posted: 20.09.2016
By Dr. Eva De Clercq
Karman and Compassion: Animals in the Jain Universal History EVA DE CLERCQ ABSTRACT: As a religious tradition which largely defines itself by its propagation of non-violence (ahiṃsā) and respect for all living beings, Jainism gives particular attention to the wellbeing of animals, for example, in the prescription of a strict (lacto-)vegetarian diet, in advocating animal rights and the sponsorship of animal...
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...
Posted: 22.09.2011
By Dr. Charlotte Krause
The lecture by the German scholar Dr. (Mrs.) Charlotte Krause was printed in a small booklet in 1929 by Phulchandji Ved (Publisher), Secretary, Shri Yashovijaya Jain Granthamala, Bhavnegar (Kathiawar) and reissued by Prof. Sagarmal Jain and Dr. Shriprakash Pandey in the book German Jaina Śrāvikā Dr. Charlotte Krause. Her Life and Literature (Vol. I, Parsvanatha Vidyapitha Series 119, Varanasi 1999, pp...
Posted: 22.09.2011
By Dr. Charlotte Krause
The lecture by the German scholar Dr. (Mrs.) Charlotte Krause was printed in a small booklet in 1929 by Phulchandji Ved (Publisher), Secretary, Shri Yashovijaya Jain Granthamala, Bhavnegar (Kathiawar) and reissued by Prof. Sagarmal Jain and Dr. Shriprakash Pandey in the book German Jaina Śrāvikā Dr. Charlotte Krause. Her Life and Literature (Vol. I, Parsvanatha Vidyapitha Series 119, Varanasi 1999, pp...
Posted: 16.09.2011
By Hermann Jacobi
The article was first published in Transactions of the 3rd International Congress for the History of Religions (Vol. 2, Oxford 1908, pp. 59-66) and reissued later in the miscellany volume Studies in Jainism (Allahabad 1946, pp. 48-60). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). The Metaphysics and Ethics of the Jainas [59] All who approach Jain...
Posted: 15.09.2011
By Hermann Jacobi
This essay (part I) by Hermann Jacobi is taken from his work Studies in Jainism (Allahabad 1946, pp. 61-85). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). The Place of Jainism in the Development of Indian Thought (Part I) [61] In the present paper I propose to investigate the development of philosophical ideas in ancient India at the time when Jainism...
Posted: 15.09.2011
By Hermann Jacobi
This essay (part II) by Hermann Jacobi is taken from his work Studies in Jainism (Allahabad 1946, pp. 61-85). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). The Place of Jainism in the Development of Indian Thought (Part II) For Part the First of this essay see ► The Place of Jainism in the Development of Indian Thought (Part I) Part the Second The Vedic...
Posted: 25.08.2011
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
Jainism: Philosophy and Practice in India A presentation given in the Panel Discussion arranged jointly by the Dept. of Philosophy, Mumbai and IPC - for the AAPA Conference on 22nd October 2010 Introduction Knowingly or unknowingly, a specific thought-model was created by Indologists, to look at Jainism, up to the middle of 20th century. A certain pattern was reflected in innumerable references where the term...
Posted: 15.03.2011
By Kristi L. Wiley
International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 7, No. 3 (2011) 1-26 Kristi L. Wiley An earlier version of this essay was presented at the 13 th World Sanskrit Conference in Edinburgh, July 2006. Abstract Various technical terms associated with the binding of karmic matter found in the Tattvārthasūtra have been incorporated into discussions of karma theory in survey texts on Jainism...
Posted: 18.01.2011
By Dr. Mahavir Raj Gelra
27 Mahāprajña’s Contribution to Anekānta Philosophy Its Real-Time Applications Introduction One question - what is the solution to the problems and miseries of mankind - is bothering all of us alike. Is the answer political, philosophical, mathematical, social, religious or divine? The answer cannot be political alone, because of vested interests. It cannot be philosophical only, as it has to deal with...

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