Posted: 27.02.2014
 
16th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 21 March 2014 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 21 March 2014 Time: 6:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Statue of "Cāritracakravartī" Ācārya Śāntisāgara "Dakṣiṇa" (1872-1955), "Digambara Jaina Siddhakṣetra" Kunthalagirī, P.Flügel 2012 Book of Abstracts: Phases 1-4 Type Biographic Verses in the Āvaśyaka-Niryukti as the Main Sources...
Posted: 21.02.2014
 
SOAS Statue of "Cāritracakravartī" Ācārya Śāntisāgara "Dakṣiṇa" (1872-1955), "Digambara Jaina Siddhakṣetra" Kunthalagirī, P.Flügel 2012 Date: 21 March 2014 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 21 March 2014 Time: 6:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Workshop The full day workshop follows on from the lecture by Dr Saryu Doshi (Mumbai) Book of Abstracts Book of...
Posted: 21.02.2014
 
SOAS Statue of "Cāritracakravartī" Ācārya Śāntisāgara "Dakṣiṇa" (1872-1955), "Digambara Jaina Siddhakṣetra" Kunthalagirī, P.Flügel 2012 The Migration of Art Styles: The Jaina Pañcakalyāṇaka Scroll of Ṛṣabha Lecturer: Dr Saryu Doshi (Mumbai) Date: 20 March 2014 Time: 6:00 PM Finishes: 20 March 2014 Time: 9:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event:...
Posted: 20.01.2014
 
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology announces 26th All India Summer School 2014 on Prakrit Language & Literature PDF / Flyer / Registration
Posted: 22.10.2013
By Theresa Suski
Nearly one and a half years have passed, since the last visit of Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah. Fortunately, Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah from Bangalore University, Karnataka, once again visited the Center for Jaina Studies (CfJS) at Free University Berlin, Germany. It was not only Prof. Hampana who returned but also his endless power and positive energy with which he suffused us. The reason for his visit was the award...
Posted: 09.10.2013
 
Invitation:, Text Version: National Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research at Shravanabelgola and Center for Jaina Studies at Freie Universität Berlin would like to invite you cordially to attend the bestowal of the Prakrit Jnanabharati International Award to Prof. em. Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst (Lausanne) Prof. Dr. Christine Chojnacki (Lyon) on Saturday, 19th October 2013 at the Auditorium of the...
Posted: 06.09.2013
 
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology Invitation
Posted: 18.04.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology Press News from Divya Bhaskar's City Bhaskar- 11 April 2013
Posted: 17.04.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology Lecture on Jain Achara Series-1 on 16th April 2013 by Dr. Jitendra B. Shah. The event was presided by Prof. Harshad Trivedi, Registrar, Gujarat Sahitya Academi
Posted: 16.04.2013
By Dr. Christopher Key Chapple
14th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2012 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2012 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Animals in Early India: Stories from the Upani s ads, the Jatakas, the Pañcatantra, and Jaina Narratives This paper will explore key animal stories from Indian literature. These fall into two basic genres: animals as animals...
Posted: 16.04.2013
By Dr. Michael Tobias
14th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2012 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2012 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre 12th Annual Jaina Lecture: Mahavira, Don Quixote And The History Of Ecological Ethics And Idealism Date: 21 March 2012 6pm - 7.30pm Lecturer: The lecture was part of the symposium Biodiversity Conservation and Animal Rights: Religious and...
Posted: 16.04.2013
By Andrew More
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: This paper discusses the logic of argumentation in passages relating to the laity in Sūyagaḍaṃga 2.2 as well as in the section on the hierarchy of beings at the end of the Uvavāiya. In Sūyagaḍaṃga 2.2 the compiler...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Himal Trikha
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In the Satyaśāsanaparīkṣā Vidyānandin frequently uses kathaṅcit, sarvathā, anekānta and ekānta to demonstrate the supremacy of the Jain's ontology to the ontological theories of other schools of thought. The paper...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Dr. Jayandra Soni
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In dealing with the history of Jaina philosophical speculation after the age of the Āgamas, K.K. Dixt in his now well-known work Jaina Ontology (pp. 88-163) conveniently divides the speculations into three stages which he...
Posted: 15.04.2013
By Fabien Schang
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Jainism is part and parcel of what has been depicted under the name of "dialectical logics", or "Indian logics". What do these logical systems consist in? A special emphasis will be made about formal semantics, given that the...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Dr. Shin Fujinaga
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Saptabhaṅgī or a statement with seven sentences sometimes represents the whole Jaina philosophical doctrine and logical thoughts. In this paper, first its relationship with anekāntavāda or the Jaina theory of multi-face of...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Laurent Keiff
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In a recent paper on Siddharṣigaṇi's Handbook of Logic penned by Gorisse, Clerbout and Rahman (2011, JPL), one finds the idea that the viewpoint-knowledge of the Jain gnoseology is an implicit epistemic context that bounds...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Anne Clavel
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: It is well-known that the doctrine of viewpoints (nayavāda) is a cornerstone of the Jaina philosophy of multilateralism inasmuch as the truth of an utterance does not imply that any other utterance is false. The usual...
Posted: 12.04.2013
By Dr. Marie-Hélène Gorisse
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Late Jain treatises about theory of knowledge essentially deal with the following question: how to gain new knowledge? In the field of argumentation, this task is generally handled by an inference (anumā ṇ a), the means by...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Olle Qvarnström
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: This paper deals with the Jain portrayal and critique of Sāṃkhya epistemology as expressed in Haribhadrasūri’s Śāstravārtāsamuccaya and Yogabindu. These texts provide us with a series of hypothetical, but in all...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Dharmanand Jain
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Into the panorama of Indian Epistemology and Logic Jain philosophers entered later than Naiyāyikas and Buddhists, but they have contributed a lot by developing a new definition of pramāṇa (organ of valid cognition), types...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Dr. Peter Flügel
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Jain perspectivist logic is predicated on the alternation of viewpoints in time. The paper will explore in which ways Jain conceptions of time and logic are interrelated. A phenomenological approach will be proposed to...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: Ājīvikism, a vanished Indian religion, has been admirably studied by A. L. Basham in his 1951 monograph. Since then, a renewed study of the existing evidence has led to an improved understanding of this religion. New...
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Masahiro Ueda
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Lecturer:, Abstract: In Jaina texts, there were several methods to investigate the words in sacred scriptures (Āgama). Using these methods, commentators of the scriptures were able to investigate the words and transmit their exact meanings for...
Posted: 11.04.2013
 
15th Jaina Studies Workshop Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finished: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Pdf:
Posted: 11.04.2013
By Prof. Dr. Piotr Balcerowicz
13th Annual Jaina Lecture: Date: 21 March 2013 Time: 6:00 PM Finished: 21 March 2013 Time: 8:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Abstract Despite its importance for the history and development of Indian religions and philosophical thought, the beginnings of Jainism, not to mention the movement of the Ājīvikas once apparently closely allied to the Jainas, still remain shrouded in...
Posted: 13.03.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology organizes National Seminar on In Search of Rare Prakrit Literature (23rd – 24th March 2013) in collaboration with Gujarat Sahitya Academy Gandhinagar
Posted: 04.03.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology National Mission for Manuscripts Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (Under Ministry of Culture, New Delhi) & L. D. Institute of Indology cordially invites you for the Tattvabodh Lecture Series Speaker: Prof. Park Hensley on A Three-Level Ontological Approach to Fundamental Physics Chief Guest: Prof. Rajmal Jain Head of Space Mission Group, PRL, Ahmedabad on Saturday,...
Posted: 15.02.2013
 
13th Annual Jaina Lecture: Jaina Logic and Epistemology. Is This How it All Began? Photo: Ingrid Schoon Date: 21 March 2013 Time: 6:00 PM Finishes: 21 March 2013 Time: 8:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Lecture Abstract Despite its importance for the history and development of Indian religions and philosophical thought, the beginnings of Jainism, not...
Posted: 13.02.2013
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology All interested are cordially invited to attend Manuscript Day organized by Manuscripts Conservation & Resource Centre Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology Ahmedabad in collaboration with National Mission for Manuscripts Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi on Thursday, 14th February 2013 at 4.00 P.M. Premier Film Show on લેખનગાથા (...
Posted: 05.02.2013
 
15th Jaina Studies Workshop: Jaina Logic Photo: Ingrid Schoon Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 22 March 2013 Time: 5:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Workshop The full day workshop follows on from the lecture which is held on Thursday, 21 March. Programme Time Description 9.00 Tea and Coffee First Session: Jain perspectivism 9.15 Johannes...
Posted: 03.01.2013
 
Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology Invitation Seminar on Tirthankar Parsvanath to be held on 06.01.2013 at 03.00 P.M. at BLII. Kindly attend the function and grace the occasion. With thanks regards, Prof. Phool Chand Jain Premi Director, B.L. Institute of Indology
Posted: 15.11.2012
By Dr. Anita Sudhir Bothara
National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science And Scriptures Revealing the Scientific Nature of the Jain Concept 'Sammūrcchima' (Agglutination) A Paper presented in a National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science and Scriptures, between 22nd-24th October 2012 at Jasol, Rajasthan I. References have been taken from the Website Wikipedia - Subtexts: - Asexual reproduction Hermaphrodite Cloning II. References...
Posted: 08.11.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science And Scriptures Darwin's Theory of Evolution from a Jain Viewpoint A Paper presented in a National Symposium on Jain Philosophy, Science and Scriptures, between 22nd-24th October 2012 at Jasol, Rajasthan. 1. Rationale behind the Choice of the Subject Scholars of Jainology always claim that the tenets of Jainism are closer to the modern scientific concepts than all...
Posted: 05.11.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
Pro-Environmental Thoughts and Actual Practices in Jain Tradition: A Critical Review A Paper presented in the International Conference and Workshop jointly arranged by UNESCO-UOP at Pune from 13th-16th October 2012 Introduction In the last two decades the branch called 'Jain Studies' is flourishing in India and abroad with amazing pace. Jain institutions and Study Centers arrange grand conferences, symposiums...
Posted: 18.09.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
डॉ. नलिनी जोशी : गुन्हेगारी जगत् आणि क्रियास्थान
Posted: 18.09.2012
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
डॉ. नलिनी जोशी : दशलक्षणपर्व - चिंतन १-१०
Posted: 06.08.2012
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology A Scientific talk on What in Gods name is the Higgs Boson by Prof. Shubhendra Mohanty Physical Research Laboratory Presided by Prof. Narendra Bhandari Physical Research Laboratory on Tuesday 14th August 2012 at 4.30 p.m. at L. D. Institute of Indology Ahmedabad 380009 Shrenikbhai Lalbhai Dr. J. B. Shah Chairman Director RSVP: 079-26302463
Posted: 06.07.2012
By Theresa Suski
Impressions by the CfJS.FU students Professor Hampa Nagarajaiah from Bangalore University, Karnataka, came to visit the Department of Art History of the Freie Universität Berlin in June 2012. For the students it was an honor to present him the Center for Jaina Studies and its enormous holding of books - special thanks again to Pierre Amiel who donated most of the books. All excitement seceded when...
Posted: 29.06.2012
 
Invitation ►Prof. Hampana Lecture @ Center for Jaina Studies Das Zentrum für Jaina Studien (Center for Jaina Studies) am Fachbereich für Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften und die Abteilung Kunstgeschichte Südasiens des Kunsthistorischen Instituts lädt ein zu einem Vortrag über die kanaresische Literatur im südlichen Indien unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Jaina Religion: Prof. Dr. Hampa...
Posted: 28.06.2012
 
Arrival & Welcome at Thinius' Residence In summer 2012 Karnataka's famous scholar in Kanarese studies and Jainology, Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah, came to Berlin to visit Center for Jaina Studies of Freie Universität Berlin (CfJS.FU) and to meet scholars of Jainology and Indology. On June 26th, 2012 he arrived in Berlin Tegel airport where he was received by Patrick Krueger, who heads CfJS.FU, Johannes...
Posted: 26.06.2012
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology Felicitation Ceremony of Prof. Vijay Pandya ►27.06.2012 We are very glad to invite you to a Felicitation Ceremony of Prof. Vijay Pandya of our Institute on Wed. 27th June 2012 at 4.30 A.M. in Lecture Hall of LDII . You may note that recently H.H. Dr. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India has honoured Prof. Pandya with Certificate of Honour for Sanskrit in...
Posted: 07.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
Figures: Fig. 1: Kṛṣṇa and Arjuna watching the fight between Bhīma and Jarāsandha (Documentation No. 1); Photograph: Berlin Museum of Indian Art. Fig. 2: Kṛṣṇa lifting up Mt. Govardhana. Daśāvatāra Cave at Ellora (Documentation No. 35); Photograph: G. v. Mitterwallner. Fig. 3: Kṛṣṇa scenes on a pillar of the Mallikārjuna temple at Pattadakal (Documentation No. 38). Medaillon:...
Posted: 06.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
§ 5. Documentation (K ṛṣṇ a) With the exception of the last section, the following documentation covers selected motifs from the larger field of Kṛṣṇa iconography. Specimens later than ca. 900 A.D. have - as a rule - not been included. § 5.1 Post-Kaṃsavadha Panels [Here and in other parts of the Documentation we use the oblique to separate the place of provenance from the collection where the...
Posted: 05.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
§ 3. Classification in Kṛṣṇa Iconography The simplest classification is always the safest classification. Divisions showing considerable depth produce more problems than Divisions with minimal depth (two to three planes), complex features (true divisions) are less precise than features concerning details (pseudo-divisions). More often than not, true divisions are inaccurate because there is no...
Posted: 04.06.2012
 
Lalbhai Dalbatbhai Institute Of Indology मंगलवार 5 जून को सायं 4.00 बजे दूरदर्शन-1 पर डॉ. जितेन्द्र बी. शाह, निदेशक लालभाई दलपतभाई भारतीय संस्कृति विद्यामंदिर के साथ मेरी बात कार्यक्रम में...
Posted: 04.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
§ 2. Classification in Viṣṇu Iconography Viṣṇu iconography shows a remarkable lack of uniformity. Not in the general sense that the "great gods" have always "many forms", but in the more specific sense that Viṣṇu iconography does not form a well defined area within the larger field of Hindu iconography. Before supplying a structural analysis of the Kṛṣṇa iconography we shall, therefore, try...
Posted: 01.06.2012
By Robert Arlt
CfJS Library extended by a donation of books on Jainism - A travel report about the shipping of a Jainological library from Nice to Berlin In 2011 Pierre Paul Amiel wished to support the establishment of a library for the Center for Jaina Studies by the donation of his collection of books on Jain religion and culture. Hence, Carola Thinius and myself started on 2nd of April, 2012 to a Journey to...
Posted: 01.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
(i) Minimal differentiation. This consists of three elements: attending goddess, attending god, symbol. All the three motifs differ from Jina to Jina (the total being 72). However, this pattern developed in stages, and even when it had reached its last phase, the three motifs did not play a very prominent part. (ii) Additional differentiation (additional, i.e. differing from the triple pattern according to...

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