Posted: 01.12.2011
By Prof. Dr. Ludwig Alsdorf
This essay was published in the Journal of the Oriental Institute (Baroda), JOI 22, 1973, pp. 455-463. To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text (see squared brackets). Nikṣepa - A Jaina Contribution to Scholastic Methodology [455] The beginnings of brahmanical learning and science sprang from the needs of the interpretation and correct tradition of the Veda; Jaina monastic...
Posted: 27.10.2011
By Prof. Dr. Ludwig Alsdorf
The present article was published in the miscellany volume German Scholars on India. Contributions to Indian Studies edited by the Cultural Department of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany New Delhi. Vol. 1 , Benares 1973, pp. 1-5. Actually, this article was written for the Muni Jinavijaya Felicitation Volume which was to be published in 1967 but has not appeared in 1973 when the paper appeared...
Posted: 06.10.2011
By Prof. Dr. Ludwig Alsdorf
This paper was first published in the Felicitation Volume Indological Studies in Honour of W. Norman Brown (New Haven: American Oriental Society, 1962, pp. 8-17) and reissued later by Albrecht Wezler in the miscellany volume Kleine Schriften (i.e. 'Minor Works' by Ludwig Alsdorf, Wiesbaden 1974, pp. 215-225). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text (see squared brackets)...
Posted: 09.09.2011
By Prof. Dr. Ludwig Alsdorf
This paper by Ludwig Alsdorf was published in Felicitas Volume presented to Prof. S.K. Belvalkar (Ed. By Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, Dr. S.K. De [et al.], Benares 1975, pp. 202-208). To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). The Story of Citta and Sambhūta [202] The tale of Citta and Sambhūta related in Jātaka No. 498 and chapter 13 of the Uttarajjhāyā...
Posted: 08.09.2011
By Prof. Dr. Ludwig Alsdorf
This paper by Ludwig Alsdorf was published in Suniti Kumar Chatterji Jubilee Volume [Presented on the occasion of his Sixty-fifth Birthday, 26th November, 1955] (Poona 1955 = Indian Linguistics 16, 1955, pp. 21-28) . To make this online reissue citeable, the page numbers are added to the text ( see squared brackets ). Vāntam Āpātum [21] The 22nd chapter of the Uttarajjhāyā, the first Mūlasūtra of the...
Posted: 19.08.2011
By Prof. Dr. Ludwig Alsdorf
The following article by Ludwig Alsdorf was first published in the anthology Mahāvīra and His Teachings (ed. by A.N. Upadhye et al., Ahmedabad 1977, pp. 1-8). This online edition based on the mentioned work but include additionally some corrections of errata, made by Prof. Klaus Bruhn shortly after the publication of the paper. Jaina Exegetical Literature and the History of the Jaina Canon Zeal and sagacity...

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