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: 19.08.2011
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
Contribution of Prakrit Literature to Indian Literature In comparison with Sanskrit the educated and cultured class generally known very little of Prakrit languages. The ever-flowing stream of human language continue since time immemorial. It is import to know the exact status of Prakrits among the available stock of 2000 languages of the world divided into 12 major families. The Indo-European is a major family...
Posted: 12.08.2011
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
Editor's Note The present paper by Prof. Klaus Bruhn is the first of a serial of essays on Jaina iconography, which was primarily published in the first issue of the periodical Berliner Indologische Studien (1, 1985) of the Institute of Indology and Indian Art History of Freie Universität Berlin. Edited with a small number of copies, this issue was for a long time out of print and is usually hard to find, even...
Posted: 12.08.2011
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
The Ancient Jaina Text 'Rushibhashita' - Unique Example of Religious Harmony A Research Paper to be presented in the State-level Seminar arranged by Ramakrishna Math, Pune on 12th and 13th March 2011 1. Introduction: India is known in the world as a land of spiritual personalities. In English we find three or four words for such type of personalities leading the life of renunciation, viz. sage, ascetic, monk...

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