21.03.2014 ►16th Jaina Studies Workshop ►Jaina Hagiography and Biography

Posted: 21.02.2014
Updated on: 12.02.2015


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Statue of 'Cāritracakravartī' Ācārya Śāntisāgara 'Dakṣiṇa

Statue of "Cāritracakravartī" Ācārya Śāntisāgara "Dakṣiṇa" (1872-1955), "Digambara Jaina Siddhakṣetra" Kunthalagirī, P.Flügel 2012

Date: 21 March 2014Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 21 March 2014Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: 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


Time

Description

Video

 

9.00

Tea and Coffee

 

First Session: Early Jaina Hagiography and Biography 

9.15

Samani Pratibha Pragya (SOAS)
Autobiographical and Biographical Accounts of Ācārya Tulasī

Video

9.45

Renate Söhnen-Thieme (SOAS)
Ṛṣabha and Bharata in Hindu Purāṇas

Video

10.15

Ruth Satinsky (University of Lausanne)
What the Lifespans of Ṛṣabha, Bharata, Śreyāṃsa, and Ara can tell us about the History of the Concept of Mount Meru

Video

10.45

Tea and Coffee

 

Second Session: Medieval and Early Modern Jaina Hagiography and Biography

11.15

Eva De Clercq (University of Ghent, Belgium)
Biographies of Ṛṣabha and the Rise of Śatruñjaya

Video

11.45

Anna Esposito (University of Würzburg, Germany)
Why Narrating the Same Biography Twice? Tiviṭṭhu, Ayala and Āsaggīva in Saṅghadāsa’s Vasudevahiṇḍī

Video

12.15

Steven M. Vose (Florida International University, USA)
A Kharatara Gaccha Monk in the Tapā Gaccha Imaginaire:  Tapā Gaccha Re-tellings of the Life of Jinaprabhasūri

Video

12.45

Group Photo

 

13.00

Lunch: Brunei Gallery Suite

 

Third Session: Narrating Lives

14.00

Sin Fujinaga (Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan)
On Muni Jambūvijaya

Video

14.30

Andrea Luithle-Hardenberg (University of Tübingen, Germany)
Rāmacandrasūri (1897-1992): A Life Between Consistent Asceticism and Political Controversies

Video

15.00

Whitney M. Kelting (Northeastern University, USA)
Great Nun as Mother: Hagiography and the Biography of Divyaprabhāsrījī

Video

15.30

Tea and Coffee

 

Fourth Session: Analytical Perspectives

16.00

Luitgard Soni (Innsbruck)
Lifes' Ends: Jaina Modes of Dying in Ārādhanā Texts

Video

16.30

Tillo Detige (University of Ghent, Belgium)
Singing the Praises of the Bhaṭṭārakas: Digambara Hagiographic Compositions from Rājasthān

Video

17.00

Peter Flügel & Kornelius Krümpelmann (SOAS)
Johannes Klatt’s Jaina Onomasticon

Video

Brief Break

 

 

 

Fifth Session: Final Discussion & Remarks

17.45-18.00

 

Final Discussion & Remarks

 

Admission

Free and open to all.

Organiser: Centre of Jaina Studies, Centres & Programmes Office

Contact email: centres(at)soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: 020 7898 4893/2

Sponsor: SOAS, University of Lund

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