Sambodhi

Posted: 15.04.2019
By Acharya Mahaprajna
Sambodhi is called Jain Gita. Meghkumar become unstable after becoming monk. On very first day when he feels that I got place of sleeping in corner and senior monks is making me uneasy by moving near his body. Lord Mahavira knows all these things by his Knowledge and preach him. Mahavir says Meghkumar remember your previous birth when you were elephant and how much you have tolerated. After hearing divine voice...

Nāth And Dādūpanthī Critique Of Jains

Posted: 07.11.2017
By Monika Horstmann
1. Critique of Jains in vernacular religious literature In northern Indian vernacular literature of the early modern period ideological difference and rivalry between religious groups were articulated in a number of literary forms. Especially three of these come to mind, namely, debate on doctrinal differences, hagiography, and blame. While the various forms may blend, they are usually distinguishable as trends...

ICSJP ►Concept of Soul in Indian and Western Philosophy

Posted: 15.08.2016
By Dr. Veerbala Chhajed
International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy Concept of Soul in Indian and Western Philosophy All Indian Philosophies have one common concept i.e. the belief in existence of the soul. They have cited several direct and indirect proofs to establish this truth. Though it is said to be beyond sensory perception, discussions on it are so deep and wide ranging that the concept of 'Soul' has taken a form...

Acharya Mahaprajna ►The 39 HN4U Online Editions of his English Books

Posted: 07.08.2016
 
Acharya Mahapragya HN4U Online Editions of his Books in English are in text format. Click to read: A Handbook Of Preksha Meditation For The Trainers Posted on: 15.08.2008 This Handbook of Preksha Meditation is a small guideline showing examples of schedules from the system of Preksha Meditation. Abstract Thinking Posted on: 15.08.2008 A man's life-style is conditioned by his thinking, which also forms...

Prologue of Mathematical Sciences in the Karma Antiquity

Posted: 12.05.2016
By Dr. Peter Flügel
Prof. Laxmi Chandra Jain Prologue of Mathematical Sciences in the Karma Antiquity PROLOGUE Doctrines of karman occupy the space between natural and moral philosophy. They mediate between determinism and free will. Tensions between the two principal components of karman theory, a deterministic philosophy of nature or karmic causality and intention-based ethics, are in evidence throughout the history of Indian...

Early Statements Relating to the Lay Community in the Śvetāmbara Jain Canon

Posted: 02.05.2016
By Andrew More
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London What do the early Śvetāmbara texts say about the lay community? To answer this question in my PhD thesis I read many of the early Śvetāmbara texts and I made note of all the passages relating to people who are not monks or nuns. My interest in the lay community developed having read the work of Folkert (1993: 177ff.) who proposed to study...

Dr. Samani Satya Pragya

Posted: 12.11.2015
By Andrew More
Dr. Samani Satya Prajna, Associate Professor at the Dept. of Non-violence at Jain Vishva Bharati University (JVBU), attended more that 30 national and international conferences, published more that 10 research articles, and is currently working on the project of Acharya Mahaprajna on structural violence. This involves study and editing Acharya Tulsi's video lectures relayed on the Sanskar channel every Sunday...

Dr. Samani Satya Pragya

Posted: 12.11.2015
By Andrew More
Dr. Samani Satya Prajna, Associate Professor at the Dept. of Non-violence at Jain Vishva Bharati University (JVBU), attended more that 30 national and international conferences, published more that 10 research articles, and is currently working on the project of Acharya Mahaprajna on structural violence. This involves study and editing Acharya Tulsi's video lectures relayed on the Sanskar channel every Sunday...

The Jain View of Poverty: Strategies for Prevention and Minimization

Posted: 19.08.2015
By Dr. Sohan Lal Gandhi
The Global Scenario The problem of poverty has assumed a monstrous proportion today at global level and is considered a stumbling block in the path of integrated social development. Of the six billion people inhabiting the planet more than two billion live in a state of absolute poverty with income and consumption levels below nationally defined poverty lines. Some six hundred million people go to bed hungry...

Conditions of the Realization of Non-violence

Posted: 13.06.2015
By N. Satyanarayana
Originally printed in Aryan Path, Vol. XXXVII, 1966. Nonviolence essentially means universal love (one including subhuman creatures), which implies selflessness based on absence of fear, involving self-suffering, and at times leading to self-violence. It is not "negative," but a creed of positive love leading to action, Gandhi realized that perfect non-violence is impossible, so long as we exist physically, for...