WISHING A VERY HAPPY PARYUSHAN PARVA

ADMISSION OPEN FOR 2ND WINTER PROGRAM ON JAIN STUDIES

A Free* and Unique Opportunity to Study Jainism in Winter Holidays. We are happy to announce that we are organizing the 2nd Winter Program on Jain Studies. Below are the brief details of the program:

Target Participants: Undergraduate students, graduate students, PhD candidates, Professors, and faculty members of universities abroad and India, High school teachers and Jain professionals who wish to have experiential Immersion in Jain philosophy and way of life.

Place: Ahmedabad (Gujarat), India. Home of Gandhi, Jainism and finest academic institutions in India.

Duration: December 28th, 2019 - January 7th, 2020. The program includes two days visit to famous Jain temples, monks, and institutions around Ahmedabad.

*Refundable security deposit: US$ 100 or it's equivalents in Indian Rupees by cheque in favour of International School for Jain Studies. Click here for more details

ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON COMPARATIVE STUDIES OF KARMA

International School for Jain Studies in association with Amar Prerana Trust is organizing One Day Workshop on “Comparative Studies of Karma” lead by Prof. Chrishtopher Chapple on 4th Sep, 2019 at Firodia Hostel, Pune. Prof. Chapple is the Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University, USA. Click here for more details

TWO DAY RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP ON EXPLORING YOGA, MEDITATION AND TANTRA IN JAINISM

In continuation of one day workshop on "Comparative Studies of Karma" the next workshop by International School for Jain Studies in association with Amar Prerana Trust will be held on 6th & 7th Sep, 2019 on “Exploring Yoga, Meditation and Tantra in Jainism” lead by Prof. Chrishtopher Chapple at Navalveerayatan, Pune. This is a Residential Workshop Click here for more details

SPECIAL LECTURE BY DR. SHUGAN CHAND JAIN

Dr. Shugan C Jain, Chairman of ISJS delivered a special lecture on “Go with the flow consciously” at International Centre for Spiritual Living, Geneva on 24thAug, 2019.

ISJS STARTS BUILDING A CADRE OF YOUNG PRAKRIT LANGUAGE SCHOLARS

ISJS has taken the first step by recruiting scholars, one each from University of Chicago, USA (Mr. Itamar Ramot, PhD candidate) and SOAS, London (Ms. Corinne Smith, MA) to come and learn Prakrit with ISJS affiliate for one year. Mahavir Vision Inc., USA provided financial support to provide handsome scholarships to these two candidates. Mr. Anando Ghosh (MA, SOAS, University of London) from India is the third scholar who will learn Prakrit for 1 year. Shri Firodia Trust, Pune will provide financial support to Mr. Ghosh. Their education likely to starts from September 25th 2019.

STATUS OF ISJS-ALUMNI


Ms. Aashi Jain (ISSJS-Winter 2018 batch) went to Florida International University (FIU), USA as a student in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs- Master's degree program in Religious Studies. Before her selection, she served as group coordinator of Yoga program for Loyola Marymount University (LMU) students in the summer school conducted by International School for Jain Studies (2018 & 2019). Her area of research interest is origin, development and praxis of devotion with special reference to Jain method of Spiritual Mantra Healing.

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITY FOR JAIN SCHOLARS IN INDIA (foreign scholars are welcome but travel to India and back is on their own account)

  1. INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON ŚRAMAṆA TRADITION: International School for Jain Studies (ISJS), New Delhi in association with The Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI), Pune is organizing two days International Seminar on ŚRAMAṆA TRADITION (WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO JAINISM) PRIOR TO 650 BC on 5th & 6th October, 2019 at Naval Veerayatan, Pune. ISJS and BORI invite scholarly abstracts and papers for this seminar. Click here for the brochure
  2. Winter Program: After successful completion of 1st Winter Program, ISJS happy to announce 2nd Winter Program in Ahmedabad, India from 28th Dec, 2019 to 7th January, 2020. For online application visit www.isjs.in, click here for poster.

OTHER EVENTS

  1. President Awards: Prof. Kamal Chand Sogani, Director of Apabhraṃśa Sāhitya Academy, Jaipur and Dr. Ashish Kumar Jain got 2019 President Award for their contribution to Jainism, Prakrit language and literature.
  2. Workshop: Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology, Delhi is going to organizing a Workshop on Tattvarthasutra of Umasvati from 24th November 2019 to 05th December 2019. Click here for details.

Editors: Dr. Shrinetra Pandey & Mr. Sushil Jana

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