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Soft cover, 329 pages published by International School for Jain Studies. Price Rs 750 /US$ 55 including postage. Gandhi is considered to be an apostle of Ahimsa. He was unique in the sense that he understood the doctrine of Ahimsa in minute details as described in Indic religions primarily for spiritual purification but applied the same for personal, social uplift as well as to liberate India from mighty British. He claimed himself to be Vaishnava Hindu and later an untouchable. He...
Soft cover, 79 pages published by International School for Jain Studies. Price Rs 150 /US$ 10 Jainism is one of the oldest religions of India. Jainism emphasizes self effort to achieve any short or long term objective one has. It emphasizes the existence of independent soul in each living being which tries to achieve the supreme soul status i.e. state of bliss and pure knowledge. Karmas are the impurities attached to the soul which makes it drift away from its nature and hence is the cause...
MAHAVIRA JAYANTI CELEBRATIONS April 9th 2017 This year Mahavira Jayanti and second Sunday of ISJS’s monthly lectures fell on the same day. So both events were combined and a grand function was organized on the occasion at Acharya Sushilmuni Ashram, Defence Colony, New Delhi. The program started with mangalacharana and pravachan of Upacahrya Sarlaji on philosophy of Lord Mahavira. This was followed by lectures by ISJS faculty members on Ahimsa (Smt. Abha Jain), Anekant (Dr. Kamla...
We are happy to inform that ISJS has successfully completed twelve years of its existence. This year also saw establishment of new Jain chairs / research departments in USA in Universities of California at Davis, Riverside and Irvine; Rice University Texas and University of North Texas. ISJS is entering its thirteenth year, like a teenager, as a young organization to explore greater opportunities to spread academic studies of Jainism globally with particular emphasis on India and Asia this year...
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