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Sixth ISSJS2010 was the biggest, most diverse and multi group ISSJS. The four groups, each consisting of 13 to 19 participants were organized separately except for a week when the three groups in India were together for a week in Delhi. Each and every participant of ISSJS2010 attended their classes regularly from the beginning till the end enthusiastically and actively participating in discussions and learning process. Some of the highlights are as follows: 1.Distinguished...
Kunda Kunda Bharati Qutab Institutional area New Delhi decorated Dr Natalia with their highest (and most valued Rs 500,000) on March 7th Sunday. The award was presented by Ms. Sonia Gandhi to Dr Natalia Zheleznova, for her research on ‘Kunda Kunda’ and associated publications as books and papers. She is a research scholar at Moscow University Russia.     ISSJS is proud of her achievements and wish her many more such awards.Unique and innovative experiment (first time) to...
At the 15th biennial convention, held during July 2-5 in Los Angeles, California, JAINA honoured Dr. Sulekh C. Jain with its highest award, the JAINA RATNA. The award is presented for exceptional dedication and contribution towards promotion of Jainism in North America. By profession, Dr. Sulekh Jain is a Mechanical Engineer. He taught mechanical engineering at several universities in India and USA, published more than 50 papers and has nine US and international patents. Eleven years ago, he...
All the eleven participants to the one month program completed their studies at Parasnath Vidhyapeeth Varanasi. Stay at Paransnath Vidhyapeeth was fairly comfortable and lecture schedule was very well received. The participants visited the Jain temples and participated in the Snatra puja. Afterwards they were offered a jain breakfast at the temple. The participants also visited ghats at Ganga and the various Hindu and Buddhist temples of importance at Varanasi. They returned...
Pilgrimage: 4.30AM on June 7, the participants accompanied by the director ISJS and Dr. Renuka Porwal (expert on Mathura History) left by AC bus for the three days of absorbing and sacred pilgrimage. All participants were oriented in details about the pilgrimage, handed detailed handouts to read so that they enjoy the pilgrimage.The first stop was at Mathura Chaurasi, the holy place where the last omniscient of Jains, Jambuswami attained liberation. The temple and Mathura were detailed by Dr....

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