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The unique experiment to take the academic studies of Jainism to the universities of North America primarily was launched in January 2005. The difficult route of selecting, motivating and then bringing professors, research scholars and serious graduate and undergraduate scholars to India and providing them a rigorous Live-in’ experience of Jainism in India was chosen. The Indian program was designed for a two months summer stay in India at different places of interest for Jainism and way of...
Message from Prof. Cromwell Crawford. Chairman Academic Council and ASJNA My dear participants of ISSJS 2009 Once feels lucky, twice is nice, three times every one can tell you that is a tradition. Applying this to International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS), our first successful attempt was explained as a stroke of good luck, second time around one heaved a sigh of relief and pronounced it very nice and repeat performances now call ISSJS a tradition. Oxford dictionary...
On the eve of ISSJS2009 launch, director ISJS India has presented his report to all alumni, enrolled participants, faculty, supporters and well wishers of ISJS. The following new initiatives have been launched by ISJS on the occasion: · Setting up ISJS chapters at UK and Bangkok. Now ISJS has complete presence in India, USA, Canada, UK and Thailand. · Sending Jain scholars to different universities / research institutes in India and overseas): Requirements of Jain...
ISSJS2009 Bangkok is organized by Mahidol University (leading multidisciplinary national university of Thailand with beautiful and modern campus) in association with Digambar Jain Federation Bangkok and ISJS India. Director ISJS Dr. Shugan Jain arrived here on 21st April to make all arrangements final for inauguration, lectures, stay etc. The inauguration program was attended by the entire class of 17 plus registered participants to the program and twenty community leaders and university...
The Fifth ISSJS i.e. ISSJS 2009 consisting of three independent programs has been launched successfully as follows: · ISSJS2009 Bangkok: One month program from April 21st to May 15th 2009 at Mahidol University Bangkok. Attended by 17 students and scholars, this program has been successfully completed. · ISSJS2009 One month program: For beginners and intermediate level university students in India. May 24th to June 23rd 2009. Thirteen students and scholars are attending this...

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