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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...
1. Prof. Padmanabh S Jaini, who had been the professor of Buddhist and Jain studies at Oxford and Berkley and is now Professor (emeritus) at Berkley and is the foremost scholar of Jainism internationally, has kindly agreed to spend the first fortnight with ISSJS2009. His books Jain Path of Purification, Gender Salvations, Selected Papers on Jainism and Sectoral debates and many more are widely acclaimed as masterpieces on Jain studies. He shall be teaching for the first week of ISSJS2009 at...
The fall season is here with students going back to universities and colleges. We have been busy in reviewing the ISSJS2008 and preparing for ISSJS2009. We are glad to inform you that the governing council of ISSJS has introduced a number of initiatives to make ISSJS2009 more academically rewarding and experiential program. We are attaching the ANNOUNCEMENT folder inviting applications for ISSJS2009. Kindly print and post on the notice boards of your colleges and universities and also...
The efforts to begin ISSJS2008 from June 1st are making progress. Facilities for stay of the class of ISSJS2008 are being organized along with the detailed programs for academic lectures and visits to different places of interest. The visiting scholars are also finalizing their travel plans and seeking lot of information about India and living in India. Distinguished guests are being finalized with approvals along with artists to make the inaugural function on June 1st a memorable event. We...
After the departure of one month program candidates on June 30th, the schedule consisted of a series of lectures in Jaipur on subjects associated with philosophy and doctrines of Anekant. These academic sessions deliver by Prof. Kusum Jain, Prof Sogani and Prof Bhargava, the most recognized Jain scholars started from July 1st and lasted till July 5th.The period July 5th till July 14th was planned for independent research work by the scholars to prepare a presentable paper to the fellow scholars...

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