Syllabus 2017

Syllabus 2017



S.No
Course number
Title
Lecture 4W
Lecture 6W
A
Orientation day Program can be common to all (4lectures)
A.1
A.1.1
Registration, collection of dues and documentation (Informal)
1
1
A.1.2 
Facilities provided to all attending participants including books etc
1
1
A.2
A.2.1
Facilitation, socialization, Indian and Jain customs
2
2
A.2.2
Rules & regulations to be observed while attending the ISSJS programs; Hand book. Individual meeting of participant with ISJS representative for special needs.
2
2
A.3
A.3.1
 Introduction to Jainism
3
3
A.3.2
Jain salutations, mantra, signs
3
3
A.4
A.4.1 
Indian philosophical scenario and placing Jainism in Indian philosophical systems
4
4
 
B
Academic Program
B.1.0
Module 1
History, society and culture
B.1.1
History
B.1.1.1
Pre-historic, ancient: Time cycles, eternity, 1st to 23rd tirthankaras with special emphasis on 1st,22nd and 23rd tirthankaras.
5
5
B.1.1.2
Mahavira: His life, society during his time, reforms/teachings
5
6
B.1.1.3
Post Mahavira: schism, sects and sub sects. Important personalities (monks and laity) till 18th century A.D.
6
7
B.1.1.4
Developments in 18-20th century A.D. Contemporary Jainism
6
7
B.1.2
Jain Society
B.1.2.1
Jain Society India
7
8
B.1.2.2
Jain Diaspora
7
9
B.1.2.3
Status of women in Jain society (historical) docrine and its practice
8
10
B.1.2.4
Status of lay women in Jain society (Jain law for women security)
9
11
B.1.3
Culture
B.1.3.1
Definition of culture and types (non material and material), Non material aspects discussed
10
12
B.1.3.1.1
Ahinsa
11
13
B.1.3.1.2
Anekant & Syadvada
12
14
B.1.3.1.3
Aparigraha
13
15
B.1.3.2
Relgious rituals(daily essential duties, puja), ceremonies, festivals, pilgrimage, pilgrim places
14
16
B.1.3.3
Arts, sculpture, paintings, temple architecture
15
17
B.1.3.4
Iconography, Images, idols, Caves and stone engravings
15
18
B.1.4
 
B.1.4.1
Historical development, classification of literature, Canonical literature (agamas) of both sects, Philosophical, commentaries, Story and world history (Puranas).
16
19
B.1.4.2
Poems, plays, short stories, Liturgy, Mantras
16
20
B.1.5
Contribution of Jain acaryas , scholars and laity (1) to Indian culture and society
17
21
 
B.1.5.1
Chronological listing of significant acharyas,their contribution (to 18th cenAD) 9
17
22
B.1.5.2
Recent ( 20th century) scholars, acaryas and laity
17
23

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