Syllabus 2019: Page 2 of 4

S.No
Course number
Title
Lecture 4W
Lecture 6W
B.2.0
Module 2
Philosophy
B.2.1
Metaphysics &Ontology
B.2.1.1
Nature of reality (ODP), special aspects compared to other religions
18
24
B.2.1.2
Concept of substance (dravya), modes and attributes; types; astikayas (existents)
18
25
B.2.1.3
Matter (pudgala), concept, types, nature etc
19
26
B.2.1.4
Concept of soul, its nature, types, existences
20
27
B2.1.5
Advanced concept of soul/jiva
20
28
B.2.1.6
Seven verities (tattvas), entities (padarthas).Concept of the path of spiritual purification
21
29
B.2.1.7
Details of Moksa /Liberation, merit and demerit
21
30
B.2.2
Cosmology (0/1)
B.2.3.1
Structure of cosmos; Units of measurement for time, space, weight
22
31
B.2.3
Epistemology (1/2)
B.2.3.1
Origin and growth of Jain Theory of knowledge
23
32
B.2.3.2
Types of knowledge and its acquisition, Rational & perverted, fivefold, acquired and direct, Akalanka’s classification, Pramana and Naya doctrine
24
33
B.2.3.3
Types of Pramana (details of inference)
24
34
B.2.3.4
Multiplicity of viewpoints (Anekantavada) & Conditional dialectic
12
14
 
B.3.0
Module 3
Karma doctrine & Spiritual purification / Psychology
B.3.1
Causality, co-factors (five samvayas), Self effort (Purushartha)
25
35
B.3.2
Karma (psychic and physical), karma particles (varganas)
26
36
B.3.3
Bondage of karmas, ten states of bonded karmas and their significance in spiritual exertions (sadhana)
26
37
B.3.4
Path of spiritual purification (Moksa marga) , detailed discussions on Spirtual awakening (samyaka darshan)
27
38
B.3.5
Stages of spiritual purification (gunasthanas) and their discussions, comparioson with eightfold Patanjali Yoga
28
39
 
B.4.0
Module 4
Ethics:
B.4.1
Concept
B.4.1.1
Basis of ethics (Ahimsa), Five types of conduct, Religion & Morality
29
40
B.4.1.2
Classification of practitioners monks and laity and basis
30
41
B.4.1.3
Conduct of the monks (Major Vows, attitudes of restraint, carefulness; Afflictions and their conquest)
30
41
B.4.2
Details of conduct for laity Power of vows
B.4.2.1
Conduct of laity /householders (1/2) Purity of food (basic virtues), Seven abstinences (Morality), Essential duties, Classification of laity (3 and stages of spiritual advancements (pratimas)
31
42
B.4.2.2
Minor vows, enhancing vows, teaching vows, detailed discussions (1/2)
31
43
B.4.3
Penance/ observing austerities (Yoga)
B.4.3.1
Concept, types and sub types, detailed discussions
32
44
B.4.3.2
Meditation, its types, signifcance and scientific basis
33
45
B.4.3.3
Jain Yoga, comparison with Patanjali's yoga
34
45
B.4.4
Ten fold virtuous practices, Scientific basis of supreme forgiveness
35
46
B.4.5
Pious & Peaceful death: sallekhna/santhara. (1)
36
37