Posted: 08.09.2015
 
17th Jaina Studies Workshop Jaina Tantra Roundtable, 17th Jaina Studies Workshop was held on 20 March 2015 at SOAS, University of London: This roundtable addresses the question: "In the 19th century, many Indian social and religious reformers differentiated 'custom and rituals' from 'true religion'. Is this distinction still relevant for lived Jainism today?" In the Chair: John E. Cort (Denison University, USA)...
Posted: 08.09.2015
 
17th Jaina Studies Workshop Jaina Tantra Session 4 - Tantra in Hinduism and Jainism, 17th Jaina Studies Workshop was held on 20 March 2015 at SOAS, University of London : John E. Cort (Denison University, USA): Reading Gorakhnāth through a Jain Lens: Jain Receptions of the Nāths in Pre-Colonial North India Olle Qvarnström (University of Lund, Sweden): Tantra in Practice: How to Convert a King Video:
Posted: 08.09.2015
 
17th Jaina Studies Workshop Jaina Tantra Session 2 - Jaina Tantra and Meditation, 17th Jaina Studies Workshop was held on 20 March 2015 at SOAS, University of London: Shugan Chand Jain (International Summer School for Jain Studies, New Delhi): Peculiarities of Jaina Yoga as depicted in Jñānārṇava by Śubhacandra (1003-1068 A.D.) Christopher Key Chapple (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA): The...
Posted: 08.09.2015
 
17th Jaina Studies Workshop Jaina Tantra Session 1 - Textual Studies, 17th Jaina Studies Workshop was held on 20 March 2015 at SOAS, University of London. Paul Dundas (University of Edinburgh, Scotland): Tantra Without ‘Tantrism’: The Quotidian Jain Mantra According to Somasena Bhaṭṭāraka Jagat Ram Bhattacharyya (Shantiniketan, India): Tantric Elements in the Original Praśnavyākaraṇa‒ A Study...
Posted: 08.09.2015
 
17th Jaina Studies Workshop Jaina Tantra The 15th Annual Jaina Lecture by Professor Alexis Sanderson (All Souls, Oxford University) titled "The Jaina Appropriation and Adaptation of Śaiva Ritual: The Case of Pādliptasūri’s Nirvāṇakalikā" was given at SOAS, University of London on 19 March 2015. I shall show that the Nirvāṇakalikā, a published manual for the rituals of image installation...
Posted: 02.04.2015
 
17th Jaina Studies Workshop Jaina Tantra Book of Abstracts: Tantric Elements in the Original Praśnavyākaraṇa ‒ A Study Jagat Ram Bhattacharyya (Shantiniketan, India) Praśnavyākaraṇa is known to be the tenth canon of the twelve fold aṅgas of the Śvetāmbara sect. The available editions of Praśnavyākaraṇa are dealt with two major aspects of nine categories in Jainism, the influx (of...
Posted: 13.03.2015
 
17th Jaina Studies Workshop - Jaina Tantra 19th century Image of an apsarāḥ, Śāntinātha Jaina Mandira, Cūru/Rajasthan (Photo: P.F. 2014) Date: 20 March 2015 Time: 9:00 AM Finishes: 20 March 2015 Time: 6:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Type of Event: Workshop Registration This workshop is free and open to all. Registration is required. Online Registration Programme Time...
Posted: 13.03.2015
 
15th Annual Jaina Lecture 19th century Image of an apsarāḥ, Śāntinātha Jaina Mandira, Cūru/Rajasthan (Photo: P.F. 2014) The Jaina Appropriation and Adaptation of Śaiva Ritual: The Case of Pādliptasūri’s Nirvāṇakalikā Professor Alexis Sanderson (All Souls, Oxford University) Date: 19 March 2015 Time: 6:00 PM Finishes: 19 March 2015 Time: 9:00 PM Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery...

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