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Understanding Jainism Programme 29.12.2008 - 04.01.2009

Posted: 12.11.2008

Understanding Jainism Programme

Dec.29, 2008 to Jan. 04, 2009

The understanding Jainism Programme of Jain Vishva Bharati University is an intensive course emphasizing on Jain Philosophy, Ethics, Non-violence, Meditation etc. The programme is interdisciplinary in the nature, aiming at to facilitate the condensed and in-depth knowledge in seven days schedule time. This course is formulated as per credit system and is equivalent to one credit course, undertaking study hours equal to or more than 14 hours.


OBJECTIVES

  1. To understand the concept and ideas of Jainism.
  2. To develop understanding and attitude of nonviolence.
  3. To familiarize the participants with the philosophy of creative nonviolence in India.
  4. To impart training of Preksha Meditation for emotionally balanced Life-style.
  5. To establish the importance and relevance of amity for the survival of living being.

COURSE CONTENTS

(a) Jainism

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Topics

Faculty

1.

Introduction to Jainism and  Jain Literature

Samani Shashi Prajan

2.

Life of Mahaveer and Jain Asceticism (Mahavrata and Anuvrata)

Samani Agam Prajna

3.

Nine Tatvas

Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar

4.

Six Substances & Jain Cosmology

Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar

5.

Karma Theory

Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar

6.

Concept of Nayavada

Dr Samani Chaitanya Prajna

7.

Jain Epistemology

Samani Chaitya Prajna

 (b) Science of Living and Non-violence and Peace

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Topics

Faculty

1.

Introduction to Science of Living

Samani Malli Prajna

2.

Practical aspect of Preksha Meditation (contem,Asa, Pranayama and Mantra Color)

Samani Ramaniya Prajna

3.

Stress Management of Social Reformation

Samani Chaitya Prajna

4.

Anuvrata - A movement of Social Reformation

Samani Ramaniya Prajna

5.

Non-violence and Burning Issues

Pratibha J. Mishra

6.

Crusaders of Non-violence and training in Non-violence 

Samani Rohini Prajna

7.

Economics of Non-violence

Samani Ritu Prajna

SCHEME OF EXAM (Optional i.e. if credit has to be acquired)

The programme has one credits in 1 week duration. The evaluation will be based on the grades as per under:

95-100

A

92-94

A-

89-91

B+

86-88

B

83-85

B-

80-82

C+

77-79

C

74-76

C-

71-73

D+

68-70

D

65-67

D-

64-0

F

SYSTEM OF EVALUATION

  1. Term paper and exam
  2. Continuous evaluation

The exams shall be conducted independently in each of the subject in the last 2 days. Each paper will be of hundred points. Examination evaluation system will be the internal evaluation system, where the exams will be taken by the concerned Professor.

The points will be awarded in grades. On the completion of programme certificates will be issued mentioning therein the grades.

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAMME

  1. Visit to the places of historical and archeological importance in Ladnun.
  2. Interaction with spiritual personalities.
  3. Meditation / Yoga session (6 to 7.15 A.M.), Needam.
  4. Wild sanctuary visit.
  5. Cultural interaction.

Facilities available

  1. Internet access (B.Ed. College and Computer Lab.)
  2. ISD (on payment)
  3. In campus Restaurant

COURSE FEE

US $ 250

Arrival Detail

Ladnun is well connected by road from Delhi and Jaipur. The participants have to report at JVBU office, Ladnun.

WEATHER

December and January are the pleasant cold months.

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