Posted: 12.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. S. Prabhakar
The paper was published in February 1982 in Pratishthapana - A Commemoration Volume of the Pratishthapana and the Mahamastakabhisheka Ceremons of Bhagawan Bahubali at Dharmasthala , pp. 9-11. The colossal statue of Bhagawan Bahubali that now stands on the hillock, Bahubali Vihar, at Dharmasthala is a piece of marvellous granite sculpture carved in recent years. It is one of the greatest sculptures of its kind...
Posted: 03.04.2012
By Ratachand Hirachand
The paper, published in September 1977 in Hindutva (Vol. VIII, No. 6, pp. 19-25, 32), was primarily adressed to a Hindu readership to improve their knowledge on Jainism. In this sense the essay gives an interesting overview of some aspects of Jaina religion, even if the information on the Dravidas, given in the last section, is not reliable from an academic point of view. Before the 19th Century, the...
Posted: 29.03.2012
By Prof. Lothar Wendel
The paper was published in The Voice of Ahinsa - The Indo-German Special Number (Vol. VI, No. 10 - October 1956, pp. 367-377, 397) Some of the greatest achievements of Western Literature betray a peculiar relationship to Eastern Thought. So the cosmology of Dante's ' Divine Comedy' is according to Heinrich Zimmer strangely similar to Jain cosmology. In the great philosophical novel of Honore de Balzac ' Peau de...
Posted: 27.03.2012
By Ramesh Chandra Dutt
This paper by Ramesh Chandra Dutt (1848-1909), a contemporary and companion of Swami Vivekananda, is an interesting source of interreligious studies and shows the view of a learned Hindu writer of the late 19 th century on Jaina religion. The paper was reissued in April 1977 in Hindutva (Vol. VII, No. 1, pp. 21-29). The Jaina religion has long been considered as an offshoot from the religion proclaimed by...
Posted: 07.02.2012
By Herbert V. Dr. Guenther
The paper was published in The Voice of Ahinsa - The Indo-German Special Number (Vol. VI, No. 10 - October 1956, pp. 408ff.). Buddha and Mahavira Buddha and Mahavira; These are not merely two systems to be classified as such among the various manifestations of human thought, they are also two distinct human natures, which often have been inimically opposed to each other and yet are united by the common striving...
Posted: 19.01.2012
By Wilfried Nölle
The paper was published in the book Impact of Indian Thought on German Poets and Philosophers (The Jaina Academy Publications 7, Aliganj (Etah): The World Jain Mission, 1963, pp. 10-28). As a contemporary historical source the essay illustrates of the situation of Indology and Jaina Studies in post-war Germany. Indology and Jaina Studies in Germany I. German Studies in Indology 1. A Long List of Names The...
Posted: 06.01.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
This paper was published in October 1956 in The Voice of Ahinsa - The Indo-German Special Number (Vol. VI, No. 10, pp. 398-407). Jain Studies in Germany (II) 2. Klaus Bruhn (Research Scholar in Poona, pupil of W. Schubring and L. Alsdorf). “ Ś īlāṅka's Cauppa ṇṇ amahāpurisacariya” (Sīlāṅka's C. - A Contribution to the Study of the Jain Universal History), ANIST 8, 1954. - The analysis of the...
Posted: 05.01.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
This paper was published in October 1956 in The Voice of Ahinsa - The Indo-German Special Number (Vol. VI, No. 10, pp. 398-407). Jain Studies in Germany (I) Part I: 1858-1935 H. Th. Colebrooke's “Observations on the sect of Jains“ had marked the beginning of Jain studies. In 1858, half a century later, an essay by Albrecht Weber “Über das Śatruñjaya Māhātmyam“ (On the Śatruñjaya Māhātmyam)...
Posted: 15.11.2011
By Kamta Prasad Jain
This paper was published in October 1956 in The Voice of Ahinsa - The Indo-German Special Number (Vol. VI, No. 10, pp. 451-455). Where East and West Meet It cannot but be admitted that human nature in reality is the same every where and in every time, for, it is based on the immortality and universal consciousness of soul. Outer differences have little force and meaning before the reality of Life. No doubt,...
Posted: 20.10.2011
By Prof. Dr. Charles Samuel Braden
This paper by the Scholar of Religions Prof. Charles Samuel Braden was published in the Lord Mahavira Special Number of the periodical The Voice of Ahinsa (Vol. VI, No. 3-4, March-April 1956, pp. 71-72. Mahāvīra and Jesus In the course of a series of lectures on Jesus and the Other Founders of Religion which I gave recently at Northwestern University, Evanston, III, I considered among the other great founders...

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