Posted: 01.03.2012
By Dr. Anita Sudhir Bothara
Critical Review of the Debate of Man-Woman Equality (In Digambara, Śvetāmbara, Yāpanīya and Contemporary Perspective) A paper submitted for presentation in a U.G.C sponsered National Seminar on 'Women and Jainism' on 11th - 12th February 2012, organized by Shri Atma Vallabha Jain Museum, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar (A.P.) Introduction In Jain tradition, the equality of man and woman is...
Posted: 15.01.2011
By Dr. Nalini Joshi
25 Models of Conflict-resolution and Peace in Jain Tradition A research paper originally presented in the National Seminar jointly organised by Centre for Studies in Buddhism and Dept. of Buddhist Studies, University of Pune, February 2009. Instead of using the word “Jainism”, the title of the paper favours the phrase “Jain Tradition” which is very significant. If we try to search the models of...
Posted: 13.01.2011
By Prof. Dr. Kamal Chand Sogani
24 Methods used by Mahāvīra for Social Change In the cultural history of mankind, Mahāvīra is one of those few towering personalities who fought for individual liberty and revolted against the economic exploitation and social oppression of man and introduced vigorous innovations in the then existing social law and order. Mahāvīra regarded the individual and his social responsibility as the key to the...
Posted: 08.10.2010
By Dr. Utpala Mody
International Conference on Jainism Through the Ages A Historical Perspective 8th, 9th & 10th October 2010 Mysore, India Conference Paper Ahimsa, Anekantavada and Aparigraha - Panacea for the Ills of the Present Day World Modern times is an era of crisis in the realm of human civilization. The reason is that we give so much attention to short range and local problems that long range and global problems...
Posted: 31.07.2008
By Dr. Sudalaimuthu Palaniappan
International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 4, No. 2 (2008) 1-65 Abstract Tamil nationalist scholars have held that the early Tamil society was casteless. But, they have not been able to explain away the occurrence of words such as pulaiyaṉ , iḻipiṟappiṉōṉ , iḻipiṟappāḷaṉ , and iḻiciṉaṉ, which are traditionally interpreted as low-born persons in classical Tamil...
Posted: 31.12.2007
By Dr. Peter Flügel
International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 3, No. 4 (2007) 1-15 Abstract The nineteenth century English neologism ‘Jaina law’ is a product of colonial legal intervention in India from 1772 onwards. 'Jaina law' suggests uniformity where in reality there is a plurality of scriptures, ethical and legal codes, and customs of sect, caste, family and region. The contested semantics of the term...

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