Posted: 17.11.2015
By Dr. Samani Rohit Pragya
On 9th November, under the Bhagavan Mahavir Nirvan Lecture Series of Jain Studies Programme, Prof. Tara Sethia was invited to speak on “Non-violence: An educational Imperative” from Poly Tech University, Pamona. Event started with the recitation of Namaskar Mahamantra followed by short introductory speech by Samani Shukla Pragya. She spoke on the significance of Non-violence in this modern world where we...
Posted: 01.09.2015
 
On 19th August, Samani Shukla Pragya and Samani Rohit Pragya have arrived to Miami. From 24th August, with the beginning of the fall semester they have started the courses like Meditation and Spiritual Development, Sanskrit Language Level -1 and Level -3 etc. at Florida International University. They are also going to start the activities in Jain club as well as Preksha Meditation club in FIU campus very soon...
Posted: 02.06.2015
By Dr. Christopher Key Chapple
Florida International University Jain Education and Research Foundation Video+Pdf+: May 23 - Professor Christophyola Marymount) Ethics of Ācārāṅga Sūtra
Posted: 02.06.2015
By Prof. Dr. Nalini Balbir
Florida International University Jain Education and Research Foundation Video+Pdf+: May 16 - Professor Nalini Balbir ( Sorbonne ) Monastic Discipline in the Ācārāṅga Sūtra
Posted: 02.06.2015
By Prof. Kusum Jain
Florida International University Jain Education and Research Foundation Video: Dr. Kusum Jain lectures on "Metaphysics of Ahimsa: The Jain Perspective" on September 26, 2012 at Claremont Lincoln University. Part I.
Posted: 29.05.2015
 
Florida International University Jain Education and Research Foundation Biography: Ellen Gough recently completed her Ph.D. dissertation, “Making a Mantra: Jain Superhuman Powers in History, Ritual, and Material Culture,” from the Department of Religious Studies at Yale University. Before coming to Yale, she earned her MA in Religion from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. In...
Posted: 12.05.2015
 
Florida International University Jain Education and Research Foundation Biography of Professor Christopher Key Chapple: Christopher Key Chapple is Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and Director of the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University. He has published more than 15 books, including Karma and Creativity (1986), Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian...
Posted: 12.05.2015
 
Jain Education and Research Foundation Florida International University Biography Samani Chaitanya Prajna is the Professor of Jainology and Comparative Religion and Philosophy and Executive Director of BMIRC at Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University), Ladnun, Rajasthan, India. She has published 3 books including Scientific Vision of Lord Mahavira (2005), Fundamental Elements of Jainism (2008), Jainism...
Posted: 25.03.2015
 
Jain Education and Research Foundation Florida International University Dear Friends, You are cordially invited to the 5th Annual Bhagwan Mahavir Jayanti Lecture sponsored by Jain Education and Research Foundation and Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship of Jain Studies and Florida International University. This year's lecture will be delivered by Prof Jayandra Soni of Innsbruck University, Austria on "JAIN ETHICS IN...
Posted: 08.10.2013
 
FIU Miami Applying Jain Principles in Medical Practice Start: Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, 06:00PM End: Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, 07:00PM Venue: FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum You are cordially invited to the Second Annual Bhagwan Mahavir Nirvan Lecture sponsored by Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship of Jain Studies and co sponsored by Jain Education and Research Foundation and The center of Humanities in an...
Posted: 16.01.2013
 
FIU Miami YJA live video web-caste Young Jain of America hosted 2nd Video conferencing lecture of Samani Chaitanya Pragyaji on Karma Theory. The presentation and lucid ex-planation enriched the more than 50 young Jains around USA. Young Jain expressed the content to be easy, informative, connected to life and looking forward for more. The presence of knowledgeable spiritual leaders will render more...
Posted: 01.12.2012
 
FIU Miami Jain Studies at FIU There is a good response from students to the courses related to Jainism. We have an environment at FIU where we can smell fragrance of Jainism in the academic programs of the University. Through in person, online and various electives courses almost 500 students are taking courses with Jain content every year at FIU. The reception of Jain teachings by the students is exciting...
Posted: 30.11.2012
 
FIU Miami The Mahavir Jayanti ceremony at FIU started off by an inimitable "Ceremony of Initiation Rituals" for Mumukshu Sheetal. Mrs Kusum Baid and Jeevan Prabha Mehta carried out the graceful rituals first time in history in a US University. Mu. Sheetal received her blessing to be ordained from Acharya Shree Mahashraman. The event was attended by the Dean, the Professors and students. Mumukshu (literally...
Posted: 29.11.2012
 
FIU Miami Mahavir Jayanti Annual Lecture series organized by Bhagwan Mahavir professorship of Jain Studies: Prof. Nalini Balbir is a Professor in the Department of Indian Studies at the University of Paris-3 Sorbonne-Nouvelle and the Director of Studies in Middle Indian Philology in the School of Advanced Studies in History and Philology at the Sorbonne, Paris, France. Her chief research interests are in...
Posted: 28.11.2012
 
FIU Miami Welcome Speech by JERF President It is indeed a great pleasure to have community leaders together to celebrate our very own Dr. Dipak Jain receiving prestigious honor from FIU. For those who don't know Prof. Dipak, he is a man of soft gestures but leaves everlasting impressions. Famous for his mild manners, quick laugh and a ready hug. I met Dipak at Kellogg Jain leadership conference where I updated...
Posted: 28.11.2012
 
FIU Miami Prof. Dipak Jain, Chairman of the Jain Education & Research Foundation, has been conferred Doctorate honoris causa by Florida International University, Miami, USA on 30th April 2012. This was a great honor not only for Dr. Jain but for the entire Jain community. Dr. Jain, currently Dean of INSEAD, has overseen the establishment of the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship in Jain Studies at FIU. The evening...
Posted: 27.11.2012
 
FIU Miami "God as King or God as Ascetic?" - Prof. John E. Cort, Denison University. The Second Annual Mahavir Jayanti Lecture was delivered by Prof. John E. Cort of Denison University on April 4th, 2012 at 6:00PM in the GC Ballrooms at FIU. Prof. Cort was introduced by Prof. Nathan Katz, Bhagwan Mahavir Professor of Jain Studies. In his lecture entitled: "God as King or God as Ascetic?" Prof. Cort highlighted...
Posted: 03.08.2012
 
FIU Miami Jai Jinendra. Attached is a flyer announcing the Rajiv and Latika Jain fellowship for graduate studies on Jainism at the Florida International University. Please send it to your friends and other Jain organizations and universities to give it as much wide coverage as possible. We must try our best to find the best candidate for this fellowship. Neptune Srimal Subject: Please make this fellowship known...
Posted: 08.05.2012
 
FIU Miami Samani Chaitanya Pragya Samani Unnat Pragya Mumukshu Sheetal Dr. Deepak Jain honored Doctoral Degree by FIU Dipak Jain, chairman of the Jain Education & Research Foundation, received an honorary degree from the College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Jain currently dean of INSEAD, the chairman of the Jain Education & Research Foundation, has overseen the establishment of the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship in...
Posted: 04.12.2011
 
FIU Miami Samani Chaitanya Pragya Samani Unnat Pragya Mumukshu Sheetal Students and Professors welcomed back after their India trip to explore Jainism: FIU students and professors traveled to India, as part of the Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship. In the welcome ceremony at JCSF FIU dignitaries like Robert Callahan, Prof. Natan Katz, Prof. Larson, Whitney Bauman and the FIU students presented themselves. Dr...
Posted: 21.01.2011
 
FIU Student Media Miami, Friday, January 21, 2011 Light beams through the half-open window into the spacious white room, reflecting on the glass top of a bamboo frame table. Surrounding the table, three generations of Jain nuns sit cross legged on the floor breathing peacefully the heavy air of a hot Miami rainy day. Samani Chaitanya Pragya, the senior of the three, maintains a perpetual stare into the distance...

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