JVB London - Jain Vidya Samgoshthi Report

Posted: 26.03.2006
Updated on: 02.07.2015

Jain Vidya Sangoshthi

In the auspicious presence of Samanijis Pratibha & Punya Pragya, the Jain Vidya Sangoshti took place on Sunday, 26th March 2006, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Precautionarily, the Samanijis had reminded the interested in the event to the change of time which had happened in the early morning of this last Sunday in March all over Europe. From wintertime to summertime the clocks were advanced for one hour.
After Samani Punya Pragya had recited the opening prayer Manglachaaran, the speekers delivered their lectures in the following topics:

Prof. Satya Ranjan Banerjee (University of Calcutta)
Language connects to your root

Dr. Dharma Chandra Jain (University of Jodhpur)
Free will and Samyak Darshan

Dr. Sushil Jain (Assumption University, Canada)
Need of academic study in Jainism

Dr. Peter Flügel (University of London, SOAS)
Need to prepare new scholar in Jainism

Dr. Jitendra B. Shah (L.D. Institute, Ahmedabad)
Verity in Jain Literature

Rev. Akurala Samitha (Buddhist centre London)
The aim of spirituality

Rev. Samani Pratibha Pragya
Knowledge is bliss and bliss is knowledge

Dr. Harshad Sangrajka, Institute of Jainology, London
Master of ceremony

Prof. S.R. Banerjee is giving his lecture

Dr. Harshad Sangrajka, secretary Institute of Jainology, London, is addressing the audience

Nearly hundred people followed the speeches with great interest

Jain scholars at JVB London (from left): Dr. Harshad Sangrajka, London; Dr. Sushil Jain, Assumption; Prof. Banerjee, Kalkutta; Dr. Peter Flügel, London; Dr. Jitendra B. Shah, Ahmedabad; Dr. Dharma Chandra, Jodhpur.

Venue: JVB London
Sayer Centre
Oxgate Lane, Cricklewood,
London NW2 7JN
Tel/Fax: 020 8452 0913


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