Aspects of Kalpasūtra Paintings

Posted: 29.03.2017
By Dr. Patrick Krüger
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London One of two schools which predominated pre-Mughal painting in northern India during medieval times, miniature painting of the 'Western Indian Style'flourished among Śvetāmbara communities in north-western India. In contrast to the Pāla-school of north-eastern India (Bihar and Bengal) where manuscript illustrations were drawn by Buddhist monks,...

A Neglected Śvetāmbara Narrative Collection Hemacandrasūri Maladhārin's Upadeśamālāsvopajñavṛtti Part 1

Posted: 23.12.2014
By Paul Dundas
International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 9, No. 2 (2013) 1-47 Abstract The Śvetāmbara teacher Hemacandra Maladhārin (eleventh-twelfth century) is often confused with his near contemporary Hemacandra Kalikālasarvajña. This paper analyses the sources describing his life and works and goes on to focus upon his Prakrit verse collection, the Upadeśamālā , and his autocommentary, the...

Speech as Chairperson

Posted: 01.06.2012
 
International Prakrit Jñānabharati Awards Paramapujya SyAdvAda SiddhAnta Cakravarti prashasti vibhUshit Svasti sri CArukIrti BhaTTArakji, upasthit AdaraNIya atithi-abhyAgatah, VidvadvareNyah, Namhstubhyam. Today, the 14th of October 2010, is an unforgettable day, particularly for Prakrit scholars. Since the last two days we have experienced the thrill of celebrating Prakrit's legacy. The unique...

Review of Die Erlösungslehre der Jainas

Posted: 30.10.2010
By Prof. Dr. Willem Bollée
International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 6, No. 3 (2010) 1-4 Abstract The article is a review of Adelheid Mette’s second, substantially enlarged, edition of her work on the doctrine of the Jains, Durch Entsagung zum Heil (1991), on the basis of German translations from the main texts and commentaries. PDF, Review of Die Erlösungslehre der Jainas Adelheid Mette. Die Erlösungslehre...

Adelheid Mette: Die Erlösungslehre der Jaina - Legenden, Parabeln, Erzählungen

Posted: 10.06.2010
By Dr. Patrick Krueger
Adelheid Mette: Die Erlösungslehre der Jaina - Legenden, Parabeln, Erzählungen (engl.: Jaina Soteriology. Legends, Parabels and Narratives ). Berlin: Verlag der Weltreligionen im Inselverlag, 2010. To appreciate the outstanding importance of this publication, it is necessary to point out the situation of Jaina studies in Germany. Today Jainism has just a marginal position in the academical indology and it...

Adelheid Mette: Die Erlösungslehre der Jaina - Legenden, Parabeln, Erzählungen - ERRATA UND CORRIGENDA

Posted: 11.05.2010
 
Adelheid Mette: Die Erlösungslehre der Jaina - Legenden, Parabeln, Erzählungen, Berlin 2010. Jede Mitteilung zur Ergänzung dieser Liste von Fehlern und Versehen wird von der Verfasserin dankbar aufgenommen werden. Stand: 06. 04. 2010 Adelheid Mette ( mette@lrz.uni-muenchen.de ) ERRATA UND CORRIGENDA S. 18, Zeile 34, lies: „auf dem Śākra-Löwenthron Śakra“ S. 137, Zeile 15, statt „Der ›törichte‹...