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In light of the recent tragedy in Nepal, please find herein a list of reputable charities working actively to provide relief and aid to countless individuals and families throughout the affected areas.
A wonderful lecture by Dr. Jayandra Soni of Innsbruck University in Austria commemorated the fifth anniversary of the Mahavir Jayanthi Lecture at Florida International University's main campus.
To view our online lecture series on Jain Texts: Ācārāṅga Sūtra, please click Event Media and find recordings posted following lecture presentations.
Ellen Gough's lecture will focus on the relationship between enlightenment, or omniscience (kevala), and final liberation (mokṣa, nirvāṇa) in the Ācārāṅgasūtra, comparing it with other Jain and non-Jain accounts of enlightenment and liberation.
Please find herein a short biography on Professor Christopher Chapple, along with an outline of his May 23rd lecture and its corresponding bibliography.
Please find herein a short biography on Professor Samani Chaitanya Prajna along with an outline of her May 9th lecture and its corresponding bibliography.
Jaina Studies Scholarship 2015, click here for more information.
Study abroad with the International Summer School for Jain Studies in India next summer!
Join the Jain Vishva Bharati Institute for a three week study program this summer in Rajasthan, India.
Join the FIU Jain Studies program and the Jain Vishva Barati Institute in India this summer! Contact Rohitpragya11@gmail.com for more information.
Dr. Tara Sethia of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona delivered this Fall's annual Bhagwan Mahavir Nirvan Kalyanak Lecture on Applied Jainism.
On March 30, 2015, the Jain Studies Program hosted the Fifth Annual Mahavir Jayanthi Lecture, "Jain Ethics in Philosophical Perspective", by Jayandra Soni, Innsbruck University, Austria. Dr. Soni's lecture reflected on the Jain story of the person trapped in a well to discuss questions of predicament, purification, salvation and liberation.