APRIL - JUNE ISSUE OF ISJS-TRANSACTIONS (ONLINE RESEARCH JOURNAL)
As we had announced in our earlier issues to publish the April-June & July-September issues of our research journal on “Pandemic and Jainism”. We are glad to inform that the April-June issue is now available for readers. Click here for the issue.
This issue contains 6 articles, namely
- Prof. Christopher Key Chapple on The World’s Religions in a Time of Pandemic;
- Prof. Subhas Jain on Motivation for Righteous Conduct;
- Dr. Sulekh C. Jain & Dr. Shugan C. Jain on Coronavirus in the Global Village: A look from Jain Teachings;
- Dr. Parveen Jain on The Remedy for Deadly Pandemics: Nonviolence and Ecological Harmony;
- Dr. Rekha Jain on Pandemic and Jainism;
- Prof. Samani Satyaprajna on Coronavirus evaṁ Antarnirbharatā: Eka Jāgatika Niyama kī Smṛti;
NEW JAIN CHAIR: BHAGWAN VIMALNATH ENDOWED CHAIR
The formal signing ceremony for the establishment of Bhagwan Vimalnath Endowed Chair in Jain Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara’s (UC Santa Barbara) Department of Religious Studies (https://www.religion.ucsb.edu/)
held on 18 June 2020. The ceremony was attended by more than 40 Jains scholars.
The Chair is established through a generous donation of one million dollars from Mrs. Raksha and Mr. Harshad Shah, Drs. Meera and Jasvant Modi, and Mrs. Rita and Dr. Narendra Parson.
Click here for the recording of the zoom session.
The Oriental Studies Circle, Ukraine launched an online interfaith project (Faithing Pandemic) dedicated to the impact of the pandemic on religious and spiritual practices. In the series of interviews, Dr. Shugan C Jain, Chairman of International School for Jain Studies told how pandemic has influenced spiritual and religious practices of Jainism (one of the ancient religions in the world).
Click here to watch the video.
RESEARCH ON JAIN BUSINESS ETHICS
ISJS is conducting research on Jain business ethics. In this regard, we solicit the views & experiences of our readers on “Jain principle/s or way of life elements that are instrumental in the success of Jains in business activities they undertake. Please share your experience.”
Your contribution will significantly improve the result of our research. Your views and experience will be duly referred in the research publication.
Please send your responses to Dr. Shugan C. Jain, Chairman of ISJS at firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE & UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN & EXPLORE JAINISM THIS WINTER
International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) invites you to learn and experience Jain principles of non-violence and self-restraint to adjust your lifestyle post COVID-19 during your winter holidays.
We are happy to announce that we are organizing the 3rd
Winter Program on Jain Studies. This program is an abridged version of the summer program by ISJS. Since 2018, more than 40 participants from India, USA, Italy, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, and Singapore have attended this 11 day winter program. Below are the brief details of the program:
Undergraduate students, graduate students, PhD candidates, Professors, and faculty members of universities abroad and India, High school teachers, and Jain professionals who wish to have experiential immersion in Jain philosophy and way of life.
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) & Pune (Maharashtra), India.
December 28, 2020 - January 07, 2021. The program includes two days visit to famous Jain temples, monks, and institutions.
*Refundable security deposit:
US$ 100 or it's equivalents in Indian Rupees by cheque in favour of International School for Jain Studies.
APPLY NOW AT WWW.ISJS.IN Click here for the poster.
CALL FOR PAPER FOR ISJS-TRANSACTIONS (ONLINE RESEARCH JOURNAL)
Due to the overwhelming responses from our contributors and readers; we have enough research papers on “Pandemic and Jainism” for our next issue (July-September) and we are very thankful to you for the same.
Now, ISJS invites and welcomes the research papers on the various aspects of Jainology, i.e. philosophy, culture, religion, history, archaeology, art & architecture, science, and many more for October-December 2020 issue. All research papers can be sent to us on email@example.com
Earlier issues of the journal are available at www.isjs.in/isjs-transactions
To publish a paper in our journal, we need the following things:
- The paper should be original and unpublished,
- An abstract of 250-350 words,
- In the paper, research should be discussed in detail,
- Bibliography of the cited sources,
- Proper referencing, for example:
The paper should be started with some problem/s; aims and objectives should be clear, dealt with literature review, and end with solutions.
- If we cite something from a secondary (general) book, we need to provide: Name of the Author, Name of the Book, Publisher, Place of Publication, Year of Publication, Page no/s.
- If we cite something from a primary source like Agamas or any other ancient book like Tattvarthasutra, Samayasara etc., we need to provide: Name of the text, Name/number of the chapter, Verse no/title of the subject.
JAIN STUDY CENTERS
ISJS feel proud to share the list of Jain Study Centers. The list shows the spread of alumnus of ISJS in different universities as prepared by Dr. Sulekh C Jain.
Click here for the list.
JAIN SCHOLARS IN INDIA AND ABROAD
ISJS is compiling and preparing a database of Jain Scholars in India and abroad. The list is available at www.isjs.in/jain-scholars
ISJS requests you to please help us to update the list. To add or modify the list, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
with the subject heading “Jain Scholar”. If you wish to add your/anyone’s name in the list, please send a brief bio alongwith an email address for our record.