April, 2024; Issue# 02 Newsletter


From the Editor's Desk


ISJS invites applications for the 5th Bhagwan Mahavira Prakrit Fellowship 2024-25

After four successful batches, ISJS announces the 5th Bhagwan Mahavira Prakrit Fellowship program to study Prakrit (a language of Jain canonical literature) in India for nine months...

ISJS Announces Special Program on Prakrit Studies for Jain Ascetics

ISJS invites Jain ascetics (sadhu-sadhvis) to study Prakrit (a language of Jain canonical literature) for nine months...

Applications Invited for the second ISJS Annual Awards for Best Book and Best Paper on Jainism

ISJS encourages scholarship in academic studies of Jainism and associated scholarships of international standards...

Online Monthly Lecture on Applicability of Samayasara

Online Monthly Lecture on Applicability of Samayasara

The 15th lecture in the online monthly lecture series by ISJS was delivered by Dr. Medhavi Jain on Kundakunda’s Samayasara: Present-day applicability of the two-thousand-year-old text on April 27, 2024...


Certificate Course in Jain Art and Archaeology announced by Bhagwan Shitalnath Chair for Jain Archaeology, Deccan College

The Bhagwan Shitalnath Chair for Jain Archaeology, Deccan College, Pune has announced a certificate course in Jain Art and Archaeology...

Inter-collegiate Quiz Competition on Jain Art, Architecture, Heritage, and History by Deccan College

ISJS President Dr. Shugan C. Jain and Director (acting) Dr. Shrinetra Pandey visited Shrut Bhavan in Pune on April 19, 2024...

Lecture by Dr. Shugan C. Jain at Savitribai Phule Pune University

Dr. Shugan C. Jain, Founder and President-ISJS, delivereda lecture on the Historicity of 22nd and 23rd Tirthamkaras at Savitribai Phule Pune University on April 18, 2024. The lecture discussed the historical existence of the tirthamkarasNeminath and Parshwanath of the Jain tradition...

Presentation by ISJS Faculty Member Pragya Jain at the Yoga Conference

Ms. Pragya Jain, Research Associate, ISJS presented her research at the virtualannual Yoga conference by Arihanta Institute. The topic of her presentation was Can AI Meditate: An Exploration into the Theory and Practice of Jainism’s Dharma Dhyana....

Brahmi Workshop at Bhagwan Mahavir Prakrit Fellowship Program 2023-24

The participants of the Bhagwan Mahavir Prakrit Fellowship program 2023-24 got a chance to study Brahmi – the ancient Indian script – for two weeks.....


ISJS signs an MoU with Lumbini Buddhist University, Nepal

ISJS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lumbini Buddhist University (LBU), Nepal to establish a Center for Jain, Bauddha, and Peace Studies on April 25, 2024...

Bhagwan Mahavir Prakrit Fellow Samyak Modi selected for PhD at UC Riverside

Mr. Samyak Modi, a Bhagwan Mahavir Prakrit Fellow 2023-24 is admitted to the Doctor of Philosophy at the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) for Fall 2024...



ISJS invites research papers for its upcoming issues. The journal is open for scholars/researchers/faculty members for their research papers on various aspects of Jainology, viz. philosophy, philology, culture, religion, history, archaeology, art and architecture, science, and many more...


Speak Up article on the Universality of Time

This section invites original articles from Jain professionals, teachers, and practitionersto present their thoughts on Jainism. You can send your articles/write-ups/opinions in a Word file to us at info@isjs.in...

E-mail: info@isjs.in ; Website: www.isjs.in

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