The A- Lister

July, 2021 by Dr. Mona Badani

It has been sometime since I started learning about Jainism systematically via a University of Mumbai course. 

Immunity from Spirituality

July, 2021 by Dr. Bipin Doshi, Vishal Mehta

The word “Immunity” has become a buzzword in this pandemic, as that is the only strategy which  seems to be working with a mathematical precision in our battle against COVID19. Suddenly so many  nutraceuticals have popped-up in the market claiming to boost immunity.

Jainism and Nonviolence – From Mahavira to Modern Times

July, 2021 by Lana E. Sims

The research contained in this paper focuses on the religion of Jainism, its main principle of ahimsa, or nonviolence, and how that philosophy has evolved over the years, eventually inspiring today’s nonviolent movements.


July, 2021 by Suddhashil Sarkar

1. Basics of Jainism, 2. Principals of Jainism, 3. Philosophies of Jainism, 4. Jain Beliefs, 5. Daily life of Jain

Bhogilal Leharchand Institute of Indology

July, 2021 by Dr. Jitendra B. Shah

Vijay Vallabh Smarak Tirth Mandir Complex, ensconced within 23 acres of sprawling campus, at 20th Km point on National Highway no. 1, G.T. Karnal Road, Alipur, Delhi, is

Let’s Understand Jain Terminology

July, 2021 by Jain Lexicon

Before it became known as Jain Dharma, it was called Shraman Dharma. In ancient India, religions were classified as Vedic Dharmas or Shraman Dharmas. Other Shraman Dharmas were Buddhists and Ajivikas.

JAINA Convention 2021 – Registration Crosses 6700

June, 2021 by Jethalal S Zaveri

The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) will be celebrating its 21st Convention on the Fourth of July weekend — from July 1st to 6th, 2021. This year, the virtual event is planned to be a global event and is expected to attract an even larger audience from the USA,

Scientific Attitude in Jain Principles

June, 2021 by Geeta Mehta

The person with insight (Kevali) is narrated in the Pravachana Saar 1.37, “All the modes of the substances which have appeared in the past and will appear in the future are known to the Kevali as if they are in the present”. In Isavasya Upanishad such a person is described as Kavih,

Atom In Jain Philosophy – Metaphysical View – Idealism v/s Realism

June, 2021 by Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar, Jethalal S. Zaveri

To grasp properly the Jain views, regarding the theory of atom, it is necessary to understand the non-absolutist attitude of the Jains regarding the nature of Reality. We shall, therefore, very briefly discuss the Non-absolutist Realism of the Jain Philosophy.

Science in Jain Canonical Literature

June, 2021 by Manikant Shah

Various criticisms levelled against the present Euro-American Western Science characterized by particular-ism and reductionism that began with Descartes, Newton,

Gitarthganga – Research Institute

June, 2021 by Shrenik Zaveri

Gitarthganga is a spiritual research institute based in Ahmedabad. The research institute has carried out  monumental work in preparing an encyclopedia of 108 main subjects. These have been further categorized into 10,008 sub-subjects. For example,

Let’s Understand Jain Terminology

June, 2021 by

Anashan (Fasting): Complete abstinence from eating any food and/or drinking liquid. Sometimes one can drink only achit (previously boiled) water for a predetermined period of time, such as for a day or more. This spares our digestive energy to focus on spiritual uplift. This is known as Upavās.