February 14, 2007

Jain Seminar: Jainism in the 21st Century

jain_seminar_poster_ahimsa.doc

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“No power on earth can subjugate you when you are armed with the sword of AHIMSA. It ennobles both the victor and the vanquished.” _Mahatma Gandhi

Jai Jinendra

(posting on behalf of YJS Warwick) Young Jain Students Warwick has organised an excellent seminar on Jainism in the 21st Century – and we are privileged to have teachers and experts on Jainism speaking – including Dr Harshadbhai Sanghrajka from the Institute of Jainologyjainism_in_the_21st_century.pdf.

Please email me anokheeshah@gmail.com if you would like to attend.

The programme is as follows:
10:00 Registration and Breakfast
10:30 Navkar Mantra and Welcome
10:45 Define ‘Religion’
11:00 Understanding Jainism (Presentation, Q&A)
12:00 Vows for the 21st Century (Discussion, presentation)
13:00 Lunch
13:30 Jainism and Science (Presentation and Q&A)
14:30 Logic of Jain Diet (Presentation and Q&A)
chicken run
Why are Jains vegetarian? Why do Jains not eat eggs?
15:30 Tea Break
15:45 Jain Careers (Presentation and discussion)
deforestation
Did you know there are 15 restricted occupations in Jainism, including occupations where trees are cut down?
16:45 Open discussion
17:15 Close and Prayers
17:30 Departure

It will take place at S0.09 (Social Studies Building) at the University of Warwick

University address:
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL


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  1. jinesh zaveri

    i wanted to know those jobs which a jain can do and those which a jain must not.

    pls get back, thanks.

    jai jinendra
    jinesh. mumbai india.

    31 Aug 2007, 05:08


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