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Claremont Lincoln University Hosts Second Annual Jain Conference

Friday, August 02, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Palak Bhandari
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Registration for this event closes August 15 so reserve your place today!

Claremont Lincoln University is proud to announce its second annual Jain Conference, to be held August 23-24, 2013.

The 2013 Jain Conference, Women’s Perspectives in the Dharma Traditions, will be hosted by nine keynote speakers and will feature a series of presentations about state of women around the world.

This two day conference will also feature a variety of presentations related to the conference’s theme, with an emphasis on the state of women in Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism and Sikhism.

Additionally, Dr. Rita Sherma from the University of Southern California will be hosting a panel discussion on the "Love and Eros” exhibit, a traveling exhibition of Jain Art.

Registration for this conference closes on August 15.

It includes three Jain meals per day as well as a visit to the Jain Center of Southern California.
The conference will also feature a Jain cultural program.

The conference costs $60 for general registration and $20 for students.

This event is co-sponsored by the
Center for Jain Studies at Claremont Lincoln University, Claremont Lincoln University, The International School for Jain Studies, the Jain Center of Southern California (JCSC), Jain Meditation International and The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA).

The conference coordinating committee is comprised of: Dr. Mamta Shaha, Alka Dalal, Dr. Nitin Shah, Poorvi Parekh, Philip Clayton, Ph.D., Whitny Braun and Brianne Donaldson, Ph.D.

You can register to attend this conference by visiting the Conference website.

About Us

The Center for Jain Studies (CJS) at Claremont Lincoln University seeks to further the work of Jain wisdom (dharma) by facilitating and promoting open discourse, innovative scholarship, creative expression, and the practical application of Jain teachings in today’s world. The Center focuses in particular on three central Jain teachings—ahimsa (non-violence or compassion), annekantavada (non-absolutism, or the multiplicity of viewpoints), and aparigraha (non-attachment or non-possession)—and their application to contemporary thought and activity.

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Whitny Braun

Coordinator, 2013 Conference

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