SOAS University of London

Centre of Jaina Studies

19th Jaina Studies Workshop, Jainism and Buddhism

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Date: 18 March 2017Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 18 March 2017Time: 6:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Workshop


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First Session



9:00am Tea and Coffee
9:15am Charles DiSimone (Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität München) Mūlasarvāstivāda Dīrghāgama Manuscript Found at Gilgit that Deals with Jainism in the Eyes of Buddhists
9: 50am Christopher Key Chapple (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles) The Conversion of Jaina Women to the Buddhist Path According to the Pali Canon
10:25am Juan Wu (University of Leiden) Stories of King King Pradyota and His Family in Buddhist and Jaina Traditions: Some Comparative Notes
11:00am Tea & Coffee
Second Session



11:30am Haiyan Hu-von Hinüber (University of Freiburg) Ekapoṣadha and ekamaṇḍalī: Some Comparative Notes of Jaina and Buddhist Monastic Rules
12:05pm Kazuyoshi Hotta (Otani University, Kyoto) On Corresponding Sanskrit Words of Prakrit Posaha: With Special Reference to Śrāvakācāra Texts and Buddhist Texts
12.40pm Group Photo
13.00pm Lunch: Brunei Gallery Suite
Third Session



14.00pm Yumi Fujimoto (Sendai, Japan) About Vasati in Vyavahārabhāṣya I-II in Comparison to Buddhist Texts
14.35pm Yutaka Kawasaki (University of Tokyo) Haribhadra's Criticism of Buddhism on the Concept of Possession (parigraha)
15.10pm Samaṇī Kusuma Prajñā (Jaina Vishva Bharati Institute, Ladnun) Why the Buddha is Missing in the Isibhāsiyāim
15.45pm Tea & Coffee
Fourth Session



16.15pm Lucas Den Boer (University of Leiden) Jaina and Buddhist Epistemology in Umāsvāti’s Time
16.50pm Jayandra Soni (University of Innsbruck) The Digambara Vidyānandin’s Discussion with the Buddhist on svasaṃvedana, pratyakṣa and pramāṇa
17.25pm Heleen De Jonckheere (Ghent University) Examination of the Buddhists in Amitagati's Dharmaparīkṣā: A Reflective Look on Jaina Criticism
18.00pm Final Remarks


Books of abstracts

Jainism and Buddhism: Book of Abstracts


Free and Open to All

Image Caption

  • Left image: Seated Buddha Amitabha statue, west side of Borobudur, ca. 1863-1866. Date circa 1863–1866
  • Right image: Unknown artist, Madhya Pradesh or Gujarat, India, 12th century, Seated Jina, 1108, Black stone, 25 x 20 1/2 x 13in. (63.5 x 52.1 x 33cm), Minneapolis Institute of Arts, The Katherine Kittredge McMillan Memorial Fund 98.211, Photo: Minneapolis Institute of Art

Organiser: Dr Peter Flugel

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Sponsor: Part funded by the Centre of Buddhist Studies