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Lecture Series

Mahaveer Janma Kalyanak Celebrations on Sunday, May 11, 2014
Dear Friends,
Jai Jinendra
Jain Center of America (JCA) and Young Jain Professionals (YJP) has planned an intensive three day JAIN Academic Lecture Series at Shri Siddhachalam Jain Tirth from Friday (Evening) - June 27, 2014 to Sunday (Afternoon) - June 29, 2014. The JCA & YJP Academic Series is limited to the First 75 Attendees Only on a first come, first served basis.
One of the lectures series will be conducted by Prof. Jeffery D. Long who has completed his Phd studies from University of Chicago on Jainism & Anekantvad and has one of the top selling books on Jainism on Amazon.com - Jainism: An Introduction. This academic lecture series in English will be an amazing, one of a kind learning opportunity for young adults and parents to learn about the core tenets of this great philosophy.
This event will consist of professional educational sessions on the following three topics:
Session A: Jain Tattvas - The Fundamental Principles of Jainism
Session B: Aparigraha - The Jain Principle of Non-Possessiveness
Session C: Living a Jain Way of Life in today's world
Please click to view Brief Course Content of Lecture Series from the 2013 Event >
Session Scholars: Professor Jeffery D. Long (in English)
Pandit Mahesh Kumar Jain (in Hindi)
Event Location: Shri Siddhachalam Jain Tirth (NJ)
Event Dates: Friday (Evening) - June 27, 2014 to Sunday (Afternoon) - June 29, 2014
Registration Fee: $99 per Attendee and limited to 75 Attendees
Online Registration: Begins on May 1, 2014 and will close on June 26, 2014
This nominal registration fee of $99 covers cost of the program including course material, lodging and boarding expenses and food which includes breakfast, snack and dinner for two-days and two-nights.
Please note that the low registration fee of $99 is possible due to the generosity of our Sponsors that have subsidized this Lecture Series to enable members to take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn more about our great Jain Philosophy.
You must be over the age of 15 years to register and attend the lecture series. Children below the age of 15 years can attend for FREE and do not need to register and must be accompanied by a parent.
Siddhachalam, North America’s First Jain Tirth with its beautiful spiritual setting and replica of Shikarji provides an ideal environment for the JCA & YJP Scholars Lecture Series. By having the event at Siddhachalam, the participants will have the opportunity to stay overnight and become fully involved with the educational sessions that provide a dual immersive experience – both religious as well as educational.
For more information and to register please Sponsorship Form
We look forward to seeing you at the JCA & YJP Scholars Lecture at Shri Siddhachalam Jain Tirth!
Jain Center of America