Modern Jainism: An Exploration in Self-Improvement (Decal)

M 6:30-8:30P
Saagar Sanghavi

This course aims to expose students to the philosophy and practices of a Jain way of life, with an emphasis on both cultural and religious aspects. The class sections will cover basic concepts in Jainism expanding from Ahimsa (non-violence) to Anekantavada (cultural relativism). All students will experience Jain ideologies that can be incorporated within their own lives, from seeking forgiveness from one’s peers to addressing personal ethical dilemmas

Fall 2019