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Jain Philosophy in Daily Life

Course Number: 1001

Jain Philosophy in Daily Life

Length: 20 hours Self-Study (Professor available by appointment in office hours)

One of the most frequent questions people interested in Jain studies ask today is how they can apply Jain philosophy in their daily life. What do ancient Jain teachings have to do with my life in the materialistic modern world? Are these ancient teachings still relevant?

Learn how to answer these questions by revisiting and unpacking Jain philosophical texts that will provide perennial guidance for some of your most common everyday life situations such as how to eat, vote, consume, work and, well, just live. Leave with a renewed appreciation for Jain philosophy and its applications in contemporary society and your daily life.