Towards 21st century Paper to be presented at International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy (ICSJP 2016http://http://www.icsjp.org/about-the-conference.php) being organized at IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai January 8-10, 2016
"For building a better world, the transformation should begin at individual level” - Said Acharya MahapragyaJi
The world economic order is changing rapidly due to advancement of science and technology. The world has been transformed into a global village. The world economic order is changing rapidly due to advancement of science and technology & due to the process of globalization.
The present world is faced with many urgent problems - such as social, economical,, political environmental , political & cultural problems due to increasing culture of materialism & erosion of erosion of human values. Jainism’s philosophy & ethics plays an important role in protecting the nature as well as for the welfare of human kind through the Nonviolence education & Preksha Meditation.
Jain Ethics & Ecology:
The Paper on “Jain Ethics & Ecology for World Peace & Human Unity: Towards 21st century” is based on Jainism philosophy and Anuvrat Movement - philosophy of Peace, Ahimsa (non-violence) & Aparigraha (non-possessiveness) for creating a Peaceful & harmonious society.
The paper has attempted to highlight the global recognition of Peace as a matter of common concern to save the humanity & earth planet. In this paper, I examine the relationship between Religions, Ecology & Sustainability for preservation of ecology & developing global harmonic sustainable society.
The main objective the paper is to create a social awareness about the Jainism philosophy for self-transformation through Jain ethics & nonviolence attitude and Creating a Global Eco-Peace Consciousness for World Peace & holistic sustainable development.
Keywords: Jainism, Ecology, Sustainability, Jain ethics & Nonviolence, World Peace & Holistic Sustainable development
Prof. (Dr.) Subhash Chandra Associate Professor.(Hon.)
Intercultural Open University (IOU),Nl