A University of America has announced to establish a Chair on Jainism and Hinduism. The university has established this Chair under its religious studies program. More than 24 people of Indian origin have contributed to establishing a joint bench for studies on Jainism and Hinduism at California State University, Fresno.
Religious studies will be part of the program
A Chair on Jain and Hinduism will be established in the Philosophy Department of the College of Arts and Humanities and will be an integral part of the University’s religious studies program. An expert professor of Jainism and Hinduism tradition will be appointed as interim president in 2021.
This relationship between the Jain and Hindu communities and California State University, Fresno, to teach the students of the current and the next generation of non-violence, religion, justice, philosophy, inter-relationship between all beings and the environment through Hindu Jain texts and traditions. Shows commitment to.
University said – set a model for the country
Joseph I. Castro, president of California State University (CSU), Fresno, said California State University never had involvement with the Jain and Hindu communities. I am pleased that this happened at Fresno State. It has established a model for other CSU campuses and the country.
Jaswant Modi, the head of Los Angeles Jain social activist and supporter of this bench said that we hope that when the younger generation comes to college for education, they will take the path of non-violence and solve the problems of the country and the world, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King And will be aware of the contribution of other legends.