Prof. Bhag Chand Jain

Updated: 26.01.2010
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Bhagchandra Jain

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Professor Bhagchandra Jain is a reputed scholar of international fame in Jainism and Buddhism (Prakrit and Pali).

He was the Professor and Director of Jain Studies in Rajasthan University, Jaipur and Parswanath Vidyapeeth, Varanasi.

At present, he is working as a Joint Director, National, Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research, Shravanabelagola, Mysore University, Karnataka. He delivered lectures and participated in the International seminars on Buddhist and Jain Studies in the Harward, Bologana and other Universities.

Professor Jain got published about forty research volumes on the subject to his credit. He did his Ph.D. under Commonwealth Fellowship from Ceylon on Jainism in Buddhist Literature and D.Litt. in three subjects, Sanskrit, Pali -Prakrit and Hindi.

His contribution of Buddhism to Indian Culture are his outstanding books, such as History of Buddhist Culture, Buddhist Psychology, Jainism and Ecology, Jain Logic, Jainism and Mahavira, Encyclopaedia of Jainism in three volumes, Catuhshatakam, hamma-parikkha, Candappahacariu, Yashodharacaritam, History of Jain Philosophy and Culture, on which he got literary awards from different institutions.

He has also been honoured by bestowing Award as " Man of the Year 2004" by the American Biographical Institution.

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