Dr. Mahavir Saran Jain

Updated on: 28.08.2015

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Born: 17.01.1941 in Buland Shahr, UP, India

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855, De Anza Court
95035 Milpitas CA USA

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Phone: (1)(408) 944-9933, (1)(408) 829-9905
E-Mail: mahavirsaranjain(at)gmail.com

About

Address:  INDIA

Sushila Kunj, 123, Hari Enclave, Chandpur Road, Buland Shahr-203001, India.
Mobile: 09456440756 / 08938840864 / 07409562277

Family: Ela Jain (wife), Richa (daughter), Manu (son).

Education: M.A. (1960); D.Phil. (1962); D.Litt. (1967).

Appointment & Positions:

1964-1984: Lecturer, Reader, Professor at Department of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Hindi and Linguistics, Jabalpur University.

1984-1988: Visiting Professor of Hindi Language & Literature, University of Bucharest, Romania.

1988-1992: Professor & Head of Department, PG Studies and Research in Hindi and Linguistics. Dean, Faculty of Arts, Jabalpur University, Jabalpur.

1992-2001: Director, Central Institute of Hindi (Kendriya Hindi Sansthan), Agra.

Publications:

26 book length publications, 102 research papers, 40 articles and 50 reviews/ prefaces, including:

  • Anya Bhaashaa Shikshan
  • Parinishthit Hindi Kaa Dhvanigraamik Adhyayan
  • Parinishthit Hindi Kaa Roopgraamik Adhyayan
  • Bhaashaa Evam Bhaashaa Vigyaan
  • Vishva Chetanaa Evam Sarvadharma Samabhaav .
  • Bhagwan Mahaveer Evam Jain Darshan
  • A avran Ke Pare - book on das-laxan dharma.
  • Vishwa Shanti Evam Ahimsa (World Peace and Ahimsa )

 (Work on Jain Religion)

  • Participated in various seminars and social functions on Bhagwan Mahaveer & Jainism , including:
    • 1964 - 1967: Along with Acharya Rajaneesh, participated in various seminars, workshops and social functions on Bhagwan Mahaveer & Jainism in many Universities and cities of Madhya Pradesh.
    • October 1975: Seminar - Contribution of Lord Mahaveer to Indian Culture, Vikram University, Ujjain. Research paper: Anekkaantavaad Evam Syaadvaad .
    • November 1975: Seminar - Jain Studies: Center of Advanced Studies in Indology, Bhopal. Research Paper: Jain Dharma - Darshan .
    • December 1975: Seminar - Bhagwan Mahaveer and Indian Culture Ajmer. Research Paper: Jain Dharma Aur Darshan Kee Praasangiktaa .
    • January 1976: Seminar - Bhagwan Mahaveer, University, Sagar. Research Paper: Mahaveer Kaa Sandesh Evam Aadhunik Jeevan-Sandarbh.
    • March 1976: Seminar - University, Raipur. Research Paper: Bhagwan Mahaveer-Purva: Jain Dharma Kee Paramparaa.
    • Twenty Fifth centenary of Lord Mahaveer nirvana. Extensions Lectures at:
      • 25 September 1975 - University, Indore.
      • 22 October 1975 - University, Ujjain.
      • 29 December 1975 - Center of Advanced Studies in Indology, Bhopal.
      • 03 January 1976 - University, Sagar.
    • 1978: Concept of Ahimsa in Indian Philosophy with special reference to Jain Philosophy, Shreemad Jawaharacharaya Commemorative Lecture Series, Calcutta.
    • 1980: Seminar - Jain - Religion and Philosophy, Jalgaon. Base Paper: Aadhunik Sandhabha Men Jain Dharma Kee Bhuumikaa .
    • 1980: Seminar - Yuva Peedhee Aur Jain Darshan, Madras. Base Paper: Yuvaa PeeRhee aur Dhaarmiktaa .
    • 1988: Extension Lecture: Jain Philosophy. Diplomatic-Circle of Bucharest, Romania.
    • 1992 - 2000: As Director, Central Institute of Hindi, participated in various seminars and workshops on Jainism and religion throughout India.

 Awards:

  • Literary Award of the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh.1976;
  • International Cultural Diploma of Honor (American Biographical Institute), 1998.
  • Honoris Causa: Saahitya Vaachaspati, Lucknow, 15 Feb, l994.

 Honors:

  • Andhra Pradesh Hindi Prachaar Sabhaa, Hyderabad, 1992.
  • Indian Cultural Institute, Delhi, 1993.
  • Assam Rashtrabhaashaa Prachaar Samiti (Gowahati), 1995.
  • Kerala Hindi Prachaar Sabhaa, 1997.
  • Hindi Literary Associations of Chennai, 1998.
  • Vishaakhaa Hindi Parishad (Vishakhapattanam), 1998.
  • Manipur Hindi Parishad (Imphal), 1998.
  • Embassy of India, Bucharest (Romania), 2000.
  • Civic Reception at Agra, Jan. 2001.

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