Sadhvi Pramukha Mahashramani Kanakprabha

Published: 12.08.2016
Updated: 17.03.2022
Kanakaprabhāji, Mahashramani Kanakprabha, Sadhvi Kanakprabha, Sadhvi Pramukha Kanak Prabha, Sadhvi Pramukha Kanakprabha, Sadhvi Pramukha Kanakprabhajee, Sadhvi Pramukha Shri Kanakprabha, Sadhvi Pramukhā Kanakprabha, Sadhvipramukha Kanakaprabhaji, Sādhvī Pramukhā Kanakprabhā, साध्वी प्रमुखा कनक प्रभा


Born: 22.07.1941, Ladnun
Passed away: 17.03.2022, Santhara

Terapanth Info

ID: 1303
Diksha: 08.07.1960 by Acharya Tulsi


  • Sadhvi Kanakprabha is Sadhvi Pramukha, head of the nuns, since 17.01.1972
  • Born 1941 in Calcutta, she attended at the age of 15 Parmarthik Shikshan Sanstha in Ladnun, Rajasthan
  • Her decision to lead the life of an ascetic was realised at the age of 18 after completion of her studies in Ladnun
  • In 1979, shortly before the foundation of the Saman order in 1980, she also became Mahashramani, head of the Samanis 
  • She is a likewise qualified editor and author in Sanskrit, Prakrit and Hindi language
  • Many Jain Agamas were converted by her from Prakrit into Hindi language, more than 50 books written by Acharya Tulsi were edited by her
  • An encyclopaedia of poems called "sargam" was also released by her.
  • She has authored an epic on travelling "Yatra Granth" which is recognised as one of the great books of Hindi literature
  • Poems from her book "Sanso ka Iktara" on an hindi online poetry magazine "Sahitya Kunj"

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