In view of increasing pandemic, Dr. Abhay Firodia, Chairman of Force Motors and Mr. Shantilal Muttha, Founder of Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana (BJS) is working jointly through Mobile Dispensary Seva. So far 25,000 patients treated. Now BJS and Force Motors aim to provide service to further 500,000 patients. Click here for details.

Dr. Firodia and Mr. Muttha jointly work with International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) to spread academic studies of Jainism and education. ISJS closely works with Amar Prerana Trust (APT) which is owned and run by Dr. Abhay Firodia. ISJS worked for Project regarding their Jain Museum by APT as content provider.

Amar Prerana Trust has two major divisions, called as Navalveerayatan and Firodia Institute of Philosophy, Culture and History in Pune. A brief write up about Amar Prerana Trust follows:


The Amar Prerana Trust is a unique charitable organization founded in 1991 by Shri Navalmal Kundanmal Firodia with the noble purpose of promoting the ideals of moral and ethical living.

Studies in Indian culture, history, philosophy, ancient languages as well as training in meditation and yogic practices form the focus of the Trust's educational initiatives, nurturing academic excellence as well as spiritual and ethical advancement. The organisation aims to establish educational institutions as well as provide support to schools, colleges, gurukuls and other centres of knowledge.

With a strong commitment towards humanitarian services, Amar Prerana Trust's efforts also include providing medical relief to the poor and disabled, disease prevention and general public utility. The Trust fosters social development through appreciating and rewarding achievements in fields of arts, sciences, and humanitarian work.


Please spare 5 minutes on Thursday the 23 April, 2020 at 7 pm and chant the following mantra for peace:

खामेमि सव्वे जीवा, (Khamemi Savve Jiva)
सव्वे जीवा खमन्तु मे। (Savve Jiva Khamantume)
मित्ती मे सव्वभूएसु, (Mittime Savva Bhuesu)
वेरं मज्झं न केणई।। (Veram Majzane Kenai)

Let us give forgiveness and seek forgiveness, give peace and seek peace. I pardon all living beings, may all of them pardon me. May I have friendly relations with all beings and enmity with none.


International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) conducted a series of three International seminars in Feb-March, 2016 at University of Madras, Chennai; National Law University, Delhi and Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad on Sallekhana and Santharana.

ISJS and D. K. Printworld (P) Ltd are publishing (under printing) the transactions of the above mention seminars. The book was edited by Prof. Christopher Chapple and Dr. Shugan C Jain. Prof. Chapple is the Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and Director, Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University, USA. Dr. Jain is the Chairman of International School for Jain Studies, Delhi.


The latest issue (Jan-Mar, 2020) of ISJS-Transactions is available to readers. Click here to read this issue.

ISJS invites the original and unpublished articles/research papers for ISJS-Transactions. Articles / research papers may send through email along with credentials and area of specialization to us.

You can also send us your suggestions for improving the Journal. Earlier editions are available at:


ISJS compiling and preparing a database of Jain Scholars in India and aboard, the list is available at

ISJS requests you to please help us to update the list; to add or modify the list please email us at with subject heading “Jain Scholar”. If you wish to add your/anyone’s name in the list please also send the short bio for our record.
Editors: Dr. Shrinetra Pandey & Mr. Sushil Jana

E-mail: ; Website:

Click here for Previous Issues

Follow us on:
facebook twitter linkedin youtube instagram

Disclaimer: You are receiving this Newsletter because of your association with ISJS. In case you want to unsubscribe Click Here