ISJS has started a project to undertake research on Jain Business Ethics with the objective of publishing it as a book. The research will address issues like: Business Leadership Guidelines for 21st century corporate business world and their implementation throughout the organization as per Jain Canon, holy texts and experiences of select Jain business leaders in 20th century and now. ISJS has commissioned Dr. Volkmar Ensslin as a principal researcher with ISJS resources and its associates for this project. Dr. Volkmar has studied at universities like Oxford in UK and Germany, was a management consultant with reputed companies in Germany and a faculty in Business and Leadership Ethics Lecturer at Mahidol University, Bangkok. Presently, he is associated with Sripatum University International College, Bangkok/Thailand as Part-time Lecturer in Business Ethics & Corporate Governance. He earned a PhD in Buddhist studies from Mahidol University and has attended several ISJS programs.


A Free* and Unique Opportunity to Study Jainism in India this Winter Holiday. We are happy to announce that we are organizing the 3rd Winter Program on Jain Studies. Below are the brief details of the program:

Target Participants: Undergraduate students, graduate students, PhD candidates, Professors, and faculty members of universities abroad and India, High school teachers and Jain professionals who wish to have experiential Immersion in Jain philosophy and way of life.

Place: Ahmedabad (Gujarat) & Pune (Maharashtra), India.

Duration: December 28, 2020 - January 07, 2021. The program includes two days visit to famous Jain temples, monks, and institutions.

*Refundable security deposit: US$ 100 or it's equivalents in Indian Rupees by cheque in favour of International School for Jain Studies.

APPLY NOW AT WWW.ISJS.IN       Click here for the poster.


We are glad to inform you that International School for Jain Studies ‘ISJS’ had successfully published 10 issues of its Quarterly online research journal “ISJS-Transactions” from October-December 2017 to January-March 2020. These 10 issues of the journal cover various aspects of Jainology, i.e. philosophy, culture, religion, history, archaeology, art & architecture, science and many more. Some issues are dedicated for students only to promote scholarship while the others contain articles by experienced scholars. We are grateful to the contributors and readers of our journal for their regular contribution and support.

As we know, the entire world is facing an extraordinary crisis mankind has ever known. We feel Ahimsa, Self-restraint and strenuous penance preached by Lord Mahavira can guide us in enduring and minimizing the afflictions caused by a pandemic, particularly CoVID19 now and evolve lifestyle of peace and prosperity now and future. Keeping this fact in mind, ISJS has decided to bring out its next issue on “Pandemic and Jainism”.

We invite the unpublished original research papers on the topic. Research papers can be sent to us on issjs.india@gmail.com or dr.snpandey1981@gmail.com by June 15, 2020.

Earlier issues of the journal are available at www.isjs.in/isjs-transactions

To publish a paper in our journal, we need following things:
  1. Paper should be original and unpublished,
  2. An abstract of 250-350 words,
  3. In the paper, research should be discussed in detail,
  4. Bibliography of the cited sources,
  5. Proper referencing, for example:
    • If we cite something from a secondary (general) book, we need to provide: Name of the Author, Name of the Book, Publisher, Place of Publication, Year of Publication, Page no/s.
    • If we cite something from a primary source like Agamas or any other ancient book like Tattvarthasutra, Samayasara etc., we need to provide: Name of the text, Name/number of the chapter, Verse no/title of the subject.
  6. Paper should be start with some problem/s; aims and objectives should be clear, dealt with literature review, and end with solutions.


Dr. H. K. Jain
(26th January, 1940 - 16th May, 2020)
Dr. H. K. Jain was the medical consultant (Hony.) of ISJS during the summer programs since its inception in 2005. Dr. Jain’s services were frequently used by ISSJS participants with total satisfaction. He along with his two sons, who are medical doctors, ran a polyclinic in Sadar Bazar, Delhi. He is brother in law of Dr. Shugan Jain, Chairman, ISJS Delhi. Dr. H.K. Jain spent lot of time to offer free medical services in schools in Sadar Bazar area. Dr. Jain is an alumnus of Hira Lal Jain School. ISJS prays for his soul to rest in peace and strength to his family to bear this loss.


ISJS is compiling and preparing a database of Jain Scholars in India and aboard. The list is available at www.isjs.in/jain-scholars.

ISJS requests you to please help us to update the list. To add or modify the list, please email us at isjs.india@gmail.com with subject heading “Jain Scholar”. If you wish to add your/anyone’s name in the list, please send a brief bio alongwith email address for our record.
Editors: Dr. Shrinetra Pandey & Mr. Sushil Jana

E-mail: isjs.india@gmail.com ; Website: www.isjs.in

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