Author: Shruti Malde

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Shruti Malde achieved MA in the Study of Religions (Major in Jainism) at SOAS in September 2010 while still actively pursuing her profession as a hospital Optometrist. Currently she is retired and actively participates in facilitating weekly on-line Jain classes on Zoom in London. She regularly visits Shrimad Rajchandra Koba Ashram.

The Concept of Leśyā in Jainism June, 2024 Shruti Malde

This article is an extract and adaptation of my dissertation for MA in the Study of Religions (Major in Jainism) at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in September 2010. The dissertation titled 'The Concept of Leśyā in Jaina Literature' was awarded the Centre of Jain Studies (CoJS) Dissertation Prize in Jaina Studies, sponsored by the N.K. Sethia Foundation through the Institute of Jainology.