Sejal Shah authored 3 books and edited 5 books on subject of Literature and Philosophy.
Sejal Shah is Honorary Editor of monthly magazine “Prabhudhha Jeevan”, a well-known publication established in 1929. She is an honorary secretary of “Mumbai Jain Yuvak Sangh”, a trust dedicated to social & charitable work as well as creating awareness in youth about philosophy and religion. She is a career academician and currently Head of Gujarati Dept at Nanavati College, SNDT University in Mumbai. She is in-charge of college’s “Magazine Committee”, and an active member of IQAC and CDC committees as well as Research Cell.
She has worked as a member of Board of Studies at S.N.D.T. University (Mumbai) & Veer Narmad University to design new syllabus. She is a member of Local Managing Committee at Somaiya Jain Study Center, Mumbai. She is an elected member and active contributor in working committee of Gujarati Sahitya Parishad.
She has authored a book “Pravas Bhitar, which published in Aug 2018 and second edition was published in 2019. She has edited two books “Prabudhha Sampada” and “Jain Sahitya Vimarsh“. Her book reviews have been published in a UK publication “Garvi Gujarat”. She was invited as a Research Person by UGC’s HRD Center at Saurashtra University.
She was invited as a Speaker by Veerayatan to present a paper on Economics of Mahavir. She was invited as a speaker in an international seminar jointly organized by L. D. Indology Institute and JAINA where she presented a paper on Mahatma Gandhi with focus on Bhajans in Gandhi Ashrams. She was invited by Sahitya Sansad to give a lecture on subject of Intertextuality. She was invited by Gujarati Sahitya Parishad to moderate a session in annual conference where Lord Bhiku Parekh and Ila Bhatt were speakers. She was appointed Executive Editor for Gujarti Edition of Kaal Nirnay.
She was felicitated and awarded by Aham Spiritual Center for her special contribution in the field of Jain Gujarati Journalism.
Under the aegis of Mumbai Jain Yuvak Sangh, she organized and moderated an 8-day lecture series at Patkar Hall in Mumbai on Indian Culture & Philosophy. She delivered lectures on topics of ‘Anekaantvaad’, etc. This lecture series was graced by Shri Morari Bapu who was one of the key note speakers. She is a regular speaker at “Jain Sahitya Gyaan Satra” and has chaired several sessions at the event. She regularly conducts “Jain Sahitya Samaroh’ organized by Mahavir Jain Vidyalay
Jainism & Philosophy
Editor of Books
Dr. Arihant Kumar Jain is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Studies in Jainism, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Dharma Studies, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai. Prior to this, he has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Jainology and Comparative Religion & Philosophy at Jain Vishwa Bharati Institute (Deemed University), Ladnun (Rajasthan, India), and subsequently at Jain Deemed-to-Be University, Bangalore. He obtained his Ph.D., and Post Doctorate from Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai and has been also a visiting faculty in the same Department.
He has five books to his credit so far, out of which he is the author of three and editor of two. The book titled “The Gist of Sŕamanacara”, “Acārya Kundakunda kā Dārshanik evaṁ Ādhyātmik chiṅtan” and the monograph titled “The Jain Doctrine of Six Essentials” is his published work. He has also edited a book ‘DASDHAMMASAARO’ and the old Prakrit manuscript ‘AJEEVAKALPA’.
He is the founding Editor of ‘The Prakrit Times International eNewsletter’ (prakrittimes.wordpress.com) for the promotion and propagation of the oldest Prakrit language and literature globally, as well as he is also an Associate Editor of Jain Avenue Web Magazine (jainavenue.org). He has presented his research papers in about 26 national and 8 international seminars and more than 18 research articles have also been published in UGC-listed or peer-reviewed/refereed journals and various contemporary articles in various newspapers and magazines.
He has represented Jainism at an International Conference held in Colombo (Srilanka). He has successfully organized and coordinated National and International academic conferences/Seminars/Webinars/Lecture Series as Convenor/Co-convenor, sponsored by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR) and the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), Government of India.
Apart from academic activities, he is a poet and independent filmmaker. The documentary film ‘Prakrit Language – An Ancient Prosperous Tradition’ directed by him, shows the historical and archaeological significance of Sŕavanabelagola (Karnataka) and the ancient rich tradition of the Prakrit language, has been screened and honoured at national and international film festivals.
He has been awarded the ‘National Gaurav Award’ by the National Media Foundation, New Delhi for his academic work and innovative efforts as editor of Prakrit Times International newsletter and for best direction of the research documentary film depicting the historical and archaeological importance of Shravanabelagola.
He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and +91-9967954146.
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On Social Front I am Involved with Jain Academy under the Mentorship of Dr. Bipin Doshi managing the Course Promotion and Admissions activity. I am also a Patron Member of Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO) and currently leading the Employment Assistance Program at Mumbai North West Chapter.
Rajvi Shah is an honorary Administrator of Jeevdayadham , a Jain Tirth in Mumbai. She also overlooks the administration and overall running of two schools for under privileged children in Sanchore and Osian in Rajasthan, India associated with Veerayatan. She holds degrees in the fields of Arts,Training, Management and Jainism. An avid traveller and have interests in working for the welfare of the society.
Deepak Jain is a serial entrepreneur working in the IT industry with a mission to make this world better with the use of technology. From working with our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi during his election campaign to developing the popular ecommerce platform shopclues.com, the spectrum of work done by him is phenomenal. Currently he is The Director of Datagrid Solutions under which he has successfully launched the Digital cataloging platform Sellingo to boost the MSME sector.
He is not just active in business but also very active socially. Currently he is the President of Terapanth Professional Forum Mumbai. He is also associated with JITO IT projects and many more social organizations for the welfare of humanity.