by Vijay K. Jain | 2018 | 130,587 words | ISBN-10: 8193272625 | ISBN-13: 9788193272626
This is Vijay K. Jain — Biographical note of the English translation of the Tattvartha Sutra which represents the essentials of Jainism and Jain dharma and deals with the basics on Karma, Cosmology, Ethics, Celestial beings and Liberation. The Tattvarthasutra is authorative among both Digambara and Shvetambara.
Having had his schooling from Mhow and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, Vijay K. Jain (b. 1951) did his graduation in Electronics Engineering from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, and Post-Graduation in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
An independent researcher, Vijay K. Jain has authored several books, and translated into English a number of profound Jaina texts:
From IIM-Ahmedabad to Happiness (2006), Vikalp Printers, Dehradun.
Āchārya Kundkund’s Samayasāra–with Hindi and English Translation (2012), Vikalp Printers, Dehradun.
Ācārya Pūjyapāda’s Iṣṭopadeśa–The Golden Discourse (2014), Vikalp Printers, Dehradun.
Ācārya Samantabhadra’s Āptamīmāṃsā (Devāgamastotra)–Deep Reflection On The Omniscient Lord (2016), Vikalp Printers, Dehradun.
Ācārya Samantabhadra’s Ratnakaraṇḍaka-śrāvakācāra–The Jewel-casket of Householder’s Conduct (2016), Vikalp Printers, Dehradun.
Ācārya Pūjyapāda’s Samādhitaôtram –Supreme Meditation (2017), Vikalp Printers, Dehradun.
Ācārya Kundakunda’s Pravacanasāra –Essence of the Doctrine (2018), Vikalp Printers, Dehradun.
Mr. Jain is the proprietor of Vikalp Printers, a small, high-end printing and publishing firm, based in Dehradun, India.