The book comprises tutorial lectures delivered on Jainism for common-folks
(especially residents of North America) who are Jains but are not familiar
with the history and tenets of Jainism. It will also be useful to those who
are interested in the various aspects of Jainism in the various aspects of
Jainism and its place in the history of Indian civilization.
These lectures were delivered at a seminar on Jainism organized by the Jain
Center of Central Ohio, Columbus on May 20-21, 1995, and were found
thoroughly enjoyable, inspiring and educative by the young and elderly
All lectures are highly informative and are useful to scholars as well as common people to understand the history and basic tenets of Jainism. - DULI CHAND JAIN
About the Author(s)
DR. SURENDER K. JAIN of Athens, OH, USA, has been serving on the Board of
Directors of JAINA since 1992. He is a member of the Jain Academic
Foundation of North America and Secretary of Mahavir World Vision, Inc. Dr.
Jain was a senior Fulbright scholar under the (US) Fulbright Program during
1991-92 and 1995-96 and is a Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University