Shri Dholaka Teerth

Jewels of Jain World Award


Jain World Foundation USA is pleased to announce the 2010 Jewels of Jain World Award. This award, announced on Mahveer Jayanti day of 2011 is conferred on:

Mr. Pierre Paul Amiel
Nice France

For his outstanding and historical service to the cause of Jainism by bringing Jain literature in French language. Most of his work is available on www.jainworld.com and as printed books.

Mr. Bal Patil

A Jain scholar, journalist, social activist and Jain minority status advocate. He has also authored many books on Jainism and presented several papers at various seminars and conferences.

Dr Bhagchandra Jain

Dr. Bhagchandra's scholarly contributions include more than 40 books and 300 research papers, and he has been a visiting Professor to universities in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Shrenik Annadate

A Jain scholar, journalist, social activist, reformer. Eminent among Jains, Mr. Shrenik Annadate is a new breed of fire-brand Jains who helped to galvanize the Jain society and prepare it for the 21st Century. As a great orator, Mr. Annadate has motivated thousands and thousands of people who have attended the hundreds of meetings addressed by him. He has written and edited several books and literally thousands of artifacts over the years.

Jain World Awards Committee, USA