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Digambar Jain Mahasabha

Shri Bharatvarshiya Digambar Jain Mahasabha
The symbol of Jainism, the Jain Prateek Chihna
The symbol of Jainism, the Jain Prateek Chihna
India map
zone of influence
Formation January 1, 1894 (1894-01-01)
Type Jain religious organization
Purpose Religious, Educational, Non Profit, Charitable
Headquarters Lucknow, New Delhi, Mumbai  India
Region served
Official language
Hindi and English
Secretary General
Prakash Chand Badjatya
Chairman of the Board
Nirmal Kumar Jain Sethi
Key people
Various Jains
Main organ
Board of directors
Affiliations Various Jain organizations
Website .orgdigjainmahasabha
Remarks Oldest organization of lay Jains

Digambar Jain Mahasabha is the oldest organization of lay Jains in India.


The Digambar Jain Mahasabha was founded in 1894 in [2] Its two main branches are Dharm Sanrakshini Mahasabha and Teerth Sanrakshini Mahasabha.

Its first president was Laxmandas Tongya. In 1941, the leadership of the Mahasabha was handed over by Binod Sethi, son of late Phulchand Sethi, of Dimapur is the Vice-President of the Teerth Sanrakshini Mahasabha


Jain Gazette Weekly

Jain Gazette, a weekly publication of Dharm Sanrakshini Mahasabha, has been published regularly for the last 103 years. It is the oldest Jain periodical in the world.[5]

Shrut Samvardhini

Shrut Samvardhini a magazine of Shrut Samvardhini Mahasabha.

Tirth Jirnodhar

Tirth Jirnodhar Magazine Of Tirth Sanrakshini Mahasabha

Jain Mahiladarsh

The magazine Jain Mahiladarsh was founded by Brahmacharini Chandabai of Arrah in 1932. Neelam Jain is the editor of Jain Mahiladarsh.[6]

See also


  1. ^ Trilokchand Kothari, Di. Jain Mahasabha ka Atit (1895-1980), Pub. Digambar Jain Mahasabha karyalaya, 2007
  2. ^ Facets of Jainology: Selected Research Papers on Jain Society, By Vilas Adinath Sangave Published 2001, Popular Prakashan.
  3. ^ table of Presidents since 1894
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