Ahimsa – the ultimate winner


About the Author

Dr. Narendra P. Jain is a multifaceted personality. As a professional diplomat, he has distinguished himself as India’s Ambassador to United Nations, European Union, Nepal, Mexico and Belgium, and as Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. He is a noted economist, ardent environmentalist, a well-known poet, prolific writer, eloquent orator and above all a renowned Jain scholar.

He was honored with a Doctorate Honoris Causa and Status of Permanent Academician by the famous Mexican Academy of International Affairs in 1984, and the title of Distinguished Professor by the Frei University, Belgium in 1988. Since 1993, he has been a Member of the World Spiritual Assembly of the Parliament of World’s religions.

Dr. Jain has delivered key note speeches on non-violence and Jain philosophy at the World Jain conference (1988) Leicester (UK), Asian Jain conference in Singapore (1989), Biennial JAINA Conventions at Stanford University, USA (1991) Chicago (2001) and Cincinnati (2003), UN Earth Summit and Sacred Earth Gathering in Brazil (1992), Parliament of World’s Religions at Chicago (1993) and Cape Town, South Africa (1999) and UN Millennium Peace Summit, New York (2000).

Hon’ble Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee, Prime Minister of India, and Mr. P.V. Narsimha Rao, former Prime Minister of India have written Foreword respectively to Dr. Jain’s book of poems “Unmukta gagan mein” and “Ek Anutha Upavan”. Dr. Jain’s book: “Wave of bliss” relating to the impact of Jainism on the western world has been very popular. Other publications are “Economic possibilities of River valley schemes in India”, “India and the E.E.C.”, “An anthology of Nepali poetry”, “Non-violence, Environment & World Peace” jointly with Acharya Sushil Muni, and “Folk Tales of Mexico.”

Currently Dr. Jain is Executive President of the World Jain Confederation.


Dr. N.P. Jain I.F.S. (Retd.)

E-50 Saket, Indore M.P. (India)

E-mail: drnpjain@yahoo.co.in

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