To create a holistic impact on young minds, Dulichand Jain Jain has written, edited and compiled path-breaking literature in the fields of humane education and spirituality.

He started expressing his innermost thoughts in the form of poetry at a very young age. By the age of 20, he had many poems and articles to his credit, many of which were published in popular magazines.


D. C. Jain worked diligently to produce literature for Karuna Clubs in English and Hindi:

» Karuna Club – A Universal Movement in English & Hindi
» Karuna Club – A Manual in English & Hindi
» Karuna Annual Souvenir – Annual publication – 1995 to 2008
» Karuna Monthly Newsletter – Monthly publication since 2002
» Stories on Compassion Part – I, II, III (in Hindi & English)
» Karuna Ras Barsata Chal (Hindi poetry book on karuna)
» Humane Values: Karuna Book 1 Syllabus on Humane Education


Inspired by the teachings of Lord Mahavira and his philosophy of non-violence and karuna, D. C. Jain authored several books in English and Hindi which have been published by reputed publishing houses.

✦ With the Ferryman

Ferryman Book Mahavira Dulichand Jain Pratibha Jain

This book addresses every young mind’s quest for knowledge about life, soul, god, and the universe. “With the Ferryman” is your first step to knowing Jainism. Written by Dulichand Jain and Pratibha Jain in a friendly Q&A format, this book is the perfect guide to understand the universal principles of life as taught by the great seer – Tīrthaṅkara Mahāvīra.

148 pages, Paperback | Dimensions: 6.5*5 | Authors: Dulichand Jain & Pratibha Jain | Vision: Prabodh Jain | Design: Venky Pillai | Cover Illustration: Zeel Sanghvi | Rs. 50 | $2

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Jinvani Ke Moti✦ Jinvani ke Moti

A book with 600 inspiring aphorisms on 71 topics from the Agamas. The original Prakrit aphorisms are presented along with their Hindi translation. It is a research publication. Cover design by Envission.
Published by Parshwanath Vidyapeeth; 1st edition 1993; 2nd edition 2000
Hardbound 304 pages | Rs. 400 | ISBN 8186715533

✦ Pearls of Jaina Wisdom

After the success of “Jinvani ke Moti”, Dulichand Jain brought out its English translation. Cover design by Envission.
Publisher: Parshwanath Vidyapeeth; 1st edition 1997; 2nd edition 2005
Hardbound 328 pages | Rs 250 | ISBN 8186715185
Available for free download in Jain E-Library

✦ Springs of Jaina Wisdom

An abridged version of the above, this is a bilingual publication (Jinvani ka Nirjhar in Hindi) with 230 aphorisms of Lord Mahavira. So far, 51 editions with more than 75000 have been sold.
Publishers: Chintamani Parshwanath Jain Shwetambar Mandir, Haridwar; 1st edition 1999; 2nd edition 2000
Distributors: Motilal Banarsidass | Paperback 130 pages | Rs 100 | ISBN 978-8120830660
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✦ Universal Message of Mahavira

This book is a compilation of speeches and research papers presented by Dulichand Jain in literary seminars. Also contains articles published by various newspapers and magazines. Cover design by Envission.
Publisher: Parshwanath Vidyapeeth; 1st edition 2006
Hardbound 122 pages | ISBN 8186715835 | Rs. 250
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✦ Thus Spake Lord Mahavir

“Thus Spake” series is a set of pocket-sized quotation books of different religious leaders and Masters brought out by Sri Ramakrishna Mission. “Thus Spake Lord Mahavir” is compiled by Dulichand Jain.
Publishers: Sri Ramakrishna Math Printing Press; 1st edition 2000
Paperback 96 pages | Rs. 8 | ISBN 9788178233970
Available at Ramakrishna Math iStore

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✦ Wisdom of Mahavira

This small bi-lingual book in English and Hindi features 150 inspirational aphorisms from Uttaradhyayana Sutra. Some stories from this great Jaina text are also included in this book. Cover Design by Envission.
Publisher: Research Foundation for Jainology; 1st edition 2015
Paperback 190 pages | Rs. 50 | ISBN 8189860097

I am Mahavira Speaking book by Dulichand Jain

✦ Main Mahaveer Bol Raha Hoon

This Hindi book is part of a series of books published by Prabhat Prakashan representing different religious faiths. It includes simple and powerful aphorisms on life values, included with a title which emphasizes its relevance in our life today.
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan; 1st edition 2017
Paperback 168 pages | Rs 120 | ISBN 978-9386300218
Hardbound 168 pages | Rs. 200 | ISBN 978-9386001412
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✦ Motivating Thoughts of Mahavira

motivating thoughts of mahavira dulichand jain

Once again, the wisdom of Mahavira and its relevance to today’s problems takes centre stage. A choice selection of powerful aphorisms makes this a perfect book – ideal for gifting.
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan; 1st edition 2018
136 pages | ISBN 978-9352666263
Available as Paperback, Hardbound & Kindle version.
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✦ Rochak Bodhkathayen

Rochak Bodhkathayen

The storyteller in Dulichand Jain comes to the fore as he presents a compilation of stories with deep ethical and moral insights. The collection of stories is simple and interesting, from various traditions, and ideal for young minds.
Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan; 1st edition 2019
192 pages | ISBN 978-9353225438
Available as Paperback, Hardbound & Kindle version.
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✦ Sadhana ka Mahayatri

Prajna Maharishi Shri Suman Muni: Published in October 1999 on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Sri Suman Muniji Maharaj, who was the secretary and chief Advisor of Jain Shraman Sangh.  D. C. Jain edited this voluminous work of 600 pages.

✦ Jain Vidya Goshthi Part One

Published in November 1999, D. C. Jain assisted in compiling and editing 16 Lectures given by eminent scholars. These were presented in a seminar organized by him in 1998 at S.S. Jain Sangh, Sowcarpet, Chennai.

✦ Jain Vidya Goshthi Part Two

Published in January 2000, it contains 7 lectures by eminent scholars in a seminar organized by D. C. Jain in 1990 at S.S. Jain Sangh, T.Nagar, Chennai. He helped in the compiling and editing as well.

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