International Journal of Jaina Studies

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Author: John E. Cort
Year: 2024
ISSN: 1748-1074

Paul Dundas (1952-2023) was one of the leading scholars of the Jains in recent decades. His scholarship also encompassed Prakrit language and literature, Sanskrit literature, and South Asian Buddhism. Presented here is a comprehensive list of his works - books, translations, articles, chapters in edited volumes, encyclopedia articles and entries and book reviews - as well as a list of reviews of his books.

International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 20, No. 1 (2024) 1-10

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The International Journal of Jaina Studies is dedicated to the promotion of scholarly exchange among academics, researchers, and students engaged in the study of the Jainism and Jain culture. It welcomes submissions of research papers, monographs and reviews in all fields of Jaina Studies.

All submissions are peer-reviewed. Usually they should consist of original work not elsewhere published. The journal intends to publish hard copies in book form on request.

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Papers should use embedded citation, e.g. (Jaini 1979: 1). All publications should be followed by a list of Abbreviations and the complete Bibliography used.

Footnotes should usually be at the end of each page.

Book titles and names of journals should be in italic; titles of articles and chapters in edited collections should be in double inverted commas. For example:

Books:Jaini, Padmanabh S. The Jaina Path of Purification. Berkeley: California University Press, 1979.
Edited Volumes:Jambuvijaya, Muni. "The Jaina Agama Series." Jain Studies in Honour of Jozef Deleu. Ed. Rudy Smet & Kenji Watanabe, 1-12. Tokyo: Hon-no-Tomosha, 1993.
Articles:Folkert, Kendall W. "Jaina Studies: Japan, Europe, India." Sambodhi 5, 2-3 (1976) 138-147.

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Editorial Board


  • Peter Flügel

Editorial Board

  • Mark Allon
  • Nalini Balbir
  • Piotr Balcerowicz
  • Willem Bollee
  • Johannes Bronkhorst
  • Frank van den Bossche
  • Christine Chojnacki
  • John E. Cort
  • Eva De Clerq
  • Christoph Emmerich
  • Anna Aurelia Esposito
  • Sin Fujinaga
  • Richard C. Fynes
  • Phyllis Granoff
  • Julia Hegewald
  • Padmanabh S. Jaini
  • William Johnson
  • Whitney M. Kelting
  • Kornelius Krümpelmann
  • James Laidlaw
  • Padmanabaiah Nagarajaiah
  • Olle Qvarnström
  • Josephine Reynell
  • Maria Schetelich
  • Renate Söhnen-Thieme
  • Jayandra Soni
  • Himal Trikha
  • Alvappillai Veluppillai
  • Royce Wiles
  • Kristi L. Wiley
  • Clifford R. Wright
  • Robert Zydenbos

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About the IJJS

Published by the Centre of Jaina Studies, SOAS

The Centre of Jaina Studies at SOAS established the peer-reviewed International Journal of Jaina Studies (IJJS) to facilitate academic communication. The main objective of the journal is to publish research papers, monographs, and reviews in the field of Jain Studies in a form that makes them quickly and easily accessible to the international academic community, and to the general public. 

As an open access online publication the IJJS (Online) can be more flexible and creative than a standard print journal. The texts are in pdf-format and can be published and downloaded at virtually no cost. To increase velocity all contributions are issued individually in numerical order. It is intended to re-publish articles and monographs in book form on demand. 

The IJJS is now also available in print from Hindi Granth Karyalay Publishers, Mumbai, India.

The journal draws on the research and the symposia conducted at the Centre of Jaina Studies at the University of London and on the global network of Jaina scholarship.

The opinions expressed in the journal are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of the School of Oriental and African Studies or the Editors, unless otherwise indicated.