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Swantham swantham at TECHPARK.NET
Fri Mar 3 05:56:27 UTC 2000

Dear Sir,
I also join to share my feelings on the sad demise of Prof. Dalsukhbhai
I have been fortunate enough to listen to a few of his lectures at
B.L.Institute of Indology ,Delhi.Let us now take oath that we will continue
his mission.
With regards
Dr.K.Maheswaran Nair
Dept. of Sanskrit
University of Kerala

> From: Mr. Jitendra B. Shah <sambodhi at AD1.VSNL.NET.IN>
> Subject: (no subject)
> Date: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 12:29 AM
> Date : 28-2-2000
>                 A sad demise of Prof. Dalsukhbhai Malvania,
>         a, Scholar and Legend of Indian Philosophy and Jain Religion
> Prof. Dalsukhbhai malvania has completed his journey on this earth and
> passed away in the early morning of 28th Feb.-2000 at his residence in
> Ahmedabad. He was 90 years old. He was a Legendary, and a scholar of
> Vedic, Buddha, and Jaina Philosophy. He had edited old scriptures of
> Buddha philosophy and edited and published many scriptures of Jaina
> philosophy. The Grantha like Nyayavatar Vartik Vritti, and Praman
> Mimamsa are considered to be an ideal ones. The translation of
> Gandharvad and its scholarly preface is his  scholatic evidence. He
> started his career as Professor in Banaras Hindu University at Varanasi
> and with Pt. Sukhlalji, edited and translated several Granthas there. He
> lend his active co-operation in the establishment of Parshwanath
> Vidyashram, Jain Sanskruti Vidya mandal and Prakrut Text Society at
> Kashi and by doing various activities, became basic foundation stone for
> the study of Jaina philosophy. Afterwards, he was appointed as Director
> of Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Vidya Mandir at Ahmedabad, remained on the same
> post till retirement and during his tenure at this institution, he was
> instrumental in achieving international fame to this institution by his
> service in the fields of Teachings, Research, and editing of Indian
> Philosophy, Religion and Indolgoy. He had presented several scholatie
> articles in the conferences held in and out side the country. During his
> life-span he had written about 200 articles and guided several scholars
> towards obtaining Ph. D. degree. There is an end of traditional Pandit
> era of a principal stream line of Indian philosophy in his death.
>                                                  Jitendrabhai B. Shah
>                                             (Director of L. D. Indology)

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