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Gujarati Writers: Sukhlal Sanghvi, Harilal Upadhyay, K. M. Munshi, Gunvant Shah, Nanalal Dalpatram Kavi, Narmadashankar Dave, Kavi Kalapi Books LLC

Gujarati Writers: Sukhlal Sanghvi, Harilal Upadhyay, K. M. Munshi, Gunvant Shah, Nanalal Dalpatram Kavi, Narmadashankar Dave, Kavi Kalapi

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Published July 7th 2011
ISBN : 9781156488782
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60 pages
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Chapters: Sukhlal Sanghvi. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 59. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Part ofMoreChapters: Sukhlal Sanghvi. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 59. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Part of a series on Sukhlal Sanghvi (1880 1978) also known as Pandit Sukhlalji was a Jain Scholar and Philosopher. He belonged to the Sthanakvasi sect of Jainism. Pandit Sukhlal lost his eyesight at the age of sixteen on account of small-pox. However, he overcame this handicap and became profoundly versed in Jain logic and rose to become a professor at Banaras Hindu University. Paul Dundas calls him as one of the most incisive modern interpreters of Jain philosophy. Paul Dundas notes that Sanghavi represents what now seems to be a virtually lost scholarly and intellectual world. He was a mentor for famous Jain scholar Padmanabh Jaini. During his lifetime he won many awards like Sahitya Akademi Award and won recognition from the Government of India by getting Padma Bhushan award. Sukhlalji was also known as Prajnacaksu because he was so vastly learned despite being visually challenged. Sukhlalji was born in the village of Limbdi, Saurashtra, Gujarat in 1880 (fifth day of the bright day of the month of Margshersh in V.S. 1937). Panditji was a Gujarati from Visa Shrimali Vanik community (merchant community). Sanghvi Talshi and his first wife Maniben were his parents. His mother expired when he was four years. He passed his childhood in Limbdi under the care of his distant relative Shri Mulji Kaka of Sayla in absence of his mother. At the age of sixteen he lost his eyesight due to an attack of small-pox. This made him more introspective and he devoted his life to learning. He attended discourses of Jain monks, and studied scriptures with the help of a reader. In 1904, he joined Shri Yashovijaya Jain Sanskrit Pathshala at Benaras. Within three years he committed to memory the whole of Sidd...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2478156