|Formation||January 1, 1894|
|Type||Jain religious organisation|
|Purpose||Religious, Educational, Non Profit, Charitable|
|Headquarters||Lucknow, New Delhi, Mumbai India|
|Hindi and English|
|Prakash Chand Badjatya|
Chairman of the Board
|Gajraj jain Gangwal|
|Board of directors|
|Affiliations||Various Jain organisations|
|Remarks||Oldest organisation of lay Jains|
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Digambar Jain Mahasabha or Shri Bharatvarshiya Digamber Jain Mahasabha is the oldest organisation of lay Jains in India.
The Digambar Jain Mahasabha was founded in 1894 in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. It is considered a traditionalist organisation. Its two main branches are Dharm Sanrakshini Mahasabha and Teerth Sanrakshini Mahasabha.
Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar was started in 2019 with Abhinandan Varthaman becoming the first recipient of the prestigious award. This award carries a cash prize worth Rs. 2.51 Lakh as well.