Nagabharana: Recent Trends in Jainism Studies is a Festschrift presented to Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah a renowned Jaina Scholar in India, on his 85th birth anniversary (7th October 1936). Prof. Hampana one of the major litterateurs of Karnataka, has authored more than 80 books in English and Kannada. His writings, spread over more than five decades, cover a wide range of topics embracing different disciplines and fields of research. Some of his books have been translated into English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tulu, Tamil, and Telugu. He has taught undergraduate and post-graduate students, for over 37 years. He has served Kannada Sahitya Parishad, as secretary for 8 years, as well as president for 8 years, With ‘hampana’ as his nom de plume, he is a recipient of a number of state and national Awards. Contemporary literati honored him with Eight festschrifts.. His contribution to the study of Jainology, in particular, is insignificant and seminal. These articles in other ways serve as garlands of flowers to decor Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah; A great scholar in Jainism, Literature, Epigraphy, Iconography, History, and Cultural Studies. There are more than 36 articles shedding light on Recent Trends in Jainism Studies. This prestigious volume contains a wide spectrum of research articles covering Jainism in Archaeology, Art, and Architecture. The volume containing a good collection of research papers contributed by renowned authors from India and abroad will serve as an important source of information and reference book for research students and teachers as well. Incidentally, this volume also highlights the love and affection Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah enjoys in the intellectual world.