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Jayant Bapat

Jayant Bapat holds doctorates in Organic Chemistry and Indology and is an adjunct research fellow at the Monash Asia Institute at Monash University. His research interests include Hinduism, Goddess cults, the Fisher community of Mumbai, and Jainism, and he has published widely in these areas. He is co-editor of The Iconic Female: Goddesses of India, Nepal and Tibet (Monash University Press, 2008) with Ian Mabbett, and The Indian Diaspora: Hindus and Sikhs in Australia (DK Printworld, 2015). For his work in education and for the Indian community, Jayant was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2011.


Publications View All

  • The Lajjagauri and Anandanayaki

    By Ramacandra Cintaman Dhere | Translated by Jayant Bhalchandra Bapat
  • Conceiving the Goddess

    Jayant Bhalchandra Bapat and Ian Mabbett

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