Lord Mahavir's preaching were orally complied into many text (scriptures) by his disciples. These scriptures are known as Jain Aagam. The Aagam teach great reverence for all form of life, strict code of vegetarianism, asceticism and non violence.
Jain History indicates that during the course of time swetambar sect held conferences for the preservation of Jain cannonical text and as a result of this we have many text in preservation. Jain Vishva Bharati has working since last 40 yeras in field of Aagam editing under the pious guidance of Acharya's.