Sadhwi Shri Yash Kanwar Ji Maharaj was born on the 9th April, 1918 and has completed 78 years as a Jain sadhwi, after her initiation at the early age of 18 years.
She was belonging to Shraman sangh of the Jain Sthanakwasi. She was honoured with the title of Rajasthan Pravartini by the head of the Sangha, Acharya Dr. Shiv Muni at a elaborately arranged function in Delhi. Shri Yash Kunwar Ji has played a vital role in stopping the animal sacrifice, going on for years at Jogia Mata village, in Bhilwara District of Rajasthan. She has contributed immensely in spreading education in villages, promoting Jain religion and in bringing unity of Jain society.