Dada Vaswani, born Jashan Pahlajrai Vaswani (born August 2, 1918), is a spiritual leader and head of the Sadhu Vaswani Mission.He was born on August 2, 1918, at Hyderabad, Sindh, in a Sindhi family. He passed the Bachelor of Science examination at the age of 17 years. For his Master's degree, his thesis was on "The Scattering of X-Rays by Solids", which was assessed by C.V. Raman. He also worked as a Fellow in the D.J. Sind College, Karachi. He then followed his guru and his saintly uncle Sadhu Vaswani, a mystic, philosopher, humanitarian, educationist and apostle of Indian Culture.He has spoken at numerous venues including the British House of Commons in London, the Global Forum of Spiritual Leaders in Oxford, the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago, and the Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders at the United Nations in New York. He is the recipient of the U Thant Peace Award. He has written about 75 books.