Posted: 11.09.2005
 
A short introduction in who is who. The Signatories Of The Surat Spiritual Declaration [[for article click here]]
Posted: 01.09.2005
By Kishan Sharma
In the present era, lakhs of soldiers all over the world are busy practising the modern warfare. New arms and ammunitions of destruction are being tried everyday. Enormous financial resources are being drained on military forces by the most civilized ones. The terrorism is flourishing all over. Under these circumstances the relevance of ahimsa and the need for training in ahimsa has increased manifolds.
Posted: 17.04.2005
 
According to the Foundation of National Communal Harmony, the award for the year 2004 will be presented to the Acharya by President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
Posted: 13.04.2005
 
Religious leader of the Jain sect, Acharya Mahaprajna, has been selected for the National Communal Harmony Award 2004 by the government.
Posted: 16.06.2004
 
A pledge taken to promote the acceptance and respect for all religions, economic and social well-being and practice of ahimsa (non-violence) nine months back was established today by registering a society name.
Posted: 16.06.2004
By Abha Sharma
The President suggests that devotees should be asked to take an oath which is beneficial to community whenever they visit places of worship.
Posted: 15.06.2004
 
New Delhi: President A P J Abdul Kalam today (Jun 15, 2004) suggested a novel way to involve citizens in nation-building, saying all devotees who visit religious places be asked to take a vow to educate students, plant trees and treat male and female children equally, steps he felt would have a "tremendous impact" on society. "Over 500,000 people visit major places of worship of various religions everyday. Some...
Posted: 15.06.2004
 
We, signatories of the Surat Spiritual Declaration, are very happy to announce, in the presence of the Hon’ble Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, that today, the 15th day of June, 2004, we will be registering a society named FUREC.
Posted: 15.06.2004
 
Today is the 15th of June. It is also my birthday. Along with self introspection, I am also indulging in introspecting about the society and the nation. When I see the conditions prevailing in society, I find there is no reason for happiness. About the nation too, the same can be said. And the important reason for this is that the economic organization is not healthy; not balanced. The Surat Spiritual...
Posted: 15.06.2004
 
To Launch Foundation for Unity Of Religions and Enlightenment of Citizenship Jain Vishva Bharati Institute (Deemed University) had organized this meet at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 15th June, 2004 at 12.00 noon. The spiritual leaders met together before hand for a Preparatory Meeting at Conference Room No.2, India International Center, New Delhi on 14th June, 2004 at 3.00 p.m. to draw an action plan to re-establish...
Posted: 18.03.2004
 
Dr. Kalam said that the main reason for violence and terrorism is imbalanced development. Balanced development is possible when the moral and spiritual values are developed, besides the physical development.
Posted: 26.02.2004
 
Acharya Mahaprajnaji's contribution to spirituality appreciated in the Republic Day message by the President of India It was for the first time in the Parliamentary history that the President of the country had included the name of a religious leader in his speech to the nation, particularly a Jain saint. The president under-lined the role played by religious leaders for maintaining peace and harmony.
Posted: 10.02.2004
 
President of India remembers Acharya Shri Mahapragya Abstract from the Address To The Nation by The President Of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam On The Eve Of 55th Republic Day - 2004 Dear citizens, when I assumed office on 25th July 2002, I addressed the need for unity of minds becoming one of the focused missions for our nation. Recently fifteen Gurus, Acharyas, Swamijis, Maulavis, Reverent Fathers, Spiritual...
Posted: 17.01.2004
By Muni Lokprakash
Acharya Mahaprajna started his 4000 km peace walking trip at the age of 82 in December 2001. In honour of the 2600th birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara he wants to spread the message of non-violence (Ahinsa or Ahimsa). His aim is to create an awareness for ethical values in the public. The peace walking trip could only be realised by his decisiveness and his courage and will reach four...
Posted: 31.10.2003
 
18th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration 2002 presented to Acharya Mahaprajna on 31. October 2003 at Jawahar Bhawan, New Delhi. CITATION Shrimati Indira Gandhi strove passionately to build an India which was strong and humane, proud of its multi-religious, multi-lingual heritage and active in promoting a peaceful and just world order. The Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration has been instituted...
Posted: 18.10.2003
 
NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2002 has been given to Acharya Mahaprajna, renowned Jain Muni and a Gandhian activist, it was announced on Friday. The advisory committee for the award, with Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the chair, said the award was being given for his ‘‘yeoman contribution to the cause of non-violence, communal harmony and national integration’’...
Posted: 15.10.2003
 
The Surat Spiritual Declaration results from the conference Unity of Minds for Enlightened Citizens headed by Acharyashree Mahaprajnaji and the President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Fifteen religious leaders and scholars had gathered to define the Garland Project for social and spiritual cooperation. It was presented on October 15th 2003 to the President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam on the day of...
Posted: 15.10.2003
 
The themes of awakening spiritual consciousness and development of moral values can serve as an universal platform for all religions; from this platform, all religions can proclaim the message of unity.

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