24 ►Efficiency in Work

Posted: 29.10.2019
 
There are all types of people in this world. Some people are extremely good and some are extremely bad. Some people fall in the middle category. Some people are given to hard work and some are lazy. While some people laze, others work hard. Some people can stick to their resolve, while some easily waver. There are also people who manage in life with average capacity to stick to resolve. Some people belong to...

15 ►Healthy Individual: Healthy Society

Posted: 20.10.2019
 
It is necessary for all to be healthy, whether it is the individual, the society or the nation. He who is contented with himself is healthy.He whose bones are strong, is healthy. The combination of these spiritual and physiol­ogy is the brief and meaningful definition of health. Who would be healthy? To find out the answer to this question, we have to understand that the health of the individual is the...

12 ►Need for Training in Non-Violence

Posted: 17.10.2019
 
Man commits violence. That is his svabhava, according to some people. Guided by the belief that the life of one creature depends on another creature, man engages himself in acts of violence out of his fear of death. It may be true to a certain extent that man cannot live without violence. But it is not in his 'nature' to be violent. Like violence, telling lies, theft, tendency to accumulate wealth, attachment...

06 ►How to Vote? Whom to Vote?

Posted: 11.10.2019
 
Every age puts to the hardest ordeal the truth of its times, while the future warmly accepts the same. One of the political truths is democracy. The history of the democratic system of government in India is not very old. After bidding farewell to the British rule, the top leaders of India accepted the democratic form of government. Was this system inherited from British, adopted with a sense of discretion or...

05 ►Purifying Democracy

Posted: 10.10.2019
 
There are many forms of government prevalent in the world. Chief among them are the royal form, the republican form, the dictatorial form and the democratic form. Which form of government is the best among them? This question cannot be answered in an absolute sense. There are some good points as well as some shortcomings in every form of government. No form of government has proved itself to be good from all...

23 ►Embodiment of Faith and Convictions

Posted: 07.09.2019
 
The synonyms for the earth found in dictionaries are ratnagarbha, vasundhara, etc. which refer to its underground treasures. While thinking about these words one often feels that looking at the way the earth is being exploited, the proportion of its treasures is declining a great deal. In this situation, do those names of the earth have any meaning? If we look for jewel-like human beings, their existence is all...

22 ►Why Throw Dust At The Sun?

Posted: 07.09.2019
 
Mahatma Gandhi was such a great person that almost all Indian people bow to him with sincere reverence. He was not a saint who renounced the world, but the lustre of his renunciation can be found in Indian tradition of saints. That was the reason why the poet Rabindranath Tagore had ad­dressed him as the Mahatma (the great soul), the glorious tales of his tapasya echo in all directions. He has been the...

Trivandrum

Posted: 24.03.2019
 
Trivandrum, Kerala, India, Trivandrum Thiruvananthapuram , also known by its former name Trivandrum , is the capital of the Indian state of Kerala. It is the most populous city in Kerala with a population of 957,730 as of 2011. The encompassing urban agglomeration population is around 1.68 million. Located on the west coast of India near the extreme south of the mainland, Thiruvananthapuram is a major...

01.03.2019 ►JCSC ►Weekly News

Posted: 01.03.2019
 
Jain Center of Southern California Pathshala Now/Future update Jain Center EC presented an outline of the building plans for the new property on February 17. Entire presentation and conceptual drawings can be viewed on our website . All members are invited to review these plans. Please provide your comments and more importantly, please volunteer your skills/expertise (Architects, Structural and Civil Engineers)...

22.02.2019 ►JCSC ►Weekly News

Posted: 22.02.2019
 
Jain Center of Southern California Shibir by Shri Girishbhai - Feb 23 - 24, 2019 Two full days of Shibir is arranged at Aradhana Hall of Jain Center during February 23-24 weekend on the subject of Namuththunam (નમુત્થુણં) to be conducted by Shri Girishbhai. A 2-day shibir on Namutthunam (નમુત્થુણં) is organized at Aradhana hall of Jain Center on February 23-24, 2019. Lunch...