Posted: 01.04.2018
 
Jain History in Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi Somewhere in middle of Old Delhi and New Delhi stands a monument over 2,200 years old, representing a unique piece of history for the Jains. My suspicion is that most Jains are unaware of its existence, let alone know its relevance in their history. The monument is one of the pillars of the great king Ashoka, standing tall inside the Feroz Shah Kotla fort. Since I...
Posted: 18.03.2018
 
Kshemankar Siddha The times are changing. With the advent of the new age, man’s simplicity was superseded by inertia. Human society became a victim of severe incontinence. Man’s contentment started changing into resentment. The society was in the need of a constitution which could provide resolution to uproot the present day complexities without performing any partisanship. And, constitution was formed in...
Posted: 17.02.2018
 
The Economic Times Feb 19, 2018, 01.02 PM IST Veneration ceremony A grand Mahamastakabhisheka, the head anointing ceremony to the statue of Lord Gommateshwara Bahubali, unfolded today at this Jain pilgrimage centre amidst a montage of traditional rituals, spiritual ecstasy and visual splendour. Observed once every 12 years in Jain Dharmic cycle, the veneration ceremony this year is the 88th in the series that...
Posted: 14.01.2018
 
catchnews.com Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on 13 January joined the 'Ahinsa Yatra' (peace walks) with Jain Muni Acharya Mahashraman in his Padyatra. Muni Acharya Mahashraman, along with his disciples and followers, has crossed about 45000 km during his padyatra. He has already visited three countries, where Odisha is the 19th state. Padyatra or a journey on foot with a purpose is an ancient Jain tradition...
Posted: 25.07.2017
 
News18.com On his visit to Kolkata’s Acharya Shri Mahashraman at Rajarhat, Bhagwat said, “For any personal and social work or service to the nation - purushartha is important. Kolkata : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief, Mohan Bhagwat, on Sunday stressed for purushartha to serve the nation. On his visit to Kolkata’s Acharya Shri Mahashraman at Rajarhat, Bhagwat said, “For any personal and...
Posted: 23.07.2017
 
News18.com The two-day visit, scheduled for July 23 and 24, is being kept a hush-hush affair as the RSS is sceptical of Bhagwat’s itinerary going public. They believe it could lead to unnecessary speculations in the midst of violent protests in Basirhat and other parts of Bengal Kolkata: Mohan Bhagwat, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, will be visiting Kolkata on July 23 to meet Acharya Shri...
Posted: 04.07.2017
 
News India Times Jain Acharya Lokesh Muni addressed the JAINA Convention 2017 in Edison, N.J., held June 30 to July 4. The Convention was organised by Jain federation of North America and was attended by more than 5,000 people. Founder of Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti Acharya Lokesh Muni, in his speech on “Jainism and Science” said that “Jain religion is a scientific religion based on principles and philosophy of...
Posted: 03.07.2017
 
News India Times Acharya Shri Chandanaji,who founded Veerayatan, “a non-profit, non-governmental, socio-religious organization” in 1973, in Palitana, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, teaching underprivileged children. (Photo: Facebook) An Indian humanitarian organization that draws inspiration from the Jain faith, is implementing some unique projects, one, a university for women aspiring to monkhood complete with four...
Posted: 22.06.2017
 
The 19th Biennial Convention of JAINA, the federation of Jain organizations of North America, is going to be remembered as “Treasure Trove” of excitement, education and entertainment, according to organizers. There will be lectures, breakout sessions, cultural, youth and young professionals’ events planned over the five-day period June 30 to July 4, at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in...
Posted: 20.05.2017
 
John Guy LaPlante Journalist... Author... Traveler... Blogger... Speaker... Talk Show Host... Peace Corps Volunteer I know you’re eager to know. One minute, please. My friend Sulekh, new author. I believe the best known Jain in America, all because so passionate about Jainism. Time and again my dear friend Sulekh Jain has astonished me. For 41 years! This time for writing and getting published a detailed,...

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