Posted: 06.09.2016
 
Audio Sthānakavāsī Title: Sthanakwasi Pratikraman Samvatsari Language: Gujarati
Posted: 06.09.2016
 
Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Education Committee Commonly Downloaded PARYUSHAN Files: Sr No Book Name Language Author Book Index Docx Book Index PDF Total Pages Standard Resolution File High Resolution File Word / Docx file 320010 English Pratikraman Introduction for English Speaking Jains English Mayur and Rita Lodaya (Speaker), Mayur and Rita Lodaya (Speaker) 1 MB 32 30 MB...
Posted: 06.09.2013
 
by Neha Jhaveri On this auspicious time of Paryushan this video will help English speaking young jains to perform the ritual of Pratikraman. This ritual helps us liberate our souls from the cycle of birth and death by asking for forgiveness for all sins committed in words,thoughts and deeds. Video:
Posted: 05.10.2012
 
The celebration of daslakshan parva was held in Dwarka in newly under construction temples. Various act and plays, speeches etc were held to promote Jainism within youngsters. One short act has been uploaded on you tube as follows: Daslakshan Parva 2012: Short play "Puja path rachaungi Chanda prabhu ke darshan kerne Sonagiri ko jaungi..." by Aishna and Asmit during function held at Digambar Jain Ratantray Jin...
Posted: 14.09.2010
 
Conquer anger by forgiveness, pride by humility and deceit by straight-forwardness and greed by contentment. - Mahāvir Celebration of the Soul - Paryushan Parv and Das Lakshan Paryushan is an eternal festival relating neither to people nor to any historical event. It is a time to celebrate the natural qualities of the Soul. Just as the Soul does not have a beginning or an end, Paryushan does not have a...
Posted: 11.09.2010
By Dr. M.C. Jain
Celebration of Daslakshan Parva ( दसलक्षण पर्व ) by Jain Community in Dwarka Jain Religion, one of the oldest religions in the world, has its own significance and is widely known for its non-violence - Ahimsa paramo dharma (अहिंसा परमो धर्मः): ‘live and let live’ - which has its recognition in the Indian spiritualism. Daslakshan Parva...
Posted: 01.09.2010
By Dr. Patrick Krueger
The Story of Kālaka A Brief Introduction to a Less Known Śvetāmbara Hagiography Related to the Date of Paryuṣaṇā 1. Introduction The upcoming Paryushan Parva (Paryuṣaṇā) is a good reason to remember the Śvetāmbara hagiographical narrative of the Ācārya Kālaka, which is associated with the date of this festival in a legendary manner. Once this legend was a part of the educational background of...
Posted: 29.08.2010
By Prof. Dr. Yashwant K. Malaiya
The origin of Paryushana is related to the staying of the monks in one place for the rainy season. "Paryushana" is staying of the monks in one place. In popular terminology this stay is termed "chaturmaasa" because the rainy season is regarded to be about four months. However the minimum duration of Paryushana is regarded to be 70 days. For this minimum duration, Paryushana must be initiated by panchami (fifth...
Posted: 30.09.2008
By P.L. Jain
The Jain community like other communities throughout the world celebrates many social and religious functions annually. The superb Jain festival popularly known as ‘Paryushan Parva’ organized every year in the auspicious month ‘Bhadrapad’ of the Hindu calendar extends from the fifth day to fourteenth day of the bright fortnight. The festival ordains the Jains to observe the ten universal supreme virtues...
Posted: 10.09.2008
By Pramoda Chitrabhanu
Michchami Dukkadam Peace and Forgiveness Days are for action. Nights are for peace. During the day we act, react and interact. During the night we do Samadhi or peaceful meditation. Those actions, reactions and interactions We do during the day. Come at night in our dreams They come as emotions, as nightmares, as body vibrations. We want the night to be for peace, For the dreams of soul. What are the dreams of...

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