Posted: 20.08.2016
 
To all the Jains My name is Shaleen Shah. My wife and I have started an animal sanctuary (Panjrapole) in Boulder, Colorado, USA since the past one year. In this year, we have saved the lives of 30+ animals, but we have saved thousands more through our outreach and education to promote a pure vegetarian lifestyle. I am writing to introduce ourselves, and the work that we are doing here at Luvin Arms Animal...
Posted: 17.06.2016
By Dr. Kamal Sethia
It is always the aim and endeavour of every human being to be HAPPY, but most of us do not know that the very nature of the soul is joy and happiness - the divine state of the soul! HAPPINES is always with us until we lose it. A child is born as happy- soul devoid of any unhappiness. Slowly, as the child grows, he learns to be unhappy. Those who seek happiness outwardly, do not know that true and everlasting...
Posted: 10.03.2016
By Dr. Pankaj Jain
Jainism, Dharma and Environmental Ethics Environmentalism is comparable to a child that only recently learned to walk. Ecospiritualities of different kinds seem to be the invisible backbone of the growth of this child. – Sigurd Bergmann Introduction Scholars such as Sigurd Bergmann have noted that each tradition is uniquely linked to its environment and it is best to try to look into native tradition for the...
Posted: 29.05.2015
 
Holistic Science Research Center Einstein, a great scientist has propounded a famous equation: E = M*C 2 . This equation was a result of his theory of relativity that has brought about a great revolution in terms of our perception of the beginning and functioning of this Universe. In this equation, E=Energy, M=Mass and C 2 = the square of the speed of light. Light travels at a speed of 1,86,300 miles per...
Posted: 20.04.2015
By Sudhir M. Shah
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Posted: 17.10.2014
By Dr. Atul Keshavji Shah
posted in 2007 Introduction One of the oldest living religions in the world, Jainism, also boasts one of the most successful and enduring business communities today. This paper analyses the values of the Jains and how they have contributed to economic success. It demonstrates the critical importance of culture and community to lasting business success, and shows how modern-day studies of social responsibility...
Posted: 10.01.2013
By Dr. Rudi Jansma
There is a philosophical difference between non-violence and non-violent protest. Nonviolence In the Tattvārthadhigama Sūtra, violence is defined as “to hurt the prāṇas (vitalities) through vibration due to the passions, which agitate mind, body or speech (vii: 13).” So non-violence means not to do so. The prāṇas are the vital energies running through our body and the universe. They spring forth...
Posted: 09.01.2013
 
According to Jain metaphysics, the reality is constituted by innumerable material and spiritual substances, each of which is the locus of innumerable qualities. Not only are there innumerable substances, each with innumerable quality, but each quality is susceptible to an infinite number of modifications. Clearly ordinary knowledge (non-omniscient) cannot comprehend this complex reality, for ordinary knowledge...
Posted: 10.12.2012
By Kristi L. Wiley
Non-harming or nonviolence. Ahiṃsā is the central moral tenet in Jainism and is the basis for the practices and vows for mendicants and laypeople. Jains today view the statement "nonviolence is the high­est religious duty" (ahiṃsā paramo dharmah) as an all-encompassing expression of the Jain faith. Non-harming is emphasized in the Ācārāṅga Sūtra, the earliest Śvetāmbara text on mendicant conduct,...
Posted: 01.07.2012
By John Ferguson
To achieve peace means to change both individuals and systems. To achieve peace means disarmament. The present arms race produces not security, but maximum insecurity. We know that any large number of nuclear explosions will bring the nuclear winter, the withering of plant life, animal life, human life over at least half the globe. We know that we have several times been close to nuclear disasters; we know that...

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