Posted: 31.03.2017
 
Daily News & Analysis Vithika Salomi | Thu, 30 Mar 2017-08:20am, Patna, DNA This is an award for the people of Bihar... Today, there is an environment of conflict, intolerance and discrimination in society, which needs to be uprooted: Nitish Kumar Jain religious group - Shwetambar Terapanthi Mahasabha has conferred the prestigious ‘Anuvrat Puraskar 2016’ to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for enforcing...
Posted: 26.09.2016
 
Daily News & Analysis Mon, 26 Sep 2016-06:40am, Mumbai The Jain community on Sunday bid farewell to the senior-most Jain monk, Tapagachadipati Premsuriswarji Maharajsaheb, of the Tapagacha sect of Shwetambar Murti Pujak Jains. The senior-most Jain monk passed away in the wee hours of September 25 at around 12-18am. He had been unwell for over a month and was in hospital for cough-related ailments and old age...
Posted: 25.09.2016
 
Daily News & Analysis Acharya Prem Suri Sun, 25 Sep 2016-12:45pm, Mumbai Procession and last rites to be held today. The senior-most Jain monk, Tapagachadipati Premsuriswarji Maharajsaheb passed away in the wee hours of September 25 around 12.18 am. He had been unwell for over a month and was in hospital mainly for cough-related ailments and old age. On Saturday night, the community members had sent around...
Posted: 11.08.2015
 
Daily News & Analysis Monday, 10 August 2015 - 10:22pm IST | Place: Jaipur | Agency: PTI The Rajasthan High Court on Monday held Jainism religious ritual of 'Santhara' (fast unto death) as illegal making it punishable under section 306 and 309 IPC (abetment of suicide) The Rajasthan High Court on Monday held Jainism religious ritual of 'Santhara' (fast unto death) as illegal making it punishable under section...
Posted: 13.03.2014
 
Daily News & Analysis Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 6:00am IST | Place: Mumbai A family bid Rs 21.33 crore to offer moong dal (green gram) water to Jain sadhu Panyas Hansratna Vijayji Maharaj as he broke his 180-day fast on Friday. Parna, as breaking of fast among Jains is called, was held on Friday at the Wilson Gymkhana ground, Marine Drive. The family that bid the amount was identified as Matushri Garjaben...
Posted: 29.12.2013
 
Daily News & Analysis Friday, Nov 29, 2013, 12:16 IST | Place: Ahmedabad Chaitra Devarhubli Ancient derasar will have a museum & audio-visual centre for better understanding of Jainism. The 2-storey audio-visual centre on the derasar premises gets final touch before its launch on Dec 8. - Pankaj Shukla One of the living heritages of Jain architecture in Gujarat, the Hutheesing Jain Derasar, built in 1848 AD, is...
Posted: 11.01.2013
 
Daily News & Analysis Ahmedabad, 10.01.2013, 16:12 IST The dispute regarding alleged illegal construction around a shrine on the fifth tonk (peak) of Girnar mountain in Junagadh has landed before the Gujarat high court. A trust of the Digambar Jain sect has alleged illegal construction around the idol and charan (footprint) of lord Neminath, in a manner that devotees could not see and worship the idol and...
Posted: 09.01.2013
 
Daily News & Analysis Bangalore, 07.01.2013, 13:53 IST Condemning the recent attacks on Jain temples and monks, the Digamber Jain Samaj held a silent protest rally on Sunday at the Digamber jain temple in Wilson garden. The incidents which recently occurred in Gujarat and Karnataka, moved the community to bring the issues to the notice of the government. In the first incident that happened on January 1, a group...
Posted: 05.05.2012
By Dr. Surendra Singh Pokharna
Daily News & Analysis Jainism says that knowledge is structured in the consciousness (soul) and a pure soul has infinite knowledge. Mahavir Jayanti is being celebrated on April 5 throughout the world. This year we are also celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand. Bhagwan Mahavir and Swami Vivekanand are two of the greatest human beings who came to this Earth and brought revolutionary changes...

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