03.08.2018 ►Acharya Shri VidyaSagar Ji Maharaj ke bhakt ►News

Posted: 06.08.2018
News in Hindi सर्व काल वे गोमटेश प्रभु मेरे द्वारा वंदित है!!! जय जय बाहुबली स्वामी! जय जय बाहुबली स्वामी! Who is Tirthankara? and, what’s his role? #worthyRead Time rolls along in eternal cycles of rise and decline. Utsarpini is a “rising” era in, which...

6.8 The Environmental Time Cycle

Posted: 13.02.2018
It was stated earlier that the Environment time cycle operates in Aryakhand of Bharat and Airavat regions. So it is a local phenomenon that is taking place in a part of land of action. Cyclic time changes do not take place on lands of enjoyment. It means that these changes occur when human beings employ six kinds of skills for their living. The human beings on a land of enjoyment depend on bio products for...

6.5 Time (Environment) Cycle

Posted: 03.02.2018
The environment based experiences of living organisms in Arya Khand of Bharat and Airavat regions are time dependent. The variation in experiences takes place in a cyclic manner. The cycle consists of two divisions, Utsarpini and Avasarpini. The Utsarpini and the Avasarpini divisions have ascending and descending environmental conditions respectively. The Avasarpini division has six descending sub-divisions...

First Tirthankar Bhagawan Rishabhdeva

Posted: 07.01.2018
By Muni Dulaharaj
In Jaina tradition, time has been divided into two cycles called utsarpini (ascending cycle) and avasarpini (descending cycle). In the ascending cycle there is corresponding gradual progress and in the descending cycle, there is gradual regression. Each cycle has six aeons (Aras). At present we are living in the fifth aeon of the descending cycle of time i.e. Ara. It was in the third aeon of the present cycle...

Prakrit Jñānabhāratī International Awards 2005-2006 Ceremony

Posted: 01.01.2018
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn, Prof. Dr. Willem Bollée
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The Prakrit Jñānabhāratī International Award is presented to an eminent scholar of international recognition who has rendered a significant contribution to the development of Prakrit Studies. The award is administered by the National Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research at Śravaṇabeḷagoḷa (Karnataka, India). The Institute was...

19.10.2017 ►JAINA ►Diwali Special Newsletter

Posted: 19.10.2017
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Wish you all a very happy life, a life full of flowers of self-purification. May your life be on the road of justice, morality, righteousness and rendering help to others. Let us on this New Year pledge if possible every day at least half an hour shall be devoted to religious duties and thereby we will see that many of our...

23.10.2017 ►JVBL ►Kolkata and Sammet Shikkharji trip in October 2017

Posted: 25.09.2017
Samani Pratibha Pragya Samani Unnata Pragya Jain Vishva Bharati London Om Arham Jain Vishva Bharati London has planned a trip to Kolkota from Monday 23 October to Sunday 29 October 2017. There will be an opportunity to get blessings from His Holiness Acharya Mahashraman and visit the holy pilgrimage of Sammet Shikharji where 20 Jain Tirthankars attained liberation. The trip has been planned to coincide with the...

23.12.2016 ►JAINA ►Newsletter

Posted: 23.12.2016
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! For the first time in history of JAINA, a 5-day JAINA Convention will be held from June 30 to July 4, 2017 in New Jersey. Registration fee will soon go up, so please Register now. JAINA Conventions are life-time memories that you can give to your family. Details are below. Enjoy an innovative and beautiful JAINA Calendar 2017 and...


Posted: 16.11.2016
By Sadhvi Maulik Yasha
TIME Jainism v/s Science Time is one of the deepest mysteries known to man. No one can say exactly what it is. Yet, the ability to measure time makes humen way of life possible. Most of the activities involve groups of people acting together in the same place at the same time. People could not do this if they did not measure time in the same way. One way of thinking about time is to imagine a world without...


Posted: 31.10.2016
By Sadhvi Maulik Yasha
Time-wheel - A wheel of time measuring 20 koṭikoṭi Sāgaropama (=20xl0 7 xl0 7 Sāgaropamas ). It is divided into two divisions- Avasarpiṇī (descending half of the time-wheel) and Utsarpiṇī (ascending half of the time-wheel), each of which consists of six spokes. kālacakraṃ viṃśatisāgaropamakoṭākoṭi parimāṇaṃ... ( NandīHāVṛ p. 84) kālacakraṃ...