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NINETEEN PERSONS OF JAIN COMMUNITY TO TAKE DIKSHA AT AHMEDABAD

 



Ahmedabad, Nineteen members of the Jain community, youngest of them only 12 years old and oldest 48, announced that they would be renouncing the worldly pleasures and take 'Diksha'. The ceremony, called 'Vijay Prasthan Utsav', will be organised by Shwetambar Murti Pujak Jain Sangh, Rajnagar, from June 15 to 20 at Gandhi Ground in Ahmedabad. According to Shreemad Vijay Yugbhushan Sureshwarji, they are ready to renounce the worldly pleasures because of the spiritual conviction. No one is forcing anybody to renounce. Organiser of the event Jaxay Shah said it would be once- in-a-lifetime opportunity for those who want to witness the mass renunciation ceremony.