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Jain Sadhvi Shri Sudhaji received designation of Uttar Bharat Pravartini From Current Jain Acharya of Shri Vardhman Jain Shvetamber Sthanak Vasi Sangh Shri Shivmuni ji Maharaj. Recommendation of Shri Suman muni ji maharaj , Shri shivmuni ji maharaj decide promote to Shri Jain Sadhvi Sadhuji as Uttar Bharat Pravartini for purpose of Collaboration in Regeneration of [...]
Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda, who is also an avid animal lover, launched theHappy Animal Project, which, apart from other initiatives, includes the setting up of a stateof-the- art hospital meant for the treatment and well-being of stray animals. The hospital has the backing of the Pune Royal Group, an organization of the Jain community in Pune, [...]
They wear Indian traditional clothes, don tilaks and can also recite the Navkar mantra - when a group of such Japanese nationals visited Gachchanath Manoharpritisurishwar Maharaj at Paldi, other devotees were left stunned. However, for the 'devotees' from Japan, it was nothing out of the ordinary, as they have adopted a number of Jain practices over [...]
Young Jains Share Insights from Parliament of the World’s Religions – Nikhil Bumb, Neal Daftary, Parth Savla, Priti Shah, and Sonali Vakharia.
Last October, almost three months ago now, roughly 10,000 people from over 70 countries and 30 religious and spiritual traditions attended the sixth Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake City, Utah - a five-day interfaith conference including 7 plenaries and over 1,000 smaller workshops and panels. The Parliament, founded in 1893 in Chicago, is [...]
Can a legislative chamber be used for purposes other than the sittings of the House? Does the chamber have a certain sanctity, as the seat of the highest representative body in the state, which is inviolable? These questions have arisen in the backdrop of a meeting of the Haryana assembly, which was addressed by Jain religious [...]
AHMEDABAD: Gaela Dennison-Leonard is a star student at Hamilton College, New York. She decided to learn about Jainism in the city. She has now adopted the practices of the religion and also intends to undertake the traditional fast during Samvatsari.According to the Hamilton College website, Gaela is a Thomas J. Watson Fellow for 2016-17 and has [...]