Posted: 15.04.2014
By Samani Satya Pragya
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] Sharing experience of success is always a great pleasure. As an itinerant on foot, Āchārya Tulsi encountered people belonging to different caste, profession, and faith. It was a great experience for people to talk to him in person. Here we undertake some of the notable experiences that elevate Anuvrat as well as its founder. We accolade...
Posted: 15.04.2014
By Samani Rohini Pragya
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] The philosophical foundation of Jainism is erected on the notion that the Soul is immortal, there is rebirth, Soul migrates as per one’s own deeds (karmas) and the Soul can attain emancipation. It is this knowledge that constitutes the path of emancipation. The concept of soul, rebirth and emancipation are metaphysical aspects of Jain...
Posted: 15.04.2014
By Prof. Dr. Katsuya Kodama
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] We are still witnessing a number of international and internal conflicts in many parts of the world. Conflicts have taken many lives in Asia too. The unstable situations in North Korea as well as Kashmir are still continuing nightmares. It has been proved an illusion that the end of cold war might bring the end of violence on both international...
Posted: 15.04.2014
By Prof. Dr. Young Ho Lee Jinwol
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] Introduction To me, the great lesson of India’s history is that genuine religious pluralism and toleration are achievable and, indeed, have been a historical fact… …The question is what the world can lean from India’s example. At present, we face the truly frightening risk of turning away from any openness and tolerance of differences...
Posted: 15.04.2014
By Dr. Gulab Kothari
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] Inaugural Session Today the world is frightened by violence, counter-violence and terrorism. We are surrounded by an environment of fear and peacelessness. Instead of controlling and disciplining the self, man’s tendency to control and dominate others is getting stronger and stronger. Human propensities such as blind race for power and...
Posted: 15.04.2014
By Dr. Gulab Kothari
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] There could be many reasons for violence in a person’s life, but the truth is that each one of us is materialistic to the core. We live in a long unending series of desires. Every moment, each sense brings in many new desires. All these desires reach the heart to analyze, synthesize and sense fresh desires or demands for more. These desires...
Posted: 14.04.2014
 
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Posted: 14.04.2014
 
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Posted: 14.04.2014
 
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Posted: 14.04.2014
By Francis Halder
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] Abstract Religious separations based on various faiths and its rituals are creating community dissidence at least in Indo-Pakistan-Bengal sub-continent. It is happening because we are very much within the customs of our own religion rather than its real meaning with real insights. Various religious demarcations in diverse religious-traditions;...
Posted: 14.04.2014
By Bharti Jain
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] In The Train ►Anuvrat As An Instrument Of Change For A Better World Anu means ‘small’ and vrat means ‘Vows’. So Anuvrat stands for ‘Small Vows’. To describe the world – for me my world is inside me. ‘I am’ is my world and this ‘I am’ is within me. And my journey of my world starts now. I think we have boarded the...
Posted: 14.04.2014
 
The Times Of India AHMEDABAD: The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), a community of world's leading astronomers and geophysicists, on Friday awarded its prestigious fellowship to Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) scientist Rajmal Jain. He is the only scientist on the Asian continent to be conferred the fellowship. Jain is professor at the astronomy and astrophysics division at the PRL. He led the...
Posted: 14.04.2014
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS Letter: April 13 2014 Shri Mahavirayanamah Respected ISJS Well Wisher, Sadar Jai Jinendra! At the outset I and ISJS wish a very happy Mahavira Jayanti to you and your family . May his teaching always guide us to happiness and success in all our ventures, be they worldly or trans-worldly. This year, your school is celebrating its T enth Anniversary of offering...
Posted: 14.04.2014
 
Jainworld 2013 Jewel of Jain World award was presented to Dr. Hampa Nagarajaiah, a well known Kannada Jain scholar by Jain World's senior advisory member Shri. Sunilsen Peramanu of Atlanta, USA at the Dharma Sabha conducted during Panchakalyanak Pratishta Mahotsav in Haveri, Karnataka State last month. Dr. Hampa Nagarajaiah was conferred 2013 Jewel of Jain World award for his vision and life time dedication to...
Posted: 14.04.2014
 
Vighyapati 02, 13th Apr to 19th Apr 2014
Posted: 13.04.2014
By Yuji Yahiro
8th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action [ICPNA] How To Live To Be Human Towards A World Of Peace Through Co-Prosperity The argument of true health, happiness, freedom and peace stands in close relation with the human state of mind. The mind cannot truly understand anything if we don’t do research in a scientific, philosophical and religious way. For all living being their own life...
Posted: 13.04.2014
 
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday greeted the nation on Mahavir Jayanti and urged the people to follow his path of "righteous action". In his message, Mukherjee said: "On the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all my countrymen and in particular, to the Jain community." "Lord Mahavira's message of peace and non-violence has enriched our...
Posted: 13.04.2014
 
Jainworld since 1996 Making Jainism Visible in the Digital Age News Letter Best wishes for Mahveer Jayanti Date: 13 April 2014 Send best wishes to friends using greeting card www.jainworld.com/greetings/mahaveer.asp Below are few topics about Bhagwan Mahaveer Tirthankar Bhagwan Mahaveer Tirthankar Bhagwan Mahaveer . Tirthankar Mahaveer was the last and the twenty-fourth Tirthankar of this epoch. There were...
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Kalanvali: 11.04.2014 Acharya Mahashraman Stayed Two Days at Kalanvali and Give Permission to Rekha Jindal for Diksha. News in Hindi
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Pali: 11.04.2014 Anuvrata Sanklap Yatra Reached Pali in Presence of Samani Nirmal Pragya. News in Hindi
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Beniwal: 10.04.2014 Acharya Mahashrman is Welcomed at Every Village of Punjab During Ahimsa Yatra. News in Hindi पंजाब के गाँव गाँव -शहर शहर में अहिंसा यात्रा का भव्य स्वागत पूज्य प्रवर धवल वाहिनी के साथ आज पंजाब के...
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Kolkata: 09.04.2014 Sadhvi Anima Shree with permission of Acharya Mahashraman give Darshan to Bhanvari Devi Lunia and after knowing her desire Santhara vow was given to her. News in Hindi आचार्य श्री महाश्रमण जी कि आज्ञा से साध्वीश्री अणिमा श्री जी ने दिनांक...
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Talvandi Sabo: 09.04.2014 Acharya Mahashraman reached first time in this village of Punjab. People were very happy to get him among them. News in Hindi आचार्य श्री महाश्रमण जी का आज पंजाब प्रान्त के तलवंडी साबो गाँव में पदार्पण हुआ । यह...
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Bagri: 09.04.2014 Sadhvi Vidhyavati told principal of Acharya Bhikshu is relevant even today. News in Hindi 'आचार्य भिक्षु के उपदेश आज भी प्रासंगिक'- साध्वी श्री विद्यावतीजी द्वितीय अभिनिष्क्रमण दिवस व आचार्य...
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Birganj: 07.04.2014 Workshop Held on Time Management and Tension Free Life in Presence of Samani Kamal Pragya. News in Hindi The Corporate Leaders Meet, Birgunj Nepal समय प्रबंधन और मानसिक तनाव विषय पर बोले समणी निर्देशिका कमलप्रज्ञा जी बी पी सी...
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Shillong: 07.04.2014 Anuvrata sanklap Yatra reached Shillong. District Commisoner showed green flag to start Yatra. Samani Jyoti Pragya and Samani Manas Pragya are leading Yatra. News in Hindi मुख्य अथिति District Commissioner श्री संजय गोयल ने हरी झंडी दिखाकर शिलोंग में...
Posted: 12.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Kolkata: 07.04.2014 Sadhvi Anima Shree and Sadhvi Dr. Mangal Pragya did sunday Pravachan at Rani Kothi, Singhi Kunj area. She inspired people to practise self control and discipline in life. Hundrens of people heard her with full attention. News in Hindi साध्वी श्री अणिमा श्री जी एवं साध्वी श्री...
Posted: 11.04.2014
 
Issue 2014 April, Note: If your browser shows font problems (you see only "garbadge"inside the pdf) - we recommend to download the pdf ["save as..." from context menu (right mouse click on image)]. After downloading - open saved pdf from your HD: The Acrobat reader will show all fonts correctly (normally). Sometimes you need special Hindi fonts installed on your PC... Normally they should be included in...
Posted: 11.04.2014
 
Invitation: Anuvrat International Conference New Delhi, India. 26th to 28th September 2014 Acharya Tulsi Birth Centenary Celebration The birth centenary of Acharya Tulsi ( www.acharyatulsi.in ), the IXth Head of Jain Shwetamber Terapanth is being celebrated from November 5, 2013 to October 25, 2014. Acharya Tulsi is also founder of Anuvrat Movement. Anu means atom & vrat means vows, Anuvrat meaning atomic or...
Posted: 11.04.2014
 
JVB Center has blessings from Acharya Shree Mahashramanji. JVB New Jersey Center has continuous presence of Adarniya Samanijis. This year center has guidance of Adarniya Samani Bhavit Pragyaji and Samani Sangh Pragyaji. Join us for Annual Spiritual Family Camp to be held from 13th - 15th June 2014 at Poconos, PA. The theme of the camp is : Let us Learn to Live The camp will be led by four distinguished...
Posted: 11.04.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Last Sunday, Samanijis started the lecture series on “ Veer Vikramaditya ”, who has been considered a hero in our ancient history. Samanijis spoke about the 6 qualities of a ture hero – 1) Bravery 2) Truthfulness 3) Respecting other people abilities 4) Remaining non-possessive 5) Not discriminating anyone on age & 6) Being Witty. We got to know that Vikramaditya...
Posted: 11.04.2014
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
After an elaborate analysis of the nature of reality, the question arises what can be the logical criterion of reality? In the Indian system of thought, the following four doctrines are found to have determined as the criterion of reality, viz. the doctrine of absolute permanence ( kevalanityatā or kūtasthanityatā ), the doctrine of absolute impermanence ( kevala-anityatā ), the doctrine of absolute...
Posted: 10.04.2014
By Editor Karuna Jain
Early afternoon of 12th January we arrived in Bangalore. Temperatures were at nice 26°C, in the middle of the recently constructed highway exotic plants were installed, and our destination, Karnataka Jain Bhavan, was in a distance of 40km from the airport into town, which we reached without any detour after a 90-minutes’ drive across the city grace to the excellent familiarity with all locations of the...
Posted: 10.04.2014
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
Hemachandra in his work Anyayogavachedikā quotes, kṛtapraṇaśākṛtakarmabhogaḥ bhavapramokṣa -s mṛtibha ṅ gadoṣān, upek ṣ ya sāk ṣ āt k ṣ aṇabha ṅ ga-micchan-naho! mahāsāhasikaḥ paraste . If one accepts absolute momentary nature of sat , then it will lead to the fault of loss of deeds, the fault of enjoyment of deeds not done, the fault of ruin of becoming, the fault of ruin of...
Posted: 09.04.2014
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
Kundkunda says, those who assert absolute permanence or dhrauvya nature of Reality, two types of transgressions may occur. Firstly, modes will cease. If modes are destroyed, then reality bereft of modes cannot exist at all. So the occasion of destruction of Reality may occur. Secondly the permanent nature of reality converts as impermanent, if we accept the absolute destruction of dhrauvya nature of reality. As...
Posted: 09.04.2014
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
Kundkunda says that those who assert mere cessation or destruction of Reality, two-fold transgressions may occur in that case. Firstly, there will be a lack of destruction at all, because the pot originates due to destruction of clay, i.e., if one accepts absolute destruction only, then lack of destruction will prove because destruction cannot take place bereft of origination. Secondly, the reality will cease...
Posted: 09.04.2014
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
Kundakunda comments, those who assert mere origination, two-fold transgressions will occur in that case. Firstly, no origination of any sort of effect will take place and secondly, there will be chance of origination of unreal. In brief, if only origination is accepted and no destruction, then there will be lack of cause of origination. As a pot cannot originate as an effect, likewise all the objects of the...
Posted: 09.04.2014
 
Pushpendra Muni [Hindi]: 2014.04.13 STGJG Udaipur - Mahaveer Jayanti 1 2014.04.13 STGJG Udaipur - Mahaveer Jayanti 2 2014.04.13 STGJG Udaipur - Mahaveer Jayanti 3
Posted: 08.04.2014
By Dr. M.B. Modi
This flyer is being published for free distribution on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti by Shri Arinjaya Jain, 3E. Green Park, Delhi. Readers are requested to please email/distribute this flyer to friends, media, students and Intellectuals, so that the world knows the contribution of Jain Shramans to development of science long before it was discovered in the west. This flyer logically and unambiguously...
Posted: 08.04.2014
 
Meditation is essential for order in life, There are many methods of meditation in vogue. The Jains have their own independent tradition. Dhyanayoga is important too, in present age. Training in meditation is getting popular with the younger generation. The attainments of meditation are amazing too, in spite of such attainments, there are very few people, who practice meditation regularly. There can be many...
Posted: 07.04.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, We are delighted to announce that Pravin K Shah, Chair of the JAINA Education Committee, is the latest recipient of the Jain Vegan Working Group's "Ahimsa in Action" award. We are also pleased to note that Young Jains UK has continued its commitment to raising awareness about cruelty to animals and promoting a vegan lifestyle, by publishing an excellent magazine on the theme of animals and...
Posted: 07.04.2014
 
Vighyapati 01, 6th Apr to 12th Apr 2014
Posted: 07.04.2014
 
Jeevan Vigyan e-Newsletter Science Of Living 2014.04 Jeevan Vigyan E-Newsletter 01 2014.04 Jeevan Vigyan E-Newsletter 02
Posted: 07.04.2014
 
Jeevan Vigyan e-Newsletter Science Of Living 2014.03 Jeevan Vigyan E-Newsletter 01 2014.03 Jeevan Vigyan E-Newsletter 02
Posted: 06.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Surat: 06.04.2014 Diksha given to Sua Devi Sanklecha in Santhara by Instruction of Acharya Mahashraman. She is mother of Muni Dinesh Kumar in worldly relation. She accepted Santhara few days ago and requested Acharya Mahashrman to give Diksha as she can complete third Manorath of Shrawak. Acharya Mahashramn gracefully accepted her desire and instructed Sadhvi Kailashvati to give...
Posted: 06.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Guwahati: 05.04.2014 Anuvrata Sanklap Yatra Programme in Presence of Samani Jyoti Pragya and Samani Manas Pragya. News in Hindi गुवाहाटी ४ अप्रैल। अणुव्रत संकल्प यात्रा के अंतर्गत आज शांति साधना आश्रम में समणी निर्देशिका...
Posted: 06.04.2014
 
ShortNews in English Guwahati: 03.04.2014 Anuvrat Sankalp Yatra Program on 3rd April at Guwahati: Governor of Assam J.B.Patnaik Accepted Vow of Anuvrata in Presence of Samani Jyoti Pragya and Samani Manan Pragya. News in Hindi Anuvrat Sankalp Yatra Program om 3rd April at Guwahati Samni Nirdeshika Jyotipragyaji and Samni Manaspragyaji Program organised at Terapanth Bhawan. Chief Guest Sri J. B...
Posted: 05.04.2014
 
Ahimsa Times Let Mahavir Jayanti be the day to recon the world of human consciousness and its enlightenment. We cannot reduce violence without inculcating consciousness of friendship and togetherness. We cannot remove hunger unless we have self imposed limits to accumulate material wealth. If we keep all the facts as well as the issues on table and then try to find a solution and then when statue of Lord...
Posted: 04.04.2014
 
Anuvrat Patrika 2014.04
Posted: 04.04.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Samanijis would be starting their weekly lecture series on “ Veer Vikramaditya – Secret of heroic Achievements ” from coming Sunday, April 6th at 10.30 AM. Sunday sessions will include prayer, meditation and pravachan and will be called as "Gyan-Sabha" . Come to enjoy this tranquil and powerful experience in the unique Pyramid hall. We had a very interesting and...
Posted: 04.04.2014
 
Acharya Tulsi Memorial Lecture Lecturer: Satish Kumar (Schumacher College) Organizers: JVBU & SOAS Date: 26 April 2014 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Venue: London, SOAS, Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre Flyer:
Posted: 04.04.2014
 
Jalgaon, 30.03.2014 Public function was held at Natwar Theatre. Samani Sharda Pragya explained one by one all eleven points of Anuvrata Code of Conduct. Mahila Mandal presented Anuvrata Song. Samani Ratna Pragya also spoke in function and presented song. Secretary of Sabha Manoj Surana welcomed all and give information about Anuvrata Sanklap Yatra. Function was compeered by Thakarmal Sethia. 2014.03.30 JALGAON -...
Posted: 03.04.2014
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
Jain ācāryas have cited different types of novel and living examples for showing the inter-relation of utpāda-vyaya-dhrauvya nature of sat. The very common example of ancient time is of pitcher, clay, and mudness, which is already mentioned earlier as used by Kundakunda in his Pravacanasāra text, by Akalaṁka in Tatvārtharājavārtika and by Devanandi in his work of Sarvārthasiddhi. Ācārya Kundakunda...
Posted: 03.04.2014
By Editor Karuna Jain
The morning of 9th January Shivani Bothra picked us up and took us to the Bothra family’s home by car. We looked forward to relaxing days with our friends. Only when we had recovered by sleeping until lunch we got aware that the days behind us were not only eventful, but also tiring. We knew all members of the Bothra household from former stays, four years ago was the last. In the meantime Shivani Bothra had...

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