Posted: 27.05.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog The following post is based on Acharya shree’s book nirvichaar ki or Three kinds of lifestyles ( jeevanshaili ) exist: 1. Padarthpeksh jeevanshaili- matter bound lifestyle 2. Atmapeksh jeevanshaili - soul bound life 3. Ubhyapeksh jeevanshaili The first kind entails a person to regard the world of matter as everything. People living such lifestyles believe that the essence of life is...
Posted: 22.05.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog Thought: The Informer With the wind, fragrance comes and so does foul smell. In reality there is neither fragrance with the wind nor foul smell. Now let us observe an example of a real situation-A lot of good thoughts are coming in someone’s mind. He is being happy, thinking what a good day today, such good thoughts my way. In the evening the same man is experiencing a rush of bad...
Posted: 08.05.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog (This is a translated part of Acharya Mahapragya’s book “Nirvichaar Ki Or”) The Maze of Thoughts Thoughts cause one to wander. When a man enters a maze, he gets lost at every step. He is unable to find a way out of it. The maze of thoughts similarly, is so huge that if one gets lost in it, it is not easy to get out of it. A blind man once entered a vastly spread four walled...
Posted: 03.05.2016
03.05.2016 7th Mahaprayan Day of Acharya Mahaprajna Jainism’s Golden Sun Sets Please send your contribution by email to 99 Acharya Dr. Shiv Muni Ji Maharaj Acharya Dr. Shiv Muni Ji Maharaj, head of the Shwetambar Sthanakwasi Shraman Sangh paid rich tributes to late Acharya Shri Mahapragya, head of Shwetambar Terapanth sect. He said, the real tribute to him would be only to follow his...
Posted: 29.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog (This post a translated part of Acharya shree’s book: Sukh Ka Stotra Kahan) A group of students sat under the tutelage of an Acharya. Dashvaikalik Sutra was being studied.The group came upon a sentence- “पढमं नाणं तओ दया” - first knowledge, then compassion/non-violence or in other words a righteous conduct. Hearing this, a student asked “Gurudev! We have...
Posted: 27.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog This is a translated part of Acharya Shree’s hindi book: Sukh Ka Stotra Kahan Matter - Source of Happiness & Sorrow? In our world we attribute our happiness to external sources. Somethings or people seem to promise happiness while some seem to promise sorrow. Based on this notion, people put in their efforts to collect large amount of things of the former category and ignore things of...
Posted: 22.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog The following is a translated part of Acharya shree’s book Sukh Ka Stotra Kahan In our world. there is no one who has not experienced happiness and sadness. People want the former. Nobody wants the latter. If we get a desirable thing or situation. then its okay but when we get an undesirable thing. sorrow comes up and the question arises - from where did it come forth? From where...
Posted: 18.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog This is a translated part of Acharya Mahapragya’s book Ateet ko pado, bhavishye ko dekho Who is free and who is bonded? We cannot say we are completely free. We can also not say we are completely bonded. Both are relative terms. We are both,free and bonded. Time, one’s nature, karma and destiny - these elements cause bondage while consciousness which is the basis of existence, makes...
Posted: 10.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog The following post is a translated part of Acharya Mahapragya’s book Atit Ko Pado, Bhavishaya Ko Dekho Is it possible to become free of the past? What is the upaaya or way towards it? The one who does not know the way cannot solve the problem. Apaya means obstruction or vighn. Man wants to leave the obstruction but without knowing the upaaya or remedy one cannot overcome it. For every...
Posted: 08.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog This post is a translated part of Acharya Mahapragya’s book Ateet Ko Pado, Bhavishya Ko Dekho The purpose of meditation is to go from the gross to the subtle. The findings of truths and rules working at the subtle level increases our knowledge which can change a man’s behavior and character. Knowing the rules is very necessary. The ones who have tried to know them have taken support...
Posted: 07.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog Building a New Life (Naye jeevan ka nirmaan) (2/2) (This post is based on Acharya Mahapragya’s book Naye Jeevan Ka Nirmaan) In our world, the law of life is that something is created and something is destroyed. In nature, a lot of matter is created and destroyed. So is true for the human world. So many people come and go. It is a continuous flow. Life is a flow too. The flow of life is...
Posted: 06.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog Building a New Life (Naye jeevan ka nirmaan) (1/2) (This post is based on Acharya Mahapragya’s book Naye Jeevan Ka Nirmaan) Today’s period is of science and technology. A technological period means - A period of energy. Technology exists because of energy. If energy finishes, so will technology. A human being is a source of energy. A human is a prani or pranawala - one who has prana...
Posted: 05.04.2016
Acharya Mahapragya Blog Anger Management - A Jain Perspective (The following post is based on Acharya Mahapragya’s book “Kyun Ata Hai Krodh”) Anger is created in the head and is controlled by the head. According to karmashastra there are two bhaavs within us - audayik bhaav, which motivates greed, anger and egoism; and kshayopashamik bhaav , which controls these and leads us to the path of non - violence...
Posted: 05.10.2015
Audio Acharya Mahapragya speaking for avoiding ego
Posted: 08.02.2014
Acharya Mahaprajna - Mahavir Jayanti Video ►28.03.2010 ►Acharya Mahaprajna ►Mahavir Jayanti
Posted: 04.02.2014
Acharya Mahapragya Lectures English subtitles Video:
Posted: 04.02.2014
Acharya Mahapragya Lectures English subtitles Video:
Posted: 24.01.2014
Acharya Mahapragya Lectures Video:
Posted: 24.01.2014
Acharya Mahapragya Lectures Video:
Posted: 24.01.2014
Acharya Mahapragya Lectures Video: अध्यात्म के रहस्य (महाप्रज्ञ प्रवचनमाला)
Posted: 19.08.2013
Bhakti Sagartv ►Acharya Mahapragya Acharya Mahapragya (Mahapragyaji, Mahaprajna) is an Indian Jainist monk and acharya, leader of the Swetembar Terapanth group.[1] He runs a project called Ahimsa Yatra to promote Ahimsa, an Indian concept of non-violence.[2] In 1995 he succeeded Acharya Tulsi as leader of the Anuvrat Movement.[3] At the age of ten he became a monk and studied History, Philosophy, Logic, and...
Posted: 09.04.2013
Acharya Mahapragya Acharya Shri Mahapragya (आचार्य महाप्रज्ञ)(14 June 1920 -- 9 May 2010) was the tenth Acharya, supreme head of the Svetambar Terapanth sect of Jainism. Mahapragya was a highly venerable saint, yogi, spiritual leader, philosopher, author, orator, poet.... Video:
Posted: 28.03.2013
Ahimsa Yatra of Acharya Mahaprajna On 5th day of December, 2001, Acharya Shree Mahapragya started his Ahimsa Yatra (Journey of Non-violence) from Sujangarh (Rajasthan), which completed on 14th day of December 2008 in Sujangarh only. During this Ahimsa Yatra, when Acharya Mahapragya was journeying into Sivanchi-Malani area of Rajasthan in 2001-02, at the same time in Gujarat (India) was under immense violence...
Posted: 20.05.2012
Preksha Meditation session by H.H. Acharya Shree Mahapragya. This session was conducted in Surat, India 2003 during the International Preksha Meditation Camp. Video 1/2 This is the first part of the half hour meditation session. This part includes Kayotsarg and Perception of Deep Breathing. Please see the second part as well for complete meditation. Video 2/2 This part includes perception of...
Posted: 13.04.2012
Audio Mangal Path by Acharya Shree Mahapragya
Posted: 13.04.2012
Audio Last Pravachan of Acharya Mahapragyaji
Posted: 03.01.2012
India Limited HarperCollins India and Jain Vishva Bharati present Transform Your Self Finding Stability in an Unstable World by Acharya Mahapragya on Sunday, 18 December 2011,4.00 p.m. at Commission Room, FICCI, 3rd floor, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi 110001 Shri Kapil Sibal, Minister of Human Resources Development and Minister of Communications & /Twill release the book Speakers Muni Jai Kumar ji,...
Posted: 05.05.2011
click photo to enlarge :Acharya Mahaprajna with his 'White Team', 'blessing the nature' at a Gujarat village.
Posted: 28.04.2011
By Dr. Nirmal Baid
PPT: Acharya Mahapragya Shradhanjali Powerpoint Presentation download
Posted: 26.04.2011
Tribute of Acharya Mahashraman on the 1st death anniversary of Acharya Mahapragya: A sun, who spread the light of the knowledge to many, A cloud, who rained 'Anukampa' on masses, A Moon, who provided the coldness of relaxation, An ocean, which has the depth of philosophy, A chapter of the age, which got written and completed Disappeared an year ago. Acharya Mahapragnya is now a subject of history. He served...
Posted: 06.03.2011
20.04.1989, Ladnun, Rajasthan, India Yuvacharya Shree Mahapragya's discourse on Art of Dying. Living life with awareness, seeing death with awareness. Introduction: Acharya Tulsi Language: Hindi, Topic: "Mrityu ka darshan: Samadhikaran" Videography: Amrit Vani, Ladnun full video: 55:36 min : Vimeo including Introduction by Acharya Tulsi Lecture only - in 3 parts: Philosophy of Death -...
Posted: 14.02.2011
| February 12, 2011 | Jain Song: Gurudev Daya kar ke Mujhko Apna lena... Dedicated to His Holiness Acharya Shri Mahapragya Guru Prayer - Acharya Shree Mahapragya
Posted: 19.01.2011
Chaitya Purush Jag Jaye - Song by Acharya Mahapragya This song is written by Acharya Mahapragya dedicated to Acharya Bhikshu. It's a prayer to awaken the inner consciousness. Acharya Shree Mahapragya wrote this song for his mother Sadhvi Shree Baluji, who was also a Jain nun, when she was on her death bed. This prayer beautifully encapsulates powerful Mantra and spirituality and is itself a Mantra. According to...
Posted: 10.01.2011
17.05.1989, Ladnun, Rajasthan, India. Acharya Tulsi Yuvacharya Mahapragya Acharya Mahapragya on Deep Breathing 1/6 Yogakshema Varsha, Acharya Shree Mahapragya's discourse on practice and advantages of Deep Breathing. Language: Hindi Acharya Mahapragya on Deep Breathing 2/6 Acharya Mahapragya on Deep Breathing 3/6 Acharya Mahapragya on Deep Breathing 4/6 Acharya Mahapragya on Deep Breathing 5/6...
Posted: 02.01.2011
Acharya Mahaprajna New Year Message 2010 The video:
Posted: 16.12.2010
By Prof. J.P.N. Mishra
Comments on the Book "Jo Sahta Hai Wahi Rahta Hai" We are our real mentors. Everyone of us is responsible for what happens in our life, whether best or worst, our every thought lays the foundation of our future. In fact what we believe about ourself becomes true for us. These fundamental principles of life create the situations in life, which decide whether one will rise or fall down. The book "Jo sahta hai...
Posted: 02.10.2010
2003 Ahimsa Yatra in the States of Gujarat and Maharashtra Acharya Shree Mahapragya, Yuvacharya Mahashraman & Sadhvi Pramukha Mahashramani Kanakprabha, along with Jain monks, nuns and followers reaching out to masses to spread message of peace and non violence. Meeting Acharya Shree Mahapragya and supporting the mission of Ahimsa Yatra: President of India APJ Abdul Kalam, Vice President Bhairaw Singh Sekhavat,...
Posted: 02.10.2010
Delhi, 27 Jun 2005 Acharya Shri Mahapragya's Ahimsa yatra arrived Delhi at Adhyatma Sadhana Kendra. A warm welcome in Delhi by state's Chief Minister Sheel Dixit, Ex-Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and representatives of various religions and communities. Acharya Shri held the Chaturmas of 2005 at Delhi. Video also features the song: "Dashma Acharaj Mhane" Video
Posted: 12.09.2010
Acharya Shree Mahapragya's discourse on Preksha Meditation and Emotional Health 1st International Preksha Meditation Camp Ahmedabad October 2002 Language: Hindi. Camp was organised at Preksha Vishva Bharati, Koba in Ahmedabad. ►6 of 6 videos 1 2 3 4 5 6
Posted: 23.08.2010
Acharya Mahapragya - Guru Prayer Acharya Mahapragya - Guru Prayer Lyrics: Acharya Mahaprajna Voice: Samani Punya Pragya Music: Pandit Dinesh Album: Preksha Path Of Peace Courtesy: JVB London
Posted: 13.08.2010
Dr. Dhanwant Shah is editor of Gujarati magazine Prabudh Jivan . Original Gujarati editorial and some parts are translated by Muni Jayant Kumar in Hindi: In Hindi:
Posted: 31.07.2010
By Dr. Leo Rebello
Acharya Mahapragya (14 June 1920 - 9 May 2010) was the tenth Acharya, chief pontiff, of Jain Swetambar Terapanth. I first met him in Rajasthan, some 10 years ago, when I had gone there with my family. Since then, I met him atleast six times and shared platform with him in Delhi and Mumbai conferences. He knew my work in the field of Holistic Healing and Sarva Dharma Samabhav and spoke glowingly about it, which...
Posted: 04.07.2010
Acharya Dr. Shiv Muni Ji Maharaj, head of the Shwetambar Sthanakwasi Shraman Sangh paid rich tributes to late Acharya Shri Mahapragya, head of Shwetambar Terapanth sect. He said, the real tribute to him would be only to follow his ideals and philosophy. Devlok Gaman of Shri Mahapragya has been a irreparable loss to the entire Jain society. He expressed his homage to the Acharya on behalf of the entire Vardhman...
Posted: 02.07.2010
Verses on His Holiness Acharya Shree Mahapragya Ji. Written by Acharya Shree Mahashraman Ji in Sanskrit. Sung by ShramaniJis. Mahapragya Ashtakam
Posted: 24.06.2010
Acharya Mahaprajna left his body. 09.05.2010, evening Sardarsahar, Rajasthan, India
Posted: 18.06.2010
Institute Of Jainology OBITUARY ACHARYA SHRI MAHAPRAGYA (14TH JUNE 1920 - 9TH MAY 2010) HEAD OF THE JAIN SHVETAMBARA TERAPANTH SANGH Acharya Mahapragya, the 10th Acharya (sage) and supreme head of the Jain Swetambar Terapanth community, died following a cardiac arrest at Sardarshahar in Churu district of Rajasthan on Sunday 9, May, 2010. He was 90. Acharyashri was appointed as the head of the Jain Shvetambara...
Posted: 17.06.2010
Jain Cultural Center Antwerp Acharya Mahapragya Memorial Assembly At Provincie House Auditorium Antwerp, Belgium On Friday 18/06/10 - 18:30 hrs 10th Acharya of Jain Terapanth, Shree Mahapragyaji left for his heavenly abode on 09/05/10 at Sardarsahar, Rajasthan. For his exceptional contribution to peace and harmony, international and national organisations honoured him with titles and awards such as: Indira...
Posted: 10.06.2010
By R.K. Bengani
One month has passed since Pujya Gurudev Acharya Shri Mahaprajnaji left his gross body for heavenly abode. I was stunned to hear the news. After the first call, the phone just did not stop ringing. Too many people were trying to spread / confirm the news, which was really shocking and simply unbelievable. That afternoon, I was app. 40km away from my office. Luckily, I had help at hand who could drive me back to...
Posted: 01.06.2010
By Karyna Do Monte
“Seek Truth Yourself” - Bhagwan Mahavira His Holiness Acharya Mahapragya surpassed his role as the tenth supreme spiritual leader to the Terapanth Jains and contributed an integral part in the legacy for non-violence founded by his predecessor, Acharya Ganadhipati Tulsi. While Tulsi intuited the fast changes towards an increasingly globalized world and strived to place the Terapanth community on the...

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