Structure and Contents

Posted: 02.01.2019
 
Ācārā ṅ ga is the first and foremost text among the a ṅ ga literature. It is divided in two Śrutaskandhas (broad sections), twenty five chapters, eighty five sub topics, eighty five sub-sections of sub topics, eighteen thousand padas (verses), numerable letters, infinite meanings and infinite modes. This text deals specifically with the purity in the codes of conduct of a Jain...

First Pātaliputra Vācana (Synod held at Pataliputra city)

Posted: 22.12.2018
 
After the 160 years of the salvation of Lord Mahavira, there had been a terrible draught in Pataliputra for almost twelve years. The shramana (Jain monk) group surviving there got disintegrated. After the drought, the monks who had migrated regathered in Pataliputra. Eleven a ṅ gas were compiled there but the twelfth aṅga D ṛṣṭ ivāda was forgotten by everyone except Bhadrabahu Swami. Acharya...

Jain eLibrary ►Monthly Update ►2017.10

Posted: 11.11.2017
 
Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Education Committee Jain eLibrary Namaste & Jai Jinendra, We thank all our readers for continuing to use our website and spreading a good word around. We are always in search of volunteers who can help us with various new activity related to Jainism & eLibrary. We did get few interested and would like to get more volunteers who can dedicate upto 4hrs a week...

20.09.2017 ►Acharya Shri VidyaSagar Ji Maharaj ke bhakt ►News

Posted: 20.09.2017
 
Update Video Proud to be Bhartiye.. watch & #share भारत को कोई झुका नहीं सकता था.. अगर आप संकल्प लेंगे तो काम क्यों नहीं होगा? स्वाभिमान जाग्रत करो.. इतिहास पढो.. पहले हर चीज़ में management था.. खूब...

23.08.2017 ►JCSC ►Paryushan & Das Lakshana Mahaparv 2017

Posted: 23.08.2017
 
Jain Center of Southern California Paryushan & Das Lakshana Mahaparv 2017 Jain festivals are characterized by both internal and external celebrations. The internal celebration is through praying and expressing devotion to Jinas, practicing meditation, spiritual studies, and renunciation. Paryushan and Das Lakshana are important Jain festivals. It happens during late August / September commencing on...

18.08.2017 ►JCSC ►Paryushan & Das Lakshana Mahaparv 2017

Posted: 18.08.2017
 
Jain Center of Southern California Paryushan & Das Lakshana Mahaparv 2017 Jain festivals are characterized by both internal and external celebrations. The internal celebration is through praying and expressing devotion to Jinas, practicing meditation, spiritual studies, and renunciation. Paryushan and Das Lakshana are important Jain festivals. It happens during late August / September commencing on...

2017.02.17 ►Ahimsa Yatra ►Video Message

Posted: 17.02.2017
 
Ahimsa Yatra of Acharya Mahashraman Video: Bhadrapur 17.02.2017 Ahimsa Yatra reached at the holy land of Acharya Bhadrabahuswami's industriousness, Bhadrapur (Nepal) today. A huge number of lay followers offered their adoration in the holy feet of His Holiness Acharya Mahashraman, accompanied the Vihar and engrossed in the Prime. His Holiness Acharya Mahashraman preached in today's Prime Sermon that, one...

Jaina Education ►eLibrary ►Commonly Downloaded PARYUSHAN Files

Posted: 06.09.2016
 
Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Education Committee Commonly Downloaded PARYUSHAN Files: Sr No Book Name Language Author Book Index Docx Book Index PDF Total Pages Standard Resolution File High Resolution File Word / Docx file 320010 English Pratikraman Introduction for English Speaking Jains English Mayur and Rita Lodaya (Speaker), Mayur and Rita Lodaya (Speaker) 1 MB 32 30 MB...

17.01.2016 ►Shravana Belagola ►Sadhvis Visited the World Famous Jain Pilgrim

Posted: 19.01.2016
 
Shravana Belagola: 17.01.2016 Sadhvi Pragya Shree with her group of 4 sadhvis visited the world famous Jain Tirth (Jain Pilgrim) Shravana Belagola, Karnataka. They viewed 57ft tall statue of Lord Bahubali and also went to the mausoleum of the last Shrut Kevali (one who knows all scriptures) Acharya Bhadrabahuswami at Bhadrabahu Gufa (Cave), Chandragiri. Shravana Belagola 57ft tall statue of Lord Bahubali Sadhvi...

Significance of Deepawali in Jainism

Posted: 09.11.2015
By Dr. M.C. Jain
The word "Diwali" is a corruption of the Sanskrit word "Deepavali" (also transliterated as "Dipavali"). Deepa/dipa means "light of the dharma", and avali means "a continuous line". The more literal translation is "rows of clay lamps". Diwali is one of the most popular and colorful festivals in India. Better known as Deepavali or the festival of lights, Diwali is a nocturnal celebration embraced by Hindus,...