21.09.2014 ►Delhi ►First Ever Meeting Of Jain Digambar Saints In Model Town

Posted: 15.01.2015
First ever meeting of Jain Munis, Sadhus and Sadhvis in Model Town (Delhi) on September 21, 2014 as part of World Jain Unity Conference and Kshamavani observation of Delhi Jains. Paryushan Parva is the most important festival for all Jains, both Swetambar and Digambar. The festival is around August / September months. Shwetambar Jains observe for 8 days and the Digambar Jains for 10 days corresponding 10...

Ahimsa Times 167, 2014-07

Posted: 01.07.2014
Ahimsa Times माटी से माटी मिले, खो के सभी निशान किस में कितना कौन है, कैसे हो पहचान निदा फ़ाज़ली When you become one with the earth, you lose all signs of uniqueness. It becomes impossible to distinguish the dust of one person from that of another. The poet reminds us to wake up to the...

Kolkata Chaturmas 2006 - Start & Inauguration Of New Hall

Posted: 11.07.2006
By Editor Aparigraha Jain, Editor Carla Geerdes
Chaturmas is important for all followers of Jain religion. It gives opportunities to do Sadhana more carefully, as during this period of 4 months, monks and nuns are staying at one place and can give good training to lay followers. The four months are called Savan, Bhadava, Asoj and Kati. The first two months are often used for Tap; Tap is traditionally done for the purification of the soul. It varies from one...