23 ►Emotional Health: Third Component of Healthy Life

Posted: 28.10.2019
 
A puppet-show was on in the village. The children had forgotten about eating their food and were engrossed in watching the show. Even the young and the elderly people formed part of the audience. The puppets were dancing and singing. They were talking with each other. They were also quarrelling and doing many others things. The audience was fascinated, wondering how these life­less puppets, made of wood and...

62 ►Two Brothers Should Meet

Posted: 30.09.2019
 
The great scientist Albert Einstein was asked a question, "Science has freed man from physical labour, provided all types of conveniences, still why has he not found happiness?" Einstein replied, "Man did not make judicious use of science." The world is dazzled by the progress of science. Now doors of progress are continuously opening. At every new stage, a new direction is being given to the progress of...

12.05.01 ►Dharmadhyana (Contemplation)

Posted: 14.07.2018
 
Contemplation is useful for everyone, including scientists, scholars and spiritualists. It helps to know the properties of both the soul and matter. Traditionally, some scholars limit dharmadhyana to exploring only the soul, to the exclusion of science. However, this is a narrow view of contemplation. Gatha 55 of the Vrihad-Dravya Samgraha says that when a monk is contemplating an object and becomes one with...

11.02.04 ►Mind and Matter as Dual Aspects

Posted: 06.07.2018
 
Bohm and Hiley Several decades ago David Bohm pointed out many striking similarities between the behavior of our thought processes and that of some quantum processes. For example, while entertaining a vague train of thought, the act of concentrating on one in order to bring it into better focus, changes the original sequence. Like electrons governed by Heisenberg's, uncertainty principle, which are never the...

11.01 ►Introduction

Posted: 01.07.2018
 
Quantum mechanics is a more fundamental theory than Newtonian mechanics and classical electromagnetism, in the sense that it provides accurate and precise descriptions for many phenomena these "classical" theories simply cannot explain on the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum mechanics was initially developed to explain the atom, especially the spectra of light emitted by different atomic species. The quantum...

11.06.2018 ►Acharya Shri VidyaSagar Ji Maharaj ke bhakt ►News

Posted: 11.06.2018
 
News in Hindi ऐसा रहन-सहन जिसकी नीव अहिंसा पर हो! यही मतलब खादी का आजादी से पहले था, यह आज भी है। मुझे आज भी इसका जरा भी शक नहीं की हमें वह आजादी हासिल करना है,जिसे...

Foreword

Posted: 20.03.2018
 
My friend, Dr. Narayan Lal Kachhara, has devoted many years to the study of the soul/consciousness from the modern as well as ancient perspectives. The outcome of his study in the form of this book entitled Living Systems in Jainism: A Scientific Study looks interesting and highly valuable. I am thankful to Dr. Kachhara for his invitation to write a detailed Foreword. In response, I thought that I should try to...

Opinions of Scholars

Posted: 19.03.2018
 
It is a pleasure to write about this book, entitled Living System in Jainism: A Scientific Study by Dr. Narayan Lal Kachhara. The book is one of the sincere attempts to interlock the two eras: one the ancient and other the modern, one with enormous faith and other with speculation, one with super-empirical and other with empirical evidence. Einstein once said that religion without science is lame and science...

8 ►References

Posted: 09.03.2018
 
Preface "Kya Vidyut Sachit Teukaya Hai?", Prof. Muni Mahendra Kumar, Jain Vishva Bharati, Ladnun, 2004 Chapter 1 "Anant Shakti Sampanna Paramanu Se Lekar Parmatman", Acharya Kanaknandhi, Dharam Darshan Sodh Samsthan, 2004 "Microcosmology", Atom in Jain Philosophy & Modern Science", Late J.S.Zaveri and Muni Mahendra Kumar, Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Ladnun, Third Edition, 1995 "Primer of Jain Principles...

7.6 Darwin's Theory of Evolution and Human Civilization

Posted: 02.03.2018
 
The advancement of science and technology of the modern era is generally considered synonym to advancement of civilization. But the historical and archeological evidences are contrary to this belief. With more and more research it is becoming clear that ancient civilization was highly advanced in respect of science, technology, industry, trade, air travel, civil structure, architecture and spirituality. Pandit...