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: 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: 31.12.2009
 
The wheel of time is moving at its own natural speed incessantly. Year 2009 is about to pass leading to bright dawn of 2010, heralding new optimism, hope, prosperity and peace. Human being, the most intelligent life in this Universe, must ponder on how to use time effectively - how to live, how to develop peaceful environment. World faced various problems including problem of economic recession; problem of...
Posted: 25.07.2009
By Bal Patil
I have pleasure in attaching a document on ACHARYA MAHAPRAGYA’S APPEAL for National Jain Unity particularly in the context of his appeal to “Jain scholars for historical study of Jain religion in the 21st century and that Indian scholars have written very little on Jain darshana. Some scholars have written in short. Even in these no reliable sources are used. This is not only a deficiency of the Indian...
Posted: 01.07.2009
By Dr. Sadhvi Yogkshem Prabha
H.H. Acharya Mahaprajna ACHARYA MAHAPRAGYA’s life is a blend of radiance and asceticism. His facial expression is enlightened with spiritual knowledge. In his heart flows, a stream of peace and kindness due to his high-ranking asceticism. His inner conscious is like a vast sea of eternal peace and bliss. All belongs to him, as none is a stranger to him. He has immense ability to compare all living beings with...
Posted: 18.06.2009
By Samani Satya Pragya
H.H. Acharya Mahaprajna A Dynamic Existence: Acharya Shree Mahaprajna Occasions are occasional. They become a symbol of inspiration, adornment and cultivation. They bring a new shift in one’s life. We are celebrating today the pious occasion of H.H. Acharya Shree Mahaprajna’s birthday. A few births on this earth take place with special goals. Nature wants to accomplish her target by such births. H.H...
Posted: 31.12.2008
 
ARHAM NEW YEAR'S MESSAGE We Welcome New Year. People visit their places of worship, pray for blessings and desire for success. Next day one forgets it all. The year hands over its legacy, knowledge to the subsequent year. Few of the experiences and knowledge learnt are enormous while others may not be. It is definitely a matter of satisfaction that the general awareness of environmental issues has increased. At...
Posted: 24.12.2008
By Acharya Mahaprajna
“New year is welcomed everywhere. People go to their auspicious places and wishes for success and blessings for year. Each passing year handover its heritage to the coming fresh year. This passing has its own reward and drawback. Globe has been vigilant towards the environmental problem, this is good forward move. But the pace with which this is moving towards the solution is not satisfactory. World has came...
Posted: 17.10.2008
By Mahima Sethia
Jaipur, 17 October 2008 Ahimsa Yatra Initiator H.H. Acharya Mahapragya is awarded with IOJ. Ahimsa Award 2008 at House of Commons, London. 15 October is celebrated as “Ahimsa Day” at House of Commons with the aim of worldwide spreading the Jain Philosophy, Literature & culture for human welfare.The chief guest of function was U.K.'s UNICEF Head Lord Puttan. Institute Of Jainology Ahimsa Award...
Posted: 14.10.2008
By Mahima Sethia
International I.O.J Ahimsa Award for 2008 will be given to Ahimsa Yatra Originator H.H. Acharya Mahapragya. Every year Institute of Jainology, London honored an extra ordinary personality who has contributed to the Non-Violence through constructive works, writings and by other means of promotion. Chief Secretary of IOJ Shri Harshad Sangrajaka told this decision of Board of Governors of organization and said...
Posted: 07.10.2008
By Dr. Rudi Jansma, Sanjeev Bothra, Shivani Bothra
The Book 5 October 2008, Jaipur, 11.00 AM, Anuvibha Kendra, Jaipur, India Launch of the book Happy and Harmonious Familyby Āchārya Mahāpragya, Translated by Mukyā Niyojikā Sadhvī Vishrut Vibhā Concept, typography, design, layout and illustrations by Sanjeev Bothra, Appropriate Design, Jaipur. About the design: If you open the front page and the following pages you find a particular flower-like...
Posted: 06.10.2008
By Dr. Anil Dhar
JAIN VISHVA BHARATI UNIVERSITY History has witnessed several enlightened persons, who have devoted their lives for the upliftment of mankind. Acharya Mahaprajna, a versatile personality, has measured an area of over 1 lakh kms on foot to provide Nonviolence and National integrity a more comprehensive and in-depth outlook. Over the centuries, philosophers and intellectuals have appeared on this planet, who have...
Posted: 06.10.2008
By Dr. Rudi Jansma, Sanjeev Bothra, Shivani Bothra
The Event 5 October 2008, Jaipur, 11.00 AM, Anuvibha Kendra, Jaipur, India Launch of the book Happy and Harmonious Familyby Āchārya Mahāpragya, Translated by Mukyā Niyojikā Sadhvī Vishrut Vibhā Concept, typography, design, layout and illustrations by Sanjeev Bothra, Appropriate Design, Jaipur. The program on this sunny Sunday morning started with a brief introduction by the coordinator of the...
Posted: 26.09.2008
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
JAIN VISHVA BHARATI UNIVERSITY The study of philosophy is the continuous process of quest for truth. In this non-stopping journey of development of thoughts great philosophers contributed a lot by their novel thoughts and enriched the world of philosophy. Efforts will be made to highlight the philosophical thoughts envisaged by the 21st century's great philosopher Ācārya Mahāprajña. Mahāprajña's...
Posted: 24.05.2008
By Acharya Mahaprajna
JAIN VISHVA BHARATI UNIVERSITY World Congress of Philosophy “Rethinking Philosophy Today”, Seoul, South Korea, July 30 to August 5, 2008 Substance has infinite modes. The figure of known modes is limited. Therefore, the field of philosophy is infinite. Truth is not confined to what is already known. Truth is not all that we know today. Known truth is simply a small island in the vast ocean of unknown ones...
Posted: 06.01.2008
 
AcharyaShri Mahapragyaji had come to the residence of Ashok Bapna in Udaipur on 26th November 2007 at 9:00 a.m. and addressed the audience. Students of 10th & 12th standard of Vidya Bhawan School along with other colleagues from different walks of life. After the brief presentation of AcharyaShri, Kishan Muni took a class of student on Prekshadhyan'. The programme turned out to be very educative, fruitful...
Posted: 27.10.2006
By Acharya Mahaprajna
T he non-violent Jain tradition attaches utmost importance to an individual’s emotional competence as the key to success is his life. It does not ignore the intellectual side too and pleads for a balanced developments of both the right and the left parts of the human brain. In order to enhance a manager’s emotional competence as well as intellect I consider the following seven principles vitally significant...
Posted: 13.10.2006
By Acharya Mahaprajna
According to Jain philosophy, non-violence, sociability, compassion and peaceful co-existence are the forms of love par excellence. In the context of worldly affairs, the meaning of the word ‘love’ is the feeling of attachment to and affection for the body or material objects. We can trace out the source of compatibility between worldly attachment and renunciation by keeping in view the philosophy of...
Posted: 11.09.2005
 
A short introduction in who is who. The Signatories Of The Surat Spiritual Declaration [[for article click here]]
Posted: 08.06.2005
By Acharya Mahaprajna
The educated groups of society are mainly influenced by thinking in terms of economic development and do not like to hear about ethics and religion. Religious persons are mainly focused on religion and do not want to be related to economic development in their actions. So there is a big gap in between. The main problem is that the concept of balanced development is totally ignored and the same has been lost...
Posted: 22.04.2005
By Acharya Mahaprajna
Valedictory Speech to the delegates of the 5th ICPNA
Posted: 22.04.2005
By Acharya Mahaprajna
The past affects the present. The present is very short while the past is infinite or endless. One of its outcomes is history while the other is reminiscences. The third outcome is a lesson in enlightenment. History has created literature and reminiscences have created an environment of harmony and utility. Little or no attempt has been made to learn a lesson from the past. Mahavira's birth anniversary is an...
Posted: 17.04.2005
By Acharya Mahaprajna
The following course is based on the conceptual understanding of Acharya Shri Mahaprajna’s feature article entitled The Foundation Of Training In Non-violence . It was designed by a team of experts under the direct guidance of Acharya Shri.
Posted: 17.04.2005
 
According to the Foundation of National Communal Harmony, the award for the year 2004 will be presented to the Acharya by President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
Posted: 13.04.2005
 
Religious leader of the Jain sect, Acharya Mahaprajna, has been selected for the National Communal Harmony Award 2004 by the government.
Posted: 18.02.2005
By Acharya Mahaprajna
The source of truth consciousness is faith, Acharya Mahaprajna remarked on the occasion of the felicitation ceremony by the Dharam Sangh to honour him for his 75 years of monkhood. He continued that the three factors mentioned in the scriptures, faith, revelation, and self-restraint are difficult to accomplish.
Posted: 02.12.2004
By Kirit C. Daftary
During my recent trip to India . I met with H. H. Acharya Mahaprajna, Muni Mahendra Kumarji and Muni Shree Kumar Shramanji at Siryaji (Rajasthan, India)
Posted: 24.11.2004
 
Through a notification from Terapanth Dharm Sangh, it has been informed that Acharya Mahaprajna is presently engaged in implementing the spiritual declaration made at Surat along-with Mr. Abdul Kalam, President and hence his stay at Delhi becomes essential.
Posted: 12.10.2004
By Acharya Mahaprajna
Is it possible to train people in non-violence? The question is neither unnatural nor irrelevant. It is a certain disposition of the mind which results in Ahimsa or non-violence. The former can be the subject of training: not the latter. The same logic will apply to violence. A disposition can be got rid of as well as transformed. Its outcome can neither be removed nor transformed. Origin of Violence Man is...
Posted: 12.08.2004
 
On the occasion of 85th birthday of Terapanth Acharya, Shri Mahaprajna Ji, President Abdul Kalam at a simple ceremony urged the countrymen to take active part in social development of the masses. He appealed to people who go for worships, prayers and darshan of dharm-gurus to accept at least one of the following pledges in the larger interest of the nation and in the name of the God:
Posted: 27.07.2004
By Acharya Mahaprajna
We cannot conceive of a society free from all problems. Some of these problems are created by nature, but some are created by man himself. The enormous problems which emanate from deeper levels of consciousness cannot be solved by material objects. They have to be addressed on deeper levels of consciousness, and it is here that religion plays a role, for religion is nothing but a sublimation of consciousness or...
Posted: 20.07.2004
By CA. S.M. Jain
Subject: [jainterapanth] Sanyam Paryay Kirtiman Abhivandna Samaroh. Long live - Acharya Mahaprajna and continue to spread light in the whole world for ages together
Posted: 18.06.2004
By Acharya Mahaprajna
It is necessary to keep in mind four core subjects while considering Jainism. Jain canonical texts are divided into four parts on the basis of the same four-fold classification: Dravyaanuyoga or philosophy Charanhakaranhaanuyoga or ethics Ganhitaanuyoga or mathematics Dharmakathaanuyoga i.e. stories, examples, metaphors, etc. The subject which influences society most is ethics. Philosophy forms its background...
Posted: 17.06.2004
By Acharya Mahaprajna
We live in a time when heroes are famous film stars or musicians or wealthy businessmen. Mahavir was not only a hero in his time, but he is still remembered and worshipped by millions today, 2600 years after his birth. Why? Acharya Mahaprajna examines the life story of Lord Mahavir and his message for the world.
Posted: 16.06.2004
By Acharya Mahaprajna
Acharya Mahaprajna provides a radical account of the role of religion in modern society, explaining how its power is often misunderstood or abused by human beings.
Posted: 16.06.2004
By Abha Sharma
The President suggests that devotees should be asked to take an oath which is beneficial to community whenever they visit places of worship.
Posted: 15.06.2004
 
Today is the 15th of June. It is also my birthday. Along with self introspection, I am also indulging in introspecting about the society and the nation. When I see the conditions prevailing in society, I find there is no reason for happiness. About the nation too, the same can be said. And the important reason for this is that the economic organization is not healthy; not balanced. The Surat Spiritual...
Posted: 26.02.2004
 
Acharya Mahaprajnaji's contribution to spirituality appreciated in the Republic Day message by the President of India It was for the first time in the Parliamentary history that the President of the country had included the name of a religious leader in his speech to the nation, particularly a Jain saint. The president under-lined the role played by religious leaders for maintaining peace and harmony.
Posted: 31.10.2003
 
18th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration 2002 presented to Acharya Mahaprajna on 31. October 2003 at Jawahar Bhawan, New Delhi. CITATION Shrimati Indira Gandhi strove passionately to build an India which was strong and humane, proud of its multi-religious, multi-lingual heritage and active in promoting a peaceful and just world order. The Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration has been instituted...
Posted: 15.10.2003
 
The Surat Spiritual Declaration results from the conference Unity of Minds for Enlightened Citizens headed by Acharyashree Mahaprajnaji and the President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Fifteen religious leaders and scholars had gathered to define the Garland Project for social and spiritual cooperation. It was presented on October 15th 2003 to the President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam on the day of...

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