Posted: 05.10.2008
 
Samani Akshay Pragya Samani Vinay Pragya Jain Center of CT (JCCT) celebrated 8 days of Paryushan with spiritual activities starting from morning to evening, with yoga, Preksh meditalion, swadhyaya, Bhavna and discourses. Samani Akshay Pragya Ji and Vinay Pragya Ji, guided the celebration. Every evening started with melodious Bhavna, followed by a discourse on Bhagwan Mahavir's life with a focus on significance...
Posted: 28.09.2008
 
By CAROLINE NJUNG'E Woman, 75, has been living on water only but continues to do her daily chores They stream into the modest com­pound in groups of five, so metimes even six or seven, having travelled from far, some near, to behold a miracle. Some are friends of this household, but many more are strangers. They are welcomed all the same. Inside the handsome home, they make a beeline for the petite old woman...
Posted: 25.09.2008
By Editor Carla Geerdes
Like everywhere in Jain Sanghs, the celebration of Paryushan in Kolkata focused the attention of Jain Dharma’s followers on spiritual discourses & activities. Sadhvishrees Nirvanshree & Dr. Yogkshem Prabha guided the realisation of forgetting & forgiving activities during the festival. They gave lectures on the 27 incarnations of Lord Mahavira before he attained omniscience (Keval Gyan) & got salvation...
Posted: 15.09.2008
 
By the grace of Acharya Mahapragyaji and at the request of shravak-samajaof London three groups of Samanijis celebrated paryushana mahaparvaat various Jain organisations. Celebration of “Paryushan Mahaparva”at Jain Vishva Bharati London Jain Vishva Bharati London celebrated “Paryushan Mahaparva” from 28 August to 4 September 2008. Meditation-Mantras-Prayers-Lectures: The morning...
Posted: 15.09.2008
 
Jain Sangh Birmingham 53 Sunningdale Close, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, B20 1LH 0121 554 825 4th September 2008 Paryushan in Birmingham With your blessings and the presence of Samani Jyoti Pragyaji and Samani Him Pragyaji, our Paryushan parva was celebrated in a very special and informative way. The Jain community were very motivated to learn more about simple and practical ways of implementing changes in our...
Posted: 06.09.2008
 
Shri Sushil Bafana & Shri Mahendra Baid from Kolkatta had gone to KESHKAL, Chattisgarh as Upasak for helping the local resident to practice the rituals & spirituality in the Paryushan festival. The daily discourse of morning were held as per the schedule from centre and the evening programmes were organised very well. Many competition were held in the evening from 28.08 - 03.09.08. People of all ages...
Posted: 03.09.2008
By Acharya Mahaprajna
Special Message of His Holiness Acharya Shri Mahapragyaji on the eve of "SAMVATSARI" (The Auspicious Jain Festival of Forgiveness) "Forgiveness and Endurance" There is a deep relation between the human brain and the way a person thinks about anything. Since both of them vary from person to person, and also since there are emotions behind their mechanism, there is bound to be a conflict between one person and...
Posted: 01.09.2008
By Dr. Rudi Jansma
Many people, initiated as well as lay people take the opportunity of Paryushan for fasting. Today (September 1, 2008) one lady, Vineeta Bhansali of Jaipur, who is in her 12th day of fasting, was so kind to allow Shivani Bothra and myself to interview her. She will maintain her fast for 15 days. Vineeta is 30 years old and has two kids, a girl of two and a boy of three years old. Her whole family, including her...
Posted: 27.08.2008
 
Following on from the success of last years event SCVP and Young Jains are again hosting Pratikraman in English as part of Paryushan. WHEN: 7-9pm on Friday 29th August 2008 WHERE: Drama Room, Canon's High School (Shaldon Road, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 6AN) An ideal event for children of all ages to reflect upon worldly activities, ask for forgiveness for actions over the past year, purify our souls and aim to...
Posted: 21.08.2008
 
15th August 2008 Dear Colleagues In 2000, all UN Member States declared that they would spare no effort to achieve the eight Millennium Development Goals. These goals included halving world poverty, putting all children into school and halving the number of people without access to drinking water and ensure environmental sustainability, all by 2015. Lord Mahavira preached about the environment in the first book...
Posted: 11.08.2008
 
Samani Mudit Pragya Samani Shukla Pragya Jain Vishwa Bharati of North America 151 Middlesex Avenue, Iselin, NJ 08830 732-404-1430 jvbnj[at]yahoo.com Web: www.jvbna.org JVBNA cordially invites you to participate in the Celebrations of Paryushan & Daslakshan Mahaparva 2008 Aug. 28 – Sep. 14, 2008 Under the guidance of Samani Mudit Pragyaji & Samani Shukla Pragyaji. Disciples of Acharya Shree...
Posted: 09.08.2008
 
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Posted: 26.07.2008
 
Samani Prasanna Pragya Samani Rohit Pragya August 28 to September 4, 2008 Programme at JVB, Sayer Centre, London In the auspicious presence of SAMANIS CHAITANYA PRAGYA & PRASANNA PRAGYA (Disciples of H.H. Acharya Mahapragya) Special Classes of Jainism by Dr. Samani Chaitanya Pragya (Head of the department of Jainology at Jain Vishva Bharati University) DATE TIME SUBJECT 28, 29 August 6:30 to 7:30am Lecture on...

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