10.08.2009 ►Ladnun ►Kolkata Terapanthi Sabha Adjudged the ‘Best Sabha’ in the Country

Posted: 10.08.2009
Updated on: 02.07.2015

Shree Jain Swetamber Terapanthi Sabha, Kolkata was honored as the “Best Sabha” amongst over 475 Terapanthi Sabha’s under Mahasabha at Ladnun during the three day seminar (Terapanthi Sabha Pratinidhi Sammelan-2009) of representatives of Terapanthi Sabha held in the pious presence of H.H. Acharya Sri Mahapragyaji, Yuvacharya Shri Mahashramanji and Sangh Mahanirdesika Mahasharmani Sadhvi Pramukha Kanakprabhaji. The seminar was attended by over 550 delegates from all over the country. In the seminar, various issues were discussed on improvement of the workings of the sabha’s to spread the contribution and teachings of Lord Mahavira, Acharya Bhikshu, Terapanth and of Acharya Mahapragyaji, in the field of Anuvrat, Preksha Meditation and Science of Living in improving the personal, social, national and international arena by enhancing moral and human values. H.H. Acharya Mahapragyaji Yuvacharya Shri Mahashraman and Sadhvi Pramukha Kanakprabhaji gave discourses to the delegates to begin from self to make the society strong. Open house discussion amongst delegates was held to find solution to the present day problems. Vows were taken by the delegates to work hard in injecting moral values and safeguarding the cultural values in each and every member of the society. Shri Jashkaran Chopra - the President of Mahasabha General Secretary Sri Binod Choraria and national convener Sri Bhanwar Lal Singhi, announced the Kolkata Sabha as the ‘Shrestha Sabha’. Whereas Mumbai Sabha, got consolation by being second amongst the larger Sabha’s. In the category of small Sabha’s “Udhana” was adjudged the Best where as “Maninagar-Kankaria” got the consolation prize. Sri Karan Singh Nahata, President of Kolkata Sabha Expressed sense of gratitude towards the kindness of H. H. Acharya Shri Yuvacharya shri Mahasharmanji and Mahasharmaniji, Sadhvi Nirvan Shree ji, Sadhvi Kanak shri ji. He further said that this has been possible with the support given by all the organizations of the Terapanth Sect, the cooperation of the lay followers of Greater Kolkata and the active role of the general secretary of Kolkata Sabha Sri Narendra Kumar Manot and the team of Kolkata Sabha which is always keeping its glorious past with it to make the present motivating. The honour was given based on its performance in the year 2008-09, in which various activities and programmes were organized in the pious presence of Sadhvi Nirvanshriji, Sadhvi Kanakshriji, and Samani Malaypragya. The General Secretary of Mahasabha Sri Binod Choraria and the whole team was present in the Programme. Sri Bhanwar Lal Singhi compered the function.

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