Posted: 01.11.2016
 
To all who are celebrating the festival of lights across America and around the world, happy Diwali. As Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists light the diya, share in prayers, decorate their homes, and open their doors to host and feast with loved ones, we recognize that this holiday rejoices in the triumph of good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. It also speaks to a broader truth about our shared American...
Posted: 17.11.2015
By Dr. Samani Rohit Pragya
Jain Center of South Florida On 8th November, Jain community of Miami felt privileged to have the auspicious presence of Samani Madhur Pragya ji and Samani Vikas Pragya ji who all the way came from Jain Vishva Bharati Centre, Orlando and Samani Shukla Pragya ji and Samani Rohit Pragya ji came from Miami to conduct the programme of Mahavir Nirvan Divas. Auspicious event began with the recitation of Namaskar...
Posted: 09.11.2015
By Dr. M.C. Jain
The word "Diwali" is a corruption of the Sanskrit word "Deepavali" (also transliterated as "Dipavali"). Deepa/dipa means "light of the dharma", and avali means "a continuous line". The more literal translation is "rows of clay lamps". Diwali is one of the most popular and colorful festivals in India. Better known as Deepavali or the festival of lights, Diwali is a nocturnal celebration embraced by Hindus,...
Posted: 07.11.2015
 
This Diwali ►Burst your Ego ◄ NO CRACKERS
Posted: 06.11.2015
 
Video: Deepawali Pujan by Jain Sanskar Vidhi
Posted: 09.10.2014
 
Jain Association International Germany e.V. Jai Jinendra Deepavali day is 23rd Oct. But the place for meeting is available on 8th Nov. We will celebrate therefore on this day at Funkenberg 8 24568 Kaltenkirchen at 11. 30 hrs. RSVP Ajit K Benadi PS: If any body wishes to visit our house on 23rd Oct or any other day for darshan, he or she or they are most welcome. Please contact me under 04193 968360 On behalf of...
Posted: 03.11.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North Ameri We wish you and your family and Happy Diwali one of celebration, connection, and reflection! (Watch President Obama's Diwali Message by clicking on the image above. For a full statement from the White House, click here ) DIWALI - Meaning, Significance, and Practice As you are enjoying the fruits of past months Paryushan/Das Lakshan spiritual cleansing, soon...
Posted: 28.10.2013
 
Samani Bhavit Pragya Samani Sangh Pragya JVB Orlando Diwali Celebration Jai Jinendra, Please join us for following programs for Diwali at JVB Orlando. Sunday, November 3rd 2013 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Diwali Dinner 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Diwali Chopda Poojan, Jaap and Samniji's Lecture Monday,November 4th 2013 7:00 AM - Bhaktamar Please note: Due to time change starting next Sunday, next Swadhyay will start at 2:30...
Posted: 25.10.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya DIWALI NIRVAAN JAAP: DIWALI NIRVAAN JAAP under the guidance of Samani Parimal Pragya Ji & Samani Vikas Pragya Ji Program Highlights: Special Pravachan (Lecture) Bhajans Special Diwali Pooja with Jain rituals Sunday November 3rd, 2013 - 10 AM - 12 Noon Please note Jaap & Pooja items to bring below Items to bring along for Diwali Pooja: 1. Raw Rice 2. Kukum - Red...
Posted: 24.10.2013
 
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Posted: 15.10.2013
 
Jain Education and Research Foundation Dear Friends and Family, We cordially invite you all to "Diwali - Festival of Lights 2013" presented by IRCC to be held on Saturday, 19th October 2013 from 12.00 pm to 10.00 pm at the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale. Jain Education Research Foundation and Florida International University will be having a booth at this festival. Please visit our booths to...
Posted: 10.10.2013
 
Jain Samaj Manchester Jain Samaj Manchester Arhat Touch is excited to announce a fantastic exhibition entitled: 'In Communion with Jainism' In Celebration of Diwali 2013 Date: Sunday 20th and Monday 21st October, 2013 Venue : Jain Community Centre, Manchester Time: Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. and Monday 10 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. It is designed to provide each individual with an enrapturing, mesmerising and inspiring...
Posted: 27.11.2012
By Dr. Manoj Jain
The Washington Post Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 11/15/2012 An Indian Sikh devotee lights oil lamps at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Nov. 13, 2012, on the ocassion of Bandi Chhor Divas or Diwali. Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chhor Divas or Diwali to mark the return of the Sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji, who was freed from imprisonment and also managed to release 52 political prisoners at the same time from Gwalior fort by...
Posted: 26.10.2011
 
दीपावली पूजन - सम्पूर्ण जैन विधि “दीपावली जैन संस्कृति का महान पर्व है। आज से 2522 वर्ष पूर्व कार्तिक मास कृष्ण पक्ष की चतुर्दशी तिथि के समापन होते ही अमावस्या...
Posted: 26.10.2011
 
*¤*.¸¸.·´¨`»* * Happy Diwali * *«´¨`·.¸¸.*¤* "May the festival of lights be the harbinger of joy and prosperity. As the holy occasion of Diwali is here and the atmosphere is filled with the spirit of mirth and love, here's hoping this festival of beauty brings your way, bright sparkles of contentment, that stay with you through the days ahead. Best wishes on Diwali and New year". DIWALI IN JAIN...
Posted: 24.10.2011
 
JVB London Diwali has a very special significance in Jainism, just like Buddha Purnima, the date of Buddha's Nirvana, is for Buddhists as Christmas is for Christians. Lord Mahavira, the last of the Jain Tirthankaras, attained Nirvana or Moksha on this day at Pavapuri on Oct. 15, 527 BC, on Chaturdashi of Kartika, as Tilyapannatti of Yativrashaba from the sixth century states: Mahavira is responsible for...
Posted: 24.10.2011
By Nipun Jain
दिवाली व् धन तेरस, गोबर्धन क्यों मनाये? लक्ष्मी,गणेश व् सरस्वती क्या और क्यों? Jainism existed before Tirthankara Mahavira. He was one of the supreme teachers (Tirthanakara) and a reformer but due to ignorance of scriptures, manuscripts and history, misconceptions considered him as the...
Posted: 17.10.2009
 
Samani Akshay Pragya Samani Vinay Pragya
Posted: 16.10.2009
 
Light The Lamps Of Amity, Humanity And Morality This Diwali - Sadhvi Kanak Shri Sadhvi Kanak Sri ji, learned disciple of enlightened Acharya Shri Mahapragya ji in her elucidation on the event of Diwali addressed the devotees saying - Diwali has an important place amongst the festivals celebrated internationally. Historical context of lives of many a great personage is associated with this festival. This...
Posted: 16.10.2009
 
Among the Jain festivals, Diwali is one of the most important one. For on this occasion we celebrate the Nirvana of Lord Mahavira who established the dharma as we follow it. Lord Mahavira was born as Vardhamana on Chaitra Shukla 13 in the Nata clan at Khattiya-kundapura, more than 2600 years ago near Vaishali. He obtained Kevala Gyana on Vishakha Shukla 10 at the Jambhraka village on the banks of Rijukula river...
Posted: 15.10.2009
 
Continuous jap of “Mahavir Swami Kevalgyani Gautom Swami Chavnani” elevates the level of knowledge and cleans the soul. Jain Vidhi of Diwali Pujan
Posted: 15.10.2009
By Dr. Mahima Sethia
Most awaited Diwali is now knocking the time and rocking the spirit of every one. Wishes have already started flowing through sms, mails, cards & gift. In these free flowing wishes, I want to introduce you with the eco friendly mode which is beneficial to all of us. Eco friendly mode is consist of three factors - Nature’s happiness Society’s happiness Individual happiness Nature smiles when we care for her...
Posted: 15.10.2009
 
President Obama's Diwali Message
Posted: 14.10.2009
 
Deepawali - Festival Of Light - Joy celebrate through out the Globe
Posted: 28.10.2008
 
Dipawali Greetings Mahavirashtaka Stotra by Kavi Bhagendu He, whose consciousness mirrors infinite substances (living and non-living) in all their modifications (origination, destruction and permanence) at one time; who lights up the Moksha Marg like the Sun; and is omniscient; may such Mahavira Svami appear in my vision. He, whose eyes are without the redness that arises out of anger; whose gaze is steady and...

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