Posted: 24.09.2015
Ahimsa Times CURRENT TOPIC... PARYUSHAN FESTIVITIES Paryushan Parva is the most impottant of all festivals and hence is known as Parvadhiraj. Parvadhiraj Paryushana, this festival has the highest power of doing auspicious to the worshippers. This festival takes the soul to the upper condition. It lights the lamps of life i.e. pious life. This festival also shows the path of salvation. It is compared with water...
Posted: 16.08.2015
Ahimsa Times CURRENT TOPIC...RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT DECISION ABOUT SANTHARA RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT RAISE TREMORS IN JAIN COMMUNITY The Rajasthan High Court judgment (Nikhil Soni vs. Union of India & Ors. Civil Writ Petition No.7414/2006) declaring the Jain practice of Santhara or Sallekhana illegal has drawn strong reactions from Jain community. The court has ruled that Santhara is not an “essential tenet” of...
Posted: 21.07.2015
Ahimsa Times JAIN SAINTS REPRESENTATION TO GOVERNMENT FOR SAFE MOVEMENT OF JAIN SAINTS Shri Raj Nath Singhji Hon’ble Union Minister of Home New Delhi Respected Sir, With holy blessing of Digamber Jain Saint Param Pujya Acharya Shri 108 Gyansagar ji Muniraj, please find enclosed herewith the Representation of Vishwa Jain Sangathan to issue an order to all state Governments & UTs and Home Department for safe...
Posted: 14.06.2015
Ahimsa Times TEMPLES MOODABIDRI: A RICH SOURCE OF ANCIENT JAIN CULTURE Moodabidri, Situated 37 kilometres away from Mangaluru, it is a picturesque land of hill and dale, a rich culture embedded in maths and jain temples, an agrarian bonanza boasting of the famous Soans Pineapple Farm and the rare herbal garden of medicinal plants of the Alva Ayurvedic College, an educational hub with a cluster of engineering...
Posted: 16.05.2015
Ahimsa Times "We, at Ahimsa Foundation are deeply shocked and saddened by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal as well as its surrounding areas on 25th April 2015. We wish to convey our deepest condolences to the peoples of Nepal affected by the earthquake. We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives and damages to properties and infrastructures as well as historical heritage sites in the capital of...
Posted: 22.04.2015
Ahimsa Times MAHAVIR JAYANTI MESSAGE FROM PONTIFICAL COUNCIL, VATICAN CITY - SENT TO AHIMSA FOUNDATION Dear Jain Friends, 1. The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue most happily extends its greetings to you on the Birth Anniversary of Tirthankar (Path-Finder) Vardhaman Mahavir celebrated worldwide on 2 April this year. May the celebrations marking the feast reinforce and rejuvenate friendship and...
Posted: 17.03.2015
Ahimsa Times AHIMSA AND VEGETARIANISM MAHARASHTRA GOVERNMENT BANS COW SLAUGHTER: FIVE YEARS JAIL Mar. 3rd, 2015. Mumbai. The bill banning cow slaughter in Maharashtra, pending for several years, finally received the President's assent, which means red meat lovers in the state will have to do without beef. This measure has taken almost twenty years to materialize and was initiated during the previous Sena-BJP...
Posted: 11.02.2015
Ahimsa Times VEGETARIAN COMMUNITY RESENTS AT RAJASTHAN GOVT. DECISION TO OPEN 40 NEW SLAUGHTER HOUSES IN THE STATE Feb. 3rd, 2015. Various vegetarian organisations and individuals in Rajasthan have shown their serious resentment at the decision of the Rajasthan State Government to open 40 new mechanised slaughter houses in 26 districts of different towns of the state. Requests and appeals have been sent to the...
Posted: 13.01.2015
Ahimsa Times नववर्ष की हार्दिक शुभकामना - आचार्य श्री शिवमुनि जी म. सा. नववर्ष 2015 आपके जीवन में सुख समृद्धि सौभाग्य लेकर आये। आप धर्ममय हो जाओ। यही शुभ कामना। हमारी...
Posted: 19.12.2014
Ahimsa Times "I am heartbroken by this senseless and cold blooded act of terror in Peshawar that is unfolding before us. Innocent children in their school have no place in horror such as this. I condemn these atrocious and cowardly acts and stand united with the government and armed forces of Pakistan whose efforts so far to address this horrific event are commendable. I, along with millions of others around...
Posted: 03.09.2014
Ahimsa Times This is a Special Issue on Jain Shashan Prabhavak V.R.Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary Courtesy: Pankaz Chandmal Hingarh TEMPLES NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN TO SAVE JAIN HERITAGE TEMPLE The Jain Mutt at Moodabidri, has launched a campaign to declare the culture rich temple Tribhuvana Tilaka Chudamani, popularly known as the thousand-pillar basadi, as a heritage site. The community has also launched an...
Posted: 04.08.2014
Ahimsa Times Land Slide in Malin Village Ambegaon, Pune A sudden landslide on 31st July in Malin village in the Ambegaon tehsil of Pune destroyed the entire village and resulted in death of most of its residents. This disaster has also left many homes completely damaged. We feel concerned for all the family members, who have suffered the loss of their dear ones and their property. We hope the Central...
Posted: 01.07.2014
Ahimsa Times माटी से माटी मिले, खो के सभी निशान किस में कितना कौन है, कैसे हो पहचान निदा फ़ाज़ली When you become one with the earth, you lose all signs of uniqueness. It becomes impossible to distinguish the dust of one person from that of another. The poet reminds us to wake up to the...
Posted: 03.06.2014
Ahimsa Times AHIMSA & VEGETARIANISM PLUNDER OF INDIA'S DIGNITY - KAMLESH SHAH Money robbed can be compensated, but when one's dignity has been robbed it is irrecoverable and that's what has happened to India. None of our governments when in power have prevented the plunder of our cattle. Appeals have not been heeded, leading to so-called intellectuals advocating that this large-scale robbery be now legalized ...
Posted: 02.05.2014
Ahimsa Times FORTHCOMING FESTIVAL - AKSHAYA TRITIYA Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is a holy day for Hindus and Jains. It falls on the third Tithi (lunar day) of Bright Half (Shukla Paksha) of the pan-Indian month of Vaishakha.Accroding to Hindu mythology, it is an auspicious day of the birthday of Lord Parasurama who is the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On this day Veda Vyas and Lord Ganesha...
Posted: 05.04.2014
Ahimsa Times Let Mahavir Jayanti be the day to recon the world of human consciousness and its enlightenment. We cannot reduce violence without inculcating consciousness of friendship and togetherness. We cannot remove hunger unless we have self imposed limits to accumulate material wealth. If we keep all the facts as well as the issues on table and then try to find a solution and then when statue of Lord...
Posted: 04.03.2014
Ahimsa Times PARNA AUCTION GOES FOR RUPEES 21,21,00,000 AT MARINE DRIVE MUMBAI Maharaj Saheb Shri Hasratan Vijayji has completed hundred and eighty days of fasting. This occasion has given the reason for glorious celebrations to his followers and community members. As per the prevalent tradition, the community announced Parna Auction. A big number of followers participated in this auction at Marine Drive Mumbai...
Posted: 03.02.2014
Ahimsa Times THIS ISSUE OF AHIMSA TIMES DEDICATED TO JAIN MINORITY ISSUE Trustees, Editors & Patrons of Ahimsa Foundation & Ahimsa Times Expresses their Gratefulness towards Indian Cabinet for Granting Minority Status to Jains at National Level. While paying homage, we also remember Late Sri Bal Patil and thank him for his arduous efforts on behalf of Jain Community on this subject. Several Individuals and...
Posted: 09.12.2013
Ahimsa Times WORLD HAS LOST THE TRUE AMBASSADOR OF AHIMSA - THE NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA (18 July 1918 - 5 December 2013) “To say a few appropriate words to accolade an icon who has been the architect of freedom, democracy and equality in South Africa, after many years of repression, inequality and indignity, is a daunting task. Madiba is the personification of an articulate, honourable, upright leader whose...
Posted: 29.10.2013
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 ********************************************************* DIWALI FESTIVAL FROM JAIN PERSPECTIVE Diwali, the...
Posted: 08.10.2013
"What would be the condition of the Indian Sanskrit literature if the contribution of the Jains were removed? The more I study Jain literature the more happy and wonder struck I am." Prof. Johannes Hertel, Germany ACTIVITIES IN SAINT COMMUNITY JAIN SECTS UNITE FOR PARYUSHAN FOR FIRST TIME IN HISTORY For the first time in 2,500 years, the two sects of Jainism - Shvetambar and Digambar - have come together for...
Posted: 05.09.2013
On the Occasion of Paryushan and Das-Lakshana Parva, We sincerely request for forgiveness if we may have hurt your feelings by thoughts, words or actions, knowingly or unknowingly. MICHCHHAMI DUKKADDAM Picture Source: Jain Vegans Working Group ( ). For further information, please visit . PARYUSHAN: THE FESTIVAL OF SELF-UPLIFT BY THE HOLY OBSERVATION OF TEN UNIVERSAL...
Posted: 19.08.2013
15.07.2013, Chaturmas Entry of Terapanth Sadhvi Vidhyavati (Second) at Gandhi Nagar, Delhi साधना का सर्वोपरि अवसर है चातुर्मास. मुनि सुखलाल भगवान महावीर ने ष्विहार चरिया इसिणां पसत्थाष् कहकर जैन मुनियों के लिए...
Posted: 04.07.2013
“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian” -Paul McCartney, Musician- UNEXPECTED RAINFALL AND FLOOD RAVAGE UTTARAKHAND AND ITS PEOPLE Excessive and unexpected rainfall resulting in furious floods has battered beyond measure, the Himalayan hill state of Uttarakhand. Whole villages, stretches of roads and communication links have been affected. More than 10000 persons met with tragic...
Posted: 04.06.2013
TEMPLES CENTRAL FUNDS FOR REVAMP OF SAMMET SHIKHREJI, PARASNATH HILLS May 5, 2013, Ranchi: Parasnath Hill, one of the most sacred places for the Jains in the world, is in for a major revamp. The Centre, which has recently selected Jharkhand's Jain temple as a mega tourist destination, decided to give Rs 25 crore to the state government to develop the site to make it more tourist-friendly and attract more and...
Posted: 02.05.2013
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2013 January issue On the path mapped out by the true spiritual philosophers and pioneers, there is great emphasis placed on the idea and need for renunciation. It is seen as the way to enlightenment, and freedom from the attachments which we misuse as sources of limited happiness and contentment. Renunciation does not mean giving everything away, shaving our heads, saying farewell to family and friends and...
Posted: 01.12.2012
2012 December जय जिनेन्द्र, जय जिनेन्द्र, जय जिनेन्द्र बोलिए। जय जिनेन्द्र की ध्वनि से, अपना मौन खोलिए॥ सुर असुर जिनेन्द्र की महिमा को नहीं गा सके। और गौतम स्वामी न...
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