Posted: 18.05.2010
 
No one knew that the discourse delivered by Acharya Shri Mahapragya on the 9th May 2010 would be the last one. Mahapragya ji himself was unaware of the impending episode in his life, but he was fully ready to embrace death whenever it comes. In this world there are very few souls who truly remember death and depart peacefully whenever it comes. Among those great souls was the revered Jain Terapanth Acharya Sri...
Posted: 18.05.2010
 
indian express The demise last week of Acharya Mahapragya, the legendary Jain spiritual  leader, received paltry and perfunctory coverage in our mass media. How sad.  Here was a godly figure, a genuine and persuasive preacher of non-violence,  an embodiment of all the virtues of Jainism. Nominally, he was the 10th head  of the Jain Swetambra Terapanthi tradition. Yet, transcending all barriers  of caste...
Posted: 16.05.2010
 
Indo American News May 14 2010 | Vol. 29, No. 20 Special Correspondent JAIPUR: Acharya Mahapragya, the 10th Acharya (sage) and supreme head of the Jain Swetambar Terapanth community, died following a cardiac arrest at Sardarshahar in Churu district of Rajasthan on Sunday. He was 90. Acharya shree was resting in the afternoon at Terapanth Ashram in the town when he suffered a cardiac arrest. His body was...
Posted: 14.05.2010
 
South Asia Mail - Sudhamahi Regunathan— It is a struggle to find the right words to describe Acharya Mahaprajna. Either idolatry adjectives describe him best, like 'the greatest saint', 'an apostle of peace', 'a supermind' and so on. Or they fall wide off the mark and are tame semblances to the perfect picture. Acharya Mahaprajna referred to himself as an ascetic or a student of philosophy. So be it. On...
Posted: 13.05.2010
 
Central Chronicle Jainism's Legendary era has come to an end with the passing away of the community's senior most Acharya and most versatile, learned Terapanth Acharya Shree Mahapragyaji on Sunday at Sardarshahar in Rajasthan. Born on 14th June 1920 at Tamkor in Rajasthan, he took his Jain monkhood on 29th Jan 1931 at Sardarshahar and has been continuously serving humanity with his broader learning,...
Posted: 13.05.2010
 
The Huffington Post The word guru is derived from the Sanskrit gu meaning "darkness" and ru meaning "the remover of." A religious guru is a role model, a manifestation of what is possible, dispelling spiritual ignorance (darkness) and offering us a roadmap of how to attain that pinnacle of contentment. My guru Acharya Mahapragyaji, the tenth Acharya (spiritual leader) of the Jain Shwetambar Terapanth sect,...
Posted: 11.05.2010
 
The Times Of India Truth is beyond space and time. The one who does not yearn for truth will be trapped in space and time and become dogged. That man alone can remain free from mulish tendencies who has the capacity to think across time - in the past, present and the future. The one who draws from the innumerable events of the past will never be obstinate. * Actually the whole world is passing through the age...
Posted: 11.05.2010
 
The Times Of India NEW DELHI: President Pratibha Patil and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday condoled the death of Acharya Mahapragya calling it an "irreparable loss" to the whole of India. Patil called the 10th Acharya of the Jain Swetambar Terapanth group a "great sage and philosopher who gave a new direction to the Anuvrat movement and spread the message of peace and non-violence" across the country. In...
Posted: 10.05.2010
 
The Times Of India JAIPUR: Acharya Shri Mahapragya (91), the Tenth Acharya, head of Jain Swetembar Terapanth group, passed away at Sardarshahar in Churu district at 2.50 pm on Sunday following a heart attack. His last rites would take place at Sardarshahr at 3 pm on Monday. He was in the city in connection with "chaturmas" festival to be held next month. Chief minister Ashok Gehlot, his cabinet colleagues and...
Posted: 10.05.2010
 
New Kerala Ahmedabad, May 10: The Jain Panchyat Parishad, a religious body, today paid rich tributes to late Jain Acharya Mahapragya who died in Rajasthan yesterday after heart attack. In a written tribute, founder chairman of Parishad Jainendra Kumar Jain said the Acharya was a great saint and a social reformer. He attracted youth to not only Jainism, but other religions as well by his ideals of peace and...
Posted: 10.05.2010
 
The Tribune by Raj Sadosh Sriganganagar/Abohar, May 10 Acharya Mahapragya, the 10th Acharya and supreme head of the Jain Swetambar Terapanth community was cremated today evening in Sardarshehar - the place where he gained monkhood and where he was staying for the past few days to conduct Chaturmaas. Former President Abdul Kalam, who had co-authored a book with the Mahapragya, too turned up and said “I have...
Posted: 10.05.2010
 
calcutta online Acharya Shri Mahapragya (91), the Tenth Acharya, head of Jain Swetembar Terapanth group, passed away at Sardarshahr in Churu district at 2.50 pm on Sunday following a heart attack. His last rites would take place at Sardarshahr at 3 pm on Monday. He was in the city in connection with "chaturmas" festival to be held next month. Chief minister Ashok Gehlot, his cabinet colleagues and other...
Posted: 09.05.2010
 
Press Trust of India Jaipur, May 9 (PTI) Acharya Sree Mahapragya, the 10th Acharya of Jain Swetambar Terapanth Samaj, died today due to cardiac arrest at Sardarshehar in Churu district of Rajasthan. He was 90. The funeral of Acharya Mahapragya will take place tomorrow in the town, an office bearer of the samaj said. The supreme head of Jain Swetambar Terapanth group, the Acharya, was resting when he suffered a...
Posted: 09.05.2010
 
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Posted: 09.05.2010
 
New Kerala Jaipur, May 9: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday condoled the demise of Acharya Sree Mahapragya, the 10th acharya of the Jain Swetambar Terapanth Samaj. The 90-year-old sage died Sunday at Sardarshehar in Rajasthan's Churu district after a cardiac arrest. "The news of the sudden demise of Acharya Mahapragya has come as a shock to me and millions of others all over the world,"...
Posted: 09.05.2010
 
netindia123 Jaipur | Sunday, May 9 2010 IST Renowned Jain monk and spiritual head of the Terapanth Anuvrat sect Acharya Mahapragya today passed away in Sardarshahr town of Churu district of Rajasthan this afternoon. The nonagenarian monk, who died of cardiac arrest, had reached Sardarshahr recently for Chaturmaas Monsoon sojourn. He breathed his last around 1450 hrs today. Born on June 14, 1920 in Thamkor...

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