Posted: 25.11.2017
By Amit Kumar Jain
I had a nice unplanned travel this time... On my way from Nagpur to our business location (Raipur), I noticed a banner of Digambar Acharya Vidyasagar indicating the Acharya staying somewhere nearby. I thought of visiting him and then quickly made my mind to actually a spend a night in that hill town of Dongergarh (State: Chhattisgarh). Had a wonderful experience of meeting the monks and observing the Digambar...
Posted: 04.11.2017
 
Answer by Divya Goyal of Pune on Quora... Because we save that extra money people spend on eating onions. Jokes apart, the verse no. 38 written in Brahud Dravya Sangrah states that: When a farmer sows paddy, he gets the grass, chaff and husk with the rice. The main motive of the farmer was to get rice but he gets these grass, chaff and husk in addition. Similarly, when a Samyagdrasti(a wise Jain) targets...
Posted: 27.10.2017
 
Kartak Ashtanhika Parva (Kartak Sud 8 - Kartak Sud 15) Parla Jin Mandir: Shree Kundkund-Kahan Digamber Jain Mumukshu Mandal Trust, Parla-Santacruz Celebrates the Kartak Astanhika Parva from 28-10-17 to 4-11-17 with Sh. Rajendrakumarji Jain, Jabalpur at Shree Simandharswami Digamber Jin Mandir.
Posted: 14.10.2017
 
Sri Ajith Kumar Benadi, President of Germany Jain Society with Sri Mahesh Shah, Vice president of UK Visa Mewada Digambar Jain Samaja attending Ahimsa day event at House of commons (British Parliament) on 11-Oct-2017 from 7 pm to 9 pm. Ajith Kumar Benadi, Mahesh Shah Ajith Kumar Benadi, Mahesh Shah
Posted: 06.09.2017
 
“Om Namah Siddibahyo” Kshma Vani Parva/Forgiveness day. Forgiveness prayer in Prakrith language Il Khamemi savve jive; Savve jiva khamantu me ll Il Mitti me savve bhuesu; Veram majaham na kenai ll Meaning: I ask for forgiveness from all living beings; May all living beings grant me forgiveness. My friendship is with all living beings; I have hostility towards none. This is celebrated after the Dashalakshana...
Posted: 05.09.2017
 
“Om Namah Siddibehyo” Tenth day (05/Sep/2017) of Dashalakshna Mahaparva is Uttama Brahmacharya dharma - (To dwell within Soul) Brahmacharya is derived from two words Brahma (Soul) + Charya (to dwell) but not to abstain from marrying or being single. Jain Monks & Nuns follow Bramachary to the highest level (Mahavratha), with complete control over their mind, speech, body and abstain from all the pleasures...
Posted: 04.09.2017
 
“Om Namah Siddibehyo” Ninth day (04/Sep/2017) of Dashalakshna Mahaparva: Uttama Akinchanya Dharma (Non-attachment) - Not to get attach our-self physically & emotionally. The whole idea is lead simple life. Jain Monks follow non-attachment to highest level (Mahavratha), they not only detach themselves to household but they will be in the process of detaching the Soul from their Physical body...
Posted: 03.09.2017
 
“Om Namah Siddibehyo” Eighth day (03-SEP-2017) of Dashalakshna Mahaparva: Uttama Tyaga dharma (Renunciation) - To give up all the bad qualities(Kashaya) & over possession which is stopping us in the journey of Moksha. "Tayga(Nischay) and Daana(Vyavahara) are quite different & we should not mix up". Tayga dharma means not Daana(Charity) and often many people get confused with these dharma. Tyaga is done for...
Posted: 02.09.2017
 
“Om Namah Siddibehyo” Seventh day (02-Sep-2017) of Dashalakshna Mahaparva: Uttama Tapa dharma (Penance or Austerities) - Practice austerities to check the worldly allurements (attraction/arousing) both inside & outside. a) Thapa does not mean only fasting but also includes our food habits like not to eat any form of Non veg food in any circumstance throughout the life, then restrict certain food/drink -...
Posted: 01.09.2017
 
Yesterday & Today (01/Sep/2017) 6th day of Dashalakshana Mahaparva (Sanyama Dharma) is Dashmi tithi also called Dhoopa/Suganda dashami, Suganda is derived from two words Su = good and Ganda = smell. We offer incense (Dhoopa) to the 10thThirtankara Sri Sheetalnath swamy in jinalaya or at home. Queen Madanvathi, who disrespected Jain monk in her previous life was suffering from the disease of bad body odour (Like...

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