Posted: 11.09.2005
 
A short introduction in who is who. The Signatories Of The Surat Spiritual Declaration [[for article click here]]
Posted: 01.09.2005
By Kishan Sharma
In the present era, lakhs of soldiers all over the world are busy practising the modern warfare. New arms and ammunitions of destruction are being tried everyday. Enormous financial resources are being drained on military forces by the most civilized ones. The terrorism is flourishing all over. Under these circumstances the relevance of ahimsa and the need for training in ahimsa has increased manifolds.
Posted: 03.08.2005
 
H.H. Acharya Mahapragya honoured with “Communal Harmony Award” at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi in the presence of President APJ Abdul Kalam.
Posted: 02.08.2005
 
"No religion supports violence. Those who resort to violence in the name of religion are doing a disservice to their faith and humanity at large...No religion sanctions the killing of innocent people and certainly not in the name of religion," Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said at the National Communal Harmony Award function here.
Posted: 10.07.2005
 
"There has been great interest in the book from publishers around the world as this is the first time that a scientist-President is joining a spiritual leader to explore how humankind can improve," said Muni Lokprakash Lokesh, one of Acharya Mahapragya's disciples.
Posted: 20.04.2005
 
“Pakistan and India have similar problems and worries. We only can fight poverty, illiteracy and diseases rampant in our region, if our region is peaceful. Your efforts towards strengthening world peace and creating a non-violent society are commendable. I hold the belief that the ensuing atmosphere of peace will help us diverting the enormous defense expenditures to resolve the above-mentioned problems. To...
Posted: 17.04.2005
 
According to the Foundation of National Communal Harmony, the award for the year 2004 will be presented to the Acharya by President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
Posted: 13.04.2005
 
Religious leader of the Jain sect, Acharya Mahaprajna, has been selected for the National Communal Harmony Award 2004 by the government.
Posted: 04.03.2005
By Acharya Mahaprajna
As long as we are not in contact with the soul, we cannot arrive at the just solution of a problem. We have entangled ourselves in the name of various Gods and various forms of his dress, but we must rise above his name and looks for finding solutions.
Posted: 18.02.2005
By Acharya Mahaprajna
The source of truth consciousness is faith, Acharya Mahaprajna remarked on the occasion of the felicitation ceremony by the Dharam Sangh to honour him for his 75 years of monkhood. He continued that the three factors mentioned in the scriptures, faith, revelation, and self-restraint are difficult to accomplish.
Posted: 18.02.2005
By Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Today is a very important day. I am seeing in our country a great sage, who has been performing "Tapas" for the last 75 years. Through the intense Tapas, he has freed himself from passion, anger, love and hate. Presence of such great souls in the country spreads peace and promotes spiritual prosperity. He is a beacon light that attracts lesser mortals towards him to become enlightened souls.
Posted: 15.01.2005
By Editor Aparigraha Jain, Editor Carla Geerdes
3rd International Preksha Meditation Camp [IMPC] The first day of the camp started not until 8 a.m. for breakfast, different from the seven days to follow. Some participants were still to arrive, while the majority already was there.
Posted: 15.06.2004
 
Today is the 15th of June. It is also my birthday. Along with self introspection, I am also indulging in introspecting about the society and the nation. When I see the conditions prevailing in society, I find there is no reason for happiness. About the nation too, the same can be said. And the important reason for this is that the economic organization is not healthy; not balanced. The Surat Spiritual...
Posted: 18.03.2004
 
Dr. Kalam said that the main reason for violence and terrorism is imbalanced development. Balanced development is possible when the moral and spiritual values are developed, besides the physical development.
Posted: 10.02.2004
 
President of India remembers Acharya Shri Mahapragya Abstract from the Address To The Nation by The President Of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam On The Eve Of 55th Republic Day - 2004 Dear citizens, when I assumed office on 25th July 2002, I addressed the need for unity of minds becoming one of the focused missions for our nation. Recently fifteen Gurus, Acharyas, Swamijis, Maulavis, Reverent Fathers, Spiritual...
Posted: 29.01.2004
 
I am extremely happy to visit you during this pious Ahimsa Yatra. It is indeed great that I had opportunity to attend the Yatra in the birthplace of the greatest worshiper of non-violence, Mahatma Gandhi. I pay an obeisance to Acharya Shri Mahapragya who has inspired this Yatra. Besides having spiritual powers, Acharyaji has the power of the pen too. He is a laureate. He has written a number of books and...
Posted: 17.01.2004
By Muni Lokprakash
Acharya Mahaprajna started his 4000 km peace walking trip at the age of 82 in December 2001. In honour of the 2600th birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara he wants to spread the message of non-violence (Ahinsa or Ahimsa). His aim is to create an awareness for ethical values in the public. The peace walking trip could only be realised by his decisiveness and his courage and will reach four...
Posted: 01.01.2004
By Editor Carla Geerdes
International Preksha Meditation Camp For nine days in October, from 7th to 15thOctober 2003, about 120 delegates from ten countries - India, USA, UK, Germany, Russia, Tajikistan, Moldova, Ukraine, Nepal and Malaysia - came together to learn how to practice Preksha Meditation or to deepen their knowledge for a more conscious practice. They had reached Surat from different parts of the world, but all together...
Posted: 31.10.2003
 
18th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration 2002 presented to Acharya Mahaprajna on 31. October 2003 at Jawahar Bhawan, New Delhi. CITATION Shrimati Indira Gandhi strove passionately to build an India which was strong and humane, proud of its multi-religious, multi-lingual heritage and active in promoting a peaceful and just world order. The Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration has been instituted...
Posted: 18.10.2003
 
NEW DELHI: The Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for 2002 has been given to Acharya Mahaprajna, renowned Jain Muni and a Gandhian activist, it was announced on Friday. The advisory committee for the award, with Congress president Sonia Gandhi in the chair, said the award was being given for his ‘‘yeoman contribution to the cause of non-violence, communal harmony and national integration’’...
Posted: 15.10.2003
 
The Surat Spiritual Declaration results from the conference Unity of Minds for Enlightened Citizens headed by Acharyashree Mahaprajnaji and the President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Fifteen religious leaders and scholars had gathered to define the Garland Project for social and spiritual cooperation. It was presented on October 15th 2003 to the President of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam on the day of...
Posted: 15.10.2003
 
The themes of awakening spiritual consciousness and development of moral values can serve as an universal platform for all religions; from this platform, all religions can proclaim the message of unity.

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