Posted: 12.02.2018
 
The Hindu Newspaper Sathish G.T Shravanabelgola, February 11, 2018 00:00 IST Updated: February 11, 2018 04:32 IST Pilgrims’ progress:A Jain monk having food at Tyagi Nagar in Karnataka’s Shravanabelagola after the long trek. At right, devotees inviting the monks for food.Prakash Hassan Jain monks walk hundreds of kilometres over months to attend the Mahamastakabhisheka in Karnataka’s Shravanabelagola...
Posted: 09.02.2018
 
The Hindu Newspaper President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurating the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka of Lord Gomateshwara by unveiling an idol of Bahubali at Shravanabelagola in Hassan district on Wednesday. Also seen are Savita Kovind, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, former Prime Minster H.D. Deve Gowda, Charukeeti Bhattaraka Swamy of Jain Mutt and others. | Photo Credit: - Sudhakara Jain...
Posted: 19.12.2017
 
The Hindu Newspaper If history is a palimpsest with generations adding layers, context and meaning to the continuum of civilisation, Aratipura is its best example. About 110 km from Bangalore, in Mandya district of Karnataka, the village shows how modernity sometimes shrinks in shame before the grandeur of the past. Archaeologists here are artists, unravelling layer by layer the splendours of dynasties whose...
Posted: 04.07.2017
 
The Hindu Newspaper Duty-bound: Jain community people taking part in a procession with the disciple of their religious teacher in Madurai on Sunday.   | Photo Credit: R. Ashok Welcome the disciple of their teacher in Madurai About 150 people of the Jain community in Madurai on Sunday welcomed the disciple of their teacher Acharya Mahashraman, Sri Pragyasri, for their annual ‘Chaturmas’, a festival that...
Posted: 13.09.2016
 
The Hindu Newspaper 12.09.2016 The local Jain Shwetambar Terapanth community has celebrated the Vikas Mahotsav on Sunday. The festival is celebrated by the community to commemorate the Patt Mahotsav (the day a person becomes Acharya) of ninth head of the community Acharya Tulsi. Sadhvi Kunthu Shri, a disciple of Acharya Mahashraman, in her discourse said Acharya Tulsi was responsible for gaining world-wide...
Posted: 19.07.2016
 
The Hindu Newspaper The sculptures and ‘Parshavanath’ image indicated that it was a ninth century structure. RAMANTHAPURAM, July 19, 2016 by D.J. Walter Scott A ninth century Jain temple with sculptures and carved stone image of ‘Parshavanath’ has been discovered at Idaiyamadam in SP Pattinam, near Thondi, by the Ramanathapuram Archaeological and Historical Conservation Centre. V.Rajaguru, an...
Posted: 18.07.2016
 
The Hindu Newspaper VISAKHAPATNAM, July 18, 2016 A rally was organised to mark the Chaturmas Pravesh of Jain Terapanth Acharya Mahashraman’s pupil Sadhvi Kunthu Shree ji, Sadhvi Kanchan Rekha ji, Sadhvi Sumangala Shree ji and Sadhvi Sulabh Yasha ji. The spiritual leaders of the community were taken out in a procession from residence of BC Dugar in Daspalla Hills to residence of TC Hirawat in Balaji Nagar...
Posted: 12.03.2016
 
The Hindu Newspaper A 108—feet tall idol of Lord Rishabhdeva, the first Teerthankar of Jains, carved out of a single rock, has entered the “Guinness World Records” as the world’s tallest Jain statue. The impressive statue is located atop Mangi Tungi mountain near Teharabad village of Baglan tehsil in this North Maharashtra district. The idol was consecrated last month during a grand ceremony where...
Posted: 06.01.2016
 
The Hindu Newspaper MUMBAI, January 4, 2016 International Conference On Science and Jain Philosophy About 50 scientists from 15 countries will be attending the International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy to be held at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay from January 8 to 10. Pramod Tiwari, media coordinator for the event, said, “The conference has been organised with an eye on today’s...
Posted: 24.08.2015
 
The Hindu Newspaper BELAGAVI, August 24, 2015 Members of the Jain community staging a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s offic,e in protest against the Rajasthan High Court judgment on ‘Santhara’, in Belagavi on Monday. PHOTO: BY D.B. PATIL. The “Samasth Jain Samaj” has demanded that the Prime Minister intervene immediately to ensure that the religious rights and interests of Jains...

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