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...
Posted: 24.08.2015
 
The Hindu Newspaper BENGALURU, August 24, 2015 A delegation comprising members of the Karnataka Jain community, led by Dharmasthala Surendra Kumar, met Union Law Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Sunday and urged him on the continuation of the religious practice of ‘Sallekhana/Santhara’. ‘File an appeal’ The delegation requested Mr. Gowda to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the judgment of...
Posted: 01.09.2013
 
The Hindu Newspaper MYSORE, August 26, 2013 For a cause: The rally taken out in Mysore on Sunday marked the culmination of a series of rituals and penance to promote non-violence. Members of the Jain community took out a rally for world peace here on Sunday, complete with tableaus depicting messages on peace by various spiritual leaders and Jain rulers. The tableau also had messages drawing attention to...
Posted: 25.06.2013
 
The Hindu Newspaper Business Line London, Jun 21: &n An ancient Jain manuscript considered sacred by the community has been named as one of the rarest documents in the world by UNESCO, which said the text was of “lasting value to humankind“. ’Shantinatha Charitra’, a text written in Sanskrit describing the life of Shantinatha - the 16th Jain Tirthankara, was included in the ‘World Register of the...
Posted: 12.04.2012
 
The Hindu Newspaper Madurai, April 10, 2012 D. Karthikeyan Titled as ‘The Caves of Wisdom,' it has been made by the postgraduate English students of Fatima College. Cultural heritage sites evoke the past and stand as vestiges to exemplify to the current generation of their glorious tradition. A documentary film on one of Madurai's ancient heritage sites, the ‘Jain Caves' was made by Post Graduate students...
Posted: 31.12.2011
 
The Hindu Newspaper City's Shwethambara sect's all-wood Adinath temple is all marble now In a narrow bylane of the busy Chickpet area, the pristine white Jain temple belonging to Shwethambara sect stands out in the midst of crammed concrete structures. The Adinath temple, which was a wooden, carved structure for nearly nine decades, is now all marble. Built in 1918, the Adinath temple has the idols of Adinath,...
Posted: 27.05.2011
 
The Hindu Newspaper Defacing History T. S. Subramanian Sculpture of Jain on top of the Arittapatti hill near Melur in Madurai District on May23, 2011. Photo: S. James Archaeological sites, rock-artancient temples with murals face threat from vandalssome have been mutilated and destroyed. In Tamil Nadu, a variety of archaeological sites and temples with murals are facing destruction and vandalism. They are under...
Posted: 06.05.2010
 
The Hindu Newspaper Stone Inscription With Indus Signs Found In Gujarat Text: T.S. Subramanian Photo: V.V.Krishnan First time Indus script found engraved on natural stone SIGNIFICANT DISCOVERY: R.S. Bisht, former Joint Director-General of the Archaeological Survey of India, pointing to the Indus inscription found engraved on a sandstone at Dholavira in Gujarat. CHENNAI: An inscription on stone, with three big...

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