Posted: 01.11.2016
 
To all who are celebrating the festival of lights across America and around the world, happy Diwali. As Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists light the diya, share in prayers, decorate their homes, and open their doors to host and feast with loved ones, we recognize that this holiday rejoices in the triumph of good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. It also speaks to a broader truth about our shared American...
Posted: 16.09.2016
 
Jainworld since 1996 Making Jainism Visible in the Digital Age Kshamavani Parva Michhami Dukkaddam On this auspicious occasion of Kshamavani (क्षमावाणी), we beg forgiveness for our intentional and unintentional wrongs, excesses, sins, that we might have done onto you. May we forgive every one. Michhami Dukkaddam खम्मामि सव्व जीवेषु सव्वे जीवा...
Posted: 15.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the last and the most important day of Das Lakshana Parva where we get to shed evils within us and seek forgiveness from all beings. Uttam Brahmacharya is the tenth Dharma and it is said that practicing Bhrahmacharya automatically fulfills other nine Dharmas. On behalf of JAINA EC and BOD, if we have knowingly or...
Posted: 14.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the ninth day of Das Lakshana Parva which is known for Uttam Aakinchay i.e. Non-Attachment from all worldly pleasures and attachment towards our soul. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshana Day 9 Let me give up attachment through unattachment. My soul will be my only support...
Posted: 13.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the eighth day of Das Lakshana Parva. Many of you will be start fasting from today with a desire to do Atham (3 days of fasting). I wish you sukh sata. Let us learn about eighth Dharma i.e. Uttam Tyag. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshana Day 8 External renunciation is...
Posted: 12.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Hope you are in sukh sata. Today is the seventh day of Das Lakshana Parva which is known for Uttam Tapa, it helps to get rid of the cycle of birth and death. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshana Day 7 Knowing that the earth with its crops of rice and barley, with its gold and cattle,...
Posted: 11.09.2016
By P K Jain
Samani Malay Pragya and Samani Punya Pragya disciples of Jain Acharya Shree Mahashraman, on the request of Mr. Praveen Kumar Jain visited Singapore during Paryushan parva. They were warmly received throughout their 12-day trip from 30th August to 11th September 2016 and their pravachans were in Hindi and source of inspiration for sayyam and maitri to all. There presence and pravachans made the Paryushan Parva...
Posted: 10.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today, on the fifth day of Das Lakshana Parva, we will learn about the fifth Dharma i.e. Uttam Satya which tells us to give up falsehood and embrace truthfulness in our life. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshahna Day 5 A truthful man is treated as reliable as the mother, as venerable...
Posted: 10.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the sixth day of Das Lakshana Parva. Hope you are in sukh sata and especially those who are fasting. Let us learn about the sixth Dharma i.e. Uttam Sanyam. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshana Day 6 My soul characterised by knowledge and faith is alone eternal. All other...
Posted: 09.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today, on fourth day of Das Lakshana Parva, we will observe fourth Dharma i.e Uttam Shauch, which teaches us to be content with what we have and lessen the worldly possessions. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Day Lakshana Day 4 The yogi who is indifferent to worldly affairs remains...
Posted: 08.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the third day of Das Lakshana and many Shravak and Shravikas will be completing Atham (3 Upvas). Hope all are in sukh sata. Uttam Arjava is the third Dharma which means Supreme Straightforwardness. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshana Day 3 The virtue of uprightness is...
Posted: 08.09.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra! We invite you to join us for our Paryushan and Das Lakshan program also called Kshamavani on Saturday, September 17th, at 3:00 PM. The plan includes Kshamavani message and Tapasvi's bahuman followed by sangh Swamivatslya program. In order for proper planning please send you RSVP by clicking the following link on or before Sunday, September 11th...
Posted: 07.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today, on the second day of Das Lakshana Parva, let us learn about second Dharma i.e. Uttam Mardav and keep ourselves free from egotism by practicing humility. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshana Day 2 Have compassion towards all living beings, hatred leads to destruction. - Bhagwan...
Posted: 06.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the first day of Das Lakshana and I wish you all sukh sata during this auspicious Parva. JAINA will be sending a quote and message on each Dharma daily. Uttam Kshama is the first Dharma among all 10 Dharmas. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Quote - Das Lakshana Day 1 The word Kshama means...
Posted: 06.09.2016
 
Audio Sthānakavāsī Title: Sthanakwasi Pratikraman Samvatsari Language: Gujarati
Posted: 06.09.2016
 
Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Education Committee Commonly Downloaded PARYUSHAN Files: Sr No Book Name Language Author Book Index Docx Book Index PDF Total Pages Standard Resolution File High Resolution File Word / Docx file 320010 English Pratikraman Introduction for English Speaking Jains English Mayur and Rita Lodaya (Speaker), Mayur and Rita Lodaya (Speaker) 1 MB 32 30 MB...
Posted: 05.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the most important day of the year where we get to shed evils within us and seek forgiveness from all beings. Jainsim is a unique religion. Jain religion gives us many opportunities to clean our souls, live a happy and peaceful life. JAINA has always worked for the cause of Community. On behalf of JAINA EC and BOD, if we...
Posted: 05.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America GATHA FROM JIV VICHAR In this stanza, the fifth and final type of sthavara jiva i.e. vanaspatikaya jiva are defined and explained. VANASPATIKAYA: Vanaspatikaya jiva are living beings that have vegetable or flora as their own bodies, also known as vegetal bodies. Now vanaspatikaya are classified into two groups as stated in the Jain scriptures: i. Sadharana...
Posted: 04.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Time flies so fast and we are today in last leg of Parvadhiraj Paryushan Parva. Hope you are in sukh shata and especially those who are fasting. Many of you will be start fasting from today with a desire to do Atham (3 days of fasting). Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD GATHA FROM JIV VICHAR In this...
Posted: 03.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the fifth day of Parvadhiraj Paryushan Parva. The day reminds us of great mother Trishla who had been blessed to give birth to Bhagwan Mahavir and had seen 14 symbols in her dream. Congratulation to JAINA Convention team for record registration of 1000 attendees within first 48 hours! Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA...
Posted: 02.09.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Parvadhiraj Paryushan Maha Parv Program Outline Pledges / Nakro Available for Paryushan English Lectures during Paryushan 2016 Paryushan Ekasana,Swamivatsalya,Parna - RSVP Request for University Food Delivery Assistance Paryushan - JCYC Events 2016 Das Lakshana Maha Parv Program Outline Parvadhiraj Paryushan Maha Parv Program Outline Jain festivals are...
Posted: 01.09.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the fourth day of our festival and usually we read scriptures from the Kalpa Sutra, a scripture which recounts the life of Bhagwan Mahavir, the 14 dreams of his mother before his birth, followed by the story of his birth, life and liberation. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD GATHA FROM JIV...
Posted: 01.09.2016
 
News in Hindi: Paryushan Mahaparv @ Durg दुर्ग! पर्यूषण पर्व श्रावकों के लिए मोक्ष मार्ग पर जाने के पुरूषार्थ की आंतरिक तैयारी का समय है। जिस हृदय में दूसरों के प्रति क्षमा की नदी,...
Posted: 01.09.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California TAPSVI PARANA ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 Hopefully everyone doing tapasya is in good shata. We are very happy to hear that many of you have already started your tapasya. Paryushan Parva has started and Parana will be here before we know it. Request for Tapasvi Information: Please see the attached Tapasya form. This form will be available at the center also. Children meeting...
Posted: 01.09.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California Jain Center has arranged ENGLISH LECTURES during first five days of Paryushan for those who prefer English. This would be of particular interest to all the YOUTH and also for those parents who want their children to visit temple and attend lectures in their easy to understand and preferred language. Last Year we introduced a new Speaker Dr. Dicky Shah. Following after the...
Posted: 31.08.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the third day of Parvadhiraj Paryushan Parva and many Shravak and Shravikas will be completing Atham (3 Upvas). Hope all are in sukh shata. Let us find the true essence of happiness and contentment during this festival and thus rise to a new level of living. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD...
Posted: 31.08.2016
 
PARYUSHAN means: Festival of self friendship and realisation of soul. Festival of sacrifice, penance & endurance. Festival of soul purification & self search, time to keep aside the post, wealth & prestige & be with the God. The time to forget & forgiveness make the enemy a friend & increase the love and kindness. 1st Day of Paryushan: The day of making the mind & soul pure and concentrate in vitrag. 2nd Day of...
Posted: 30.08.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! Today is the second day of Parvadhiraj Paryushan Parva and hope all are in sukh shata. We have been religiously celebrating Paryushan Parva for years and let us vow that we shall put in practice the Jain way of Life. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD GATHA FROM JIV VICHAR PRUTHVIKAYA: Pruthvikaya jiva...
Posted: 30.08.2016
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Paryushan Parva Under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Tuesday, Aug 30 - Tuesday, Sep 6 Aug 30 - Sep 5 - 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM, Sep 6 (Samvatsari) - 7 PM - 9 PM JVBNA Center for Peace & Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Pratikraman followed by Pravachan on पथ चुनें, पर कौन सा? 'Choose a path,...
Posted: 29.08.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message   Jai Jinendra! Today is the first day of Parvadhiraj Paryushan Parva. Let us all walk on the path showed by Bhagwan Mahavir during Paryushan Parva. JAINA will be sending you daily a Gatha for those keen on scriptures, a Quote of the day and message on one of the facets of Paryushan. JAINA has received a Message from President Obama on the...
Posted: 29.08.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra, We are pleased to provide you the details of the Paryushan and Das Laxan Parva program at the Jain Center of Greater Boston. Please note: The regularly scheduled Swadhyay session on Mondays has been cancelled until the Parvas are complete. It will resume on Monday, September 19. Paryushan Parva Monday, August 29 through Monday, September 5 . Invited Speaker - Shri...
Posted: 28.08.2016
 
News in Hindi: Paryushan pajushan जैन धर्म में पर्युषण पर्व का विशेष महत्व है। यह सर्वश्रेष्ठ पर्व माना जाता है। पर्युषण आत्मशुद्धि का पर्व है, कोई लौकिक त्यौहार नहीं। इस पर्व...
Posted: 27.08.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! I wish you and your family Sukh-Shata during upcoming Paryushan and Das Lakshana Parv with each of us getting involved in prayers, fasting and cleansing our souls. Master Schedule of Paryusan and Das Lakshana Programs at various Jain Centers in North America is available at www.jaina.org Links for English Pratikaman and Paryushan...
Posted: 27.08.2016
 
Siddhayatan Tirth LIVE Webcast for 8-days Paryushan: A Spiritual Celebration Join Acharya Shree Yogeesh and hundreds around the world for 8-days. We are celebrating Paryushan, which is a special time where millions of people focus their attention on spirituality and awakening their soul. This is a unique opportunity to learn live from Acharya Shree as he covers topics such as soul awakening, right...
Posted: 24.08.2016
 
Samani Pratibha Pragya Samani Unnata Pragya Jain Vishva Bharati London Om Arham Please see a simple message from Jain Vegans before Paryushan starts: In light of the violence in milk production, we invite Jains to consider giving up dairy this Paryushan. During Paryushan, Jains reflect on the harm they may have caused other living beings and fast in some way. For many Jains, fasting typically involves avoiding...
Posted: 24.08.2016
 
Paryushan Parva Aug 30 - Sep 6 Aug 30 - Sep 5 - 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM, Sep 6 ( Samvatsari ) - 7 PM - 9 PM JVBNA Center for Peace & Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Pratikraman followed by Pravachan on पथ चुनें, पर कौन सा? 'Choose a path, but which one?' Tuesday, Aug 30 आनंद का अनुभव होता है? - Do you feel joy? अंत मति...
Posted: 24.08.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone SCVP London would like to advise every one of our annual English Pratikraman programme during Paryushan in August/September and of course start of the school Autumn term in September with exciting activities planned for the children and two wonderful topics for the adults. All the details are enclosed. We welcome you all to put these dates in your diaries and look forward to seeing you at...
Posted: 23.08.2016
 
Samani Bhavit Pragya Samani Kanchan Pragya Best Regards,JVB Orlando.
Posted: 23.08.2016
 
Samani Bhavit Pragya Samani Kanchan Pragya Jai Jinendra, Please make a note of following changes in the program: Tap Bahuman is moved to Monday, September 5th from 10 AM to Noon followed by Swamivatsalya. Regular Paryushan program will be followed on Saturday morning starting at 10:30 am - Bhaktamar followed by Pravachan. Please RSVP by August 26th for accurate swamivatsalya count. Best Regards, JVB Orlando. --...
Posted: 17.08.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California What's Inside: Parvadhiraj Paryushan Maha Parv Program Outline Pledges / Nakro Available for Paryushan English Lectures during Paryushan 2016 Paryushan Ekasana,Swamivatsalya,Parna - RSVP Food Service Corps Volunteer Registration Form for Paryushan Request for University Food Delivery Assistance Paryushan JCYC Events 2016 Das Lakshana Maha Parv Program Outline...
Posted: 15.08.2016
 
Jain Vegans Video This 2min video explains why members of the Jain community should consider giving up dairy this Paryushan.
Posted: 15.08.2016
 
Samani Pratibha Pragya Samani Unnata Pragya Jain Vishva Bharati London Om Arham, Welcome to Paryushan, great Spiritual uplift. Please see below details of the JVB Paryushan Mahaparva celebrations with attached detailed program in the presence of Respected Samanijis Kamal Pragyaji and Unnata Pragyaji. Kindly make a note of the dates and RSVP for Saturday and Sunday for catering purpose. JVB Paryushan 2016...
Posted: 09.08.2016
 
JVB Houston We are pleased to announce that Paryushan Mahaparv 2016 will be celebrated at JVB Preksha Meditation Center under the auspicious guidance of Samaniji Vikas Pragya Ji & Samaniji Maryada Pragya Ji. Please mark your calenders for: August 30th through September 6th, 2016 Dinner will be served daily and RSVP is required. You can RSVP online on this Link or you can simply reply back to this email. The...
Posted: 19.04.2016
 
Acharya Mahashraman Pravachan Video:
Posted: 19.04.2016
 
Singer Title Play min Babita Gunecha Jiski Aaj Jarurat Kyo Usne Pahle Avtar Liya Composed by Acharya Mahaprajna 3:57 Babita Gunecha Veer Jayanti Ka Shubh Avsar 3:23
Posted: 19.04.2016
By Dr. Samani Shashi Pragya
Mahavira's Contribution to the Mankind for All the Ages Among the great religious teachers of the world, Mahavira was the earliest who contributed much for the good and welfare of the entire mankind of all the ages. Mahavira's advent took place when this world was seething with philosophical speculations with Socrates and Plato in Greece, Zoroaster in Persia and Confucius in China. In India, the Brahmanic...
Posted: 19.04.2016
 
Happy Mahavir Jayanti by Meenakshi Bhutoria Video:
Posted: 19.04.2016
By Acharya Jeetmal
Chobisi is a set of 24 devotional songs dedicated to the 24 Jain Tirthankaras. Composed by: Dedicated to: Acharya Jeetmal Language: Rajasthani: 24~~तीर्थंकर महावीर प्रभु नहीं इसो दुसरो जगवीर। उपसर्ग सहिवा अडिग जिनवर,सुरगिरि जेम सधीर। चरम...
Posted: 17.11.2015
By Dr. Samani Rohit Pragya
Jain Center of South Florida On 8th November, Jain community of Miami felt privileged to have the auspicious presence of Samani Madhur Pragya ji and Samani Vikas Pragya ji who all the way came from Jain Vishva Bharati Centre, Orlando and Samani Shukla Pragya ji and Samani Rohit Pragya ji came from Miami to conduct the programme of Mahavir Nirvan Divas. Auspicious event began with the recitation of Namaskar...
Posted: 09.11.2015
By Dr. M.C. Jain
The word "Diwali" is a corruption of the Sanskrit word "Deepavali" (also transliterated as "Dipavali"). Deepa/dipa means "light of the dharma", and avali means "a continuous line". The more literal translation is "rows of clay lamps". Diwali is one of the most popular and colorful festivals in India. Better known as Deepavali or the festival of lights, Diwali is a nocturnal celebration embraced by Hindus,...

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