Posted: 27.08.2016
 
Speaking Tree Emotional Heart touching Story & Videos (Emotional Hindi Short Film): They say that no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted… but how many of us truly believe in this age-old adage? For starters, how many of us smile at our next door neighbor? How many of us rush to help an elderly cross the road? How many of us offer drinking water to the vegetable vendor on the road? However, here’s...
Posted: 11.01.2016
 
Speaking Tree 08.01.2016 Editorial by Acharya Mahapragya The sky keeps changing hues. Some changes are perceptible and others are smaller changes. A cloud moves a bit, the wind blows, the sun's rays get sharper, and then dark clouds fill the sky, it rains, it shines, it stands dark against twinkling stars and a bright moon. In a single day we see the sky changing so much. Man too changes so many forms from...
Posted: 28.10.2015
 
Speaking Tree 24.10.2015 The akriti of Mahavira is the perfect yantra for contemplation by Jains and Hindus alike, writes Harsha V Dehejia, Editorial. The Jain tradition is prehistoric and some claim that it may even predate Hinduism. Rishabha is the first of 24 Jain tirthankaras.The Kalpasutra, the Jain canonical text, gives accounts of only the last four tirthankaras, namely Naminath,Aristenemi, Parshvanath...
Posted: 13.04.2015
 
Speaking Tree By: Pranav Khullar on Apr 09, 2015 The fundamental issue of liberation from human bondage is deconstructed in Jaina thought, through a detailed analysis of the nature of reality and the notion of karma. In its unique assertion that the soul itself is a material cause of drawing a veil over its real nature, the Jaina tradition shifts the onus from external causes and influences to pinning...
Posted: 03.04.2013
 
Speaking Tree By: Acharya Mahaprajna on Jul 13, 2012 What science calls matter, we call pudgal in Jain cosmology, says ACHARYA MAHAPRAJNA who explains that the life particle is indivisible Behind every act, there is an actor, or one who acts. This is but logical. Who then is the Creator of the world? This has been an eternal question. Is our philosophy capable of answering this question? All I can say is that...
Posted: 02.04.2013
 
Speaking Tree By: Acharya Mahaprajna on Mar 31, 2012 Experience it to know, says ACHARYA MAHAPRAJNA Truth is eternal. The one who sees truth does not create it; he only explains it. Mahavira was not the founder of truth; he expressed it, he elaborated on it. With long years of penance, he was able to see truth and describe it within the limitations of language. He perceived that truth can be seen, but its...

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