Kolkata - Paryushan Celebrations 2007 - Day 7 - Dhyan Diwas

Posted: 24.09.2007
Updated on: 30.07.2015

Paryushan 2007 Celebrations

Day 7

Dhyan Diwas

15.09.2007

The seventh day of the Festival of Amity & Peace was observed as the Dhyan Diwas (meditation day). Sadhavishree Nirvanshreeji graced the occasion by saying that the Paryusan Mahaparva helps bring a new recourse in our life. She said that it is essential for one to be acquainted with its own soul. This acquaintance is possible only through meditation or dhyana. The element “Truth” in its true meaning can be better understood by one whose heart is pure. Meditation is one of the most important medium through which “truth” can be known. Sadhavishreeji said that as by opening the doors & windows our rooms lighten up, similarly our inner-self lightens up by meditation.

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Ratanlal Sethia Taking Vow Of Tap

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Many Tapsawi Ladies

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Sri Mannalal Bardia And Amritlal Sancheti In Frontline Among Male Audience

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Sri Bhanwarlal Singhi Compering Function

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Sadhvi Muditprabha

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Sadhvi Lavnyaprabha

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Sadhvi Dr.Yogkshemprabha

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Audience

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Sadhvi Yokshemprabha Speaking

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Audience

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People Doing Jap

The human heart is full if desires, he wants to have everything which he sees & failure to achieve even one desire leads him to stress & tension. Tension acquires three forms: Bodily tension, Mental tension & Emotional tension. In order to live a stress–free life one should understand the importance of meditation, which has become a need of the hour in today’s life when everybody is entangled in the web of work & competition. The importance of meditation will be better understood by the following lines:

Practice Dhyana-yoga,
And Preksha - Anupreksha
Would be a prelude
To new beginning of life
New assurance
New faith
New aspiration
Beyond the limits
Of Body & Mind.

Sadhavishreeji further said that meditation today is not just restricted to monks & nuns but is useful to the entire human clan, irrespective of caste & creed.

In the evening “Bhikshu Bal Sangit Pratiyogita”- a music competition for children below 15 years was organized by Shri Jain Swetamber Terapanthi Sabha, Kolkata. 16 children participated including two competitors of below 5 years.It was very interesting to see kids with their effective presentation of religious songs. Miss Shradha Jain stood first, while Miss Rakhi Fulfagar and Miss Nandita Daga were joint second and Miss Karishma and Vidushi Sethia were declared joint third by the judges Sri Kanhaiyalal Patawari and Mr. Rajesh Bhutoria. The secretary of Kolkata Sabha Sri Karan Singh Nahata compeered the programme while the president Sri Mahal chand Bhansali gave away the prizes to all the participants.

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Sadhvi Nirvan Shree

at
Terapanth Bhavan, 9a, Anuvarat Sarini, Kolkata. phone no.033/24768878

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Sushil Bafana, HereNow4U Correspondent, Kolkata & Sushil Choraria, Kolkata