37 ►Let the Rising Sun of Faith Dispel The Mist of Suspicion

Posted: 15.09.2019
 
An event took place recently which deserves a mention in the history of the world. That incident has boosted up the moral of the individuals and organisations having faith in non-violence. This incident concerns an agreement with a view to minimise the danger of the probable war through nuclear weapons. The understanding between Russia and America was described as the 'Star Pact, The Second Phase.' The, 'Star...

26 ►Project of Anuvrati Family

Posted: 09.09.2019
 
The modern way of living has abandoned the joint family system bringing into vogue the culture of nuclear families. Ever since the beginning of migra­tion of people from the villages to the city, the foundation of human relations seems to be shifting. Family relations are gradually becoming loathsome. The problems relating to education, profession, housing etc. have also put a question-mark in front of...

08 ►Foeticide: A Question-mark

Posted: 31.08.2019
 
Violence is on the increase. Terrorism is spread­ing. The culture of kidnapping is taking deep roots. Incidents of thefts, plundering and killing have not stopped. Murders and suicides have become routine. These happenings are reported in the newspapers in headlines. Such incidents involving violence are being universally condemned. No sensitive person justifies them. The atmosphere of insecurity and terror...

31.08.2019 ►Vishakhapatnam ►Anuvrat Awareness Day Celebrated

Posted: 31.08.2019
 
Vishakhapatnam: 31.08.2019 *Anuvrat is a typical undertaking of the establishment of human values ​​- worshiper Arjunji Medatwal* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In Visakhapatnam, the fifth day of Paryushan festival was celebrated as *Anuvrat Chetna Day* under the direction of the worshipers duo. ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■        Parvadhiraj Paryushan is being worshiped in a joyfull...

04 ►Relevance of Self-restraint

Posted: 29.08.2019
 
Anuvrat is an ideology of life. It is a view of society based on human values, or character. It is not in any way opposed to science and technology. It is opposed to lack of self-restraint. Why would a nation, in whose view of life lack of self-restraint is deeply embedded, try to accord a high place to self-restraint, character or human values? How would self-restraint be regarded ideal in a nation when there...

03 ►An Endeavour to Make Man Virtuous

Posted: 28.08.2019
 
Man is the most important being in this world. It is difficult to say when man first appeared on this earth. But today having reached the number of 5 billion, he is fighting the battle to establish his identity. Human race is one and indivisible, but all men do not possess similar temperament. The royal Saint Bhartrihari has discussed four types of men-virtuous men, ordinary men, demonic men and...

Karmopacaya (Accumulation of Karma)

Posted: 09.08.2019
 
The bondage of karma takes place by the activities of mind, speech and body or any one of these as the prominent one. Their role has been a topic of consideration amongst many philosophers. Activities of mind, in the context of karmic bondage is given special importance in the Buddhist philosophy . In the context of violence and non-violence while discussing this Buddhist principle of karma bondage get more...

Acceptance of non-duality of Soul

Posted: 01.08.2019
 
Jain philosophy accepts indepedent existense of both the living being/soul and matter. Furthermore, existence of infinite souls is also accepted who have their own individual existence. They are not part of any ultimate reality. Even after acceptance of the multiplicity of soul, Āc ā r ā ṅ ga still establishes non-duality of the soul, within the context of non- violence. It wants to...

Essence of Knowledge is Non-violence

Posted: 31.07.2019
 
Only that knowledge can be considered as right knowledge, which can be practiced as non-violence. The knowledge by which, the inspiration for violence occurs and means of violence develops, cannot be called 'knowledge'. That is an illusion of knowledge. It is the cause of worldly transmigration. Actual knower is the one who practices equanimity and non-violence. In the Sūtrak ṛ tā ṅ ga, it...

Main Constituent of Conduct : Non Possession (Aparigraha)

Posted: 29.07.2019
 
In the field of conduct, the concept of non-violence is predominant, though, the concept non-possession is marginally considered. Whereas, in reality- non-possession is a major part of conduct. Most of the violence occurs due to possession. In the Jain āgama literature, within the context of conduct, both non-violence and non- possession have been discussed. There are two main reasons for the bondage of...