Jain - Santhara, Sallekhana

Jains prefer mangoes over strawberries

He spent five years of his life researching and writing the award-winning documentary, Santhara. He talks about truths that he discovered in the process. – Article By Nadini Kumar, Bangalore Mirror Source: Odditycentral.com Shekar Hattangadi’s 25-minute documentary Santhara, on age-old practice of fasting unto death by members of the Jain community, won the award for […]

Heart, head and Jainism

An interesting thought provoking article about to westerners Axel Jarvengren and Ellen Gough studying & practising Jainism. – Article & Images Courtesy: Yogesh Pawar, DNA India Bells chime at Gulalwadi’s Parshvanath Digambar Jain Mandir, early hours ensuring they can be heard. The signature din of Mumbai’s oldest business district is still to begin but devotees are […]

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