Jeevadayashtami

During the times of 20th Tirthankara of Jainism, Lord Munisuvrata as a part of the Navaratri celebrations lot of animal sacrifice was practiced on the ashtamai day and the animals were offered to Goddess Durga as bali. This day was called as Durgashtami. This act of animal sacrifice was stopped by Lord Munisuvrata and special […]

Uttama Akinchanya Dharma – Supreme Non-Attachment

– Muni Sri Kamkumarnandi Maharaj He, who abandons the evil thought of attachment to worldly objects, can alone give up possessions. Assuredly, the non-appearance of attachment and other passions in Ahimsa, and their appearance is ‘Himsa’. Na kinchan iti akinchana Not to have the least (Parigraha) attachment is known as Akinchanya (non-attachment). The word ‘akinchan‘ […]

Uttama Samyama Dharma – Supreme Self-Restraint

::jseblod::article::/jseblod::::panel_article:: ::/panel_article::::wysiwyg_introtext:: ::/wysiwyg_introtext::::wysiwyg_fulltext:: – Muni Sri Kamkumarnandi Maharaj ‘Self-restraint is the key to eternal happiness’ The word ‘Samyam’ is derived from the root ‘yam’ with preposition ‘sam‘ by the addition of suffix  ‘ap’.  The word ‘Samyam‘ has various meanings like check, restraint, control, prevention and mental concentration. Uttama Samyam i.e., Supreme self-restraint is one of […]

Uttama Satya Dharma – Supreme Truthfulness

::jseblod::article::/jseblod::::panel_article:: ::/panel_article::::wysiwyg_introtext:: ::/wysiwyg_introtext::::wysiwyg_fulltext:: – Muni Sri Kamkumarnandi Maharaj Truth is the speech of inward purity.                                          – Sir Edwin Arnold The word ‘satya’ (truth) has been derived by the addition of the suffix ‘yat’ with the root ‘sat’ (satya) are prevalent in common use; e.g. truthful, real, genuine, honest, loyal, non-deceitful or truth speaking. […]

Uttama Shaucha Dharma-Supreme Contentment / Purity

::jseblod::article::/jseblod::::panel_article:: ::/panel_article::::wysiwyg_introtext:: ::/wysiwyg_introtext::::wysiwyg_fulltext:: – Muni Sri Kamkumarnandi Maharaj The word ‘Shauch‘ is a compound word derived by adding the suffix ‘anr‘ with the word ‘shuchi‘ to mean ‘shucherbhav shauchanam’. It means sacredness, cleanliness, to be pure, to be clean, to be spotless and to be non-greedy. The humanitarian approach to lessen the miseries of living […]

Uttama Arjava Dharma-Supreme Uprightness / Honesty

::jseblod::article::/jseblod::::panel_article:: ::/panel_article::::wysiwyg_introtext:: ::/wysiwyg_introtext::::wysiwyg_fulltext:: – Muni Sri Kamkumarnandi Maharaj A renowned English poet writes about uprightness: A man of life upright Whose guiltless heart is free From all dishonest deeds, Or thoughts of vanity. The Hindi word ‘Arjava’ is a compound word framed by the addition of the suffix ‘anr’ with the root ‘riju’ i.e., riju […]