Two Ancient Jain Inscriptions of 12th-13th Century Found at Makodu Village, Mysuru District

Two Ancient Jain Inscriptions of 12th-13th Century found at Makodu Village, Mysuru District

Mysuru (Karnataka), 6th October 2018: Two ancient Jain inscriptions of 12th-13th century have been found at Sri Parshwanath Swamy Basadi in Makodu village, Periyapatna Taluk, Mysuru district. Nitin H P, the founder and executive director of www.jainheritagecentres.com (JHC) has informed that, “the inscriptions are discovered during the renovation work of the temple. One of the inscriptions […]

Rare statutes and pictures of Jain gurus on display

Indore (Madhya Pradesh), 17th September 2018: A total of 44 rare statues and their 66 pictures belonging to 6th to 17th century have been displayed for the first time in the city at Canary National Art Foundation during a 20-day-long exhibition. The exhibition organised by Digamber Jain Samaj in collaboration with Jain Museum, Digambar Jain […]

Dharmasthala Bahubali Swami Mahamasthakabhisheka to be held in February 2019

Dharmasthala (Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka), 10th September 2018: The 4th Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsava of Lord Bahubali on the Ratnagiri hill at Dharmasthala will be held in February 2019. Dr. D.Veerendra Heggade, the Dhrmadhikari of Dharmasthala has informed this while speaking to reporters after the initial preparatory meeting that was held at Dharmasthala. He further informed that […]

Memories of Muni 108 Sri Tarunsagarji Maharaj during Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava 2006

Bengaluru (Karnataka), 2nd September 2018: Muni 108 Sri Tarunsagar Maharaj Ji breathed his last on Saturday 1st September 2018 at 3:18 am in New Delhi at the age of 51 years by undertaking the “Sallekhana” vow. He attained Sallekhana Purva Samadhi Marana. “The team at www.jainheritagecentres.com pays its homage to Muni 108 Sri Tarunsagarji Maharaj through […]

15-year-old Jain monk to take 200-question challenge

Bengaluru (Karnataka), 31st August 2018: A 15-year-old muni from Gujarat will exhibit a rare feat of memory at Palace Grounds on Sunday: 200 questions will be posed to him at one go, which he will answer on the spot and in chronological order. To show that no challenge is too daunting for his prodigious memory, Padmaprabhchandrasagar […]

Muni 108 Sri Tarunsagarji Maharaj Passes Away at 51 in Delhi

New Delhi, 1st September 2018: Jain monk Tarun Sagar, 51, passed away in east Delhi on Saturday after prolonged illness. He was suffering from jaundice and other ailments. The Jain Monk, who had a massive following, breated his last before dawn on Saturday. A large number of followers joined his funeral procession, which started from […]

Villagers mistake Jain Tirthankara in Karur for Murugan

Villagers mistake Jain Tirthankara in Karur for Murugan

  Chennai (Tamil Nadu), 30th August 2018: A team of Jain scholars and heritage enthusiasts recently came upon a bas relief carved out of a rock hill in a village in Karur resembling Adinatha (Rishabha), the first Tirthankara of Jains. They also found locals were worshipping the structure as ‘mottai andavar’ (Lord Murugan). “The head […]

Amid protest by Jain community,Govt calls off livestock export

Nagpur, 30th June 2018: Following protests from a section of Jain community, in a sudden development on Friday evening, the central government cancelled the export of goat and sheep from city airport due to begin on Saturday. Official sources said project has been indefinitely deferred. Dr Vikas Mahatme, leader of Dhangar community of livestock herders […]

Jain temple inauguration at Tirupati

Tirupati, 10th February 2018:  The golden Jain temple known as Sri Brahmeshwar Parshwanath Swarn Jain Temple, the first of its kind in the whole of South India, will be inaugurated (Pran Pratishtha) at C Ramapuram near Tirupati on February 11.  The unique temple is part of the holy land of Sri Siddheshwar Teerth Brahmrishi Ashram […]

President flags off Bahubali’s 88th Mahamasthakabhisheka

  Shravanabelagola (Hassan District, Karnataka), 8th February 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind launched the festivities to mark the 88th Mahamasthakabhisheka (grand bath) celebrations of Bahubali at Shravanabelagola in Hassan district on Wednesday. Chief minister Siddaramaiah and other dignitaries too took part in the inaugural celebrations. The mahamasthakabhisheka or the anointing ceremony of the 57-foot-high granite […]

Aratipura – Aretippur Bahubali Swamy Mahamastakabhisheka on 3rd December 2017

Aratipura / Aretippur (Mandya District, Karnataka), November 25, 2017: The Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava of Lord Bahubali at Aratipura will be held on 3rd December 2017. The event has been organised under the Holy Guidance of His Holiness SwastiSri Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji, Shravanabelagola. Vichara Patta Kshullakha Sri Siddanthakeerthi Swamiji, Aretippur will be present and lead the proceedings. Programme […]

Report of Research Workshop on Siri-Bhoovalaya at Indore – 13th & 14th September 2017

Indore (Madhya Pradesh), September 14, 2017: Two-day research workshop on Siri-Bhoovalaya was hosted by Kundkund Gyanpeeth, Indore a research centre recognised by Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Indore, with active support from Tatva Chintan Varsha Yog Samiti. The workshop was graced with holy presence of Pujya Acharya Shree Vishuddha Sagarji Maharaj with Muni Sangh, Pujya Elacharya […]

Ancient Parshwanath Tirthankar idol found at Kanakagiri

An ancient idol of 23rd Jain Tirthankar Lord Parshwanath has been found at Kanakagiri in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka, India. Kanakagiri (Chamarajanagar District, Karnataka), September 8, 2017: An ancient idol of Lord Parshwanath Tirthankar has been found in the middle of a field at a distance of 1 Km from Jain Siddha Kshetra Kanakagiri. The […]

Jains embark on unique peace building initiatives

Secundrabad/Hyderabad, July 12, 2017: The Jains in the city have embarked on unique “peace building” initiatives. Nearly 5000 Jains will assemble at a place in Ranigunj and chant “Navkar Manthra” for 36 lakh times for world peace on July 16, under the aegis of Shri Vardhaman Sthanakvasi Jain Shravak Sangh Secunderabad. Navkar Manthra is to Jains […]

Peace and Non-Violence: Inculcation of Jain Philosophies in the Youth for a Better Tomorrow

Shravanabelagola (Karnataka), July 7, 2017: Governor Vajubhai R. Vala said that it was Jainism which taught us the importance of sacrifice and non-violence and it enhanced the rich heritage of India when he was talking at Chaturmasa Mangala Kalash installation ceremony at Jain Mutt at Shravanabelagola in Channarayapatra taluk on Friday. The governor gave an […]

Ujjain Jain Temple Panchakalyana

Ujjain: Panchkalyana ceremony begins with grand procession

Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), May 31, 2017: Traditional ceremony ‘Panchkalyana’ commenced at Digambar Jain temple, Laxminagar, on Monday. Panchkalyanak is a traditional ceremony of idol consecration and is observed when a new idol is installed at Jain temples. The ceremony began with a grand procession, flag hoisting, abhishek pujan, religious discourse, purification of temple premises, Indra […]

He will be known as Jain monk who scored 99.99 percentile in Class 12

Varshil’s parents have supported the decision of their son, who got inspiration from Jain monk Shree Kalyanratna Vijayji Maharaj (32). Surat (Gujarat), June 6, 2017: A Class 12th student of Gujarat State Board who scored 99.99 percentile in Commerce stream this year is not looking for any top college to get admission. But he is […]

Play to celebrate birth anniversary of Jain poet

Patna (Bihar), May 22, 2017: Famous Hindi play ‘Yugpurush – Mahatma ke Mahatma’ will be enacted at Rabindra Bhawan here on May 23 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Shrimad Rajchandraji, a Jain poet and philosopher. The nearly two-hour long play will begin at 7.30pm. The play, directed by Rajesh Joshi and written by […]

10th century Mahavir idol found near Vollore

10th Century Mahavira idol found near Vellore

Vellore (Tamil Nadu), April 29, 2017: A stone sculpture of Mahavira dating back to the 10th century was found on an agricultural land at Thuraiperumbakkam near Kaveripakkam on Saturday. Officials said that the sculpture was found on the land when an earthmover was removing “seemai karuvelam” trees. Revenue officials were informed and the sculpture was taken […]

Jain devotees gather in thousands for ‘deeksha’

Nagpur (Maharashtra), April 27, 2017: A grand ‘shobha yatra’ was organized by Jain Shravak Sangh from Dhanson’s Lawn, Wardhaman Nagar, as part of three-day programme to mark the ‘deeksha’ ceremony of Devam Kochar (35) from Bengaluru. Thousands of Jain devotees from across the country have gathered in the city for the occasion. On the first […]

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