Attack on Jain monk condemned

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 7, 2013: Members of Jain community staged a silent protest and took out a rally on Sunday in condemnation of the recent attacks on Jain temples and monks in Karnataka and Gujarat. Members said they would submit a memorandum to the state governments against such incidents, requesting them to take action and […]

‘Silent protest rally’ taken out

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 6, 2013: Members of the Digamber Jain Samaj took out a “silent protest rally” here on Sunday against what they termed as “untoward incidents” against members of the Jain community. The protesters demanded quick action against those who defaced an idol of a Jain Tirthankara at Mandaragiri hillock, an ancient Jain heritage […]

Muni Maharaj leads protest against Girnar incident

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 6, 2013: Muni 108 Sri Pramanasagarji Maharaj led the silent protest march at Bangalore against the attack on Muni 108 Sri Prabhalasagarji Maharaj in Girnar & defacing of manastambha & Chaturmukha idol on it. The protest that started from Sri Shanthinatha Swamy Digambar Temple in Wilson garden passed through all the important […]

Protest at Bangalore against Girnar incident

Bangalore (Karnataka), January 5, 2013: A silent protest has been organised at Bangalore on Sunday January 6, 2013 at Sri Shanthinatha Swamy Digambar Jain temple, Wilson Garden to protest the attack on Muni 108 Sri Prabhalsagarji Maharaj at Girnar and defacing of the Chaturmukha idol at Mandaragiri (Tumkur district). The protest is scheduled to start at […]

Bus Arranged from B’lore to Humcha for Vardanthi

Bangalore (Karnataka), November 12, 2012: WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM has arranged a special bus from Bangalore to Humcha for devotees visiting Humcha along on the occassion of Humcha Bhattarakha’s Vardanthi Mahotsava. Along with this a darshan of the surrounding places have also been organised. The detailed programe schedule is as below – November 16, 2012 – 9:00 pm […]

Bangalore Jains seek protection for Digambar Munis

They are concerned over increasing bullying and ‘attacks’ on the renunciates from people who can’t see the spirituality behind the nudity. Bangalore (Karnataka), October 25, 2012: A Digambara Muni’s only clothing is the atmosphere itself, such is the degree of renunciation among the Jain monks. And yet, while the man on the street rarely ridicules […]

Siddhachakra Mahamandala Vidhana at Bangalore

Bangalore (Karnataka), October 22, 2012: A 10 days Siddhachakra Vidhana Has been organised at Bangalore from tuesday November 20, 2012 to Wednesday November 28, 2012 by Sri Shanthinatha Sammedha Shikarji Yatra Sangha. It will held in the premises of No. 5, Sri Kuruhina Shetty Kendra Sangha, Sakamma Bhavan, new high school road, V.V.Puram (Opposite Karnataka […]

Education department gives birth to a controversy

Bangalore (Karnataka), September 4, 2012: The revised eighth standard Social Science textbook of the state syllabus has angered the Jain community, who say that the chapter on Mahaveera provides wrong information about the Jain saint and carries a wrong picture. The lesson number 5 “Birth of New Religions” deals with formation of Jainism and Buddhism. […]

Puttenahalli Shitalanatha Temple’s Pooja on June 4

Bangalore (Karnataka), May 29, 2012: The annual pooja mahotsava of 1008 Sri Shitalanatha Swamy temple at Puttenahalli in Bangalore will be held on June 4, 2012. The pooja will be held under the guidance of His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji of Humcha Jain Mutt. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service

Sri Devendrakeerthi Swamiji’s Visit to Bangalore

Bangalore (Karnataka), May 29, 2012: His Holiness Swasti Sri Deevendrakeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji of the Humcha Jain Mutt will be visiting Bangalore from 2nd to 4th June 2012. This will be his first visit to Bangalore after becoming the Bhattarakha of Sri Kshetra Humcha. He will be visiting the Suvarna Parshwanatha swamy Digambar Jain temple at […]

Event on ‘Kannada Tirthankara Epics’ at Bangalore

Bangalore (Karnataka), April 13, 2012: An event on the ‘Kannada Tirthankara Epics’ (Kannada Tirthankara Puranagalu) has been organised in the premises of Sri Sheethalanatha Swamy Digambar Jain temple, Puttenahalli, Bangalore. It will be held on Sunday April 15, 2012 from 2.30 pm onwards. The event organised by the Bangalore unit of Jaina Adhyayana Samsthe will […]

Sammedhashikarji Vidhan & Samuhika Pooja

Bengaluru (Karnataka), January 15: The Sammedhashikarji Vidhana and Samuhika Pooja has been organised at Sri Shanthinatha Swamy Digambar Jain Temple, Wilson Garden, Bangalore. The pooja to be held on sunday the February 5th, 2012 will be conducted from 7 am to 11 am. For further details please contact Pradeep Jain on – Jain Heritage […]

Acharya advises BSY to tread path of dharma

Bengaluru (Karnataka), January 3, 2012: Praising former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa for his contributions to Jain culture in Karnataka, Acharya Gunadharanandi Maharaj, a prominent Jain spiritual leader, said, “The amount of help he has given has never been given in the past and cannot be matched in the future.” Speaking at the inauguration of […]

Pampa influenced Kannada literature immensly

Sanmarga, the international conference on the influence of Jainism in the areas of arts, culture and literature, organised by the Centre for Management Studies at Jain University on Monday, paid tribute to one of Kannada’s biggest poets, Adikavi Pampa. Bengaluru (Karnataka), January 3, 2012: Sanmarga, the international conference on the influence of Jainism in the […]

Bangalore / Bengaluru

History – Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and was the capital of princley Mysore from 1831. A popular story is narated on the origin of the present name. hoysala Viraballala had to satiate his hunger with boiled green beans, served by an old poor woman during a hunting expedition to this place. After the food […]

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