Asuriya – Samavasarana Tirth

History : Bharuch region happens to be the place of Samavasarana (Samavasarana Bhoomi) of Lord Ajithanath, Chandraprabhu and Munisuvratanath Tirthankars. This Tirth has been set up in memory of this. Heritage Centre Type : Tirtha Kshetra How to Reach : The tirth is located near Asuriya village besides the national highway 8 (NH8) while travelling from […]

Jain community from Gujarat to get minority status by July end

Ahmedabad (Gujarat), June 30, 2015: Welcoming the move, Jain leaders have expressed happiness and claimed that the minority tag will help the community in preserving their culture. Jain community members living in the BJP-ruled Gujarat are set to get the minority status by end of next month, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Ramanlal Vora said on […]

Devotees in Gujarat reminded of 11 ‘karmas’

Ahmedabad (Gujarat), September 14, 2012: On the second day of Paryushan on Thursday, various derasars across the city witnessed huge rush of Jain devotees when thousands flocked to join religious discourses during the 9-day period of coming together. While the discourse of first day revolved around five duties during Paryushan, the second day discourse revolved […]

One more temple robbed in Patan

Ahmedabad (Gujarat), September 7, 2012: Temples in North Guajrat continue to be robbed. The latest incident of robbery took place in a Jain temple in Patan taluka. Robbers broke into the tenple in the wee hours on Wednesday and stole Rs 10 lakh worth of jewellery. Interestingly, despite several notifications of installing CCTV cameras in […]

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