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 […]

72 Jinayala temples soon in Medchal

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), November 28, 2013: A first of its kind Jain temple in South India with 72 Jinalaya temples of Jain thirthankaras,  will be constructed at Medchal soon. This will be the third temple in India, after the 72 Jinalaya temple in Bhuj, Gujarat and at Bhinmal in Rajasthan. The temple will have  72 […]

Burglars steal 19 idols from Jain temple

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), June 27, 2012: Burglars gained entry into Jain temple at Aghapura and escaped with 19 Digambar swamy idols and 20 stands on Monday night. The miscreants entered the temple by breaking open the window grill. They used the keys kept inside to open the display safes and took away seven silver idols […]

Grandeur marks Jains’ festival

Grandeur marked the colourful procession taken out by the members of the local Jain community in the thoroughfares on the occasion of the ongoing Sumatinath Bhagawan idol consecration ceremony at the Jain temple in Mandapala Street in the city on Thursday. Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), June 21, 2012: Grandeur marked the colourful procession taken out by […]

Jain Sangh to air drop silver coins!

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), April 7, 2012: Commemo-rating Lord Mahavir’s 2611th birth anniversary, the biggest festival for Jains, Sri Jain Seva Sangh will take out a procession, Bhavya Julus, from the Jain temple on the MG road on Thursday. The procession starts at 8 a.m and will pass through Secunderabad clock tower, MG statue, Paradise circle, […]

Jain Temples to be Repaired by Archeology Dept

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), January 13, 2012: The archaeology department is planning to renovate and then take over the conservation of 223 temples, including 50 that were built during the Vijayanagara empire. This initiative, set to cost Rs 100 crore, is part of a heritage conservation scheme taken up with central assistance. Repair works are also […]


History – Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh, India. The city is often known with the sobriquet The City of Pearls.Hyderabad was founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 AD on the banks of river Musi located in the Deccan region at the crossroads of North and South India, The city had developed a […]

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