Mahavir Jayanthi - 2017 Celebrations at Dimapur, Nagaland.

Jain community observes Mahavir Jayanti

Dimapur (Nagaland), April 9, 2017: Dimapur Jain community celebrated Mahavir Jayanti on April 9 with gaiety and traditional fervour. Considered as one of the most auspicious festival, Jain community undertook a grand procession accompanied by students of SD Jain School, Dimapur. On the occasion, Binod Sethi, vice president of Jain Samaj, thanked the administration for […]

Mahavir Jayanthi Celebrations at Mumbai

Abattoirs leading to nature’s wrath, says Jain Sadhu

CM says he will keep Lord Mahavir’s message in mind on environment Mumbai (Maharashtra), April 10, 2017: Naypadmasagar Maharajsaheb, an influential Jain monk on Sunday on the occassion of Mahavir Jayanti celebrations claimed that abattoirs were the cause worldwide for nature’s wrath including Tsunami. He was speaking at the festival organised by his organisation Jain International […]

Mahavir Jayanti celebrated with religious fervour

Patna (Bihar), April 10, 2017: The Jain Sangh celebrated Mahavir Jayanti on Sunday to commemorate the birth of Lord Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara and the founder of Jainism. Over 700 devotees of all age groups took part in a procession from Mithapur Jain temple to Digambar Jain Mandir near Congress Maidan to mark the occasion […]

Mahavir Jayanti: PM Modi, President Mukherjee extend wishes to Jain community

New Delhi, April 9, 2017: As the Jain community commemorates the birth of Lord Mahavir, President Mukherjee, PM Modi and other officials wished the nation on Mahavir Jayanti. Jains celebrate the 13th day of the Hindu month of Chaitra as Mahavir Jayanti (the birth day of Lord Mahavir), offering prayers and visiting temples. Lord Mahavir […]

Jain Shwetambar Mahila Sangh and Social Group Premium Organises Cultural Evening

Indore (Madhya Pradesh), April 8, 2017: Akhil Bhartiya Shwetambar Jain Mahila Sangh Anuvrat Samiti and Jain Shwetambar Social Group Premium jointly organised ‘Ek Shaam Mahavir Ke Naam’, a cultural evening held at Ravindra Natya Grah recently. Rajesh Chelawat, Virendra Kumar Jain and Bhanwar Lal Kaswa were special guests at the programme. Women members of various […]

A caretaker of a Jain temple in New Delhi rings the bell for evening prayer. The Vatican sent greetings to Jains for their Mahavir Jayanti festival set for April 9.

Vatican greets Jains, seeks collaboration for peace

Jains, whose religion is based on non-violence, are celebrating the 2,615th birth anniversary of Tirthankar Vardhaman Mahavir. New Delhi, March 29, 2017: The Vatican sent greetings to people of the Jain religion for their annual festival and sought their collaboration in creating a non-violent society. The message from the Vatican-based Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue accorded […]

History Created – For the 1st time ever Mahavir Jayanthi celebrated by a State Government

Bengaluru (Karnataka, India), April 19, 2016: The Government of Karnataka state created history by celebrating Mahavir Jayanthi in Bengaluru today. This is the 1st time ever in the history of independent India that Mahavir Jayanthi (Janmakalyana) has been celebrated by a state Government. It can be recalled here that the chief minister of Karnataka, who […]

Sudha Murthy presented with “Mahavir Award”

Bengaluru (Karnataka, India), April 19, 2016: Mrs. Sudha Narayanamurthy, president of Infosys Science foundation was presented with “Mahavir Award” for her life time contribution to the betterment of humanity and mankind. The award was presented in a grand Mahavir Jayanthi (Janmakalayana) celebrations held at the banquet hall of Vidhana Soudha (the seat of the state […]

Jains Pioneers of Woman Education in the World

Bengaluru (Karnataka, India), April 19, 2016: Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah, noted Kannada and Jain scholar said that Jains are the pioneers in the field of Woman education and the 1st ever woman university in the world was established in A.D. 850 by the Rashtrakuta Jain kings. He further continued to say that this University was established […]

Peace Award in the name of Lord Mahavir to be Constituted by Karnataka Government

Bengaluru (Karnataka, India), April 19, 2016: The Government of Karnataka will constitue a peace award in the name of Lord Mahavir and will be presented to an individuals who has strived hard for establishing peace and will be non sectarian. The chief minister of Karnataka Sri Siddaramaiah announced this at Mahavir Jayanthi (Janmakalyana) celebrations held […]

Akhila Karnataka Jain Sangh Celebrates 15th Annual

Mumbai (Karnataka), January 4, 2013: Akhila Karnataka Jain Sangh, Mumbai recently celebrated its 15thannual day here at Mysore Association auditorium in Matunga (East), here. Niveditha Shreyans of Pille Education institution was the chief guest. Association president B Muniraj Jain presided over the programme. Lauding the achievements of the association, Niveditha Jain said that she is […]