Ujjain: Mahamstakabhishek of 21-feet idol of Mahavir Swami held

Ujj Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), January 1, 2017: Mahamastakabhishek of 21-feet-tall idol of Mahaveer Swami was performed at Tapobhumi, Indore Road on Sunday. At least 2,017-kg material was used for the Mastakabhishek. On this occasion, a large number of people of Digambar Jain community gathered at Tapobhumi. The community also celebrated the birth anniversary of Pushpdant Sagar […]

Lord Mahavir Temple’s Panchakalyana at Ugar Budruk

Ugar Budruk (Athani Taluk, Belgaum District, Karnataka), May 1, 2013: Ugar Budruk one of the Jain tirths in Karnataka known after Goddess Padmavati is all set to witness a Panchakalyana and a Dhama Samprokshana Programme. Panchakalyana at Mahavir Temple – The panchakalyana of the newly built temple in the Mahavir Nagar area of the town […]

Jains celebrate Mahavira Nirvana Utsava

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), November 13, 2012: The Nirvana Utsava of Lord Mahavira was celebrate in various Jain temples on Tuesday. Various offerings were made in front of the statue of Lord Mahavira. The Jain temple on Zero Road was decorated with colourful lights. A special laddoo weighing 24 kg was offered in the temple. Speaking […]

Jains offer prayers to Lord Mahavir on his Moksha

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), November 13, 2012: The festival of lights is special for followers of Jainism, as it was on this day that Lord Mahavir attained Moksha. Jain temples in the city saw scores of devotees offering laddoos and lighting diyas to their deity. “Lord Mahavir commenced his last sermon known as Uttaradhyayan, which lasted […]

Shikohpur

Main Deities – The Pancha Balayati Tirthankar idols are the prime attractions of this place. It has the idols of Lord Mahavir (15′ 3″ feet high), and 9′ 3″ inches high idols of Lord Vasupujya, Mallinath, Naminath and Parshwanath. History – The ancient Jain heritage centre Nandanvan has been converted into a spiritual center at […]

Mahavir’s Life of Equanimity

– Article Courtesy: The Times of India On the occasion of the Mahavir Jayanthi we would like to place before our visitors this special article that had appeared in the editorial of The Times of India. Saturday, April 3, 2004 : A number of people are born every day but Mahavir’s birth in 511 BC […]

Mahavira’s Life & Teachings

MAHAVIRA’S LIFE AND TEACHINGS – A GLORIOUS CHAPTER OF COMPASSION – Article Courtesy: newstodaynet.com On the occasion of Mahavir Jayanthi  we would like to present before our visitors this article that throws light on the life and teachings of Mahavira by advocate Himatlal Mardia. The life and teachings of Bhagwan Mahaveer is a glorious chapter […]

Cycle of Opposites and Anekantavada

– Article Courtesy: The Times of India On the occasion of the Mahavir Jayanthi we would like to place before our visitors this special article that had appeared in the speaking tree (editorial) of The Times of India. Friday, April 2, 2004: Both violence and non- violence start by degrees. The beginnings are subtle and […]