Devotees worship the idol with flowers; final touches being given to the idol made of five metals

Devotees donate to build 7-feet idol of Jain Tirthankara

Nashik (Maharashtra), February 20, 2017: Nearly 2,000 devouts have donated money, gold, and silver, which were used to create a 7-feet idol of Adinath Bhagwan, widely followed by the Jain community as the first Tirthankar or a spiritual savior. The idol, designed and sculpted by Jabalpur-based metal sculpture artist Jagdish Parihar, is now getting final touches […]

Jain groups adopt 10 parched tribal villages

Nashik (Maharashtra), April 20, 2016: The prevailing drought situation in the state has turned festivals and religious functions into opportunities to provide a helping hand to the parched areas. While celebrating Mahaveer Jayanti on Tuesday, Jain Social Group and Jain Seva Sangh in Nashik resolved to adopt 10 remote villages in tribal belt of Nashik […]

ASI readies plan to repair five dilapidated Jain temples

Nashik (Maharashtra), November 28, 2015: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Aurangabad circle, is preparing a proposal to conserve five Jain temples and a Hindu temple at Anjaneri village near Trimbakeshwar. The temples are in a rickety state and would require structural conservation. While one of the temples has already been approved for conservation, ASI […]

Jumbo-sized bag makes it to Limca book

Nashik (Maharashtra), April 6, 2012: A jumbo-sized bag prepared by the City-based Jain Social Group, carrying Bhagwan Mahavir’s message, has made it to the Limca Book of Record. The jumbo 1200-metre cloth bag (carry bag), 108 x 54 feet in size using 120 kg of fabric colour and 37 kms long thread carrying Bhagwan Mahavir’s […]

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