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 […]

Bihar Chief Minister - Nitish Kumar

Jain religious group gives Nitish award for enforcing prohibition

This is an award for the people of Bihar… Today, there is an environment of conflict, intolerance and discrimination in society, which needs to be uprooted: Nitish Kumar Patna (Bihar), March 30, 2017: Jain religious group – Shwetambar Terapanthi Mahasabha has conferred the prestigious ‘Anuvrat Puraskar 2016’ to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for enforcing […]

Yagya for world peace marks end of pranpratishtha fest

Patna January 24, 2017: At least 15,000 devotees from different parts of the country as well as abroad attended the eight-day PanchakalyanaPatna January 24, 2017: At least 15,000 devotees from different parts of the country as well as abroad attended the eight-day Panchakalyana Pranpratishtha Mahotsav that concluded at the Shakha Maidan in city’s Rajendra Nagar […]

Jain temple pranpratishtha fest opens

Patna (Bihar), January 17, 2017: In a first in Bihar capital, an eight-day ‘Panchkalyanak Pranpratishtha Mahotsava’ opened amid singing of bhajans at the Shakha Maidan on Rajendra Nagar road number 5 on Tuesday. The Jain religious event started with a large procession of hundreds of kesariya-clad women carrying kalash on their heads. The procession originated […]

All set for Jain temple inauguration

Patna (Bihar), January 14, 2017: Thousands of Jain pilgrims from across the country and abroad will arrive here next week to participate in the eight-day religious congregation, christened ‘Panchkalyanak Pranpratistha Mahotsava’. The Mahotsava will be organised from January 17 to 24 to mark the inauguration of the newly constructed Jain temple. “The Mahotsava is being […]

Jain Sangh plea for recovery of stolen idol

Patna (Bihar), December 3, 2015: The Bhojpur unit of Jain Sangh has written to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, expressing satisfaction over his decision to recommend CBI probe into the theft of an ancient idol of Lord Mahavir from a temple at Lachuar in Jamui district last week. The incident has shocked members of the Jain […]

Mahavir Idol - Kshatriyakund, Lachuar

Cops draw blank in idol recovery

Patna (Bihar), November 30, 2015: Jain monks in the state and elsewhere have gone on a fast to mount pressure on police and the government for recovery of the priceless 2,600-year-old idol of Lord Mahavir stolen from a shrine at Lachchuar in Jamui district around November 27 midnight. “Several monks and devotees in different parts […]

Mahavir Idol - Kshatriyakund, Lachuar

Bihar: 2,600-yr-old Mahavir idol stolen from Jamui temple

Patna (Bihar), August 28, 2015: An ancient idol of Lord Mahavira weighing around 250 kg and worth several crores was stolen from a Jain temple near Lachuar village in Jamui late on Friday night. The idol is said to be around 2,600 years old. Jamui police said the theft took place at a famous Jain […]

Bihar Jain community protests

Patna (Bihar), August 31, 2012: Lay leaders of the ten lakh strong Jain community of the state staged a sit in protest against the desecration of Bhagwan Mahavir’s statue and its breaking by anti social elements at the Elephant park. The desecration was carried out in a planned manner by a section of protesters, who […]


History – The present city of Patna was called as Kusumpur in the history. It was built by Udayan, a follower of the Jain religion, in memory of his father. The large city was the capital of the Magadhas. King Udayan built in it manyJain temples, Gajashalas, Ashvashalas, Pansadhashalas, dispensaries etc. This is the birth […]

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