Education department gives birth to a controversy

Bangalore (Karnataka), September 4, 2012: The revised eighth standard Social Science textbook of the state syllabus has angered the Jain community, who say that the chapter on Mahaveera provides wrong information about the Jain saint and carries a wrong picture. The lesson number 5 “Birth of New Religions” deals with formation of Jainism and Buddhism. […]

Bangalore – Bengaluru

JAIN DHARMASHALA – CHICKPET Dharmashala Name – Digambar Jain Dharmashala. Dharmashala Address – Digambar Jain Dharmashala, Sri Mahavir Digambar Jain Temple, D.K.Lane, Chickkapete, Bangalore – 560053. Dharmashala Phone No. – 080-22264549 Type of Rooms Available – Double Rooms, Halls.   JAIN DHARMASHALA – BALEPET Dharmashala Name – Sri Dhalichand Jugraj Jain Dharmashala Dharmashala Address – Sri Dhalichand Jugraj […]

Bangalore / Bengaluru

History – Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and was the capital of princley Mysore from 1831. A popular story is narated on the origin of the present name. hoysala Viraballala had to satiate his hunger with boiled green beans, served by an old poor woman during a hunting expedition to this place. After the food […]

Bangalore’s oldest Jain temple gets a makeover

Bangalore (Karnataka), November 30, 2011: The city’s oldest Jain temple has received a facelift. The Sri Adinath Jain Shwetambara Temple in Chickpet, which was built in 1918, has been renovated and will be inaugurated on Thursday. Marking the occasion, the temple has organised a nine-day festival at Freedom Park, culminating with the inauguration. So far, […]

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