Articles tagged under: Jainism

20 idols belonging to 16th-17th century stolen from South Gujarat Jain temple

April 03, 2019
20 idols belonging to 16th-17th century stolen from South Gujarat Jain temple

Bardoli: Four days after an incident of theft of 20 ancient idols belonging to 16th and 17th century, police is still clueless and no arrest has been made. The incident of theft took place on Friday night at 1008 Vighnahar Parshwanath Digambar Jain temple in Vighnahar street of Mahuva town in Surat district. The murtis were made of panchdhatu(mixture of five metals). As Mahuva Police failed to achieve any lead, the probe has been handed over to Circle Police Inspector of Bardoli. ...Read More

Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

January 29, 2019
Despite use of drone cameras, no trace of Jain Muni missing on Girnar mountain a week ago

Junagadh: Despite use of drone cameras to track a Jain Muni, who is missing for almost a week since his visit to Girnar mountain here, the police so far has not been able to find him. Police said that Digambar Jain Muni Mudit Sararji (35) had left for Girnar from Nirmal Sagar Dhyan Kendra Dharmshala in the wee hours of January 23. He has been missing from Sahsavan forest area since that day. The manager of the Dharmashala Bhagchand had lodged the report in this regard. Drone c...Read More

40 from Gujarat to leave worldly life, become Jain monks in a ceremony at Mumbai

January 24, 2019
40 from Gujarat to leave worldly life, become Jain monks in a ceremony at Mumbai

Mumbai: As many as 40 from Gujarat will leave worldly life and become monks in disksha ceremony which is to be held on 13th March this year in Mumbai. The ceremony of diksha will take place at Chikuvadi ground in Borivali area of Mumbai in which 40 persons from Gujarat in age group of 12 to 66 will become monk. Of them, 16 are from Mumbai, 12 from Surat, 3 from Ahmedabad, 4 from Halol, 2 from Bhabhar and 1 each from Palanpur, Umargam and Kolkata. Five-day diksha function will take place ...Read More

Gujarat Government will not allow export of live stocks from Gujarat’s ports: CM

December 14, 2018
Gujarat Government will not allow export of live stocks from Gujarat’s ports: CM

Gandhinagar: A Jain by belief,Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has suspended the exports of live stocks with an immediate effect from Tuna-Kandla Port, Gujarat. In reference to recently issued guidelines by Government of India (GoI) and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) regarding the exports of live animals, the Chief Minister expressed determination that the exports of live animals should be shunned with immediate effect, unless and until these guidelines are met. In a lett...Read More

Jain lady monks learning self defence, lathi daav techniques in Surat

November 19, 2018
Jain lady monks learning self defence, lathi daav techniques in Surat

Surat: After a recent incident of a man allegedly attempting to molest a Jain Sadhvi in Gopipura, Sadhvis are now been trained for self-defence using their sticks in Kailashnagar Jain Sangh. Around 50 female Jain monks will be trained by females trainers of Rashtra Sevika Samiti. It should be mentioned that a man caught for 'molesting' Jain lady monk who was sleeping in Upashray had told police that he was searching for money in dark in Upashraya and touched Sadhvi ji accidentally which was pe...Read More

Jain Panchang for 2018 – 2019 ; Vikram Samvat 2075

November 19, 2018

Presented here is Jain Panchang for year 2018 - 2019, Vikram Samvat 2075. Read More

Jains march in rally in Bharuch protesting alleged attack

November 04, 2018
Jains march in rally in Bharuch protesting alleged attack

Bharuch: Around 700 Jain community members in Bharuch marched in rally against alleged attack by residents of Santkrupa society on Jhadeshwar road. Jains demanded action against those responsible for attack. It's worth noting that residents of Santkrupa society who were angry with regular religions functions of Jains in residencial area and connected issues of traffic, parking, crowd, noise and desturbance, had gathered last week and alelgedly pelted stones over Jhadeshwar Vimalnath Jain te...Read More

Jain mandals against animal export from Tuna port in Kutch

October 21, 2018
Jain mandals against animal export from Tuna port in Kutch

Bhuj: leading members of Jain community who believe in Jeevdaya have waged war against traditional export of goats and sheep to middle east countries from Tuna port of district Kutch in Gujarat. Prani Kalyan Mandal's Rajendra Shah has made representation in this regard before the Centre and State government. According to him the government suffers loss in operation of Tuna port which is used only for export of sheep and goats. Shah said, 'in 2015-16 385 dhows were operated for ex...Read More

Mumbai based doctor girl to leave worldly life to become monk in Surat

July 14, 2018
Mumbai based doctor girl to leave worldly life to become monk in Surat

Surat: Mumbai based Dr. Hinakumari Hingad will leave worldly life to become monk on July 18 in Surat. Dr. Hinakumari is gold medalist doctor. She passed her MBBS from Ahmednagar University. She is into medical practice for last three years. She has walked one thousands km with Jain Acharya Shrimad Vijay Yashovarma Surishwarji Maharaj. Hinakumari is elder most among six sisters. Her diksha mahotsav will be held on July 18 in Vijayalakshmi hall near Jolly Residency. Her varshidan proce...Read More

12-year old boy leaves worldly life, becomes Jain monk in Surat

April 19, 2018
12-year old boy leaves worldly life, becomes Jain monk in Surat

Surat: A 12-year-old Bhavya Shah today renounced his family and joined the order of Jain monks in a diksha ceremony held here in presence of thousands of people and hundreds of monks. "Family life is full of sins at every step. I have decided to become a monk so that I can keep myself away from sins of this material world. This is my own decision," said Bhavya. He added that he is happy to take "the path of truth shown by God". Asked about his family's reaction, he said he is renouncin...Read More

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