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Kolkata, Sept. 12 -- In eastern India, Jainism had flourished before Buddhism but due to lack of royal patronage, it vanished and in many places was overtaken by Hindus. In Manbhum region of Bengal-Bihar border, the expansion of Jainism was amazing ... HT Syndication, 1 month ago

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Jainism's reach in Japan

AHMEDABAD: They wear Indian traditional clothes, don tilaks and can also recite the Navkar mantra - when a group of such Japanese nationals visited Gachchanath Manoharpritisurishwar Maharaj at Paldi, other devotees were left stunned. However, for ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Student of Jainism from US gives up meals after sunset

AHMEDABAD: Gaela Dennison-Leonard is a star student at Hamilton College, New York. She decided to learn about Jainism in the city. She has now adopted the practices of the religion and also intends to undertake the traditional fast during ...
 Times of India1 month ago

200 Dalits convert to Buddhism in Gujarat. The message? End discrimination

That nearly 200 Dalits embraced Buddhism in Gujarat has come as a big embarrassment to the BJP-led government in the state as well as the Centre. Worse, they chose to leave the fold on Vijayadashami, the same day RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat gave a virtual clean ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

When Jainism Advocates Non-Violence How Does It Explain The Death Of A Young Girl?

A Jain girl died of fasting for 68 days. Going without food for 2 days is bad enough; 68 days was inhuman. Yes, Ill say it. It wasn't a death; it was a murder. Jain rituals killed a person, a human who did not want to die. One of the most basic ...
 MensXP.com1 week ago

The female teaching Gods of Jainism

Saraswati sculpture from the 12th century, from Jain Centre at Mt. Abudelvada, Rajasthan; (inset) Kamadeva and Rati on the wall of the Parsvanath Jain Temple, Khajuraho, 954 CE. New research brings to fore gender balance in Buddhist and Jainist ...
 Pune Mirror2 weeks ago The female teaching Gods of Buddhism  Pune Mirror3 weeks ago


Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. Buddhism Skelley 2. Place of worship Buddhists worship at home or at a temple. It is very important that their feet face away from the image of Buddha. They listen to religious texts and they take part ...
 SlideShare.net1 month ago
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Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre: Applied Buddha

By Sumedha Raikar-Mhatre| Posted 6 hours Twenty engineering students from a city college are learning to build the world around them with a little help from Buddhist theories The arched entrances and the carved chaitya (prayer hall) of the ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

Groundhog Day, the (Buddhist) Musical

Intelligence is not exactly the first quality you look for in a musical. Of course there have been a few intelligent examples of the genre mostly by Stephen Sondheim, and Ill concede that there are a few intelligent, or at least witty instances of ...
 Arts Journal2 months ago

The hermits of Samanar Hills

hikes up a hill in Madurai to map its height in 2,500 years of Jain history in Tamil Nadu I had heard that the nose-ring of Meenakshi, a local manifestation of Parvati, goddess-queen of Madurai, is removed each night as she awaits her consort, ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago
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