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Rajasthan HC bans Jain ritual of fasting unto death
India Today

‘Santhara’ has a code of conduct, grammar of its own’

Rattled by the Rajasthan High Court ruling that ‘Santhara’ (voluntary fasting unto death in Jainism) is an illegal practice and an offence punishable under the Indian Penal Code (IPC), people of Ja... The Hindu, 3 days ago

Jains Throng Guru's Talk

KOCHI: Param Pujya Shri Dharmprabha Sagarji Maharaj Saheb, one of Jainists foremost gurus, addressed the Jain community, here at a function on Monday. The programme conducted at the Shri Cochin Swetamber Murtipujak Jain Sangh was marked by an ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

World's only mountain that has more than 900 temples

According to Jainism, since ancient times Palitana is a major site of salvation and nirvana of Jain saints and sages. Palitana is a major pilgrimage site of the Jain religion. It is situated on Shatrunjay mountain in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. ...
 Daily Bhaskar1 month ago

Foreign students studying nuances of Jainism in city

INDORE: Six students from the United States and European countries have come to Indore and are conducting research at Kundakunda Gyanpeeth to understand the philosophy and teachings of Jainism. Students are on a three-day visit to the city under ...
 Times of India2 months ago

India forgot Buddha for 1,000 years: Sircar

A paper containing 85 sketches of old ruins in Amravati, mistaken to be those of Deccan Jainism, that was presented by Surveyor General of India Col. Colin Mackenzie at the Asiatic Society in Kolkata in 1820 was the first step towards rediscovering Buddhism ...
 Times of India2 months ago

A Soul-Searching Passage to India for the First Time Visitor Into the Sub-Continent with Compass India Holidays

New Delhi, India -- ( ReleaseWire ) -- 08/31/2015 -- One is never ready. Ideally there is no such thing like being ready or right time. Whenever you are reading this, it is the right time. Whenever you are thinking about it, it is the right time.
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Ceylon Today

Religion in ancient Sri Lanka

By Chandra Tilake Edirisuriya Ceylon Today Features The year 247 BCE marks the official introduction of Buddhism into Sri Lanka. The local chronicles, the Dipavamsa and the Mahavamsa give reliable information for the history of Buddhism in the ...
 Ceylon Today1 day ago

I Chose Islam Instead

Tehran (IQNA) - The truth is, I was born into a Christian family. Then I chose to leave. I chose Islam instead. "So you're Muslim? But wait, where are you from?" Since converting to Islam in 2009, I have been asked this question more ...
 IQNA1 day ago
The Hindu

Jains take out procession to condemn HC verdict on Santhara

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Members of the Sri Coimbatore Jain Mahasangh taking out a rally inCoimbatore on Thursday in protest against Rajasthan High Court'sdecision on Santhara.— Photo: M. Periasamy Close to 2,000 persons, ...
 The Hindu3 days ago
Irish Independent

Indian religious group pleads with court for right to starve themselves to death

Followers of an ancient Indian religion have petitioned the country's Supreme Court for the right to starve to death as a religious freedom. Leaders of the Jain religion have taken their campaign to the highest judicial body after the Rajasthan ...
 Irish Independent3 days ago India's Jains Petition Court Over Right to Fast Until Death  VOA News4 days ago 100,000 people protest for the right to starve themselves to death  TheJournal.ie6 days ago Thousands of Indian Jains protest right to fast until death  The Express Tribune6 days ago
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