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Jainism and Buddhism: A comparative study

Buddhism and Jainism originated from the prevailing pessimism of the time and both the creeds had some common points. This has led certain scholars to suggest that Jainism was an offshoot of Buddhism. But this view is generally rejected by scholars ... Afternoon Despatch & Courier, 14 hours ago

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Mahavir Jayanthi Celebrated

Commemorating the birth of Lord Mahavira, the founder of Jainism, hundreds of people took part in a procession organised by the Jain community in the city on Sunday. Organised by the Jain Mahasangh, men, women and youngsters walked the long street ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago Bhagwan Mahavir  Daily Excelsior.com1 week ago Tristate Area Jain Community Celebrates Mahavir Jayanti  News India Times1 day ago Moorti Poojak Jain Sangh celebrates Mahaveer Jayanti  Star of Mysore4 days ago
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On this temple are situated many temples, which are built of marble carving and are extremely beautiful

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 week ago

Remnants of Jainism

Karkala is dotted with numerous Jain shrines,a 42-feet-tall statue and rich history. So head to this little town to get a dose of sheer magnificence, writes Kushal V R. Jainism as a religion along with its traditions, architecture, sculpture and ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

The three jewels, ratnatraya, of Jainism

Some people, men and women, were inspired to give up all possessions and become monks and nuns. Others were unable to go that far but followed Mahavira's teachings without giving up their homes and families and work. Mahavira taught a scientific ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 week ago

At age 30, Mahavira renounced worldly life

Jainism is one of the world's oldest religions. Much of its early history is not known, or has come down to us in a form in which historical fact is difficult to distinguish from miraculous stories. However we do know that this ancient religion was ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago
Indian Express

In the minority

Whether Jains should could be recognised as minorities hinged on whether Jainism is distinct from Hinduism. The judiciary has maintained that it is indeed a separate religion. By: Tahir Mahmood The decision to give in to Jains demand hinged on ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Building e-bridges for Jainism

It was the beginning of a new life for Harshad Sanghrajka, then based in UK as part of an IBM team, when in 1994 he opted for voluntary retirement.He was then just 53.
 Times of India2 months ago
The Hindu

New paintings on monument throw light on Jainism

A senior official of the Education Department has discovered a series of paintings on the rock-cut Jain monument in Sithannavasal. So far, only the paintings in Arivarkovil in Sithannavasal were popular among the masses. But, the ancient monument at ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

With Over 1,200 Attendees, Health & Wellness Expo 2014 is a Huge Success

BURLINGTON, MA—More than 1,200 people attended Health & Wellness 2014, which highlighted 40 speakers, moderators and workshop instructors and covered a wide range of health issues from various perspective—ranging from traditional to alternative ...
 India New England1 day ago
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