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Don’t be intolerant

Jainism preaches “Anekantwad”, or the plurality of viewpoints, and “Syadvad”, the principle of adjustment. Jainism also believes in non-violence in all forms, right from non-violence of thought to that of action. Killing other animals for ... Asian Age, 2 weeks ago
India Today

SC stays Rajasthan High Court's order on fast-unto-death ritual

(Photo: PTI) Santhara or fast-unto-death is not an essential tenet of Jainism, the High Court earlier said Mumbai : Supreme Court on Monday stayed Rajasthan High Court's decision declaring 'Santhara' as illegal after Jain communities across the country ...
 Asian Age1 month ago ‘Santhara’ has a code of conduct, grammar of its own’  The Hindu1 month ago Silent March by Jains Against Rajasthan HC Order on 'Santhara'  Outlook1 month ago Rajasthan HC bans Jain ritual of fasting unto death  India Today1 month ago

Book on Jain paintings explores 600 years of religious art

The colourful and vividly detailed pata or banners of Jainism date back to 14th and 15th centuries when they were used as visual representation of mysticism (tantric), lives of Tirthankara, to provide an idea about the world around (cosmology), describe a ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago


RELIGIONLotus:Lecture, Jainism- an introduction, Satchidananda Temple, Chettipalayam, 6.30 p.m.Yagoda Satsanga Dhyana Kendra:Satsanga, te...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Meat ban and ahimsa

One of the most appealing and aesthetically satisfying aspects of Jainism is tolerance. The principle of ahimsa (non-violence) is a basic tenet which is why we find Jain monks and nuns covering their mouth with cloth so that even insects should not be ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
International Business Times India

Paryushana Parva: Significance of Jain Festival of Forgiveness; Messages

An idol of Mahavira, the twenty-fourth and last tirthankara of Jainism, in Shri Mahavirji Temple, Karauli, Rajasthan. Wikimedia Commons/Dayodaya Paryushana Parva , one of the most significant festivals of theJain community, is observed with ...
 International Business Times India3 weeks ago
Sangai Express

Jainism: festival of Daskakshan-Paryushan Parva

Daslakshan is one of the biggest festivals for Jain it is generally last for ten days and it is generally celebrated during August/Sep month of every year. It is regarded as a period where people try to clean their soul and introspect on their ...
 Sangai Express1 week ago Allies BJP, Shiv Sena lock horns over meat ban  DNA3 weeks ago Mumbai Meat Ban Against the Spirit of Tolerance?  The Guardian Express1 week ago Mumbai Meat Ban Against a Spirit of Tolerance?  Fresh Ghana.com1 week ago

‘Memorial to Jain monk’ found along river in Sakhali

A chance find while walking along the River Valvanti in Sakhali is likely to be a boost to the study of Jainism in pre-Portuguese Goa.
 Times of India1 month ago

Restoring a practice

Jainism has a positive influence over Indian culture, be it literature, art and architecture. Another important contribution it has made is to popularise the idea of non-violence or ahimsa,...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Times of India

In 60secs SC stays ban on practice of Santhara

The Supreme Court on Monday took less than 60 seconds to stay a 20-day-old Rajasthan High Court judgment which branded Jainism’s centuries-old ‘Santhara or Sallekhana’ custom as attempt to suicide warranting prosecution under Section 306 of the Indian ...
 Times of India1 month ago Supreme Court permits Jain community to practice Santhara  Times of India1 month ago SC permits Jain community to practice Santhara  Times of India1 month ago Debating Santhara: This Jain practice is not suicide, ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago
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