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Mahavir Jayanti: All you need to know about Lord Mahavira
DNA India

Mahavir Jayanti special: ABC of Karma doctrine of Jainism

Today, as we celebrate Mahavir Jayanti, there is a need to revisit the tenets of philosophy of life and Jain doctrine of living. Often, rituals and externalities of celebration of the event delude us further rather than liberating us from the Karmic ... Meri News, 2 weeks ago
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Times of India

Mahavir Jayanti - Gujarat has most `golden' scriptures of Jainism

AHMEDABAD: While the state's archives with its various religious and academic organizations are famed for its vast and diverse collection, experts believe the state may also have the most manuscripts which use gold leaf to adorn pictures ...
 Times of India2 weeks 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 & Courier1 month ago

40 resolutions passed at Jainism event in Palitana

Shree Tapagachchiya Shraman Sammelan, the eight-day mega Jainism meet at Palitana, concluded on Sunday where the representatives passed over 40 resolutions, providing guiding directives to the monks, nuns and followers of Jainism at large
 Times of India1 month ago
Counter Currents

7 Spiritual Lessons from the Skyclad Jain Monks and Forest Buddhists

The religions that grew out ofthe Indian subcontinent Jainism, Buddhism and Hinduism hold a certain fascination for us Westerners. Many of the practices associated with them are so distant from or own cultural norms that, often, we can scarcely ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com2 days ago There's a misogynist aspect of Buddhism that nobody talks about  Quartz1 week ago Are We A Hindu Rashtra?  Counter Currents2 weeks ago

The apostle of non-violence

Ravi Rohmetra Mahavira also known as Vardhamana, was the twenty-fourth and last tirthankara of Jainism. He was born into a royal family in what is now Bihar. At the time of his birth, the whole town marked prosperity in terms of agriculture, ...
 Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago Propagate principles of non-violence, austerity  The Hindu2 weeks ago

Evolution of the ERP test

The judge-centric and purposive use of the Essential Religious Practices test must be checked In the past two years, with a change in Government, the country has also witnessed significant judicial developments with regards to religious freedom.
 New Delhi Pioneer9 hours ago

Why We Need to Talk About HinduismS

In May 2015, UC Irvine was offered a donation of $6 million from the nonprofit the Dharma Civilization Foundation. Such an endowment, in these hard financial times, seemed like a gift too good to be true. Yet, sustained campaign from faculty and ...
 Huffington Post15 hours ago
New Indian Express

Where the Sky-Clad Monks Dwell

BENGALURU: The Adi Digambara Jain Temple, located in Chickpet, is easy to miss. Amidst the many wholesale cutpiece shops in the locality that identify as being opposite Digambara Temple stands the 140-year-old construction, the oldest Jain temple ...
 New Indian Express1 day ago

In Theory: Does religion belong in history textbooks?

In an open letter to the California Department of Education, a group of academics suggests a variety of edits that downgrade and in some cases remove references to India and Hinduism from history textbooks. "We recommend deleting reference to ...
 Los Angeles Times1 day ago
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