Once a stronghold of Digambara Jainism, this Kanchipuram quarter today bears little resemblance to its glorious past Inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Tiruparuttikundram Jain temple. ~Photo: Jinesh A. Jain Cross the Kanchipuram Collectors office, go ... The Hindu, 6 days ago
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New Delhi, Jan 6 (UNI) Four young people, who have decided to embrace Jainism, today met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to seek his blessings. The four-Mitul Mehta (IT Engineer), Akhil Doshi (HSC), Pooja Vegda (MBBS) and Tanvi Desai (CA) were accompanied ...United News of India, 1 month ago
A ten-day conclave of the followers of Jainism kicked off on January 1 which will be marked by discourses, collective prayers, fast, book release and discussions. The conclave will be visited by the leaders of various political leaders and social ...Meri News, 1 month ago
Jamui, Dec 6 (UNI) The stolen 2,600 years old idol of Lord Mahavir, 24th Tirthankar of Jainism, was recovered from a road under Sikandra police station area in the district today. The idol was stolen from Janmasthan Temple under Khaira police ...United News of India, 2 months ago Cops draw blank in idol recovery Calcutta Telegraph, 2 months ago
Most often when I tell people I'm Jain, I'm greeted with blank stares. Jainism is a small religion found primarily in India. And when I say small, I mean small. According to the 2011 census, Jains made up only 0.36% of the population in India, and ...Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
[embedded content] A new fellowship in Rice's School of Humanities will help deepen the global understanding of Jainism, one of the oldest religious traditions of India. The Bhagwaan Mahavir/Chao Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jain Studies ...Rice University, 5 days ago Rice, local Jain community join forces to further global understanding of ancient Indian religion Noodls, 3 weeks ago
By Ken Wu Jainism is a religion with 9 million believers. It first started in east India. Practitioners believe nonviolence and self-control are the means to liberation, so nonviolence is a primary principle. Many religions practice nonviolence ...Asian American Civic Association, 2 weeks ago
By Devdutt Pattanaik | Posted 03-Jan-2016 Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are faiths that are based on the idea of rebirth, hence karma. This is what fundamentally distinguishes them from Abrahamic Faiths that dominate world discourse.Mid Day, 1 month ago Devdutt Pattanaik: Many identities of God Mid Day, 3 weeks ago
NASHIK: JSG Youth Forum and DJ Youth Group had jointly organized a vehicle rally recently to spread the message of non-violence and peace. Over 100 two-wheelers and open jeeps participated in the rally that was flagged off from College Road. ...Times of India, 3 hours ago
Of whatever faith, or none, the roots of faith groups appear to hold an irresistible attraction for heritage tourists. And Bangladesh, with perhaps one of the widest diversities of faith groups, including major sub-groups, is something of a living ...Dhaka Tribune, 2 days ago
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