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The Hindu

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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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United News of India

Four youths meet Jung before converting to Jainism

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 India1 month ago

Ten-day conclave on Jainism, Suvarnmaya Samaroha begins in Mumbai on January 1

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 News1 month ago
Central Chronicle

Stolen idol of Lord Mahavir recovered in Jamui

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 India2 months ago Cops draw blank in idol recovery  Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago

Growing Up Jain

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 Post2 weeks ago
Rice University

Rice, Jain community join forces to further global understanding of ancient Indian religion

[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 University5 days ago Rice, local Jain community join forces to further global understanding of ancient Indian religion  Noodls3 weeks ago

Learning about Jainism

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 Association2 weeks ago
Mid Day

Devdutt Pattanaik Column: Karmic faiths

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 Day1 month ago Devdutt Pattanaik: Many identities of God  Mid Day3 weeks ago

Vehicle rally spreads message of non-violence

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 India3 hours ago

Faith and heritage

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 Tribune2 days ago
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