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Ahimsā the life force of Jainism or is it really; you decide!January, 2022

A very inspiring poem First, let me start this article with a beautiful and touching short poem by a 10-year-old Ms. Rutvi Shah (a Jain) from San Diego, California. “I want to be Jain; I want to feed the hungry; I want to wipe the tears of the sad. I want to give to the needy, I want to be Jain…

NON-VIOLENCE – A SUPREME HUMAN VALUEJanuary, 2022

Non-violence is the Supreme Human value, and also it is the Fundamental of all the Human values. Due to Non-violence, all the small values become precious.

Ahimsā for Protection of EnvironmentJanuary, 2022

Violent lifestyle is contributing comprehensively to global ecological challenges. It is posing serious threats for the breakdown of our eco-system. People talk about superficial non-violent life styles for salvaging the eco-system.

The Jain Principle of Ahimsa (Nonviolence) and EcologyJanuary, 2022

Though ahimsa, the basic tenet of Jainism, has been in vogue since the Age of Lord Rsabhadeva, the first Jain Tirthankara (Jina or pathfinder) of this cycle of time, who it is believed, was born thousands of years ago, it shot into prominence with the advent of Gandhi in the twentieth century who used it successfully as a weapon to compel the Britishers to quit India and give her freedom ultimately.

A New Paradigm in Understanding “WATER”January, 2022

This article is a transcription of  the 15th Show of Applied Jainism lecture Series conducted on 2nd Jan-2022. This is going to present a simplified synopsis of the scientific research & experiments carried out by contemporary western thinkers & scientist on subtle qualities of water, which collectively leads to establish that like plants, water indeed has attributes of a living entity (apkay jeev) as mentioned in Jain doctrine since ages.

Online Gujarati Vishwakosh (Encyclopedia) Opening a window on the world in Gujarati language.January, 2022

Google is an ocean of information and knowledge, but it serves mostly English-speaking world. Gujarat Vishwakosh Trust (GVT), after decades of efforts, published 25 volumes to distribute worldly knowledge in the Gujarati language.

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