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JAINA Convention 2021 – Tremendous Momentum Continues! April, 2021 jainmagazine

The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) will be celebrating its 21st Convention on the Fourth of July weekend — from July 1st to 6th, 2021. Every two years, this premier event brings together members of the Jain Community from

Influence of Jaina Culture on the communication system in India through postage stamps on Jainism April, 2021 Sudhir Jain

The hobby of postage stamps collection is called Philately. Jainism is an interesting subject in the Philately. Many stamps have been issued on Jain Gods, Jain pilgrimage centers, Jain personalities, Jain symbols, Jain temples and architecture etc.

Karma Playground April, 2021 Dr. Sulekh Jain

The science of liberation or eternal happiness is a spiritual science. However, the fundamental of this spiritual science is interrelationship between consciousness and karmic particles. Till the liberation does not occur there is continuous inflow, bondage and outflow of karmic

The Great Accomplishment of the Past Century ABHIDHAN RAJENDRA KOSH April, 2021 Dr. Jitendra B. Shah

Acharya Rajendrasurishvarji (v.s.1883 – v.s.1963), was a brilliant and blessed child of Goddess Sarasvati. He gave us ABHIDHAN RAJENDRA KOSH and left a permanent imprint on the world stage. He was a great personality of the19th century. Warmth, vitality and prowess of his

Existential Dilemma of Jain Society – Options and Consequences April, 2021 Dr. Narendra Bhandari

The question we want to debate here is ‘Can a peace-loving, non-violent, miniscule, society survive in a widespread violent global environment, and if it can, for how long? This question has arisen because presently we have an atmosphere of intolerance, violence and some groups of

Let’s Understand Jain Terminology April, 2021 Jainlexicon.com

Tapa or penance is the seventh of the ten virtues Digambars celebrate during the high holidays known as Das Lakshana Parva. The basic purpose of penance is to control attachments and aversions. Tapa is an important religious practice. It an essential feature of the life of a

Announcing JAINA Convention 2021, July 1-6, 2021 March, 2021 jainmagazine

The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) will be celebrating its 21st Convention on the Fourth of July weekend — from July 1st to 6th, 2021. Every two years, this premier event brings together members of the Jain Community from

Sallekhanā March, 2021 Dr. Bipin Doshi

Sallekhanā is embracing death voluntarily when both householders and ascetics foresee that the end of life is very near either due to old age, incurable disease, severe famine, attack from enemy or wild animal, etc.

Sallekhanā – The Zenith of Human Life March, 2021 Vijay K. Jain

Âcârya Pujyapâda in Sarvârthasiddhi makes clear that sallekhanā is making the physical body and the internal passions emaciated by abandoning their sources gradually at the approach of death.

Santhara v/s Suicide March, 2021 Dr. Trapti Jain

The eternal truth about life and death is that one who is born also dies. There are many types of death, out of these Santhara is an old custom from Jain tradition. Santhara is not suicide. Santhara is voluntary embracing peaceful death whereas suicide is voluntary painful death under desperate circumstances.