How and why Voice of religious’s practitioners is required at all time ?

Mahatma Gandhi once emphasized the transformative power of journalism, envisioning it as a tool for service rather than mere dissemination of information. His words resonate deeply today, reminding us of the crucial role that the media plays in fostering understanding and dialogue within our communities.

In the rich tapestry of religious diversity, the voices of practitioners often stand as beacons of wisdom and guidance, offering insights that enrich our understanding of faith and spirituality. Within the Jain community, this holds particularly true, as centuries-old traditions continue to shape the lives and beliefs of its members.

Jain periodicals, with their commitment to meaningful discourse, serve as vital conduits for exchanging ideas and fostering intellectual engagement. Through their pages, we glimpse the ongoing dialogue within the Jain society, where topics ranging from ancient philosophies to contemporary challenges are explored with depth and nuance.

Yet, the true heartbeat of Jainism lies not only within the pages of publications but also in the vibrant expressions of its youth. Across social media platforms and blogs, Jain millennials articulate their perspectives on issues such as vegetarianism, veganism, and the pursuit of spiritual enlightenment. Their voices, brimming with passion and insight, offer a glimpse into the evolving landscape of Jain values and aspirations.

However, amidst this diversity of voices, a call for unity echoes ever louder. Fragmented efforts, though well-intentioned, often lack the collective impact needed to effect meaningful change. By fostering collaboration and solidarity within the Jain community, we can harness the full potential of our collective wisdom and endeavor towards common goals.

In a world marked by religious pluralism and tolerance, the voices of religious practitioners serve as invaluable bridges of understanding. Through dialogue and mutual respect, we can cultivate a society where diverse beliefs are not only acknowledged but celebrated. Let us heed Gandhi’s call to service through journalism, ensuring that the voices of Jain religious practitioners resonate far and wide, enriching the tapestry of our shared humanity.

As we navigate the complexities of our world, let us embrace the wisdom and insights offered by religious practitioners, and work towards a future grounded in mutual respect, compassion, and understanding.

In conclusion, by embracing the diverse voices within the Jain community and fostering unity among its members, we can strengthen our collective efforts to promote understanding, tolerance, and compassion. Let us heed Gandhi’s call for service through journalism and ensure that the voices of Jain religious practitioners are heard, respected, and valued. Together, we can build a more inclusive society where all beliefs are honored and celebrated.”

Dr. Sejal Shah (Ph.D.)