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D e e p a v a l i

Deepavali, the festival of lights is probably the most widely celebrated festive occasion in India.
It marks the triumph of good over evil hence strikes a cord with people from all beliefs and cultures.
May the light that we celebrate at Diwali show us the way and lead us together on the path of peace and social harmony.

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SAINTS

GURU PUSHKAR JAYANTI CELEBRATED AT GURGAON

Large number of dedicated members of Sthanakwasi Jain Community attended 103rd Guru Pushkar Muni Jayanti celebrations at Gurgaon on 14th October, 2012. The programme was organised at New Jain Sthanak at Gurgaon in the auspicious presence of Upadhay Ramesh Muni and Dr. Rajendra Muni group of Saints. Pushkar Muni is highly regarded & revered saint of Sthanakwasi sect with very high number of committed followers. He was one of the first saint to take the Jaina philosophy outside Jain Diaspora. He authored more then three hundred books & travelled barefooted around the country.

Recognising his approach towards humanity, peace and coexistence, then President of India Giani Zail Singh decorated him with the title of "World Saint". Celebrations started with religious prayers and followed by discourse from Dr. Rajendra Muni and Upadhay Shri Ramesh Muni and Shri Surendra Muni. The meet was also addressed by Avinash Chordia, Anand Prakash Jain, Sher Singh, Prashant Jain etc. (executive body members of Stanthnakwasi Jain Conference), Anil Jain (Ahimsa Foundation). Many other devotees also shared their memories about Guru Pushkar Muni.

It was also the day of celebration as Shri Surendra Muni had completed 25 years of his Diksha period. On this occasion, he also released a grand compilation of 3,100 Jain Bhajans. Shri Surendra Muni is a very popular saint due to his personal connectivity with his followers. He has authored several books of social relevance. Recognizing his literary contributions the community titled him "Sahitya Diwakar". Surendra Muni conducted Antakshri programme in the second half of the day. The day long programme was very well organised and conducted under the strict guidance of Shri Surendra Muni.

उपाध्याय पुष्कर मुनिजी म.सा. का 103वां जन्म जयंती समारोह संपन्न, उदयपुर

उदयपुर, 21 अक्टूबर। उपाध्याय पुष्कर मुनि ने समाज को नई दिशा प्रदान करने के लिए काफी संघर्ष किया। वे ऐसे महान वक्तित्व के धनी थे जिन्होंने पूरे विश्व में प्रेम, शांति और भाईचारे का संदेश प्रसारित किया। आज हम सभी उनके द्वारा प्रदत्त प्रेरणाओं के ऋणी हैं। ये विचार राष्ट्रसंत प्रवर्तक गणेशमुनि शाश्त्री ने वक्तित्व किए। वे रविवार 21 अक्टूबर को देवेन्द्र धाम में श्री तारक गुरु जैन ग्रंथालया तथा जैनाचार्य श्री देवेन्द्र मुनि शिक्षण एवं चिकित्सा शोध संस्थान के सयुक्त संक्युत तत्वावधान में साधना के शिखर पुरूष विश्वसंत उपाध्याय प्रवर गुरुदेव पुष्कर मुनि म.सा. की 103वीं जन्म जयंती समारोह को संबांधित कर रहे थे।

प्रवर्तक गणेश मुनि ने कहा कि उपाध्याय पुष्करमुनि ने जैनधर्म, दर्शन एवं चारित्र के प्रभाव की पताका पूरे विश्व में फैलाने का कार्य किया। आज उन्हीं के प्रयासों और दूरदृष्टि का परिणाम है कि जैनधर्म अनवरत रूप से प्रगति के सोपान की ओर अग्रसर है। वे नवकार मंत्र के महान आराधक थे। उन्होंने जैनधर्म के प्रत्येक पहलुओं को बारीकी से लोगों तक पहुंचाने का काम किया। उन्हें वर्तमान के साथ भविष्य की स्थितिययों का ज्ञान था। इसी वजह से उन्होंने युग की स्थिति का भांपते हुए जैनधर्म को नई दिशा देने का प्रयास किया। इसी वजह से वे युगदृष्टा कहलाए। इस अवसर पर सलाहकार दिनेश मुनि ने पुष्कर मुनि द्वारा दिए गए उपदेशों का स्मरण करते हुए श्रावक समाज से आह्नान किया कि वे उनके बताए सिद्धांतों को अपने जीवन में उतारने का प्रयास करें। उन्होंने समाज को विकास के पथ पर ले जाने का प्रयास किय। उन्होंने कहा कि उपाध्याय पुष्कर मुनि वैदिक एवं श्रमण संस्कृति के अनूठे सेतु थे। वे दीक्षा ग्रहण करने के बाद जैन साधना पद्धति पर बढते चले गए। आगम की गाथाओं एवं नवकार महामंत्रा का निनाद उनके वक्तित्व का एक आवश्यक सोपान बन गया था। वे संस्कृत के साथ-साथ वैदिक, बौद्ध न्या आदि दर्शनों तथा गीता, उपनिषद् एवं आगम ग्रन्थों के प्रकाण्ड विद्वान और हिन्दी, प्राकृत, संस्कृत, पाली, राजस्थानी, गुजराती, मराठी, उर्दू आदि 9 भाषाओं के ज्ञाता होने के साथ-साथ साहित्य लेखन के धनी थे। उन्होंने आध्यामिक आध्य्क और नैतिक वीषयों पर सवा सौ से अधिक पुस्तकों के साथ जैन कथा के 111 भागों, 300 वीषय, 1000 से अधिक कहानियों का लेखन कर अपना नाम अमर कर दिया। प्रवर्तिनी महासती डॉ. चंदना ने अपने संबोधन में कहा कि पुष्कर मुनि सहृदय की प्रतिमूर्ति थे। उनके उपदेश प्रेम, अहिंसा, सहिष्णुता पर आधारित होते थे। अपने प्रवचनों और व्यहार द्वारा जीवन के उच्चतम नैतिक, मानवीय और आध्यामिक मूल्यों को समाज के सम्मुख प्रस्तुत किया। समारोह में उदयपुर शहर सहित मेवाड व राजस्थान के अलावा मध्या प्रदेश, गुजरात, हरियाणा, पंजाब, दिल्ली, उत्तरप्रदेश, महाराष्ट्र आदि प्रदेशों से आए श्रावकः श्राविकाएं भी उपस्थित थे। समारोह का संचालन डॉ. पुष्पेन्द्र मुनि एवं श्री तारक गुरु जैन ग्रंथालय्ा के मंत्री वीरेंद्र डांगी ने किया।

जीवन में संस्कारों का सर्वाधिक महत्व : मुनि रमेश

03 Oct 2012,  जासं, लुधियाना, इकबाल गंज चौक स्थित तेरापंथ भवन में जैन श्वेतांबर तेरापंथी सभा के तत्वावधान में बाल संस्कार निर्माण शिविर का आयोजन किया गया।

इसमें मुनि श्री रमेश कुमार ने कहा कि जीवन में संस्कारों का सर्वाधिक महत्व है। बचपन में प्राप्त संस्कारों के आधार पर ही भविष्य का निर्माण होता है। आज के युग में अभिभावक अपने बच्चों की शिक्षा के प्रति जागरूक अवश्य हैं, किंतु संस्कारों की दृष्टि से बहुत ही उदासीनता नजर आ रही है। इन संस्कार निर्माण के शिविरों के माध्यम से इन छोटे-छोटे बच्चों में यदि आंशिक रूप में संस्कारों का बीजारोपण होता है, तो वह शिविर की एक महत्वपूर्ण उपलब्धि हो सकेगी। मुनि चैतन्य कुमार अमन ने कहा कि जीवन में सर्वाधिक उपकार माता-पिता व धर्म गुरु का होता है। वे अपने बच्चों को शिक्षा के साथ संस्कार देने का कार्य करते हैं। बच्चों में विनम्रता, अनुशासन व प्रणाम की संस्कृति का विकास होता है। इस अवसर पर अनुशासित विद्यार्थियों के रूप में धीरज बरड़िया का चयन किया गया। अनुशासित कन्या के रूप में तृषा आहूजा का नाम सर्वाधिक सामायिक का अनेक बालकों व 7 घंटे तक सर्वाधिक मौन पर उन्हें पुरस्कार दिया गया। सभी बच्चों को पुरस्कार देकर उनका उत्साह बढ़ाया गया। इस अवसर पर विनोद सुराना, सरोज कोचर, प्रेम सेठिया, ममता सेठिया, रेखा दुग्गड़, ममता सुराना, राय चंद चोराड़िया व मनोज धारीवाल आदि उपस्थित हुए।

BANGLORE JAIN COMMUNITY SEEK POLICE PROTECTION FOR DIGAMBARA MUNIS

Banglore: A Digambara Muni’s only clothing is the atmosphere itself, such is the degree of renunciation among the Jain monks. Yet, while the man on the street rarely ridicules excess, this form of renunciation is being met with laughter and bullying in and around Bangalore. In one of life’s little ironies, the strictest followers of ‘Ahimsa’ or non-violence are ending up being victims of violence and force, compelling devotees to seek police protection. Several recent incidents have upset the Jain community. Consider this: A Jain Muni was walking near Hebbal flyover, surrounded by around five to six devotees. As is the tradition, a flag-bearing devotee was walking in front of the Muni when a few people came out of nowhere, snatched the flag and tried to forcibly cover the Muni with it.

This is not an isolated incident. When a Jain Muni was passing Mantri Mall in Malleswaram, a passerby came running towards him and tried to cover him with a piece of cloth. Recently, media houses were flooded with calls, informing them about a ‘nude man’ walking near Queen’s Road. Some people even alerted cops. However, inquiries revealed that it was a Jain Muni and not a nudist as people had assumed. While such incidents do not hurt the Munis, it is embarrassing for the devotees escorting them. Devotees coordinating the walks actually live in fear of attack. The problem is aggravated when the Munis have to walk long distances. Committee members also recall the experience of Munis going from Bangalore to Tamil Nadu. “There have been numerous instances especially around Salem where people refuse to allow Munis to walk on the road. Many of them stop us and ask us to return. In one such instance, we made a chain of devotees, each of whom covered the Muni as he passed. We had to do this for hundreds of kilometres,” explained Shashi Kumar, convenor of the Jain community in Bangalore.

TEMPLES

MADHYA PRADESH ASI ACTION ANGER JAIN COMMUNITY

Six years ago, defying the Archaeological Survey of India, members of the Jain community shifted an ancient idol from a protected monument atop a picturesque hill here to a new location, less than 100 metres away, where they plan to build a grand temple. Arguing that, the old structure could collapse and damage the idol of Lord Adinath, thousands of Jains blocked the roads leading to the hill as the relocation was carried out in January 2006. In fact, the Sri Digambar Jain Atishay Kshestra Kundalpur Public Trust, which manages a group of 63 temples spread over nearly 200 acres on the hill, about 300 kms from Bhopal, had started construction of the new temple in 1997 itself. Claiming ownership of the protected site, the ASI asked the state government to stop the construction work, but there was no response. Now, the Jains have got legal backing from the Madhya Pradesh High Court recently rejecting the ASI’s ownership claim. While the community is quietly celebrating the court order, calling it as much a victory of faith as facts, the ASI is set to move the Supreme Court. The court told the trust to seek the state government’s permission for further construction work on the new temple. If permission is not granted, the trust will have to restore construction as it stood on May 20, 2006. But the trust is not worried because the state government has always been on its side.

TEMPLE TO BE DEVELOPED AT KUNDALPUR: MP CM

Bhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the temple at Kundalpur will be developed. It will be done with the help of the Archaeology department. Addressing a function on the occasion of community kshamawani mahotsav organized at his residence, he said that Rs 10 crore have been sanctioned for the development of Digambar, Shwetambar and Taaran Taran Jain centres of pilgrimage in the state. Jain Sant Acharya Vidyasagar Gau Samvardhan Yojna is being implemented in Madhya Pradesh. It is the only scheme in the country in the name of a Jain saint, the spokesman said. Chief minister Chouhan said Jain religion shows the path of love and not fight, coordination and not revenge. A coward person cannot forgive others. It can be done only by the person who is brave. The chief minister said he salutes the spirit of Jain followers' sentiment of well-being towards all living beings. He also said the world's first cow sanctuary would open in the state on December 24.

STATUE OF BHAGWAN MAHAVIR WORTH RS. 21 LAKHS TO BE INSTALLED IN MAHAVIR PARK OF LUCKNOW BY U.P. GOVT.

A delegation of the representatives of Jain Community (All India Prabodhini Jain Sabha) had recently called upon the Chief Minister, Shri Akhilesh Yadav in connection with the demolition of the Bhagwan Mahavir's statue recently in Mahavir Park of Lucknow. On behalf of the Chief Minister, the District Collector announced that a new statue would be installed very soon, probably in a week's time to replace the demolished one.

The statue of Lord Mahavira at Bhagawan Mahavira park was defaced by miscreants in Lucknow on August 17, 2012. A rally was organised at Jantan Mantar on August 23rd to protest the defacing of the idol of Lord Mahavira at Bhagawan Mahavir Swamy Park in Lucknow on August 17, 2012. This was a grand success and was well attended by members of the Jain community from all four sects. Jain Gurus, leaders, politicians and members of the Jain Samaj had flowed in to the venue. This was a show of solidarity from the Jain Samaj to the world that Jains cannot be taken for granted and will always stand united to fight it out when it comes to protecting their rights & interests. Sri Sunjay Jain (from Vishwa Jain Sangathan), Sri Chakresh Jain (president, Delhi Jain Samaj), Sri Nirmal Kumar Sethi (president, Digambar Jain Mahasabha) and many other Jain leaders attended the event. Speaking on the occasion Sri Nirmal Kumar Sethi said that, “It is high time we Jains unite together and fight out for our rights. I am over whelmed to see the response received to this protest by the members of the Jain Samaj and particularly the youths who have turned out in large numbers”. Religious leaders of other communities attended the event to extend their support for the cause. Father Dominick, Sri Pragnanandaji, Sri Paramjit Singhji, Imam Umar Ahman Iliyas (president, All India Imam Organisation) and other religious leaders attended the event. Imam Umar Ahman Iliyas, expressed shock over the incident. He called upon the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government to take stern action against the miscreants failing to which he warned of carrying out an “all religious protest march against the UP government”. He further questioned the UP Government as to how more than 500 people with weapons were able to enter the park in the presence of police. Messages from Jain Gurus - The messages of Acharya 108 Sri Sanmathisagarji Maharaj, Muni 108 Sri Pulak Sagarji Maharaj & Muni 108 Sri Tarunsagarji Maharaj were read out in the rally. Since the chaturmas venues of many Jain gurus were at a very far off place from Jantar Mantar they were unable to attend the event. Jains of all ages and from all walks of life attended the event. Slogans like - Mahavir Smawy Ki Jai, Ahimsa Vishwa Dharma Ki Jai… went on all through out the event.

JCA RESEARCH TEAMS CONDUCT STUDIES ON ASHTAPAD

In view of the uniqueness of Ashtapad teerth in Jain mythology, Jain Center of America (JCA) has taken up the task of rediscovering this teerth, determining its exact location and its hiostoric facts.

The information collected so far has been published in two volumes and the third one is on its way out. Ashtapad is one of the five major teerths mentioned in Jain scriptures and it is believed that Bhagwan Rishabhdev performed his austerities and meditation on this holiest of the holy teerth, achieving complete liberation and attaining moksha from there. This monument is believed to have been lost after Ganadhar Shri Gautam Swami visited this place some 2600 years ago. It was probably situated in the tranquil heights of snow-clad heights of Himalayas in the close proximity of Mt. Kailash. Many individuals and organisations have in the past been involved in research to unravel the mysteries of this legendary place but with little success. JCA project involves archaeological, anthropological and philological methodologies and other multi-disciplinary scientific studies. From time to time, three research teams have already visited the place. The teams consisted of dedicated research scholars including philanthropists, scientists and geologists. The India based L.D. Institute of Indology, Ahmedabad also joined in this in this research mission . The teams worked hard over this project, using the latest techniques, particularly, high resolution imaging techniques, satellite photography etc.

माता श्री चक्रेश्वरी देवी जैन मंदिर

फतेहगढ़ साहिब। फतेहगढ़ साहिब में खंडेलवाल जैनियों की कुल देवी माता श्री चक्रेश्वरी देवी का मंदिर है, जो माता श्री चक्रेश्वरी देवी जैन मंदिर के नाम प्रसिद्ध है। इसमें भारत के कोने-कोने से जैन श्रद्धालु दर्शनों के लिए पहुंचते हैं। श्रद्धालु अपनी मनोकामनाएं पूरी कर बच्चों के मुंडन व नामकरण आदि करवाने के लिए यहां पहुंचते है। जैन समुदाय में मान्यता है कि जो कोई भी माता के दरबार में सच्चे मन से पुत्र प्राप्ति की कामना करता है, मां उसकी कामना अवश्य पूरी करती है।

यह मंदिर पुत्र रत्‍‌न प्राप्ति के नाम से भी जाना जाता है। मंदिर में बना माता रानी का अमृत कुंड भी माता का ही चमत्कार है। अष्ट भुजाओं वाली माता चक्रेश्वरी देवी अपनी दाहिनी चार भुजाओं में वाहन, बाण, च्रक तथा वात्सल्यनमी आशीष तथा बाई भुजाओं में धनुष, वज्र, चक्र व अंकुश धारण किए हुए हैं। दोनों हाथों में चक्र होने के कारण ही माता का नाम चक्रेश्वरी देवी पड़ा। दशहरे के तीन दिनों बाद आने वाले वार्षिक उत्सव में भारत के विभिन्न प्रदेशों से हर वर्ष भारी संख्या में जैनी माता के दरबार में अपना शीश झुकाने पहुंचते हैं। बताया जाता है कि महाराजा पृथ्वी राज चौहान के शासनकाल में एक यात्री संघ महम से कांगड़ा तीर्थ की यात्रा पर निकला था। आज का सरहिंद तब सींहनद था। यहां पहुंचकर यह संघ तीन दिन के लिए रुका था। संघ के साथ एक बैलगाड़ी में प्रभु आदिनाथ की अधिष्ठायत्री माता चक्त्रेश्वरी देवी की प्रतिमा लेकर चल रहे थे। लेकिन मंदिर वाले स्थान पर पहुंच लाख प्रयास करने के बावजूद बैलगाड़ी आगे नहीं बढ़ी। जब भक्तजनों ने प्रार्थना की तो आकाश में एक च्योति पुंज दिखाई दिया और आकाशवाणी हुई कि यह मेरा स्थान है। मैंने यहीं पर निवास करना है। इस पर सबने मिट्टी के एक छोटे भवन का निर्माण किया, जिसमें माता की वह प्रतिमा स्थापित कर दी। यात्रियों में अधिकांश खंडेलवाल जैन ही थे। आज भी खंडेलवाल जैनी माता को अपनी कुल देवी के रूप में पूजते हैं। मंदिर में बना माता रानी का अमृत कुंड भी माता की ही चमत्कार है। कहा जाता है कि शुरू में इस मंदिर के नजदीक पीने योग्य पानी उपलब्ध नही था, जिससे यात्रियों को परेशानी होती थी। एक दिन भजन कीर्तन में मग्न एक छोटी बच्ची ने माता से पानी के लिए प्रार्थना की। तभी भक्तजनों ने देखा कि लड़की के पांव के पास ही एक झरना फूट पड़ा। वही झरना अब अमृत कुंड के नाम से जाना जाता है तथा आज भी भक्त इसी अमृत कुंड के पवित्र पानी को गंगाजल समान मान अपने घरों को ले जाते है। माता श्री चक्रेश्वरी देवी जैन मंदिर में पहुंचने के लिए ट्रेन से सरहिंद पहुंचना पड़ता है। यहां से मंदिर से के लिए थ्रीव्हीलर से यात्री माता के मंदिर में पहुंचते हैं।

जैन मंदिरों में लगी महिलाओं के जींस पहनने पर रोक : गुना

शहर के जैन मंदिरों में युवतियां अब जींस, और आधुनिक वस्त्र पहनकर नहीं जा सकेंगी। महिलाओं के भी लिपस्टिक लगाकर और सजधज कर मंदिर आने पर पाबंदी रहेगी। यह फैसला जैन समाज ने आर्यिका गुरुमति माता के निर्देश पर लिया है। विद्यासागर नगर स्थित श्री दिगंबर जैन वासुपूज्य जिनालय में हुई धर्मसभा में आचार्य विद्यासागर महाराज की प्रथम शिष्या आर्यिका गुरुमति ने प्रवचन में कहा कि मंदिरों में शालीनता के साथ सादा वस्त्र पहनकर ही प्रवेश करना चाहिए। भड़काऊ वस्त्रों से स्वयं के भाव तो खराब होते ही हैं, देखने वाले के मन पर भी विपरीत असर आता है। उन्होंने कहा कि महिलाएं अपना श्रंगार घर में रहकर ही करें। श्रंगार स्वयं के लिए होता है, दूसरों को दिखाने के लिए नहीं। इसलिए मंदिर में लिपस्टिक आदि से श्रंगार करके न आएं। उन्होंने सख्त लहजे में कहा कि समाज को इस पर कठोर प्रतिबंध लगाना होगा। दिगंबर जैन प्रबंध कार्यकारिणी समिति के अध्यक्ष अनिल जैन ने सहमति जताई और मंदिरों में भड़काऊ वस्त्र पहनकर आने वालों पर प्रतिबंध लगाने की बात कही। समिति के मंत्री अनिल जैन ने भी माताजी की बात पर सहमति जताई।

 

EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

DIWALI CELEBRATED IN LONDON'S TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Diwali has been celebrated with music, dancing and live performance in Trafalgar Square. The five-day Festival of Lights is celebrated in India and around the world by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains. It was the 11th year that the festival, which celebrates the victory of good over evil, was marked at the central London landmark. The event was organised by the Mayor of London in association with the Diwali in London Committee. Boris Johnson said celebrations such as Diwali added to London's "vibrant cultural calendar". "It's a festival, which with values rooted in peace and mutual respect, is of relevance to all Londoners as well as to Hindus, Sikhs and Jains," he said.

Festival of lights: Indians in London celebrated Diwali in Trafalgar Square

CENTRE TO DEVELOP JAIN TOURIST CIRCUITS

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), September 29, 2012: According to former Union Minister Subodhkant Sahay, the government is planning to develop Jain and Sufi tourist circuits on the lines of Buddha circuit, in several parts of the country.

Mr. Sahay was inaugurating the 'International Buddhist Conclave . The places related to Jain and Sufi legendaries will be developed for tourism. In this line, a project is being executed in Karnataka at the cost of Rs 22 crore, for which fund of Rs 11 crores has been sanctioned, he added. Such international events play a pivotal role in enhancing the popularity of tourist places thereby attracts large number of visitors from abroad, he said. However, the tourism sector witnessed hard time due to recession in previous years but now situation is quite good, he said, adding, even in United States of America, UK and Europe, the tourism market was not up-to the mark. The government's plans for developing the Buddhist circuit include world class road networks, construction of modern budget and higher-end hotels and facilitating direct rail links and air services to Bodh Gaya, Rajgir and Vaishali.

JAIN TRUST GM SHOT, STONED TO DEATH AT SHIKHARJI

Dhanbad :An 83-year-old office-bearer of a religious body was gunned down at the gates of a Parasnath Hills temple triggering panic among pilgrims at the Jain holy site, 35km from Giridih district headquarters. The general manager of Madhuban's Akhil Bharatiya Digambar Jain Kshetra Samiti was allegedly shot and later stoned to death at a Jain temple in Madhuban in Jharkhand's Girldh district. Prakash Chandra Sharma, who hailed from Delhi, was allegedly killed on the stairs of the temple around 6.30 pm where around 2,000 devotees had congregated to celebrate the birth anniversary of Jain saint Swami Bimalas garji Maharaj.

It appears that he was shot at and later brutally hit by stone and bricks. He died on the stairs of the temple;" said Giridih SPA K Honkar. According to witnesses, Sharma was called by a woman to the stairs of the temple just before his murder. Three persons, including a woman, had come on a motorcycle to the temple. The woman had called Prakash Chandra Sharma to the stairs of the temple where the other two had shot him. The three also hit Sharma with stones before fleeing to the adjoining Madhuban hills. While none has been arrested in the murder case, an FIR has been registered with Pirtand police station against unidentified persons. Police, however, are not ruling out the possibility of the involvement of the Maoists as this incident matched with similar operations committed by the Naxalites earlier. The rebels had killed the son of former chief minister Babulal Marandi in a crowded cultural programme. Sharma, too, was killed during the celebration where about 2,000 people had assembled at the Jain saint's samadhi. Madhuban and its adjoining areas have witnessed several incidents of Maoists violence in the recent past. The hills and the forests are stronghold of the Naxalites who had last year attacked Parasnath railway station, where pilgrims to the temple town get down from trains. They had exploded landmines at neighbor station Nimiyaghat. According to Suman Kumar Sinha, the manager of the Bharat Varshiya Digambar Jain Tirtha Kshetra Samiti, Sharma had joined Madhuban in January this year. He has five daughters and a son. He had not complained of personal enmity with anyone nor did he express any threat to his life.

EGG ARGUMENT CRACKS INDIA'S VEGETARIAN CONGRESS

India’s Vegetarian Congress and the International Vegetarian Union are in a heated debate about whether eggs are Vegetarian. Four hundred million vegetarians live in India, due to large Hindu, Buddhist and Jain populations. While cracks in vegetarian unity might be arcane in the West, it is a vital issue for India's 400 million vegetarians – the world's largest veggie population.

Because millions of Hindus, Buddhists and Jains follow the diets of their founders and Gods, all Indian restaurants must have separate veg and non-veg menus. Eggs are restricted to 'non-veg' menus along with chicken and mutton tikkas, and companies selling 'eggless' cakes thrive. But a row between India's Vegetarian Congress (IVC) and the London-based International Vegetarian Union (IVU) came to a boil this summer after IVC leaders rebelled over an IVU ruling that eggs are 'veg' and those who eat eggs can be vegetarians. On Monday the IVC's leaders announced they had withdrawn from the International Vegetarian Union and created their own World Veg Council to halt the acceptance of eggs as vegetarian foods and promote "real vegetarianism". One IVC leader said he had been "shocked" when Indian IVU supporters within his group announced eggs are veg and that the new World Veg Council will quickly launch 3000 centers in India and 500 around the world to promote "real vegetarianism." Vijay Kumar Bafna, the new group's vice president said India had inspired the rise of vegetarianism throughout the world – from Lords Buddha and Krishna to Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi - especially in Britain and the United States. But now there was a danger of western followers corrupting the purity of vegetarianism. "Anything which comes from a womb is non-veg, anything which comes out of the process of birth is non-veg. The IVU said they consider eggs veg but gave no significant reasons we couldn't understand it so we withdrew," he said. Many followers in the West are ovo-lacto vegetarians who drink milk and eat eggs, while in India the vast majority drink milk from revered cows but do not eat eggs. There have been attempts to market eggs from chickens fed on grain rather than fishmeal as vegetarian but they have yet to catch on. The IVU did not respond to inquiries, but according to its website it defines vegetarianism as a "diet of foods derived from plants, with or without eggs, dairy products, and/or honey."

GUJRAT JAINS PERFORM HAVAN FOR SHREE MANIBHADRA

Ahemdabad : Thousands of Jain devotees performed havan marking the day when Yakshraj Shree Manibhadra got elevated as God. Organized by Shree Parimal Jain Sangh, the event also witnessed worshipping of 3,600 Manibhadra yantra (a square religious device).

 The Sangh claimed this is the first time that the yantras in such a large numbers have been worshipped at a single place. Shree Manibhadra is worshipped by Swetamber Jain devotees, and is believed to have become God around 550 years ago. The event was a brainchild of Acharya Jinchandra Surishwarji Maharaj and Hemchandra Surishwarji Maharaj. “He is considered the God who protects his devotees and to protect the jain culture spread in the world,” said Monish Kothari, secretary, Parimal Jain Sangh. He also said that in all there were 102 venues across the state where similar Havans were being organised. Held at Sabarmati riverfront of the city, the event also witnessed worship of Manibhadra’s idol, which will be installed at Parimal Sangh on the day of Dev diwali. Kothari also said that on this day, the Sangh submited back its religious book ‘Navkar Pothi’ in its Upashray. The book, he added, was taken out for the event where thousands of devotees wrote 36 lakh navkar mantra from the book. Elaborating more on his life, Kothari said, “Shree Manibhadra was a wealthy prince and was known as Manek Shah. He was influenced by a Jain sadhu and with the saint’s blessings set out on a journey, when robbers attacked him. During the fight, it is believed that a part of his body fell in Ujjain, Magarwada and another in Aaglod (70 kms away from Ahmedabad) in Gujarat.” He further said that he became a God on this day, which is month of Aso Sud’s fifth day.

LIVE WEBCAST OF SHARAD POORNIMA FROM JAMBUDWEEP-HASTINAPUR

Sharad poornima, Ashwin shukla poornima, 29th Oct. 2012 is the day of the 79th birthday & 61st Tyag (Sanyam) Diwas of the Supreme Jain Sadhvi Pujya Ganini Pramukh Shri Gyanmati Mataji.

All are invited to attend the 3 days programme (Oct. 27 to 29) organized at Jambudeep-Hastinapur at this occasion. However, the live webcast will also be available on internet as follows: 27th oct. 2012 : 2:30 P.M. & onwards, & 7:00 P.M. & onwards, 28th oct. 2012 : 2:30 P.M. & onwards, & 7:00 P. M. & onwards. Website: www.jambudweep.org. The programme of 29th Oct. 2012 will be telecast ‘live’ on Paras Channel from morning up to the night as the schedule given below. 29th Oct. 2012 : Live Telecast On Paras Channel Timings : 7:30 to 10:00 A.M. 1:30 to 5:00 Noon, 7:30 to 9:30 Night. Source: Jeevan Prakash Jain, Jambudweep-Hastinapur, Telephone:09411025124.

BJS PUNE HOLDING PARICHAY MEET FOR JAIN NRI'S

Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana is holding a Yuvak-Yuvati Parichay Sammelan for Non Residential Indian (NRI) Jain candidates on 23rd December 2012. It is a social service for Jain youth of marriageable age. NRI Parichay Sammelan encompasses traditional as well as modern values which are beneficial for all participating candidates as well as their parents. Availability of Multiple proposals, Saving of time and expenditure, Authenticity of information, Opportunity to the candidates to speak out their minds and preferences with a comprehensive database of candidates is a advantage.

Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana is a non profit, non political social organization with a National footprint and International recognition, established in 1985 under the leadership of Shri. Shantilal Muttha (Founder and National President, BJS). BJS operates in three major domains of Education, Social Development and Disaster Management and has a large network pan India. Please visit our website www.bjsindia.org to know more about us. Venue : The O Hotel, Pune, Last Date of Registration: 02.12.2012, Contact Persons for Additional Information, For NRI Candidates, Dr. Sunil Bhutada, Mobile: +91 9421018554, E-Mail: drsunilbhutada@gmail.com, For Candidates Other Than NRI, Savita Sutar, Mobile: +91 9860105326, E-Mail: savitasutar@gmail.com

FIRST CLAREMONT LINCON JAIN CONFERENCE ON BIOETHIC RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL APPROACHES

Claremont Lincoln University in Claremont, Claremont, California, USA, hosted the first -- “Claremont Lincoln Jain conference on Bioethics Religious and Spiritual Approaches”.

 It was a well planned, managed and attended conference. This was the first Interfaith dialogue on this topic where many eminent speakers from 7 major religions of the world ( Jainism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam and Christianity) met and deliberated for 2 days as equal partners. Several speakers suggested to hold such Interfaith conferences regularly on many issues and concerns affecting the global society in which we all live. One speaker after his return from Fulbright Fellowship next year proposed to write a book on “ Practical ahimsa ( non –violence ) and how to make it. One speaker is already working to hold a similar but much bigger conference at a reputed medical facility in USA inviting all the same 7 religions. Two speakers agreed to collaborate on writing a book on “ Jains and Jews; similarities”, a way of life”. It was resolved to hold the 2013 Claremont Lincoln Jain conference on "Women’s Perspectives in the Dharma Traditions”. Courtesy: Sulekh C. Jain, PhD, Houston, Texas, USA.

JAIN HERITAGE WALK ANNOUNCED BY JITO

Ahmedabad: After a year of planning, researching and conceptualizing, the Jain Heritage Walk was announced by the Jain International Trade Organization (JITO). A book announcing the walk and a brochure mentioning the significance of each of the stops was also released. The inaugural walk will start on November 19 on Gyan Pancham, an auspicious day in Jain calendar.

Many noted industrialists are slated to take the walk. Pravesh Mehta of JITO says, "We have to line up everything before we invite these top industrialists for a walk. Through this inaugural walk we want to reach out to the Jains in the country to come and visit the city. But most of all we want the community members in Ahmedabad to come and take this heritage walk along with heritage lovers." Owing to the election commission's model code of conduct, the inauguration was a low-key affair. Even the chief minister, who was present during the function, was keenly watched by the election commission officials. "Many Jain businessmen want to take an informal walk on a Saturday or a Sunday," says Mehta. The walk will explore the rich Jain past in the city, right from the times when the city was called Ashaval. It was announced that the history of Acharya Jineshwar Rasuri who wrote the 'Lilavati Katha' and 'Siddhhemshabdhanushasnam' text among other religious ceremonies will be traced during the walk. The history of Acharya Vijayheer Surishwar is also being explored in the walk. The walk is supposed to be a permanent affair and will be jointly managed by JITO and City Heritage Center (CHC) on every Sarurday and Sunday.

जैन दर्शन व विज्ञान पर त्रिदिवसीय संगोष्ठी-समृद्ध है जैन विद्या : आचार्य महाश्रमण

जसोल (बालोतरा) 23 अक्तूबर 2012 जैन तेरापंथ,भारतीय विद्याओं में एक विद्या है जैन विद्या। जो अध्यात्म विद्या से संबंधित है। जैन आगमों के अध्ययन से पता चलता है कि जैन विद्या भी बहुत समृद्ध विद्या है।

 यह मंगल वक्तव्य तेरापंथ धर्मसंघ के आचार्य महाश्रमण ने जैन दर्शन, विज्ञान व साहित्य पर आयोजित त्रिदिवसीय राष्ट्रीय संगोष्ठी के शुभारंभ पर व्यक्त किए। उन्होंने कहा कि भगवती सूत्र ऐसा आगम है, जिसमें सभी विषयों का स्पर्श हो जाता है। भगवती भाग्य लिखने व भगवती सूत्र के अनुवाद में आचार्य महाप्रज्ञ ने श्लाध्य श्रम किया था। आचार्य ने कहा कि आचार्य तुलसी व आचार्य महाप्रज्ञ ने जैन विद्या के प्रसार में बहुत श्रम किया था। उन्होंने कहा कि चातुर्मास के दौरान जैन विद्या पर एक संगोष्ठी हो जाए तो यह जैन विद्या का अच्छा कार्य हो सकता है। यह भी जैन विद्या की एक सेवा है। आचार्य ने कहा कि जैन विश्व भारती एक महत्वपूर्ण व समृद्ध संस्था है। जैन विश्व भारती विश्व विद्यालय में जैन विद्या का सर्वोपरि महत्व होता है। आचार्य ने शोधार्थियों को प्रेरणा देते हुए कहा कि शोध ऐसा हो, जिसमें स्वयं का चिंतन, दिमाग व प्रज्ञा लगे। ऐसे शोध ग्रंथ अधिक महत्वपूर्ण होता है। ऐसे शोध में प्राणकता भी आ सकती है। मंत्री मुनि सुमेरमल ने जैन दर्शन में शोध की प्रेरणा दी। बहुश्रुत परिषद के सदस्य प्रो. मुनि महेंद्रकुमार ने जैन दर्शन व जैन विज्ञान के संदर्भ में अपनी विचाराभिव्यक्ति दी। जैन विश्व भारती विश्वविद्यालय की कुलपति समणी चारित्र प्रज्ञा ने अपने विचार व्यक्त किए। संगोष्ठी के संयोजक कानपुर आईआईटी के रिटायर्ड प्रो. डॉ. नारायणलाल कच्छारा ने विचाराभिव्यक्ति दी। संचालन प्रो. सोहन राज तातेड़ ने किया। कार्यक्रम में आचार्य को चिंतन नामक शोध स्मारिका उपहार की गई।

जैन डॉक्टर्स फेडरेशन दिल्ली द्वारा आयोजित 8 वीं ऑल इण्डिया जैन डॉक्टर्स कान्फ्रेंस

रविवार, 14 अक्तूबर, 12, नई दिल्ली, अध्यात्म साधना केन्द्र। जैन डॉक्टर्स फेडरेशन दिल्ली द्वारा आयोजित 8वीं ऑल इण्डिया जैन डॉक्टर्स कान्फ्रेंस के पुनीत अवसर पर कान्फ्रेंस को सम्बोधित करते हुए परमपूज्य विद्यानन्दजी मुनिराज के परमशिष्य परमपूज्य एलाचायर्श्री प्रज्ञसागरजी मुनिराज ने अपने मंगल उद्बोधन में कहा- करोड़ों वर्ष पूर्व भगवान आदिनाथ ने साधक व श्रावक को धर्मध्यान करने के लिए सर्वप्रथम शरीर विज्ञान का ज्ञान दिया था, उन्होंने कहा- ‘‘धर्मसाधनमाद्यं हि शरीरमिहदेहिनाम्। तस्य धारणमाधेयं यथाशक्ति चशासने। इस मनुष्य पयार्य में शरीर ही प्राणियों का सबसे पहला धर्म का साधन है, इसलिए यथाशक्ति उसकी रक्षा करनी चाहिए। यह जैनशासन (आगम) का विधान है।

8.9वीं शताब्दी में आचार्य पूज्यपाद ने मन.वचन.काय के स्वस्थ होने के लिए तीन प्रकार के ग्रन्थ लिखे। मन स्वस्थ होने के लिए समाधितंत्र, वचन शुद्ध होने के लिए जिनेन्द्रव्याकरण तथा काय शुद्ध होने के लिए कल्याणकारक। आचार्य पूज्यपाद स्वामी ने कल्याणकारक ग्रन्थ में एक महत्त्वपूर्ण बात लिखी है जो साधक अपने आरोग्य शरीर का सुख नहीं भोग सकता वह सिद्धों का सुख भी नहीं भोग सकता। द्वादशांग में 12वाँ दृष्टिवाद है, उसके 5 भेदों में से अंतिम पूर्वगत भेद है और उसके 14 भेदों में प्राणावाद नाम का पूर्व है, इसी के अंर्तगत अष्टांग आयुर्वेद का विस्तृत वर्णन मिलता है। हमारे जैनाचार्यों ने अनेक ग्रन्थ शल्य. चिकित्सा एवं काय. चिकित्सा के ऊपर लिखे आपको जानकर यह आश्चर्य होंगे कि जैन आचार्य द्वारा रचित पुष्पायुर्वेद नामक ग्रन्थ रचा, जिसमें 18,000 पुष्पों का वर्णन है। पुष्पों के माध्यम से शरीर में होने वाली 5,68,99,584 रोगों को दूर करने की विधियाँ इसमें बताई गई हैं।

परमपूज्य एलाचार्यश्री ने जैनधर्म के अध्यात्म रहस्य को बहुत सूक्ष्मता से समझाया कि रोग हमारे शरीर में Passion (कषाय) के कारण होते हैं। चार प्रकार के कषाय के विषय में बताया 1. Anger (क्रोध), 2. Pride (मान), 3. Deceit Full Nature (मायाचारी) और 4. Greed (लोभ) Anger करने से Brain Haemorrhage, Eye, Hair, Nose, Throat, Mouth आदि के रोग पैदा होते हैं। Pride करने से Heart संबंधी अनेक बीमारियाँ होती हैं। Deceit Full Nature ls Stomach, Lever, Kidney आदि में रोगों की उत्पत्ति होती है। Greed करने से Hands-Legs esa Paralise आदि की अनेक बीमारियाँ उत्पन्न होती हैं। एलाचार्यश्री ने कहा- हम सभी को यदि Illness to Wellness होने के लिए Natural जीवन जीना चाहिए। जैनधर्म Scientific धर्म है, वह जीवन जीने की कला, कब, कैसे, कहाँ क्या खाना, क्या पीना आदि बातों में Science के आधार पर बतलाता है। हम इतना ही कह सकते हैं कि भगवान महावीर स्वामी। A Greed Scientist हैं और हमें उन्हीं के बताये हुए धर्म मार्ग पर चलकर अपने मनवचन. काय को स्वस्थ एवं सुन्दर करना चाहिए। इसी उपलक्ष्य में स्वेताम्बर समाज के परमपूज्यश्री नयपद्मसागरजी महाराज ने भी अपने सारगर्भित व्याख्यान में जैन डॉक्टर्सों को मार्गदर्शन दिया।

सभा में अखिल भारत से पधारे अनेकों सीनियर डॉक्टर्स ने अपने सारगर्भित व्याख्यान प्रस्तुत किये एवं अनेकों डॉक्टर्सों को इस अवसर पर सम्मानित भी किया गया। प्रेषक - हेमचन्द जैन अध्यक्ष- श्री दिगम्बर जैन समाज

AWARDS AND HONOUR

RAVI JAIN ANNUAL AWARDS

Oct 2012, The legendary Ravi Jain, director of Dhoomimal Art Gallery was a benefactor and patron to all aspiring artists, who passed away in his prime more than 20 years ago. The Ravi Jain Foundation launched in 1992 in his memory, has since annually invited young artists (under the age of 30 years) to compete for the Ravi Jain Annual Awards, which carries cash awards of Rs 25,000 for the best works in various mediums. Traditionally, work on this annual event begins after September 16th, which was the late Ravi Jain’s birthday, while the exhibition and award ceremony is in October.

The number of applicants has steadily increased over the years and this year in particular, the Ravi Jain Annual has shown considerable improvement, both in numbers and the quality of work. The awardees this year are clearly in tune with what is happening in the world. The subject chosen by Sitaram Swain for his award-winning painting, rendered in true-to-life detail, is a collage of images reflecting today’s world. In the centre, there is a destitute woman with a child in her arms, while around her, are a melee of cars, skyscrapers and activities of urban living — including Spiderman! Artist Anjolie Ela Menon’s summed up the painting and it’s style and technique in short when she said, “This is surealism combined with with realism”. There were two paintings by Neha Grewal, both equally special. One was an acrylic showing an old sofa, rendered with such a sure hand that it drew everyone’s attention reminding them of their family homes. However, the award-winning entree was Neha’s other work, a mixed media in charcoal and pigment, of a man sitting on the ground with folded legs.

Sculpture does not interest many artists, so it is heartening to see that there were a larger number of entries here this year. Srinia Chowdhury chose to create a rickshaw puller in bronze and her attention to detail, was judged as among the best entrees. Satyabrata Sahoo, the second sculptor awardee chose the subject of babies, which he created in fibre-glass. With fibreglass now becoming a popular medium, many have be­gun to use it in place of stone and bronze. This year, there was a special award purely on merit. Lal Bansh Kumar presented a trio of works using mixed media that involved the use of fabric, cotton wool, different threads and paint. With these he created designs using natural shades, meticulously put together.

GANESH JAIN ELECTED AS CHAIRMAN OF IMI AND PPL

Ganesh Jain gets elected for a high and respected post as a chairman in Indian Music Industry (IMI) and Phonographic Perfromance Ltd. (PPL) for the year 2012-2013. "It's an honor to get nominated and elected for such a position and I am humbled and deeply touch by this decision. I have great passion for Hindi music and cinema.

I always have believed in standout performances and I did it hopefully", says Ganesh Jain. The Indian Phonographic Industry (IPI), the Association of Phonogram Producers, was established in 1936, and it was Instrumental in finalizing the Broadcasting License arrangement in India. Subsequently, IPI members decided to form a specialised body to administer their Public Performance and Broadcasting Rights, and so PPL came into being in 1941. As the registered copyright society in respect of Sound Recordings PPL has the authority to administer the Broadcasting /Telecasting and Public Performance Rights on behalf of a large number of important music companies in India who are its members. PPL administered repertoire encompasses all major Indian languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Bhojpuri, etc. (both film and non-film music like devotional/spiritual, Ghazals, Classical, folk, Indi-pop, etc) and English/International songs. Indian Music Industry was established on 28th Feb 1936 as the Indian Phonographic Industry (IPI), and is second oldest music companies' associations in the world engaged in defending, preserving and developing the rights of phonogram producers, and actively promoting and encouraging advancement of creativity and culture through sound recordings. IMI members includes major record companies like Saregama India Ltd. (HMV), Universal Music (India), Tips, Venus, Sony BMG Music Entertainment (India), Crescendo, Virgin Records, Magnasound, Milestone, Times Music and several other prominent national and regional labels that represent over 75 % of the output in legitimate recordings and a wide range of musical repertoire. The Jains started the business of manufacturing Audio Cassettes/Cd's during the early 80's under the banner of Venus Records and Tapes Mfg Co with the sole aim of providing good quality of music products. "I did what I had to do and I will continue to push myself. I think God had sent me to do this job. Music is what I live for. I am nothing without music", says Ganesh Jain.

S. P. JAIN BAG TOP HONOURS AT RMAI AWARDS

Oct 03, 2012, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research bagged the top prizes at the sixth edition of Ayurvet RMAI Awards for ‘Best summer projects in rural marketing, organised by the Rural Marketing Association of India (RMAI) in New Delhi on September 27, 2012.

Ranjana Dobal of SPJIMR won the first prize. Speaking at the event, President Pradeep Kashyap emphasised that the main objective of appreciation of these summer projects is to create interest among students for seeking career in rural marketing. Compared with 52 entries last year, 84 entries were received this year from B-schools such as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Rohtak, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow, IIM Shillong, SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, and MICA. Dobal made a presentation titled, ‘Value chain intervention – Self-sustainable business models. Gupta’s work was on ‘Rural electrification’, whereas Upadhyay presented his report on ‘A study on rural marketing and distribution in India’. The other top seven participants who presented their reports were Sunil Singh (IIM Lucknow) on ‘Samrudh Krishi – IT lead advisory service for grape farmers’ by Rallis, Padma N (IIM Indore) on ‘Developing business model for pulses co-operative’, Radhika Nijhawan (IIFT Delhi) on ‘Operation Nano – Van operation in rural Maharashtra’, Mayank Khulbe (IIM Lucknow) on ‘Developing the market strategies for ramping up sales volumes of research wheat in Bareilly region’, Ratin Duggal (IIFT Delhi) on ‘A study on FMCG company distributor’s best practices in lower POP group market’, Peeyush Somwanshi (IIM Kozhikode) on ‘Enhancing returns from low-utility towers’ and Shreya Srinath (SPJIMR) on ‘To build a sustainable model for mitigation environmental degradation in the Sundarbans. Srinath presented the project report on behalf of her team that included Abhishek Kar, Abir Majumdar, Anshuman Roy Chowdhary and Purbayan Sanyal.

लायंस क्लब ने उद्योगपति अशोक जैन को किया सम्मानित

22 Oct 2012, चाईबासा, लायंस क्लब राउरकेला-वेदव्यास शाखा की ओर से समाजसेवी अशोक कुमार जैन को उनके उत्कृष्ट सामाजिक कार्यो के लिए शाखा के पदाधिकारियों ने सोमवार को उन्हें सम्मानित किया।

समारोह एमडी हाउस चाईबासा में हुआ। यहां राउरकेला-वेदव्यास शाखा के पूर्व एवं वर्तमान सभी पदाधिकारी उपस्थित थे। कार्यक्रम में उद्योगपति सह समाजसेवी जैन ने कहा कि इस सम्मान के लिए आप सभी लायंस क्लब पदाधिकारी साधुवाद के पात्र हैं। मिश्रीलाल जैन ग्रुप हमेशा सामाजिक कार्यो में अग्रसर है। खासकर दृष्टिहीनों को नई नेत्र ज्योति देने के क्षेत्र में मिश्रीलाल जैन ग्रुप विभिन्न सामाजिक संस्थाओं के माध्यम से 2011-12 में कुल 1500 व्यक्तियों को लेंस प्रत्यार्पण कर नई नेत्र ज्योति प्रदान की है। हमारी हार्दिक इच्छा है इस वित्तीय वर्ष में यह लक्ष्य 2000 करना है। गत वर्ष 2011-12 में लायंस क्लब राउरकेला-वेदव्यास शाखा को 500 मरीजों को लेंस प्रत्यारोपण करने का दायित्व दिया गया था, जिसमें से 444 मरीजों का सफल लेंस प्रत्यारोपण किया गया। मैं चाहूंगा कि यह लक्ष्य 2012-13 में 500 से अधिक व्यक्तियों को लेंस प्रत्यारोपण किया जाए। इसके लिए ग्रुप की ओर से हरसंभ्ज्ञव सहायता किया जायेगा। कार्यक्रम का संचालन लायंस क्लब के पूर्व अध्यक्ष कमलेश कुमार शारडा ने किया। कार्यक्रम में लायंस क्लब के सतीश अजमेरा, धनराज चांडक, ए सोमानी, वेनी गोपाल, मालानी, सुषमा शारडा, सुषमा मोहंती, मीनू अजमेरा, शीला मालानी, सुमीता सोमानी, नरेंद्र कुमार शारडा, कमलकांत शारडा, अशोक कुमार जैन व उनकी धर्मपत्नी तारा जैन उपस्थित थीं।

AHIMSA & VEGETARIANISM

ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA BAN USE OF ANIMALS IN ELECTIONS

The Election Commission of India issued an order banning the use of animals by political parties during campaigns. In an advisory issued, the election commission has asked political parties not to use any animals for campaign in any manner, animal rights group said. The election commission has issued this advisory to all political parties and asked them not to violate the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, and the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals India said that following repeated requests by animal activist, the election commission asked political parties and candidates to refrain from using animals for their campaigns. "The Commission has received representations from certain individuals and organisations alleging that animals like horses, ponies, donkeys, elephants, camels and bulls are subjected to cruelty in different ways in connection with election campaigns," the election commission advisory stated. "It is alleged that the animals are often made to carry loads beyond permissible limits, made to work long hours, and some candidates even paint slogans and election symbols on them using harmful chemicals," the advisory said. "Bulls, donkeys, elephants and other animals used in election campaigns are commonly beaten, pushed into crowds, overloaded and otherwise abused. "They are also often undernourished and denied adequate food and water. Wounds and other injuries are common," PETA, India said in a statement. Welcoming the move by the election commission, Manilal Valliyate, PETA India's Director of veterinary affairs said "This is a victory for all animals, who are easy targets of abuse as they are routinely paraded through the streets during elections". "Animals have no political allegiances and do not deserve to be whipped and forced through crowds or bullied by people who don't agree with the other party's politics," Valliyate added. Courtesy: - IANS, New Delhi, September 26, 2012.

TEN YEARS IMPRISONMENT ANNOUNCED FOR KILLING COWS IN PUNJAB

The Government of Punjab has recently announced through a public notification that anyone found killing cow in Punjab would be liable to imprisonment for a period of ten years. Jain community thanks Punjab Government for this bold decision .

AMERICANS STUDIES CONFIRM VEGETARIANS OUTLIVE THE MEAT EATERS

Washington: It might be time to replace chicken with veggies! According to a new study, vegetarians - especially men - have a longer lifespan than those who eat meat.

Researchers from the Loma Linda University in California found that vegetarian Adventist men live to an average of 83.3 years and vegetarian women 85.7 years - 9.5 and 6.1 years, respectively, longer than other Californians, the Huffing ton Post reported. In the '70s and '80s, a series of studies from the university, which has tracked tens of thousands of Seventh-day Adventists since 1958, were the first to show that vegetarians live longer than meat eaters.Seventh-day Adventists have long been known as advocates of a vegetarian diet. The new research presented at Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2012 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo is halfway into completion and includes 96,000 people from the US and Canada. Principal investigator Gary E Fraser revealed that the new study found that vegans are, on average, 13 kilogram's lighter than meat eaters and five units lighter on the Body Mass Index scale than meat-eaters.Vegetarians are also less insulin resistant. Lean people are also more likely to exercise regularly, eat plants, and avoid cigarettes than overweight people.

रात्री भोजन के त्‍याग से लाभ

1. जिसका पालन करने से महीने में १५ उपवास का लाभ होता है।
2. प्रतिक्रमण-स्‍वाध्‍याय-ध्‍यान आराम से हो सकते है।
3. आत्मा अनेक पापों से बच जाती है।
4. मै जैन हूँ, ऐसे गौरव की अनुभूति होती है।
5. मनुष्‍य भव पाप करनेके लिये नही बल्‍कि पुण्‍य करनेके लिये मिला है।
6. रातके वक्‍त भोजन में जू, गिरने से जलोदर, मक्‍खी से उल्‍टी, चींटी से बुध्‍दि का नाश, मकडी के जाल से कोढ, विषौले जन्‍तुऔं की लार से मृत्‍यू, लकडी की फांस आने से तलवा छिद जाता है, बाल आनेसे स्‍वरभंग से उल्‍टी व दस्‍ते होती है। शरीर अस्‍वस्‍थ होकर आलस बढता है।

84 लाख योनि में जन्‍म-मरणका चक्र चलता रहेगा। अज्ञान पाप कारक है ज्ञान पाप निवारक है। ज्ञानी बनिये पाप छोडीये। धर्म आदरीये यही एकान्‍त मुक्‍ति एवं सुख शांती का श्रेष्‍ठ मार्ग है।

अतः स्‍वास्‍थ प्रेमियों के लिये त्यागने योग्‍य है। इस लिये यथा संभव दिन में ही सुर्यास्‍त के पहले भोजन करने का प्रयास करना चाहिये। रात्रि भोजन न करना यह जैनियोंकी आज भी पहचान बनी हुई है। अतः इसे बरकरार रखना आप सभी का परम कर्तव्‍य है।
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त्रिलोक तीर्थ, बडागांव, में परम पूज्य आचार्य श्री विध्याभूषण सन्मति सागर जी महाराज के मंगल आशीर्वाद एवं प्रेरणा से अतिशय क्षेत्र बडागांव की पावन धरा पर निर्मित विश्व की अनुपम कृति श्री त्रिलोक तीर्थ धाम की परिपूर्णता के पावन अवसर पर त्रिलोक तीर्थ महोत्सव-2014 का उदघाटन दिनांक 28 अक्टूबर, रविवार, 2012 को प्रातः 9 बजे किया जायेगा। इस पावन अवसर पर उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री माननीय श्री अखिलेश यादव जी के मुख्यातिथ्य में श्री मुनिसुव्रत नाथ जिन मंदिर-वेदी शिलान्यास एवं त्रिलोक तीर्थ मुख्यमूर्ति की ढलाई के साथ-साथ परम पूज्य आचार्य श्री विध्याभूषण सन्मति सागर जी महाराज के द्वारा परम पूज्य, ध्यानप्रज्ञ, धर्मयोगी संत श्री श्री योगभूषण जी गुरुदेव के निर्देशन में बाल ब्र. सौरभ भैया जी को क्षुल्लक दीक्षा भी प्रदान की जाएगी। इस समारोह में परम पूज्य एलाचार्य श्री नेमी सागर जी, मुनि श्री त्रिलोक भूषण जी, मुनि श्री वैराग्य ऋषि जी, मुनि श्री स्वर भूषण जी महाराज, एवं आर्यिका श्री चंद्रमती जी, श्री कीर्तिमती जी, श्री दृष्टि भूषण जी, श्री पुण्य मति जी माताजी तथा क्षुल्लक श्री योगभूषण जी महाराज,श्री मार्दव सागर जी महाराज, क्षुल्लिका श्री शक्ति भूषण जी माताजी का शुभ सान्निध्य ही प्राप्त होगा। स्यादवाद परिवार, स्यादवाद युवा क्लब, एवं त्रिलोक तीर्थ समिति ने सभी धर्मप्रेमी बंधुओं से अधिक से अधिक संख्या में पधारने हेतु आमंत्रण किया है। प्रेषक : निमेश जैन, 09999379478.

MISCELLANEOUS

KUTCHI JAIN SET UP SUPPORT VENTURE FUNDS FOR MEMBERS

Oct 8, 2012, Ahemdabad : Successful Kutchi Jain businessmen are coming together and pouring in money to set up venture capital funds to finance start-ups of entrepreneurs from their own ilk. Apart from encouraging community members to set up businesses and offer them capital assistance, they also ensure that entrepreneurs adhere to the larger religious thought while setting up shop. Kutchi Jains have set up a fund called the Kutchi Angel Network . KAN, formed last year, was conceptualized by promoters of Anchor Group, Navneet Publications, Gala Precision Engineering, Aarti Industries and Antara Jewellery - all Kutchi Jains based in Gujarat. It's aim is to mentor and fund start-ups by Kutchi entrepreneurs. The fund will build businesses based on the principles of Jainism, which means ventures in hospitality, alcohol, poultry, fisheries, leather manufacturing and tobacco do not qualify for funding. The founders of the network will invest Rs 25 crore every year - ranging from Rs 50 lakh to Rs 5 crore in each start-up. Apart from serving the needs of struggling entrepreneurs who do not have access to funds, the concept borrows from communities in the West that have used this route to support their members. Commenting on the genesis of the trend, Dhinal Shah, partner, Ernst & Young, says that it's a recent phenomenon and the idea originated from the tendency of contributing to one's own community. Shah, however, feels its not right to reject the idea of doing business with others. "From a business perspective, funding should only be on merit," he said. The recipients are not complaining. Mumbai-based Deltecs InfoTech, an enterprise mobility firm started by a group of Kutchi Jains, has secured investments from KAN. Jinen Dedhia, director (execution), Deltecs InfoTech, said, "Though you have to convince the investors, what helps is that you are from the same community, share the same roots, and so the chances of getting funds are higher."

JAINS IN AUSTRALIA LAUNCH MATRIMONIANL WEBSITE- www.jainmatrimonialaustralia.com

I have been living in Australia with my family for the last 25 years. During this time, I have seen children who are born and brought up as promising young adults in our family and friends' circle. These young boys and girls are now reaching an age when their parents start to worry to find suitable life partners for them in their own communities. I have traveled all over the world including USA, UK, UAE, Canada, New Zealand and Asia and realised that finding a suitable life partner is a huge problem for boys and girls of Indian origin due to the small communities in each country and lack of knowledge of the existence of suitable partners. The community needs a mediator to connect young boys and girls of Indian origin so that they can find their perfect match in the desired communities around the world. To address this challenge as discussed above, we have just launched a Matrimonial Services Website: www.jainmatrimonialaustralia.com that will cater to connecting young boys and girls of Indian origin from all over the world and help them find and identify suitable life partners. The aim of introducing this site is to connect young adults living abroad who understand the Western lifestyle and culture but still possess Indian values and culture . This site will prove to be a gateway and allow for global reach as well as help those who are simply looking for a larger coverage in the search to find their life partners. Courtesy: Abha Jain, telephone: +61421852 983, E-Mail : abha12j@gmail.com

MINORITY STATUS FOR JAIN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES: MAHARASHTRA

Oct 20, 2012, Mumbai : The Maharashtra government will grant minority status to Jain educational institutes if they apply for it, said state minorities minister Naseem Khan. Khan was addressing a camp organised by the Jain community on minority status at the Mahapragya Public School, Kalbadevi. He said the Maharashtra government was the first to grant the community the minority status and would lobby with the Centre to give a similar status to the Jains at the national level. He said the community must encourage its youth to take up jobs with the government so that it gets integrated into the main stream, adding that the government was already conducting preparatory exams for the IAS, IPS and the MPSC of which the community must take advantage. He added that several students in the community were already taking benefit of the scholarship programme while schools had applied for funds to improve basic infrastructure.

CERTIFICATE COURSE IN JAINISM TO BE STARTED AT UTKAL UNIVERSITY IN ORISSA

Utkal University of Culture has decided to start a six-months Certificate course in Jainism. Orissa possesses unique distinction of having been an important centre of Jainism during the early historic period and found to have been used up to the 12th century. It is shown by the first inscription (Shila-lekh) in the world about 2300 years ago, installed at Udaygiri-Khandgiri by king Kharwel. The country's name, 'Bharatvarsha' was given only after the word Bharat was used in that inscription. The remains of Jain temples, idols etc. have been unearthed at more than 90 places in the present-day Orissa, such as Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Navrangpur and Cuttock and Jain idols are still being found during excavations at these places. The proposed course in Jainism would provide opportunity for study and research in Jain religion and culture alongwith ancient art, culture and architecture and it would easily attract students towards this course.

JAIN SAMAJ TO TREAT CANCER PATIENTS FREE OF COST

Keeping in view the intense pain and suffering caused to the cancer patients and heavy expenditure involved during their treatment, Cancer Care Foundation of India (CCF) has taken upon itselves the responsibility to bear the entire cost of treatment at Tata Cancer Hospital, Mumbai. The facility is available to all cancer patients at first, second, third or fourth stage .Presently, the Centre operates from Mumbai only but in due course, centres would be established at Calcutta, Delhi and Chennai with public cooperation. Patients of all caste or creed can avail this farcicality. For details, patients can contact the following: Cancer Care Foundation of India, 5, Shraddha Building ground, Jerbai Wadia Marg, Near Tata Cancer Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400012, Mobile: 09321164755, 09407406120.

PROPERTY DISPUTE BETWEEN RUSHDIE AND JAINS REACHES SC AFTER 35 YEARS

New Delhi : A Delhi family's battle against the Rushdie clan over a property worth crores in Delhi's Civil Lines has reached the Supreme Court, 35 years after it first hit the courts. Anis Rushdie, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie's father, signed an agreement in 1970 to sell the property spread over thousands of acres to his then tenant Bhiku Ram Jain, a businessman and former Congress member of Parliament. Rushdie senior agreed to sell the property, rented out then to Jain . Jain paid Rs50,000 as earnest money to seal the deal. The rest was to be paid when the sale deed was to be registered. Jain claimed later that the deal was to be registered after Anis, who migrated to Britain in 1963, got the necessary tax clearances, something he failed to do. Anis on his part claimed that he wrote to Jain several times asking for a consideration of Rs1,00,000 to follow up the issue over the tax clearances, but heard nothing from Jain. Jain also contested this and argued that anyway he would not have paid Anis directly without violating forex laws as he had by then become a non-resident Indian. Jain claimed that instead he settled the tax dues of Anis without which 4, Flagstaff Road, would have been auctioned by the income tax authorities. In 1977, Jain finally filed a suit of specific performance against Anis in a Delhi court to execute the sale deed. The case was decreed in Jain's favour, but Salman Rushdie challenged it and got a stay on it. After Anis (died in 1987) and Jain passed away on (November 2006), their legal heirs stepped into their shoes. The case reached the Supreme Court last week. The Jains are now presenting their side of the story to the court, through senior counsel Shanti Bhushan. They claim that the property was sold again in 2012 while the case was pending in the courts by Salman Rushdie to a builder. The Rushdies are yet to present their side of the story. The property also has other claimants — third parties who claim a part of the property once spread over 5,000 acres was sold to them and builders who make similar claims. This is not the first legal battle Rushdie junior is fighting in India over property. He successfully reclaimed Anis Villa, a two-storeyed heritage building in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, from the state government after a three-year battle.

MUMBAI ( KANDIVALI ) JAIN TRUST TIFF STALLS BUILDING REVAMP

Two Jain community trusts have locked horns over the redevelopment of a prime plot on S. V. Road in Kandivali valuing over Rs. 10 crore. As a result, 18 families residing in the dilapidated building on the plot are living in danger. According to Naresh Makani of the Vardhman Sthankvasi Jain Sangh, there are two plots at Kandivali owned by his trust, one of which is being developed, while the other has 18 tenants. At the moment, the families are living in a dilapidated building with the hopes that the dispute between the two trusts gets resolved at the earliest, and they get better living conditions . However, Manubhai Shah, president of the Shree Saurashtra Dashashrimali Seva Sangh said, “The second plot with 18 tenants is ours; it was sold to us in 1957. But some one changed the records with the government authorities in 1972, which is a criminal offence. It is not possible for us to keep a tab on all documents of so many . However, Manubhai Shah, president of the Shree Saurashtra Dashashrimali Seva Sangh said, “The second plot with 18 tenants is ours; it was sold to us in 1957. But some one changed the records with the government authorities in 1972, which is a criminal offence. It is not possible for us to keep a tab on all documents of so many properties owned by the trust, we got to know about fudging of records recently.

NEWS FROM AUSTRALIA

1. Duslakshini Parva Celebrations - Sydney Jain Mandal kept it's tradition going by celebrating Duslakshini Parva in style. Like previous years, this year again Jain scholars were invited from India to Sydney. This maintained religious environment through out the 10 days of Duslakshini festival. The community was together all this time. Jain Scholars, Shri Veerendraji Gangawal (Shastri ji) and Manju Didi of Delhi / Rajasthan arrived in Sydney on 16th September. Community members performed regular Abhisekh, Pooja & Vidhan. Regular pravachans and religious discussions were organised every evening. Religious programs were also organised for children. Community attendance in all the programs was really commendable. To look at the photographs of Paryushan Parva Celebrations by Sydney Jain Mandal please click on the link.....www.picasaweb.google.com

2. Jain Youth Activities: Ice Skating - After a very successful and rewarding Youth Bowling Day in July, we had another bumper Youth Bonding Activity at Ice Skating Rink, Macquarie Shopping Centre. This was attended by community's young members, who demonstrated their ability to stay upright on the slippery ice with fellow friends. It was amazing to see our youths whizzing around on the ice like professionals and some enjoyed showing off their perfect skating skills while providing tips to lesser experienced youths. Every one enjoyed, shared many laughs and had great bonding. Youths are very excited about these events and looking forward to working towards bigger goals from this united SJM Youth forum.

3. FUND RAISING FOR JAIN TEMPLE - A. Dandia Night - A family Fun Event and Fundraising Night -- 13th October - After months of planning and preparations, the Dandia Night finally arrived and over 220+ Dandia enthusiasts arrived in colourful dresses - woman in Chaniya Choli and gents in Kathiawadi style or Kurta Pyjamas or Kafni-pyjamas. Our DJ played Gujarati & Bollywood folk music and legendary Dandia songs that enthralled Dandia & Garba lovers dancing on the throbbing music beats through the evening till late night. This was a truly fun filled and amazing night of energetic, colourful and playful Dandia where people truly came together and had great time. And there was plenty to eat & drink too -- Kachoris, Samosas, Idli, Wada's, Choley Rice, Gulab Jamun, Barfi and more.. This was the very first such event hosted by Sydney Jain Mandal & based on the feedback from many, was hugely successful. Many people asked when is the next fun event or what help if any we need from them to organise another event like this in future. Every one is certainly very excited & motivated..!! With the successful conclusion of Dandia Night; here are some pictures to re-live the fun we all had on Dandia night and for those who could not attend this will give a bit of a glimpse in to the Dandia festivity & galore that was experienced by those who could attend. Here is link to more pictures www.picasaweb.google.com

B. Padmavati Matta Ka Jagaran - first time in Australia - Sydney Jain Mandal hosted Padmavati Matta Ka Jagaran 1st time ever in Sydney, Australia. This was a great celebration hosted by Abha Jain at her residence and attended by big population of Dharam Premi's

C. Upcoming event - Mahavir Nirvaan will be celebrated by Sydney Jain Mandal on 18th November at Auburn Temple. Management committee & Mahavir Nirvaan Celebration Committee is currently actively busy in preparing and planning for the day. Please watch out this space for full report in the next issue.

For further information on Jains in Australia, please contact, Abha Jain, +61 432 248 791, E-Mail : abhajain12@yahoo.com or pranita.killedar@gmail.com. You can also visit our website www.sydneyjainmandal.com

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साध्वी भीखांजी की बैकुंठी में उमड़ा जनसैलाब

जसोल. 13-10-2012 आचार्य महाश्रमण की शिष्या शासन श्री साध्वी भीखांजी का 8 दिनों के संलेखना विधि के साथ शुक्रवार शाम देवलोकगमन हुआ। शनिवार सवेरे आचार्य महाश्रमण साध्वियों के ठिकाने पहुंचे। साध्वी के पार्थिव शरीर को उनके परिवारजनों ने बैकुंठी में बिठाया। इस दौरान साध्वी के अंतिम दर्शनों के लिए श्रद्धालुओं का ज्वार उमड़ पड़ा। हर कोई साध्वी के समीप से दर्शन की चाह मन में लेकर खड़ा था। साध्वी के पार्थिव शरीर को बैकुंठी में बिठाकर जसोल गांव की मुख्य गलियों से शोभायात्रा निकाली गई। साध्वी की यह अंतिम यात्रा दुख. शोक से दूर एक महोत्सव की रैली. सी प्रतीत हो रही थीए क्योंकि मृत्यु का इन्होंने स्वयं वरण किया था। ये मृत्यु के सामने एक वीरांगना की तरह डटी हुई थी। साध्वी की अंतिम यात्रा में हजारों की तादाद में लोग मुक्तिधाम तक पहुंचे। वहां साध्वी के पार्थिव देह को हजारों नारियलए कई किलो चंदन की लकड़ीए कई किलो घीए अगरबत्तियों से पंचतत्व में विलीन किया गया। साध्वी के पारिवारिक जनों ने मुखाग्नि दी। ओम बांठिया ने बताया कि साध्वी को श्रद्धासुमन अर्पित करने राजस्थान उच्च न्यायालय के पूर्व न्यायाधीश जसराज चौपड़ाए पाली स्थानकवासी संघ अध्यक्ष रूपकुमार चौपड़ा आदि गणमान्य नागरिक पहुंचे। प्रवास व्यवस्था समितिए सभाए तेयुपए महिला मंडलए कन्या मंडलए किशोर मंडल के पदाधिकारियों व सदस्यों सहित आसपास के क्षेत्रों के सैकड़ों कार्यकर्ता मौजूद थे।

Pandit Upadhyay Shri Ishwar Muni Ji Maharaj belonging to Shwetambar Sthanakwasi sect passed away on the 28th Septambar, 2012 at Navkar Dham, located at Narnadi village, about 25 Km. away from Jodhpur. He had accepted santhara prior to his death.

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1. Yashraj Oswal,Swetambar,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Student
2. Apurva Amichand Khandhar,Swetambar,Mumbai,Maharashtra,Service
3. Yashraj Oswal,Swetambar,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,Student
4. Abhinay Kumar Jain,Digambar,Bhopal,Madhya Pradesh,Business
5. Sanjeev Kumar Jain,Digambar,Yamunanagar,Haryana,Business
6. Vaibhav Gadia,Swetambar,Ratlam,Madhya Pradesh,Socialwork
7. Amit Yeshla,Swetambar,Jaipur,Rajasthan,Others
8. Padam Jain,Swetambar,Hospet,Karnataka,Marketing
9. Manish Doshi,Swetambar,Morbi,Gujarat,Business
10. Anil Kumar Patil,Digambar,Sangli,Maharashtra,Service
11. Manoj Kumar Sethia,Swetambar,Bikaner,Rajasthan,Business
12. Vinod Kumar Jain,Digambar,Etawah,Uttar Pradesh,Business
13. Manish Khasgiwala,Digambar,Pune,Maharashtra,Management
14. Himanshu Vakil,Swetambar,Surat,Gujarat,Engineer
15. Nirmal Kumar Dhariwal,Swetambar,Arakonam,Tamil Nadu,Business
16. Ankish Jain,Digambar,Fl,USA,I.T
17. Ashish Gadiya,Digambar,Ajmer,Rajasthan,Business
18. Prithvi Baid,Swetambar,Shahdara,Delhi,Others
19. Sanket Doshi,Digambar,Mumbai Malad East,Maharashtra,Business
20. Kamal Doshi,Digambar,Tiwan,China,Business
21. Chetan Doshi,Digambar,Mumbai,Maharashtra,Business
22. Pravin Chandra Doshi,Digambar,Mumbai,Maharashtra,Retired
23. Rakesh Jain,Swetambar,Nasirabad,Rajasthan,Business
24. Dileep Kumar Jain,Digambar,Jaipur,Rajasthan,Consultancy
25. Jinendra Kumar Khicha,Swetambar,Mumbai,Maharashtra,Business
26. Ashish Jain,Digambar,West Patel Nagar,New Delhi,Business
27. Lalit Surana,Swetambar,Aurangabad,Maharashtra,Student
28. Pravin Chhajed,Swetambar,Aurangabad,Maharashtra,Finance
29. Gautam Kothari,Swetambar,Tirupur,Tamil Nadu,Business

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