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Abhinandan Varthaman recipient of first-ever Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be honoured with the first-ever ‘Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar’, which is instituted by the Akhil Bharatiya Digambar Jain Mahasamiti. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 2.51 lakh, a memento and a citation and will be presented to Varthaman on 17th April 2019, coinciding with Mahavir ..


Kamlesh Patel authors book “Designing Destiny: The Heartfulness Way

The book titled “Designing Destiny: The Heartfulness Way” has been authored by Spiritual teacher Kamlesh Patel, who is popularly known as Daaji. He addressed key issues related to destiny and how it shapes one’s life in his new book. The author provides practical wisdom on how to use heartfulness practices to refine lifestyle and design ..


2018 Vishwa Shanti Ahimsa Sammelan started in Maharashtra

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated a 3-day ‘Vishwa Shanti Ahimsa Sammelan (VSAS-2018)’ at Mangi Tungi in Nashik district of Maharashtra on October 22. The VSAS, which is also known as World peace and ahimsa conference, has been organised by Bhagwan Rishabhdev Murti Nirmaan Samiti. The President will also give away the first international ‘Bhagwan ..


Acharya Lokesh Muni wins National Communal Harmony Award

Acharya Lokesh Muni has been conferred with the National Communal Harmony Award 2010 by the Jury headed by the Hon’ble Vice-President of India in the individual category. The National Communal Harmony Awards were instituted in 1996 by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), an autonomous organization set up by the Government of India under ..



Quick Fact Sheet : Jainism

1. In Jainism, a Tirthankar or Jina is a human being who achieves enlightenment (perfect knowledge) through asceticism and who then becomes a role-model teacher for those seeking spiritual guidance.2. Rishabhdev was the first Jain Tirthankara. He was the father of Chakravarti King of India “Bharat”. Rishabhdev name was first described in Srimad Bhagwat (Rigveda). ..