Articles tagged under: Jainism

Mumbai based doctor girl to leave worldly life to become monk in Surat

July 14, 2018
Mumbai based doctor girl to leave worldly life to become monk in Surat

Surat: Mumbai based Dr. Hinakumari Hingad will leave worldly life to become monk on July 18 in Surat. Dr. Hinakumari is gold medalist doctor. She passed her MBBS from Ahmednagar University. She is into medical practice for last three years. She has walked one thousands km with Jain Acharya Shrimad Vijay Yashovarma Surishwarji Maharaj. Hinakumari is elder most among six sisters. Her diksha mahotsav will be held on July 18 in Vijayalakshmi hall near Jolly Residency. Her varshidan proce...Read More

12-year old boy leaves worldly life, becomes Jain monk in Surat

April 19, 2018
12-year old boy leaves worldly life, becomes Jain monk in Surat

Surat: A 12-year-old Bhavya Shah today renounced his family and joined the order of Jain monks in a diksha ceremony held here in presence of thousands of people and hundreds of monks. "Family life is full of sins at every step. I have decided to become a monk so that I can keep myself away from sins of this material world. This is my own decision," said Bhavya. He added that he is happy to take "the path of truth shown by God". Asked about his family's reaction, he said he is renouncin...Read More

41 ft tall idol of Bahubali to be placed over 51 ft mound in Gujarat

April 17, 2018
41 ft tall idol of Bahubali to be placed over 51 ft mound in Gujarat

By Mukesh Pandit Bhavnagar: A 41-ft tall idol of Bahubali will be installed over 51 ft high mound in Suvarnpuri Songadh in Bhavnagar district on auspicious day of Akshay Trutiya tomorrow. The installation ceremony is scheduled to take place from 8.15 am in Jambudwip - Bahubali complex. The initiative is attributed to Kanjiswami and Bahen Champa. The statue was carved out in a single stone in the mine in southern Indian state Karnataka. A vehicles with 150 wheels carried an...Read More

CA with over Rs 100 crore turnover per annum from Mumbai to become Jain monk in Gandhinagar

April 12, 2018
CA with over Rs 100 crore turnover per annum from Mumbai to become Jain monk in Gandhinagar

Gandhinaar: Resident of South Mumbai based VP Road, a Chartered Accountant(CA) Mokshesh Sheth will leave worldly life and become Jain monk through Diskha ceremony on April 20 at Tapovan in Gandhinagar. Mokshesh will leave Rs 100 crore turnover family business to become Jain monk. Mokshesh had become Chartered Accountant(CA) at the age of 24. 'If wealth can give happiness, then every rich person would be happy. The fact is, permanent happiness is not in gaining something, but in leaving...Read More

Entire Jain family to take diksha to live monk life in Surat

March 05, 2018
Entire Jain family to take diksha to live monk life in Surat

Surat: An entire Jain family in Surat is going to leave worldly life to live like as monk. Mahavir Apartment based Sanjaybhai, his wife Nitaben, son Darshil and daughter Puja will take diksha to leave worldly life on April 15. The diksha ceremony will be presided by Acharya Muktivallabhsuri Maharaj. Sanjaybhai is in diamond business. His son Darshil is CA final year student. Daughter Pooja has passed Masters in Commerce and CS. In year 2012 she stood first in Commerce stream in entire Sura...Read More

5 including 3 Jain pilgrims from MP dead, 16 injured in road mishap in Dahod district of Gujarat

March 02, 2018
5 including 3 Jain pilgrims from MP dead, 16 injured in road mishap in Dahod district of Gujarat

Dahod: Five people including an 8 year old girl died while 16 others injured in a road mishap in Katwara area of Dahod district in Gujarat late last night, police said today. Police said that a jeep carrying Jain pilgrims was returning to Madhya Pradesh after visiting the holy town of Palitana. It collided head on with another jeep near Bhitodi village on Dahod-Indore road late last night. 3 of the Jain pilgrims including the girl (residents of MP) and two others resi...Read More

34 ft statue of Shrimad Rajchandra unveiled, works to set up 250-bed hospital kick off

November 05, 2017
34 ft statue of Shrimad Rajchandra unveiled, works to set up 250-bed hospital kick off

Valsad: A 34 ft high statue of Shrimad Rajchandra was opened at Dharampur in Valsad district of South Gujarat. Shrimad Rajchadra Mission on this occasion announced its plan to set up a 250-bed multi specialty charity hospital for which ground breaking was performed on Kartiki Purnima in presence of Ram kathakar Morari Bapu. The hospital will in the second phase add 100 more beds and start medical college. Shrimad Rajchandra hospital will come up over 8 acre land in Eco-friendly style. The c...Read More

Jain Muni arrested for allegations of raping 19 year old girl to undergo potency test

October 15, 2017
Jain Muni arrested for allegations of raping 19 year old girl to undergo potency test

Surat: The potency test of an around 50 year old Jain muni who has been arrested and jailed for allegedly raping a 19 year old girl will be conducted. CMO of the civil hospital here Archana Patel said that certain physical examinations of the accused have been done but the potency test to ascertain his ability to indulge in sex was yet to be done. Some forensic investigation was also to be conducted. The victim, a native of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh living in ...Read More

Medical report of girl confirms rape, Jain Muni arrested

October 14, 2017
Medical report of girl confirms rape, Jain Muni arrested

Surat: A 45 year old Jain muni who had raped a 19 year old girl here was formally arrested today. A senior police official said that the it was established during the medical examination of the girl in New Civil Hospital here today that she was in fact raped. A case in this regard was lodged in the Athwa police station here yesterday. The girl, a native of Madhya Pradesh living in Vadodara, had in a letter to the police commissioner of Surat had alleged that she was raped...Read More

Gujarat is my second home: President Kovind in Mahesana

September 03, 2017
Gujarat is my second home: President Kovind in Mahesana

Mahesana: President Ramnath Kovind today lavishly praised Gujarat and said that he felt a natural ownness in the state which was like a second home to him. During a function organized on the 83rd birthday of eminent Jain Saint Acharya Padmasagarsuriji Maharaj, here Kovind, who arrived on two day visit to Gujarat today said, '' It was my first to Gujarat after assuming the president's office but my relation with Gujarat was almost 45 years old. I used to visit Gujarat frequently...Read More

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