Culture

Jainism in Karnataka

November 17, 2018 Guest 0

Even before the reign of Chalukya king Pulakesi the (17th Century A. D.) Jainism was a dominant religion in the Karnataka. All the later kings like Vinayaditya, Vijayaditya helped Jaina saints in spreading their religion. […]

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Jainism in South India

November 16, 2018 Guest 0

In South India, Jainism is little more than a name. Even serious students of religion in India paid little attention to it. In a population of nearly 60 crores of people, Jainas may constitute nearly […]

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Mahavira and his Philosophy of Life

November 15, 2018 Guest 0

The quest for the Higher on an intellectual or metaphysical plane has been all along, in India, the privilege or province of some outstanding individual or individuals, while the mass of the population, generally steeped […]

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Lord Mahavir and Jain Religion

November 13, 2018 Guest 0

Lord Mahavir was the twenty-fourth and the last Tirthankara of the Jain religion. According to Jain philosophy, all Tirthankaras were born as human beings but they have attained a state of perfection or enlightenment through […]

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Lord Rishabha the first Jina

November 12, 2018 Guest 0

Lord Rishabha was the first Tirthankar of our time, and hence is also called Adi-nath, the First Lord. In Jain tradition, he is more than a Tirthankar. As a king, he is credited with development […]