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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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Festival of Lights

November 12, 2018 Susmitha Subramanya 0

                                 Dias of Happiness! My city ( Bangalore) is all set to welcome the festival of light which is one

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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

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The Bunts Culture and Beliefs: Bhootaaradhane

November 10, 2018 Guest 0

Trust me, I will create the situation to trust, I will consider children of ten parents as one, feed you like a mother by my invisible breast milk, guide you as an uncle, protect you

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The Bunts Culture and Beliefs: Cobra Worship

November 9, 2018 Guest 0

Original Kannada article written by Mr Aerya Laxminarayan Alva It was generally believed  that  bunts were originally spirit worshippers (bhoota). They started believing in and worshipping puranic gods like Shiva, Krishna, Rama, Janardhana, etc. much

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Konkani – The Language

November 8, 2018 Guest 0

Konkani is one of the 22 languages officially recognized by the Government of India. While a tentative figure of 350 languages is generally quoted for the Indian subcontinent, the French geo-linguist, Roland Breton claims that

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Jain Architecture and Iconography

November 7, 2018 Guest 0

It is with good reasons that we should consider Tulunadu the citadel of Jainism at present in Southern India. It is a distinct living religion in absolute harmony with Hinduism. So much so that there

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Finding Joy During the Holidays

November 6, 2018 Crystal 0

It’s that time of year again, families start seeing other more often. October is Octover now, soon thanksgiving and Christmas will be upon us and the longing to be with someone you love will take