‘Pen is mightier than Sword' is a famous saying which we all have heard. Similarly, religious knowledge is mightier than knowledge in general. Religious knowledge is not only the knowledge which we derive from various mediums but is the knowledge which actually purifies our soul and allows us to practice in our daily life WHAT … Continue reading Knowledge
Author: Priyanka Mehta, Content Manager - JAINA
Meditation or Dhyan is centuries old practice mentioned in many religions, and there are different ways of meditation but the ultimate aim is to achieve a level of oneness, inner peace and tranquility. The most important question which comes to our mind is Which is the correct form of Meditation Can meditation ultimately lead us … Continue reading Meditation
The doctrines of Anekantvad often criticized on the grounds that they engender a degree of hesitancy and uncertainty, and may compound problems rather than solve them. It is also pointed out that Jain epistemology asserts its own doctrines, but at the cost of being unable to deny contradictory doctrines. Furthermore, it is also argued that … Continue reading ANEKANTVAD
Today, in the world of technology where everything is superfast, it is very difficult to keep balance between Jainism and modern lifestyle. As such, it is a major dilemma for many on how to ‘practice’ Jainism in our modern lifestyle We believe in Jain principles such as Ahimsa, Aparigraha, Anekantvad, but do we actually practice … Continue reading JAINISM VS MODERN LIFESTYLE
Jainism believes in Ahimsa (non-violence). The Jain concept of ahimsa is not only subjected to humans but also to animals, micro-organisms, plants and all beings having life or life potential. Every act by which a person directly or indirectly supports killing any life is seen as act of violence, which creates harmful reaction karma. The aim of ahimsa is to prevent the accumulation of such karmas.
In order to serve our younger generation in better way and understand their needs, beliefs, opinions and suggestions with regards to Jainism, JAINA had conducted youth survey at YJA Convention 2016. The purpose to conduct this survey, was to understand youths’ involvement with local Jain Center, their participation in volunteer activities, Jain principles they relate … Continue reading Join Us In Spreading The Jain Way of Living Among Youths