जानिए जैन धर्म के बारे में

हिंदी अनुवाद कार्य प्रगति पर है । कृपया इस विषय का हिंदी संस्करण पढ्ने के लिए पुनः पधारें । धन्यवाद !


Meaning of Jainism

Literally Jina means a conqueror, that is, one who has conquered the worldly passions like desire, hatred, anger, greed, pride, etc ... (Read More)


What Is Jainism?

Jainism is nature in the purest and truest form. Jainism is as old as nature, which has neither beginning nor any end. The mission ... (Read More)


Origin of Jainism?

Jainism originated in India, although its time of origin cannot be determined. Jainism believes in a cyclical nature of the universe ... (Read More)


How old is Jainism?

Jainism originated in India, although its time of origin cannot be determined. Jainism believes in a cyclical nature of the universe ... (Read More)


History of Jainism

Jainism is an independent and most ancient religion of India. Jainsim is an eternal religion. Jainism is revealed in every cyclic ... (Read More)


Goal of Jainism

To liberate all human beings from sorrow and sin and make them happy in real sense of the word. To assure and protect... (Read More) 

 

Tirthankar

The statue of Gomateshwara of Digambar tradition in Shravanabelagola, Karnataka is the tallest monolith of its kind ... (Read More)


Introduction of 24 Tirthankars

We have a brief introduction of all 24 Tirthankars, who are generous, noble, passion-free and very holy characters ... (Read More)


Panch Kalnayak of 24 Tirthankar

Panch Kalnayak of 24 Tirthankar. Read more about Panch Kalnayak of 24 Tirthankar.... (Read More)


Who are Shalaka Purush?

In the Jain tradition there are sixty three highly endowed people who are known as Shalaka Purush or great men ... (Read More)


Jain monks and nuns

Right faith and Right knowledge usually go together; one should have faith in the one who is a spiritual climax of positive dynamism ... (Read More)


Navkar Mahamatra and its meaning

The Navkar Mantra is the most important mantra in Jainism and can be recited at any time. While reciting the Navkar Mantra ... (Read More)


Jain Prayers

May the whole Cosmos be blessed. May all beings engage in each other's well beings. May all weakness, sickness and faults diminish and vanish. May everyone and everywhere be healthy, prosper, blissful, and peaceful ... (Read More)


Meaning of Jain Puja

There are basically two types of prayers. 1.) Dravya Puja (with symbolic offerings of material objects)  and 2.) Bhav Puja (with deep feeling and meditation) ... (Read More)


Jain Puja

There are basically two types of prayers. 1.) Dravya Puja (with symbolic offerings of material objects)  and 2.) Bhav Puja (with deep feeling and meditation) ... (Read More) 

 

Jain Worship and Rituals

Every day most Jains bow and say their universal prayer, the "Namokar Mantra", also known variously as Navkar Mantra, Namaskar Mantra .... (Read More) 

 

Jain Universe and Time Cycle

This Universe is made up of what Jains call six Dravya or reals or substances classified ... (Read More) 

 

Emphasis of non-voilence in Thought and Practice

The Jain code of conduct is made up of the following five vows, and all of their logical conclusions ... (Read More) 

 

Jain Sects and their History

The Jain religion is one of the oldest religions in the world. The Jain religion was also known as Shraman Dharma, Nirgranth Dharma etc ... (Read More) 

 

What is a Sect?

To Create a Class which accepts appropriate ethics-thoughts out of multiple views-principles of religion considering the several views as main principle is called Sect ... (Read More) 

 

Shwetamber Sub Sects

Like the Digambar sect, the Shwetambar sect has also been split into three main sub-sects: Matripujak, Sthanakvasi and Terapanthi ... (Read More)


Jain Emblem and Jain Flag

Parasparopgraho Jivanam, This symbol was adopted by all sects of Jainism while commemorating the 2500th anniversary of the nirvana of Lord Mahavira ... (Read More)


Jain Symbols

Ahimsa Wheel: The hand with a wheel on the palm symbolizes the Jain Vow of Ahimsa, meaning Non-violence. The word in the middle is "Ahimsa" ... (Read More)


Jain Philosophy

Jainism is essentially a transtheistic religion of ancient India. It is a continuation of the ancient Srama?a tradition which co-existed ... (Read More) 

 

Jain Literature

Jains have contributed to India's classical and popular literature. Almost all early Kannada literature and many Tamil works were written by Jains ... (Read More) 


Beliefes and Practices

The universe exists as a series of layers, both heavens and hells. It had no beginning and will have no ending ... (Read More)


Jain Fasting

Fasting is a tool for doing Tapa and to attach to your inner-being. It is a part of Jain festivals. It is three types based on the level of austerity ... (Read More)


The History of Iconography

The historians and the archaeologists now agree that the Pre-Vedic civilization in India had a rich heritage. The excavations carry out in Mohanjodaro ... (Read More)


Ideologies of Jainism

1. Every living being has a soul.

2. Every soul is divine with innate, though typically unrealized, infinite knowledge,perception, power, and bliss ... (Read More)


Antecedents of Jainism

Vardhamana Mahavir is not the founder of Jainism, but a reformer of Jainism. Through self example and his life time teachings, he revived the religion and made it popular in ancient India ... (Read More)


Doctrines

Jains believe that every human is responsible for his/her actions and all living beings have an eternal soul, Jiva. Jains believe all souls are equal ... (Read More) 


Karma theory in Jainism

Karma in Jainism conveys a totally different meaning than commonly understood in the Hindu philosophy and western civilization ... (Read More) 


Contributions

The Jains played a very important part, first in the development of the ancient Prakrit languages, as also of the Dravidian languages of the South Tamil and Kannad ... (Read More) 

 

Value and Heritage of Jain Religion

Jainism is one of the oldest living religions of the world. The term Jaina means the devotee of Jinas (Spiritual Victors). Jinas are called so because they have won victory over passions ... (Read More)