The day in the life of a Sadhvi In Veerayatan India, the Sadhvijis are constantly immersing themselves in many activities, leading very busy lives. They are completely devoted to their cause, a cause which comes with a lot of challenges. There are numerous Veerayatan centres across India such as that in Bihar, Kutch, Palitana, Osian
SCVP’s Annual Samayik event took place on Friday 23 June 2017, when the library setting at Kings bury High school was transported to ‘Palitana’. It was a beautiful and uplifting evening with calmness and positive energy from all who were seated on the cool marble floor, in the temple at the top of Shatrunjaya hill,
By Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji Maharaj
Jainism is a science. There is nothing like Jainism and Science, Jain philosophy itself is total science. To know is not a belief – it is a science. To believe, however, requires faith. For instance, we know that there is a sun, we do not say that we have a belief there in a sun, we just know it. In Jainism, it is said that foremost you should know yourself.
by Pujya Upadhyaya Shri Amar Muniji Maharaj
A saint was travelling, completely absorbed within himself. On the way, he met a shepherd who said, ‘Oh Saint, ahead on this very path resides a most venomous cobra. Not only human beings but also other animals including birds are petrified by his furious hissing and have died as a result.
by Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji Maharaj
There are two differing interpretaions of the meaning of the word Yoga:
The first is that put forward by Patanjali Rishi in his world renowned text Yoga Darshan. Here Patanjali Rishi interprets the meaning of yoga as being stopping one’s mind from being active, that is achieving a state where there is a cessation of thoughts and action (Nivrutti) and retreating in to one’s inner self.
Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji, the epitome of compassion, is an exceptional personality within the Jain community who has touched thousands of lives worldwide and continues to do so. Jains in the UK were fortunate to have the presence of Pujya Acharya Shriji (together with Pujya Sadhvi Sampragyaji and Pujya Sadhvi Sanghamitraji) in April 2017 for a 10-day visit during which time various spiritual activities were organised.