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OVER 1200 JAPANESE CITIZENS, WHO BELIEVE IN JAIN PHILOSOPHY

Saturday, June 16, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Dhimen Vora
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OVER 1200 JAPANESE CITIZENS, WHO BELIEVE IN JAIN PHILOSOPHY, BECAME VEGETARIANS IN 5 YEARS
From the last few years, the practice of Jainism among Japanese citizens is growing. Jainism among Every year they come to Hastinapur, Palitana, and Shankheshwar to visit the Jain Tirths in India. According to the information, more than 1,200 Japanese people became vegetarian in the last 5 years.

Recently, a large group ranging from an age group of 8 to 30 years came to Palitana from Japan and took part in the Parna and Diksha Mahotsav. They accepted the vows of Jainism with the accents of Navkar Mantra. It included the non-violence vow of adopting a vegetarian diet and stop eating meat for the rest of their life.

Tulsi, an Indian-origin Japanese citizen, said that internal peace is experienced by travelling to Jain Tirths in India. Another Japanese woman mentioned that her whole family used to eat meat. But after she came in touch with people practicing Jain religion in Japan, they stopped eating meat. Now her two children wake up every morning and recite Navkar Mantra.

The significance of knowing and understanding Jain religion, which is a synonym to science and spirituality, is growing in Japan.

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