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Jains Unite and Make History

Wednesday, March 2, 2011   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Pooja Jain
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Chadar Samaroh by Agra Shri Sanghs (Digambar, Terapanthi, Murtipujak, Sthanakvasi) for Acharya Shree Yogeesh

For the first time ever in Jain sangh history, all 4 Agra Shri sanghs (Digambar, Terapanthi, Murtipujak, and Sthanakvasi) presented a Chadar to Acharya Shree Yogeesh,founder of Siddhayatan Tirth, for his outstanding and honorable achievements worldwide.

The Chadar Samaroh was coordinated by Vivek Jain of Agra.

The Agra Jain leaders that presented the Chadar were:

Digambar Sangh
President Shri Mahavir Prashad Jain
Secretary Jitendra Jain

Terapanthi Sangh
President Shri Rajesh Surana

Murtipujak Sangh
President Ashok Jain CA Sthanakvasi Sangh
President Shri Prem Chand Jain
Secretary Sushil Kumar Jain

Sthanakvasi Sangh
President Shri Prem Chand Jain
Secretary Sushil Kumar Jain

Click here to read the Agra featured articles (Hindi)

Acharya Shree went with a group of his European devotees to Agra a year ago. He delivered a lecture to over a thousand Jain devotees and the presentation of the Chadar, was publicly televised throughout the state's cable networks. It was during this remarkable event, Jain history was made.

Acharya Shree was recently featured on the Supreme Master cablenetworking speaking on ahimsa and vegetarianism as promoted in Jain, Hindu and Buddhist religions. The two-part interviews were aired on February 6 and 13, 2011 and were translated into many languages. On February 19th, India Abroad recently featured Siddhayatan Tirth's 30 acre Mt. Kailash-Ashtapad project.

Click here to read the India Abroad feature article published Feb 18

Please continue to support Siddhayatan as it creates this milestone for ALL, by clicking here to make a small donation, or by mail via the address below. All help is appreciated.

To read more about the Kailash-Ashtapad Tirth, please click here -


Bal Patil says...
Posted Wednesday, March 9, 2011 ACHARYA MAHAPRAGYA’S APPEAL National Jain Unity Conference in Udaipur It is necessary to unite for the survival of Jain religion and community Compiled by Bal Patil Acharya Mahapragya in his inaugural speech of the Jain Shasan Vikas Manch said that this Manch (organisation) should be built on the model of the United Nations. When the United Nations was established all the nations did not join it. A few nations got together and started working. Impressed by its international outlook and common peace and welfare work more and more nations joined it. This is a good example to be followed for Jain unity. It is a basic principle for Jain unity that in order to preserve Jain religion and community we must be united. We must think how we can become stronger. Jain religion is independent. It should not be seen as part of Hinduism or Buddhism. Now we must be concerned more with our

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