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JAINA VOICE FEBRUARY 2004 A publication of www.jainheritagecentres.com
Editor-in-Chief: Dr. H.A.Parshwanath
Vol.2 Issue 10
LORD KRISHNA AND JAINISM
By -Dr. H.A.Parshwanath
For a detailed January 2004 News Letter please visit : www.jainheritagecentres.com/jainavoice/jainavoice22.htm
PADMASRI AWARDS - 2004 FLANKS FIVE JAINS - KUMARPAL DESAI, DR SUNITA JAIN
STONE BLASTING ARROUND SRI GOMMATAGIRI CENTRE
JAIN HISTORY CONFERENCE A BIG SUCCESS
THE ONLY JAIN TEMPLE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA... Read the story
SPECIAL POSTAL COVER ON BILASPUR JAIN TEMPLE
DALAILAMA GETS THE INTERNATIONAL ACHARYA SUSHIL KUMAR PEACE AWARD
BHAGAWAN MAHAVIR FOUNDATION NATIONAL AWARDS - 2003
SHRUTASAMVARDHANA AWARDS AND SARAK AWARDS - 2003
APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR SHRUTASAMVARDHANA AWARDS - 2004
SIX BOOKS BY DR SHANTHI JAIN RELEASED
IDOLS STOLEN AT CHAMPAPURI
FOUNDATION STONE FOR KHARAVELA DWAR LAID
RELIGIOUS MEET STRESSES NEED FOR HUMAN VALUES
JAIN IDOL OF RASHTRAKUTA PERIOD FOUND
ANCIENT JAIN INSCRIPTION FOUND
CORRESPONDANCE COURSES IN JAIN PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY
PARSHWA JAYANTHI CELEBRATIONS AT MAHENDRAGIRI
ANNUAL RATHAYATRA MAHOTSAV AT HUNCHA
GIRL MONK ESCAPES, LANDS IN JAMBOREE
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The main intention of this column is to provide a platform to the news of even the small villages spread all over India. We here by request our readers to kindly send the news of the pooja mahotsav's in the Jain temples taking place at the nooks and corners of the world.
Nittur (Tumkur District, Karnataka): The annual pooja mahotsav of godess padmavathi will be held at Nittur under the guidance of Sri Lakshmisena Bhattarakha Maharaj of N.R.Pura Jain muth on 22nd February.
Madligeri (Harapanahalli Taluk, Karnataka): The annual pooja of Brahma Yaksha was held on 21st January. On the occasion special pooja was organised to Brahma Yaksha, Goddess Padmavathi, Nagadevata idols and palaki procession of Brahma yaksha was conducted.
Horanadu (Chickmagalur District, Karnataka): The annual pooja of Bhagawan Parshwanatha at the Mukthihala Bhagawan Parshwanatha temple has been organised on 29th February under the guidance of Sri Lalithakeerthi Bhattarakha Maharaj of the Karkala Jain Math. The Nagarchana aradhana to Bhagawan Parshwanatha and the Shodashapachara pooja and Kumkumarchana pooja to godess Padmavathidevi has been organised on the occasion.
Srirangapatna (Mandya District, Karnataka): The Jinarathri pooja to mark the nirvana of Bhagawan Adinatha will be observed on the 19th of February at the Bhagawan Adinatha Jain temple. Dr.H.A.Parshwanath, professor and Head, department of pathology, Mysore Medical College will give a religious discourse on the occasion.
Molanakshatra Pooja: The moolanakshatra pooja has been organised on March 14.
Manchenahalli ( Kolar District, Karnataka): The 21st annual pooja mahotsav of the Brahmayaksha and Bhagawan sheetalanatha will be held under the guidance of Sri Bhuvanaakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of the Kanakagiri Jain Math. On the occasion the abhishekha to the Brahmayaksha by 108 kalashas and the abhishekha to Bhagawan Sheetalanatha by 1008 kalashas are organised.
Nidagal (Tumkur District, Karnataka): The 11th annual pooja mahotsav of the Kashtaharan Parshwanatha Tirthankara Jain temple situated atop the hillock was held on the 18th of January, 2004, under the guidance of Sri Devendrakeerthi Bhattarakha Maharaj of the Huncha Jain Muth. Nidagal is situated at a distance of 35 Kms from Pavagada and 9Kms from Rangasamudra of Tumkur district.
Aechiganahalli ( Mysore District, Karnataka): The annual pooja mahotsav of the Brahmas Yaksha and Bhagawan Sri Neminatha temple will be held under the guidance of Sri Bhuvanakeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji of Kanakagiri on the 22nd of February 2004.
Gudigeri (Dharwad District, Karnataka): The 28th annual pooja mahotsav of Bhagawan Parshwanatha and Goddess Padmavathi Devi was held on the 4th of February, 2004. Many religious activities had been organised to mark the occasion. Gudigeri is situated on the Hubli - Bangalore railway line.
http://www.tarunsagar.com : A website dedicated to the revolutionary Digambar Jain ascetic His Holiness 108 Sri Tarunsagar Maharaj. http://www.arcworld.org/faiths.asp?pageID=7 : Information about the history, antiquity and principles of Jain religion by the Alliance of religions and conservation.
Tuesday 17th February 2004 - Janma Kalyana and Diksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Sheethalanatha.
Thursday 19th February 2004 - Moksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Rishabhanatha.
Friday 20th February 2004 - Kevalagnana Kalyana of Bhagawan Shreyamsanatha.
Monday 23rd February 2004 - Garbha Kalyana of Bhagawan Aranatha.
Wednesday 25th February 2004 - Moksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Mallinatha.
Saturday 28th February 2004 - Garbha Kalyana of Bhagawan Shambavanatha.
Saturday 6th March 2004 - Rathayatra at Venoor (Mangalore District, Karnataka) hillock.
Wednesday 10th March 2004 -Moksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Padmaprabha.
Friday 12th March 2004 - Kevalagnana Kalyana of Bhagawan Suparshwanatha.
Saturday 13th March 2004 - Moksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Suparshwanatha, Kevalagnana Kalyana and Moksha Kalyana of BhagawanPadma Prabha. Sarvodaya Dharma Sammelana at Huncha.
Sunday 14th March 2004 - Rathayatra of Godess Padmavathi at Huncha (Shimoga District, Karnataka), Sarvodaya Sahitya Sammelana.
Monday 15th March 2004 - Garbha Kalyana and Diksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Pushpadantha.
Tuesday 16th March 2004 - Rathayatra at Narasimharajapur (Chickamagalur district, Karnataka).
Wednesday 17th March 2004 - Kevalagnana Kalyana of Bhagawan Rishabanatha, Janma Kalyana of Bhagawan Shreyamsanatha, Moksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Munisuvrathanatha.
Friday 19th March 2004 - Janma Kalyana and Diksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Vasupujya.
Sunday 21st March 2004 - Garbha Kalyana of Bhagawan Mallinatha.
Tuesday 23rd March 2004 -Kevalagnana Kalyana of Bhagawan Kunthunatha.
Friday 26th March 2004 -Moksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Ajithanatha.
Saturday 27th March 2004 - Moksha Kalyana of Bhagawan Shambavanatha.
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