Animal Sanctuary Visit in Colorado built on Jain philosophy

My Visit to an Animal Sanctuary written by, Dilip V. Shah, Philadelphia Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary Colorado https://www.luvinarms.org/ facebook.com/luvinarm During last Paryushan at our Jain center, we had a guest speaker Shaleen Shah who talked about an Animal Sanctuary in Colorado that he and his wife Shilpi had created. I read the literature he provided and heard him answer questions from the audience. As the only such Sanctuary operated by jains outside of India, I was interested [Read more...]

The Story of Charity from the Heart

Message from Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanu, December 17, 2016 (Excerpt from “Twelve Facets of Reality: The Jain Path to Freedom” by Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanu) The story has its roots in the past, but  it is not remote for today. Palitana, a city in the state of Gujarat in India - known as Shatrunjaya - is a city of temples on the hills. You won’t find such a large number of beautiful temples anywhere else in the world. But do you know who built these temples? Certainly not a single person! [Read more...]

Mamtaben transcended – a devoted and giving Jain

Message posted: Thurs., Dec. 15, 2016 Dear Ones, This is a message from Pramoda Chitrabhanuji about Mamtaben, a devoted soul who gave more than people know to the Jain community. Please take a few minutes of silence for this wonderful soul... My dear Nirmalaji, With great sadness we have today that dear Mamtaben transcended this morning at 5 am in her sleep. Please it would be nice if we all observe silence for 2 mins where ever we are to pay our respect to this great dedicated, [Read more...]