Pujyashri Chitrabhanuji : Paryushana – 8 Days

Paryushana Festival of Forgiveness September 2 to September 9, 2013 Each year, Jains throughout the world celebrate the special eight-day festival known as Paryushana. This is not a time for outward show – but a time for introspection; a time to scrutinize ourselves within. First Day – Many start fasting to cleanse the body and to have time for introspection. Second Day – We consider our own self, our moods. We work on overcoming projections, paranoia, and on having a feeling of amity.  Third [Read more...]


Nature’s bounties, beauty and wonders are limitless.  She has blessed mankind in abundance; but with certain inherent control mechanisms.  She has her own rules and regulations, which man needs to follow, for his own well-being and spiritual growth.  She has also been kind enough to give intelligence and discretionary powers to man.  But, man in his greed, many a time, does not understand nature’s checks and balances.  Nature then is forced to checkmate him, for his own good.  For example, if [Read more...]