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Aljazeera
Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?light over darkness - to mark the return of Ram, the lord of virtue, to his kin
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
light over darkness - to mark the return of Ram, the lord of virtue, to his kingdom after 14 years of exile. Followers of Jainism commemorate Mahavira, a venerated ascetic who fundamentally reformed the faith, reaching a state of nirvana after his... Read more
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Op-Ed News
George Monbiot Discusses Creating a New Story to Replace Neoliberalismafter having been the dominant economic model since the depression so talk ab
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
after having been the dominant economic model since the depression so talk about a little bit about the key jainism in that model and why it collapsed and why neoliberalism took over and I guess tie in to how the story's changed... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Diwali 2017: When is it, what is it, who will be celebrating?the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the holiday. In Jainism, it marks the spiritual awakening of Lord Mahavira. For Sikhs, it marks the day that Guru Hargobind Ji, the Sixth... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Diwali 2017: When is it, what is it, who will be celebrating?the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the holiday. In Jainism, it marks the spiritual awakening of Lord Mahavira. For Sikhs, it marks the day that Guru Hargobind Ji, the Sixth... Read more
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The Economic Times
How India favoured the kshatriya feudalism to market-based economies of vaishyasrefer more to merchants and traders. Of course things are not so simple. There
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
refer more to merchants and traders. Of course things are not so simple. There were many kings who favoured Buddhism and Jainism, and in South East Asia, it is Buddhism that prevailed over Brahminism. And many trading communities embraced... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Diwali 2017: When is it, what is it, who will be celebrating?the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the holiday. In Jainism, it marks the spiritual awakening of Lord Mahavira. For Sikhs, it marks the day that Guru Hargobind Ji, the Sixth... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Diwali 2017: When is it, what is it, who will be celebrating?the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the holiday. In Jainism, it marks the spiritual awakening of Lord Mahavira. For Sikhs, it marks the day that Guru Hargobind Ji, the Sixth... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Diwali 2017: When is it, what is it, who will be celebrating?the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
the holiest month in the Hindu calendar. Who celebrates Diwali? Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the holiday. In Jainism, it marks the spiritual awakening of Lord Mahavira. For Sikhs, it marks the day that Guru Hargobind Ji, the Sixth... Read more
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The Hindu
Will India get over its obsession with godmen?— is revered and respected. The cultures of India, China, Japan, and other part
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
— is revered and respected. The cultures of India, China, Japan, and other parts of Asia have been inspired by Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism for more than two millennia. The Hindu philosophy celebrates the ideas of divinity in each particle.... Read more
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The Hindu
On how Kongu Nadu was a Jain bastionadopted the names of the Imperial Cholas —Vikrama Chola, Kulottunga Chola etc.”
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
adopted the names of the Imperial Cholas —Vikrama Chola, Kulottunga Chola etc.” What were the reasons for the spread of Jainism in Kongu Nadu? “Ruling dynasties like the Rashtrakutas and Gangas supported Jainism. Monks provided food, shelter,... Read more
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The Hindu
Learning from historyinspiration from a variety of sources. His philosophy is indebted to four great
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
inspiration from a variety of sources. His philosophy is indebted to four great spiritual and moral traditions: Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Christianity. Gandhian philosophy is constituted as much by the Bhagavad Gita as it is by the Sermon... Read more
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The Economic Times
Why entrepreneurs are being viewed as social smugglersand horses and elephants, suggested the arrival of a spiritual being. The grea
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
and horses and elephants, suggested the arrival of a spiritual being. The great monastic orders of India, Buddhism and Jainism, were patronised by the merchant class. In Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Odisha one finds... Read more
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dna
India in list of nations whose governments do not have official religion: PEW Research CentreHinduism and 14.2% adheres to Islam, while the remaining 6% adheres to other re
dna / Posted 14 days ago
Hinduism and 14.2% adheres to Islam, while the remaining 6% adheres to other religions (Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism and various indigenous ethnically-bound faiths). While Hinduism occupies a majority, Article 25 of the Constitution... Read more
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Business Standard India
Non-violent protest: What today's dissidents can learn from Mahatma Gandhiforms of nonviolence.Gandhi breaking his fast.AP Photo/Max Desfor For Gandhi,
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
forms of nonviolence.Gandhi breaking his fast.AP Photo/Max Desfor For Gandhi, it was the Indian religions, Hinduism and Jainism, that shaped his activism. His mother, a devout Hindu, taught him the importance of fasting as a form of... Read more
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The Hindu
Let Ayodhya be melting pot, says Mahant Vedantimake Ayodhya a pilgrimage for all religions, including Islam, Christianity, Sik
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
make Ayodhya a pilgrimage for all religions, including Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Zorashtrianism, Judaism and Jainism. He also said that with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Centre and the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar... Read more
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dna
World Vegetarian Day: When green runs redpolitical leaders to worship/respect monks personally, this shouldn't have a sa
dna / Posted 17 days ago
political leaders to worship/respect monks personally, this shouldn't have a say on policy. Considering the foundation of Jainism is itself compassion, the community should respect other people's rights to live like they want. If that is running... Read more
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dna
How a separate Lingayat religion could impact national politicswill have to be legislated and the matter will undergo legal scrutiny. It is c
dna / Posted 20 days ago
will have to be legislated and the matter will undergo legal scrutiny. It is civilizational, because after Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism, Lingayats will become the fourth religion to be born in India out of a legal and political process and... Read more
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The Hindu
Jain couple leave daughter, ₹100 crore wealth to become monksthe journey for salvation. While Sumit Rathore (35), a businessman, was ordain
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
the journey for salvation. While Sumit Rathore (35), a businessman, was ordained in the Shwetambar (white-clad) order of Jainism at a ceremony in Surat on September 23, his wife Anamika (34) embraced monkhood on Monday after submitting an... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Couple renounces 3-old daughter, Rs 100-crore property: Understanding the Jain monkhoodagainst the Jain vow of ahmisa, or non-violence. The Shahs don’t keep a televis
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 21 days ago
against the Jain vow of ahmisa, or non-violence. The Shahs don’t keep a television or a refrigerator at home. Monkhood in Jainism, one of the oldest religions in India that is followed by less than 1% of the Indian population, means rising above... Read more
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asianage
Young couple to become monks, leave daughter, property behindreturning to Neemuch to look after his family business. He claimed Sumit owns
asianage / Posted 30 days ago
returning to Neemuch to look after his family business. He claimed Sumit owns properties "running into Rs 100 crore". Jainism emphasises on non-violence and vegetarianism and is followed by less than one per cent of the country's total... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Jain couple leave three-your-old daughter, property to become monksreturning to Neemuch to look after his family business. He claimed Sumit owns
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
returning to Neemuch to look after his family business. He claimed Sumit owns properties "running into Rs 100 crore". Jainism emphasises on non-violence and vegetarianism and is followed by less than one per cent of the country's total... Read more
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asianage
Ajit Jain: Most likely successor of Warren Buffet at Berkshire Hathawaywas born and brought up in eastern Indian coastal state of Orissa, now Odisha.
asianage / Posted 1 months ago
was born and brought up in eastern Indian coastal state of Orissa, now Odisha. He is a stout follower of his religion, Jainism, a practice that makes him strict vegetarian. Jain is older cousin of Anshu Jain, former Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank. An... Read more

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