The Importance of Prakshal
Imagine waking up on a breezy and dusky morning. The sun is just peaking beyond the horizon as you make your way through Simandhar City to reach the beautiful Trimandir. While walking, you hear the serene sounds of "Simandhar Swami Na Aseem Jai Jaikar Ho" emanating from the mandir. You feel fresh, you feel pure, and you feel alive as you slowly climb the mandir steps until right in front of you, is the divine and gorgeous Simandhar Swami. Everyone is just beginning to recite the Charan Vidhi,...
Garba - From Faith to Fashion
You may or may not have heard of the term ‘Garba’, but for those of you who have, and have actually been to it, you must know the intense dancing, singing and clapping that’s associated! Having a beautiful history full of spiritual value, this Gujarat-originated dance has been slowly losing its core essence, becoming more of a fashion show and social gathering.
How intruiging and fascinating would it be if the picture above were to be your REALITY? Imagine sitting in front of a completely vitarag Tirthankar bhagwan who is under the sacred Ashoka tree, giving deshna to a vast range of life forms. The Dev/Devis have arranged a beautiful and grand entrance to the Samovasaran and you are surrounded by the richest stones, the purest speech, and the Lord himself. Want to know more about this enriching experience? Well, let's dig deeper!
VEGETARIANISM - A Step Closer to Ahimsa
Having to live in places all over the world, it can sometimes be tough to adjust to the communities you are surrounded by while at the same time, trying to strongly hold onto your core beliefs. With this said, there are people that stand strong and do not succumb to the societal pressures that may prevent them from following their way of life.
What is seva
We’ve heard of the word ‘volunteering’ and may possibly have contributed to such a cause, but what exactly does this term mean, and why is it so important? Pujya Dadashri referred the act of helping and providing service to others as ‘SEVA’. Seva can be interpreted through many view points, but true service is that which is sincere and done from the heart; only then is it fruitful.