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Best penance

Best penance

तवेसु वा उत्तमं बंभचेरं

Chastity is the best penance

Exercise of forbearance against various hardships for the purpose of self-development and realization of self only is penance. Two types of penances have been referred in the scriptures – external and internal penances. Continue reading “Best penance” »

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The soul comes alone and goes alone, no one companies it and no one becomes its mate

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Well-vowed attains moksha

Well vowed attains moksha

भिक्खाए वा गिहत्थे वा,
सुव्वह गम्मई दिवं

Whether he is an ascetic or a family man, one who keeps his vows well attains moksha

It is not necessary that the one who is a family man would not attain moksha or one who has renounced home, will surely attain. Continue reading “Well-vowed attains moksha” »

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Four restraints

Four restraints

चउव्विहे संजमे – मणसंजमे,
वइसंजमे, कायसंजमे, उवगरणसंजमे

Restraint are of four types – restrain of mind, speech, body and instruments

As the sea does not cross its limits, so also saints and sadhus do not cross their limits. To observe restraint only is their rectitude. Continue reading “Four restraints” »

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Indian Classical Music And its Scientific Significance

This happened nearly 400 years ago. It is a wonderful and thrilling incident of the memorable meeting of Baiju Bavara, the supreme musician who Hotels a matchless position among accomplished musicians and Tanasena, the court musician of the Mogul Emperor Akbar. Continue reading “Indian Classical Music And its Scientific Significance” »

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Shree Siddhagiriraj Yatra Five Chaityavandans

Shree Siddhagiriraj Yatra Five Chaityavandans
1. First Chaityavandan of Jay Taleti

Shree Shatrunjaya siddhakshetra, dithe durgati vare;
Bhav dhari ne je chadhhe, Tene bhav par utare. 1
Anata siddhano ahe thham, Sakal tirthno ray;
Pruva navanu Rushabhdev,
Jyain thhavia prabhupay. 2
Surajkund sohamano kavadjaksha abhiram;
Nabhiraya kul mandano, Jinvar karun pranam. 3
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One better than another

One better than another

सूरं मण्णइ अप्पाणं,
जाव जेयं न पस्सति

Man believes himself brave until he does not see the conqueror

This world is full of people all around, who are one better than the other. Someone is better in beauty, someone in education, someone in wealth and someone in power. Continue reading “One better than another” »

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Know Thyself, Recognise Thyself,
Be Immersed By Thyself & you will attain Godhood

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Pain of a sinner

Pain of a sinner

सकम्मुणा किच्चइ पावकारी

A sinner is distressed because of his own karma only

A thief is alert from all sides. He walks very carefully. He is constantly afraid of being caught red handed and seen by someone. Thus, he is always troubled with the pain of fear. And on being caught he suffers pain of body or going to jail. Continue reading “Pain of a sinner” »

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The foundation of good conduct

The foundation of good conduct

नादंसणिस्स नाणं, नाणेण विणा न होंति चरणगुणा

Without right perception, knowledge is not acquired and without knowledge right conduct is not possible

If the perception is not right, then man cannot acquire right knowledge; and until perception be right, truth cannot be discovered and for this it is necessary that he himself should be right. Before the right knowledge one must have right perception. Continue reading “The foundation of good conduct” »

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