- Week long Jain Paryushan Parva begins in Jaipur
- Paryushana Parva, an important Svetambar Jain festival, began from September 10 in Jaipur. The festival will conclude on September 17. Digambar Jains refer the festival as Das Lakshana and celebrate it for ten days.
- Hyderabad girl takes up Jain 'sanyasa deeksha'
- As it was the first 'sanyasa deeksha' in recent times at the famous Jain pilgrimage centre for Svetambar Jains in South India, many Jains from nearby places, particularly from Hyderabad, arrived in large numbers to watch the rituals and take part in it.
- ASI Opens 2nd Door to Karkala Shrine
- The various Jain sects include Svetambar and Digambar, both predominant in South India, and Terapanth in North India. Jain scholar Amrut Malla said, “One of the highlights of Mahamastakabhisheka is the confluence of all the sects of Jainism and the ...
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