What is Paryushana – Parva

Paryushana-Parva explained by Harkishan mehta – harkishanmehta@googlemail.com Paryushana-Parva is the holiest time of the year for Jains. It originates from the time that monks settled in one place over the rainy season. To mark this settled period, Jains review their faith by meditating, praying and fasting. Depending on the sect Read more…

What does Anitya mean according to Jainism?

Please read a more recent post on this here. The Jain concept of Anitya means that nothing is permanent. Rather, everything is transitory. This was discussed at an event held by the Young Jains UK on Sunday 17th August 2008 – Anitya bhavana means thinking about the transitory nature of Read more…

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