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…

Menstrual cycles and religion

In some religions whether the person praying is going through their menstrual cycle or not is irrelevant. In other faith, the lady concerned isn’t permitted to pray, attend the place of worship and so on. I asked some knowledgeable people if they know why. My question: – Do you know Read more…

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