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Arjun Mali Story | Jain Story

Arjun Mali   There lived a gardener named Arjun in Rajgrih like a home of all treasures. Skandashri was his dear and beautiful wife. Arjun gardener’s clan deity named Mudgar Pani Semi-gold having a hammer in his hand was living near by Arjun gardener’s gate of the garden. Arjun gardener…

Shri Devardhigani Kshamashraman

Shri Devardhigani Kshamashraman

Shri Devardhigani Kshamashraman Jain Story In A. D. 453 in the city of Vallabhi, under the leadership of Acharyadev Shrimad Devardhigani, three unprecedented religious tasks were undertaken which turned out to be landmarks in the history of Jain religion. These tasks were preservation of shrut jnan (scriptural knowledge), a more…

Upadhyay Shri Yashovijayji Story

Upadhyay Shri Yashovijayji Story

Upadhyay Shri Yashovijayji Jain Story If someone utters the word upadhyayji it would mean Shrimad Yashovijayji Upadhyay. ‘So says Upadhyayji’ is regarded as the final word and ultimate authority in scriptural matters. His contemporary monks regarded him as the sarvajna (omniscient) in matters of the scriptures and also as shrutkevali…

Shri Hirvijaysuri Story

Shri Hirvijaysuri Story

Shri Hirvijaysuri Jain Story Once Emperor Akbar was looking towards the main road from the balcony of his royal palace in Fatehpur Sikri. Meanwhile he saw a huge procession passing by, wherein at the centre a Jain laywoman (shravika) named Champa sat in splendour and attired in expensive clothes. On…

Shri Haribhadrasuri Story

Shri Haribhadrasuri Story

Shri Haribhadrasuri Jain Story Acharya Haribhadrasuri, a great author with powerful personality, had written many books in Sanskrit and Prakrit. His versatile scholarship, unmatched knowledge, acute critical faculty and mastery of language have earned for him a distinguished place in the history of Indian literature. The 1444 books deemed to…

Shri Prasannachandra Rajarshi Story

Shri Prasannachandra Rajarshi Story

Shri Prasannachandra Rajarshi Jain Story Once Lord Mahavir arrived in the city of Rajgruhi. He was accompained by the royal sage (Rajarshi) Prasannachandra. Rajarshi Muni used to execute severe penance simply by staring at the fire-emitting Sun, with his one leg up and both arms raised straight. Magadha king Shrenik…

Sadhvi Chandanbala Story

Sadhvi Chandanbala Story

Sadhvi Chandanbala Jain Story Mahasati (female ascetic) Chandanbala occupies a unique place among the leading 16 satis of Jain relegious history. Besides being learned, virtuous and devoted to penance, she became the first sadhvi (nun) of the sadhvi sangh (order of nuns) founded by Bhagwan Mahavir and thereafter she enjoyed…

Mahattara story

Mahattara story

mahattara  jain story Two disciples of Acharya Haribhadrasuriji, namely Hans and Paramhans were killed at the hands of followers of other religion. Acharyashri suffered great mental commotion. The shock of the killing of his loving disciples caused a sense of revenge in him. Acharyashri decided to kill 1444 students and…

Puniya Shravak Story

Puniya Shravak Story

Puniya Shravak Jain Story Puniya Shravak symbolized ideal worship and devotion. He was a devotee whose devotion was praised by Bhagwan Mahavir himself. A resident of Rajagriha he came under the spell of Mahavir’s discourses and began to practice aparigraha (abandonment of worldly possessions). He embraced poverty willingly and gave…

Sadhvi Malaysundari Story

Sadhvi Malaysundari Story

Sadhvi Malaysundari Jain Story It was love at first sight between Malaysundari and Mahabalkumar. It was so steadfast a bond between the two that they could weather many a storm before and after their marriage. Malaysundari was the daughter of king Virdhaval and queen Champakmala of Prithvisthanpur. Mahabalkumar was the…

Abhaykumar Story

Abhaykumar Story

Abhaykumar jain The message of Bhagwan Mahavir had spread far and wide and the impact was felt by the common people as well as the kings and the emperors. One of the chief devotees of Bhagwan Mahavir was Shrenik Bimbisar, the king of Magadh. His son Abhaykumar was also Mahavir’s…

Samprati Maharaj Story

Samprati Maharaj Story

Samprati Maharaj Jain Story Emperor Samprati, the grandson of Emperor Ashok, occupied a place of pride among the contemporary emperors. Emperor Ashok and his grandson Samprati endeavoured to propagate Indian culture throughout the world. Known as Indrapalit, Sangat and Vigatashok, Emperor Samprati was enthroned in 230 B.C., but he had…