Articles about Jainism
22 Jun 2021
At 67, Vadodara woman fulfills decades-old dream of doctorate degree
While for many, age is a reminder to take things slow, for 67-year-old Usha Lodaya, it pushed her to pursue her teenage dream of becoming a doctor.
06 Mar 2019
Worried about population, Jain-community wants couples to have more children
In a bizarre news, the Jain community in India has distributed sops to young couples asking them to give birth to more than two children.
09 Jan 2019
#PolicyExplainer: All about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019
The Lok Sabha on Tuesday had passed, amid protests by the Opposition, the Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955.
18 Dec 2018
'Manikarnika' v/s 'Super 30': Kangana reacts on box office clash
Kangana Ranaut's Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi trailer was unveiled today and she has roared like a real warrior queen.
01 Sep 2018
Nitish Kumar condoles death of Jain monk Tarun Sagar Maharaj
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his profound grief on the death of Jain monk Tarun Maharaj in Delhi on Saturday.
01 Sep 2018
Jain monk Tarun Sagar dies, PM Modi remembers his contributions
Jain monk Tarun Sagar passed away on Saturday at Radhapuri Jain temple, Krishna Nagar, Delhi at about 3 AM. He was 51.
20 Jul 2018
Maharashtra doctor ditches white-coat, stethoscope for robes, becomes Jain monk
A topper throughout school life, a gold-medalist medical science student and a practising doctor for three years belonging to a millionaire family: everything was set for this 28-year-old till Wednesday.
25 Apr 2018
Two complete families and an NRI will adopt Jain-monkhood today
In the recent past, we have heard of unlikely stories of Jains taking diksha- young professionals in high-paying careers, students who topped board exams, and sometimes even 12-year-olds.
21 Apr 2018
From CA to Jain monk: Inspirational story of a 24-year-old
Prolific career, impressive educational background, family business having turnover of Rs. 100cr: this is enough to entice any 24-year-old, but not this Mumbai native, who renounced every temptation to become a Jain monk.
20 Apr 2018
Meet the 12-year-old who renounced everything to become Jain monk
A 12-year-old boy in Surat, the son of a diamond merchant, gave up all material comforts and worldly happiness on Thursday to become a Jain monk.
16 Jan 2018
IIT-Bombay engineer leaves high-paying job to take diksha
Last September, a Jain couple from Madhya Pradesh made headlines after announcing their decision to leave behind their property and three-year-old daughter to become monks.
13 Jan 2018
Jains are the wealthiest Indian community: National survey
Jains are the wealthiest religious community in India. Delhi and Punjab are the richest states. Bihar is the poorest.
16 Sep 2017
Billionaire Jain couple of MP renounces world to become monks
A billionaire Jain couple from MP's Neemuch has made headlines after announcing their decision to leave behind their property and three-year-old daughter to become monks.