Monday, 9 July 2012
Dr. Sushma Singhvi, Chair person, Rajasthan Sanskrit Academy described "Arihant Parmesthi" as Chief speaker at Shivji Ram Bhawan on Sunday, July 8. Shri Jain Shwetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur has been organizing a lecture series on Panch Parmeshthi.
July 8, was the first day of the lecture series and Dr. Sushma Singhvi was speaking as Chief speaker. She told that Arihant is conqueror of all internal enemies such as anger, greed, craving etc. She added that one can be Arihant by observing any of the twenty virtues known as Vees Sthanak. She emphasized on Ahimsa and Aparigraha as modes of worshiping Arihant. She appealed the audience for interospection, key factor to become an Arihant.
Dr. Sushma Snghvi is an eminent Jain scholar. She was instrumental in collection and publishing of "Aparigraha Vishwa Kosh" and presently working on "Nayachakrasara", a central government project.
There was "Arihant Vandanavali Mahapoojan" before her lecture. Large numbers of people along with eminent scholars and prominent personalities attended the Mahapoojan and the lecture. Sri Manak Chand Golechha, President, Shri Jain Shwetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur, Sri Prakash Chand Surana and Sri Rajendra Bhansali, Convener, Chaturmas committee felicitated Chief guest Sri Lalit Nahta and Sri Sher Singh Rakyan, Presiding dignity, Delhi. Smt. Shobha Golechha felicitated Dr. Sushma Singhvi along with female executive members of the Sangh.
Sri Lakshimal Gautamchand Bothra family (Padmavati group) sponsored the event. Executive members of the Khartar Sangh felicitated the whole Bothra family for sponsoring the event.
The event was organized in the auspices of .PP Vinay Muni, Mukti Muni and Sushil Muni; and PP Sadhvi Suyasha Sri and Prerna Sri, observing their Chaturmas at Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur.
Jyoti Kothari, Secretary, Shri Jain Shwetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur moderated the program. He informed that the Sangh is working hard in propagation of Jainism and Jainology. He added that Sangh is sponsoring encouraging researches and studies about Jainism and Jain communities. Sangh has already started facilitating foreign researchers studying Jainism.
He also informed about the next program of the series. Dr. J B Shah, Director, L D Institute will deliver his lecture on Siddha Parmesthi on July 15.
The program was followed by a group lunch (Sadharmi Vatsalya)