Thursday, 19 July 2012

Siddh Parmesthi, liberated from all Karmik bondage: Dr. J B Shah

Dr. J B Shah, Director, L D Institute, Ahmadabad told that  Siddh Parmesthi is liberated from all Karmik bondage. He was speaking in Panch Parmesthi worship and lecture series at Shivjiram Bhawan, Johri Bazar, Jaipur on Sunday, July 15. It was the second day of the lecture series. 
Shri Jain Shwetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur has been organizing Panch Parmesthi worship and lecture series (Five Sundays) at Shivjiram Bhawan, Johri Bazar, Jaipur between July 8 and August 5.

  More than a thousand people were worshiping  Siddha Parmesthi on July 15, Sunday
(Day 2). The event started with Siddhachakra Mahapoojan. Vidhikarak Yaswant Golechha performed all rituals.The Pooja was followed by the lecture of Eminent Jain scholar Dr. J B Shah describing importance and significance of Siddha Parmesthi, the highest authority in Jainism.

His scholarly lecture especially targeted to the young generation spell bound the audience.It was finely woven with the technical descriptions and practical examples. He especially emphasized that everyone is indebted to Siddha Paramesthi for bringing one out from Nitya Nigod (Avyavhar Rashi). He also informed that one has to go back to Nigod (lowest in order of creatures) if nor pursuing right knowledge and right view. He placed wisdom over deeds quoting from Dasavaikalika Sutra, an important Jain Agama. A Q and A session followed his scholarly lecture. 
Sri Manak Chand Golechha, President, Khartar Gachchh Sangh along with Sri Vimal Chand Surana felicitated Dr. Shah before his lecture. Executive members and office bearers of the Sangh felicitated Choradia family, sponsors of the event along with Smt. Asha Golechha.
"Namo Siddhanam" was the Mantra of the day. People participated in chanting Mantra with enthusiasm.About fifty of the audience did "Ekasana Tap" on that day.

The event was organized on the auspices of PP Vinay Muni, Mukti Muni and Sushil Muni; and PP Sadhvi Suyasha Sri and Prerna Sri.  Sri Pramod Kumar, Manjudevi, Siddharth Kumar Choraria family had sponsored the event.
The program was followed by Sadharmi Vatsalya (lunch).

A special discussion session was organized for scholars and other interested persons  in the afternoon. 

Next events of the
Panch Parmesthi worship and lecture series will be organized on July 22, 29 and August 5, consecutive Sundays.

Jyoti Kothari


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