Serendipity

In September 2014, we met a young svetambara nun, Sadhvi Risabh Ratna. At 29 years old, she took diksha almost four years ago. Currently she is working on her Ph.D on the subject…


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The monk who spoke about Ubuntu

Our journey to seek a wholesome understanding of Jain principles and philosophy took us to Rajasthan – a place where we were to meet Suri Sri Ajay Sagar ji. We did not yet know…


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Sea of white

Once a year, around the monsoons in India, Jains observe the festival of Paryushan. During this time, the community comes together at temples to pray, meditate and to listen to…


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Ranakpur

Ranakpur is a village located between Jodhpur and Udaipur. The marble Jain temple in Ranakpur, dedicated to Rishabhdev and built in the fifteenth century CE, is one of the most…


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A meeting with our mentor

Professor Madhusudan Amilal Dhaky is a most eloquent, well-spoken man radiating kindness and wisdom from a small apartment in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Eighty seven years old, fluent in…


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