lord mahaveera says in 5th century b.c about human behaviour
Do not be jealous
We all have experienced how jealousy can disturb our peace of mind. You know you work harder than your colleagues in the office but they get promotions, you do not. You started a business several years ago but you are not as successful as your neighbor whose business is only one year old. Should you be jealous? No, remember everybody's life is shaped by his previous Karma that has now become his… Continue
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dharmabandhu, hemaji goodluck
it is impressive news
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Meditation makes the mind thoughtless. This is the highest state of peace of mind. Try and experience it. If you meditate earnestly for half an hour every day, you will tend to become calm during the remaining twenty-three and a half hours. Your mind will not be disturbed as much as before. This will increase your efficiency and you will turn out more work in less time.
meditation for goodnes,happynes and for utter peace women is first teacher for baby in this universe
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Precepts On Carefulness (Samiti) and Self-Control (Gupti) Continue
(A) Asta-Pravacana-Mata - Eight Mother Precepts
Iriyabhasesana'dane, uccare samii iya.
Managutti vayagutti, kayagutti ya atthama. (384)
Vigilance in walk, speech, begging alms, receiving and keeping down of things and excreting are five Samitis (acts of…
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Health tips Benifits From Stopping Smoking
Its a real good thing to know that stopping smoking at any age can have major health benefits for men and women. And these benefits apply to people who already have smoking related diseases and those that don't.
Bottom Line ex smokers live longer than people who continue to smoke and every day above earth is better than one below.
If you quit smoking it lowers your risks of lung cancer, other cancers,… Continue
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Ahimsa saccam ca atenagam ca, tatto ya bambham apariggaham ca.
Padivajjiya pamca mahavvayani, carijja dhammam jinadesiyam viu. (364)
A wise monk, after adopting the five great vows of non-voilence, truthfulness, non-stealing, celibacy and non-possessiveness, should practise the religion preached by the Jina. (364)
Nissallasseva puno, mahavvadaim havamti savvam.
Vadamuvahammadi tihim du, nidanmicchattamayahim.… Continue
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Precepts On Religion Of Monks
(A) Samata - Equanimity
Samano tti samjado tti ya, risi muni sadhu tti vidarago tti.
Namani suvihidanam, anagara bhadamta damto tti. (336)
Sramana, Samyata, Rsi, Muni, Sadhu, Vitaraga, Anagara, Bhadanta and Danta, these are designations used for monks with ideal behaviours. (336)
Siha-gaya-vasaha-miya-pasu, maruda-suruvahi-mamdarimdu-mani.… Continue
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Jain Society of Houston Welcomes you all for the 16th JAINA Convention from July 1 - 4 2011.Convention has an action packed program scheduled for all the 4 days of the convention. Come and Enjoy with Family and Friends
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q : Who should I contact if I have problems with registration ?
A : Please email Convention2011@jaina.org or call 1 (832)447-8495 for assistance.
Q : Do I need to register for the convention if I plan to serve as a volunteer?
A : Yes, all volunteers have to register and pay registration fees for the convention.
Q : Is $99 price for one person or for a whole family?
A : $99 Price is per person for… Continue
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dear parliment peace maker this is happy news for us
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the administrative centre of the European Union. This has earned the city the title of the Capital of Europe. Brussels has been given its character by the coexistence of French and Flemish culture, and it is nowadays home to nationalities around the world, adding a cosmopolitan flavour to its atmosphere. The vibrant atmosphere of Brussels is further enhanced by picturesque medieval streets,… Continue
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10 Principles for Peace of Mind
1. Do Not Interfere In Others’ Business Unless Asked:
Most of us create our own problems by interfering too often in others’ affairs. We do so because somehow we have convinced ourselves that our way is the best way, our logic is the perfect logic and those who do not conform to our thinking must be criticized and steered to the right direction, our direction. This thinking denies the existence of individuality and consequently the existence… Continue
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Learn to calm down the restlessness and constant chatter of your mind.
Overcome impatience and anger, and learn to control your moods and state of mind.
Learn how to overcome anxieties, stress, worries and negative thinking.
Develop a positive frame of mind.
Learn how to maintain a state of inner peace and detachment in your daily life, and in difficult or unpleasant situations.
Learn how not to be disturbed by what… Continue
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Precepts On Right Conduct
Vavaharanayacaritte, vavaharanayassa hodi tavacaranam.
Nicchayanayacaritte, tavacaranam hodi nicchayado. (262)
Right Conduct from the practical view-point is to practice austerities from practical view point. Right Conduct from the real view-point is to observe austerities from the real view-point. (262)
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Precepts On Right Knowledge
Socca janai kallanam, socca janai pavagam
Ubhayam pi janae socca, jam cheyam tam samayare. (245)
After listening to scriptures, a person comes to know what is good and what is sinful, having thus known through listening one ought to perform what leads to welfare. (245)
Nana nattie puno, damsanatavaniyamasamjame thicca.
Viharai visujjhamano, javajjivam pi nikkampo.… Continue
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I forgive all living beings,
Let all living beings forgive me;
All in this world are my friends,
I have no enemies.
Khamemi savve jive,
Sawe jiva khamantu me;
Mitti me sawa bhuesu,
Veram majza na kenai.
forgive me forgive me forgive me Continue
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Jain philosophy can be described in various ways, but the most acceptable tradition is to describe it in terms of Tattvas or fundamentals. They are: Continue
1. Jiva (soul): All living beings are called Jivas. Jivas have consciousness known as the soul, which is also called the atma (soul - chetan). The soul and body are two different entities. The soul can not be reproduced. It is described as a sort of energy which is indestructible, invisible, and shapeless. Jainism divides jivas into…
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How many different types of living beings are there?
There are 2 types:
134. What constitutes transmigratory living beings (Sansary jiva)?
The souls’ existence along with association of karma constitutes transmigratory living beings.
135. What constitutes the liberated living beings (Mukta jiva)?
The souls’ existence without any associative relationship with any karma comprises… Continue
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Precepts On Soul
Uttamagunana dhamam, savvadavvana uttamam davvam.
Taccana param taccam, jivam janeha nicchauyado. (177)
Know for certain that the soul is the home of excellent virtues, the best among the substances and the highest reality among the realities. (177)
Jiva havanti tiviha, bahirappa taha ya antarappa ya.
Paramappa vi ya duviha, arahamta taha ya siddha ya. (178)
The Jivas… Continue
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Jains, a religious minority who are most heavily concentrated in India, honor respect faith 24 spiritual guides named Tirthankaras. Foremost among these divine beings is the original Tirthankara, Risabha. According to Jain tradition, Risabha lived 600,000 years ago. He is credited with establishing the first Indian emperor and instituting fundamental social conventions for humans. Jains in India and other countries celebrate Risabha's Nirvana and Mauni Amavasya over two days in Magha, a Jain… Continue
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Maha Shivaratri - The Night of Shiva
Sri Maha Shivaratri means "The Night of Shiva". The ceremonies take place chiefly at night. This is a festival observed in honor of Lord Shiva. Shiva was married to Parvati on this day. This is the night when Shiva is said to have performed the Tandava or the dance of primordial creation, preservation and destruction.
People repeat the Panchakshara Mantra as it is said he who utters the Names of Shiva during Shivaratri, with perfect… Continue
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