Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 08:21 AM IST
Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most important festivals in Jainism, and it celebrates the birth anniversary of the 24th Tirthankara Mahavir, who played a significant role in preaching Jainism.
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 06:46 PM IST
This week’s pick of good reads includes a book on stories of hope from the natural world, another on the central place of dharma in Hindu thought, and a collection of a renowned constitutional lawyer’s writings
Hindustan Times | By Rahul Jayaram
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 05:22 PM IST
Sudipta Sen’s comprehensive work on the river is certain to become one of the go-to books on studying the Ganga
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Mahavir Jayanti 2019: Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most important festivals in Jainism. The day is comprised of religious processions, prayers and teachings. Jain temples on Mahavir Jayanti are decorated with flags, and alms are offered to the needy.
Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 11:08 AM IST
In this week’s column Vir Sanghvi writes about his incredulity at the ever-popular godmen of our country. “I attended (Osho’s) discourses and found them laughable,” he writes.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 12:01 PM IST
The monk rumoured to be in the video finds himself in the eye of the storm as holy men from the Jain community are expected to live a life of strict austerity.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 12:30 PM IST
The Delhi Police made the submission before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar which was hearing a PIL seeking ban on use of loudspeakers at religious places in the national capital.