The Life and Times of Acharya Mahaprajna
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The Life and Times of Acharya Mahaprajna

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Item Code: NAK588
Author: U.S. Dugar
Publisher: Ocean Books Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi
Language: English
Edition: 2013
ISBN: 9788184302318
Pages: 136
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.0 inch x 5.5 inch
Weight 280 gm

About the Book

 

Acharya Mahaprajna was one of the most celebrated Jain thinkers of the world and is the tenth Acharya of the Jain Shwetambar Terapanth sect. Born in 1920 in a village in Rajasthan, he became a monk at the age of ten. He got his education under the guidance of Acharya Shree Tulsi, who launched the Anuvrat movement in 1949 to rid the world of violence and hatred and free religion form sectarianism.

 

A multidimensional personality and a renowned scholar of Indian and Western philosophy and religion, Acharya Mahaprajna was a prolific writer and was called a ‘modern Vivekananda’. He traversed more than 100,000 km on foot and visited 10,000 villages to spread the message of non-violence. To this purpose he embarked on and Ahimsa Yatra in 2001. He was honoured with the Communal Harmony Award in 2004 for his contribution in this field.

 

This book is an authorised biography of this great saint who propounded ahimsa, compassion and other human values throughout his life.

 

About the Author

 

U.S. Dugar hailing from a business community. Writing is his pastime primarily on religion, good living and better health. Whenever he comes across a new thing or a new idea, he likes to experiment with it. If he experiences something worth while, he likes to share the same with others. To him, writing is a means of sharing successful experience in life with others.

 

Contents

 

Jainism

9

II

53

III

70

IV

117

V

131

 

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