Thursday, May 13, 2010

Rich tributes to Acharya Mahapragyaji

Jainism's Legendary era has come to an end with the passing away of The community's senior most Acharya and most versatile, learned Terapanth Acharya Shree Mahapragyaji on Sunday at Sardarshahar in Rajasthan.

Born on 14th June 1920 at Tamkor in Rajasthan, he took his Jain monkhood on 29th Jan 1931 at Sardarshahar and has been continuously serving humanity with his broader learning, understanding and enhancing approach on humanity, spreading peace and global harmony.

Sound technical understanding of various Jain and Vedic literature and philosophy and nicely derived linkage with human life well being led him in most sacred and holy place in spirituality. Ahimsa Yatra was one of most precious means derived by him to enhance human relationships, peace and prosperity. The great philosophical icon also wrote hundreds of books on Jainism, Happy Family, Spirituality, Happy Living, and alike lively subjects with descriptive and clear concepts presentation and application of basis of philosophy and values led down in Jainism on these aspects.

He took Terapanth community and followers to all new global heights and was conferred with many international, national awards for spreading peace and harmony. Acharya Mahapragya was given the title of 'Yug Pradhan' in 1999 as a mark of the highest honour of this era for his countless services to humanity in this Yug. For his exceptional and sustained contribution to the cause of 'Jain Yoga' the epithet of 'Jain Yoga Punruddharak' Resurrector of Jain Yoga) was also conferred on him. He has been regarded as the 'Modern Vivekananda' of India by many intellectuals including 'Rashtrakavi Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar'.

To quote "Mahapragya was a Modern Vivekananda but we have not seen Vivekananda, only heard and read about him. But now we can see Vivekananda through his Vision". Acharya Mahapragya has been called the "Columbus of Jain Meditation" by many intellectual commentators for his contribution in reviving Preksha Dhyan by which innumerable people have been benefited.Acharya Mahapragya was not only a spiritual leader of exceptionally high caliber but also an outstanding Philosopher Practitioner Thinker. His thoughts have inspired many categories of people and have yielded Positive Thinking in all walks of life.

1 comment:

  1. we pay our naman in the holy feet of Achrya Mahapragya.a parbhak achrya of Jain community.He was mlike smanbhader stulibhader hemchander and great tradition of lord Mahavira.We pray for his
    soual peace and guide us on the path of jainisiam


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