One who has attained kevalgyan (liberation) and preaches the right path of liberation, is surrounded by the magnificence of samavasaran and other glories and in whom Tirthankar namkarma has come to fruition, is called a Tirthankar.
In Jainism, a tirtha is used to refer both to pilgrimage sites as well as to the four sections of the sangha. A tirtha provides the inspiration to enable one to cross over from worldly engagement to the side of nirvana.
Vrata (Vows) is derived from the verb word “Vru” meaning to select. ‘Vrata’ is approximately translated by the English word ‘Vow’. When one makes a resolution to restrain willfully from something with full understanding and faith then that resolution becomes a Vow.Vrats Festivals
Our community called Jain community is a vegetarian-food-based community. The important principal behind this strict abstinence is ahimsa and that no harm should come to other living things. The Jain cuisine is made without onions and garlic, and root-vegetables are also avoided.Ready to cook
Many words and phrases used in Jain literature when translated in Sanskrit and other Indian languages carry different meanings than the usual ones. This compilation of dictionary of Jain Terminology is prepared to understand the Jain literature better.Stotra Translation
Jainism is an Indian religion that prescribes a path of non-violence towards all living beings. Its philosophy and practice emphasize the necessity of self-effort to move the soul toward divine consciousness and liberation.