At the Jain Dharma Training session this weekend, we took a deeper look at the Nav Tattvas (mechanics of karma, the nine reals) and we focused in on two key areas:
Jiv: atma, the soul
Ajiv: the body and all that is not the soul
Ashrav: the inflow of karma
Bandh: the binding of karma
Paap: bad karma
Punya: better karma
20 Aug, 2009
Posted by: Young Jains Blog Editor In: Jain Dharma
Over the last few weeks and months in the run up to Paryushan, Heena Modi (@heenamodi) and Jigna Malde (@jiggy_malde), both active members of Young Jains, have been reflecting on what is keeping them imprisoned in states of temporary pleasure and pain, and how to become free from that.
Heena and Jigna have spent time immersing [...]
Following last week’s Young Jains 7th International Convention Bridging the Gap, one of the delegates, Heena Modi, wrote about the question we kept being asked throughout the convention: “What Time Is It?”
So here’s a few scenarios of which, hopefully, you’ll be able to relate to one.
When do I want to travel the world? Now, before [...]
Event: JAIN DHARMA : What’s the Elevator Pitch?
Venue: Sayer Centre, Oxgate Lane, Cricklewood NW2 7JN
Date: Sunday 2nd August 2009
Time: 10am - 4pm
At school, university, the work place and beyond, we often meet people who have never even heard of Jainism. When Jainism comes up in conversation, people are almost always thoroughly interested and inquisitive, often [...]
We are pleased to announce the next session of the Jain Dharma Training Programme. Please find further details below.
JAIN DHARMA TRAINING SESSION - LEARNING IT, LIVING IT
Date: Sunday 10th May 2009
Time: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Jain Vishwa Bharati (Sayer) Centre, Oxgate Lane, London, NW2 7JN
Lunch: Please bring your own Jain packed lunch. Refreshments [...]
Young Jains events, meetings and generally any form of communication within Young Jains starts off with “Jai Jinendra”. Sometimes it’s said softly, and other times it’s said with vibrancy. Personal preference, really.
At the Young Jains Retreat in March 2009, the group who attended gave out a massive Jai Jinendra to everyone back home. Check out [...]