Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh (India, of course!) is the birthplace of Lord Rishabh Dev (Sri Adinath), the first Tirthankara, teacher of Jainism. He travelled and taught, and continues to inspire, though millenia may have passed since he left his body at Kailas Mansarovar. He was born much before Sri Ram of the Hindu tradition.
31 October,2012 |
The Jain temples in Khajuraho have thriving monasteries attached to them as well as regular daily worship. Our guide gave us some rice to offer inside the temples. He explained that rice is a symbol of abundance and nirvana.
16 March,2010 |