Ujire: Live and let live is a special philosophy of Jainism. Jainism is the essence of many noble principles like non-violence, satya, aparigraha, brahmacharya, sadva, etc., and is a world religion. Dharanendra Jain, a teacher of Punjalakatta Karnataka Public School, said that Jain customs and ideas and Jains have special respect and recognition everywhere.
He delivered a lecture at a religious meeting organized on the occasion of the thirty-seventh anniversary of Bhagwan Sri Parswanath Swami Basadi at Ballamanja in Beltangady taluk on Tuesday.
One should lead a simple, sattvic life by following the Vritta-niyama with humane values like non-violence, kindness, compassion, benevolence, along with the observance of Samyakdarshan, Samyakjnana and Samyakcharitrya. He said that life becomes pure when one lives by the essence of religion.
Chairman of Hosmaru Gummettu Basadi N. Prem Kumar said that his daily routine is to do social service with charity works along with the observance of religion. When special pujas and worships are held in the basadi of the town, there is happiness, peace and tranquility in the society.
We should have respect for God, Guru and Shastaç. He advised that elders and children should be given good religious rites at home.
The recently deceased Basadi Management Board Vice Chairman K. B. Panchanamaskara Mantra was chanted five times to seek eternal peace of Mahaveer Ballal’s soul.
24 Kalashabhisheka to Lord Sri Parswanath Swami, Ashta Vidharchane Pooja, Jina Bhajan by Aliyur Adiraja Jain and Niranjan Jain gave a special touch to the ceremony.
Retired Principal K. Rajaveer Indra and Vajrakumar, a businessman from Uppinangady were present.Welcomed by Suresh Kumar. Retired teacher Raghuchandra Chauta proposed vote of thanks.