May 9, 2010 at 5:19 am
ACHARYA MAHAPRAGYA NO MORE WITH US
Acharya Mahapragya was one of the most celebrated Jain thinkers of the world and was the tenth Acharya of the Jain Shwetamber terapanth sect…Born in 1920 in a village in Rajasthan,he became a monk at the age of 10..He got his education under the guidance of Acharya Sri Tulasi,who launched the anuvrat movement in 1949 to rid the world of violene and hatred and free religion from sectarianism..Acharya Mahapragya was a prolific writer..FORMER PRESIDENT SRI A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM IS ONE OF HIS BEST ADMIRERS AND FOLLOWERS.ACHARYA MAHAPRAGYA WAS AWARDED WITH THE COMMUNAL HARMONY AWARD IN 2004 FOR HIS CONTRIBUTION IN THIS FIELD..
Today ar 2.30pm,he breathed his last at SARDAR SHAHAR,RAJASTHAN..ENTIRE JAIN COMMUNITY IS SHOCKED AND LOST ONE OF THE PILLARS OF THE JAIN COMMUNITY..OUR HEARTIEST CONDOLENCES…MAY HIS SOUL REST IN ABSOLUTE PEACE..LET US JUST PREY FOR THE DEPARTED SOUL..
Acharya Mahapragya is a fount of knowledge who purifies every soul that comes into contact with him..
SRI A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM
Sajjan Raj Mehta
EX.SECRETARY..JAIN YUVA SANGATHAN…BANGALORE