Dignitaries, Scholars, Shravak's SamniJi's Visit to JSH.
JSH invites Jain scholars from time to time for pravachans. Below is a short bio of the scholars along with a link to their lectures & workshops during their visit to Hosuton.
Tarla Ben Doshi
Well known Jain scholar, participated in educational activities for adults and teachers. She has extensive knowledge of Jain scriptures. She is a co-editor of Shasan Pragati for last two years and ex-editor of Jain Prakash magazine for past 20 years. Tarlaben has been visiting USA for last 20 years and has provided good insight of Jainism and Non-violence to many Jain organizations in USA and Canada.
Pujya Tarlaben Doshi has visited our society many times for discourses on several topics. She is very knowledgeable and delivers our scriptures in simple narration in Gujarati.
BEN Shri Ratna Prabhu
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His Holiness Acharya Sri Roop Chandraji is a multi faceted personality. In the stress-torn society of today, when man gets unknowingly more and more entangled in the cobweb of misery, Acharya ji gears up compassionately to guide and train all to an ultimate happiness. His mission lies in helping people to go back to fundamentals of life, and making a fresh start in the right directions.
He has dedicated himself whole-heartedly to the pursuit of penance and meditation. He has been able to master so many languages like Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Hindi, Gujrati and English. Besides having mastery over Jainism philosophy, he has plunged deep into the sea of knowledge to the sacred Vedas, the Upanishad, the Bhagwad Geeta, the Dhammpada, the Bible.
Shrenik Gala is a student of Chartered Accountancy. He works for an ecommerce company. He has wide knowledge of Jainism which he learned from many monks in his childhood. He is very good orator and explains in very simple language. He has been giving Pravachans during Paryushan for 12 years at several Jain Centers in USA (Miami, Houston, Boston and St. Louis) and also in several cities in India.
He has performed Pujans, Swadhyays, Bhumipujan, Pratishtha, Temple anniversary celebrations etc.He speaks several languages like Kutchi, Gujarati, Hindi, English & Marathi and can read scripts in Devanagari, Roman, and Gujarati.
Pandit Shri Dhirajlal Mehta
Pandit Dhirajlal Mehta is an eminent scholar of Jainism from Surat, India. He joined Shri Yashovijayji Jain Sanskrit Pathshala in Mahesana, Gujarat when he was thirteen years old. There he studied Jain scriptures for eight years.
Panditji, a student and later a teacher of famous Jain School of Mahesana teaches Jain Religion & granth to many Shravaks and Shravikas, Sadhus & Sadhviji. Panditji also an accomplished writer who has written almost a dozen books on various subjects in very simple and easy to understand language.
Yogi Arun Tiwari
Yogiji presents yoga in an easy to follow manner highlighting the scientific and medical aspects of yoga exercises for the complete mind-body union. He has tailored the routines to the modern lifestyle that do not require multi-hours of daily exercises. Using his techniques the practitioners can work in a way that fits their lifestyle and start seeing the benefits, in many cases within a few days from the start. Many practitioners have been able to eradicate or subside the impact of serious diseases by following the Yoga exercises taught by Yogiji.
Yogi Arun Tiwari was born in 1979 in Jaunpur district situated between India’s holiest cities of Allahabad and Varanasi. He is a disciple of His Holiness Acharya Roopchandra Ji Maharaj and has been learning all facets of Yoga from Acharya Ji for the last 15 years.
Shri Chandrasen Guruji
Shri Chandrasen Guruji has in depth knowledge of Jain Religion, and is considered a scholar in philosophy, Agama and Kriyakand. He took diksha at age of 8 years with Gachadhipati Aacharya Premsuri maharaj saheb and came to sansar in the year 2000 when he was Aacharya. Presently, he teaches Jainism to sadhus and sadhvis, along with being a faculty member in Jainology Deparment, Mumbai University.
Guruji's has conducted deep and wide studies in astrology and its application. In addition, Guruji has been known as expert in Yog sadhana, Yogdhyan, Aasans and Pranayam. He is Reiki Master and Pranik Healer as well. He has conducted number of events like Anjan Shalaka, Pratistha of Jain temples.
Samani Dr. Suyashnidhi
Samani Dr. Suyashnidhi is with JPP Jain Samani Group. At the age of 24, she renounced the world under Acharya Pravar Shri Shubhchandraji Maharaj Saheb. She has a Master's Degree in Jainology, and is fluent in English, Hindi, Kannada, and Marwadi. Samani Shruth Nidhi is with the JPP Jain Samani Group. At the age of 22, along with her entire family, she renounced the world under Acharya Pravar Shri Shubhchandraji Maharaj Saheb. She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Marwadi. Both have learned many religious scriptures, including the Tattvartha Sutra, Dashvaikalika Sutra, Uttaradhyayana Sutra, Antakrut Dasa Sutra, Acharang Sutra, and the Principles of Lord Mahavira. They teach Jain Anuppeha Dhyan, Yog Sadhana, Memory Power, the Fundamentals of Jainism, and also educate children about non-violence and vegetarianism.
Pandit BipinJi Jain
Pandit Bipin Jain Shastri is an experienced and well renowned scholar of Jainism both in India and overseas. He has been giving discourses for the last 30 years. He is from a very religious family, one of the early followers of Pujya Gurudevshree Kanji Swami. He studied Jain Philosophy, Principles and Literature from Pandit Todarmal Smarak Trust. Bipinji studied all major Jain Shastras of all four Anuyogs in a period of five years. He has been serving the purpose of Tattva Prachar and propagating Jin-marg through lectures, classes and discourses at various place.
JSH is honored to welcome PanditJi and to have his blessings and listen to discourses by PanditJi Shri Bipin Jain Shashtri.
Gurudev Nirmal Sagar Ji has been a Jain Sadhu for over 22 years under the guidance of Acharya Bhagwan Shri Padamsagar Suriji. He took Diksha at an early age of 14 in Shihor, Bhavanagar. He has extensive experience in conducting Puja’s.
At the invitation of JSH he will be performing our very first puja at the New Temple Site and perform the “Parshwanath Padmavati Puja.” On December 6th along with Nirmal Sagar Ji over 50 families participated in the puja and took advantage of the opportunity. Nirmal Sagar Ji took the time to explain the entire puja.
Gurudev Nirmal Sagar Ji
His Holiness Dr Vasanth Vijajji Maharaj from Krishnagiri, India is known as an ambassador of peace and a preacher of love, unity and universal brotherhood. His vision and philosophy seek to provide practical solutions to burning issues around the world. He has been instrumental in inspiring millions of lives towards peaceful living, not only at regional and national levels, but also internationally.
Winner of award in Internationally reputed peacekeeper category.
Dr. Vasant Vijaji Maharaj
Shir Narandra Bhai Koradida
Guruji is principal teacher of Jain Gyanshala at Nakhodaji Tirth in Rajasthan which gets about 200 Jain students from all over India. Guruji teaches students and Maharaj Sahebs from all sanghadas. He has vast knowledge of Jain Agams and the languages these are written in, primarily Prakrit and Sanskrit. Jain scripts he has studied and explained will make a big list, but a few of these are: Navsmaran, Four Prakaran, Three Bhashya, Six Karmgranth, Brahit Sngrahani, Shri Tatvarthadhigam Sutra, Gyansar, and many more.