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Remembering the Shuddhikaran & 18 Abhishek Mahotsav !

Shri Sammed Shikhar Giriraj “Keep your heart open to dreams. For as long as there's a dream, there is hope, and as long as there is hope, there is joy in living” The year was 2012. All across India, a wave of concern had swept on the current condition of ancient Jain tirths. Many of the elders felt the pain at the dilapidated conditions of Kalyanak Bhumi’s as well. On the occasion of Shashan Sthapna Diwas, Vaishakh Sud 11 (2nd May, 2012) renowned speakers, Pt. Pradipbhai, Pt. Mehulbhai and Shri Ashishbhai explained the importance of Tirth raksha and why our ancient tirths needed to be restored back to its original glory. Thus the seed of Shree Sammet Shikhar Mahatirth Shuddhikaran & 18 Abhishek was sown. The poor conditions of Nirvan Tunks In a short duration, the event was formally announced. Though, the thought garnered a lot of support, a lot of people were apprehensive whether such an event, that too on such a large scale could be carried out by a few youngst


Walking down the seaside.. I feel everyone behind me.. Their footprints etched in sand.. Impressions of the memories left behind.. Each footprint a beautiful memoir.. Each a world in itself... Absorbed in the memories. . I try to relive each of them.. But the waves have their own way. .Wash away each of the prints.. I plead to the lashing waves not to take them away.. I beg...I shout.. I plead.. I tell them that I can't live without them... But without even glancing at me...the waves take away what was supposed to be mine...leaving me alone..just with a handful of sand slipping away from my fingers...