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Muni Shri Devsiddhavijayji Maharaj ~Born as Devraj in Davangere, Karnataka in a non Jain family, he was a non-vegetarian since birth. Today he completed 108 yatras of #Shatrunjay hill in 27 days while fasting - i.e. without food. His transformation story in thread #jainism #jain
One day, her Jain employer forgot some stuff at the derasar (Jain temple), & asked him to collect it for her. He went there & was awestruck at the glimpse of the lord. This was the first time Devraj had seen the glory of Tirthankar prabhu. While returning he saw the notice board.
The notice in Kannada mentioned that the sangh was organising a Maskshaman Tapasya (Fasting for 30 days straight) - but Devraj misinterpreted it as Mas-Bhakshan (consumption of meat). He enquired the same to her employer who made her understand the Jain way of life
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Hello #twitterstorians! Sorry about the break for the last two days. There were...uh...technical difficulties...
But we're back! In this thread, I, @StevenMVose, want to give a brief #history of the #Delhi Sultanate and share some facts and recent scholarly takes that may complicate the #narrative of the Sultanate, and of #Islam in So. Asia, that I alluded to in the previous thread. Qubbat al-Islam Mosque, Del...
I will also highlight some #Jain interactions with the Sultans, which suggest a complex set of interactions between #Indian religious communities and the emerging #Islamicate "state" in the late 13th and early 14th c's. CE
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