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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

President Obama's Diwali Message for Jainism


  President Obama, US refers to  Lord Mahavira and the Tirthankaras in a video that you can watch  here:
American President Obama's Diwali Message states:-

"On behalf of the American people ...In Jainism the occasion celebratess the Nirvana of Lord Mahavira, one of a long line of spiritual leaders known for achieving enlightenment by freeing themselves of base human impulses and emotions. ..."


Incidentally in the video at :-
http://www.whitehouse.gov/video/The-President-Observes-Diwali/
Obama refers to Jainism at about 12 minutes and 45 seconds.
Never has an American President spoken so accurately about Jain and Jainism.

I am thankful to Suraj Nowlakha for information.

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3 comments:

  1. Jyoti Bhai,
    You have weldone. Thanks for posting this Video. President of America has finally recognized Jainism. Jainism is a great religion, thought and teachings. The world will recognize this sooner or later.

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  2. Dear Suraj,
    I am thankful to you for providing this link. This is really remarkable.
    Jyoti

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  3. Hi Praveen,
    You have rightly told. America has to recognize India and Indian religions.
    Thanks,
    Darshan Kothari

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