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FASTING FOR WORLD PEACE at BINNY MILLS, CHENNAI

August 13,2018  

FASTING FOR WORLD PEACE at BINNY MILLS CHENNAI
hree Anand Marudhar Kesari Madhukar(AMKM) Jain memorial Trust organized an Eight-day fasting for World Peace...............

FASTING FOR WORLD PEACE More than 1000 devotees including 27 leprosy patients were fasting for 192 hours at BINNY MILLS GROUND, PERAMBUR, CHENNAI.

Chennai, 12th August 2018: Shree Anand Marudhar Kesari Madhukar(AMKM) Jain memorial Trust organized an Eight-day fasting for World Peace. More than 1000 devotees were fasting for WORLD PEACE for last one week – 192 hours.

Well known personalities from the city were participated in the fasting and more than 7000 people witness the last day event that took place at Binny Mills Ground, Perambur, Chennai.

Devotees of Acharya’s in the age group from 12 years to 80 years including 27 leprosy patients participated in the 8- day fasting for world peace that ended at Binny Mills Ground, Perambur, Chennai on 12.08.2018 Sunday.

Around 150 persons who have come from various parts of Maharashtra and also from various parts of India.  The Fasting was organized on the eve of Acharya’s birth anniversary.

The Jain community maintains a tradition of fasting wherein there is no intake of food or liquids other than boiled water. The fasting took place under the inspiration of Jain guru Upadhyaya Pravar Praveen Rishiji Maharaj Saheb who has come down from Nashik.

During the fasting, devotees will drink only hot water that too till sunset. After sunset, they don’t even take water. The eight day festival also symbolizes friendship as it is a marriage between four days of Shravan and four days of Bhadarva. This is a noble cause, especially when terrorism, violence, disturbances are on the rise.  ” said Jain guru Upadhyaya Pravar Praveen Rishiji Maharaj Saheb.

The Jain community trust also conducted free health camp, free distribution to Orphan children, free food and woman empowerment during the fasting. In addition, the Jain guru Upadhaya Pravar Praveen Rishiji Maharaj Saheb conducts Meditation classes which helped the participants to control our body health, balance, transform, secure, strengthen and stabilize. 

FASTING FOR WORLD PEACE AT BINNY MILLS, CHENNAI