Shravanabelagola, January 20, 2006: Shravanabelagola Digambar Jain Mutt today paid the accolade to Acharya Mahaveera Keerhi Muni Maharaj on his 35th commemoration day held here in Chavundaraya Mantap. After paying the tribute to Acharya Mahaveera Keerthi, Swasthishri Charukeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji of Digambar Jain Mutt said he was instrumental in protecting the Digambar Jain tradition with his stern qualities and following a hard way of life. He showed the new pathway to his disciples, which lead them in preaching the dharmic values an ultimate way of live a human life. Swamiji recalled his childhood memories with acharya said his adherence and a severe austerity in following the dharmic values was the inspiration behind the present l to me to attain the present status.
Speaking at the occasion Sri Chainroop Bakliwal, Vice President of Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava Committee said, Acharya stands as an ideal at the acme of humanity through his devotion towards the digambar way of life. His hallucination of protecting the digambar Jain tradition, temples, and antiquities were highly appreciated in the Jain community, he added. He called the present generation to understand the life styles of acharya and follow the right path laid down by the Jain saints. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service (JHCNS)