Shravanabelagola, November 18, 2005: Acharya Muni 108 Sri Vardhaman Sagarji Maharaj felt that the individualistic thinking amongst the people has led to the deterioration of the joint family system in the society and has led to the nuclear families in the present days. He felt that the joint family system which is an integral part of the Indian society would led to the over all development of the society. He was speaking after receiving the Acharya Vandana organised during the All India Jain Women Conference at Shravanabelagola on the Mahamasthakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali in 2006.
Speaking on the occasion Acharya Muni 108 Sri Varadatta Sagarji Maharaj felt that we get gold in the underground like wise we get Tirthankaras from the mothers womb and felt that there is no world with out mother. Acharya Muni 108 Sri Gunanandiji Maharaj opined that Women are the best example of samyam. – Jain Heritage Centres News Service (JHCNS)