International Mahavira Jain Mission held on October 4, 2015, a day-long conference on the practice of Sallekhana (also called Santhara,Samadhimaran, Panditmaran, among other names) at Siddhachalam in Blairstown, NJ.

Video messages were received from Param Pujya Gacchadipati Acharya Shree Vijay Nityanandji Surishwar MS, Param Pujya Pramaan Sagarji MS, Param Pujya Manak Muniji MS, and Bhattarak Swami Chrukeerthiji, while Param Pujya Amrinder Muniji MS, Samani Suyashnidhiji, and Samani Shruthnidhiji participated in the conference along with Prof. Tikam Chandji Jain, Advocate Vijay Choudhary (represented the defendant in the Rajasthan High Court and is now filed appeal with the Supreme Court) and Shantiji Parakh. The conference was moderated by Jaipat Singhji Jain and led by Kulbhushanji Jain, president of IMJM.

Siddhachalam is pleased to place in the public domain the following videos at the time: messages were received from Param Pujya Gacchadipati Acharya Shree Vijay Nityanandji Surishwar MS, Param Pujya Pramaan Sagarji MS, Param Pujya Manak Muniji MS, and Bhattarak Swami Chrukeerthiji. All videos including conference video will be uploaded shortly.


Param Pujya Pramaan Sagarji MS