Mahapragya

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Acharya Mahapragya
... Acharya Shri Mahapragya (आचार्य महाप्रज्ञ )(14 June 1920 – 9 May 2010) was the tenth Acharya, supreme head of the Svetambar Terapanth sect of Jainism ... Mahapragya was a highly venerable saint, yogi, spiritual leader, philosopher, author, orator, poet ... Mahapragya played a major role in Anuvrat movement launched by his Guru Acharya Tulsi in 1949, and became the acknowledged leader of the movement in 1995 ...
Acharya Mahapragya - Successor-designate To Acharya Tulsi
... Impressed by Muni Nathmal (later Mahapragya), Acharya Tulsi honored him with the qualitative epithet of Mahapragya (highly knowledged) on 12 November 1978 ... On 4 February 1979, his appellation ‘Mahapragya’ was converted into his new name by Acharya Tulsi and he was also made ‘Yuvacharya’, successor designate to the present Acharya, the second highest ... he was now referred as Yuvacharya Mahapragya ...
Acharya Mahapragya - Spiritual Practices - Meditation
... Mahapragya himself is a great practitioner of meditation ... Mahapragya used to practice Yogasana, Pranayama to keep himself fit ... Mahapragya observed silence (Mauna) for more than three hours during the evening hours ...
Acharya Mahapragya - Influence
... Rashtrakavi (National poet) Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar said “Mahapragya is a Modern Vivekananda ... Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has often stated “I am a lover of Mahapragya’s literature” ... Daya Krishna has recognized Acharya Shri Mahapragya as the most knowledgeable person on the subject of Jain Logic ...
Acharya Mahapragya - Spiritual Endeavors (1945–1978) - Formulation of Preksha Meditation System
... While in his late twenties, Mahapragya started to realize the wonders of meditation ... He discussed his discoveries w with Acharya Tulsi and thereafter Mahapragya started dedicating more time to meditation practices ... Preksha meditation in formal training camps, Mahapragya made a special practice of meditation and spiritual exertion for a period of nine months which started on 3 March 1977 ...