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Jain seer Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj passes through ‘sallekhna’


Renowned Jain monk Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj died at the age of 77 on February 18 after undertaking 'sallekhna', a religious practice involving voluntary fasting unto death, at Chandragiri Teerth in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called his death an "irreparable loss". 'Sallekhna' is a Jain religious practice involving voluntary fasting unto death for spiritual...