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Param Pujya Mahopadhyay Shri Kshmakalyan Ji Maharaj

Khartargachha has been known for its strict saintly order and conduct. As and when any slackening in saintly conduct crept in due to human frailities, Khartagachha Acharyas and saints performed “Kriyoddhar” and re-established the true saintly conduct order.

According to Sanskrit Kshmakalyan Charit penned by Pt. Nityanandji, Kshmakalyan ji was born in Vikram Samvat 1801 i.e. 1744 A.D. to Oswal Maioo Gotra Family in Kesardesar village near Bikaner, Rajasthan. He was named as Khusalchand.

According to “Deeksha Nandi Suchi” he was ordained as Yati by Shri Jinlabh Suri. He was ordained to monkhood at the age of 11 by Shri Amritdharma ji.

He spend his Chaturmas at Bikaner and Jaisalmer. He was asked to accede to the post of Upadhyaya by Shri Jinchandrasurji and he authored many books.

He performed consecration ceremonies. He undertook pilgrimages to almost all pilgrim centres. Under his tutelage many disciples carried out various studies. He had a very neat handwriting. He was one of the m…

Acharya Vimal Sagar

Shri Vimal Sagarji Maharaj is recognized as a Digambar Jain Acharya of the 20th century, known as a Vatsalya Murti and Sant Shiromani for his Tapasya, Riddhi-Siddhi, Scholarship, Gyan, Siddha Bhakti. He was born on 7th day of Ashwin Krishan in 1915 at Kosma in Uttar Pradesh. His real name before taking Deeksha was Nemichand Jain. He took Deeksha on 13th day of Falgun Shukla in 1952. In the year of 1960, he was awarded by “Acharya Pad” from the blessing and permission by Acharya Shri Mahavirkirtiji Maharaj. In 1963 he was awarded a “Charitra Chakraworty Pad” and in 1979 he was awarded “Sanmati Divakar Pad”. Acharya Shri Vimal Sagarji took Samadhi on 12th day of Poash Krishna in 1994 at auspicious “Siddha Kshetra Shri Sammedshikharji.



Communication Minister Shri Manoj Sinha released commemorative stamp on Acharya Vimalsagar Ji Maharaj on 14th December 2016 at a function organized at Dak Bhawan, New Delhi.