History of TYP Surat

About Us

Terapanth is a religious sect under Swetembar Jain. The terapanthi sub-sect is derived from the Sthanakvasi; section. The Terapanthi sub-sect was founded by Swami Bhikkanaji Maharaj. Swami Bhikkanaji was formerly a Sthanakvasi saint and had initiation from his Guru, by name Acharya Raghunatha. Swami Bhikkanaji had differences with his Guru on several aspects of religious practices of Sthanakvasi ascetics It was Founded by Acharya Bhikshu in Vikram Sambat 1817 i.e. June 28th of 1760 ( Saturday ) at KELWA (a small town in Udaipur District of Rajasthan State ).This sect is entirely based upon the Ideology of Jain.

Aim

To initiate younger generation into the organization and learn all good customs and actively participate in Organization activities.

Objectives

  • To do all activities directed by Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad.
  • To promote JAIN VIDHI SANSKAR for puja,namkaran and marriages.
    To work for progress of the Society as a whole.
  • To accompany Charitraatmas on their padyatras.

Customs

  • To organize programs and camps for Personality Development.
  • Organization of Gyanshala.To organise Preshka-Dhyan centers.
  • To organise educational competitions to improve knowledge.

Organisation

  • To induct new members into the organization who complete 21years of Age.
  • To Organise various programmes under Kishore Mandal and, by this medium helping children.
  • To honour the members of community who does long fasts and tapsyas.

Resources

Financial Resource Donation from the Society. Human Resource more than 1100 members. Scholars and intellectual's groups etc.

Communication Resource

Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Times" Weekly Paper.

  • "Yuva Drishty" monthly magazines.
  • Regular communication with all W/c members and General members through SMS and other means of communications. Holding W/c Meetings to finalise various programmes and other related issues.

Institutional

According to the Rules and regulation of Akhil Bhartiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad. All work under one Head. Regular meetings. To organize society welfare programmes, training. To organize Gyan shala and Preshka-Centers and training centers. Advertising and public camps.

Plans

  • Five conferences in a year. To involve young generation in Ahimsa Yatra.
  • To publish preachings and articles of scholars.
  • To encourage younger generation to become Preksha-trainer.
  • To try and spread Jain Culture Vidhi. For proper advertising of Jain-Darshan, competition and programs should be organized.
  • To take part in Institute's Distance Education Program.
  • Formation of Kishore Mandals under Terapanth Yuvak Parishad.