Indian-American Congressman honors Jain poet Shrimad Rajchandraji

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Washington, Oct 22: Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has honoured the life of the remarkable Jain poet, scholar, religious leader and philosopher Shrimad Rajchandraji in the House of Representatives.

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Krishnamoorthi, in his remarks to the House of Representatives, acknowledged the many writings, in particular his poetic spiritual masterpiece, Atmasiddhi Shastra. Born in Gujarat, Rajchandraji was drawn to a religious life from an early age. His spiritual odyssey led him to Jainism and its core belief of ahimsa or non-violence.