Share this post

user icon

Live

People Reading

This story now

13-Year-Old Jain Girl Dies After Fasting For 68 Days And Her Family Is Celebrating

Can religious practices cost a life? We are not here to offend some customs or trends but the reality is that a bunch of such practices (if followed beyond extent) can hurt someone, especially children.

Take this Jain girl of Hyderabad city as an example, she observed fast for not a few days but for 2 months and 8 days and eventually died. And the most breath-taking thing is that her death is being celebrated by the whole community.

Well, this is how it started.

13-Year-Old Jain Girl Dies After Fasting For 68 Days
And Her Family Is Celebrating

13-Year-Old Jain Girl Dies After Fasting For 68 Days And Her Family Is Celebrating

754 396
  in People

13-Year-Old Aradhana observed 'Chaturmas' fast.

Jain girl dies

Aradhana's father Laxmichand Sansadiya had a jewellery business and he suffered a great loss in it. 

The family required some 'luck'

Jain girl dies

Yes, the reason behind Aradhana's fast was to bring good luck and wealth in the family.

The Chennai-based priest asked the girl's parents for it.

The Chennai-based priest asked the girl’s parents for it.

A priest advised Aradhana's parents that if their daughter will keep the fast, they will recover from the loss and earn huge profits.

When Aradhana's fast ended, it was celebrated with event 'Paarana'.

When Aradhana’s fast ended, it was celebrated with event ‘Paarana’.

The whole family celebrated and organised a function which was even attended by Padma Rao, Telangana minister.

But soon she was taken to the hospital because of dehydration.

But soon she was taken to the hospital because of dehydration.

Her intestines were dried, kidneys were damaged and she slipped into the coma due to prolonged starvation.

Doctors declared her 'dead'.

Doctors declared her ‘dead’.

They claimed that she was brought dead to the hospital.

People called her 'bal tapasvi' and her procession as 'shobh yatra'.

People called her ‘bal tapasvi’ and her procession as ‘shobh yatra’.

600 people attended her funeral, hailing as 'bal tapasvi'.

Maharishi Ravinder Muniji of Jain community said,

Maharishi Ravinder Muniji of Jain community said,

"There should never be any element of force or coercion in tapasya or fasting. This was a tragedy and we must learn our lessons from it.".

Child right activists demanded complaint against kid's parents.

Child right activists demanded complaint against kid’s
parents.

Hope all get to learn a forceful message from this.

The sad video is here

Loved this? Spread it out then

comments Comment ()

Post as @guest useror
clear

clear
arrow_back

redo Pooja query_builder {{childComment.timeAgo}}

clear

clear
arrow_back

Be the first to comment on this story.

Report

close

Select you are Reporting

expand_more
  • +2351 Active user
Post as @guest useror

NSFW Content Ahead

To access this content, confirm your age by signing up.