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India’s Notable Jain Monk, Spiritual Leader Tarun Sagar Dies at 51

Muni Shri Tarun Sagar Ji Maharaj, the first Digambar Saint who is popularly known as the revolutionary Saint in the Jain community, walks as he blesses the devotees on his arrival in Ahmedabad on June 24, 2012. (Photo Credit: SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/GettyImages).

By: Radhakrishna N S

India’s well known Jain monk, orator, and spiritual leader, Tarun Sagar, 51, died on Saturday (01) following a prolonged illness at Radhapurihi’s Radhapuri Jain temple in Delhi, media reports said. The monk had been suffering from jaundice and other diseases which ultimately caused for his death at 03.00 AM IST. Earlier, he had admitted to a local hospital for treatment. Tarun Sagar had massive followers of his principles in the Jain and Hindu communities. His last rites are expected to be performed at Muradnagar in Uttar Pradesh later in the day. Following deteriorating health of the monk, he was admitted…

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