Pujya Jinchandra Marasaheb

The holy trinity brotherhood team of three Jain Monks known as Pujya Bandhu Triputi Maharaj based in Tithal, Gujarat symbolizes the three Jewels of Jainism , Darshan (Faith), Gyan (Knowledge) and Charitra (Conduct).

The three monks, true followers of Jainism are blood brothers. This religious family has gifted nt only the three brothers to the Jain Monkhood Order but also their mother, father, sister and uncle. Though the family originated from Kutch, Gujarat, India, their field of work is the entire universe.

They were initiated into monkhood by the Great Jain Acharya Shri Prem Surishvarji Maharaj at a very young age over fifty years ago. Under the divine guidance of Param Pujya Acharya Premsurishvarji Maharaj, they commenced their studies of the Holy Jain Scriptures. Within a short period, the three young monk brothers excelled in all the various aspects and facets of Jainism, and were the shining Trinity Jewels of the Jain Sangh, and being recognized as Pujya Bandhu Triputi Maharaj. They are dedicated disciples of Lord Parshwanath Bhagwan, Mata Padmavati Devi and Mata Saraswati Devi.

For the past fifty years they have worked on purification of their souls as well as teaching and spreading the message of Jainism. They have travelled by foot throughout India to spread the message of social service.

His Holiness (Late) Shri Munichandraji Maharaj, the eldest was a great poet, writer and thinker. His beautiful collection of Gujerati Poems, songs and ghazals in “Hawa Ne Havale” and his wonderful book “Atma Vinze Pankh” are very popular.

His Holiness Shri Kirtichandraji Maharaj is a learned philosopher. Spiritualism and meditation are among his favorite interests. For the past 30 years he has been teaching meditation to all who are interested, guiding them to get in touch with their inner souls.

His Holiness Shri Jinchandrajoi Maharaj, the youngest, is a great orator. His powerful speeches penetrate the heart and soul of his audience. His audience is speelbound by his visionary thoughts coupled with his insight into Jain Principles.

Pujya Bandhu Triputi took a revolutionary and historical step of going abroad to support religious beliefs and spread the principles of Jainism to the thousands of Jain Families residing abroad. In their untiring quest to support Jain Faith, our rich and cultural heritage , they have travelled regularly to U.S.A., Canada, France, Switzerland, England, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Dubai, Kenya and Tanzania. They are warmly revered accepted & welcomed among Jains and Non-Jains alike.

They are based at the Shantiniketan Sadhana Kendra in Tithal, Valsad, Gujarat, India, a beautiful sea-side ashram, where they conduct regular shibirs. A Jain Temple dedicate to Parshvanath Bhagwan also adorens the ashram.