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72-year-old Jain woman saint dies after 7 days of fast for samadhi
short by Arshiya Chopra / on 09 Feb 2019,Saturday
A 72-year-old Jain woman saint attained sallekhana samadhi on Thursday evening, seven days after she began fasting unto death by renouncing food and water. Sri Sugunthanmathi Mathaji began fasting on February 1 at Arihanthagiri Digambar Jain Mutt in Tamil Nadu. Doctor pronounced her dead after due examination of the functioning of vital organs, an administrator of the Mutt said.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 02:50 pm on 09 Feb
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