Wishing you all a very happy Diwali & Prosperous Vira Nirvana Samvat 2545.
06. Punishment For Insulting The Idol Of God (True Divine)
PUNISHMENT FOR INSULTING THE IDOL OF A GOD (TRUE DIVINE)
once upon a time Queen Kankodari,who was proud of being the Emperoress got angry with her step queen. She got a Jain idol brought from the temple of her step queen and threw it out in the open. On the advice of Aryika Sanyam Shree the queen got back the idol from outside and again consecrated it in the temple. The queen thereafter worshipped the idol in many ways and observed punishment vows.
The queen in her next birth became Anjana, the wife of Pawan. Because of her act of sin, she was separated from her husband for 22 years and suffered a lot of miseries. Dear children! You should never insult a Jain idol by heart, words or deeds.