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A CHRONOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION OF SHRIMAD RAJCHANDRAJI'S LIFE
A.D Events
1867 Born on 9th November, on the auspicious day of kartik purnima, V.S. 1924, at Vavania.
1875
  • Attained jatismaranjnan (recollection of past lives) on witnessing a burning pyre, at the age of 7 years.
  • Started formal education at school, where He showed extraordinary grasping power and memory.
Age 7
1881 Studied various scriptures and treatises on dispassion, philosophy.
1884 Authored Mokshmala, a text expounding on the profound principles of Jainism, in only three days, at the age of 16 years and 5 months.
Age 16
1886 Composed Bhavnabodh, a small booklet inspiring the seeker to cultivate twelve specific sentiments leading to detachment from the material world.
1887 Performed the staggering feat of shatavadhan, (being attentive to a hundred objects and activities at one time) at Mumbai.
Age 19
1888
  • Tied the nuptial knot with Jhabakben on maha sud 12, V.S. 1944, at Morbi.
  • Shri Juthabhai's first meeting with Shrimadji.
1889 Commenced jewellery business in partnership with Shri Revashankarbhai, in Mumbai.
1890
  • Shri Ambalalbhai, Shri Sobhagbhai and Shri Lalluji Muni
    met Him for the first time.
  • Shri Juthabhai passed away.
  • Divine experience of shuddh samyak darshan
    (right self-perception) in V.S. 1947.
1891 First meeting with Mahatma Gandhi.
Age 23
Age 24
1896
  • Spiritual retreats at Kavitha, Ralaj, Vadva, Khambhat
    and Anand.
  • On aso vad ekam, V.S. 1952, composed His magnum opus –
    Shri Atmasiddhi Shastra, embodying the quintessence of all the
    scriptures, in one sitting of about 1½ to 2 hours, at Nadiad.
  • Wrote His famous poetic composition, 'Apurva Avsar' expressing
    His desire for total renunciation.
1897 Shri Sobhagbhai left his mortal body.
1898 Intense spiritual practices in the forests of Kavitha, Vaso, Uttarsanda, Kheda.
1899 In solitude in Idar.
1900
  • Severe deterioration in health.
  • Visited Dharampur, Ahmedabad, Viramgam, Vavania, Morbi
    and Wadhwan Camp.
1901 Left His mortal body on chaitra vad pancham, V.S. 1957 (9th April, 1901), at the young age of 33 years and 5 months, in Rajkot, in a state of awareness and equanimity.
Age 32