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Mahavir Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

Mahavir Jayanti: Jain Culture & Traditions

Founded in the 6th century BC, Jainism is one of the most significant religions of the world. The foundation and formation of the religion rested on twenty-four prophets (Tirthankaras) who arrived in the world to deliver the message of peace and tolerance to the people of the world and show the path of spiritual liberation to the vast majority blinded …

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Mahavir Jayanti Celebration: Jain Culture & Traditions

Mahavir Jayanti Celebration: Jain Culture & Traditions

Mahavir Jayanti is the most auspicious day for the followers of Jainism and particularly the Digambars. On Mahavir Jayanti, Jain temples are decorated with flags. In the morning the idol of Mahavira is given a ceremonial bath called the ‘Abhishek’. It is then placed in a cradle and carried in a procession around the neighborhood. The devotees make offerings of …

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Mahavir Jayanti Images

Mahavir Jayanti Images

Mahavir Jayanti marks the birthday of Lord Mahavira, Sanmati or Vardhamana who founded Jain religion. He always followed the life of peace and teaches non violence, salvation and inhibited killing to his preachers. It is celebrated in the month of March or April in India. His five fold paths are Satya, Brahmacharya, Ahimsa, Aparigraha and Asteya. On this day, flags …

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Mahavir Jayanti Coloring Pages

Mahavir Jayanti Coloring Pages

Mahavir Jayanti Coloring Pages: Lord Mahavira or just Mahavir is widely revered as the remover of obstacles. As the god of auspicious beginnings, he is honoured at the start of rituals and ceremonies. Click on any image you like to enlarge it. You can download this image and print it for coloring! This coloring page is a part of a …

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Indian Festivals

With at least seven major faiths and a large agricultural population, India seems to celebrate one festival or another every day in the year. In addition, each seasonal change – such as the coming of spring, the monsoon and the harvests – is celebrated. Yet another factor here is the strength of the bonds of familial affection and concern. Festivals …

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