Mahavir Jayanti Quotes in English

Mahavir Jayanti Quotes For Students

Mahavir Jayanti Quotes For Students, Children: Jainism, a religion that originated in India in 6-5 century BC (about 2600 years ago), was founded by Mahavira. His birth anniversary, celebrated as Mahavir Jayanti every year, is the main festival of the Jains.

The 24th and last in a line of preachers called Tirthankaras, Mahavira the teacher, as he was called, gave a concrete shape to ideas that had been voiced by the earlier saints. These ideas were a rebellion against the existing practices made popular by the priestly class of Hindus.

Mahavir Jayanti Quotes For Students, Children

  • There is no enemy out of your soul.The real enemies live inside yourself, they are anger, proud, curvedness, greed, attachments and hate. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • It is better to win over self than to win over a million enemies. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • The soul comes alone and goes alone, no one companies it and no one becomes its mate. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Can you hold a red-hot iron rod in your hand merely because some one wants you to do so? Then, will it be right on your part to ask others to do the same thing just to satisfy your desires? If you cannot tolerate infliction of pain on your body or mind by others’ words and actions, what right have you to do the same to others through your words and deeds? ~ Lord Mahavira
  • A living body is not merely an integration of limbs and flesh but it is the abode of the soul which potentially has perfect perception (Anant-darshana), perfect knowledge (Anant-jnana), perfect power (Anant-virya), and perfect bliss (Anant-sukha). ~ Lord Mahavira
  • The greatest mistake of a soul is non-recognition of its real self and can only be corrected by recognizing itself. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Silence and Self-control is non-violence. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Every soul is independent. None depends on another. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • There is no separate existence of God. Everybody can attain God-hood by making supreme efforts in the right direction. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Every soul is in itself absolutely omniscient and blissful. The bliss does not come from outside. ~ Lord Mahavir
  • Have compassion towards all living beings. Hatred leads destruction. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Respect for all living beings is non‑violence. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • All human beings are miserable due to their own faults, and they themselves can be happy by correcting these faults. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Non-violence is the highest religion. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • A man is seated on top of a tree in the midst of a burning forest. He sees all living beings perish. But he doesn’t realize that the same fate is soon to overtake him also. That man is fool. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Fight with yourself, why fight with external foes? He, who conquers himself through himself, will obtain happiness. ~ Lord Mahavira
  • Once when he sat (in meditation)… they cut his flesh… tore his hair… picked him up and… dropped him… the Venerable One bore the pain. ~ Acaranga Sutra

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