Mahavir Jayanti 2021: The main festival of Jainism is Mahavir Jayanti today i.e. on 25 April 2021. It is being celebrated with great gaiety all over the country today. Mahavir Swami is the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism. Before this, there have been 23 Tirthankaras in Jainism. Rishabha Dev is the first Tirthankara of Jainism.
According to Jain scripture, Mahavir Jayanti is the biggest festival of Jainism. Lord Mahavira was born about two and a half thousand years ago, in 599 years before the Trayodashi of the Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month, in the Kshatriya Kundalpur of the republic of Vaishali with King Siddhartha and Queen Trishala. His childhood name was Vardhaman
He left home and family for autobiography and world welfare at the age of 30 and 30, after renouncing worldly fascination, Maya and Raj Vaibhav and taking sanyas. According to the holy books of Jainism, on the tenth day of Vaishakh, he reached a city called Paava near Patna, where he received ‘Kaivalya’. After that Vardhman was named Mahavir.
how Celebrated Caste is Mahavir Jubilee
On the day of Mahavir Jayanti, Jain Dharmavalambi gets up early in the morning and takes out a Prabhat Pheri. They take out a procession with a carriage by taking the idol of Mahavir Swami on the palanquin. However, this time due to the outbreak of Corona epidemic, the procession was not removed. After this, Mahavir Swami’s Jalabhishek is done with gold and silver urn and flag is offered on the peaks.
Jain religion Of Five Element
Mahavir Swamy told the Jains to follow the five nigras in life, which is called the principle of Panch Sheel. Which are as follows.
- Ahimsa (renunciation of violence)
- Truth (Truth)
- Asthe (not stealing)
- Indigestion (not earning)
- Brahmacharya (time in life)