Mahavir Jayanti The Birthday Celebration of Mahavir:
Mahavir Jayanti celebrates the birth of Mahavir. In Jain religion Mahavir Jayanti is called as Mahavir Janma Kalyanak. It is the most important religious holiday of jain dharma. The holiday occurs either in March or April. Mahavir is also known as
Vardhamana. Mahavir taught the world the essence of ‘Unity of Life’. Mahavir was born on the thirteenth day of Chaitra. Mahavir was the son of King Siddhartha and Queen Trishala. Local statues of Mahavir are given a traditional bath called the abhisheka.
Many Jains are busy in some charitable on these day, in the name of Mahavir. Some people visit to temples to think and offer prayers. Lectures are said in temples to speak the path of good value was given by Jain principle. Donations are collected to help the cows, saving cows from killing and helping the poor people.
Senior citizen people give blessings that Lord Mahavir will brings peace, happiness to younger. The devotees make donates milk, rice, and fruit. The day ends at the temple or common place where people think and pray.
Jains celebrate Mahavir Jayanti in a colorful way by decorating the Jain temples with flags and offering food to the poor people. The government offices and most businesses are closed; people have a day off work. People send Mahavir Jayanti messages on this lucky occasion.
Mahavir Jayanti Date In Year 2014:
At various websites Interesting Mahavir Jayanti greetings cards are also available. On 2014, April 13 Mahavir Jayanti will be celebrated.