Posh Dashami Festival and Posh Dashami Rituals –

Posh dashami festival is very holy festival of the peoples of Jain community in India. On this day of posh dashami many people worship to god parshva nath. Posh dashami festival is celebrated in the month of the magshar vadi 9,10 and 11. Posh dashami festival is very important festival according to the Jainism followers. Many people observed the lot of fasts (varta) for ten years and ten months. Posh dashami is the birth kalyanaka of parshvanth.

Posh Dashami festival is celebrated in the month of magshar and this festival is celebrated on the three days of the (Hindi) magshar month. So Posh Dashami festival is important to gain peace and the feelings of meditation in life.

The Rituals of Posh Dashami are following: –

Posh Dashami Festival is the birth kalyanaka of Parshvanath. People worship Shri Parshva Nath for 3 days in the Hindi month of Magshar. Posh Dashami Festival fasts are observed for ten years and ten months. In the Posh dashami festival some people observe have to varta (fast). It means taking lunch once in that day. It can be done with three days fasts or Ambles if it is possible.

Besides twelve swastikas, twelve Khamasanas, Kayotsarga of twelve Logassa and twenty Navakarvalis of “Aum Rhim Shrim Shankheshwara Parshvanathaya Namh” Pad are done on this day and worship is also done by many people. These types of rites were done by surdatt in past time. The person who performs this Penance can get happiness and different types of Wealth, which help them to gain the ultimate happiness of Moksha.

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