Mahavir Jayanti 2023: When is Mahavir Jayanti? Know how Lord Mahavir became from Vardhaman

Mahavir Jayanti 2023: When is Mahavir Jayanti?  Know how Lord Mahavir became from Vardhaman

Mahavir Jayanti 2023: Every year Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated on the Trayodashi date of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. On this day people of Jainism celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankar. It is said that Lord Mahavir was born around 599 BC in the Raj Gharana of Kundalpur in Bihar. His childhood name was Vardhaman. At the age of 30, he renounced the throne and adopted sannyas and walked on the path of spirituality. Let us know when Mahavir Jayanti will be celebrated this year, what is the principle of Lord Mahavir and the importance of this day.

Mahavir Jayanti 2023 Date

How is worship done on Mahavir Jayanti?

Jainism believes that after 12 years of harsh silent penance, Lord Mahavira conquered his senses, being fierce, fearless, tolerant and non-violent, he was named Mahavira. At the age of 72, he attained salvation from Pawapuri. On the day of Mahavir Jayanti, people of Jain religion take out Prabhatferi, rituals, procession and then gold and silver urns of Mahavir ji’s idol are anointed. During this, the Guru of the Jain sect tells the teachings of Lord Mahavir and learns to follow them.

These are the Five Lessons of Lord Mahavir

Bhagwan Mahavir Swami, who adopted the path of spirituality leaving the royal chic, did the work of taking the entire human race from darkness to light throughout his life. Mahavir Swami had told 5 main principles, which are called Panchsheel Siddhanta. in

  1. true
  2. nonviolence
  3. Asteya means not stealing
  4. Aparigraha means non-attachment to subjects and objects
  5. observing celibacy.

Those who follow these five principles of Lord Mahavira attain salvation.

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Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on beliefs and information only. It is important to mention here that does not confirm any kind of recognition, information. Please seek expert advice before acting on any information or assumptions. 

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