Mahavir Jayanti 2013 – Birth of Mahavira
Mahavir Jayanti is the most important festival in Jainism, celebrating birth of Mahavira, the last Tirthankara (human beings that achieve enlightenment and become spiritual leader). Mahavir Jayanti is a public holiday in India for Jain.
When is Mahavir Jayanti 2014?
Mahavir Jayanti 2014 falls on Sunday, 13 April 2014.
Mahavir Jayanti 2014 Celebration
During Mahavir Jayanti celebration, devotees and practitioners will go to Jain temple to pay respect, by bathing Mahavira statues, then proceed to offer prayers and meditate. Monks will lead special services and teach the virtuous path. Donations and other charitable acts are encouraged on this day.