Jainism is an ancient religion from India that teaches that the way to liberation and bliss is to live lives of harmlessness and renunciation. Jainism comes from the Sanskrit word “JINA” which means Spiritual victor. Mahavira is known as the founder of Jainism.The essence of Jainism is concern for the welfare of every being in the universe and for the health of the universe itself. Five vows of Jainism are Ahiṃsā (Non-violence)Satya (Truth)Asteya (Non-stealing) Brahmacharya (Chastity),Aparigraha (Non-possession) .
Jainism says that “all life is bound together by Mutual support and Interdependence”. Jain holidays and festivals largely revolve around important events (such as births and deaths) in the lives of the thirthnkaras, or saints. In this category, read more detailed version, Happy reading!
Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated by the Jain community to commemorate the birth of King Mahavir. Lord Mahavir, founder of Jainism is the 24th and last Tirthankara of Jainism. Also known […]
Diwali also known Deepawali is one of India’s biggest Festival .The word ‘Deepawali’ means rows of lighted lamps. It is a festival of lights and Hindus celebrate it with joy. Diwali is celebration of victory […]