Dharmanath Beej

Dharmanath Beej is a Jain festival celebrated on the second day of Magh Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2020, Dharmanath Beej date is January 26. Dharmanth Beej is celebrated every year to commemorate the initiation of Shri Dharmanth, the son of Shri Machindranath belonging to the Navnath community, by Shri Gorakshanath. Dharmanath was the […]

Rohini Vrat 2020 | Rohini Vrat Upvaas

Rohini Vrat is an auspicious Vrat in Jain community. Rohini Vrat is observed on Rihini Nakshatra in each month. Rohini is the fourth Nakshatra among 12 Nakshatras as per Hindu astrology and Jain calendar. Benefits of observing of Rohini Vrat It is mainly observed by women for the good health and long life of their husbands. Those […]

Jain Festivals Calendar 2018-2019

Here is the Calendar for Jain Festivals 2018-2019. Jain festivals occur on designated days of the year. Most of them are either related to life events of Tirthankara or they are performed with intention of purification of soul. There is a huge list of religious festivals in Jainism. Some of them are associated with five […]

Meru Trayodashi

Meru Trayodashi is a popular Jain festival. In 2018, Meru Trayodashi date is January 14, Sunday. This festival is celebrated to mark the Nirvana of the first Tirthankar of the Jain religious Rishabha Dev. It is believed that Shri Rishabh Dev got Nirvana on Ashtapad Mountain. Jains celebrate Meru Trayodashi with great pomp and gaiety. […]

Hindus greet Jains on Mahavir Jayanti 2011

Hindus have sent greetings to Jain communities worldwide for the upcoming Mahavir Jayanti, which falls on April 16, 2011. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, expressed warmest greetings on behalf of Hindu community on auspicious day of Mahavir Jayanti, wishing that it brought joy, happiness, blessings and cheer to all. […]