& Digamber have two different ways. Svetamber follows 8 days period
of festival of preaching, listening & engrossing . It ends
on the day of panchami. Samvatsari Pratikraman is
recital of kalpasutra. 5 th
day is celebrated as Mahaveer
Jayanti. Digambar starts from the day of Panchami & carry on
recital of parthsutra. Anant Chaturdarshi
is the last day.
term for Paryushana is Pajjo - Savana.
Mahavir Jayanti:- Birthday of Bhagwan Mahavir is celebrated
as Mahavir Jayanti. Bhagwan Mahavir was born on the 13th day of month
Chaitra. This day is celebrated across
the country with penance, sadhana, prayers and blissful feelings.
:- Aso vad Amas which is the last month of Jain year was the great
day of Mahavir Swami Nirvana. This
was a day when he attained liberation. This day is observed with fastings, prayers
and going to pilgrimage.