celebrate three main festivals-   Paryushana ,  Kartak vad amavas ( Mahaveerswami Nirvan ) and Diwali.
Paryushana:- Falls duing Chaturmas.Bhadarva  Sud  Pacham starts. 70 days is the period  of  Paryushana.


Svetamber  &  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.

Ancient 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.

Diwali :- 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.