Time: September 20, 2012 to September 29, 2012
Location: 52nd street kennady blvd west newyork, n.j. usa
Street: 52nd street usa
City/Town: west newyork
Website or Map: http://www.jainsamaj.org.in
Event Type: jain, anuval, vows, 10, day, fest
Organized By: shree c k p swamiji
Latest Activity: Sep 13, 2012
here we collect ten day jain fest matter
blessings to s sripalan,dr.amith prakash
om uttam kshamaadhi dasha dharmangaya namaha
chant 10 days for peacefull life
Let soul secure Samyaktva
Celebration or festivity is two kinds:
Permanent and current.
Current one is further classified into two viz., that
1) connected with any personality relating to a particular period
connected to any event for their remembrance.
Jayanti, Jannmaashtami are connected with one personality.
Based on the epic
stories such as Akshaya Trtiya, Holi, Rakshabandhan are
But permanent ones are neither connected with any personality or
event. It is
connected with Self – Soul. It is to understand and bring out
the sacred and
unique qualities of the soul, which is normally engulfed or
There is a limitation for all the
current festivities as infinite personalities
and event have come and gone
and the festivity connected with any one
personality or event ends with the
end of the half time cycle.
Permanent festivities are not based on any one personality or event. The Soul is
permanent and its qualities are also
When the potential of the soul is contemplated upon and one
attempts to bring
them out, that is permanent observance.
Dasalakshan Parva or Paryushana Parva and Ashtahnika are
Shri Dasalakshan Parva is ten characteristics or
dharma of the soul.
Supreme forbearance, Supreme modesty, Supreme
purity, Supreme truthfulness, Supreme
self-restraint, Supreme austerity, Supreme
non-attachment and Supreme celibacy.
Hence, the Paryushana festival is
observed by the Digambar Jains for 10 days;
each day dedicated to one virtue
or characteristics of the soul.
11th day is Kshamavani. Asking for
pardon from others by words or letters. This
erases the ill feelings that
might have erupted for any one on any other.
In reality, one has to seek
pardon from oneself since, by embracing mithyatva,
one has harmed one's
Special accent is given on Shri Dasalakshan Parva days to
reexamine the Soul and
take correctional steps.
observed thrice a year.
Between day 5th day (Panchami) and 14th
From lunar new moon day in Maargazhi (January) Chittirai
(April) and Purattasi