Mahavir Jayanti serves to be one of the biggest festivals of the Jains. The festival is widely celebrated all across the globe wherever there is the presence of Jain communities. The festival is indeed celebrated on the occasion of birth of the popular Vardhaman Mahavira who was the founder of Jainism.
So, during the day, there is huge cradle procession and celebration of the day that is considered to be highly auspicious. Mahavir Jayanti is in fact celebrated in prayer. It falls on 13th day of Chaitra month as per the Hindu calendar.
The important shrines like Palitana and Girnar in Gujarat, Pawapuri in Bihar, Parasnath Temple in Kolkata and Sri Mahavirji, Rajasthan host grand and amazing celebrations on this day in order to mark the festival of Mahavir Jayanti.
Mahavir Jayanti 2012 falls on 5th April. People will be seen celebrating the occasion with much gaiety and happiness. More so, the Jain communities and organizations arrange free food and drinks for the passerby and poor.
Mahavir was in fact born in 7th C BC and so his birth is widely celebrated with fervor at the Jain temples all across. The temples and shrines and beautifully decorated with flags and other materials for this occasion and so on the festival, Mahavir’s idol is given the ritual bath, then ensconced in cradle in the procession.
People also celebrate this day by sending Mahavir Jayanti SMS & greetings to the near and dear ones. By sending these messages, people show their deep rooted love towards Mahavir and so wish good luck to others.
Some of the popular Mahavir Jayanti SMS & greetings that can be sent to the loved ones include the following. You can send them through mobile phones or email and enjoy celebrating the festival.
Mahavir Jayanti SMS
Tu karta woh he jo tu chahta hai
Par hota he woh jo me chahta hu
Tu woh kar jo me chahta hu
Fir wo hoga jo tu chahta ha
Happy Mahavir Jayanti 2011
Lets Pray for Peace and Hormony for all the humandkind on this auspicious day
Happy Mahavir Jayanti
May Lord Mahavir
Bless you abundantly
And fill your life with
The virtue of truth
Non violence &
Happy Mahavir Jayanti
The Best way to observe such auspicious occasion is to strive 4 peace and strengthening the bonds of brotherhood. Happy Mahavir Jayanti.
Little keys can open big locks.
Simple words can express great thoughts.
I hope my simple pray can make your life great
Happy Mahavir Jayanti!