Jain festivals: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Harsh Vardham launched “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign to celebrate pollution-free diwali
Published: August 18, 2017
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has launched the “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” campaign to celebrate pollution-free diwali. Diwali is an integral part of our rich tradition and a festival that embodies joy and happiness. In recent times, the pattern of celebration has changed somewhat and has got associated with ..
Paryushan in Jainism
Published: October 5, 2015
Paryushan is most important Jain festival which is celebrated in the months of August-September. It is also known as Pajjosavana. It means “abiding, coming together”. The followers take vows and observe fasts with intensity at par with monasticism. The date for the festival is assigned to be the Bhadra shukla chaturthi. It must be initiated ..