Mahavir Jayanti 2023: 5 Do’s And Don’ts To Follow On This Auspicious Jain Festival

The yearly celebration of Mahavir Jayanti honours Lord Mahavir, the last and 24th Tirthankara of the Jain religion.

Lord Mahavir's teachings are based on the possibility of peacefulness, or ahimsa, and nonviolence, which has been a central norm of Jainism.

Fasting is an important component of Mahavir Jayanti. To demonstrate their devotion and seek Lord Mahavir's blessings, devotees refrain from food and water.

Fasting is an important component of Mahavir Jayanti. To demonstrate their devotion and seek Lord Mahavir's blessings, devotees refrain from food and water.

During the Mahavir Jayanti holiday, Jainism forbids the consumption of non-vegetarian foods such as meat, fish, and eggs.