Mahavir Jayanti 2018 would be celebrated by the people on 29th March, today. As per the Hindi calendar, Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated every year on 13th day of the month of Chaitra, however as per the English calendar, it is celebrated in the month of March or April (date and month varies every year). Moreover, Mahavir Jayanti is specially celebrated every year by the people of Jain religion and other religious people as well to commemorate the birth anniversary of the great sage, Mahavir (also known as Vardhamana).
Although, The greatest mistake of a soul is non-recognition of its real self and can only be corrected by recognizing the self. There is no separate existence of God. Further, It is better to win over the self than to win over a million enemies. So there is no separate existence of God.. Everybody can attain God-hood by making supreme efforts in the right direction.
Greetings on Mahavir Jayanti.
Bhagwan Mahavir’s message of peace, non-violence and harmony is a source of great inspiration for us. pic.twitter.com/LnLLtXiv3A
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 29, 2018
A living body is not merely an integration of limbs and flesh but it is the abode of the soul which potentially has perfect perception, perfect knowledge, perfect power and perfect bliss. Just as a threaded needle is secure from being lost, in the same way a person given to self-study cannot be lost.
He was born on 13th day in the Chaitra month in the Shukla Paksha during the 540 BCE. at the Kundalagrama, Vaishali district, Bihar. That’s why Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated every year on 13th day in the Chaitra month with great enthusiasm and joy. It is the most significant and ritual celebration for the people in Jainism. It has been declared as the gazetted holiday all over India when all the government offices and educational institutions become closed..