Mahavir Jayanti is considered to be one of the most auspicious events for Jain people and holds a lot of importance in their religious life. Mahavir Jayanti, which is also known as Mahavir Janma Kalyanak marks the birth of Lord Mahavir. Mahavir is the last Tirthankara of Kalyuga. Devotees of Lord Mahavir and his followers celebrate this festival by chanting prayers, offering Prasad and participating in chariot processions all over the country. Mahavir Jayanti 2017 falls on April 9, 2017, and people also make it a point to wish their friends and family. Disciples of the holy sage also forward messages and greetings wishing everyone a Happy Mahavir Jayanti on WhatApp, Facebook and other messaging platforms. GIF image messages of the Lord and his quotes are also shared on Facebook statuses. Mahavir Jayanti 2017: History & Significance of the Jain Festival, Teachings & Stories of Mahavir Swami.
Apart from these wishes, there are various rituals that revolve around the celebrations of Mahavir Jayanti. The idol of Lord Mahavir is bathed in milk, honey and water in a holy ritual called as abhisheka. Members of the Jain community also organise feasts where they serve food to the needy as well as the devotees of Mahavir. Mahavir was an advocate of non-violence and salvation. These teachings of one of the greatest saints in the planet, Lord Mahavir, are shared and spread on this auspicious day. As we all commemorate this holy day, here is a collection of best quotes, SMS, WhatsApp GIF image messages and Facebook statuses in both Hindi and English to share with your friends and family.
WhatsApp Reads: May Lord Vardhmaan Mahavir bless your life with knowledge. Happy Mahavir Jayanti!
WhatsApp Reads: Mahavir jinka naam hai, palithana jinka dham hai, Ahinsha jinka nara hai, aise thrishla nandan ko lakh pranam hamara hai.
WhatsApp Reads: May Lord Mahavir Bless you abundantly And fill your life with The virtue of truth Nonviolence & External compassion Happy Mahavir Jayanti.
WhatsApp Reads: Tu karta woh hai 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 hai! – Lord Mahavir. Happy Mahavir Jayanti!
WhatsApp Reads: Arihant ki boli, Siddhon ka saar, Acharyon ka path, Sadhuon ka sath, Ahinsa ka prachar, Mubarak ho aapko, Mahivar Jaynti ka tyohar!
WhatsApp Reads: 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!
WhatsApp Reads: I always ask Lord Mahavir to give you what you DESERVE, Not what you DESIRE. It is because your Desires may be few, but you DESERVE a LOT…! Happy Mahavir Jayanti!
WhatsApp Reads: Lets Pray for Peace and Harmony for all the humankind on this auspicious day! Happy Mahavir Jayanti!
WhatsApp Reads: The Best way to observe such auspicious occasion is to strive for peace and strengthening the bonds of brotherhood. Happy Mahavir Jayanti!
Mahavir Jayanti is a huge affair not just for the believers of Jainism but also for his followers in the country and all around the world. Lord Mahavir was one of the few philosophers who took the help of science to explain various attributes of life as well as nature. His five-fold principle for life which advocated non-violence, non-stealing, the virtue of celibacy, truth and non-possession attracted a lot of attention and impressed many. This fivefold theory of ‘Ahimsa’, ‘Asteya’, ‘Brahmacharya’, ‘Satya’ and ‘Aparigraha’ is one of the main reasons behind Lord Mahavir’s popularity and the widespread reach of his teachings. Here is wishing everyone a Happy Mahavir Jayanti!