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Samvatsari and Daslakshana

September 1, 2022

Jainist festivals:

Known as the Festival of Forgiveness, Samvatsari is celebrated on the last day of Paryushana. On this day, Jains (Swetamber sect) offer and seek forgiveness for their actions committed knowingly or unknowingly.

Daslakshana is a ten-day festival celebrated by Jains (Digambara sect), honouring the ten cardinal virtues of the soul: forgiveness, humility, straight forwardness, contentment, truth, sensual restraint, austerities, charity, non-possessiveness, and celibacy.


Details from: https://www.faithvictoria.org.au/images/2022-multifaith-calendar.pdf


September 1, 2022