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PM Modi to Inaugurate 2550th Mahavir Nirvan Mahotsav on Mahavir Jayanti

This significant event will be graced by the Prime Minister's presence, as he undertakes the ceremonial release of a commemorative stamp and coin, followed by an address to the attendees.

By: Team Pardaphash  Pardaphash Group
PM Modi to Inaugurate 2550th Mahavir Nirvan Mahotsav on Mahavir Jayanti

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the ‘2550th Bagwan Mahaveer Nirvan Mahotsav’ today, April 21, on the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti. The event, set to commence at 10 AM at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi, holds significance as it marks the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir, the 24th Tirthankar of Jainism.

Commencement and Highlights

The ceremony will commence with the Prime Minister releasing a commemorative stamp and coin, symbolizing reverence towards the profound teachings of Lord Mahavir. Subsequently, PM Modi will address the gathering, emphasizing the timeless relevance of Mahavir’s teachings in fostering peaceful coexistence and universal brotherhood.

Mahavir’s Timeless Teachings

Lord Mahavir illuminated the path of spiritual enlightenment through the principles of Jainism, advocating Ahimsa (Non-Violence), Sata (Truthfulness), Asteya (Non-Stealing), Brahmacharya (Chastity), and Aparigraha (Non-attachment). His teachings continue to inspire millions worldwide to lead a life rooted in compassion, integrity, and self-discipline.

Significance of Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti holds profound significance in Jainism, commemorating the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir. Observed with deep reverence by millions of Jains globally, the festival serves as a reminder of Mahavir’s noble life and his pursuit of spiritual enlightenment. Today, as we celebrate Mahavir Jayanti, we honor the enduring legacy of a spiritual luminary who dedicated his life to the pursuit of truth and compassion.

Cultural Celebrations and Commemoration

To mark this auspicious occasion, a cultural program has been organized at Bharat Mandapam, with esteemed Saints from the Jain community gracing the event. The program aims to celebrate the life and teachings of Lord Mahavir, reinforcing the values of peace, harmony, and righteousness advocated by him.

Legacy of Lord Mahavir

Born in 599 BCE in Vaishali, Lord Mahavir, originally named Vardhamana, renounced his princely status at the age of 30 to embark on a spiritual quest. His teachings continue to resonate through the ages, guiding humanity towards enlightenment and liberation from the cycle of birth and death.

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