Yesterday was day 8 of Paryushan and Day 1 of Das Lakshan MahaParva. Most followers of Jain path do one or the other. A few years ago, I decided that I will do both. I think of one as the extension of the other. With one, I get structure and with the other, I get … Continue reading Paryushan Diaries: Day 8
“Ba, I met Veer at school today and he was talking about Pary…um….shan starting. What is Pary…shan?” “Nihir beta, Veer was talking about Paryushan. પ is for Paryushan. And according to Sanskrit grammar the underlying idea of the festival and its interpretation is given below: “Parismantadushayante dhante karmani yasimannasau paryushnm” a.k.a. the celebration through which … Continue reading Paryushan MahaParva, what is?