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In pictures: A glimpse of Mahavir Jayanti celebrations across the country

A nationwide tribute to Lord Mahavira's legacy: from Ranchi to Delhi, Surat to Patna, Jain devotees unite in spreading peace and harmony

Our Web Desk Published 21.04.24, 03:31 PM
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Jain devotees perform 'abhishek' of Lord Mahavir on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Mahavir Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir, the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers to Lord Mahavira during inauguration of the 2550th Bhagwan Mahavir Nirvan Mahotsav at Bharat Mandapam, in New Delhi. "Lord Mahavir's message of peace, restraint and harmony are an inspiration for the country in building a 'Viksit Bharat'," Modi said.

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Jain community members take part in a religious procession on the Mahavir Jayanti, in Patna. The idol of Mahavira is carried out on a chariot, in a procession called rath yatra.  

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Jain devotees distribute 'Laddoo' on Mahavir Jayanti, in Surat.  During the day, most members of the Jain community engage in some sort of charitable act, prayers, pujas, and vratas.  

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Artists perform during inauguration of the 2550th Bhagwan Mahavir Nirvan Mahotsav at Bharat Mandapam, in New Delhi.

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