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Remembering Lord Mahavir on Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir Jayanti the most important holiday in the Jain calendar celebrates the birth of Mahavira, also known as Vardhamana, the founder of the Jain religion and the last in the galaxy of 24 Teerthankaras (Jain Prophets). Born in Vaishali on the 13th day of the rising moon of Chaitra, to Siddhartha and Trisala, there is a [...]