Monthly Jain Calendar

DATEEVENT / FESTIVALDAYS
24th MarchPALITANA BHAV YATRA1
15th AprilAYAMBIL9
24th AprilAYAMBIL PARNA1
31st AugustPARYUSHAN8
8th SeptemberPARNA1
15th SeptemberDHAJA DIN1
9th OctoberAYAMBIL9
18th OctoberAYAMBIL PARNA1
31st OctoberDIWALI DAY1
2nd NovemberNEW YEARS DAY – BESTU VARAS1
6th NovemberGYAAN PANCHAM1
15th NovemberKARTAKI POONAM – PALITANA PAT YATRA1

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For further information regarding Kalyanaks and Jain Festivals mentioned above, please see below. This will be updated during the month.

Namaskära Mahämantra Navkar Mantra | Daily Prayers & Reflections – Click Here

  • 01 June – Munisuvrata Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak plus story of Horse & Relevance of Jain Way of LifeClick Here
  • 03 to 09 June – Volunteers Week – Dedicated to Oshwal Volunteers – Past – Present – Future – Click Here
  • 04 & 05 June – Shantinath Bhagwan Janma & Nirvan (4 June), Diksha (5 June) Kalyanaks | Swadhyaya – Self Study – Click Here
    (Please also see article posted on 19 January 2024)
  • Shantinath Bhagwan Stavan with meaning (In Gujarati) – Click Here
  • 05 June – Jainenvironment – World Environment Day – Click Here
  • Jainenvironment – Let’s get fired up about our Environment! – Click Here
  • Jainism & Environment – Click Here
  • 08 June – Jainenvironment – World Ocean Day – Click Here
  • 10 to 16 Carers Week – Click Here
  • 11 June – Dharmanath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak & Jainism’s Four Passions – Click Here
    (Please also see articles posted on 25 January | 12 & 22 February 2024)
  • 15 June – Vasupujya Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak & The Purpose of Life – A Jainism Perspective – Click Here
  • 16 June – Father’s Day – Click Here
  • 17 June – Bakrid Karuna Nimitta Ayambil Tap – Click Here
  • Jiva Daya – Jain Compassion in Action Everyday – Click Here
  • Jiva Daya – Compassion in Action in the UK – Click Here
  • 19 & 20 June – Suparshvanath Bhagwan Janma & Diksha Kalyanaks | Art of Living – Click Here
    (Please also see article posted on 2-3 March 2024)
  • 22 June – Poonam – Bhav Siddhachal Yatra – Click Here

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Namaskära Mahämantra Navkar Mantra & Shri Shrutadevi Saraswati Stuti – Click Here

  • 03 May – Naminath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak – Click Here
  • 03 May – 20 Viharmans Bhagwans Janma Kalayanak & Jainism Today – Click Here
  • 03 May – Naminath Bhagwan (Nirvan Kalyanak) & Shree Simandhar Swami  (Janma Kalyanak) – (In Gujarati) – Click Here
  • 06 May – Anantnath Bhagwan Janma Kalyanak | Bob Marley Quotes – Click Here
  • 07 May – Anantnath Bhagwan Diksha & Kevaljnana Kalyanak | How to be a True Jain | Nav Tattva – Click Here
  • 07 May – Kunthunath Bhagwan Janma Kalyanak | Daily Reflections – Click Here
  • 07 May – Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti – Click Here
  • 10 May – Adinath Bhagwan & Significance of Akshaya Tritiya (Varshitap Parna)Click Here
  • 11 May – Jainism & Ego – World Ego Awareness Day – Click Here
  • 11 May – Abhinandan Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak – Click Here
  • 14 May – Dharmanath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak & Insightful Quotes – Click Here
  • 16 May – Abinandan Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak | Principal Features of Jainism | Asharan Bhavana | Anathi Muni & King Shrenik – Click Here
  • 16 May – Jainenvironment – Love a Tree Day – Click Here
  • 16 -17 May – Sumatinath Bhagwan Janma (16 May) & Diksha (17 May)  Kalyanaks  | Being Jain –  A Practice of Self -Discovery and Self-Mastery – Click Here
  • 18 May – Mahavirswami Kevaljnana Kalyanak – Click Here
  • 19 May – Jain Sashana Sthapana Day – Click Here
  • 20 May – Vimalnath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak | Interfaith – Buddhism – Jainism Comparison –  Click Here
  • 20 May – Jainenvironment – World Bee Day – Click Here
  • 20 to 26 May – National Vegatarian week – Jain Vegetarian Ethic – Click Here
  • 21 May – Ajitnath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak – Click Here
  • 21 May – World Meditation Day – Jain Meditation – Click Here
  • 23 May – Girnar Tirth 895th Salagiri Dhwaja Day – Click Here
  • 29 May – Shreyansanath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak | Science & Jain Darshan | Logassa Sutra – Click Here
  • 29 May – Shatrunjaya Tirth 493rd Salagiri Dhwaja Day – Click Here
  • 31 May – Munisuvrata Bhagwan Janma Kalyanak & Uvasagga-haram Stotra – Click Here

 


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For further information regarding Kalyanaks and Jain Festivals mentioned above, please see below. This will be updated during the month.

Namaskara Mahamantra Navkar Mantra – Click Here

  • 01 April – Varshitap Start Day – Click Here
  • 02 April – Adinath Bhagwan Janma & Diksha Kalyanaks – Click Here
  • 11 April – Kuntunath Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak & Inner Purity (Mann Shudhi) – Click Here
  • 13 April – Anantnath Nirvan Kalyanak & Nav Tattva – Click Here
  • 13 April – Sambhavnath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak & Anitya Bhavana – Click Here
    (Please also see article posted on 17 March 2024)
  • 13 April – Ajitnath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak & Ashtamangala Gahuli – Click Here
  • 15 April – Day 1 of Ayambil Oli – Arihant Pad – Click Here
  • 16 April – Day 2 of Ayambil Oli – Siddha Pad – Click Here
  • 17 April – Day 3 of Ayambil Oli – Acharya Pad – Click Here
  • Jain Avenue Special Issue – Jain Acharyas – Click Here
  • 17 April – Sumatinath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak & Ekatva Bhavana – Click Here
  • 18 April – Day 4 of Ayambil -Upadhyays Pad – Click Here
  • 19 April – Day 5 of Ayambil Oli – Sadhu (Sadhvi) Pad – Click Here
  • 19 April – Sumatinath  Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak | Leadership | Ekatva Bhavana – Click Here
  • 20 April – Day 6 of Ayambil Oli – Samyag Darshan Pad – Click Here
  • 21 April – Day 7 of Ayambil Oli – Samyag Gyan (Jnana) Pad – Click Here
  • 21 April – 20 Viharmans Bhagwans Kevaljnana Kalyanak – Click Here
  • 21 April – Mahavir Janma Kalyanak – Click Here
  • Mahavir – Daily Reflections – Click Here
  • 22 April – Jainenvironment – Earth Day – Click Here
  • 22 April – Day 8 of Ayambil Oli – Samyag Charitra – Click Here
  • 23 April – Day 9 of Ayambil Oli – Samyag Tap Pad – Click Here
  • 23 April – Chaitri Poonam – Bhav Siddhachal Yatra – Click Here
  • 23 April – Padmaprabhu Swami Kevaljnana Kalyanak | Four Gatis  & Sansar Bhavana – Click Here. (Please also see article posted on 1 February 2024)
  • 25 April – Kunthunath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak | Stavan & Explanation (in Gujarati) Re Inner Purity – Click Here
  • 26 April – Shitalnath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak | Samvara | The Inner Secret of Jainism – Click Here
  • 29 April – Kuntunath Bhagwan Diksha Kalyanak | Inner Purity – Click Here
  • 30 April – Shitalnath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak | Simplicity | Samvara – Click Here

Chaitra Maas – Shri Navpad Ayambil Oli – (Monday 15 April to Tuesday 23 April 2024)

  • Ayambil Oli Overview & Plus Lots More – Click Here

 


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For further information regarding Kalyanaks and Jain Festivals mentioned above, please see below. This will be updated during the month.

Namaskara Mahamantra Navkar Mantra – Click Here

  • 02 & 03 March  – Suparshvanath Bhagwan Kevaljnana & Nirvan Kalyanak | Anyatva Bhavana – Click Here
  • 3 March  – Chandraprabhu Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak | Jain Symbol – Click Here
  • 05 March  – Suvidhinath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak | Ashrav Bhavana – Click Here
  • 06 March  – Adinath Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak | Jain Aum – Click Here
  • 07 March – Munisuvratha Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak | Jain Prayers – Click Here
  • 07 & 08 March  – Shreyansanath Bhagwan Janma & Diksha Kalyanak |Nirjara Bhavana – Click Here
  • 09 & 10 March – Vasupujya Janma & Diksha Kalyanak | Insights | Dharma Durlabh Bhavana Click Here
  • 10 March – Mother’s Day – Click Here
  • 12 March – Aranath Chavan Kalyanak and Raag & Dwesh – Click Here
  • 12 March – 20 Viharmans Bhagwans Diksha Kalyanak and Pacchakhaan – Click Here
  • 13 March  – Mallinath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak & Generosity – Click Here
  • 17 March  – Sambhavnath Bhagwan Chavan Kalyanak | Anitya Bhavana | Parasparopagraho Jivanam – Click Here
  • 20 March – Internation Day of Happiness – Happiness & Jainism – Click Here
  • 21 March – World Poetry Day.  Jain Poets & Poetry – Click Here
    Rumi & ‘Seven Advices’ – Click Here
  • 22 March – Jainenvironment World Water Day including Water & Jainism – Click Here
  • 23 March – Jainenvironment Earth Hour – Click Here
  • 23 March – Siddhachal Chha Gau Yatra – Introduction – Click Here
    Siddhachal Chha Gau Yatra Article – Click Here
  • 24 March – Chaumasi Chaudas – Click Here
  • 21 March – Munisuvrata Diksha Kalyanak & Ten Yati Dharma – Click Here
  • 21 March – Mallinath Bhagwan Nirvan Kalyanak and Jain Philosophy – Click Here
  • 29 March – Parshavanath Bhagwan Chavan & Kevaljnana Kalyanaks and 12 Vows of a Layperson – Click Here
    (Please also see article posted on 6 -7 January 2024)
  • 30 March – Chandraprabhu Chavan Kalyanak | Ashuchi Bhavana | Soul – Click Here

 


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For further information regarding Kalyanaks and Jain Festivals mentioned above, please see below. This will be updated during the month.

Namaskara Mahamantra Navkar Mantra – Click Here

  • 01 February – Padmaprabhu Swami  Chavan Kalyanak & Sansar Bhavna – Click Here
  • 07 February  – Shitalnath Janma & Diksha Kalyanak & Samvara – Click Here
  • 08 February  – Adinath Nirvan Kalyanak & Ashtapad Tirth – Click Here
  • 08 February  – Meru Teras – Jain Festival – Click Here
  • 09 February  – Shreyansanth Kevaljnana Kalyanak (Posh Vad Amas) & Nirjara Bhavna – Click Here
  • 11 February  – Abhinandanswami Janma Kalyanak & 56 Dik-kumaris & 64 Indras Janma Kalyanak Ceremonies – Click Here
  • 11 February  – Vasupujyaswami Kevaljnana Kalyanak & ‘Thoughts for All Time – Click Here
  • 12 February  – Dharmanath Bhagwan Janma Kalyanak & Kashayas – Click Here
  • 12 & 13 February  – Vimalnath Bhagwan Janma & Diksha Kalyanak |  Ratnatraya – The Three Jewels of Jainism – Click Here
  • 17 February  – Random Act of Kindness Day – Click Here
  • 17 & 18 February  – Ajitnath Bhagwan Janma & Diksha Kalyanak |  Taranga Tirth – Click Here
  • 21 February  – International Mother Language Day – Click Here
  • 21 February  – Abhinandanswami Bhagwan Diksha Kalyanak | Asharan Bhavna – Click Here
  • 22 February  – Dharmanath Bhagwan Diksha Kalyanak |  Virtues & Values – Click Here

 

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For further information regarding Kalyanaks and Jain Festivals mentioned above, please see below. This will be updated during the month.

Namaskara Mahamantra Navkar Mantra – Click Here

  • 6/7 January – Parshvanath Bhagwan Janma & Diksha Kalyanak – Click Here
  • 8/9 January – Chandraprabhu Bhagwan Janma & Diksha Kalyanak and Ashuchi Bhavana – Click Here
  • 10 January – Shitalnath Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak & Samvara Bhavana – Click Here
  • 15 January – MLK Day.  Martin Luther King Jr & Ahimsa | M L King  (Two articles) – Click Here
  • 16 January – Vimalnath Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak & Bodhi Durlabh Bhavna – Click Here
  • 19 January – Shantinath Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak & Indriyas (Senses) – Click Here
  • 21 January – Ajitnath Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak & Dharma Dhyan – Click Here
  • 24 January – Abhinandanswami Kevaljnana Kalyanak & Asharan Bhavna – Click Here
  • 25 January – Dharmanath Bhagwan Kevaljnana Kalyanak & Kashayas (passions) – Click Here