Jain Festivals   Festivals    History of Festivals    Religious Festivals    Temple Festivals    Fairs or Melas    National Festivals    Regional Festivals    New Year Festivals
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to our Free E-Magazine on Festivals.
Learn More
Jimtrade.com : India Business to Business Directory
Business Directory of Indian Suppliers Manufacturers and Products from India.
India`s leading Yellow pages directory.
India`s leading Yellow pages directory.
Home > Religious Festivals > Jain Festivals
Jain Festivals
Dev Diwali Mahavir Jayanti
Jainism doesn`t have a single founder. The truth has been revealed at different times by a tirthankara, which means a teacher who `makes a ford` i.e. shows the way. Other religions call such a person a "prophet".

As great omniscient teachers, Tirthankaras accomplished the highest spiritual goal of existence and then taught others how to achieve it.

In what Jains call the "present age" there have been 24 tirthankaras - although there is little evidence for the existence of most of these.
More...
Hindu Festivals Muslim Festivals Christian Festivals
Sikh Festivals Buddhist Festivals Jain Festivals
Parsi Festivals Jews Festivals
Indianetzone.com | Home | Sitemap | Contact Us