Mahavir Jayanti is an important religious festival celebrated by the Jain community

It marks the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir, the 24th and last Tirthankara of the Jains

The festival is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm across India and other countries with a significant Jain population

Mahavir Jayanti falls on the 13th day of the waxing moon in the Hindu month of Chaitra, usually between March and April

The day is observed by Jains through prayers, offerings, and processions

Jains fast on this day and engage in acts of charity and kindness.

Mahavir Jayanti is a symbol of non-violence, compassion, and spiritual enlightenment

The teachings of Lord Mahavir continue to inspire millions of people around the world

Mahavir Jayanti also marks the start of the Jain New Year

The festival highlights the importance of living a simple and ethical life