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Paryushana-parva begins

August 17

Paryushana-parva begins
(Ends August 23) The holiest period of the year for the ascetic Shvetambara sect. This 8 day period, concluding on Samvatsari, is a time of dedication to Jain ideals through fasting, worship of the Jina, and reading the life-story of Lord Mahavira from the Kalpasutra.

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August 17
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Respect, Diversity, & Inclusion Department
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