Paryushan Parva is the ruler of all celebrations for the entire Jain people group living over the globe. In this manner, it is otherwise called Parva Dhiraj. Each Jain attempts to follow the essential standards of Jainism during this celebration, which are:
These are the three most fundamentals for achieving freedom and Nirvana. We can without much of a stretch comprehend the word Paryushan by breaking it into two sections: Pari intends to remember yourself and Vasan implies at a spot; Overall it intends to know yourself or recall yourself at a spot in your soul.
WHAT IS PARYUSHAN?
Paryushan is the ideal opportunity for making up and cleaning the soil, which is as karma gathered on our spirit. The celebration represents the festival of otherworldly mindfulness and is one of the most significant yearly celebrations of Jain religion. The celebration keeps going for eight days. Consistently this celebration of Paryushan begins on Shravan Vad twelfth or thirteenth and finishes on Bhadarva sud fourth or fifth (late August – September)
WHY PARYUSHAN IS CELEBRATED?
This celebration gives everybody a possibility for self-examination and profound contemplation. It likewise advises us that life’s possible and principle point isn’t the quest for realism yet to accomplish the territory of Nirvana. Paryushan represents the absolute most significant practices like:
Participating in self-restraint (Sanyam)
Incomplete or complete fasting Penance (Tapah)
Investigation of Scriptures (Swadhyaya)
HOW IS PARYUSHAN CELEBRATED?
During Paryushan, Jains study strict books and sacred texts which depend on standards of Jainism. Pratikraman is additionally performed by numerous Jains during the celebration. The word Pratikraman is produced using the blend of two words, Pra significance return, and atikraman meaning infringement. Truly, it implies coming back from the infringement.
During the Paryushan days, beneath referenced are the five basic things Jains attempt to watch:-
SADHARMIK VATSALYA: It implies the government assistance of the other individual Jainis.
AMARI PRAVARTAN: Following ahimsa or peacefulness is additionally one of the significant parts of this celebration.
ATTHAMA TAP: Fasting for quite a long time is additionally considered as one of the significant angles. Individuals likewise practice ayambils which implies one dinner of boring food, during the entire day.
Different types of taps are:
Ekashana: Eating just once every day
Byasana: Eating two times per day.
CHAITYA PARIPATI: It includes a day by day visits to sanctuaries, the journey to sacred spots, offering appreciation and dedication to the Lord Mahavira through love, petitions, and reflection.
KSHAMAPANA: It is one of the most noteworthy pieces of commending this celebration. Kshamapana implies pardoning. It includes requesting pardoning from all the individuals whom we may have harmed before or present life. It likewise incorporates pardoning the individuals who have harmed us and excuse them for their deficiencies and shortcomings.
SAMVATSARI: The most recent day of this 8-day long celebration is Samvatsari, and it is the most significant of all. Most Jains attempt to have a quick and get together to play out the Pratikraman. This is likewise the day where everybody requests to ‘Forgive and forget’ – Tass Michami Dukkaram.
Paryushan isn’t only a celebration to cheer and celebrate; rather, it is a ‘Parva’ in which all Jains attempt to train themselves. Individuals attempt to live with the most extreme straightforwardness and attempt to purge everything, from food to garments and musings to deeds. Jainis don’t eat underground beets and roots. Suppers are maintained a strategic distance from after dusk. Individuals additionally do Vaas and Upwasa to cleanse their spirits and body.
Shockingly, the terrible news is this celebration of virtue is these days taken as a weight by new ages. They possibly accept it as a weight when they need to follow numerous guidelines. They don’t comprehend the establishment behind watching this celebration. All things considered, the masters and marasas are attempting to revamp the confidence in the religion like it was utilized to be in the more established days.