Jains celebrate Ananta Chaturdashi at Dimapur

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Dimapur, September 12: Digamber Jains of Dimapur celebrated the Salvation Anniversary of 12th Lord Vasupujya Nath Tirthankara today on the day of Ananta Chaturdashi with a procession surrounding Jain Temple, Dimapur.
Today is the culmination of celebration of 10 Dharmas i.e. Forgiveness, Humility, Simplicity, Inner-Healing, Limitations, Truth, Meditation, Sacrifice, Detachment & Celibacy which every Jain should imbibe as far as possible in this holy month in particular.
Following Jains in Dimapur have fasted completely (water once a day): 2 monks- 32 days, 9 Jains for 16 days , 25 Jains for 10 days & many more for 5, 3 days for World Peace, besides hundreds fasting for a day. 105 Vindhyashri Mataji & 105 Vidwatmati Mataji are continuing their 32 days fasting, which will culminate on September 17 with Mahaparana at S D Jain Hr. Sec. School
All Digamber Jains will be celebrating this Sunday (September 15) as Forgiveness Day across the world.
(Page News Service)