DIPWALI

Festival of light .दिव्यांचा उत्सव It is celebration of Mahavir Bhagwan Nirvana (Moksha) भगवान महावीर
Liberation of soul- 2547 years ago
It is celebration of enlightenment of Gautam Swami Kevalgyan Supreme Knowledge of Moksha Marg
"Ahimsa permodharmha"

                    History (prathmaniyog)

From most ancient religions of the world Comes Jain Dharma , religion of Humanity compassion with cardinal principle of Ahimsa Mahavir Bhagwan was the 24th Thirthankara
On the 26th of April 557BC. (Vaishaka su10th)Mahavir Bhagwan achieved kevalgyan (enlightenment) under Sala 🌲 on the bank of Rjukula River outside of the town of Jrmbhikagram. He Vihar (walked) across aghad(Bihar zarkhand uttar pradesh ) Kaligana(orrisa) sending themessage of Moksha Marg, Ahimsa through Diwyadhawni(sermons)
After 29 years 3 months and 21 days he arrived in PAVA Nagar (town) of King Hastipala. On the 13th Kartika(kri.) 527BC in early the morning, Arhat Bhagwan gave his last sermon to mankind and all beings.His disciples,Gautam Swami ,Sudharma, Jambu Swami along with many Munis Arhika Shravkas and kings from various regions were present. He left Samosharan for his final Shukla Dhyana to shed his yoga and four Aghati karma to lead Moksha.Vikal Kevali.This day is celebrated as Dhan - Dyan tredas. On the 14th  kartic(kri.) continue his Shukla Dhyana on the banks of beautiful Lake at PavaNagar 
15th Kartic-Amavasya late night/early morning Arhat Bhagwan shed his yoga and his four aghati karmas achieved Nirvana Moksha 
The dark sky  Brightened Lighten 
 Prabhu Arihant became Siddha

                This Dipwali 

 On the 1st  kartic Pratipda Gautam Swami achived kevalgyan- supreme knowledge  achived that he passed on today inJinvani 12 Anga-14 Purva  "Dwashanga  Jinawani". 
Celebration of supreme knowledge 
       
   On this is day all Muni, Shravaka
Kings came at Lake  where Bhagan Mahavir achived Moksha and cebrated Nirvana with rowes of lights

   Started year " Veer Sanvat.". 

This is celebration Diwali and New year

This year will be 2547 Veer Sanvat.

On this auspicious occasion of Mahavir Bhagwan Nirvana, we should we do

1) On Dhayan trevadas 13th kartic(k)  Arihant puja. Dharma Dhyana and give Dhan  Dan. ,help needy  

2) On 14th do. Mahavir puja with Panchkalyank. DharmaDhyan

3) On 15th the Amavasya Nirvana  dayNirvan kand. Rembering all those achived Nirvana Showed us path of Purification Moksha Marga 

4) On the 1st kartic shudha Pratipda 
New year  Veer Sanvat 2547
Mahavir puja,
Gautam Swami puja
Jinvani Sarswati puja
Rembering all Anga. Purva
And Kevali to Shrtut kevali
This year let us celebrate this most auspicious occasion of Mahavir Nirvana with non attachment Dana, Dharma Dhyana  Bhav, Dravya  Nirvan puja 
and vow to fallow path of Mahavir Bhagwan  with Ratantraya,  and DashDharma .

References

1  The jainpah of purification
Padmanabha Jaini
 2 Jain Sanskruti and Diwali  (Sanmati)
Br. Dr.Swamprabha Patil Nov.1918
3)Mahavira and his philosophy of life
Dr.Kamal Chand Sogani
4)Thirtankara Mahavira and Sarvodaya Tirt
Dr.Hukamchand Bharill
5)Purna arghya
Pandita. Sumatibai Shah

Dr vijaykumar Phade ( USA )
 
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