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Mahavir Jayanti Quotes, Wishes, History, Significance of Occasion Celebrating Birth of Lord Mahavir



Mahaveer Jayanti

Mahavir was born on the 13th day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Chaitra in 599 BC. Hence the followers of Jainism celebrate Mahavir Jayanti on this date, and this method is celebrated on 14th April. Mahavira is considered the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism. His childhood name was Vardhman. We will tell you about some special things related to the life of Mahavir.

When Mahavir Jayanti Celebrated?

According to the Panchang, this day is celebrated on the Trayodashi of Shukla Paksha, falling in the month of Chaitra. It is believed in Sanatan Dharma that he was born on this day. 

This festival falls in March or April, and it is celebrated as the birth of Lord Mahavir. On this day, a procession is taken out to please Mahavirji, worshipping him.

History of Mahavir Jayanti

Mahavir was born in a Kshatriya royal family. His father’s name was Siddhartha, and his mother’s name was Priyakarini. He renounced the extended life of the palace in his thirties. After that, he went on the path of spiritual training. 

He conquered all desires and diseases with his intense meditation. Later they started calling Vardhaman Mahavir. But his journey does not stop here. He contributed to the eradication of malpractices and superstitions in society.

Mahavira has three basic principles. It includes the first of non-violence and truth and the third of many virtues. These three principles represent the art of living. Not only who can achieve this, happiness and peace by following them in today’s stressful life. Mahavira’s non-violence is not only concerned with the body or the outside, and it is also related to the mental and inner life. Mahavir forbids mind-speech-actions and violence done by any media.

Mahavir Bhagwan said that non-violence is not only violence protecting living beings or harming animals. But if someone needs our help, then we can help him, but if he has not done so yet, that is also a kind of violence. So, if someone ever needs help, you can’t deny it.

Mahavira established four pilgrimages: Samu, Seventh, Shravaka, and Shravika, hence Tirthankara. Pilgrimage here does not mean pilgrimage to one’s soul by spiritual worship, but non-violence, the practice of helping others.


Importance of Mahavir Jayanti

Although people of Hinduism also make the festival of Mahavir Jayanti, Mahavir Jayanti is specially made by the people of Jainism. Talking about Hinduism, they were born during King Siddhartha and Queen Trishala. 

In today’s time, this place is famous as Bihar. Whose dream came to Queen Trishala after 14 days. Who prophesied in this dream that this child born will become a Tirthankar in the future and will show the path of religion to the society by attaining spiritual knowledge.

Mahavir Ji looked at all beings with equal eyes. Lord Mahavir attained spiritual enlightenment after 12 years of rigorous penance. During this penance, he had faced hardships and many problems. Puja is organized on a large scale in the temple located in Pawapuri in Bihar and the Jain temple in Kolkata. On this day, devotees worship Lord Mahavir Ji with full faith and reverence and organize worship.

Mahaveer Jayanti Quotes

“Conquering yourself is better than conquering millions of enemies. Lord Mahavir Wishing everyone a very Happy Mahavir Jayanti!”

Mahaveer Jayanti Quotes

“If you do, do what you want; But if it were, it is what I want; That’s why you do what I want, And then whatever you want will happen. Happy Mahavir Jayanti!”

“I believe in speech; Navkar Mantra is my life; This Jainism is great. Happy Mahavir Jayanti!”

“Mahavir, whose name is Palitana, whose abode is non-violence, whose slogan is Lakhs to Trishala Nandan, thank you is ours.”

“Please do not give up, and he is not a pir; It is the result of years of penance; Otherwise, there would have been no such Mahavira. Happy Mahavir Jayanti.”

“Truth” “Ahimsa” Dharma is ours, “Navkar” is our pride, “Found a hero like Mahavir.” “Jain is our identity.”


“In joy and sorrow, in joy and pain, We should have the same feeling towards every living being As we keep to ourselves.”

“Don’t kill living beings, don’t hurt anyone! Non-violence is the greatest religion, and respect for all living beings is non-violence. ”

“Every soul is omniscient and blissful in itself, and bliss does not come from outside. Peace and self-control are non-violence.”

“There is no enemy beyond your soul. The real enemies live within you: anger, pride, greed, attachment, and hatred. ”

Mahavir Jayanti Wishes

“Conquer anger with peace, Conquer the wicked with virtuousness, Conquer miserly with charity, Conquer untruth with the truth. Happy Mahavir Jayanti.”

Mahavir Jayanti Wishes

“On this auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti to you and your whole family from my family and me Wishing and Very, Very Happy Mahavir Jayanti.”

“The reason for man’s unhappiness is his faults. The man who can overcome his mistakes can also attain true happiness! Happy Lord Mahavir Jayanti!”

“When everyone talks about sacrifice, everyone says the slogan of truth. There is only one such Mahavir in life by making the words down. Happy Mahavir Jayanti. ”

“If you have learned anything from anyone, then learn service from these people – Shravan Semarada – Ram to non-violence – friendship with Buddha – Krishna Selaksa – Eklavya Sedan – from Karna penance – from Mahavir Happy Mahavir Jayanti.”


“The essence of the dialects of Arihant, the lessons of the Acharyas, the companions of the monks, the promotion of non-violence.”

“The biggest mistake does not recognize its true form and can only correct by attaining self-knowledge.”

“All human beings are unhappy because of their fault, and they can be happy by correcting their mistakes.”

“There is no enemy beyond your soul. The real enemies reside within you, and those enemies are anger, pride, greed, attachment, and hatred.”

“Religion should not be pretentious because looks always hurt. Such was the priceless thoughts of Lord Mahavir. On this holy festival of Mahavir Jayanti, best wishes to you and your family.”

Inspirational Quotes On Lord Mahavir Jayanti

“Peace and self-control is non-violence.” — Lord Mahavir

Inspirational Quotes On Lord Mahavir Jayanti

“The discipline of speech includes abstaining from speaking untruths and observing silence.” — Lord Mahavir

“To respect every living being is called non-violence.” — Lord Mahavir

“Karma has neither any paper nor any book. Yet he has the account of the whole world.” — Lord Mahavir


“As everyone stays away from a burning fire, similarly evils stay away from an enlightened man.” — Lord Mahavir

“Human beings remain unhappy only because of their own faults. If they want, they can be happy by correcting their mistake.” — Lord Mahavir

“Don’t kill creatures, don’t hurt anyone. Non-violence is the greatest religion.” — Lord Mahavir

“Truth alone is the essence of this world.” — Lord Mahavir

“Non-violence is the biggest religion, which wishes for the welfare of all living beings.” — Lord Mahavir

Lord Mahavir Motivational Quotes

“Conquering oneself is better than conquering millions of enemies.” — Lord Mahavir

Lord Mahavir Motivational Quotes

“Brahmacharya is the essence of being in complete control of mind, speech and body.” — Lord Mahavir

“Every soul is omniscient and blissful in itself, bliss does not come from outside.” — Lord Mahavir

“He who contemplates fear finds himself alone and helpless.” — Lord Mahavir


“Every creature in this world is free. Nobody depends on anyone else.” — Lord Mahavir

“Outer renunciation is meaningless if the soul is clinging to inner shackles.” — Lord Mahavir

“All ignorant persons cause sufferings. Having become confused, they produce and resurface suffering in this infinite world.” — Lord Mahavir

“One should never be proud of winning, nor should one be sad about losing.” — Lord Mahavir

“The only one who has transcended fear can experience equanimity.” — Lord Mahavir

Best Quotes By Lord Mahavir

“To live a happy life, two things should always be remembered, first is your death and second is God.” — Lord Mahavir

Best Quotes By Lord Mahavir

“Have compassion for every living being, for hatred and hatred lead to destruction.” — Lord Mahavir

“A true man is reliable like a mother, respected like a teacher and dear like a knowledgeable person.” — Lord Mahavir

“That which can help in knowing the truth, can control the restless mind and can purify the soul is called knowledge.” — Lord Mahavir


“The seeker speaks such words which are measured and beneficial to all living beings.” — Lord Mahavir

“Enlightened by the light of truth, a wise man rises above death.” — Lord Mahavir

“We should have the same feeling towards every living being in happiness and sorrow, joy and sorrow. As we keep towards us.” — Lord Mahavir

“As a needle tied with a thread is safe from being lost, similarly, a person engaged in self-study cannot be lost.” — Lord Mahavir

“Only that science is great and the best of all sciences. Whose study liberates man from all kinds of miseries.” — Lord Mahavir

“If you have hatred for anyone in your mind, then going to the temple is just a walk for you.” — Lord Mahavir

“You should not slander anyone, nor should you indulge in deceit.” — Lord Mahavir

“No living creature should be killed or tried to rule over it.” — Lord Mahavir


The Bottom-Line:

Lord Mahavir was believed to be a proponent of non-violence, and preached love and respect for all kinds of living beings, from the tiniest micro-organisms to the largest multi-celled creatures. These values then translated into a religion that he found – Jainism.

Celebrations on one of the most auspicious days for Jains vary between communities across the world. Usually, an idol of the founder of Jainism, Lord Mahavira, is carried on a chariot which is then taken on a procession popularly known as a Rath Yatra.

They also get together and visit temples that are dedicated to Lord Mahavir and conduct prayer meetings. Monks or priests of the community also hold lectures so as to preach the path of virtue that defines Jainism.


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