Thursday, December 23, 2010

Paush Dasami festival in Mohanbadi on December 30, 2010

Paush Dasami festival will be observed in Mohanbadi on Thursday, December 30, 2010. Paush Dasami is the birth day or Janma Kalyanak of Lord Parasnath, twenty third Tirthankar. Purushadaniya Parshwanath swami was born in Varanasi some 2900 years back.

Parshwanath Panch Kalyanak Puja will be conducted in Sanwalia Parasnath temple at Mohanbadi at 1.00 PM in the afternoon. The puja will be followed by a procession which will include elephants, horses, musical band. The devotees will carry lord Parasnath on their shoulders in a palenqueen (Palki). The procession will start at 3.30 PM from Mohanbadi, Galta Road and will reach Sri Suparshwanath Jain temple (Panchayati Mandir) at Dada market, Gheewalon ka rasta, Johari Bazar, Jaipur, passing through Surajpole gate, Ramganj Choupad,  Badi Choupad.and Johari Bazar.

There will be a ceremonial "Arati" at Panchayati mandir on the eve of reaching procession (Julush / Barghoda).

Video of last year procession (Paush Dasmi)

New Jain website

Jyoti Kothari


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