Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Paush dashami (Parasnath janma Kalyanak) celebrated

 Sri Jain Swetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh celebrated Paush (Posh) dasami, Janma Kalyanak of Lord Parasnath with full enthusiasm. The Sangh organized Parshwanath Panch Kalyanak puja at Mohanbadi Adinath-Sanwalia Parasnath temple. This temple is established more than two centuries ago. The Puja was followed by Ksheer prasad.

A grand procession (Barghoda-Julush) started from Mohanbadi after Ksheer prasad that included an elephant, several horses and a band. Large numbers of devotees walk through the road. The procession reached to Sri Suparshwanath Jain temple (Panchayati Mandir, Dada) passing through Ramganj choupad, Badi Choupad, Johari Bazar. KGB ka rasta, Shivjiram Bhawan et al. Devotees offered their homage to the 23rd Tirthankar idol in the Palanquin (Palki). Jain devotees were carrying the Palanquin on their shoulders. They were singing devotional songs and dancing.

The procession ended at Panchayati temple and Arati was carried out.

Jyoti Kothari


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