Paush Dasmi, Janma Kalyanak of Lord Parasnath will be celebrated on January 7, 2013. Parasnath is the 23rd Jain Tirthankar succeeded by Lord Mahavira . Sri Jain Shwetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur will organize several events on the day.
Parshwanath Panch Kalyanak Pooja will be organized at Sanwalia Parasnath temple at Mohanbadi in the morning. Dwaja-flag will be hoisted on the spire of the temple during the Pooja. " Ksheer Prasad" will be distributed to the devotees after Pooja and a great procession will proceed from Mohanbadi, Galta road.
This is the only and oldest Shwetambar Jain procession in Jaipur. It will be decorated with elephants accompanied by horses and musical band. The procession will reach Sri Suparshwanath Swami temple at Dada Gheewalon ka rasta, via Ramganj, Badi choupad and Johri Bazar in the evening followed by Samuhik Aarati.
All are invited in the events.
A historic chariot used to brought out for the procession in the past days. Now it is kept under lock and key. You can view photographs of the chariot and its history along with video of Paush dasmi by clicking below.