The Jain Festivals

Vira Nirvana Samvat: 2526-2527
Vikrama Samvat: 2056-2057
Year 1999-2000 CE

According to Indian Months (Purnimanta). Note that in Amanta calendar, Krishna Paskha (vadi)
belongs to the previus month.

Indian Month Gregorian Months Jain Festival
Chaitra March-April K 8: Varshitap begins (March 28, 2000)
S 7: Ayambil Oli Begins (April 11, 2000)
S 13: Lord Mahavira's Birth (April 15, 2000)
S 15: Ayambil Oli Ends (April 18, 2000)
Vaisaakha April-May S 3: Akshaya Tritiya (May 6, 2000)
S 4: Varshitapa ends (May 7, 2000)
Jyeshta May-June K 14: Shantinath Nirvana (June 1, 2000)
S 5: Shruta Panchami (June 6, 2000)
Aashaada June-July S 14: Aashaada Chatrudashi (July 15, 2000)
Sraavana July-August K 1: Vira Shashan Jayanti (July 17, 2000)
S 7: Parshva-nath Nirvan (August 6, 2000)
S 15: Saluno (Rakhi) (August15, 2000)
Bhaadrapada August-September K 12/13: Paryushana Athai begins (August. 26/27, 2000
S 4/5: Paryushana (Samvatsari) (September 2/3, 2000)
S 5-14: Dashalakshana vrata (September 3-12, 2000)
S 10: Dhupa-dashami (September 8, 2000)
S 14: Ananta-chaturdasi (September 12, 2000)
Aashwina September-October K 1: Kshamavani (September 14, 2000)
S 7-15: Ayambil Oli (Oct. 4-13, 2000)
Kaartika October-November K13: Dhan-trayodashi (October 25, 2000)
K14: Diwali Night (Lord Mahavira's Nirvana) (October 26, 2000)
K15: Nirvana celebration (Oct 27, 2000)
S 1:Jain Year VNS 2527 begins( October 28, 2000)
S 2: Bhai Beej (October 29, 2000)
S 5: Jnana Panchmi (November 1, 2000)
S 15: Kaartika Purnima (November 11, 1999)
Maargasira (Agrahayana) November-December S 11: Maun Ekadashi (December 7, 2000)
Pushya December-January K 10: Lord Parshvanath's birth (Jan 1, 2000)
Maagha January-February K13: Meru Trayodashi (February 3, 2000)
K 14: Lord Rishabha's Nirvana (February  4, 2000)
K 15: Mauni Amavasya (February. 5, 2000)
Phaalguna February-March -
Jain Year Vira Nirvana Sam. 2526 started on Diwali 1999.
S= Shukla Paksha, S15=Purnima, K= Krishna Paksha, K15=Amavasya
In Amanta calendar, the Krishna Paksha is included in the previous month.
Vikrama Samvat: Kartikadi VS 2056 started on Kartika S1 after Diwali 99, Chaitradi VS 2056 started on Chaitra S1
(Yugadi/Vasanta Navaratri / Gudhi Paadva March 17, 1999).
The Jain year Vira-Nirvana Samvat is obtained by adding 470 years to the Kartikadi Vikram.
An average tithi is 1 / 30 of a lunar month (29.53059 days), thus shorter than 24 hours.
For Ashtami and Chatrurdashi dates, see Jain Calendar including Special Days

 

 

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