Jain Holy Days
|Holiday||Fall 2023 Spring 2024||Fall 2024 Spring 2025|
Paryushana Parva – Jain
Jain 8 day fesitval signifying human emergence into a new world of spiritual and moral refinement. Marked by recitations from Jain sacred writing and family exchange of cards and letters. Celebration of the natural qualities of the soul. The 8th day (Samvatsari) is most important and is focused on forgiveness.
|Sep 11-18, 2023||Aug 30-Sep 6, 2024|
Diwali – Hindu – Jain – Sikh
Hindu Festival of Lights symbolizing the human urge to move toward the light. Gift exchanges, fireworks and festive meals.
|Nov 12, 2023||Nov 1, 2024|
Jain New Year
The day after Diwali marks the Jain New Year, celebrating new beginnings
|Nov 13, 2023||Nov 2, 2024|