Jain Calendar 2020: Jain Festivals & Fasts

Jain Calendar 2020Jain Calendar 2020 contains a diverse list of various fasts and festivals observed or celebrated in Jain religion. One can manage their day and vital events with the help of this standard Jain calendar.

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As we know that India is the country of varied religion and culture. In India, there are mainly six religions which dominate the country, which are Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism, Christianity and Jainism. Every religion brings with itself various festivals, important days and fasts celebrated and observed respectively. Jain community celebrate their festivals and fasts with their family and close friends in a delightful way. Here we are introducing you the Jain Calendar 2020 which incorporates important holidays with appropriate date and day. Let’s have a look at our detailed version of Jain Calendar:

Jain Calendar 2020: List of Jain Holidays

Festival Date & Day
Shri Rajendra Surishwar Diwas 2020 January 02, Thursday
Rohini Vrat 2020 January 8, Wednesday
Shitalnath Janma Tapa 2020 January 21, Tuesday
Meru Trayodashi & Adinath Nirvana Kalyanak 2020 January 22, Wednesday
Rishabhdev Moksha 2020 January 23, Thursday
Daslakshan Start 2020 January 30, Thursday
Maryada Mahotsav 2020 February 01, Saturday
Rohini Vrat 2020 February 04, Tuesday
Shri Jitendra Rath Yatra & Dashlakshan End in 2020 February 08, Saturday
Phalguna Ashtahnika Start 2020 March 02, Monday
Rohini Vrat 2020 March 03, Tuesday
Phalguni Chaumasi Chaudas 2020 March 08, Sunday
Ashtahnika End 2020 March 09, Monday
Varshitapa Arambha 2020 March 16, Monday
Daslakshan Start 2020 March 29, Sunday
Rohini Vrat 2020 March 30, Monday
Ayambil Oli Start (Chaitra Navapada) 2020 March 31, Tuesday
Mahavir Jayanti 2020 April 06, Monday
Daslakshan (1/3) End 2020 April 07, Tuesday
Ayambil Oli End 2020 April 08, Wednesday
Varshitapa Parana & Rohini Vrat 2020 April 26, Sunday
Shri Mahavir Swami Kaivalya Gyan Divas (Kevalgyan) 2020 May 03, Sunday
Jyeshtha Jinwar Vrat Start 2020 May 08, Friday
Shri Anantnath Janma Tap 2020 May 19, Tuesday
Rohini Vrat 2020 May 23, Saturday
Jyeshtha Jinwar Vrat End 2020 June 05, Friday
Rohini Vrat 2020 June 20, Saturday
Ashtahnika Start 2020 June 27, Saturday
Chaumasi Chaudas 2020 July 04, Saturday
Ashtahnika End 2020 July 05, Sunday
Rohini Vrat 2020 July 17, Friday
Parshvanath Moksha 2020 July 27, Monday
Rohini Vrat 2020 August 13, Thursday
Paryushan Parva Rambha 2020 August 16, Sunday
Kalpasutra Paath & Samvatsari 2020 August 19, Wednesday
Tailadhar Tapa 2020 August 20, Thursday
Kshamavani Parva & Dashlakshan Start 2020 August 23, Sunday
Daslakshan End 2020 September 01, Tuesday
Rohini Vrat 2020 September 10, Thursday
Rohini Vrat 2020 October 7, Wednesday
Ayambil Oli Start (Ashwin Naupada) 2020 October 23, Friday
Ayambil Oli End 2020 October 31, Saturday
Rohini Vrat 2020 November 3, Tuesday
Shri Padma Prabhu Janma Tapa November 13, Friday
Lakshmi Puja 2020 November 14, Saturday
Mahavir Nirvana 2020 November 15, Sunday
Gyan Panchami/ Saubhagya Panchami/ Labh Panchami 2020 November 19, Thursday
Kartika Ashtahnika Start in 2020 November 22, Sunday
kartika Chaumasi Chaudas 2020 November 29, Sunday
Ashtahnika End/ Rohini Vrat/ Kartika Rath Yatra 2020 November 30, Monday
Mahavir Swami Deeksha 2020 December 10, Thursday
Mauni Ekadashi 2020 December 25, Friday
Rohini Vrat 2020 December 28, Monday

Note: According to the longitude and latitude, the date of the above festivals may differ. Therefore, you need to check your location first before checking the dates of festivals in Jain Calendar 2020.

Important Jain Festivals in 2020

Jain calendar 2020 is an integrated version with all the important fast and festivals celebrated by Jains. Some of them are Shri Mahavir Jayanti, Mahavir Nirvana, Paryushan Parva Rambha, Diwali and many more.

  1. One of the most important festivals in Jain religion is Shri Mahavir Jayanti. This year, it will fall on the 6th April as per Jain Calendar 2020. The Jain community celebrates this day with love, harmony and great joy.
  2. Apart from this, Paryushan Parva Rambha is also a divine festival in Jainism. As mentioned in Jain Calendar 2020, it will be celebrated on 16th August this year. This festival lasts for eight days and brings people together. During this time, Jain natives fast and perform prayers.
  3. Diwali is also an important day observed by the natives. This day marks the beginning of the financial year. It is believed that Lord Mahavir attained Moksha on this day. Check the Jain Calendar 2020 for the details.

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  1. Vruti Sankshepa is also an important fast in Jain religion. During this time, one needs to give up a peculiar food item for the rest of their life. As a result, they cannot eat that food till they are alive. The date is mentioned in Jain Calendar 2020.
  2. In Jainism, Rasa Parithyaga is somewhere similar to Vruti Sankshepa. The only difference between Vruti Sankshepa and Rasa Pratigya is that in Rasa Partiyaga people are required to give up their favourite food for the rest of their lives. Check the Jain Calendar 2020 to know the dates this year.

Jain religion is divided into two basic sects, which are Svetambara and Digambara. The method of worship is different, but the motto remains the same. Both the sects believe in helping others without harming them. Lord Mahavir, the symbolic icon of Jainism, believed in Karma and always emphasised on doing good work to attain good results.

We hope that you find accurate information regarding Jain holidays through Jain Calendar 2020.