“Michhami Dukkadam” as the Sthanakvasi Jain’s Paryushan comes to an end ~ ‘Atthai’ and ‘Attham’ Fasting by Sister and Nieces makes the ‘Parna’ this Morning a Joyous & Pious Bonding Experience for Family & Friends

"Michhami-Dukkadam" ~ Forgive Me For My Ignorance

“Michhami Dukkadam” as the Sthanakvasi Jain’s  Paryushan comes to an end ~ ‘Atthai’ ~full 8 days of fasting and ‘Attham’~ Three Consecutive days of fasting  Fasting by Sister and Nieces made the ‘Parna’ this Morning a Joyous & Pious Bonding Experience for Family & Friends

To all My Family & Friends and those who know me through Business or Blog, a humble “Micchami Dukkadam”  

“Man Chanchal Chhe,Jibh Agni Chhe,Dil Saf Chhe

Chhatay kaya Janta Ajanta Kya pan Kadvas Avi Verani Hoy,

Tamara Dil Ne Thes Pahochi Hoy to Man Vachan thi Kaya thi

Michhami Dukkadam”

Translated

My Mind is Active & Lively,My Tongue is Sacred like the Fire ,My Heart is Clean & Pure ~ Yet if I have caused you bitterness  in any way and hurt your heart, knowingly or unknowingly,then  in thought, word or deed,  I seek your forgiveness”

‘Paryushan’ for the Sthanakvasi Jains has just ended ~ It is a pious and holy period of Prayer,Penance and Fasting for Jains ~ After the Samvatsari Pratikraman Prayers ,Sthanakvasi Jains say “Micchami Dukkadam” to each other asking for forgiveness from each other for having hurt them or offended each other in any way,knowingly or unknowingly

Deravasi Jains will observe ‘Paryushan’ in September this year

At the 'Parna' ~ Breaking of the Fast ~Gaurav's Elder Sister Rinita and her Younger Daughter Sneha did the 'Atthai',fasting the full eight days of the Sthanakvasi Jain 'Paryushan' Period

It was truly heart warming that my elder Sister Rinita and her younger daughter and my niece,Sneha observed a Full Fast on all Eight Days of the ‘Paryushan’ surviving on just Water~It’s called the ‘Atthai’.Her elder married daughter and my niece,Nidhi did the ‘Attham’ which is a fast for three days ~ This, Morning over 100 of us Family & Friends  felicitated them in an impressive ‘Parna’ after a Jain Monk led the  Prayers and blessed all Present ~ Both,Rinita & Sneha, broke their Fast this morning with a ceremonial Feed where  each one of us fed them a spoon full of their choice of a special liquidy preparation from an array of them specially made for the occasion ~ Simultaneously  Lunch was served  for all

It was a Joyous &  Pious Bonding Occasion for Family & Friends of our Extended Family

Micchami Dukkadam to you’ll again

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