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What do you say after Michhami Dukkadam?

What do you say after Michhami Dukkadam?

Answer should be “Micchami Dukkadam/uttam kshama”. It’s a Jain festival when people ask for forgiveness to each other, if they have hurt you knowingly or unknowingly by any means and the every time when they ask for forgiveness you can respond by replying the same to them or you can say “wholeheartedly accepted”.

What does Michhami Dukkadam mean?

Michchhāmi Dukkaḍaṃ (मिच्छामि दुक्कडम्), also written as michchha mi dukkadam, is an ancient Indian Prakrit language phrase, found in historic Jain texts. Its Sanskrit equivalent is “Mithya me duskrtam” and both literally mean “may all the evil that has been done be in vain”.

How do you say sorry in Jain?

Here’s why the Jains believe that it’s always good to say ‘Sorry’

  1. khāmemi savva jīve, savve jīvā khamaṃtu me, mittī me savva-bhūesu, veraṃ majjha na keṇa:I, micchāmi dukkaḍaṃ
  2. (I forgive all living beings, May all souls forgive me, I am on friendly terms with all, I have no animosity, toward any soul.

What do you say on Samvatsari?

Samvatsari is observed on the last day of Paryushana Shwetambar sect of Jainism. The festival is called Paryushana Parv. Revelers are using popular phrase Micchami Dukaddam to seek forgiveness and mark the observance of Samvatsari 2021.

What is Uttam kshama?

Requesting forgiveness Forgiveness is asked by saying Micchami Dukkadam or Uttam Kshama to each other. It means “If I have caused you offence in any way, knowingly or unknowingly, in thought word or deed, then I seek your forgiveness”.

What is khamat Khamna?

After the pratikramana, Jains seek forgiveness from all the creatures of the world, including friends and relatives by uttering the phrase — Micchami Dukkadam or its variants like “Khamau Sa”, “Uttam Kshama” or “Khamat Khamna”.

How do Jains greet each other?

The word “Namaste”, an ancient Sanskrit greeting which means “I bow to you”, entered the English language during the mid-20th century. Namaste is a warm way of extending a welcome without physical contact. When Jains greet, they say the phrase “Jai Jinendra” (Honor to the Supreme Beings).

Is Jain a religion?

Jainism is one of the three ancient religions of India, with a value system that puts nonviolence above all else.

Is today Michhami Dukkadam day?

Popular phrase ‘Micchami Dukaddam’ is used by people to seek forgiveness and mark the observance of Samvatsari with friends, family, relatives on this auspicious occasion. Samvatsari 2021 is celebrated on September 10, Friday and also on September 11, Saturday.

Do Jains repent?

Pratikramana (Sanskrit: प्रतिक्रमण; also spelled Pratikraman) (lit. “introspection”), is a ritual during which Jains repent (prayaschit) for their sins and non-meritorious activities committed knowingly or inadvertently during their daily life through thought, speech or action.

What is Samvatsari Parva?

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Samvatsari Parva is one of the important and holiest festivals for the Jain community which falls generally in mid-August and September. It is celebrated on the last day of ‘Parva Paryushana’ which is the festival for the Shwetambara sect of Jainism.

What is Paryushana Parva?

Paryushana Parva is a festival of fasting, friendship, and forgiveness. Members of the Jain faith are celebrating the holiest time of the year. It coincides with monsoon season in India, which is where Jainism began.

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