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Festivals of the Jains
The Jains celebrate several festivals all round the year. The festivals are connected with the births and deaths of the Tirthankaras. The important festivals are Paryushana practiced by the Svetambara sect of the Jains, Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated the birth anniversary of Mahavir and Mahamastak Abhishek meaning the grand ceremonial head anointing of Bahubali’ celebrated in the town of Shravanabelagola in Karnataka.