According to the followers, daily sermons on non-violence, forgiveness, contentment and self-restraint are held for self-purification. The study of Jain scriptures emphasizing the eternal truth on experiencing and realizing the true nature of soul are stressed.
The Jain community celebrates this festival with great zeal and joy and austerities viz. self-meditation, doing penance, fasting and study of Holy Scriptures are performed during the Parva.
On the last day of the festival a fast is observed followed by a closing ceremony with great devotion and gaiety.
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