On the asupicious day of Diwali, “Lakshmi-panchayatan” enters the Universe.Vishnu, Indra, Kubera, Gajendra and Lakshmi are elements of this “panchayatan” (a group of five). The tasks of these elements are: * Lakshmi: Divine Energy (Shakti) which provides energy to all the above activities. * Vishnu: Happiness (happiness and satisfaction) * Kubera: Wealth (generosity; one who shares wealth) * Indra: Opulence (satisfaction due to wealth) * Gajendra: Carries the wealth * Saraswati: Knowledge May you receive the benevolence of all the Panchayatan on this auspicious festival of Diwali!
May Ratnatraya, the triple gems of Jainism: Samyak Darshana – the right vision or view; Samyak Gyana – the right knowledge; Samyak Charitra – the right conduct guide you to the path of liberation and make your soul move up spiritually! Happy Mahavir Jayanti!
May the preachings of Lord Mahavira: Samyak-Darshana – Right Faith Samyak-Jnana – Right Knowledge and Samyak-Charitra – Right Conduct together give us the real path to attain the liberation of ourselves! Happy Mahavir Jayanti!