Pausadha Vrata

Published: 19.11.2013
Updated: 22.11.2013
Alias(es)
Paushed Vrata
Limited Ascetic’s Life Vow

This vow requires to live the life of a monk for a day. During this time one should retire to a secluded place, renounce all sinful activities, abstain in seeking pleasure from all objects of the senses, observe due restraint of body, speech and mind.

A person follows five great vows (Maha-vratas) completely during this time. He passes his time in spiritual contemplation, perform meditation (Samayik), engage in self study, and worship Gods (Arihants and Siddhas).

This vow promotes and nourishes one’s religious life and provides training for ascetic life.

  • ► Shiksha Vrata

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  1. Arihants
  2. Body
  3. Contemplation
  4. Meditation
  5. Samayik
  6. Shiksha
  7. Shiksha Vrata
  8. Vrata
  9. siddhas
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