Ayambil Oli

Published: 04.10.2014
Festival of Shashvati Navpadji Ayambil Oli

Jains observe the festival of Shashvati Navpadji Ayambil Oli that lasts for nine days, twice a year.

Jains perform Ayambil Tap for Nine days to salute Nine Supreme Posts (Navpads) in the universe.These are Arihant, Siddha, Acharya, Upadhyaya, Sadhu, Samyak-Darshan, Samyak-Gyan, Samyak-Charitra and Tap.

The puja and vidhi for each pad will be observed at Jain center on each day.

Ayambil is a special type of tap where one eats only boiled grains that are cooked without oil, sugar or spices as well as no vegetables, no fruits and no milk products.


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  1. Acharya
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  4. Puja
  5. Sadhu
  6. Siddha
  7. Tap
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