michhami dukkadam

Blog by Sathya Narayanan. Traditionally, letters were sent and telephone calls made to friends and relatives asking their forgiveness. Here it means first half of the month Indian months have 1 to 15 dates twice. The importance of forgiveness in Jainism may be compared to the importance of forgiveness in other religions. Following the fasting during the Paryushan and feasting on the last day of closing the fast, people greet each other with this expression of ‘Michhami Dukkadam’. Also Samvatsari can be on different days for different communities. In India they start Paryushana on different days.

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Micchami Dukkadam – Wikipedia

On this day we also observe a unique custom, where we ask every individual they may have offended during the year for forgiveness. This site shows one date. Not 1 to 30 dates.

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The meaning of Michhami Dukkadam

Horoscope Predictions by date of birth. Ont he last day of this observance, Jains wish each other with the statement ‘Michhami Dukkadam’ seeking mutual pardon for harms done.


The phrase is also used by Jains throughout the year when a person makes a mistake, or recollects making one in everyday life, or when asking for forgiveness in advance for inadvertent ones. Both fathers of these families were brothers. As per Vastu, you should never keep these 13 unlucky things at your home or office.

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Micchami Dukkadam

Depth is a term used quantitatively as well as qualitatively. I think this is due to the two main sects in Jainism. Stories you may want to read. Draupadi was the daughter-in-law in the Pandav clan and Duryodhana Read more….

Why do Jains say Michchhami Dukkadam and when do they say it?

Ethics Ethics of Jainism Sallekhana. Diwali Mahavir Jayanti Paryushana Samvatsari.

Digambara monk Aryika Kshullak Pattavali Acharya. Every religion adopts different ways that are found effective in this connection. Buddhism Hinduism Islam Sikhism Non-creationism. There is some debate over whether it means more to say it before Samvatsari, rather than, waiting for the day itself. There is nothing to be ashamed of in asking for forgiveness. LOL…its ok Heena…Thank you for all the info anyways…I guess I will just call up the person and ask her instead of trying to gauge it…I thought there was a standard equation or pattern that was followed akin to other religions….


Indeed, “Michhami Dukkadam” is the formalization of individual forgiveness to a community setting.

It is a very popular custom among the Jains to send greetings on the holy occasion of Paryushan. The annual greetings of Jains is typically sent during the occasion of Paryushan with dukkxdam famous utterance of ‘Michhami Dukkadam’.

Jains are enjoined to use this statement to seek the pardon of others for any harm they caused through thought, word or deed, both intentionally as well as unintentionally. As I said it should fourth day.

It is often on michhmi dates depending on the Jain sect.