The Digambara sect celebrates Dashalakshaniparva for ten days by fasting, worship, meditation, confession, and by dedicating each day to a virture: forgiveness, humility, honesty, purity, truthfulness, self-restraint, asceticism, study, detachment, and celibacy.
Samvatsari: Day of Forgiveness (Jainism)
Samvatsari: Day of Forgiveness. The last day of Paryushana. The Shvetambara sect observes by introspection, confession and penance.
Paryushana-parva is the holiest period of the year for the ascetic Shvetambara sect. Celebrated for eight days concluding on Samvatsari, it is a time of dedication to Jain ideals through fasting, worship of the Jina, reading the life story of Lord Mahavira from the Kalpasutra.