‘Mahavir’ stands for- maha– nice; vir– hero, which suggests ‘the Mighty One’.
Lord Mahavir was the 24th Tirthankar (The Completely Enlightened Lord who can liberate others) of this time cycle, who lived round 2500 years in the past. His identify doesn’t relate to His bodily energy, but it surely symbolizes His victory over interior enemies like anger-deceit-pride-greed-attachment-abhorrence. The Pure Soul inside is actually Lord Mahavir.
Anybody who attains Self Realization, and realizes his ‘true’ self can overcome his interior enemies and ultimately turn out to be like Lord Mahavir. Param Pujya Dada Bhagwan says that, “If one realizes his personal Self, then he himself is an Absolute Supreme Soul.”
Our life is the results of our previous life karmas, which need to be resolved with equanimity. Lord Mahavir spent His total life primarily based on this understanding that each one the circumstances earlier than Him have been primarily based on the unfolding of His personal karmas. Thus, on account of Self Realization, He regarded the individuals who pierced nails into his ears, as being with out fault.
Allow us to be a part of our arms and keep in mind Lord Mahavir and ask for energy that, Could we additionally attain the data of the Self like Him and expertise our ‘true’ nature of ‘everlasting bliss’.