By the Jain Dharma, Lord Mahavira is considered as a great spiritual hero and to be the last Tirthankaras. The whole life of the Lord Mahavira is celebrated in festivals and legends and works as a role model for the Jain's. Mahavir swami is known as the spirit of Jainism. As per the Jain philosophy, all Tirthankaras were born as human beings but they have achieved a condition of perfection or enlightenment with the help of self-realization and meditation. Shree Mahavir Namokar Chalisa, is a striking forty-verse prayer, full of praise and implore with the dedication of Mahavir Prabhu.
Sheesh nawa arihant ko, sidhan karu pranam.
Upadhyay acharya ka, le sukhkari naam.
sarva sadhu aur saraswati, jin mandir sukhkar.
Mahavir bhagwan ko, man mandir ke dhar.
Jainism is a transtheistic belief, holding that the world was not formed, and will survive forever. It is considered to be independent, having no governor, judge, creator, or even destroyer. It is similar to the Abrahamic religions, but alike to Buddhism. Meanwhile, according to Parasnath Chalisa, Jainism believes in the god’s world and hell beings who are dying, born, and reborn similar to the earthly beings.
You can also read the Shantinath Chalisa to know more about the Jain drama and its teaching. The rhymes will surely give you to learn something special and unique about the god.
Jainism teaches five moral duties, which you can call up five vows. These are known as mahavratas (great vows) and anuvratas (small vows) for Jain laypersons for Jain mendicants.