Kshamavani Diwas is the Forgiveness Day celebrated by the Digambara Jain community.
On this day Digambara Jains request forgiveness from each other for all offences committed.
On this day people greet each other saying …
खम्मामि सव्व जीवेषु सव्वे जीवा खमन्तु में, मित्ति में सव्व भू ए सू वैरम् मज्झणम् केण वि |
Khämemi Savve Jivä, Savve Jivä Khamantu Mi Mitti Me Savva bhuesu, Veram majjham na Kenai.
The ten-day celebrations pertaining to the ten universal supreme virtues (Das Lakshan) culminates with Kshamavani Diwas, the annual forgiveness day.
Please find below Kshamavani Diwas 2013 SMS, Wishes & Text Messages :
Knowingly or unknowingly,
by action or speech, words or deeds,
If I have ever hurt you, then
Please forgive and forget. UTTAM KSHAMA.
On this Auspicious Day of Forgiveness,
I sincerely apologize for all my deeds, words, or imperceptibly which might have hurt you.
Please forgive and forget.
Anytime or anywhere,
If ever i have said somthing wrong which would have hurts you, then
The please forgive me.
With Deep Hearted I Bow and Express UTTAM KSHAMA.
Jane ya Anjane mein,
Humne apka dil dukhaya ho to
Man, Vachan, Kaya se “UTTAM KSHAMA”.
Kshmabhav rakhte hue
Paryushan mahaparva par hum aapse
Mann, Vachan, aur Kaay se, “Kshama Yachna” Karte Hai.