Micchami Dukadam is an ancient phrase which means — “may all the evil that has been done be fruitless (forgiven)”.
This phrase is used by Jain people on the last day of the eight or ten day festival in Jainism known as Paryushana one of the main festivals of in Jainism. This last day is known as Samvatsari.
On this day, Jain people ask for forgiveness from each other for all their offences after performing the Samvatsari pratikraman.
Michchhami Dukkadam Prayer & its Meaning:
Find below wordings of Micchami Dukkadam Prayer and its meaning in English
|Khamemi Savve Jiva||I forgive all living beings.|
|Savve Jiva Khamantu me||May all souls forgive me,|
|Mitti me Savva Bhooesu||I am friendly terms with all,|
|Veram Majjham Na Kenvi||I have no animosity toward any soul.|
|Michchhami Dukkadam||May all my faults be dissolved.|