Mahavir Jayanti Traditions and Rituals : Continue to practise restraint and fast all day. Put flowers on the puja altar or in the area. Perform Abhishekam on the Mahavir statue to purify it with milk and water. Gift the god with sweets, flowers, and fruits. Make the Mahavir Jayanti mantra. Serve the needy with clothing, cash, food, or other necessities.