30.03.2017 ►JCSC ►Weekly News

Posted: 31.03.2017


Jain Center of Southern California


In This Issue

  • Ongoing Programs
  • Life Time Tithis
  • Upcoming Events
  • Dignitary Visits/ Shibirs
  • Navpadji Aayambil Oli - 4/3 - 4/11
  • Shree Mahavir Janm Kalyanak, Ekashana, Cultural Program - 4/9
  • Tapasvi Bahuman & Anumodana - 4/9
  • TCCOP & ACC Clothes Drive - 4/16
  • Shri Simandhar Swami Janm Kalyanak - 4/22
  • Varshitap Parnas - 4/29


      Ongoing Programs - April 2017

       

       

      Event

      Date

      Start Time

      Daily Ashtprakari Puja

      Daily

       7:30 AM

      Aarti-Mangal Divo

      Weekdays 

       8:15 PM

      Sat/Sun/Holidays

       7:30 PM

      Chundadi

      Daily in the morning

       

      Chaudas Pratikraman

      4/10, 4/25

       6:30 PM (Weekday)
       6:00 PM (Weekend)

      Monthly Snatra Puja and Navkar Mantra Jaap

      (First Saturday of Lunar Month) 4/1, 4/29

       9:00 AM

      Monthly Bhavna Bhakti

      3/31, 4/28

       7:30 PM

      JCYC, JSG Pathshala,
      Adult Swadhyay, Sutra Class

      4/2, 4,16, 4/30

       9:40 AM

      Shrimad Bhakti Program

      4/16

      1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (Aradhana Hall)

      Weekly Evening Swadhyay

      Every Monday To Thursday

       

      Adhyatmasar Swadhyays

      Monday

      By Girishbhai
      (8:00 PM to 9:30 PM)

      14 Gunasthanak

      Tuesday

       By Hasendrabhai
       (8.30 PM to 10.00 PM)

      Shrimad Rajchandra Vachnamrut

      Wednesday

       By Rameshbhai (Via Tele conference for two months)
       (8.30 PM to 10:00 PM)

      Yogshatak Swadhyays

      Thursday

      By Girishbhai
      (8:00 PM to 9:30 PM)
       

       

       

      NOTE: Shree Rameshbhai will be in India for the next two months starting March 7, 2017. He will conduct the Swadhyays via Teleconference during that time.

      Dial in number: (712) 775-7031    Access Code: 894-806-407#  
      After you are connected please mute your phone by dialing *6

       

       

       

      Life Time Tithis

       

       

      • Mar 31    Salvi, Kirit & Rekha - Punyatithi of Savitaben Ambalal
      • Apr  21    Jain, Surendra & Kala - Punyatithi of Parmar Pukhraj Poonamchand
      • Apr  25    Jhaveri, Kalpesh & Roopa - For Rashmikant & Kishoriben Jhaveri
      • Apr  25    Udani, Neeta - For Dr Vikram Udani
      • Apr  26    Shah, Kaushal & Bhavi - For their mother Shakuntalaben Shah
      • Apr  26    Modi & Shah family - Punyatithi of Kamalaben Nagindas Modi
      • Apr  28    Shah,Dinesh & Geetaben - For Geetaben & Alka D Shah


      Send a photograph of your loved one to Kinal Modi at kinalmodi12@yahoo.com.
      Please contact Ketan Parekh at ketan.parekh@jaincenter.net for information, questions or any pledges.

       

       

       

      Upcoming Events

       

       

      • Navpadji Ayambil Oli - Mon-Tue, 4/3 - 4/11 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Dining Hall
      • Navpadji Puja - Sat, 4/8 - 9:00 AM -12:00 PM - Derasar
      • MJK Puja - Sun, 4/9 - 9:00 AM -12:00 PM - Derasar
      • Cultural Program/GBM - Sun, 4/9 - 2:00 PM - 5:00PM - Main Hall
      • Tapasvi Bahuman - Sun, 4/9            ----DO-------
      • Shrimad Bhakti - Sun, 4/16 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Aradhana Hall
      • Shimandharswami Puja - Sat, 4/22 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Derasar
      • Varshitap Parna - Sat, 4/29 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Main Hall

       

       

       

      Dignitary Visits / Shibirs

       

       

      • Apr 22/23, 2017 - "Qualities Of A Truth Seeker" Shibir by Shri Jitenbhai Shah

       

       

       

      Navpadji Aayambil Oli - Apr 3 - 11, 2017

       

       

      One of the most auspicious religious festivals is soon approaching from Monday, April 3rd through Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 which signifies the days of Ayambil Oli, where we have approximately 50 people doing the full 9 days of Ayambil Oli and about 125 to 150 people doing Ayambil on weekends. 
        
      9:30 AM Onwards: Navpadji Puja on Saturday, April 8, 2017
        

      • $101 for Snatrapuja 
      • $51 for Puja (Total of 9 available) 
      • Asthprakari Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, Shanti Kalash per Ghee Boli.


      7:00 AM Onwards: Chaitry Poonam Vidhi - Tuesday, April 11, 2017

      Grocery purchases, cooking, serving and cleaning for the entire Oli days will be done by Jain Center volunteers and part-time hired help.
      We encourage all members to come forward and sponsor this auspicious occasion. As per our policy, we shall try and accommodate as many sponsors as possible.

      Please sign up on sign board which day you are going to do Ayambil, this will help us for proper management.  
       
      Please contact: 
       

       

       

       

      Shree Mahavir Janm Kalyanak Puja, Ekashana, Cultural Program - Apr 9, 2017

       

       

      According to the lunar calendar, Bhagavan Mahavir was born on Chaitra Sud 13 which is exactly on April 9, 2017. We will celebrate the actual day with Snatrapuja, Mahavir Panch Kalyanak Puja, Asthprakari Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo and Shanti Kalash in the morning and Cultural Program in the afternoon.

      Shree Mahavir Janma Kalyanak will be celebrated at the Jain Center with its usual festivity and fervor on Sunday,April 9.

      The Program will be as follows:

      Time /Program:
      9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Snatra Puja (with a Nakro of $101)
      10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Shree Mahavirswami Panch Kalyanka Puja (Total 5 Pujas. Each Puja with a nakro of $51). 
      Gheeboli will be conducted for Asthprakari Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo and Shanti Kalash)
      12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Ekasana
      02:00 PM - 5:30 PM Children's Cultural Program and General Body Meeting
      05:30 PM - 6:30 PM Swamivatsalya Dinner

      Dinner will be served till 6:30 pm so that everyone can finish dinner before sunset and avoid Ratri Bhojan.

      Please RSVP ahead of time so we can make necessary arrangements. A separate email will be sent for RSVP.

      For full or part sponsorship of Ekasanas or Swamivatsalya Dinner, all are welcome.
      Sponsorships are: Ekasana $701, Swamivatsalya Dinner $3,101


      Please contact:

       

       

       

      Tapasvi Bahumaan and Anumodana - Apr 9, 2017

       

       

      JCSC is pleased to honor all Tapasvis who have done any of the following Tapsya during year 2016-17.
      This function will be held on on Mahavir Janm Kalyanak Day, April 9, 2017

      The details are as follows:

      • When: On the day of MJK - Sunday, April 9,2017.
      • Where: Main Hall.

      The following Tapsyas  qualify:

      1. Varshitap
      2. 99 Yatra of Sidhhchalji/Girnarji.
      3. Updhan Tap.

      Please submit following information to Dr Mahendra Shah, as soon as possible.

      • Name:
      • Address:
      • Phone No:
      • Type of Tapsya:
      • Will attend: Yes/No.
      • If No, will any member of the family attend?
      • Give his/her details:


      Contact:
      Dr. Mahendra Shah
      714-757-9490
      drmcshah(at)hotmail.com

       

       

       

      TCCOP - ACC Clothes Drive - Apr 16, 2017

       

       


      TCCOP - ACC will be collecting gently used, clean, Western Professional Clothes  at JCSC on April 16, 2017. There will be a TCCOP table set up and they will be collecting all the clothing on that day.

      NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT BRING CLOTHES ANY OTHER DAY NOR LEAVE THE CLOTHES ANYWHERE AT THE CENTER.
       

       

       

       

      Shri Simandhar Swami Janm Kalyanak - Apr 22, 2017

       

       

      Shree Simandharswami Janam Kalyanak falls on Chaitra Vad 10, April 21 st, 2017. Shree Shimandharswami presently resides at Maha Videsh Kshetra. We will celebrate this day with Pujas and Ekasana on Chaitra Vad 11, Saturday, April 22, 2017

      Pledge opportunities are as follows:

      •  Snatrapuja $101
      •  Puja (total of 20) at $31 each
      •  Asthprakari Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, Shanti Kalash per Ghee Boli
      •  Ekasana $701

      Contact:
      Padma Shah
      714-670-7854
      padmashah9(at)gmail.com

       

       

       

      Varshitap Parnas - Apr 29, 2017

       

       

      We will have Varshitap Parana on Vaishkh Sud 3, Akhatrij on Saturday, April 29, 2017

      All  Tapsvis, doing Varshitap or Varshik Tap, please accept this as an invitation from JCSC to come for Parana.

       We will celebrate Parnas during the following time:

      * 8:00am - 10:00am: Navkar Mantra Jaap and Snatra Puja
      * 10:00 am onwards: Varshitap Parana with Ikshu Ras (Sugar-Cane Juice) followed by Bhathu


      Please send your name, phone number, and e-mail address to Hemendra Doshi.
      This is the auspicious day when Shree Rushabhdev Bhagavan did Parana with Ikshu Ras after his year-round fasting.

      The following sponsorships are available:

      * For Ikshu Ras (Sugarcane Juice): $501
      * For Bhathu to community members: $751

      Please contact:
      Hemendra Doshi (562) 809-6066 or hemendra.doshi@jaincenter.net

       

       

       

       

       

      Kinal Modi
      Public Relations
      Jain Center of Southern California

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