Posted: 02.12.2016
 
Jai Jinendra The excitement is building up and we have less than two weeks to go for our first ever unique Raas Garba programme. SCVP London would like to invite you all to join with your families and be a part of this exciting end of term event. Get your tickets for the last dance of 2016 and come in your finest traditional costumes for a fun filled and unforgettable evening! All the details are highlighted...
Posted: 02.12.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! On behalf of JAINA EC and BOD, it gives me great pleasure to extend warm welcome to our new JAINA Member - Jain Center of Los Angeles - JCLA. JAINA invites your views and opinions on blog where the topic is Jainism and Modern Lifestyle. JAINA is observing December as month of Anekantvad and is inviting Essays on Principles of...
Posted: 02.12.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Ongoing Programs Life Time Tithis Upcoming Events Dignitary Visits/Shibir ACC BOD Nominations Webcast Of Discourses by Respected Rakeshbhai - 12/4 Raj Pad Shibir - 12/5 - 12/11 Maun Ekadashi - 12/10 Snatra Puja at Valley Temple - 12/17 18 Abhisheks Of Private Bhagwans - 12/18 Shri Parshvanath Kalyanak Puja - 12/24 Wellness Challenge Other News & Events...
Posted: 02.12.2016
 
Veerayatan International IN THIS EDITION: Feature Stories A Devotee’s Reflections on Tai Maharaj An interview with Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji An update on Veerayatan’s new educational projects Talking Point Resolute faith and tremendous forgiveness Spiritual Quest A Quiet Moment Devotion Drop of Nectar Generosity of a Saint What's Happening Across the Globe VEERAYATAN GLOBAL Upcoming events: Volunteer...
Posted: 02.12.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Team Registration Information Announcement JAINA Convention 2017 and Education Committee are inviting Jain Pathashalas of North America to participate in the 12 th Jain Academic Bowl (JAB) at the 19 th Biennial Convention of JAINA at Edison, New Jersey USA. The JAB tournament will take place from Friday June 30, 2017 04:00 PM to Sunday July 2, 2017 and the final...
Posted: 25.11.2016
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS ISJS Program 2017 - 4W ISJS Program 2017 - 6W ISJS Program 2017 - TFP
Posted: 25.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Ongoing Programs Life Time Tithis Upcoming Events Dignitary Visits/Shibir Earn Donations for JCSC ACC BOD Nominations Raj Pad Shibir - 12/5 - 12/11 Maun Ekadashi - 12/10 Snatra Puja at Valley Temple - 12/17 18 Abhisheks Of Private Bhagwans - 12/18 Shri Parshvanath Kalyanak Puja - 12/24 Wellness Challenge Other News & Events Ongoing Programs | Nov - Dec...
Posted: 25.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Dev-Shashtra-Guru Puja Sunday, November 27th, 2016 | Swasti Siddham, Namo Siddhaanam|| "Chaityagurupravachanpujadilakshana Samyaktvavardhini kriya" - The Adoration of Dev-Shashtra-Guru constitutes activities contributing to the enhancement of rational perception - Acharya Shri Pujyapad Jai Jinendra, Please bring a clean set of clothes ( Kurta/Dhoti , etc.), if you would like to...
Posted: 25.11.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! I humbly request you to join me in prayer for eternal peace for departed souls this weekend. Kindly participate in Namokar Mantra Japps, which are being held in several Jain Centers. Details are below. As you may have noticed, Ahimsa was the Theme of JAINA Newsletters in October. Aparigraha is the Theme of JAINA Newsletters in...
Posted: 23.11.2016
By Pravin K. Shah
Thanks-Giving Meal Prayer Start the Thanks-Giving Meal with the seven contemplations , or with whatever traditional grace or prayer you prefer to use to express our gratitude. Honor the Food 1. This food is the gift of the whole universe: the earth, the sky, numerous living beings and much hard, loving work. 2. May we eat with mindfulness and gratitude so as to be worthy to receive it. 3. May we recognize and...
Posted: 21.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra, It is a Jain Center of Greater Boston to have Namokar Mantra Jaap and Bhavana program at the Center on the Thanksgiving Day. We will continue this tradition this Thursday, November 24. Please join with your children, college-going students, family members and guests. Thanksgiving Day Namokar Mantra Jap and Bhavana When : Thursday, November 24, 2016 Where : Jain Center...
Posted: 21.11.2016
 
Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti - Aahwaan 2016.11.21 AVB.AAHWAAN 01 2016.11.21 AVB.AAHWAAN 02 2016.11.21 AVB.AAHWAAN 03 2016.11.21 AVB.AAHWAAN 04
Posted: 19.11.2016
 
Jain Engineers Society Newsletter Newsletter: November 2016 2016.11.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 01 2016.11.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 02 2016.11.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 03 2016.11.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 04
Posted: 19.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California Minutes of Last GBM meeting: September 04, 2016 Meeting: A General Body Meeting was held on Sunday, September 04, 2016 starting at 2:00 pm. The President, Virendra Shah welcomed everyone and officially started the General Body meeting. He announced the Nomination and the Election committees approved by EC as follows: Nomination Committee: Vipin Vadecha– Chair Person, Prerana...
Posted: 18.11.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! We are publishing a brief overview of our Tirthankars in serial order in our weekly JAINA Newsletter. Please visit www.jaina.org and click on Religious Topics to learn about the life of first seven Tirthankars already published and also take Dharmalabh of reading outstanding Religious articles. Jain Milan is a great opportunity...
Posted: 18.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Ongoing Programs Life Time Tithis Upcoming Events Dignitary Visits/Shibir Kartiki Punam & Pat Darshan at JCSC - 11/20 Thanks Giving: The Jain Way - 11/24 Thanks Giving Meal Prayer Earn Donations for JCSC While Shopping with AmazonSmile ACC BOD Nominations Raj Pad Shibir - 12/5 - 12/11 Wellness Challenge Other News & Events Ongoing Programs | Nov 2016...
Posted: 17.11.2016
 
Shri Chandana Vidyapeeth (SCVP) & Young Jains join together to bring you an ideal opportunity to be with nature & replenish our environment with tree planting at Heartwood Forest in St Albans. All ages welcome & children will love taking part too! Acharya Chandanaji says that everyone should plant at least 10 trees in their lifetime - so make a start on the 27th of November & join us for this energising...
Posted: 17.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra, Please join us for our monthly Snatra Puja on coming Sunday starting at 10:00 a.m. Light lunch will be served after the Snatra Puja. For sponsoring this or any future Snatra Pujas please contact our Snatra Puja coordinator Shri Sudhirbhai Shah at his cell # 508-243-4731. Sponsoring Snatra Puja is a great way to celebrate birthdays, anniversary, graduation, or in...
Posted: 15.11.2016
 
Holistic Science Research Center Issue 8 [Pdf]
Posted: 14.11.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Jain Milan 2016 event will be held from December 2-4 in Newark, New Jersey. Please forward this Newsletter to anyone who may benefit from this event. Details are provided below. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD QUOTE OF THE WEEK Non-possessiveness controls the senses in the same way as a hook controls...
Posted: 11.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Ongoing Programs Life Time Tithis Upcoming Events Dignitary Visits/Shibir Kartiki Punam & Pat Darshan at JCSC - 11/14,11/20 JAYA Diwali Mela - 11/13 Kartiki Purnima Bhakti - 11/13 Thanks Giving: The Jain Way - 11/24 Earn Donations for JCSC While Shopping with AmazonSmile ACC BOD Nominations Raj Pad Shibir - 12/5 - 12/11 Wellness Challenge Ongoing Programs...
Posted: 10.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra, In celebration of Shrimad Rajchandraji's birthday (Birth Tithi on Monday November 14) we will be performing Artmasiddhi Aradhana Pujan on Sunday, November 13th, 2016 10am - 12noon. Please arrive at 9:45am. The puja will be followed by a light potluck lunch. To make proper arrangements, if you are planning to attend, please send me an email artipmehta@gmail.com If you...
Posted: 06.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California Jai Jinendra, Please don't forget to put your clocks back by 1 hour before you go to sleep tonight and enjoy an extra hour of sleep!! We have a lot of activities happening tomorrow - Sunday Nov 6, 2016. To make it easy for people to go to the right place, here is a summary of some of these: Elections - 2016 - If you want to vote at the Jain Center, please come to the Cultural...
Posted: 05.11.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Hope you enjoyed Bhagwan Mahavir Nirvana celebrations at your Jain Centers. Sal Mubarak on behalf of JAINA EC and BOD. We are celebrating November month as Aparigraha month. Please consider submitting a story about Principle of Aparigraha. Details given below. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD QUOTE OF...
Posted: 04.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Ongoing Programs Life Time Tithis Upcoming Events Dignitary Visits/Shibir Daylight Saving Time Ends JCYC Halloween Celebrations -11/6 Satsang -11/6 Gyan Panchami,Kartiki Punam & Pat Darshan at JCSC - 11/5,11/14,11/20 JAYA Diwali Mela - 11/13 Kartiki Purnima Bhakti - 11/13 Thanks Giving: The Jain Way - 11/24 Wellness Challenge TCCOP & ACC Update Other News...
Posted: 04.11.2016
 
Jain Engineers Society Dear Fellow Engineers, Greetings & Jai Jinendra, You are cordially invited to attend 10th National Convention of JES at Indore. Please find herewith attached invitation card. (Spot registration possible) Thanking you, Er. Mahendra Pahadi Chairman, Convention Committee JES Foundation Er. Niketan Sethi President JES - Indore Chapter 2016.11.12 JES 10th National Convention at Indore 01...
Posted: 03.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California Jai Jinendra, Please look below for the upcoming programs and Diwali celebrations at Jain Center Of Southern California. Gyan Panchmi Program - Saturday, Nov 5th, 2016 Gyan Panchmi is celebrated 5 days after Diwali and is also known as Laabh Pancham. It is the day of appreciating acquired/collected knowledge in every form and holy books. A lot of people also observe fast by...
Posted: 02.11.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra, Sunday, November 06 th 2016: PATHSHALA (morning) and DIWALI Celebration (Afternoon). Please note Start time for pathshala/ practices varies by level. We request that you please check the time your child needs to be at mandir below. Please be on time as this will be their final practice with their group, if one child is late it is very difficult to synchronize and...
Posted: 02.11.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Grand 153rd Birth Anniversary celebrations of Shri VirChand Raghav Ji Gandhi At 100 + places across Jain Sanghs in India & abroad - August 25, 2016 For those of you who have not heard about “The GANDHI Before GANDHI “Shri Virchand Raghav Gandhi (VRG), born Aug 25, 1864 was a Great Jain Scholar, linguist, Patriot, Humanitarian, Reformer, Philosopher. The 1st...
Posted: 31.10.2016
By Dr. Sohan Lal Gandhi
The Backdrop and Analysis of the Current Tension On October 02 the world celebrated the International Day of Nonviolence in honour of Mahatma Gandhi, an apostle of ahimsa who used nonviolence as a powerful weapon to defeat the forces of violence represented by imperialism. Appalled by the rising tide of a culture of violence and hatred, on June 15, 2007 the member states of the United Nations unanimously voted...
Posted: 30.10.2016
 
Veerayatan International Dear Brothers and Sisters, The entire Veerayatan family and Sadhvi Sangh wishes you a very joyous, prosperous, and blessed Deepawali. Acharyaji Shriji's Deepawali Video Message Pictured here are the students of Tirthankar Mahaveer Vidya Mandir Veerayatan Pawapuri, in the progression of their cleanliness drive at the Jalmandir in Pawapuri, Bihar. Apart from receiving a wholesome...
Posted: 29.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California Jai Jinendra, Please look below for the upcoming programs and Diwali celebrations at Jain Center Of Southern California. Diwali Diwali is celebrated on the new-moon day of Kartik. On the night of that day, Mahavirswami attained Nirvan or deliverance and attained a state of absolute bliss. The Lord discarded the body and the bondage of all Karmas on that night, at Pavapuri and...
Posted: 29.10.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Wish you and your family Happy Diwali and spiritually enlightening New Year! The mode and significance of Diwali Parva is multi-faceted, varying according to mythology and scriptures. In Jainism, Diwali is celebrated to commemorate the attainment of Moksha by Bhagwan Mahavir. The act of illuminating homes and temples with lamps...
Posted: 28.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Ongoing Programs Life Time Tithis Upcoming Events Dignitary Visits/Shibir JCYC Halloween Celebrations Wellness Challenge Diwali, New Year, Kartiki Poonam, Guru Purnima & Pat Darshan at JCSC JAYA Diwali Mela - 11/13 Thanks Giving: The Jain Way - 11/24 Gifts for Elderly - ACC Other News & Events Ongoing Programs | Oct - Nov 2016 Event Date Start Time Daily...
Posted: 28.10.2016
 
Siddhayatan Tirth Diwali is a very special time of the year. For India, the "New Year" begins. At least one billion people around the world celebrate Diwali - a new year, a new beginning. According to Acharya Shree, Diwali is a very spiritual time of the year. Diwali was the day Tirthankar Mahavir attained nirvana and his Chief Disciple, Gautam Swam attained Enlightenment. It is also the best time to do intense...
Posted: 28.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California Jai Jinendra, E-Voting for the JCSC 2016 EC/BOD positions has already commenced from Monday, October 24, 2016 and many life members of our community have started voting online. A paper copy of the Candidate's Bio-data will not be mailed, but you can watch the entire video of the candidates at the YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opuo_2wVXbQ . The candidates'...
Posted: 27.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra Election committee is proud to announce that following candidates have been elected to position as listed below for the next EC (term 2017-2018). EC (Executive Committee) (term 2017-2018) President: Dilip Jain Vice President: Shradha Kotadiya Secretary: Supriya Jain Member-At-Large(1): Surbhi Jain Member-At-Large(2): Ritu Padliya Election committee congratulates above...
Posted: 25.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Shrimad Rajchandra Session Every Monday Evening 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Jai Jinendra! We will have Shrimad Rajchandra Session on Monday evening between 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. We take one or two Gathas each week and have discussion. Darshan Soni will lead this Swadhya and session. Please call for any questions. Come and bring your friends. Mukund & Dhira Mehta 781.344.6030 Kartik &...
Posted: 25.10.2016
By Dr. Sulekh Chand Jain
Many prominent leaders of the Jain community across USA and Canada came to Las Vegas from October 14-19, 2016 for a retreat. The participants came from Boston, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Houston, Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, Iowa City, Iowa, Denver, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and Norway. Most of the participants are renowned for their visionary leadership, dedication and philanthropy. The list of...
Posted: 24.10.2016
 
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS Respected All, Jai Jinendra & Greetings! I am glad to inform you that we had successfully completed our 12 th summer school and now we are ready to accept applications for 2017 summer for the following programs: ISSJS.2017-4W (June 11 th - July 8 th , 2017) : This program is designed for undergrad. students, grad. students, degree holders, PhD candidates, professors...
Posted: 24.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra, We are pleased to announce the following upcoming Diwali events at our center. 30th October 2016 8:30 - 10:30 AM - Diwali Puja and Nirvan Laddu Offering 8:30 - 8:50 AM - Abhisheka 8:50 - 10:30 AM - Nitya Niyam Puja, Diwali Puja, Nirvan Kshetra Puja, Shrut-Jnana Puja and Nirvan Laddu Offering 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Snatra Puja 12:30 PM - Lunch Snatra Puja and Lunch are...
Posted: 22.10.2016
 
Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti - Aahwaan 2016.10.22 AVB.AAHWAAN 01 2016.10.22 AVB.AAHWAAN 02 2016.10.22 AVB.AAHWAAN 03 2016.10.22 AVB.AAHWAAN 04
Posted: 21.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California In This Issue Ongoing Programs Life Time Tithis Upcoming Events Dignitary Visits/Shibir JCYC Halloween Celebrations Wellness Challenge Diwali, New Year, Kartiki Poonam, Guru Purnima & Pat Darshan at JCSC JAYA Diwali Mela - 11/13 Thanks Giving: The Jain Way - 11/24 Other news & views Ongoing Programs | Oct - Nov 2016 Event Date Start Time Daily Ashtprakari...
Posted: 21.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Southern California Jai Jinendra With only 2 open spots in the STEM (7-12 yr) and 4 in Vocal Adult classes, enrollment went well last weekend for Enrichment classes. We also have a great response for the Art and Dance classes. Please send in your Enrollment form as soon as possible so we can plan better. We want to assure all that MJK practice and rehearsals will not conflict with the classes. No...
Posted: 21.10.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America President's Message Jai Jinendra! A new Jainism Chair has been installed at University of North Texas in Dallas. We now have Jain studies being offered in 10 major academic institutions. We are thus increasingly sharing Jain values with our inter-faith Communities across USA through such programs. Thanks to all who submitted essays on “Practicing Ahimsa in our...
Posted: 20.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Jai Jinendra, Sunday, November 06 th 2016: PATHSHALA (morning) and DIWALI Celebration (Afternoon). As we have very limited time for Diwali celebration, we request all the kids in the below levels to attend the practices. Extra practice details for Diwali program, Rookies , will have extra practice on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 from 3 to 5 pm. Please see the link, please have kids...
Posted: 19.10.2016
 
Jain Center of Greater Boston Dev-Shashtra-Guru Puja Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 | Swasti Siddham, Namo Siddhaanam|| "Chaityagurupravachanpujadilakshana Samyaktvavardhini kriya" - The Adoration of Dev-Shashtra-Guru constitutes activities contributing to the enhancement of rational perception - Acharya Shri Pujyapad Jai Jinendra, Please bring a clean set of clothes (Kurta/Dhoti, etc.), if you would like to...
Posted: 19.10.2016
 
Veerayatan International Veerayatan NewsFlash - October 2016 IN THIS EDITION: INDIA Upcoming events: Invitation to a grand celebration in Veerayatan Kutch and Veerayatan Palitana Highlights: Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji unveils ‘Veerayatan Vyom’ in Agra amidst Paryushan Parva festivities Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji and Sadhvi Shri Shilapiji attend International Summit in Israel KENYA Upcoming events:...
Posted: 19.10.2016
 
Jain Engineers Society Newsletter Newsletter: October 2016 016.10.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 01 016.10.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 02 016.10.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 03 016.10.19 Jain Engineers Newsletter 04
Posted: 17.10.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone, SCVP cordially invites everyone to attend our annual Gnan Pancham event on Friday 4th November . The event is thought provoking and timely reminder of the importance of learning and an opportunity to offer our sincere gratitude to all the spiritual souls who have given us the beauty of Jain teachings. The doors will open at 7.45pm and the event will promptly start at 8pm. All details are...

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