Posted: 30.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Micchami Dukkadam ! Tap Anumodana (Felicitation) - Sunday, August 31st from 10:30 AM followed by Lunch - to felicitate all the Tapaswi's, If you have done any Tapasya and have not written down your name on the sheet at JVB, reply back to this email. Gyanshala - Starting on this Sunday, Aug 31st - to view more information click here and to register your kids online...
Posted: 27.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are halfway in Paryushan but there are several interesting programs and events coming up during this entire week at JVB. We have Pratikraman for Adults & Kids ( English Pratikraman for Kids) and also Samaniji's pravachan every day. Friday evening would be a big community Samvatsari celebration for all. Friday evening would be a big Samvatsari celebration with...
Posted: 21.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya PARYUSHAN CELEBRATIONS 2014 THE PATH OF PURIFICATION Friday August 22nd through Friday August 29th, 2014 A Festival of Forgiveness A Festival of Self-Discipline A Journey of Self-Awareness Let’s celebrate this spiritual festival in the auspicious presence of Samani Sanmati Pragya Ji and Samani Jayant Pragya Ji (Disciples of Acharya Mahashraman Ji) There will be...
Posted: 16.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Wish you all happy month of August ! The story of King Vikramaditya is taking interesting turns. It has shed light on several aspects of life and is teaching us how an individual can become great by good deeds. Last Gyansabha, we got to know howVikramaditya got married .Vikramaditya did not fall for good looks but instead he chose to marry a very talented girl. What...
Posted: 14.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya PARYUSHAN CELEBRATIONS 2014 THE PATH OF PURIFICATION Friday August 22nd through Friday August 29th, 2014 A Festival of Forgiveness A Festival of Self-Discipline A Journey of Self-Awareness Let’s celebrate this spiritual festival in the auspicious presence of Samani Sanmati Pragya Ji and Samani Jayant Pragya Ji (Disciples of Acharya Mahashraman Ji) Parallel programs...
Posted: 12.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are happy to inform you that during this Choumasa Tapsya has been started in our Jain Society of Houston. Please note that Meena Kapasi is on her way to complete her Atthai (eight upvas) under the direction of Pujya Samaniji Sanmati Pragyaji and Pujya Samaniji Jayant Pragyaji in Houston. We express our hearty Anumodna to Meena Ben's Tapasya. Events coming up:...
Posted: 09.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya JVB is hosting several programs & events in the coming few weeks. This includes a unique and interesting session (iChoose iChoose - Session on Networking for young Professionals (by Mr. Anand & 2 more experts) on Saturday Aug 9th @ 3.30 PM Gyan-Sabha – Prayer, Meditation & Pravachan Sunday, August 17th @ 10:30 AM followed by Lunch Paryushan Parv - will be celebrated...
Posted: 05.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya JVB is celebrating Acharya Tulsi's birth centennial year and on this occasion, organizing a Mega Blood Donation Drive on Saturday, Sep 6th (flyer enclosed). This drive is held simultaneously in 300 cities worldwide. Join us for this noble cause, you can register simply by replying to this email or by clicking here . Also help us in forwarding this email and encourage...
Posted: 01.08.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Wish you all happy month of August ! The story of King Vikramaditya is taking interesting turns. It has shed light on several aspects of life and is teaching us how an individual can become great by his/her deeds. Last Sunday, we got to know that with the help of Betal, Vikramaditya found his brother and requested him to return to the kingdom. Ministers at the kingdom...
Posted: 29.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.“ Volunteers are the life-line for all activities & events at JVB. There are several areas where you can choose to help - Facility & Building, Events & Programs, Maintenance, Gyanshala and many more. Let us know the area of your interest, by responding to this email, and we will get you involved on...
Posted: 25.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Hope you had a good week so far. During the last session, we got to know that King Vikramaditya & Vetal became friends. With great wisdom, Vikramaditya was able to get rid of him. King would now focus towards the welfare & development of his people. How will he do that? Come and join us this Sunday to know about this. Sunday, July 27th @ 10:30 AM followed by Lunch...
Posted: 23.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, Hope you are having a good workweek. To experience peace and have control on our thoughts please join us at our monthly meditation workshop held every last Saturday of month, inside our unique Pyramid Hall. Preksha Meditation Workshop Saturday, July 26th from 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM followed by lunch Yoga, Meditation, Discourse & Relaxation Click Here to...
Posted: 21.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are pleased to announce that Paryushan Mahaparv 2014 will be celebrated at JVB Preksha Meditation Center under the auspicious guidance of Samaniji Sanmati Pragya Ji & Samaniji Jayant Pragya Ji. Please mark your calenders for: August 22nd through 29th, 2014 The daily schedule will include lectures and pratikraman, see the attached flier for more information:
Posted: 17.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya All the kids thoroughly enjoyed the Children summer camp held at JVB last week. Pictures provide lovely glimpse of this activity, click here to view them. We are half way in summer and Kids will go back to their schools by end of next month. To imbibe life values and help them grow as responsible adults, JVB has been conducting Gyanshala since the last 8 years. New...
Posted: 11.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Chaturmas starts today (Friday). Hope you all will commence this pious period by joining us for Pratikraman at the center, Friday, July 11th at 8:00 PM . Samaniji continued the story of King Vikramaditya. He was able to befriend Vetal by offering him delicious food, drink and other goodies. What happens next? We will come to know this next session of Gyan-Sabha...
Posted: 08.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya This summer will be full of activities at the center. Chaturmas begins this Friday and I would hope you will join us to do Pratikraman, under the guidance of Samanijis. Enclosed below is the list of events coming up. Chaturmasik Pakkhi Pratikraman - Friday, July 11 @ 8:00 PM Gyan-Sabha – Prayer, Meditation & Pravachan Sunday, July 13 @ 10:30 AM followed by Lunch...
Posted: 02.07.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya To commemorate the birth anniversary of Acharya Tulsi, a great soul, religious reformer and spiritual leader of India, The Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship and Jain Education and Research Foundation are organizing an international conference on the theme of Acharya Tulsi and the Making of Modern Jainism. International Conference on Acharya Tulsi and the Making of Modern...
Posted: 25.06.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya To experience peace and nurture your mind, body & soul, come and attend our monthly Preksha Meditation Workshop this Saturday, June 28th from 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM followed by lunch. The workshop includes Meditation Sessions, Yoga & Swadhyay, with adequate breaks in between. Click Here to Register! We also have iChoose session on Networking this Saturday, June 28th @ 3:30...
Posted: 20.06.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Through the story of King Vikramaditya, Samanijis explained the difference between Character & Conduct and Solitude & Loneliness. Vikramaditya, living as Avdhoot, was made King of Avantika. His real identity was not still known to people. After day's hectice festivities, he gets his bedroom filled with lots of goodies and goes to sleep. What will Vetal do now? Let us...
Posted: 17.06.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Announcing Children Summer Camp at JVB from July 7-11. Avail early bird discount, register at Link
Posted: 12.06.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya You cannot control the results, only your actions. Uncontrolled, scattered thoughts are like a speeding car. Unless you brake, you'll crash. We need to put on the brakes if our minds are to work naturally. A natural mind is peaceful and a peaceful mind brings clarity. To experience peace and have control on our thoughts please join us at our monthly meditation workshop...
Posted: 06.06.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Samanijis talked about स्वाभिमान v/s अभिमान, विनय & also narrated on how going to your gurus is essential in life (just like the people of Avantika approached their spiritual leader, when they were not able to find King). The story of Vikramaditya has given insight to so many things. Let us listen on how people of Avantika finds...
Posted: 01.06.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are having Gyanshala Annual Day @10:00 AM and Gyan-Sabha @ 10:30 AM tomorrow (Sunday), and look forward to your participation. Last time, we heard from Samanijis that after an interesting journey, Vikramaditya and Bhatmatra reached outskirts of Ujjaini. Bhatmatra told Vikramaditya about the events which lead to his brother becoming a saint and his bhabhi committing...
Posted: 27.05.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are having our monthly Preksha Meditation camp this Saturday, May 31st from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM . The workshop includes Meditation Sessions, Yoga & Swadhyay, with adequate breaks in between. Light lunch will be served. Click Here to Register! as RSVP is mandatory for this. I look forward to your attendance. Please forward this invitation to whosoever you feel may...
Posted: 20.05.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya JVB has been offering the following weekly classes/sessions which are open to everyone and does not require any registration: Tue  - Swadhyay, Relaxation & Meditation 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Wed - Meditation & Swadhyay- 7:00–9:00 PM Thu - Meditation & Yoga for Ladies- 9:30–11:00 AM Sat -  Yoga & Relaxation 9.00 AM -10:30 AM Meditation Workshop:  We will have...
Posted: 17.05.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Samaniji's continue the story of “ Veer Vikramaditya”. Last Sunday, we got to know that Vikramaditya felt that Jyotish was a knowledgeable person. Jyotish also felt the same about Vikramaditya and thought he should be a king. He asked Vikramaditya to give his real introduction but Vikramaditya hesitated to be open (to a person he does not know well). As they spent...
Posted: 05.05.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Thank you for attending Preksha Meditation Workshops at JVB Preksha Meditation Center in the past. It is our hope that you have found these workshops beneficial and are incorporating Preksha Meditation techniques in your daily lives. As part of the ongoing monthly Preksha Meditation sessions; a session will be conducted on May 31st 2014 from 9 AM - 1 PM. The workshop...
Posted: 01.05.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya JVB would be having this wonderful event on Sunday, May 11th starting at 10:00 AM. Those interested, in participating in the advertisement contest, see the 2nd flyer enclosed below, come up with creative advertisement to showcase your talent. Email us back for any clarification or questions about this contest.
Posted: 25.04.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Did you notice it yet ? JVB added a brand new facility, a fun Play area for Kids & a lovely Patio to sit and relax. This facility sits next to the Pyramid building and is now ready for use. Join us this Sunday at 12:15 PM for an formal inauguration of this facility to be performed by Gyanshala Kids followed by Mangal Paath from Samanijis. This past weekend, under the...
Posted: 11.04.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Last Sunday, Samanijis started the lecture series on “ Veer Vikramaditya ”, who has been considered a hero in our ancient history. Samanijis spoke about the 6 qualities of a ture hero – 1) Bravery 2) Truthfulness 3) Respecting other people abilities 4) Remaining non-possessive 5) Not discriminating anyone on age & 6) Being Witty. We got to know that Vikramaditya...
Posted: 04.04.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Samanijis would be starting their weekly lecture series on “ Veer Vikramaditya – Secret of heroic Achievements ” from coming Sunday, April 6th at 10.30 AM. Sunday sessions will include prayer, meditation and pravachan and will be called as "Gyan-Sabha" . Come to enjoy this tranquil and powerful experience in the unique Pyramid hall. We had a very interesting and...
Posted: 19.03.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Last Sunday, four Samanijis together provided a very witty and humorous presentation with colors of Kavita, Kahani, Paheli Geet and funny quiz. Audience kept laughing for the entire hour and were amazed at the way each of the Samaniji presented her thoughts on the occasion of Holi. To view more pictures from this sabha click here Samanijis are out of town this week,...
Posted: 13.03.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra. Samanijis would be conducting “Gyansabha” session on coming Sunday, March 16th at 10.30 AM which will include prayer, meditation and pravachan. It will be a unique experience as we will have 4 Samanijis (Current as well as Past ones) together for this session. Last Sunday, community members braved the cold to turn out in numbers to give a very warm...
Posted: 01.03.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are pleased to announce that  Samani Jayant Pragyaji  & Samani Sanmati Pragyaji  have been chosen to be station in Houston this year. They would be arriving in Houston on Thursday, Mar 6 (late evening). We are planning to have an exciting “ Samaniji Welcome Day ” program as follows: Date – Sunday,  March 9th Time - 10.30 AM onwards followed by Lunch...
Posted: 25.02.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya As we await new Samanijis to arrive in Houston, here is what's happening at JVB Holi ke Hindi Bol – Sunday, March 2nd @ 3.00 PM For lovers of Poetry in Hindi, On the auspicious occasion of Holi, Antarrashtriya Hindi Samiti (IHA) is bringing together local poets for a Rangarang Program at JVB Preksha Meditation Center on Sunday March 2, 2013. There is no entry fee for...
Posted: 17.02.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are happy to inform you that Samani Sanmati Pragyaji and Samani Jayant Pragyaji would be coming to JVB Houston, they would be arriving in early March. We will have welcome program for them, more details will follow soon. Gyanshala kids participated in Bhaktambar Competition today at JVB center. These young kids came out with flying colors in answering tough...
Posted: 19.12.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya Do You Really Want to Miss it? RAJA HARISHCHANDRA An epic tale of The Power of Truth Tradition & history will come to life, in spectacular fashion on Saturday January 11th, 2014 - 5 PM Cullen Performance Hall - University of Houston Main Come experience the emotions of life... Play practices are in final stages ( Click here to see pictures ) Tickets are selling a brisk...
Posted: 17.12.2013
 
JVBNA Winter Clothing Drive JVBNJ Youth Club is conducting a clothes drive from now to December 20th 2013. These clothes would be donated to families in India that are in need. What’s Needed: Coats Sweaters Sweatshirts Thermals Hats Gloves Mittens All donations must be clean, gently used and in good condition . Lets put a smile on the people in need and keep them warm this Winter.
Posted: 13.12.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya The Sunday discourse series continues this December 15th, 2013 TRIUMPH OF THE SOUL Discourse 15 Let’s hear from Samani Parimal Pragya ji Samani Vikas Pragya ji [Disciples of H.H. Acharyashri Mahashraman] When: Sunday December 15th, 2013 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Discourse by Samani Parimal Pragya Ji RAJA HARISHCHANDRA Spread the word, join the movement to...
Posted: 03.12.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya SAVE THE DATE! On the occasion of Acharya Tulsi’s Birth Centenary JVB Preksha Meditation Center, Houston presents it's 5th mega presentation RAJA HARISHCHANDRA - the light of truth A Play in Hindi Saturday January 11th, 2014 at 5 PM Spread the word, join the movement to experience The Power of Truth... Tickets are selling fast, Reserve yours now!! Flyer: You...
Posted: 15.11.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya The Sunday discourse series continues this Sunday October 20th, 2013 TRIUMPH OF THE SOUL Discourse 13 Let’s hear from Samani Parimal Pragya ji Samani Vikas Pragya ji [Disciples of H.H. Acharyashri Mahashraman] When: Sunday November 17th, 2013 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Discourse by Samani Parimal Pragya Ji Gyanshala BHAKTAMBAR Competition Sunday November 17th, 2013...
Posted: 25.10.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya DIWALI NIRVAAN JAAP: DIWALI NIRVAAN JAAP under the guidance of Samani Parimal Pragya Ji & Samani Vikas Pragya Ji Program Highlights: Special Pravachan (Lecture) Bhajans Special Diwali Pooja with Jain rituals Sunday November 3rd, 2013 - 10 AM - 12 Noon Please note Jaap & Pooja items to bring below Items to bring along for Diwali Pooja: 1. Raw Rice 2. Kukum - Red...
Posted: 19.10.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya The Sunday discourse series continues this Sunday October 20th, 2013 TRIUMPH OF THE SOUL Discourse 12 Let’s hear from Samani Parimal Pragya ji Samani Vikas Pragya ji [Disciples of H.H. Acharyashri Mahashraman] When: Sunday October 20th, 2013 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Discourse by Samani Parimal Pragya Ji DIWALI NIRVAAN JAAP:, Upcoming Events: Samaniji's Pravachans...
Posted: 10.10.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya JVB Preksha Meditation Center invites you along with friends & family for its Annual Day Celebrations under the guidance of Samani Parimal Pragya Ji & Samani Vikas Pragya Ji Saturday & Sunday October 12 th & 13 th , 2013 Saturday October 12th, 2013 9AM-12:30PM Special Preksha Meditation Workshop Conducted by Samanijis 12:30PM–1PM Lunch...
Posted: 04.10.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya JVB Preksha Meditation Center invites you along with friends & family for its Annual Day Celebrations under the guidance of Samani Parimal Pragya Ji & Samani Vikas Pragya Ji Saturday & Sunday October 12 th & 13 th , 2013 The Sunday discourse series continues this Sunday October 6th, 2013 TRIUMPH OF THE SOUL Discourse 11 Let’s hear from Samani Parimal Pragya ji Samani...
Posted: 12.09.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya The Sunday discourse series continues this Sunday September 15th, 2013 TRIUMPH OF THE SOUL Discourse 10 Let’s hear from Samani Parimal Pragya ji Samani Vikas Pragya ji [Disciples of H.H. Acharyashri Mahashraman] When: Sunday September 15th, 2013 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Discourse by Samani Parimal Pragya Ji Children's Gyanshala Session 2013-14 began on September 1st,...
Posted: 10.09.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya Michchhami Dukkadam from Samanijis & JVB Houston Family On the Pious Occasion of Paryushan If we have hurt you knowingly or unknowingly by thoughts, words or actions during the past year then we do 'kshmayachana' (ask for forgiveness) from core of our heart. Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya JVB Houston Family Upcoming Events: Important Announcement: Due...
Posted: 09.09.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya PARYUSHAN SAMVATSARI TONIGHT Monday September 9th, 2013 7 PM onwards Let’s celebrate the culmination of this spiritual festival in the auspicious presence of Samani Parimal Pragya Ji and Samani Vikas Pragya Ji (Disciples of Acharya Mahashraman Ji) Parallel English Pratikraman for kids. Morning Schedule 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Bhaktambar & Aagam Vaachan led by Samaniji...
Posted: 31.08.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya TRIUMPH OF THE SOUL The Sunday discourse series continues this Sunday September 1st, 2013 TRIUMPH OF THE SOUL Discourse 9 Let’s hear from Samani Parimal Pragya ji Samani Vikas Pragya ji [Disciples of H.H. Acharyashri Mahashraman] When: Sunday September 1st, 2013 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Discourse by Samani Parimal Pragya Ji Gyanshala Session Children's...
Posted: 30.08.2013
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Vikas Pragya PARYUSHAN CELEBRATIONS 2013 THE PATH OF PURIFICATION Monday September 2nd through Monday September 9th, 2013 A Festival of Forgiveness A Festival of Self-Discipline A Journey of Self-Awareness Let’s celebrate this spiritual festival in the auspicious presence of Samani Parimal Pragya Ji and Samani Vikas Pragya Ji (Disciples of Acharya Mahashraman Ji) Please note...

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