Posted: 25.04.2015
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Maryada Pragya Jai Jinendra Samanijis will be conducting workshop on Bhaktamar Stotra on Sunday April 26th @ 9:00 AM .Please take time from your busy schedule to attend this workshop. Media Coverage of Annual Family Camp - click on the links below TV Asia Indo American News Voice of Asia Upcoming Events 21-Apr Tuesday @ 8:00 PM- Akshay Tritiya Program by Samanijis (1 hour) 3- May...
Posted: 18.04.2015
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Maryada Pragya Jai Jinendra. JVB will be celebrating Akshay Tritiya on Tuesday, April 21st, under the Guidance of Samani Parimal Pragyaji & Samani Mariyada Pragya ji. Date- Tuesday 21st April Time- 8-9 PM. I hope to see you all at JVB on this auspicious occassion. Family Camp news on TV Asia - The Highlights of our Family Camp will be aired on TV ASIA today, 17th April @ 9.30pm CST...
Posted: 13.04.2015
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Maryada Pragya Jai Jinendra. Samanijis conducted spiritually nourishing and enjoyable camp during the Easter Long weekend. To view the camp in pictures, click here Samanijis are currently travelling to California and will be back at the center by evening on Monday, April 20th. Weekly classes and sessions would not be conducted between now and April 20th (except for Yoga class on...
Posted: 31.03.2015
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Maryada Pragya Annual Family camp is the most soul satisfying and enriching experience, its being held in the calm & scenic wooded set-up at Camp Woodmen facility in Bellville, TX (50 miles west on 290/I-10) since the past 4 years. This time, It’s happening again on Easter weekend (starts at 3 PM on Friday April 3rd and ends on 12 noon Sunday April 5th ). The theme is very...
Posted: 26.03.2015
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Maryada Pragya Jai Jinendra. We are starting all our weekly classes and sessions as Samanijis have arrived at the center. There will be Samanijis Pravachan on Sunday, Mar 29th starting at 10:30 AM . Mediation and Swadhyay on Wednesdays will start from today. There will be Meditation and Yoga class for Ladies on Thursday. See the complete schedule of classes and sessions below...
Posted: 16.03.2015
 
Samani Parimal Pragya Samani Maryada Pragya We are very excited to announce arrival of Samani Parimal Pragya ji & Samani Mariyada Pragya ji in Houston on Tuesday, March 17, in the evening. We will start our events as well as weekly classes, after they arrive. Another exciting news is that Samani Vikas Pragya ji (She was in Houston during 2013) & Samani Ratan Pragya ji, who have been deputed to JVB Orlando, are...
Posted: 17.02.2015
 
Event Photos: 2015. 2.14 JVB Houston iChoose - Investing Wealth Management 01 2015. 2.14 JVB Houston iChoose - Investing Wealth Management 02 2015. 2.14 JVB Houston iChoose - Investing Wealth Management 03 2015. 2.14 JVB Houston iChoose - Investing Wealth Management 04
Posted: 13.02.2015
 
JVB is having a very informative and interesting session of iChoose on valentine day. iChoose – Investing/Wealth Management – click here for event flyer Speaker: Mike Robertson, host of “straight talk money” show When: Saturday, February 14th @ 3:30 PM followed by tea & snacks Where: JVB, 14102 Schiller Road, Houston If you have not registered yet, simply reply to this email. Bring your friends and...
Posted: 30.01.2015
 
We are pleased to let you know that Samani Parimal Pragya ji and Samani Mariyada Pragya ji have been chosen by Gurudev, to be stationed at Houston this year. They are currently in India and their arrival date in Houston will be announced soon. JVB Gyanshala Kids Presenting a skit at Republic Day Celebrations: India Culture Centre is celebrating India's Republic day on Jan 31st . JVB Gyanshala kids will be...
Posted: 13.01.2015
 
Trust New Year has begun on a nice note for you all. I look forward to seeing you more often at JVB Programs and events this year, and hope this was part of your new year resolutions. We gave a heartfelt farewell to Samanijis; they have travelled to India for their annual visit. We will inform all members once we know Samanijis arrival date. Click here for Samanijis Farewell event Pictures Saturday Yoga class...
Posted: 01.01.2015
 
Upcoming Events: Samaniji Farewell - J an 1st @ 2:00 PM followed by snacks & tea Yoga class every Saturday @ 9:00 AM. Weekly Sessions of Wed & Thu will be suspended till Samanijis return Family Camp - April 3-5 (Easter weekend) at Camp Woodmen – Save the date Warm Regards, Amit Sacheti Secretary www.jvbhouston.org Connect to JVB Houston via Facebook JVB Houston's YouTube Channel JVB Houston's USTREAM Channel...
Posted: 29.12.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Wish you all a very Happy New Year ! Let's get together to bid a fond farewell to Samanijis for their yearly trip to India. Samaniji's Farewell Program Thursday, January 1st from 2:00 - 4:00 PM followed by Snacks & Tea TV Asia aired the coverage of Acharya Tulsi Centenary Celebration at JVB Houston when Houston Mayor Annise Parker participated to inaugurate the first...
Posted: 24.12.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra Wish you all a very Happy Holidays & and a Prosperous New Year. We look forward to wonderful 2015 for all of you. Samanijis conducted 1 day Meditation Camp on Saturday, December 20th. Theme of the Camp was " Opening the window for 2015 ". All the participants had a wonderful experience. To view the Pictures of the camp click here. As the Year 2015 quickly...
Posted: 17.12.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, Seats are filling up fast for the 1 day Meditation camp being conducted on Saturday, December 20th starting from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Theme of the Camp will be " Opening the window for 2015 ". To register online click here or send us an email along with head count and we will register you. For complete schedule click here . The Camp has a small fee to...
Posted: 10.12.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Flyer: We invite you to participate in this special event on Sunday, Dec 14th starting at 10:00 AM. Houston Mayor Hon. Annise Parker will be inaugurate the first Gyanshala Children Magazine and Tulsi commemoration volume, on the occasion of H. H. Acharya Tulsi birth centenary global celebrations. Event will be followed by lunch. Kindly RSVP by replying to this...
Posted: 05.12.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, We look forward to having you for the Prayer, Meditation and Pravachan during Gyan-Sabha session on Sunday, December 7th @ 10:30 AM ( followed by Lunch). Kids classes (Gyanshala) will start at 10:00 AM. Samanijis will be conducting 1 day Meditation Camp on Saturday, December 13th. Theme of the Camp will be " Opening the window for 2015 ". For complete...
Posted: 26.11.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra Wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving weekend. Samanijis will be conducting 1 day Meditation Camp on Saturday, December 13th. Theme of the Camp will be " Opening the window for 2015 ". For complete schedule click here To register for the camp click here Flyer:
Posted: 14.11.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, We look forward to having you for the Prayer, Meditation and Pravachan during Gyan-Sabha this Sunday, November 16 th @ 10:30 AM ( followed by Lunch). Kids classes (Gyanshala) will start at 10:00 AM Big Om-Arham & Thank you to all the Volunteers, specially kids, who came out in numbers with great spirit, to devote their precious time for Volunteer work...
Posted: 30.10.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra Coming weekend is full of activities at JVB. All the events are listed below, hope you will participate actively. Gyan-Sabha Prayer, Meditation and Pravachan Sunday, Nov 2nd @ 10:30 AM followed by Lunch Classes for Kids (Gyanshala) will start at 10:00 AM iChoose Program for Young Professionals featuring Dr.Ganesh Thakur "How to deal with challenges & how...
Posted: 18.10.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, Join us for the Prayer, Meditation and Pravachan during Gyan-Sabha this Sunday, Oct 19th @ 10:30 AM  followed by Lunch. (hall doors to remain close during meditation). To celebrate JVB’s 15th Anniversary in Houston & 5th Anniversary of the current center, JVB patrons graced the occasion by actively participating in the festivities held on Sunday, Oct...
Posted: 11.10.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, We invite you for our Annual Day Celebrations under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji this Sunday. JVB is completing 15 years in Houston & 5 years in the current premises. Program includes Adhar Abhishek Pooja, Amazing Quwwali, Entertaining Play, Sweet Dance followed by Samanijis Pravachan. Schedule: Sunday, October 12th...
Posted: 07.10.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, JVB Preksha Meditation Center invites you along with family & friends for its Annual Day Celebrations under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragya Ji & Samani Jayant Pragya Ji Sunday October 12th (Celebrating 15 years of JVB in Houston & 5 years in the current premises) Adhar Abhishek Pooja starts at 8:00 AM, bolis are filling up on first cum first serve...
Posted: 03.10.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra, Join us for the Prayer, Meditation and Pravachan in Gyan-Sabha this Sunday, Oct 5th @ 10:30 AM followed by Lunch. (hall doors to remain close during meditation, come on time so that others don't get disturbed). iChoose - Program on Young professional Saturday Oct 4th @ 4.30 PM . Well known Houstonian, Mr. Vijay Goradia will speak on "What does it take to...
Posted: 17.09.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra Join us for the Prayer, Meditation and Pravachan session this Sunday as follows: Gyan-Sabha - Sunday, Sep 21st @ 10:30 AM followed by Lunch (hall doors to remain close during meditation, pl come on time so that others don't get disturbed) On the same day (Sunday, Sept 21st), JVB will welcome Sangh from Dallas at 12:30 PM. Stay with us to give a warm...
Posted: 13.09.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We had a very successful Mega Blood Donation drive as well as Bone Marrow Registry event held at JVB last Saturday. Other than saving lives with blood donation, several people participated to show their commitment & enthusiasm towards this global event which was held to commemorate Acharya Tulsi’s birth centennial year. We also became part of history when a new...
Posted: 05.09.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra We invite you to JVB this weekend to participate in the events of your choice - Gyan-Sabha, Mega Blood Donation Drive, Bone Marrow Registry & Gyanshala. During the last Gyan-Sabha, we got to know that Maharaj Barthrihari was convinced that Vikramaditya should marry a very dignified and talented girl. A new person (Charan) came in Rajyasabha to inspire...
Posted: 03.09.2014
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya We are celebrating Acharya Tulsi's birth centennial year and on this occasion, organizing a Mega Blood Donation Drive on Saturday, Sep 6th. Join us for this noble cause; you can register by simply replying to this email or by clicking here . Also help us in forwarding this message and encourage your family members and friends to participate. Let's get ready to make...
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...

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