JVBL - 6 Samanijis for Paryushan Celebrations 2008 Programme

Published: 26.07.2008
Updated: 02.07.2015
Samani
Prasanna Pragya
Samani
Rohit Pragya

August 28 to September 4, 2008

Programme at JVB, Sayer Centre, London

In the auspicious presence of


SAMANIS CHAITANYA PRAGYA & PRASANNA PRAGYA
(Disciples of H.H. Acharya Mahapragya)

Special Classes of Jainism by Dr. Samani Chaitanya Pragya
(Head of the department of Jainology at Jain Vishva Bharati University)

DATE

TIME

SUBJECT

28, 29 August

6:30 to 7:30am

Lecture on Jain Metaphysics

30 August

10:30am to 1:00pm 

Workshop on Jain Logic

1, 2 & 3 September

6:30 to 7:30am

Lecture on Jain Metaphysics

SESSIONS FOR SPIRITUAL UPLIFTMENT

MORNING (In English)

EVENING

9:30 - 10:10am

Mantra & Meditation

8:00 - 8:45pm

Pratikramana (in Hindi)

10:10 - 10:40am

Discourse on Arhat Vandana

8:15 - 8:45pm

Pratikramana (in English)

10:40 - 11:15am

Discourse on Kalpa-Sutra

8:45 - 9:30pm

Lectures (in English)

TO DISCUSS ON
“HOW TO CELEBRATE PARYUSHANA”
JVB CONDUCTS
WORKSHOPS ON
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2008

FOR ADULTS

FOR YOUTHS

10:30am to 12noon

Importance of Paushadha Vrata

11:30am to 12:30pm

Paryushana: What, Why & How

SAMANIJIS’ PRESENCE IN JAIN ORGANISATIONS

ORGANISATION

MORNING

EVENING

Jain Vishva Bharati

Samani Chaitanya Pragya & Prasanna Pragya

Samani Prasanna Pragya & Rohit Pragya

Navnat Vanik Assoc.

Samani Agam Pragya & Rohit Pragya

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Jain Association

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Samani Chaitanya Pragya & Agam Pragya

  • SAMANIS JYOTI PRAGYA & HIM PRAGYA will be present at Jain Ashram in Birmingham.

For the spiritual development of Children and Youths: PARYUSHANA COMPETITION WORKSHEET

Note:  
All Participants of this spiritual competition will be rewarded with certificates and the Children with the highest score will get a Prize too.


PARYUSHANA-2008  Work-Sheet

prepared by
Jain Vishva Bharati, London

DO….                ↓

 
August  to  September 2008
 

POINTS

28

29

30

31

01

02

03

04

TOTAL

per duration

left to right

1

Namokāra Mahāmantra Jāp (1 Mālā/ Rosary)

50

2

Navakārsī(no eating for 48 mins after sunrise)

20

3

Paursī (no eating for 1st quarter of day)

30

4

Sāmāyika (living like a monk/ nun for 48 mins)

30

5

Mauna (being silent/ no talking for 1 hour)

20

6

Meditation or Chanting Mantra(for 15 mins)

15

7

Pratikramana (saying prayers for repentance)

75

8

Ekāsana (eating only 1 meal in a day)

75

9

Upavāsa (fasting with/without water for 24 hrs)

150

10

listen to discourses/ lectures

40

11

say 5 Namokāra Mantras before eating

2

12

say 5 Namokāra Mantras at bed-time

2

13

say 5 Namokāra Mantras on waking-up

2

14

greet everyone with  ‘Jai Jinendra’

2

15

greet Samanijis with ‘Vandāmi Namansāmi’

2

DO  NOT….     ↓

1

watch TV/ cartoons/ movies

50

2

cut plants/ pluck flowers/ walk on grass

25

3

play cards

15

4

get angry/ use abusive language

25

5

eat food from outside or in Restaurants

15

6

speak lies

15

7

fight/ get into any arguments

15

8

buy new clothes

15

9

eat root vegetables

15

10

eat after sunset

20

11

eat more than 21 food items in a day

25

12

eat or drink for 1 hour

10

13

eat one particular (any) food item in a day

10

14

eat chewing gum

20

15

leave any food in your plate

10

TOTAL POINTS EARNED = add all points in column on right 

You can do any of above activities more than once in a day. For example, if you do ‘two’ Sāmāyika of 48 mins in 1 day (1 Sāmāyika=30 points) then you have earned 30x2 = 60 points for that activity in 1 day. So fill in as many activities during the 8 days of Paryushana & then add all the points in the ‘total points earned’ box.

There are two categories for entry:    Ages 5-15 years   &    16-25 years

Separate 1st, 2nd & 3rd Prizes will be given in both categories for achieving a total of highest points. Certificates will be awarded to all participants. Return the completed form to Archana Maru at JVB London Centre. Last day for submission:  7 September 2008.

Your Name…………………………………………………………………………..……..Age…………………………..

Address…………………………………………………………………………………….…………………………..……

………………………………………………………………Telephone…………………………………………………...

Any comments you may like to add……………..…………………………………………………………….......………..

 

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  1. Acharya
  2. Acharya Mahapragya
  3. Agam
  4. Arhat
  5. Arhat Vandana
  6. Birmingham
  7. Chaitanya
  8. Ekāsana
  9. Fasting
  10. JVB
  11. JVB London
  12. Jain Logic
  13. Jain Vishva Bharati
  14. Jain Vishva Bharati University
  15. Jainism
  16. Jinendra
  17. Kalpa-Sutra
  18. London
  19. Mahapragya
  20. Mantra
  21. Meditation
  22. Navnat
  23. Paryushana
  24. Paushadha
  25. Pragya
  26. Pratikramana
  27. Rohit
  28. Samani
  29. Samani Agam Pragya
  30. Samani Chaitanya Pragya
  31. Samani Prasanna Pragya
  32. Samani Rohit Pragya
  33. Samanis
  34. Sāmāyika
  35. Upavāsa
  36. Vandana
  37. Vrata
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