JCOCO ►Jain Temple Pratishtha Mahotsav July, 20, 21, 22, 23 – 2012 ►Report

Author:  Image of Dinesh VoraDinesh Vora
Published: 03.08.2012
Updated: 30.07.2015

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Jain Center of Central Ohio (JCOCO)




Report:

JAIN CENTER OF CENTRAL OHIO (JCOCO)
6685 SOUTH OLD STATE ROAD
LEWIS  CENTER, OHIO 43235


JAIN TEMPLE PRATISHTHA MAHOTSAV
JULY,  20, 21, 22, 23 - 2012

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JCOCO JAIN TEMPLE PRATISHTHA

The  JCOCO’s new Temple pratishtha mahotsav activities were performed and celebrated for the first Jain temple in Columbus metropolitan area, in Ohio on July 20, 21,22, 23  2012 with great enthusiasm, success, and enriched participation by Jains as well as Non-Jains.

Jain pratishtha musical, religious songs and dramas were guided and presented by shri Ashutosh Vyas and group from India. Vidhis, Boli leadership and bhakti songs were performed by Shri Narendrabhai Nandu, his son and group from India very successfully. Pratishtha’s  religious speeches and vidhis by Shri Bhatarak Charukeerthji  of Moodbidri, Karnataka India, Shree Nareshbhai Shah from New York, Shri Amrendra Muni, Dr, Tarlaben Doshi, Shri Girishbhai Shah, and other prominent Jain leaders simply glorified the joyous Mahotsav celebration.

Local Delaware County dignitaries who attended the functions are Tommy Thompson, Commissioner, Delaware County and John M. Eufinger, Magistrate, Delaware County Court, along with Niranjan Patel the local prominent democratic party politician.

The presence of Dr. Sushil Jain, respectable Jaina President and Dr. Manish Mehta the Jaina’s Midwest Vice-president is appreciated.

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The cooperation from the populated place of Lewis Center, Delaware county of Ohio, local school district and local residents during varghodo and other activities is praiseworthy. The weather was very blessfull.

The Pratishtah Mahotsav Sanghpati rolls were performed by Shri Talakchand  and Smt. Taraben Shah, and also Dr. Nikhil Doshi and Smt Rupaben Doshi.

The JCOCO executive committee,  Sona  Mehta  President, Dinesh Vora Vice-President, The BOT committee of Dr. Mukesh Shah, Dr. Nikhil Doshi, Dr. Dalsukh Madia, Anish Doshi, Tansukh Salgia and sub-committees of Temple,  Pratishtha etc. provided hard and sincere work for the success of the temple project. 

THE JAIN TEMPLE INTERIOR 

(1)  GABHARA  Tirthankars

Shri Rishabhadev - Mulnayak Shwetamber Murti
Shri Prashwanath Bhagwan - Shwetamber Murti
Shri Mahavir Swami - Digamber Murti
and
setup for future pratishtha of twentyfour tirthankars in surrounding the main idol center.

(2) SVETAMBER UPASHRAYA For religious worshipping activities of Sthanakvasi Jains.

(3) Shrimad Rajchandra center with Shrimad Chitrapat pratishtha.

(4) Rangmandap:

A vast hall for religious audiences and spiritual activities participants containing
Idols of  Gandadhars: Shri Pundarik Swami - Ganadhar bhagwan of  Shree Rishbahdev and
Shri Gautam Swami - Ganadhar bhagwan of  Shree Mahavir swami
Marble Patts:  Shri Shantrunjay Tirth and Shri Sammetshikhar Tirth
Marble Shilas:    Shri Navkar Mahamantra and Shri Siddhchakaraji mounted on the wall
Dev and Devis:  Idols of  Padmavati Devi,   Saraswati Devi,  Shri Manibhadraveer and Shri Ghantakaranveer

(5) The temple incorporates Pathshala and Religious cultural activities areas and other associated rooms for general activities. 

PRATISHTHA ACTIVITIES

The some of the functions performed during the vast activities were Bhavanas, Bolis, Swamivatsalyas, Kumbh Sthapan, Deepak Sthapan, Jwaara Ropan Poojan and Pokhana, Cultural programs, Varghodo (procession),  Abhisheks, Pratishtha poojans, Dhwaja Aaropan, Snatra Pujas, Patt and Shila Udhaghatan, Dignitary bahuman, Dwara Udghatan and finally Temple opening for daily routine activities.

PRATISHTHA MAHOTSAV PICTURES

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CONCLUSION

JCOCO is grateful and proud to conclude the Pratishtha mahotsav pleasantly and successfully with the blessings of Lord Tirthankars and guidance of  renowned vidhikars, Sadhus, pravachankars, enthusiastic Boli responders. The temple is now open for Jain religious activities.   

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