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27th Anniversary of Our Jinalaya Celebrating 27 Bhav of Shree Mahavirswami

27th Anniversary of Our Jinalaya Celebrating 27 Bhav of Shree Mahavirswami
Friday, May 15 – Sunday, May 17, 2015

Jain Center of Southern California is pleased to invite you all to celebrate 27th Anniversary of our center. JCSC EC, BOD and 27th Anniversary Planning committee, along with help of volunteers, have planned a three-day program.

We have invited a well-known singer, who is also a Vidhikar, Shri Ashishbhai Mehta, from India to captivate us in Bhakti Bhavna and other Poojans.

Please join all and let’s celebrate the anniversary of our center and take advantage of the available opportunities. Here is the program detail and information regarding Bolis along with Nakro items.


Day / Date 



Fri., May 15

Rishabh Ni Shobha Hu Shi Kahu

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Swamivatsalya Dinner

5:30 pm to 7.00 pm

Bhakti Bhavna, Aarti, Mangal Divo 

7:00 pm onwards in Derasar 

Sat., May 16


7:30 am – 8:30 am


9:00 am – 10:30 am

Toran Bandhan

10:30 am – 11:00 am

* Swamivatsalya Lunch

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Snatra Puja

12:00 noon

18 Abhishek/Xetra Shuddhikaran

12:39 pm – 5:30 pm

* Swamivatsalya Dinner

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Aarti, Managal Divo

7:00 pm in Derasar

Cultural Program

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Sun., May 17

Snatrapuja, 17 Bhedi Puja

8:00 am onwards in Derasar

Divo/GyanBhandar Arpan

12:00 noon

Dhwaja Ceremony

12:39 pm

* Swamivatsalya Lunch 

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm 

Friday, May 15 – Sunday, May 17, 2015 are the days to add to the glory of our Jinalay’s history:
Sanghpati for Procession on 5/16 – boli and aadesh on 5/15, during bhavna bhakti – Laabh: to carry main dwaja in procession, all 18 Abhisheks of Shantinath Bhagvan & Sidhhachakraji on Trigdu and Asthprakari puja on 5/16, Divo at cultural program and prefered sitting on 5/16.

Toran bandhan at the enterance of Jinalay on 5/16-boli.

Dharavadi around premises of Jinalay for purifiacation – boli.

New silver Gyan Bhandar Arpan, Inauguration and Installation will be done outside Rang Mandap of derasar, in front of Aagam Mandir by sponsor family on 5/17 – boli will start from 5/15 during bhavna bhakti.

New silver Divo Arpan, Inauguration and Installation will be done at right side of Trigdu by sponsor family on 5/17, boli will start from 5/15 during bhavna bhakti.

Silver contribution for making of Gyan Bhandar, Divo & two new silver Torans (one at the entrance of derasar, another at Gabhara entrance). Can be pledged throughout the event – For 1kg – $700, 1/2 kg – $350, 1/4 kg $175.
Annual dhwaja changing ceremony for main Shikhar – boli will start from 5/15 during bhavna bhakti.

Sponsorship for Swamivatsalya: Grand/Multiple opportunities available.
Friday, May 15 – Dinner- $2,001
Saturday, May 16 – Lunch – $3,001
Saturday, May 16 – Dinner- $5,001

Contact: Vipul Udani @ 213-925-9453 or

Boli / Nakro Details for All Programs



“Dhyan Shibir” – Saturday, January 31, 2015

આપણા મહાન વૈજ્ઞાનિક અને મનોવૈજ્ઞાનિક ભગવાન શ્રી મહાવીરપ્રભુએ  દર્શાવેલો સાધના ક્રમ ધ્યાન
“મોક્ષનું દ્વાર આત્મજ્ઞાન છે અને આત્મજ્ઞાન ધ્યાન સાધ્ય છેઅને ધ્યાન માટે મનની સ્થિરતા જરૂરી છે.”
વચન કાયા બાંધીએમન નવિ બાંધ્યું જાય;
મન બાંધ્યા વિણ પ્રભુ ના મિલેક્રિયા નિષ્ફળ થાય.”             –  પૂજ્ય મહોપાધ્યાય શ્રી યશોવિજયજી મ. સા.
સૌનો એ અનુભવ છે કે એક નવકારવાળી ગણવા બેસીએ તો પણ મન સ્થિર રહી શકતું નથીઅને જ્ઞાનીઓ કહે છે કે મનને સ્થિર કાર્ય વગર ધર્મનું આધ્યાત્મિક ફળ ક્યારેય પણ ના મળી શકે. આ માટે “ધ્યાનાભ્યાસ” એટલે કે ધ્યાનનો અભ્યાસ જરૂરી છે અને અનિવાર્ય છે. તે “ધ્યાન” ના વિષયમાં પૂર્વાચાર્યોએ જે પધ્ધતિ આપણને બતાવી છે તેનો વિચાર કરી આપણા રોજીન્દા જીવનમાં કેવી રીતે આપણે અમલમાં મૂકી શકીએ તે માટે એક દિવસની શિબિર નું આયોજન શનિવાર, તા. ૩૧ જાન્યુરી ૨૦૧૫ ના કર્યું છે, જેની વિગત નીચે મુજબ છે.
Location: Jain Center Main Hall, 8072 Commonwealth Ave, Buena Park, CA 90621
This Dhyan Shibir is conducted by Shri Girishbhai Shah and the schedule is as follows:
“Dhyan Shibir”
Saturday, January 31, 2015
8 – 9 am
9 – 10:30 am
Session 1
10:30 – 10:45 am 
Short break 
10:45 am -12:15 pm
Session 2
12:15 – 1 pm
1 – 2:15 pm
Session 3
2:15 – 2:30 pm
Short break 
2:30 – 4 pm
Session 4
4 – 5:20 pm
The registration is free and all meals are provided. Please click at link below to register:
The paper copy of the registration form is also available at Jain center information desk to fill out and return it to Armishbhai Bhojak, Jain center care taker.
If you have any questions about the Shibir, please contact Yogesh Shah by phone at909-952-9585 or via email

Tender Care Community Outreach Program (TCCOP) September 2014 Activity Report

Tender Care Community Outreach Program (TCCOP) Update
Subsidiary of ACC (Anekant Community Center)

Our efforts of serving the community is continuing with your gracious support.

Last month during Paryushan Parva we (TCCOP) had huge support from our community. Our community supported us very generously. We were able to collect donations which exceeded our expectations. We are continually thankful for your support. Every act of generosity helps us further our mission.

Also at that time Sarva Mangal Family Trust (Rikaben & Manubhai) have generously offered to match every pledged donation collected through the month of October 2014. TCCOP would like to thank Manubhai & Rikaben Shah for their generosity and support.

We are continuing our weekly routine of serving breakfast and monthly dinners , providing grocery and visiting lonely patients.

We are in the process of conducting few sessions on
advance training for IPAD. Details on the sessions will follow.

We want to thank our sponsors from last month:

  1. Sudha & Pravin Mody
  2. Madhuri & Kirit Shah ( New Jersey)
  3. Neetu &Harshad Kothari
  4. Rajul Vasa
  5. Alka & Ramesh Kothari
  6. SRLC for Long beach Dinner
  7. Sandhya Shah for grocery for the shelter in Buena Park
  8. Anonymous donor for the Pallet of food for needy children to Giving Children Hope.

We can celebrate yours or other family member’s birthdays, anniversaries, or any other special occasions meaningfully by sponsoring an event or if you want to help us in any of our projects please contact us.

Thank you in advance for your contributions.

Please call 714-856-4256 or contact any of us at the following:

  • Smita Doshi:
  • Sachi Jain:
  • Darshna Shah:
  • Jayana Shah:
  • Prafulla

JCYC Winter Camp Registration Starts

This is to announce that the registration for the JCYC Winter Camp 2014 has started. This year Winter Camp will be a 4-day-3-night camp, starting on Fri  December 19, 2014 up to Mon, December 22, 2014. The Camp will be held at the Mile High Pines Camp, Agelus Oaks.


Cost of Registration

Cost per person is $150 (non-refundable) until, November 9, 2014. From November 10 the fee will be $175 (non-refundable). Last day of registration is November 23, 2014.

JCYC incurs a total charges of approx $200 for each participant and so we welcome additional donations. Jain Center will consider reduction in fee for families in financial hardship, and it will be completely confidential. Please call Sailes Jain on 714-529-5874.

Please make sure that your home and cell numbers for the parents are correct and you have given an emergency contact other than the parent’s phone numbers. Also, there will be a mandatory Parent Meeting where the registration of the children will be confirmed. If the parents do not come to the meeting, the child’s spot will be given over to the waiting list.

Buddy System

Buddy system will be in place, so please make sure that you provide the name of your buddies so that we can keep all of them in the same room. Also, a set of friend should provide a single buddy list so that it can cause minimum confusion.

Please visit for complete details. Only online registration is available or you can stop by the reception desk in the Post Office building.

If you have any queries, please call:

Pinal Doshi at 562-644-3457 or
Kamal Jain 949-333-9540 or
Sailes Jain at 714-529-5874 or
Narendra Jain at 310-345-8580

Salient Points:

Total spots available: 100
Last day to register: November 23, 2014
Early Bird Registration Ends: November 9, 2014
Minimum Age: 9 Years as on December 31, 2014
Maximum Age: 18 Years as on December 31, 2014
Registration Fee: $150 upto Nov 9, 2014, $175 after that.