Varshitap Parna on 13th May, 2013.

Varshitap Parna on 13th May, 2013.

We will have Varshitap Parna on Vaishakh Sud 3, Akhatrij-Monday, and May 13th, 2013.

All Tapsavis who are doing Varshitap or Varshik Tap are invited by the JCSC BOD, EC and the Community Members to come to JCSC for Parna.

We will celebrate Parna as follows:

08 AM- 10 AM Navkar Mantra Jaap and Snatrapuja.
10 AM onwards Varshitap parna with Ikshu ras (sugar-cane juice) followed by Bhatu

Please send your name, phone number, and e-mail address to the following contact.
This is the auspicious day when Shree Rushabhdev Bhagavan did parna with Ikshu ras
(Sugar cane juice) after his year round fasting.

The following sponsorship is available:
For Ikshu Ras (Sugar-cane Juice) $ 501.
For Bhatu for community members $ 751.

Please contact: Hemendra Doshi at (562) 809-6066 or hemendra.doshi@jaincenter.net

Dress Code Jain Center of Southern California

  • No halters tops, no hot pants, and no see through clothing,
  • All clothing should be well below the knees. Bermuda Shorts or any other kind of shorts, Capri & Skirts just barely covering the knees are not desired.
  • Clothing should not be Sleeveless, Skin-tight, or low waist.
  • It is suggested not to wear Black Colored clothes while visiting JCSC temple.
  • We do not allow leather items in our temple sanctity including shoes, leather belt etc. No shoes up stairs in our temple area. Shoes have to be removed down stairs. Other leather items-wallet, belt, purse etc can be left out the glass doors of the sanctity.
  • No food or drinks upstairs
  • The ladies in menstrual cycle should not come to the temple until few days (2 to 3) after their cycle is over.

No Food Served after Sunset (No Ratri Bhojan) at Jain Center

We, Jains, have an obligation NOT TO SERVE FOOD after sunset as per our religious beliefs. The JCSC 25th Anniversary Committee, therefore, has decided that during the four days of anniversary celebrations, we will not serve food after 7:30 PM.

Swamivatsalya dinner is scheduled on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 27, 28 & 29 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM preceded by Siddhachakra Pujan and Aagam Pujan respectively. We will make every attempt to ensure that the pujan will be completed on time to enable all members enjoy the Swamivatsalya. The dinner is schedule from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM on Thursday, June 27th. We will not serve food after 7:30 PM. We, therefore, strongly suggest that you all plan to arrive at the JCSC we in advance of 7:30 PM to enjoy your dinner at leisure. Please plan not to arrive after 7;30 PM.

We humbly request your understanding and cooperation to help us comply with Jainism belief and requirement. Please help us observe our religious requirement.

Paryushan Mahaparv Celebrations-2013

Paryushana Parv is a Grand Jain festival of Self Introspection, Self Enlightenment and Self Achievement
which ultimately leads to one only final goal of liberation or salvation.
Derasar Timings during Paryushan: 6 AM to 9 PM, Pakshalji: 6:30 AM, Ashtaprakari Puja: 7:15 AM

Paryushan will be celebrated with its full devotion and celebration at the Jain Center from
Monday September 2 thru Tuesday September 10, 2013.
Monday through Friday – September 2 through September 6, 2013

Time Activity
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Snatra Puja
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Sept 2 through Sept 4 – Pravachan, Sept 5 and Sept 6 – Kalpsutra Vanchan
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Ekasana
6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Pratikraman (Deravasi in Aradhna Hall, Sthanakvasi in Class Room 3-4)
5:00 PM – 7:15 PM Chaudus Pratikraman on Sept 4, Wednesday
7:15 PM – 8:30 PM Bhavna Bhakti,(*) Aarti and Mangal Divo in Derasar – Gheeboli
8:30 PM – 10:00 PM Pravachan (Gujarati in Main Hall, English in Aradhna Hall), Prasnotary

Saturday September 7, 2013 -Cultural Program

Time Activity
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Snatra Puja
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Kalpasutra Vanchan
12:00 PM – 2.00 PM Ekasana
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Cultural Program
3:00 PM General Body Metting (Agenda:- Financial Report, President’s Report,Introduction of Nomination Committee, Fund Raising Update, Other Business)
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Swamivatsalya Dinner (Will be served only upto 30 minuts prior to sunset)
6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Pratikraman (Deravasi in Aradhna Hall, Sthankvasi in Class Room 3-4)
7:15 PM – 10:00 PM Bhavna Bhakti, Special Aarti and Mangal Divo – Gheeboli in Derasar

Sunday September 8, 2013 – Mahavir Janma Kalyanak and Swapna Ceremony

Time Activity
8:00 AM – 09:30 AM Snatra Puja
09:30 AM – 11:30 PM Kalpsutra Vanchan
11:30 PM – 1:00 PM Ekasana
1:00 PM – 5:30 PM Swapnas, Mahavir Janm Vanchan and Parnu Ceremonies.
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Swamivatsalya Dinner (Will be served only upto 30 minuts prior to sunset)
6:00 PM – 7:15 PM Pratikraman (Deravasi in Aradhna Hall, Sthnakvasi In Class Room 3-4)
7:15 PM – 10:00 PM Bhavna Bhakti, (*)Aarti and Mangal Divo – Gheeboli in Derasar

Monday September 9, 2013 – Samvatsari

Time Activity
8:30 AM – 10 AM Snatra Puja
10:00 AM – 12 PM Barsa Sutra Vanchan and Sangh Darshan
12:00 PM – 2.00 PM Ekasana
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Samvatsari Pratikraman for parents of young children (In Room Next To Office)
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Samvatsari Pratikraman (for Deravasi in Main Hall)
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Samvatsari Pratikraman (for Sthanakvasi in classroom 3-4)
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Samvatsari Pratikraman (for Youth in English in Aradhna Hall)
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (*)Aarti & Mangal Divo in Derasar – Gheeboli
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pravachan (Gujarati in Main Hall, English in Aradhana Hall)

Tuesday September 10, 2013 – Parna

Time Activity
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Tapasvi Parna

Urgent – Nomination Confirmation‏

All nomination forms received by the nomination committee are acknowledged as soon as possible by email. If you have sent in nomination form especially by U.S.mail and you have not received acknowledgement as of now, please contact me immediately by phone or email.
Deadline for receiving forms is Monday, September 23, 2013.
Thanks.

Vipin Vadecha
Nomination Committee Chairperson
PH: 909-896-7618
E-Mail: vadechav@gmail.com