January Navakar Shibir will have a Summary of October Shibir

There is only one week left for our January 26-27 Navakar Shibir, and we want to share good news with you all. We have prepared a summary (સાર) of Navakar Shibir held on October 20, 2012 (about 10 minutes video). We will be presenting this video at main hall of Jain center at 9 am prior to starting of our Shibir at 9:30 am on Saturday and Sunday. We will repeat this video during during the breaks. This short video has a background audio of Navakar Mantra and the video part shows the Gujarati text summary of October Navakar Shibir. We invite all of you to take advantage of this summary video. We feel you will enjoy it and benefit from it.

JCSC Anniversary Celebration on 18th & 19th May, 2013.

On 18th afternoon 18 Abhisheks Pujan for all Bhagvans, Dev-Devis, Aadinath Pagla & Guru Bhagvants will be conducted by Shri Ashokbhai Sanghvi and on 19th,morning Sattarbhedi puja with Dhwaja installation & Aangi installation will be conducted by Shri Nayanbhai Sanghvi.

It will be a pleasurable occasion to install silver Aangi & Mugats for Aadinath,

Parswnath, Shantinath & Mahavirswami Bhagvans at the time of Aabhushan Puja on Sun May 19, morning, during JCSC Anniversary celebration.

The beneficiaries with family are invited for installation of Aangi & Mugats.

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.