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Upcoming Events
Diwali Celebration Oct 21 to 26   

Jai Jinendra,

 

Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago wishes you a very happy Diwali and a prosperous new year. May the new year brings happiness, best of health, wealth, and peace in your life.

 

We cordially invite you and your family to  celebrate Diwali at Jain Center.

 

 

 

Diwali Program Outline:        RSVP for Diwali Program 

Day & Date

Time

Details

Tue, 10/21 to Fri 10/24

7:15pm to 10:00pm

Samadhimaran Mala at Shrimad Mandir

Wednesday

10/22

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Ghantakarna Vir Poojan conducted by Shri Hiteshbhai Shah

Sponsorship Details:  1 Main Pithika - Performs Havan Pooja 108 times - Fixed Nakro $501.

Main Pithika Sponsor: Rachit & Namrata Shah - $501

30 Pithika with Small Yantra - Fix Nakro $51 ea.

 

Thursday

10/23

(Diwali)

6:00am to 8:30am

Mahavir Nirvaan Laadu - Digambar Pooja with Abhishek 

Pooja Sponsors: Jayesh & Minal Tolia - $251

8:30am to 9:30am

Diwali Snacks  Sponsorship Opportunity of $1001 - multiple families can participate

Sponsors: Dr. Vasantha & Mala Kumariah - $1,001; Manish & Sejal Jain - $501;  Jayesh & Minal Tolia - $251;  Vijay & Jyoti Meghani - $251

8:00pm to 9:30pm

Lecture by Shri Hiteshbhai Shah

10:00pm

Diwali Ritual - Garnu Ganvanu (if confirmed RSVP received)

Friday

10/24

(New Year Day)

7:30am

Dwaar Opening (Gheeboli will be conducted during Ghantakarna Vir Poojan)

10:30am to 12:30pm

Snatra Pooja & Navsmaran Sponsorship $101 per family. Multiple families can participate.

11:30pm

Diwali Brunch  Sponsorship Opportunity of $1001 – multiple families can participate

 Sponsor: Dr. Chandrakant & Devyani Shah - $501

7:30pm to 9:30pm

New Year's day Bhavana in Derasar, followed by Aarti & Mangal Divo

Saturday

10/25

 

1:30pm to 5:00pm

Chhatra, Tika, and Dwaar Dedication Ceremony

(Pooja Clothes are required)

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Swamivatsalya Sponsorship Opportunity of $1,501 – multiple families can participate

Sponsor: Manish & Sejal Jain - $501

7:30pm to 10:00pm

“Life to Liberation” a Play performed by Päthashälä Students.  Based on inspiring stories of Tirthankaras with dance celebration of Janma, Dikshä and Nirvana Kalyänak of Bhagwän Mahävir Swämi

Sunday

10/26

11:00 to 12:00pm

 Navkar Jaap

11:00am to 12:30pm

Päthashälä Students Ashta-Prakäri Pujä and Saraswati Pujä (Pujä clothes optional)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Swamivatsalya Sponsorship Opportunity of $1,501 – multiple families can participate

Sponsor: Ankur & Neha Gandhi - $501


Chhatra, Tika, and Dwaar Dedication Ceremony

 

Shri Hiteshbhai Vidhikar graciously accepted our invitation for the Diwali Celebration.  JSMC once again thanks all the donors for participating in Chhatra, Tika and Dwaar Sponsorship. During Diwali programs, we will be conducting religious ceremony for Chhatra, Tika, and Dwaar dedication. All the sponsor families are requested to attend this ceremony on Saturday, October 25 at 1:30pm (Pooja Clothes required). Now, we have following few Tika opportunities available.  Please contact any committee members if you are interested.

 

AVAILABLE TIKA SPONSORSHIP

Location

Tirthankar

Amount (ea)

Bhamti

11th Tirthankar (Shri Shreyansnath)

$1,251

Bhamti

14th Tirthankar (Shri Anantnath)

$1,251

Bhamti

15th Tirthankar (Shri Dharmnath)

$1,251

Bhamti

19th Tirthankar (Shri Mallinath)

$1,251

Bhamti

21st Tirthankar (Shri Naminath)

$1,251

Rang Mandap

Shri Dharnendra Dev

$1,251


If you are interested in sponsoring any event during Diwali, please contact any Committee members.

World Compassion & Vegan Day                                           Nov 2nd, Sunday

World Vegan Day Cover Photo.jpg

World Compassion & Vegan Day

Nov 2nd, Sunday

12:30 PM  – 2:30 PM @ JSMC

www.facebook.com/jainaworldveganday

Register Online

AGENDA – 12:30 PM

·       Vegan Jain Lunch

·       Veganism by JSMC Students

·       Cooking Demo by Rachana Zubelik

 

Speaker List

  • Roberto Grillo - Vegan life style

·       Director of Free from Harm

  • Dr Alap Doshi – Vegan diet and health
  • Steve & Manali William– JSMC family’s Vegan Journey

Additional Information

·       Lunch sponsored by Kirtibhai and Hansaben Shah

·       Treats by YJP

 

Hosted by: JSMC, Young Jain Professionals, & Young Jains of America, JAINA

 

Contact Information

 

Hemang Srikishan

847-909-2221

Dimple Shah(JSMC) - 630-272-5064

(dimpleshahjsmc@gmail.com)

Paras Parekh(YJP)

614-307-2529

Events for the Year 2014

August 2014 Newsletter (AGM Invitation)
Upcoming Events
Oct 21-25 Diwali Celebration
Oct 21-24 36 Samadhimaran Mala
Oct 26 Pathshala (Samuh Snatra Pooja)
Oct 28 Gyan Panchami

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