Diwali Celebration

 

 

Shubh Muhurat Diwali Chogadia:  Based on Chicago time zone, below are some suggestion on timings for Dhan Teras and Diwali Poojan. Please use it as a guideline and if necessary recheck with a panchang or other resources that you follow:

Monday - Dhan Teras        

6:30am to 8:00am        9:30am to 11:00am

3:30pm to 6:30pm       11:00pm to 12:30am

Wednesday - Diwali Day

6:30am to 9:30am        11:00am to 12:30pm

5:00pm to 6:30pm       8:00pm to 9:30pm

Tentative program outline :

 

Day & Date 

Time 

Details 

Sponsorship Opportunties 

Fri, 11/2

5:30pm

6:30pm to 8:00pm 

8:00pm onwards

Diwali Swamivatsalya

Bhavana 

 

OXYGEN Movie

 

 

 

RSVP for movie

Sat, 11/3 

1:30pm to 3:00pm 

Stuti Competition for Pathshala Students – Age 8yr to 18yrs. 

 JSMC thanks Harsh & Jinal Shah for sponsoring event

11:30am to 1:00pm 

Swamivatsalya  

See below for sponsorship opportunities

12:39 to 4:30pm 

Uvaasaghaarahm Poojan by Shri Jayeshbhai Sanghvi and Music by Shri Jayendrabhai Nayak 

Click here to Register 

Poojan: 3 Main Pithika - Fixed Nakro $501, 30 Pithika with Small Yantra - $51 ea. 

5 to 6:30pm 

Diwali Swamivatsalya 

See below for sponsorship opportunities

Sun, 11/4 

10:30am to 12:30pm 

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

 

11:00am to 12:00pm 

Navkaar Jaap 

 

11:30am to 1:00pm 

Swamivatsalya  

See below for sponsorship opportunities

1 to 4:30pm 

18 Abhishek Poojan for Home Pratimaji by Shri Jayeshbhai Sanghvi and Music by Shri Jayendrabhai Nayak 

For registration – click here.  

5 to 6:30pm 

Diwali Swamivatsalya 

See below for sponsorship opporunity

Mon, 11/5 to Fri, 11/8 

(Mon – Dhan Tearas) 

7:15pm to 10:00pm 

Samadhimaran Mala at Shrimad Mandir 

 

 

Tue, 11/6 

 


7:30pm to 9:30pm 

 


Ghantakarna Vir Poojan conducted by Shri Jayeshbbhai Sanghvi  

 

Sponsorship Details:  3 Main Pithika sponsorship - $501 ea.   

20 Pithika with Small Yantra - Fix Nakro $51 ea. For registration – Click here 

  

Wed, 11/7 

(Diwali) 

6:00am to 8:30am 

Mahavir Nirvaan Ladoo - Digambar Pooja with Abhishek  

 

8:30am to 9:30am 

Diwali Snacks 

See below for sponsorship opportunity

10:00pm 

Diwali Ritual - Garnu Ganvanu (if confirmed RSVP received) 

 

Thu, 11/8 

(New Year Day) 

7:00am 

Dwaar Opening 

Gheeboli will be conducted during Ghantakarna Vir Poojan 

10:30am to 12:30pm 

Navsmaran & Snatra Pooja

Sponsorship $101 per family. Multiple families can participate 

11:30am 

New Year Lunch 

See below for sponsorship opportunity

7:30pm to 9:30pm 

New Year’s Day Bhavana in Derasar, followed by Aarti & Mangal Divo 

 

Mon, 11/12 

( Gnän Panchami) 

All day 

Gnän Panchami Pooja Labh (in Upashraya) 

 

7:30pm 

Gnän Pancham, Shashtra Poojan & Bhakti 

 

 

JSMC Thanks
  • Jagdish & Renuka Mehta family for sponsoring Nov 2nd Diwali Swamivatsalya and Movie
  • Anonymous Donor family for sponsoring Nov 3rd Afternoon Swamivatsalya
  • Pradip & Darshana Shah family for sponsoring Nov 4th Afternoon Swamivatsalya
  • Jagdish & Renuka Mehta family for sponsoring New Year Day Afternoon Swamivatsalya
 
Following Sponsorship Opportunities are available for the Diwali Program.