19.05.2017 ►JCSC ►Weekly News

Posted: 19.05.2017

Jain Center of Southern California

In This Issue

  • Ongoing Programs
  • Life Time Tithis
  • Upcoming Events
  • Dignitary Visits/ Shibir
  • AmazonSmile Donation Disbursement for JCSC
  • 29th Anniversary Celebrations Of JCSC - 5/19 - 21
  • Sadhana Bhatti Program - 5/27 - 29
  • Wellness Challenge
  • Other News & Events

Ongoing Programs - May 2017




Start Time

Daily Ashtprakari Puja


 7:30 AM ***

Aarti-Mangal Divo


 8:15 PM


 7:30 PM


Daily in the morning


Chaudas Pratikraman


 6:30 PM (Weekday)
6:00 PM (Weekend)

Monthly Snatra Puja and Navkar Mantra Jaap

5/27 (First Saturday of Lunar Month)

 9:00 AM

Monthly Bhavna Bhakti


 7:30 PM

JCYC, JSG Pathshala,
Adult Swadhyay, Sutra Class


 8:40 AM




Weekly Evening Swadhyay

Every Monday To Thursday


Adhyatmasar Swadhyays


By Girishbhai
(8:00 PM to 9:30 PM)

14 Gunasthanak


By Hasendrabhai
(8.30 PM to 10.00 PM)

Shrimad Rajchandra Vachnamrut


 By Rameshbhai
(8.30 PM to 10:00 PM)

Yogshatak Swadhyays


By Girishbhai
(8:00 PM to 9:30 PM)



*5/21 on a modified schedule. 8:40 AM to 11:30 AM for JCYC activity only - No other classes due to yearly Dhwaja Ceremony

**Hasendrabhai's next class will be on June 20, 2017

*** Ashtprakari Puja on Sat & Sun, May 20 & 21 will start at 7:00 AM




Life Time Tithis


Send a photograph of your loved one to Kinal Modi at kinalmodi12@yahoo.com.
Please contact Ketan Parekh at ketan.parekh@jaincenter.net for information, questions or any pledges.




Upcoming Events



  • JCSC Anniversary Program - Fri/Sun, 5/19 - 5/21
  • Sadhana Bhatti Program - Sat/Mon, 5/27 - 5/29




Dignitary Visits / Shibirs



  • May 19/21, 2017 - JCSC Jinalay Anniversary Program  by Shri Atulbhai & Team




AmazonSmile Donation Disbursement for JCSC


Jain Center of Southern California (EIN: 33-0612037) has been issued a $43.12 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between January 1 and March 31, 2017. The donation will be deposited to your organization's bank account on or before May 15, 2017. It may take several days for the donation to appear in the account. 

You can increase your organization's donation potential by spreading the word about AmazonSmile. Sign in to org.amazon.com and click on Marketing Tools to access customized online tools to let your supporters know that their AmazonSmile shopping can support Jain Center of Southern California. Here are several tactics that have been successful for participating organizations. 

Share this link: smile.amazon.com/ch/33-0612037 and ask your donors, volunteers, employees, and friends to bookmark this link so all their eligible shopping will benefit Jain Center of Southern California. 

Send an email: In your next email newsletter to supporters, promote your AmazonSmile participation and include the link above.

Copy and paste this message in a Facebook post: When you #StartWithaSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Jain Center of Southern California.

Bookmark the link smile.amazon.com/ch/33-0612037 and support us every time you shop.

Copy and paste this message in a Tweet: Amazon donates to Jain Center of Southern California when you shop @AmazonSmile. smile.amazon.com/ch/33-0612037 #YouShopAmazonGives

If you have any questions, please sign in to org.amazon.com and click on the Help tab to see our FAQ topics. 

All JCSC members please support the AmazonSmile Program!!!!





29th Anniversary Celebrations Of JCSC - May 19 - 21, 2017


29th Anniversary Celebrations of our Jinalay: Fri - Sun, May 19 - 21, 2017

Ashtprakari Puja on Sat & Sun, May 20 & 21 will start at 7:00 AM

Dignitary: Atulbhai Shah & Team


Friday, May 19: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Swamivatsalya Dinner. 
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM - Bhavna Bhakti - Swar to Iswar, Aarti, Mangal divo,
Pledges for Ghabhara and Derasar Entrance Torans
and miscellaneous silver items. 

Saturday, May 20: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Toran Bhadhan, Silver Upkaran Arpan,
Sakrastav Abhishek (Mulnayak Bhagavan) 
11:30 AM -1:00 PM: Swamivatsalya Lunch 
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Snatra Puja, 18 Abhisheks 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Swamivatsalya Dinner 
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Aarti, Mangal Divo & Chovis Tirthankar Aarti in Derasar
8:00 PM onwards:   Cultural Program 

Sunday, May 21: 9:00am onwards: Snatrapuja, Sattrbhedi Puja, Dhaja Ceremony 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Swamivatsalya Lunch 

Grand Multiple opportunities for Sponsorship Of Swamivatsalya are available.

  •  Friday, May 19 - Dinner- $2,001
  •  Saturday, May 20 - Lunch - $3,001
  •  Saturday, May 20 - Dinner- $5,001 
  •  Sunday, May 21 - Lunch - $5,001




For Boli / Nakro Details for all Programs please contact Ketan Parekh @: ketanraj@sbcglobal.net or (714) 299 6789

For Sponsorships please contact Geetaben Khona @geeta.khona@jaincenter.net or ((714) 872-7283 




Sadhana Bhatti Program - May 27 - 29, 2017


"Sadhana Bhatti" Program - (May 27 - 29, 2017) starting at 7.00 AM Everyday

Click Here for more information

Please fill out the RSVP form by Wednesday, May 24 using the following link: goo.gl/UNkJWu

Please contact Dilipbhai Parekh at 310-721-5947 for any further information and questions




Wellness Challenge - Sugar Free Challenge


Attached is a description of the upcoming challenge on JCSC Wellness website. Since we are doing the Sugar-Free Living Challenge for an entire month there won’t be any weekly challenges until June 18th.  

Click to Learn about Sugar Free Living Challenge? Plus Do’sand Don’ts




Other News & Events


1) Yugpurush! A history making, award winning Play is coming to Los Angeles!!!!

Based on real events, Yugpurush is an untold story of Mahatma Gandhi. The play illustrates how Mohandas Gandhi was transformed into Mahatma Gandhi. It is a heart-touching and riveting portrayal of the profound spiritual relationship between Gandhiji and his spiritual mentor Shrimad Rajchandraji. Yugpurush highlights the values expanding one’s capacity to love and give selflessly, respecting diversity, supporting truth, fostering trust, and building lasting communities.

Please CLICK HERE for more details

2) We are all very fortunate to be witnessing  and performing the upcoming Mahamastakabhisheka of Lord Gommateshwara Bahubali. The ceremony in 2018 will be the 88th in the series that commenced in the year 981 A.D and second Mahamastakabhisheka of the 21st Century. The Mahotsava will be graced by numerous Acharya, Munis, Aryikas, Kshullaks, Kshullikas and Bhattarak Swamijis. Those attending will have the benefit of the holy audience of religious leaders and listening to their discourses on spirituality, ethics and morality. In addition, there will be the opportunity to witness many cultural programs and spiritual discourses by prominent Sadhus, Sadhvis and Scholars.

Mahamastakabhisheka is a prominent and important festival, famous in India and abroad. Hundreds of thousands of people from India and around the world gather with enthusiasm, devotion and dedication and feel themselves blessed by attending the festival. Over 1 million devotees are expected to attend the consecration ceremonies in 2018.  

Please click here to register online at the website specifically for NRI's >>

Register now



Last day of registration is December 31st, 2017.


For those who wish to take their parents or close relatives that live in India can also register for them through this website, as long as the registered NRI accompanies them. Kalash are in limited supply therefore it will allotted on first come first serve basis.


Please click here to View/Download Mahamastakabhisheka Brochure >>



3) Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM at JCSC an informal session about JAINA activities and JAINA      Convention

JAINA and JAINA Convention 2017 Update:  From Jaina Presidents-Ashok Domadia,  First Vice President and Convenor of Upcoming Jaina Convention Gunvant Shah, Regional Vice President Mahesh Wadher

You, your family and friends are cordially invited to join us on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at JCSC for an informal session about JAINA activities and JAINA Convention 2017 in Edison, New Jersey from June 30 - July 4, 2017. As a continued supporter of JAINA, this will be a great opportunity for you to meet and greet JAINA Convention Leaders and to learn about JAINA projects, upcoming Convention and sponsorship opportunities. Ashok Domadia - JAINA President, and Gunvant Shah - Convener will be present and answer any questions you may have about JAINA or JAINA Convention.  

Swamivatsalya Lunch will be served. 

RSVP, a must, on or before May 30, 2017 to Mahesh Wadher  (Jaina Regional Vice President)
@ 909-376-4027 E-mail. Mahesh.waadher@gmail.com

Ashok Domadia                                          
(JAINA President)                        

Gunvant Shah
Convener & Jaina First VP

Mahesh Wadher
Jaina Regional VP

Manibhai Mehta                                                                                                                            
Jaina Board Member

Dr. Jayesh Shah
Jaina Board Member

Virendra Shah
President Jain Center





Kinal Modi
Public Relations
Jain Center of Southern California

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