Posted: 14.10.2017
 
Events prior to Diwali Milan: Mahaveer Nirvan Jaap October 19, Thursday @ 10:30am to 11:30am New year Mangal Path by Samanijis October 20, Friday @ 9:30am to 10:00am Under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & SamaniJayant Pragyaji Venue: JVBNA Center 151 Middlesex Avenue Iselin, NJ
Posted: 09.10.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Na tassa dukkham vibhayamti naio na mittavagga na suya na bandhava ekko sayam paccanuhoi dukkham kattatamevam anujai kammam. The kith and kin, friends, sons, and brothers cannot share the suffering of a person. He himself bears it. It is because karma always follows the doer. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah No need to become afraid of darkness. Terrifying is not the real...
Posted: 04.10.2017
 
Jai Jinendra! As we are all ready to commence Gyanshala for the year 2017-18, on special request, we have extended Gyanshala Registration and it is still OPEN till October 10th, 2017. Please fill in the Gyanshala Pre-registration form herewith in order to register your Child. Gyanshala is conducted at two venues. 1) @ Franklin Jain Temple, 111 Cedar Grove Ln, Somerset, NJ 08873. & 2) @ One chapter, Cresskill,...
Posted: 24.09.2017
 
Please RSVP by October 8th
Posted: 14.09.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Savvam vilaviyam giyam savvam nattam vidambiyam savve abharana bhara savve kama duhavaha. All the songs are meaningless, all the dramas are irony. All the ornaments make one heavy and all the sensual pleasures are the cause of unhappiness. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah More beneficial can be to do regimented two or three projects rather than to do unorganized ten. Preksha...
Posted: 30.08.2017
 
Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragya ji & Samani Jayant Pragya ji JVBNA invites you to celebrate Kshamapana Diwas Bhikshu Jaap On Saturday, September 9th 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm- Snacks(Meet and Greet) 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Program 6:00 pm onwards Dinner at JVBNA Center for Peace & Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 RSVP by September 5th 2017 Please add your name in the RSVP form...
Posted: 26.08.2017
 
Dr Namrata Shah would like to cordially invite for an evening of Bhajans followed by Sadharmik Vatsalya on Athai celebrations for herself and her daughter Tanvi Shah. This is a proud and historical moment for JVBNA and join for tapasya anumodna for mom and daughter. When: Aug 27, Sunday 4:30 - 6:30 pm Where: JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation 155 Front St, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Please RSVP using...
Posted: 24.08.2017
 
Paryushan - Aug 19 - Aug 26, 2017 RSVP Now
Posted: 24.08.2017
 
Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragya ji & Samani Jayant Pragya ji JVBNA invites you to celebrate Kshamapana Diwas Bhikshu Jaap On Saturday, September 9th 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Program 6:00 PM onwards Dinner at JVBNA Center for Peace & Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 RSVP by September 5th 2017 This event is sponsored by following families: Virender & Neena Jain Sampat...
Posted: 18.08.2017
 
Paryushan - Aug 19 - Aug 26, 2017 RSVP Now
Posted: 11.08.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Jassatthi muccuna sakkham jassa vatthi palayanam jo jane na marrissami so hu kamkhe sue siya. Who have come out of the powerful clutches of death and one who knows that one will never die can hope for tommorrow. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah It can be a very difficult task to win over the outburst of passions but not impossible. Set a goal; battle with it. Eventually you...
Posted: 11.08.2017
 
Paryushan Parva Under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Saturday, Aug 19 - Saturday, Aug 26 Aug 19 - Aug 25 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Aug 26 (Samvatsari) - 7 pm - 9 pm JVBNA Center for Peace & Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Program Highlights _____________________________________________ Every day of Paryushan Parva Pratikraman - 7:30 pm Sat/Sun Morning - 10.30...
Posted: 14.07.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Arai gamdam visuiya ayamka viviha fusamti te vivadai viddhamsai te sarirayam samayam goyama ma payamayae. O Gautam! have no remission because bile ailment, a pustule and cholera are fast fatal diseases and even the touch of them makes the body powerless and it begins to wither. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah Learn to live in present. Flowing redundantly with the memory of...
Posted: 13.06.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Tinno hu si annavam maham kim puna citthasi Tiramagao abhitura param gamittae samayam goyama! ma pamayae. O Gautam! You have swam across the sea and are near to the coast, then why are you so inert. Make haste to go across it.Therefore have no remission. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah Discipline the desires; pain will automatically subside. Regular Sessions Preksha...
Posted: 06.06.2017
 
Please join us for first SACH meetup for Karaoke Night. Looking forward to an evening of fun with all of you. Where: JVBNA Center, 155 Front Street ​​ South Plainfield, NJ 07080 When: June 10 7-9 pm -- Sincerely, JVBNA Team
Posted: 06.06.2017
 
Join us for Annual Spiritual Family Camp June 16 (Friday) from 6 PM to June 18 (Sunday) until 2 PM at Arsh Vidya, Poconos, PA The theme of the camp is: Path of Freedom from Sorrows With the blessings of Acharyashri Mahashraman, the camp will be led by Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji (From JVB New Jersey) There will be parallel sessions for youth and children age 5 & up, complete with...
Posted: 24.05.2017
 
Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Come celebrate with us Gyanshala and Youth Forum Annual Day Saturday, June 3 Venue: JVBNJ Center for Peace and Preksha Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Additional parking is available at church behind the center at 149 S Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM - Gyanshala & Youth Forum...
Posted: 17.05.2017
 
JVBNA proudly announces launch of SACH platform under guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji and Samani Jayant Pragyaji and effective leadership of Ms. Neena Jain and Ms. Sumitra Kankariya. What is SACH? SACH is an acronym for Sharing and Caring Heart. SACH is a voluntary group of women joining hands and hearts together to nurture, support, motivate and inspire each other. What are the benefits of joining the...
Posted: 09.04.2017
 
Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Come celebrate with us this religious event Mahavir Jayanti Akshay Tritiya Tribute to Gurus Saturday, May 6 Venue: JVBNJ Center for Peace and Preksha Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Religious 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Religious Cultural Program 1:30 PM onwards - Lunch RSVP By May 1, 2017...
Posted: 05.04.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Khippam na sakkei vivegameum tamha samutthaya oahaya kame samicca loyam samaya mahesi appanarakkhi caramappamatto None can get discretion instantly. Thus monk desiring liberation, be awaken. In the last phase of life you will be without remissness so leave this idealness, get rid of lust and merriments. Try to know the world very well. Keep merged in equanimity and being a guard to...
Posted: 05.04.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Bahiya uddhamadaya navakamkhe kayai vi puvvakammakhayatthae imam deham samuddhare. Soul is quite different form the body accepted. Have no desire of any type and have this body to eliminate the karmas of your previous birth. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah Don’t let the door of lips open. Then, you see how the inner power and peace are activated. Regular Sessions Preksha...
Posted: 20.03.2017
 
Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Come celebrate with us this religious cultural event Samaniji's Swagat Samaroh Holi Milan Saturday, March 25 Venue: Shree Swaminarayan Temple - Vadtaldham 1667 Amwell Rd, Somerset, NJ 08875 (732) 873-8000 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Meet and Greet 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM - Religious Cultural Program 1:30 PM onwards - Lunch Followed by- Dry...
Posted: 04.03.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Pamca jagarao sutta pamca suttassa jagara pamcahim rayamadiyati pamcahim ca rayam cae The five senses of the awakened always remain inactive.The five senses of the unawakened always remain active. By means of active five one acquires bondage while by means of the inactive five the bondage is served. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah Time is wealth. Use it wisely. Don’t waste...
Posted: 04.02.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI jagaraha nara niccarm jagaramanassa vaddhate vuddhi jo suvati na so dhnno jo jaggati so saya dhonno Keep your self always awake. One who keeps awake increases his wisdom. One who falls asleep is not great. Blessed is one who keeps awake. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah Staying silent for two or three hour is beneficial but it is even better to speak only when there is a...
Posted: 10.01.2017
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVEER KI VAANI Suttesu yavi padibuddhajivi Na visase pandie asupanne Ghora muhutta abalam sariram bharanda pakkhi va chare'ppamatto A wise person of sharp intelligence should remain conscious even among those who sleep. He should not be complacent as time is relentless and the body is weak. So he should always be vigilant like the fabulous bird Bharanda. From Acharya Mahashraman Roj Ki Ek Salaah...
Posted: 29.12.2016
 
Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Please join us to celebrate New Year 2017 with New Year Jaap Annual General Meeting Executive Committee Oath Ceremony & Samanijis' Mangal Kamana Samaroh Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 4 PM - 5 PM - Snacks 5 PM - 7 PM - Program JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Posted: 07.12.2016
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVIR KI VAANI Cha-i-tta bhaaraham vaasam Chakkavatti mahiddhio Santee santi kare loe Patto gaimanuttaram Having possessed excessive wealth and establishing peace in the universe, Chakravarti Shantinath renounced this world and attained liberation. From Acharya Tulsi Dwar khula hai pavan bhi Aa sakati hai dhool Yugal-kashay pravritti ka yahi bandh ka mool If the door of a house remains open air...
Posted: 16.11.2016
 
Please join us for 8-Day Weekend VIPAK SHRUT AGAM WORKSHOP A treatise on the connections among actions, karma, joy & sorrow with  Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Dates- Sat & Sun, Nov 19, 20, Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18 Time - 10 AM - 12:30 PM Venue - JVBNA Iselin Center - 151 Middlesex Ave, Iselin, NJ 08830 Advance Registration is required.  Registration Fee - $50
Posted: 14.11.2016
 
BHAGWAAN MAHAVIR KI VAANI Dhammo mangalmukkittham Ahimsa sanjamo tavo Deva vi tam namamsanti Jassa dhamme saya mano Religion is the supreme auspicious. Non-violence, self restraint, and penance are its characteristics. Even the Gods bow down before the one who always remains absorbed in religion. From Acharya Tulsi Atma soti, jagte Indriya vishay vikar Atma jab jab jagati, Supta vishay sanskar When the self...
Posted: 10.11.2016
 
DIWALI MILAN Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji Samani Jayant Pragyaji Saturday, November 12 Early Dinner - 4 PM - 5 PM Program - 5 PM - 7:30 PM JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS मुस्कान भरें कण कण में (A Skit by JVBNA Gyanshala) *** पहचान असली नकली की...
Posted: 03.11.2016
 
Special Workshop "CHAKRA CLEANSING & HEALING" An Intergrated Approach to Awaken the Chakras with Swami Mahesh Renowned Yogi from India Date – Saturday, Nov 5 9AM - 12:30PM Followed by Lunch Venue - JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 The Chakra system provides us the means to explore the different levels of our own consciousness and to maintain optimal...
Posted: 30.10.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Wish you all a very Happy Diwali And Prosperous New Year! ​Today is Pakshik Pratikaman. I urge every one do do Pratikaman ​at your House after Sunset. Going forward Pakshik Pratikaman will not be held in the center, however please continue to do at your houses. We will continue to send reminders ahead of time. Below is the link describing the procedure for pratimkaman that can assist you...
Posted: 25.10.2016
 
Under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Please join us for Mahavir Nirvan Jaap Sunday, Oct 30 10 AM - 11 AM JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 & New Year Mangal Path Monday, Oct 31 9 AM - 10 AM JVBNA Iselin Center 151 Middlesex Avenue, Iselin, NJ 08830
Posted: 21.10.2016
 
JVBNA Youth Forum 2016-17 Session Under the auspicioius guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Begins Friday, Oct 28, 2016 7 PM - 9 PM JVBNA Iselin Center 151 Middlesex Avenue, Iselin, NJ 08830 JVBNA has been running a Youth Forum to help share guidance from Samanijis on Jain values and practices as well as to provide a platform for the youth (teenagers) to engage with them on relevant...
Posted: 07.10.2016
 
From Acharya Tulsi Kalah kadagraha kutilta Irshya dvesh vishad Tab tak jab tak supta ho Atma ka ahlad As long as strife, malice, crookedness, jealousy, aversion, unhappiness etc. are active, ecstasy of the soul is not awakened. In order to awaken the ecstasy of the soul, it is essential to remain absorbed in the soul. ------------------------------------------------...
Posted: 04.10.2016
 
JVBNA Youth Forum (JYF) Dear Friends,As you all may know, JVBNA has been running a Youth Forum to help share guidance from Samanijis on Jain values and practices as well as to provide a platform for the youth (teenagers) to engage with them on relevant topics.The forum runs once a month on Friday and is structured as a 2 hr session consisting of prayer, lecture and discussion with Samanijis, and Preksha...
Posted: 28.09.2016
 
Under the spiritual guidance of Samanijis JVBNA Online Classroom presents 4th Quarterly Segment of Jainism 101 Shad Dravya 101 Beginning October 1, 2016 The classes will be conducted by Samani Dr. Satya Pragyaji and Samani Dr. Rohini Pragyaji , disciples of Acharyashri Mahashraman. Samani Satya Pragyaji holds a PhD in Philosophy and is an associate professor at the Jain Vishwa Bharati Institute (JVBI), Ladnun...
Posted: 25.09.2016
 
Under Samanijis' Guidance JVBNA Gyanshala for Children 5 to 14 years 2016 - 17 session begins Oct 2, 2016 Twice every month - Sundays - 3:30pm to 6:00pm Franklin Temple 111 Cedar Grove Ln, Somerset, NJ 08873 Prayer, Jain Philosophy, Hindi, Yoga & Meditation Register by September 30, 2016 Click here to download registration form or Register Online For more info - http://www.jvbnewjersey.org/gyanshala or email us...
Posted: 16.09.2016
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra All! Please join us for PAKSHIK PRATIKRAMAN under the auspicious guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji and Samani Jayant Pragyaji Date: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, from 7:00 PM Venue: JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation. 155 Front Street South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Please note the next Pakshik Pratikam is on September 30th 2016 Thank you! -- Sincerely,...
Posted: 16.09.2016
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya KSHAMAPANA & BHIKSHU JAAP Under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Followed by Bhakti Geet Gunjar with Maestro Sudhir Narain Sunday, Sep 18 12:30 PM - 6 PM 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM - Lunch 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Kshamapana & Bhikshu Jaap 2:30 PM - 6 PM - Bhakti Geet Gunjar with Maestro Sudhir Narain JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation 155...
Posted: 14.09.2016
 
​J​ai Jinendra ​All​ I hope you all are doing good and had a wonderful summer! As the new school year begins, its now time to start a new year at Gyanshala. For the year 2016-17, the first day of Gyanshala would be on 2nd oct 2016. All parents are required to fill in a pre-registration form herewith, and then after, you may submit the Final Registration form on the first day of Gyanshala, along with an...
Posted: 14.09.2016
 
From Acharya Tulsi Spandan himsa adi ka bhav nishedhak drisht Satya ahimsa adi ka bhav vidhayak isht. Negative emotions are violence, untruth, stealing, possessions etc., while positive emotions are non-violence, truth, compassion etc. Regular Sessions Preksha Meditation Tuesdays - 7:30PM - 8:30PM - JVBNA Iselin Center Swadhyay Thursdays - 7:30PM - 8:30PM - JVBNA Iselin Center Youth Forum 3rd Friday of every...
Posted: 12.09.2016
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Dear JVBNA Friends, Please see below a special invitation from EduCare (www.educarecharity.org) for the upcoming Annual Benefits Gala on Saturday October 08, 2016 in Deewan Banquet, Piscataway. A soft copy of the invitation card and reply card are attached for more information. EduCare Team is committed to the cause of the welfare of vulnerable and needy children...
Posted: 08.09.2016
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Special Event "KNOW YOGA...KNOW YOURSELF" Musical Yoga & Meditation for Better Living with Yogi Omprakash Ji Maharaj (Founder & President - Om Yog Sansthan Trust, Pali, Faridabad, INDIA) Date – Saturday, Sep 10 Time - 9 AM to 12 Noon 9 AM - 10:15 AM - Yoga & Meditation 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM - Break 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Talk on Asthang Yog (Yog Sutra) 11:30 AM - 12...
Posted: 02.09.2016
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Jai Jinendra All! We hope all of you, who have been able to attend the JVBNA Paryushan celebrations under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji and Samani Jayant Pragyaji so far, are having a spiritually enriching experience. Today is the 3rd day of the celebrations and those who haven't been able to attend the sessions yet - hopefully we will see you tonight and...
Posted: 30.08.2016
 
Samani Sanmati Pragya Samani Jayant Pragya Paryushan Parva Under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji & Samani Jayant Pragyaji Tuesday, Aug 30 - Tuesday, Sep 6 Aug 30 - Sep 5 - 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM, Sep 6 (Samvatsari) - 7 PM - 9 PM JVBNA Center for Peace & Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Pratikraman followed by Pravachan on पथ चुनें, पर कौन सा? 'Choose a path,...
Posted: 24.08.2016
 
Paryushan Parva Aug 30 - Sep 6 Aug 30 - Sep 5 - 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM, Sep 6 ( Samvatsari ) - 7 PM - 9 PM JVBNA Center for Peace & Meditation 155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Pratikraman followed by Pravachan on पथ चुनें, पर कौन सा? 'Choose a path, but which one?' Tuesday, Aug 30 आनंद का अनुभव होता है? - Do you feel joy? अंत मति...
Posted: 18.08.2016
 
Special Event A workshop on   "Anekantvad, Nayavad, and Syadvad and their implications for inter-religious relations" with   Dr. Jeffery D. Long, Date – Sunday, August 21   Time – 4:00 to 4:30 PM – Refreshments 4:30 to 6:30 PM – Program   Venue - JVBNA   Center for Peace & Meditation  155 Front Street, South Plainfield, NJ 07080   About Dr. Long: Jeffery D. Long is Professor of Religion and...

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