Posted: 06.06.2017
 
Jai Jinendra, Shree Chandana Vidya Peeth (SCVP) invites everyone to their annual Samayik programme on Friday 23rd June 2017. The entire school, including children and adults, are involved in this blissful event which will certainly lead you to an equanimous state and elevate you spiritually. We look forward to welcoming you, your friends and family for a communal Samayik with English explanations. All the...
Posted: 26.05.2017
 
Summer Volunteer Programme In Rajgir, India 29 July to 10 August 2017 Want to do something unusual over the summer holiday? Want to make a difference to someone else's life? Teaching underprivileged children? Working in an eye hospital, caring for patients? Want to gain new skills? Want to make new friends with like-minded people? Then look no further! Veerayatan, a non-governmental organisation, is an ideal...
Posted: 25.05.2017
 
Chapter 5 of the Tattvartha Sutra Experiments with Truth on the Fundamental Realities of the Jain Philosophy by Rajeev Shah Just as Newton discovered Gravity, watch the video below to see how our "Jain Newton", Mr. Nemish Mehta, discovers the Fundamental Realities of the Jain Philosophy. Furthermore, drawing inspirations from Mahatma Gandhi's Experiments with Truth, what are the experiments SCVP Adult Class did...
Posted: 09.05.2017
 
Continuing verses of Chapter 5 of the Tattvartha Sutra by Sandipbhai Shah at the SCVP Adult Classes. Video:
Posted: 28.04.2017
 
Jai Jinendra We remind everyone that our Summer term has commenced and we look forward to welcoming everyone to another fun filled, educational and spiritually uplifting term. SCVP Jain School is the oldest established Jain school in London and with the grace and blessings of Acharya Chandanaji Maharaj and Pujya Sadhviji Shilapiji Maharaj is in its twentieth year of existence. It is focused on teaching values...
Posted: 23.04.2017
 
Jai Jinendra The Summer Term of SCVP School commenced on Friday 21 April 2017 and the topic of discussion in Tattvartha Sutra Adult Class began was Chapter 5: The Jain Concept of Reality, Dravya (Substance), Guna (qualities), Paryaya (Modes), Astikaya, etc. Video:
Posted: 23.04.2017
 
Jai Jinendra In our SCVP School, we have our own Man Who Knows Infinity - Ketanbhai Varia. The link to a stimulating and exhilarating talk on Jain Numerology explaining the concept of Numerable, Innumerable, Finite, Infinite, Higher Grades of Infinity and how they relate to The Jain Substances/Realities is as follows: Video:
Posted: 31.03.2017
 
Shibir with Param Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji Maharaj: 7 - 9 April 2017 Click here for the registration form
Posted: 27.03.2017
 
SCVP/Young Jains Forest Walks - 1st Walk on Sunday May 14th 2017 The first of four walks organised by SCVP in conjunction with Young Jains is on Sunday 14 May 2017. It is a family event and we welcome you all including your friends and family to join the walk. Details are as follows: Date: Sunday 14 May 2017 Location: Stanmore Country Park. Time: 2pm to 4pm.
Posted: 26.03.2017
 
Mahavir Janma Kalyanak - Evening of Celebration & Blissful Bhakti: Saturday 8 April 2017 A Joyful programme in the presence of Param Pujya Acharya Shree Chandanaji Maharaj & Bhakti melodiously sung by Pujya Sadhvi Sanghmitraji Click here to register for Mahavir Janma Kalyanak - Evening Celebration and Bhakti
Posted: 25.02.2017
 
Jai Jinendra SCVP London would like to invite everyone to our annual Family Fun Day on Saturday 18 th March 2017 starting at 4.00 p.m. ! This year the Fun Day is based on an African theme entitled “Hakuna Matata”! This African adventure will involve lots of exciting games and activities for the entire family, wonderful African entertainment, delicious cuisine from our own SCVP Jikoni, opportunity to buy sun...
Posted: 10.02.2017
 
Jai Jinendra We are pleased to inform you that Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji was honoured with “ Surya Ratna”- The Saint of Modern India, Suryadatta National Life Time Achievement Award 2017” on Tuesday, 7th February,2017 at Bavdhan Campus, Pune for Excellence in the field of “Spirituality" - Spreading Value Based Education Across the Globe & for shaping youngsters through premier education. The award...
Posted: 12.12.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Links to the various lectures on Tattvartha Sutra in the SCVP Adult Class this term are as follows: Talk by Dr. Vinodbhai Kapashi introducing Tattvartha Sutra on 23 September 2016 https://youtu.be/Y4-AszDoKKg Talk by Sandipbhai Shah discussing Samyak Darshan on 30 September 2016, 7 October 2016 https://youtu.be/C_BVvabEisU https://youtu.be/Ga-s2EQpYg4 Talk by Sandipbhai Shah introducing Matijnana on...
Posted: 02.12.2016
 
Jai Jinendra The excitement is building up and we have less than two weeks to go for our first ever unique Raas Garba programme. SCVP London would like to invite you all to join with your families and be a part of this exciting end of term event. Get your tickets for the last dance of 2016 and come in your finest traditional costumes for a fun filled and unforgettable evening! All the details are highlighted...
Posted: 17.11.2016
 
Shri Chandana Vidyapeeth (SCVP) & Young Jains join together to bring you an ideal opportunity to be with nature & replenish our environment with tree planting at Heartwood Forest in St Albans. All ages welcome & children will love taking part too! Acharya Chandanaji says that everyone should plant at least 10 trees in their lifetime - so make a start on the 27th of November & join us for this energising...
Posted: 17.10.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone, SCVP cordially invites everyone to attend our annual Gnan Pancham event on Friday 4th November . The event is thought provoking and timely reminder of the importance of learning and an opportunity to offer our sincere gratitude to all the spiritual souls who have given us the beauty of Jain teachings. The doors will open at 7.45pm and the event will promptly start at 8pm. All details are...
Posted: 12.10.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Join us for an evening with Dr Tushar Mehta MD to learn more about health and nutrition on Jain, vegetarian and vegan diets.   Date:   Monday 24 October 2016 Time:   7:45pm to 9:30pm Venue:  Shishukunj Bhavan, 25-27 High Street, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 7EE Price:  Free Registration essential:  http://bit.do/tushar-mehta Further information:   scvplondon@gmail.com Dr. Tushar Mehta MD...
Posted: 27.09.2016
 
Jai Jinen Please see enclosed invitation to attend celebration of 15-year milestone at Veerayatan Kutch along with a joyous celebration of Pujya Acharya Shri Chandanaji’s 81st Birthday and also opening of the new school in Palitana.  We warmly encourage you all to put these dates in your diaries. The trip will provide insight into the transformational work of Veerayatan and the Sadhvi Sangh, a gifted moment...
Posted: 24.08.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone SCVP London would like to advise every one of our annual English Pratikraman programme during Paryushan in August/September and of course start of the school Autumn term in September with exciting activities planned for the children and two wonderful topics for the adults. All the details are enclosed. We welcome you all to put these dates in your diaries and look forward to seeing you at...
Posted: 21.07.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone We have had another successful year at SCVP in 2015/16 thanks to the commitment, motivation and dedication of everyone connected to SCVP - parents, children, teachers, volunteers, supporters well-wishers, committee and trustees. We wish everyone a well-deserved break over the summer to recharge batteries and would like to highlight a couple of announcements. Last month, Dr Harshadbhai...
Posted: 30.06.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone We are having our annual Family Fun Day on Saturday 02 July 2016 starting at 4.00 p.m. (at Kingsbury High School, Princes Avenue, London NW9 9JR) and everyone is invited to join in the Fun! This year the Fun Day theme is “Carnivale” and it will definitely be Rio coming to London with all the action outdoor including Olympic style games, Latin American dancing, selection of designer...
Posted: 22.06.2016
 
India Post released a set of 12 stamps on Surya Namaskar on the eve of International Yoga Day today 20.06.2016. The stamps depicts various postures of Surya Namaskar, image attached with this mail. Surya Namaskar or ‘Sun Salutation’ is a very ancient technique of paying respect or expressing gratitude to the sun that is the source of all forms of life on the planet. Symbolically, the sun becomes our source...
Posted: 16.06.2016
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone SCVP London would like to invite you all to a set of wonderful events organised over the next few weeks. We would be delighted for you to join with your families and be a part of these exciting activities. All the details are highlighted below. Kind Regards SCVP London Teachers and Committee SCVP Forest Walks – 1st Walk on Sunday June 19th 2016 The first of three walks organised by...
Posted: 01.06.2016
 
Dear All, The first of three walks organised by SCVP is on Sunday 19 June 2016. It is a family event and we welcome you all including your friends and family to join the walk. Details are as follows: Date: Sunday 19 June 2016 Location: Grimsdyke, Old Redding Road Car Park, HA3 6SE. Time: 2.45 for 3pm Start. Please SEND a text with the message Forest Walk to register your interest and to be added to the WhatsApp...
Posted: 23.05.2016
 
Jai Jinendra, Veerayatan UK is delighted to confirm details of next week’s events in the presence of Sadhvi Shri Shilapiji. Veerayatan and Oshwal Association of UK North West Area will jointly be holding two lectures at Ekta Centre on 23 and 24 May where Sadhvi Shilapiji will talk about how to ‘Transform your Life’. Transforming Your Life Start off your day with spiritual upliftment by joining...
Posted: 29.04.2016
 
Events with Sadhviji Shilapiji Poster Jai Jinendra, Veerayatan UK is delighted to confirm details of forthcoming events in May 2016 in the presence of Sadhvi Shri Shilapiji. The details are set out on the attached flyers and shibbir poster. We strongly recommend that you register your interest for the residential shibbir on the Ashtvakra Gita as places are limited. Pricing for the shibbir, which includes...
Posted: 22.04.2016
 
Jai jinendra All, Veerayatan UK is delighted to provide details of forthcoming trekking trips organised by Mukeshbhai Shah of MZ & KZ Foundation to raise funds for the fantastic cause of providing education facilities for the underprivileged and rural sections of society in Nepal. Mukeshbhai has generously pledged half of the funds raised towards the work which Veerayatan is doing currently in Nepal and we hope...
Posted: 20.04.2016
 
Jai Jinendra, Veerayatan UK is delighted to confirm details of the shibir organised on the weekend of May 21/22 with an overnight stay in the presence of Sadhvi Shilapiji. The details are set out on the attached flyer. We strongly recommend that you register your interest as places are limited. Pricing for the shibir, which includes accommodation, meals and planned activities are set out on the attached...
Posted: 24.03.2016
 
Veerayatan UK is delighted to announce that a shibir is being organised on the weekend of May 21/22 with an overnight stay in the presence of Sadhvi Shilapiji. We strongly recommend that you register your interest as places will be limited. See the details on the attached flyer. Flyer:
Posted: 04.03.2016
 
Jai Jinendra. Nature is wonderful and has been resilient for many centuries and millennia. However, in the last few decades the impact of human activities, in particular, has proved a challenge to Nature. Trees are an integral part of our environment - they provide us with oxygen, food and shade and shelter from the elements. Acharya Chandanaji values trees immensely and has said that everyone should plant at...
Posted: 15.12.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone Hope you have all found the first term enlightening. We wish you all a restful and reflective period over the festive season and a Happy New Year. Please find enclosed the adult class topic for the next term commencing on Friday 8th January 2016 - we sincerely trust you will find this an interesting and enjoyable topic and look forward to seeing you all. Regards SCVP COMMITTEE AND TEACHERS...
Posted: 15.12.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone We extend our invitation to you and your family & friends to an excellent talk on Nature and Health by Mr. Atul Shah on 11 March 2016. Details are as follows:
Posted: 10.11.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone SCVP Committee and Teachers Wishes Everyone a Happy, Joyous &Spiritual Diwali. We wish for a Peaceful New Year and everyone to progress and pray for peace to prevail everywhere and to all living beings. On Friday 13 November we will be celebrating Gnana Pancham where we pay our respect to our Gurus, Teachers, Parents and all those who impart Knowledge. Education is a lifelong journey...
Posted: 31.10.2015
 
Dear All, Jai Jinendra, Diwali is fast approaching and this year SCVP's annual and unique celebration of this event will be on Friday 6th November with the evening commencing at 7pm and expected to finish around 10pm. As always it will be a spiritually uplifting event for the entire family, young and old, focussing on Mahavir Bhagwan's timeless message for humanity. Tickets are £12.50 for each adult and all...
Posted: 12.10.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone I am sure everyone who atttended Dr Tushar Mehta's talk at the SCVP Adult Class on The Holocaust, Slavery and Ahimsa in the 21st Century found it to be absolutely exhilarating. Every single person who came to fully packed SCVP Adult Class, were in awe at his thought provoking ideas on how our own existence is affecting the world we live in. If you missed his talk, you are highly...
Posted: 08.10.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone As part of the adult class lecture series this term exploring the relationship between Ethics, Morality and Spirituality, SCVP Jain School is delighted that Dr Tushar Mehta ​of Toronto will give a stimulating talk exploring this subject in the context of non-violence as defined by Jain principles. Dr Tushar is a very well known and experienced practitioner, a medical doctor by profession...
Posted: 24.09.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone We hope you all had a spiritually uplifting Paryushan and managed to imbibe the pearls of wisdom from Pujya Sadhvi Shilapiji over the last few weeks. SCVP SCHOOL Children and Adult classes commence tomorrow. If you have not been to the school before, please do come with your children and experience for yourself the classes we have for both children and adults. SCVP is one of the largest,...
Posted: 09.09.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone Join us to embark our journey of self-analysis to look at our own nature, the self and review our thoughts words and deeds, to unlock our inherent compassion and love during this Paryushan. Pratikraman will be conducted in English with explanations where possible to enable both young and old to appreciate and understand this most important and noble of Jain rituals. These will be held at...
Posted: 02.09.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone. SCVP’s new term starts on 4 September. Please see the term dates attached unti December 2015. We will be carrying out registration of new adults and children - please complete the attached registration form and bring it with you if you are a new student. For existing students please also complete the form if any of your details have changed in the past year. Please arrive no later than...
Posted: 31.08.2015
 
Jai Jinendra. Veerayatan is delighted to announce a thought provoking shibir for adults in the presence of Sadhvi Shri Shilapiji, entitled ‘Through the Self to Liberation’ , to be held on 5 and 6 September at a delightful and peaceful location. Details are on the attached poster. Places are limited, so please register early for a very special two days in your spiritual journey. For those with young children...
Posted: 26.08.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone Not to be missed Events For Spirituality & Interaction with Esteemed Sadhvi Shri Shilapiji , SCVP English Pratikraman Join us to embark this journey of self-analysis to look at our own nature, the self and review our thoughts words and deeds, to unlock our inherent compassion and love. Pratikraman will be conducted in English with explanations where possible to enable both young and old to...
Posted: 15.07.2015
 
Dear All. Jai Jinendra Please see the letter from the Chair of 'One Jain', Mr. Nemu Chandaria OBE, to the Prime Minister. It is important that we sign the petition TODAY and stop this cruelty by going on this website: https://www.change.org/p/david-cameron-mp-keep-the-ban-on-fox-hunting-2?recruiter=343640020&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&sharecordion_display=highlight_active_card We should take...
Posted: 02.07.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone Jain Vishwa Bharati (JVB) London have requested us to forward details of their River Thames Boat Cruise with Vegetarian Lunch on Sunday 12 July, in support of Jain World Peace Centre (JWPC). JWPC is a project they have embarked on to establish a permanent centre for Respected Samanijis (Jain nuns) so that the entire Jain community and the wider society can benefit from their continuous...
Posted: 22.06.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone We are pleased to invite everyone including your Friends and Family to our annual Samayika programme on Friday 3 July 2015. The entire school, including children and adults, are involved in this blissful event who will certainly lead you to an equanimous state and elevate you spiritually. Details are as follows: SCVP London Committee and Teachers http://www.scvp.org.uk/...
Posted: 21.05.2015
 
Jai Jinendra. Please find attached details of the compassionate work which Veerayatan is undertaking in the earthquake stricken areas of Nepal. Please share this with family and friends. With your help and with the guidance and vision of Acharya Shri Chandanaji who is now in Nepal with the Sadhvi Sangh and volunteers, there will be a tremendous message sent to the people of Nepal and the whole world that we do...
Posted: 07.05.2015
 
Making way for Life: Rehabilitation of Nepal Update on May 6, 2015 Everyone will be aware of the devastating earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday with so many deaths and injuries and with livelihoods dashed. India shares a deep connection with Nepal in form of cultural and religious similarities which goes way beyond centuries. Himalayan Kingdom, the place where one of the most revered Jain monks, Acharya...
Posted: 01.05.2015
 
Jai Jinendra Everyone Everyone will be aware of the devastating earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday. The UN has estimated that eight million people have been affected - more than a quarter of the population! - and the death toll from the 7.8-magnitude quake has now passed 5,000, and could reach 10,000. The country is understandably feeling overwhelmed. We have all watched images of death and destruction...
Posted: 15.04.2015
 
Veerayatan Vidyapeeth Kutch has been conferred the "Award for Revolution in Education " by the Chief Minister of Gujrat, Mrs Anandi Ben Patel at the vibrant Kutch Summit 2015, for its unparalleled endeavours in the field of education since the devastating earthquake of 2001. This is further endorsement that spirituality led education can revolutionise and be transformational for the children fortunate enough to...
Posted: 19.03.2015
 
It gives us great pleasure to invite you and your family to attend the Family Fun Day and experience the magic of one of our key events run largely through the efforts of the children. The children have fun working together as a team and this is their way of giving something back to the school, community and good causes. We are having our annual Family Fun Day on Saturday 21  March starting at 4.00 p.m. to...
Posted: 16.03.2015
 
Jai Jinendra All SCVP Jain School , run by Veerayatan UK, is the longest established Jain School in the UK. Since it started in 1996 more than 3000 children and 1500 adults have been through the School. Find out more about what makes the School so special and family-focussed, and about its extensive programme of annual events which complements the weekly classes, by tuning into MATV (SKY Channel 793) on Tuesday...

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