Posted: 01.02.2013
 
Potters Bar Jain Temple in Snow Potters Bar Jain Temple in Snow: Jain Derasar Potters Bar, UK in Snow from vimal shah on Vimeo . The first Shikarbadhi Jain Temple built outside India: Jain Temple Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom from vimal shah on Vimeo .
Posted: 06.08.2012
 
Jain Temple at Potters Bar is situated in Hertfordshire, north-east of London. In 2005, Oshwal Association of the U.K (OAUK) completed the building of the first traditional Shikarbandh Jain Derasar (Temple) at Oshwal Centre, Potters Bar. The temple is built within the landscaped garden and laid in the grounds in the shape of the Jain symbol of Cosmos. In the main hall of the temple, there are statues of Jain...
Posted: 12.10.2008
By Dr. Atul Keshavji Shah
On Saturday 11th October, a team of fifteen Jain leaders from North America came to the Oshwal Centre in Potters Bar, London to launch the International Jain Summer School (ISSJS) in Europe. Directors of the School, Dr. Sulekh Chand Jain and Dr. Shugan Chand Jain spoke of the significant impact this project has had in different parts of the world over the last five years since inception, reading out...
Posted: 11.08.2007
By Paras D. Shah
The Face Which Radiates Non-Violence And Peace One lady remarked before leaving the temple, “I was searching for a face which radiates non-violence and peace. What would this person look like?” She added by saying to Samani Prasanna Pragya and Samani Vishad Pragya, “Seeing you, I feel my research has come to an end. Your faces are full of peace and calmness.“
Posted: 13.09.2005
By Editor Carla Geerdes
All were peaceful and happy; they were from all walks of life, and from all generations. Nobody ran around orientationless, whenever someone needed support, he immediately got it from the volunteers. The organisers had planned meticiously the details to avoid any chaotic situation, and they had succeeded. About 250 volunteers were on the spot every day. Many people said that they had never seen so many young...
Posted: 12.09.2005
By Editor Carla Geerdes
Every morning at 8 a.m., a rented bus was starting from Kenton Library in north-west London to the northerly situated Oshwal Centre at Potter's Bar; at 8 p.m. departure was back to town. During the trip, Mantras and prayers were recited, and everybody arrived in high spirit.
Posted: 11.09.2005
By Editor Carla Geerdes
Shree Chitrabhanu spoke Mantras and recited Slokas from the scriptures, traditionally used since thousand years for the door opening ceremony of a Pratishta Mahotsav. They are expressing the spirit of Ahimsa in which a temple is erected, to gather peaceful people in devotion and brotherhood.
Posted: 10.09.2005
By Editor Carla Geerdes
Everybody among the gathered crowd felt part of a unique moment, even the smallest. In the main tent, the public could follow the procedure through big screens. For direct and first-hand experience in the temple, huge amounts of money had been paid. From left: Samanijis Punya & Pratibha Pragya , Pramodha Chitrabhanu, Shree Chitrabhanu
Posted: 09.09.2005
By Editor Carla Geerdes
The symbolic parents of Lord Mahavira were sitting in a flower-decorated open car, while ‘Queen Trishala' was holding a statue of her ‘son' in her hands. The couple, performing Lord Mahavira's parents, reported that they had really felt blessed and different from normal in those moments, when they were the parents of Lord Mahavira.
Posted: 08.09.2005
By Editor Carla Geerdes
Like many beautiful things, this temple also started with a dream, dreamt not only by one individual, but shared by many. Every single person had one view of this dream...

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