JSCNC Newsletter

A Publication of Jain Study Center of North Carolina

509 Carriage Woods, Raleigh, NC 27607 U.S.A.

http://www.jscnc.org

A tax-exempt, non-profit religious organization. Federal Tax-exempt ID (USA): 56-1305715

Dec 2013

2013 Executive Committee

President

Mr. Pratyush Mehta

(919) 967-6270

pratheemit@yahoo.com

Vice President

Mrs. Neha Mehta

(919) 233-8837

nmehta@wakemed.org

Secretary

Mr. Anand Shah

(919) 678-9475

anand2.shah@gmail.com

Food Coordinator

Mrs. Heena Mehta

(919) 967-6270

heenapmehta@yahoo.com

Youth Coordinator

Mrs. Rita Lodaya

(919) 240-5564

ritalodaya@yahoo.com

Mrs. Sejal Shah

(919)845-9593

sejal2003@gmail.com

JAINA

Director

Hindu Center

Liaison

Mr. Pravin Shah

(919) 859-4994

education@jaina.org

Mr. Pratyush Mehta

(919) 967-6270

pratheemit@yahoo.com

Mr. Harshad Shah

(919) 341 8894

Special Projects

Special Projects

Finance

Mr. Jagdish Shah

(919) 847-3447

jackshah@att.net 

Adopt-A-Highway

Mr. Pritesh Shah

Raleigh, NC

Annual Camp

Mr. Kamlesh Shah

Cary, NC

Sustainment Committee

Mr. Kamlesh Shah

Cary, NC

Religious Programs

Mr. Pravin Shah
Mr. Kirit Shah

Editor’s Corner

Jai Jinendra,

On behalf of the Executive Committee, I would like to wish everyone a great Holidays. This time of the year is not only for joy and celebrations but also an opportunity to be thankful for all the comforts we receive in life.

We also have a new Committee for 2014. On behalf of the executive committee, I would like to thank our President Mr. Pratyush Mehta for his outstanding leadership this year.

As a reminder, if you have pledged to support any of the initiatives we sponsored during the year, please make sure you send those in before the end of the year to Mr. Jagdish Shah.

Regards,

Anand  Shah

(Secretary, JSCNC)

Inside This Issue

  1. Monthly Meeting
  2. Announcements
  3. Upcoming Activities
  4. Pathshala Corner
  5. How to Support Jain Study Center of NC

 1. Monthly Meeting

The community holds its monthly meetings at the Hindu Temple in Morrisville, NC. We invite everyone to attend the monthly meetings.

This month, Please inform our, Mr. Ajay Shah who is this month’s Food Coordinator for planning purposes if you are planning to attend.

Monthly Meeting Format

10:45 a.m.

Prayer/Stavans

11:00 a.m.

Item(s) / presentation by Paathshala children

11:15 a.m.

Administrative/Committee activities

11:30 a.m.

Discourse/discussion

12:45 p.m.

Other Announcements

01:00 p.m.

Lunch

NEXT MONTHLY MEETING

Sunday, Dec 15

Discourse Topic

“Yog Drashti Samuchay &

Jain Tatva Darshan”

Speaker

Dr. Ramnik Zota

2. Announcements

Executive Committee 2014

President: Anand Shah

Vice President: Neha Mehta

Secretary: Bhairav Shah

Food Coordinator: Ajay Shah

Pathshala Coordinators: Rita Lodaya, Sejal Shah and Shweta Shah

Stay tuned for additional announcements from the new committee.

3. Upcoming Activities

Ths JSCNC 2013 calendar is online. Please visit http://www.jscnc.org and click Events. The calendar has the most up-to-date listing of all confirmed activities for the year. All the tithis (Lunar Days) are also posted on the online calendar. Here is a list of some key dates:

** Tithi Calendar for 2013 is now updated **

Event

Time

Location

Contact

Weekly Swadhyaya (Mondays)

7.30 pm

HSNC Library

Mr. Harshad Shah

Weekly Mahavir Puja

10 am

HSNC Temple

Mrs. Rekha Banker

4. Pathshala Corner

JSCNC Pathshala serves our young kids to instill spiritual development, self-awareness and promote Jain identity in individuals, based on the principles of Jainism. The teachers pay special attention to the needs of young and older groups and have structured curriculum as such.

 

The Paathshala classes take place every first Sunday of the month from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Hindu Temple Cultural Hall AND on 3rd Sundays during the monthly meeting. If you plan to attend and/or need more information, please call Mrs. Rita Lodaya or Mrs. Sejal Shah. Paathshala e-mail address is JSCNCpathshala@yahoo.com.

*** A mandatory registration form for ALL pathshala students is being prepared and will be sent out within next few days. If you are going to be travelling, you need to make sure you complete the registration by the deadline.  This is mandatory and no exceptions!! ***

5. Supporting our center

You can support our Center by:

Your support is greatly appreciated.

Anand  Shah

(Secretary, JSCNC)