Paryushan Maha Parv - 2014

Jain Study Center of North Carolina will observe Paryushan from Aug 23 - 30.  Please note that these dates are different from traditional Paryushan dates [Aug 22 - Aug 29].

During this Maha Parva, we would like to send our good wishes to all those who are planning to do tapasya.  Please bring to our attention any tapasvis by sending an email to Bhairav Shah (bhairavshah@gmail.com).   All tapasvis will be recognized in the next newsletter.

Finally, during the auspicious occasion of Paryushan, please consider donating towards Jiv Daya, Scholar Fund, Pathshala / Children's activities, or the General Fund.  All contributions to JSCNC are tax-deductible.  Please make your checks payable to "JSCNC", and either hand them to any Committee member, or mail them to the Treasurer at:

Mr. Pratyush Mehta

207 Forsyth Drive

Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Note: Please include the specific Fund name in the memo.

Date

Time

Host/Place

Event

Sat 8/23

10:00a – 12:30p

Hindu Bhavan Temple Hall

Puja on First Day of Paryushan.

Coordinator: Mr. Kiritbhai Shah

(kirit125@yahoo.com or 919-469-5158)

Please arrive 15 minutes early so we can start the Puja at 10 AM sharp.

Sun 8/24

10:45am - 1:00pm

Mini Hall

(in Main Bldg)

(Venue change)

Monthly meeting.

Speaker: Dr. Maheshbhai Varia

Topic: Das Lakshanas (yatidharma)

Thu 8/28

8:00 pm - 10:00pm

Hindu Bhavan Temple Hall

Bhavana Co-ordinators:

Mr. Arvindbhai Shah,

Mr. Mayurbhai Lodaya,

Mr. Pratyushbhai Mehta and

Mr. Dilipbhai Shah

Sat 8/30

09:30am - 12:00pm

Hindu Bhavan Temple Hall

Puja on Last Day of Paryushan.

Coordinator: Mr. Kiritbhai Shah

(kirit125@yahoo.com or 919-469-5158)

Please arrive 15 minutes early so we can start the Puja at 9.30 AM sharp.

Sat 8/30

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Dr. Maheshbhai and Induben Varia

737 Pinehurst Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27517.

Phone#: (919) 929-6726

Samvatsari Pratikraman

(JSCNC Calendar)

For adults - 5:00 p.m. sharp.

If you wish to recite specific Sutras during Adult Pratikraman, please contact Mrs. Rekha Banker (rekla78@gmail.com or 919-676-4548)

For children (in English) - 5:30 p.m. sharp

If you wish to recite specific Sutras during Children’s English Pratikraman, please contact Mrs. Rita Lodaya or Mrs. Sejal Shah

Please arrive 15 mins early.

Fri 8/29

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Mr. Arvindbhai and Mrs.Arunaben Shah

8705 Stage Ford Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615.

Phone#: (919) 518-1112

Samvatsari Pratikraman (Traditional Calendar)

For adults - 5:00 p.m. sharp.

Please arrive 15 mins early.

In addition to these activities, daily events during the traditional Paryushan week are scheduled as follows:

8/22 – 8/29 (Traditional Calendar)

Daily Pratikraman at 7pm sharp

Pakkhi Pratikraman (chaudas). Sunday 08/24/14.   5.30 pm

In Cary

Kiritbhai and Jyotiben Shah

511 Hickorywood Blvd., Cary, NC 27519.

Phone#: (919) 469-5158

Swadhyay from 8 – 9:30 will follow the Pratikraman and will be led by Dr. Ramnik Zota.

8/22 – 8/29 (Traditional Calendar)

Daily Pratikraman at 7pm sharp

Pakkhi Pratikraman (chaudas). Sunday 08/24/14.   5 pm

In Raleigh

Arvindbhai and Arunaben Shah

8705 Stage Ford Rd., Raleigh, NC 27615.

Phone#: (919) 518-1112