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JCA Action Plan (JAP) in Response to COVID19

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Interim Temple Timings & Protocol

Friday, March 20, 2020

JCA NY COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

JCA NY Temple Timing Updates

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Mahavir Jayanti Cultural Program - 2020

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Announcing JCA NY BOT and EC Team

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Donate Today to Support our Jain Center

Sunday, December 15, 2019

JCA General Body Meeting

Sunday, December 15, 2019

JCA Election Announcement & Nomination Forms

Monday, September 23, 2019

JCA NY Chaitya Paripati

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Shri Adinath Jinalaya

Friday, September 18, 2015
DAS LAKSHAN MAHA PARVA 2015
Under The Spiritual Guidance of Dr. Abhay Khushalchand Dagade





Date           Program        Time
Friday, Sep 18th
Das Lakshan Prarambh
Panchmi
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:45 PM





Saturday, Sep 19th
Chatmi
Abhishek & Parv Pooja & Shanti Vidhan
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM





Sunday, Sept 20st
VIDHAN
Saptami
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:30 PM
2:30 PM





Monday, Sept 21st
Ashtami
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
6:00 PM
6:45 PM





Tuesday, Sept 22nd
Navmi
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
6:00 PM
6:45 PM





Wednesday, Sept 23rd
Dhoop Dashmi
Abhishek & Parv Pooja, Dhoop Dashmi Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:45 PM





Thursday, Sep 24th
Gyaras
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
6:00 PM
6:45 PM





Friday, Sept 25th
Baras
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:45 PM





Saturday, Sept 26th
Teras
Youth Led Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Special Pravachan for Paathshala kids;Aarti
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM





Sunday, Sept 27th
Anant Chaturdasi
Das Lakshan Vidhan
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Shri Das Lakshan Mandal Vidhan
Swamivatsalya
Pravachan & Samayik & Aarti
Saamuhik Kshamapana
9:00 AM

1:30 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM





Monday, Sept 28th
Poornima
Abhishek & Nitya Pooja
Samuhik Tapasvi Parna
9:00 AM
10:00 PM





During this Mahaparva, we will be having discourses on Das Dharm , Karm Siddhant & Principle of Jain Dharma to enrich our understanding & practice of important Jain Principles.





DAILY PAATHSHALA CLASSES in English.





You are encouraged to come to the temple everyday during this spiritual and educational Maha Parva to maintain our great Jain heritage for yourself and your children.





Those who wish to participate in the Pooja & Vidhan’s must bring their Shudh Dhoti Dhupta, Keshari Sari’s and Mala & Mukut.





MEMBERSHIP
To become a member of JCA, please fill out a form and give it at the Temple’s office or to any Executive Member
Life Membership - $301.00
Annual Membership - $51.00





AYAMBIL OLI
Ayambil Oli starts from Monday, October 19th, 2015 & ends on Tuesday, October 17th, 2015. Parna for Ayambil Oli is on Wednesday, October 18th, 2015 at JCA Bhojansala 4Fl @ 8:30 AM.
MEMBERS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN SPONSORING THE EVENT, SHOULD GIVE THEIR NAMES TO THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS.





BHOJANSHALA
REQUEST FOR TITHI SPONSORS for OUR BHOJANSHALA
USD 251/- Only
For Any Day of your Choice
Birthdays • Marriage Anniversary • Any other memorable event of your life
In fond memory of your loved ones
Please contribute generously to HONOR your days with OUR SANGH





CHAITYA PARIPATI
Detail information about Chaitya Paripati will be announced as soon as we finalize the details. Form will be send thru email and will be kept in JCA Temple. We will be leaving for Detroit on Saturday, Oct 10th 2015 and returning on Monday, Oct 12th 2015.





About Shri Dr. Abhay Dagade
Professionally working as a Family Physician for last 30 years Dr. Abhay Dagade has studied many ancient Granthas such as: the Chhaha Dhala, Tatwarth Sutra, Ratna Karandak Shravakachar, Samaysar, etc. He has been arranging and conducting Swadhyaya classes twice a day in Shri Parshwanath Digambar Jain Mandir in Kopargaon. He worked as the chief of Digambar Jain Samaj in Kopargaon from 1999-2001. He helped with the construction of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu Chaityalaya. He arranged and conducted the Panchkalyanak Pratishtha Mahotsav there as well. He has given lectures on various topics in many different cities.
Regards,
Jain Center of America

Shri Adinath Jinalaya

Saturday, August 30, 2014
DAS LAKSHAN MAHA PARVA 2014
Under The Spiritual Guidance of Brahmacharini Vijaya Kumari Didi





Date           Program        Time
Saturday, Aug 30th
Das Lakshan Prarambh
Panchmi
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM





Sunday, Aug 31th
SHANTI VIDHAN
Abhishek & Parv Pooja & Shanti Vidhan
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
3:30 PM





Monday, Sept 1st
Saptami
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
2:30 PM





Tuesday, Sept 2nd
Ashtami
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM





Wednesday, Sept 3rd
Navmi
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM





Thursday, Sept 4th
Dhoop Dashmi
Abhishek & Parv Pooja, Dhoop Dashmi Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM





Friday, Sep 5th
Gyaras
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
12:30 PM
6:00 PM
7:00 PM





Saturday, Sept 6th
Baras
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Bhavana & Aarti; Pravachan & Paathshala
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM





Sunday, Sept 7th
Teras
Youth Led Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Swamivatsalya
Special Pravachan for Paathshala kids;Aarti
9:30 AM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM





Monday, Sept 8th
Anant Chaturdasi
Das Lakshan Vidhan
Abhishek & Parv Pooja
Shri Das Lakshan Mandal Vidhan
Swamivatsalya
Pravachan & Samayik & Aarti
Saamuhik Kshamapana
9:00 AM

1:30 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM





Tuesday, Sept 9th
Poornima
Abhishek & Nitya Pooja
Samuhik Tapasvi Parna
9:00 AM
10:00 PM





During this Mahaparva, we will be having discourses on Prashnottatar Ratnamalika by Raj Rishi Amoghvarsh Muni along with virtues of Das Dharm, Karm Siddhant & Principle of Jain Dharma to enrich our understanding & practice of important Jain Principles.





DAILY PAATHSHALA CLASSES in English.





You are encouraged to come to the temple everyday during this spiritual and educational Maha Parva to maintain our great Jain heritage for yourself and your children.





Those who wish to participate in the Pooja & Vidhan’s must bring their Shudh Dhoti Dhupta, Keshari Sari’s and Mala & Mukut.





Regards
Jain Center of America

Policy for Navkar Mantra JAAP

Monday, February 10, 2014

Jai Jinendra

Members have requested clarification of the policy regarding conducting JAAP in JCA after death of their family member, relative or friend.

JCA Board of Trustees and Executive committee have agreed to the following policy:

1. JCA will allow any member to do Navkar Mantra JAAP in the memory of their family member, relative or a friend after death
2. JAAP can take place  only (15) fifteen days after death
3. JAAP for such matters only will take place in the JCA Basement
4. JCA will send email regarding this matter upon request from the member or family member
5.There will be no posting of this event on JCA notice Board on any floor
6.There will be no conveyance or announcements of any condolences in JCA in this event
7.No pictures/photo of anyone including Gurus/Scholars will be allowed to be displayed at the event
8.Such event can be held any day of the week except on Sunday after 3.00 PM only
9. No food will be allowed to be served in JCA on such event
10. JCA has thoughtfully discussed this matter to satisfy all religious matters of the five tradition in JCA
11. JCA requests members to follow above guidelines


On behalf of Board of Trustees and Executive Committee
Jawahar A. Shetti
Chairman
Jain Center of America,NY

YJP > Join YJP for 2 Events

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Jai Jinendra !

We encourage all our young professionals between the age of 24-42 years to attend the two upcoming events organized by Young Jain Professionals in the NY metro area.

Regards
Jain Center of America

Pursue Your Dreams and Unleash the Power Within: A Seminar with Mitesh Kapadia

As we are entering this New Year with a zeal to achieve goals and pursue our dreams, let's explore together the ways we can truly transform our lives and accomplish our dreams. To help us do that, inspirational speaker Mitesh Kapadia will focus on refining one's own personality, by tackling destructive habits and to pursue a life of purpose and fulfillment by finding Our Truth and Transform Our Life by Living it.

Come join us at this unique workshop as we discuss how various Jain teachings can provide us the tools to make a lasting transformation and obtain unprecedented happiness.

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berges Institute - North Room, 23 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018
Cost:  Free!

We have limited spots, so please RSVP today. For more information go to our Facebook event or contact us by email.

YJP Northeast Winter Retreat 2014: Unplug from daily life. Connect with your soul




Join YJP from March 7-9 to unwind at the rustic Race Brook Lodge. This cozy lodge is the perfect location for a retreat filled with networking, educational sessions and social activities. The lodge is just minutes away from Catamount Ski Area where we will be enjoying the snow one last time before the season ends!

DATES: March 7 (Friday evening) to March 9 (Sunday afternoon)
LOCATION: Race Brook Lodge and Catamount Ski Area

Interested? Register today!
Visit Facebook Events       Email YJP for more information
 
Pricing & Transportation


Registration Price (includes lodging & meals):
$155 (Now - Feb. 10)
$175 (Feb. 11- Mar. 3)
Age: 24-42
Early Bird Registration ends February 10th at 11:59pm EST, so register ASAP!

Optional Activity Prices:
$75 - Lift Ticket + Rental + Lesson (beginner trails only)
$39 - Lift Ticket (all trails)
$34 - Ski/Snowboard Rental
$10 - 1.5 Hour Lesson

Carpools will be arranged from Boston, New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia.

YJA > Registration for the 2014 YJA Convention is now OPEN!

Friday, January 24, 2014

Jai Jinendra !

We request all our members to encourage their children between the age of 14-29 years to attend 2014 YJA Convention in Washington, DC during the July 4th weekend.

Regards,
Jain Center of America

Jai Jinendra !
Registration for the 2014 YJA Convention is now OPEN and we want you to be among the first to register!
Register today to lock in your early bird pricing discount. And 1 out of the first 150 to register will win a brand-new iPad Air.
Space is limited this year, so don't delay!

CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THE 2014 YJA CONVENTION

Convention Details

Who:

You and your friends (ages 14-29) interested in Jainism

When:

Thursday, July 3rd - Sunday, July 6th

Where:

Crystal Gateway Marriott Located at 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA

Registration Fees:

Click for Registration Fees & Deadlines 1 out of the first 150 to register will win a brand-new iPad Air!

More Info:

Please visit our Convention Website Or e-mail reghelp@yja.org - we're here to help!

Get Excited:

2014 YJA Convention - Register Today!

We hope to see you at #YJA14!

General Body Meeting on Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Jai Jinendra!

Jain Center of America, New York invites you to attend the Annual General Body Meeting on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at our Temple, 43-11 Ithaca Street, Elmhurst, N.Y. 11373. The alternate date (in case of inclement weather) is Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2:00PM at our temple.

The meeting will commence at 2:00 PM sharp. However, in the absence of a quorum, the meeting will start at 2:30 PM, as per the JCA Constitution.

The agenda for the General Body Meeting is as follows:

  • Prayer
  • Activities of JCA - Reports by Chairman/President
  • Annual Report - Secretary/ Administrator
  • Financial Statements for the year 2012 - CFO/Treasurer
  • Explanation of the budget for 2014 & approval by the General Body - CFO
  • Lake Success progress report
  • Any other matter related to JCA (should be approved for discussion by Chair)

If you wish to present any other issues or concerns at the General Body Meeting, please write, fax or e-mail the Secretary, Chairman or JCA Manager before November 30, 2013.

The 2012 JCA financial statements and the 2012 JCA General Body minutes will be available on the JCA website and at the temple from December 1, 2013 onwards. 

Lunch will be served starting at 12:00 pm in our Bhojanshala.

Participation at the meeting is a privilege and duty of all members of JCA and your attendance at the meeting would be greatly appreciated.

This letter has also been sent via email to members, posted on the JCA website and posted on the JCA notice board.

We look forward to seeing you all at the meeting.

Sincerely,
Robin Shah, Secretary
Tel: 917-749-6892
Email: robin_shah@yahoo.com

Sthanak News

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


“Sthanak News”




Celebrating “Paryushan Mahaparva”




FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH THRU FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH 2015.




DAILY MORNING & EVENING DISCOURSE IN HINDI & GUJRATI AT THE TEMPLE. DAILY STHANAK PRATIKRAMAN WILL BE HELD AT




JCA TEMPLE DURING PARYUSHAN MAHAPARVA




FROM: (SHARP) 6:45 onwards




IN HINDI- 3RD FLOOR (ADINATH JINALAYA)




IN GUJARATI – CELLER.




Please consult JCA newsletter for further information.




APPROXIMATE – SUNRISE: 6:26AM & SUNSET: 7:00PM







*** SAMVATSARI PRATIKRAMAN IN HINDI ***




DAY & DATE: FRIDAY, SEPT 18TH. TIME: 5:00PM SHARP




PLACE: JCA TEMPLE, 2ND FLOOR, STHANAK.







*** SAMVATSARI PRATIKRAMAN IN GUJARATI ***




DAY & DATE: FRIDAY, SEP 18TH. TIME: 5:30PM SHARP




PLACE: AMERICAN LEGION HALL (WILLISTON POST-144)
730 WILLIS AVENUE, WILLISTON PARK, NY-11596







Direction to Knights of Columbus Hall:




From - LIE (495): Take Exit-37 (Willis Ave.) and drive towards South. (OR)




Grand Central Pkwy (or Norther Pkwy): Take Exit-28 (Willis Ave.) and drive towards South.







PLEASE CONTACT THE FOLLOWING COORDINATORS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:




SUNIL DAGA - 917 513 4437, SHWETA KOTHARI – 646 725 5022
ULKA KOTHARI – 516 314 7517, HASMUKH PARIKH – 646 276 3434





Regards,
Jain Center of America

Sthanak News

Thursday, August 14, 2014


“Sthanak News”




Celebrating “Paryushan Mahaparva”




AUGUST 22ND THRU 29TH 2014.




DAILY MORNING & EVENING DISCOURSE IN HINDI & GUJRATI AT THE TEMPLE. DAILY STHANAK PRATIKRAMAN WILL BE HELD AT




JCA TEMPLE DURING PARYUSHAN MAHAPARVA




FROM: (SHARP) 7.00PM TO 8.00PM




IN HINDI- 3RD FLOOR (ADINATH JINALAYA)




IN GUJARATI – CELLER.




Please consult JCA newsletter for further information.




APPROXIMATE – SUNRISE: 6.31AM & SUNSET: 7.40PM







*** SAMVATSARI PRATIKRAMAN IN HINDI ***




DAY & DATE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 29TH. TIME: 5.00PM SHARP




PLACE: JCA TEMPLE, 2ND FLOOR, STHANAK.







*** SAMVATSARI PRATIKRAMAN IN GUJARATI ***




DAY & DATE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 29TH. TIME: 5.00PM SHARP




PLACE: KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (New Hyde Park), 1000 Marcus Avenue, NHP, NY 11040.




Tel: 516 352 2852







Direction to Knights of Columbus Hall:




FROM LIE (495) – Take Exit 34 (New Hyde Park Road) and go towards South – Turn left on Marcus Avenue.




FROM GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY – Take Exit-26 S (New Hyde Park Rd) & go towards South – Turn left on Marcus Ave.





Regards
Jain Center of America

Policy for Navkar Mantra JAAP

Monday, February 10, 2014

Jai Jinendra

Members have requested clarification of the policy regarding conducting JAAP in JCA after death of their family member, relative or friend.

JCA Board of Trustees and Executive committee have agreed to the following policy:

1. JCA will allow any member to do Navkar Mantra JAAP in the memory of their family member, relative or a friend after death
2. JAAP can take place  only (15) fifteen days after death
3. JAAP for such matters only will take place in the JCA Basement
4. JCA will send email regarding this matter upon request from the member or family member
5.There will be no posting of this event on JCA notice Board on any floor
6.There will be no conveyance or announcements of any condolences in JCA in this event
7.No pictures/photo of anyone including Gurus/Scholars will be allowed to be displayed at the event
8.Such event can be held any day of the week except on Sunday after 3.00 PM only
9. No food will be allowed to be served in JCA on such event
10. JCA has thoughtfully discussed this matter to satisfy all religious matters of the five tradition in JCA
11. JCA requests members to follow above guidelines


On behalf of Board of Trustees and Executive Committee
Jawahar A. Shetti
Chairman
Jain Center of America,NY

YJP > Join YJP for 2 Events

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Jai Jinendra !

We encourage all our young professionals between the age of 24-42 years to attend the two upcoming events organized by Young Jain Professionals in the NY metro area.

Regards
Jain Center of America

Pursue Your Dreams and Unleash the Power Within: A Seminar with Mitesh Kapadia

As we are entering this New Year with a zeal to achieve goals and pursue our dreams, let's explore together the ways we can truly transform our lives and accomplish our dreams. To help us do that, inspirational speaker Mitesh Kapadia will focus on refining one's own personality, by tackling destructive habits and to pursue a life of purpose and fulfillment by finding Our Truth and Transform Our Life by Living it.

Come join us at this unique workshop as we discuss how various Jain teachings can provide us the tools to make a lasting transformation and obtain unprecedented happiness.

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berges Institute - North Room, 23 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018
Cost:  Free!

We have limited spots, so please RSVP today. For more information go to our Facebook event or contact us by email.

YJP Northeast Winter Retreat 2014: Unplug from daily life. Connect with your soul




Join YJP from March 7-9 to unwind at the rustic Race Brook Lodge. This cozy lodge is the perfect location for a retreat filled with networking, educational sessions and social activities. The lodge is just minutes away from Catamount Ski Area where we will be enjoying the snow one last time before the season ends!

DATES: March 7 (Friday evening) to March 9 (Sunday afternoon)
LOCATION: Race Brook Lodge and Catamount Ski Area

Interested? Register today!
Visit Facebook Events       Email YJP for more information
 
Pricing & Transportation


Registration Price (includes lodging & meals):
$155 (Now - Feb. 10)
$175 (Feb. 11- Mar. 3)
Age: 24-42
Early Bird Registration ends February 10th at 11:59pm EST, so register ASAP!

Optional Activity Prices:
$75 - Lift Ticket + Rental + Lesson (beginner trails only)
$39 - Lift Ticket (all trails)
$34 - Ski/Snowboard Rental
$10 - 1.5 Hour Lesson

Carpools will be arranged from Boston, New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia.

General Body Meeting on Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Jai Jinendra!

Jain Center of America, New York invites you to attend the Annual General Body Meeting on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at our Temple, 43-11 Ithaca Street, Elmhurst, N.Y. 11373. The alternate date (in case of inclement weather) is Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2:00PM at our temple.

The meeting will commence at 2:00 PM sharp. However, in the absence of a quorum, the meeting will start at 2:30 PM, as per the JCA Constitution.

The agenda for the General Body Meeting is as follows:

  • Prayer
  • Activities of JCA - Reports by Chairman/President
  • Annual Report - Secretary/ Administrator
  • Financial Statements for the year 2012 - CFO/Treasurer
  • Explanation of the budget for 2014 & approval by the General Body - CFO
  • Lake Success progress report
  • Any other matter related to JCA (should be approved for discussion by Chair)

If you wish to present any other issues or concerns at the General Body Meeting, please write, fax or e-mail the Secretary, Chairman or JCA Manager before November 30, 2013.

The 2012 JCA financial statements and the 2012 JCA General Body minutes will be available on the JCA website and at the temple from December 1, 2013 onwards. 

Lunch will be served starting at 12:00 pm in our Bhojanshala.

Participation at the meeting is a privilege and duty of all members of JCA and your attendance at the meeting would be greatly appreciated.

This letter has also been sent via email to members, posted on the JCA website and posted on the JCA notice board.

We look forward to seeing you all at the meeting.

Sincerely,
Robin Shah, Secretary
Tel: 917-749-6892
Email: robin_shah@yahoo.com

Shrimad Rajchandra Satsang Mandal

Saturday, September 5, 2015
SHRIMAD RAJCHANDRA SATSANG MANDAL
Date       Time        Event





September 20th 2015

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Swadhyay & Celebration of Pujya Brahmachariji's Birthday
October 25th 2015

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Celebration of Shri Atmasiddhi Rachna Din & PP Prabhushriji' Birthday
November 22nd 2015

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Celebration of Param Krupalu Dev's Janma Jayanti
December 20nd 2015

1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Satsang- Swadhyay with Bhakti
                                                        (P.S. The aforementioned dates are tentative & subject to change.)
Other Important Events:-
Saturday, Sept. 05      Pujyashri Brahmchariji's Birthday (Janmastmi).
Sept. 10 to Sept.18     Shri Paryushan Maha Parva.
Wednesday, Oct. 28    Shri Atmasiddhi Rachna Din & PP Prabhushriji's Janma Divas.
Nov. 09 to Nov. 12     Shri Deepavali Aradhana (36 Mala daily for Samadhi Maran as per Kram).
Wednesday, Nov. 25   Param Krupalu Dev's Janma Jayanti (Kartiki Purnima).


For any additional information please contact the following persons:
Shri Mukesh Ajmera (718) 423-6148 (Res)
Shri Chandresh Panchamia (516) 437-8092 (Res), (917) 749-8798 (Cell)
Regards,
Jain Center of America

Shrimad Rajchandra Satsang Mandal

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Shrimad Rajchandra Satsang Madal

August 17 Celebrating the 125th Birth Anniversary of Pujyashri Brahmacharji. Gunanuvad Bhakti & Satsang Swadhyay.
September 21 Swadhyay on Shri Vachnamrutji.
October 12 Celebrating Shri Atmasiddhi Rachna Divas & Param Pujya Shri Laghurajswami Birth anniversary
observed. Special Program - Shri Atmasiddhi Sastra Parayan (Recital)
November 9 Celebrating the 147th Birth Anniversary of Param Krupaludev Shrimad Rajchandra. Special Bhakti & Swadhyay.
December 14 Swadhyay on Shri Vachnamrutji.
(P.S. The aforementioned dates are tentative & subject to change.)
Other Important Events:-
  •   Shri Paryushan Aradhana Days - August 22 to August 29, 2014.
  •   Shri Atmasiddhi Shastra Rachna & P.P. Shri Laghurajswami Birth Day- October 9, 2014.
  •   Shri Diwali Samadhi Maran Aradhana Days- October 21 to October 24, 2014.
  •   Shri Param Krupaludev’s Birth Anniversary Day - November 06, 2014 (Dev Diwali).


Regards
Jain Center of America

Policy for Navkar Mantra JAAP

Monday, February 10, 2014

Jai Jinendra

Members have requested clarification of the policy regarding conducting JAAP in JCA after death of their family member, relative or friend.

JCA Board of Trustees and Executive committee have agreed to the following policy:

1. JCA will allow any member to do Navkar Mantra JAAP in the memory of their family member, relative or a friend after death
2. JAAP can take place  only (15) fifteen days after death
3. JAAP for such matters only will take place in the JCA Basement
4. JCA will send email regarding this matter upon request from the member or family member
5.There will be no posting of this event on JCA notice Board on any floor
6.There will be no conveyance or announcements of any condolences in JCA in this event
7.No pictures/photo of anyone including Gurus/Scholars will be allowed to be displayed at the event
8.Such event can be held any day of the week except on Sunday after 3.00 PM only
9. No food will be allowed to be served in JCA on such event
10. JCA has thoughtfully discussed this matter to satisfy all religious matters of the five tradition in JCA
11. JCA requests members to follow above guidelines


On behalf of Board of Trustees and Executive Committee
Jawahar A. Shetti
Chairman
Jain Center of America,NY


Jai Jinendra
Dear Sadharmik Brothers and Sisters

Members have requested clarification of the policy regarding conducting JAAP in JCA after death of their family member, relative or friend.

JCA Board of Trustees and Executive committee have agreed to the following policy:

1. JCA will allow any member to do Navkar Mantra JAAP in the memory of their family member, relative or a friend after death
2. JAAP can take place  only (15) fifteen days after death
3. JAAP for such matters only will take place in the JCA Basement
4. JCA will send email regarding this matter upon request from the member or family member
5.There will be no posting of this event on JCA notice Board on any floor
6.There will be no conveyance or announcements of any condolences in JCA in this event
7.No pictures/photo of anyone including Gurus/Scholars will be allowed to be displayed at the event
8.Such event can be held any day of the week except on Sunday after 3.00 PM only
9. No food will be allowed to be served in JCA on such event
10. JCA has thoughtfully discussed this matter to satisfy all religious matters of the five tradition in JCA
11. JCA requests members to follow above guidelines


On behalf of Board of Trustees and Executive Committee
Jawahar A. Shetti
Chairman
Jain Center of America,NY

Mahavir Janma Kalyanak Celebrations 2014 - Participation Form

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Jai Jinendra !!

Mahavir Janma Kalyanak Mahotsav 2014 is planned to be celebrated in April of this year. We are looking forward to bring to you this celebration with lot of devotion and cultural program from our kids. Attached please find the form for the same. Kindly fill this and submit to any member of EC or JCA manager latest by February 16, 2014.This will allow us to plan for the event and give enough practice to our kids to put up a great performance.

We look forward to active participation as in the past and request that you come and celebrate this great event with all of us.

Please click here to download the participation form.

Thanks & Regards,

Jain Center Of America

YJP > Join YJP for 2 Events

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Jai Jinendra !

We encourage all our young professionals between the age of 24-42 years to attend the two upcoming events organized by Young Jain Professionals in the NY metro area.

Regards
Jain Center of America

Pursue Your Dreams and Unleash the Power Within: A Seminar with Mitesh Kapadia

As we are entering this New Year with a zeal to achieve goals and pursue our dreams, let's explore together the ways we can truly transform our lives and accomplish our dreams. To help us do that, inspirational speaker Mitesh Kapadia will focus on refining one's own personality, by tackling destructive habits and to pursue a life of purpose and fulfillment by finding Our Truth and Transform Our Life by Living it.

Come join us at this unique workshop as we discuss how various Jain teachings can provide us the tools to make a lasting transformation and obtain unprecedented happiness.

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Berges Institute - North Room, 23 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018
Cost:  Free!

We have limited spots, so please RSVP today. For more information go to our Facebook event or contact us by email.

YJP Northeast Winter Retreat 2014: Unplug from daily life. Connect with your soul




Join YJP from March 7-9 to unwind at the rustic Race Brook Lodge. This cozy lodge is the perfect location for a retreat filled with networking, educational sessions and social activities. The lodge is just minutes away from Catamount Ski Area where we will be enjoying the snow one last time before the season ends!

DATES: March 7 (Friday evening) to March 9 (Sunday afternoon)
LOCATION: Race Brook Lodge and Catamount Ski Area

Interested? Register today!
Visit Facebook Events       Email YJP for more information
 
Pricing & Transportation


Registration Price (includes lodging & meals):
$155 (Now - Feb. 10)
$175 (Feb. 11- Mar. 3)
Age: 24-42
Early Bird Registration ends February 10th at 11:59pm EST, so register ASAP!

Optional Activity Prices:
$75 - Lift Ticket + Rental + Lesson (beginner trails only)
$39 - Lift Ticket (all trails)
$34 - Ski/Snowboard Rental
$10 - 1.5 Hour Lesson

Carpools will be arranged from Boston, New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia.

YJA > Registration for the 2014 YJA Convention is now OPEN!

Friday, January 24, 2014

Jai Jinendra !

We request all our members to encourage their children between the age of 14-29 years to attend 2014 YJA Convention in Washington, DC during the July 4th weekend.

Regards,
Jain Center of America

Jai Jinendra !
Registration for the 2014 YJA Convention is now OPEN and we want you to be among the first to register!
Register today to lock in your early bird pricing discount. And 1 out of the first 150 to register will win a brand-new iPad Air.
Space is limited this year, so don't delay!

CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THE 2014 YJA CONVENTION

Convention Details

Who:

You and your friends (ages 14-29) interested in Jainism

When:

Thursday, July 3rd - Sunday, July 6th

Where:

Crystal Gateway Marriott Located at 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA

Registration Fees:

Click for Registration Fees & Deadlines 1 out of the first 150 to register will win a brand-new iPad Air!

More Info:

Please visit our Convention Website Or e-mail reghelp@yja.org - we're here to help!

Get Excited:

2014 YJA Convention - Register Today!

We hope to see you at #YJA14!

General Body Meeting on Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Jai Jinendra!

Jain Center of America, New York invites you to attend the Annual General Body Meeting on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at our Temple, 43-11 Ithaca Street, Elmhurst, N.Y. 11373. The alternate date (in case of inclement weather) is Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2:00PM at our temple.

The meeting will commence at 2:00 PM sharp. However, in the absence of a quorum, the meeting will start at 2:30 PM, as per the JCA Constitution.

The agenda for the General Body Meeting is as follows:

  • Prayer
  • Activities of JCA - Reports by Chairman/President
  • Annual Report - Secretary/ Administrator
  • Financial Statements for the year 2012 - CFO/Treasurer
  • Explanation of the budget for 2014 & approval by the General Body - CFO
  • Lake Success progress report
  • Any other matter related to JCA (should be approved for discussion by Chair)

If you wish to present any other issues or concerns at the General Body Meeting, please write, fax or e-mail the Secretary, Chairman or JCA Manager before November 30, 2013.

The 2012 JCA financial statements and the 2012 JCA General Body minutes will be available on the JCA website and at the temple from December 1, 2013 onwards. 

Lunch will be served starting at 12:00 pm in our Bhojanshala.

Participation at the meeting is a privilege and duty of all members of JCA and your attendance at the meeting would be greatly appreciated.

This letter has also been sent via email to members, posted on the JCA website and posted on the JCA notice board.

We look forward to seeing you all at the meeting.

Sincerely,
Robin Shah, Secretary
Tel: 917-749-6892
Email: robin_shah@yahoo.com