Friday, 24 December 2010

Paush Dasami festival in Mohanbadi on December 30, 2010

Paush Dasami festival will be observed in Mohanbadi on Thursday, December 30, 2010. Paush Dasami is the birth day or Janma Kalyanak of Lord Parasnath, twenty third Tirthankar. Purushadaniya Parshwanath swami was born in Varanasi some 2900 years back.

Parshwanath Panch Kalyanak Puja will be conducted in Sanwalia Parasnath temple at Mohanbadi at 1.00 PM in the afternoon. The puja will be followed by a procession which will include elephants, horses, musical band. The devotees will carry lord Parasnath on their shoulders in a palenqueen (Palki). The procession will start at 3.30 PM from Mohanbadi, Galta Road and will reach Sri Suparshwanath Jain temple (Panchayati Mandir) at Dada market, Gheewalon ka rasta, Johari Bazar, Jaipur, passing through Surajpole gate, Ramganj Choupad,  Badi Choupad.and Johari Bazar.

There will be a ceremonial "Arati" at Panchayati mandir on the eve of reaching procession (Julush / Barghoda).

Video of last year procession (Paush Dasmi)

New Jain website

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Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Khartar Gachchh Sangh AGM approves building new temples

Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Khartar Gachchh Sangh, Jaipur held on December 19, Sunday at Vichakshan Smriti Bhawan at 10.30 AM. Audited report of previous year account and budget for the next year proposed by the executive committee has been approved as it is by the general body. General body has also appointed auditors for the coming year.

Members of the general body discussed a lot on the topic of building new temples in Mohanbadi and Nathmal Ji Ka Katla after the routine discussions. General body approved construction of a grand new Jain temple in Mohanbadi and appointed Sri Kushal Chand Surana as convener of the same. Sri Vimal Chand Surana is appointed as Deputy convener of the temple project. Sri Kumarpal V Shah, Dholka has been appointed as "Margadarshak" (Advisor).

General body has also approved project of reconstruction of Adinath temple at Nathmal Ji Ka Katla, Agra Road, Jaipur along with a Dadabadi and Dharmshala.

Katla Mandir Video:

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Monday, 6 December 2010

Bhumipujan and Khat Muhurt of New temple in Mohanbadi on December 8

Sri Jain Swetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh will initiate building much awaited new Jain temple in Mohanbadi. Khat Muhurt (Bhumi Pujan) will be done on December 8, 2010 at morning 6.15. Bhumi Pujan ceremony will be done by Srimati Amar Kumari Surana (Mem Bai) W/O Sri Vimal Chand Surana. Vidhikarak Premchand Srisrimal will perform the riuals regarding the auspicious ceremony in presence of  Pujya Sadhwi Maiprabha Sri Ji and Sudarshana Sri Ji Maharaj et al.

The Bhumipujan will be followed by Snatra Puja and Navkarsi (Breakfast),  All are invited to attend the ceremony.

The Sangh has decided to build this temple unique one with the guidance of Sri Kumarpal V Shah. Suggestions are invited from all.
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Thursday, 2 December 2010

Annual general meeting on 19th December

Annual general meeting of Sri Jain Swetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh will be held on Sunday, 19th December, 2010. The meeting will be held at Vichakshan Yari Niwas, JLN Marg, Jaipur 10.30 AM onwards.

The general body meeting will be held to pass the accounts of he previous year and the nex year budget. I will also appoint the auditor for the next year.

Honorable members are invited to attend the AGM.

Unique and Grand new Jain temple in Jaipur

American research scholar Steven Vose visits library in Malpura Dadabadi

Free food and lodging for the pilgrims in Malpura Dadabadi