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Dear Community members, Jai Jinendra,

We are very pleased to announce a general information session at JCNC, Milpitas about the Forthcoming JAINA convention. 

Shri Mahesh Wadher (JAINA Convention Convener and First VP) and other JAINA leadership team will be visiting JCNC Temple, Milpitas and provide an informal session about JAINA activities and JAINA Convention 2019 that is taking place at Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, California from July 4, 2019 to July 7, 2019. 

As a continued supporter of JAINA, this will be a great opportunity for JCNC community members to meet and greet JAINA Convention Board and to learn about JAINA projects, upcoming Convention and sponsorship opportunities.

Date: March 2nd (Saturday) 12-3:30 pm

Swamivatsalya Lunch will be served from 12 noon to 1.00 pm. Followed by update by JAINA leadership to JCNC community.

RSVP is must, on or before February 27, 2019. Click here to RSVP. Please contact JCNC leadership for more information or any questions.

Best Regards,
  • Prem Jain (Past JAINA President & JCNC President)
  • Nitin Shah (Chairman), JCNC, 408-406-2283, bodchair@jcnc.org
  • Sudhanshu Jain (President), JCNC, 408 393 7668, president@jcnc.org
  • Hetan Shah / Rajeev Jain, PR Departement, JCNC, pr@jcnc.org

[JCNC] SENIOR MIXER MEETING IN OCTOBER, 2019

posted Oct 15, 2019, 10:27 PM by JCNC Technology

JCNC Senior mixer group has a monthly meeting at JCNC Auditorium, on Saturday 10/19/2019

All senior citizens in JCNC community are welcome to attend the meeting. No registration fee or formality.

Agenda:

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM    Stavans, Bhakti etc.
11:00 AM to 11:30AM     Presentation by Pathshala students
11:30 AM to 12:00PM     Introduction of new members, Birthdays and Anniversary Celebration.
12:00 PM to 01:00PM     Raas Garba by Kiritbhai Baivishi & his team And Vasuben Sheth.
01:00 PM to 02:00PM     Lunch

Please bring your own dandia for the Raas Garba.
In view of Diwali Celebration Technology Classes on 10/27/2019 cancelled.
Please note Senior Mixer meeting in November will be on second Saturday of the month 11/9/2019

JCNC Senior Mixer Coordinators
Mr. Nitin Shah 408 406 2283
Mr. Ramnik Gohel 510 299 1766

[JCNC] Reminder: JCNC Elections 2019

posted Oct 15, 2019, 10:14 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra,

 

TO: JCNC GENERAL MEMBERSHIP BODY

 

The Election Committee of JCNC would like to remind all eligible members to cast their vote to contested Executive Committee (EC) and Board of Directors (BOD) positions. The following nominations have been validated and confirmed for the elections this year, to the JCNC BOD and EC for the upcoming term starting in 2020.

 

Click here to learn about All Nominees

 

Contested positions shall be elected by the majority of the receiving votes of the general membership body. The voting process started on or after Sep 28th and conclude on Mahavir Nirvan Day Program (October 26th)

 

Eligibility criteria to vote:

As per JCNC bylaws “To be eligible to vote, a member must be in valid paid status with membership dues paid before June 1st of the same year.” This email is sent to everyone so if you have already voted then please ignore this email.

 

Online:

Online voting (eBallots) for JCNC Elections 2019 shall be open on or after September 28th to 6:00 PM PST on October 25th, 2019. The subject of the email ballot shall contain "Member eBallot" or "Member Spouse eBallot".

 

eBallots are only sent to your JCNC registered email address - one for you as a member and one for your spouse (if spouse name is registered with JCNC). If you, your spouse, your friends or families do not receive an eBallot and would like one,

  1. Please confirm that person is a valid JCNC member with membership dues paid before June 1st, 2019 and eligible to vote per criteria specified above.

  2. Please search for eBallots in your JCNC registered membership email. The subject of the mail shall contain "Member eBallot" or "Member Spouse eBallot".  Please search in your spam/junk mail folder as well.  Your JCNC registered membership email address may be different from your email subscribed to JCNC yahoogroups, where you receive other JCNC communications.

  3. If you have questions about your membership status, or membership email address or spouse information, please email pr@jcnc.org

  4. The eballots will be sent to eligible membership and spouse email of record as of September 12th. The eballots will be sent starting from September 28th.

  5. After reviewing above points, if you still cannot find your eBallots, please update your email address at www.jcnc.org/Membership or email to PR@jcnc.org and please send an email to elections@jcnc.org with subject: "re: Online Ballot Request" by October 19th, 2019 providing complete membership details: Name, Address, Telephone number, Home and Email address. On verification of the membership, a special eBallot request will be sent to you.

 

In-Person Voting:

As per JCNC Executive Committee update, the Mahavir Nirvana Day Program is scheduled on October 26th, 2019. In-person voting for JCNC officers shall be held on the same day – October 26th at the Jain Bhawan, from 10:30 AM PST to 2:00 PM PST for eligible members who choose to vote in-person.

 

If there are multiple votes (More than two for family membership or more than 1 for individual membership) from the same membership or multiple votes by the same member, all the votes for that membership will be disqualified.

 

Please send email to elections@jcnc.org with any questions/ clarifications regarding these elections.

 

Contested Positions:

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOD) POSITIONS:

Position: Benefactor Board of Director [3 year term] (2 seats and 3 nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Jayesh Jain, Mr. Niraj Gandhi, Mr. Pramod Patel

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (EC) POSITIONS:

 

Position: President (2 Year Term) (1 seat and 2 Nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Biren Shah, Mr. Rakesh Jain

 

Position: Co-VP of Finance & Treasurer (2 Year Term) (1 seat and 2 Nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Kushal Dagli, Mr. Ravi Vora

 

Position: Co-VP Private Events (2 Year Term) (1 seat and 2 Nominees)

Nominee(s): Mr. Milan Shah, Mr. Prakash Jain

 

Following positions has only one nomination hence no election.

 

Position: Benefactor Board of Director [2 Year term] (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Ms. Jyoti Vora 

 

Position: BOD - Ex-President (2 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Sudhanshu Jain

 

Position: VP of Finance and Treasurer (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Manhar Shah

 

Position: VP of Food Department (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Ms. Mala Chaudhari

 

Position: Co-VP of Technology & Systems (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Nitul Haria

 

Position: Co-VP of Religious Programs (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Padmesh Parekh

 

Position: Co-VP of Education (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Nishant Sabadra

 

 

Position: Co-VP of Membership and Public Relations (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Rajesh Shah

 

Position: Co-VP of Facilities (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Devkumar Gandhi

 

 

Position: Co-VP of Food Department (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Suhas Mehta

 

 

The following EC positions have no eligible nominations at this time.
VP of Religious Programs [1 Year term] (1 seat)

VP of Facilities Administration (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

VP Private Events (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Co-VP of Cultural (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

 

Regards,

JCNC Elections Committee – 2019

Vipul Kothari (Chair), Kiran Shah (Co-Chair), Harendra Shah, Utpal Mehta, Pranay Shah, Bijal Vakil(General Counsel)

JCNC GRAND DIWALI CELEBRATION

posted Oct 7, 2019, 11:50 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra,

Cultural team is happy to announce this year  Grand Diwali celebration. 
Non Stop, unlimited fun and Bhakti this Diwali, from 25th to 27th October, 2019.

Remember to RSVP (Links provided below)


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Please join us in celebrating


1. Friday, Oct 25th, 2019 - Garba Night 7:30 PM onwards by Prashant Shah and Group.

For Graba registration Click Here


2. Saturday, Oct 26th, Mahavir Nirvan Mahotsav with Religious and Cultural programs. In person, election voting will also be available and election results will be announced.

Swami Vatsalya RSVP Link Click Here


We would like to request shala kids, parents, JCNC community members to participate in the Cultural Programs. Please use the Cultural Program Sign-up Form to register your entry for cultural program as soon as you can. Time is limited.


We also plan to hold display of Gahuli/Rangoli and Jain Arts and Science Projects. We are looking for lead/participant for these activities and in volunteers to help during the event. Please use the Activity/Volunteer Sign-up Form  to register. 


3. Sunday Oct 27th, Chopda Poojan by Kirit Bhavishi (Time TBD)

Chodpa Poojan RSVP link Click Here


Note for Chopda Poojan**

Chopda Poojan Sign up is $51 per family. Please use above link to pay and reserve your place.
Due to space limitations, we will be able to accommodate only the first 50 families. 4 members per family will be able to sit in the pujan.
All items required for the pujan will be provided, participants will only be required to bring their own books for the pujan.
--
Umesh Sagar Ravi Shah
VP/Co-VP Cultural Department,
Jain Center of Northern California(JCNC)

[JCNC] Seeking Cultural Program/Gahuli/Rangoli and Jain Arts and Science Projects Entries for Mahavir Nirvan (Diwali) Celebration - Saturday October 26th 2019

posted Oct 3, 2019, 10:37 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra Everyone,

JCNC Cultural Team is happy to announce Mahavir Nirvan Diwas and Diwali celebration on October 26th, 2019. 

We would like to request shala kids, parents, JCNC community members to participate in the Cultural Programs. Please use the form  (Cultural Program Sign-up Form) to register your cultural program entry, as soon as you can, as time is limited.


We also plan to hold display of Gahuli/Rangoli and Jain Arts and Science Projects. We are looking for lead/participant for these activities and volunteers to help during the event. Please use the form (Activity/Volunteer Sign-up Form)  to register.


Program details will be sent out next week.


Please join us in making it a memorable event.


For any questions, please contact cultural@jcnc.org.


Pranam,


Umesh Sagar and Ravi Shah

VP/Co-Vp Cultural Department,

Jain Center of Northern California

[JCNC] Shanti Vidhan Pooja on October 19th followed by lunch

posted Sep 26, 2019, 11:47 PM by JCNC Technology   [ updated Oct 15, 2019, 10:20 PM ]

Jai Jinendra and Pranam,

We are pleased to announce Shanti Vidhan Pooja for peace within ourselves and for all living beings. Please join the vidhan and take Dharma Laabh.

 

Date: Saturday, October 19th 2019

Timings:  8am to 11:30am – Shri Shanti Vidhan (JCNC, Upstairs)

                12:00am to 1:30pm – Swami Vatsalya (JCNC, Dining Area)

Lunch RSVP link: Please RSVP here...

Message from sponsors: Please come and join us this Shanti Vidhan and take Dharam labh followed by lunch.  - Anuj, Charu, Saniya, Sara, Aswin, Geeta, Ayush, Astha, Mayank, Shradha, Nysha, Pranjal,  Sarthak, Mugdha

If you want to help in preparation of food please contact Anuj Jain at 650-520-5246 or for preparation of pooja please call/text Rekha Sethi at 408-806-8061.

Note: Lunch serving will follow strict RSVP system  Attendees who did not RSVP will be served food only after all RSVP’ed attendees are served. 


Mittal Kothari & Rikesh Shah
VP & Co-VP of Religious Programs
For any questions, please contact us @ religious@jcnc.org

JCNC-EC is looking for Bhawan Administrator (Part-time Position)

posted Sep 22, 2019, 10:06 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra!!!

JCNC Executive Committee (EC) is looking for a candidate to help as a "JCNC Bhawan Administrator". Please apply if you can meet the following job requirements.

Please e-mail president@jcnc.org your resume or drop it off in a sealed envelope in the finance donation box next to the staircase by Sep 30 (Monday), 2019.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call me @408 393 7668

Thank you,
Sudhanshu Jain
JCNC, President
president@Jcnc.org
408 393 7668

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Job Description: JCNC Bhawan Administrator
 
Position: JCNC Bhawan Administrator (Part-time Position)

Reports To: President of JCNC                                            

General Requirements:

Must be a member of JCNC. Preferably a Life member or a family member of a Life Member for at least a year.
* Must be vegetarian and generally follow Jain way of life.
* Must be a US citizen or resident or have the legal right to work in the U.S.
* Must be fluent in speaking Gujarati, Hindi, and English. Must be able to write type well in English.
* Must have own transportation.
* Must have a courteous demeanor and not engage in any politics in JCNC. All complaints about a member must only be communicated to the supervisor and not anyone else.
* Must display a high level of integrity and honesty.

Skills Required:

* Should have the knowledge of computer, Office software, and the Internet. Knowledge of financial software is desirable.
* Should have knowledge or willingness to learn all electronic and Hi-Fi equipment operation.
* Should have good organizational skills.
* Management experience with any non-profit or commercial organization is a plus.
* Should have good communication skills both oral and written.
* Desirable to have a general knowledge of Jain principles for effective communication with JCNC members.
* Must be flexible e.g.
   1. Must be willing to work different shifts including weekends. Initial duty hours will be four weekday evenings (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM) and Saturday and Sunday mornings (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM). A total of 20 to 30 work hours per week is expected. JCNC may hire more than one person and split the workload.
   2. The time and days of work to be confirmed at the time of appointment.
   3. Bhawan administrator will be called upon to address many different administrative tasks. Must be willing to accept changes in duties.

General Description of Duties:

1. Maintain scheduled office hours at the Bhawan. May be required to open and close the Bhawan.
2. Support facilitate JCNC communications (between members committee, with outside parties, etc) working with the President (e.g. answer phones, voicemails, emails, etc)
3. Organize and maintain JCNC documents into a filing system (Policies Procedures, Facility maintenance, Financial records, Pathshala, Membership, Committee members volunteers,  Technology, Private Events, Religious programs, etc)
4. Maintain master schedule and room reservation system working with all departments
5. Support and maintain inventory records for facility equipment, supplies, religious material, etc. working with respective VP/CoVP of the department
6. Maintain a schedule record of maintenance for all equipment in the Bhawan working with VP/CoVP of the facility. Work with vendors to perform regularly scheduled maintenance
7. Facilitate Financial management working with VP/CoVP of Finance and volunteers (record of pledges, collections, tax receipts, etc)
8. Support Private Event department by showing the facility to prospective customers, contract management, and schedule working with VP/CoVP of Private Events
9. Support Education department its smooth operation of various education activities at JCNC
10. Perform any other tasks as assigned by the President.

Personal Conduct Responsibilities:

1. All conduct, behavior and activities must be in accordance with Jain principles, rules and guidelines at the temple in particular and outside in general.
2. Display a level of honesty and integrity commensurate with an administrator.
3. Refrain from criticizing any member or speaking ill about them. All complaints must be communicated to the President.
4. Be sincere in your work with care, diligence and with full attention to details.
5. Respect Volunteers and avoid criticism.
6. Support in keeping the Bhawan neat clean by putting away all items taken out for any program to its proper storage place.
7. Follow JCNC personnel policies and procedures.

Compensation Benefits:

1. Compensation will be based on qualifications and performance. Paid only for the actual hours worked.
2. The benefits are offered as per JCNC HR policy.
3. No vacation is accrued for the first year. Will be granted paid flex leave/holiday (pro-rated on the basis of actual hours worked) of 40 hours per year of full-time equivalent, after one year of employment is completed.
4. A 90-day probationary period applies.
5. The employment is “at-will” employment and can be terminated at any time.
 
JCNC reserves the right to modify these duties and responsibilities as necessary by notifying the employee in writing.
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IMPORTANT: Parking Lot Closure Notice Sept 25 - 27

posted Sep 22, 2019, 10:02 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra,

The JCNC Facilities Department wants to inform the community about an upcoming asphalt replacement that will take place in the parking lot from Wednesday, September 25th to Friday, September 27th

As a result, the parking lot will be completely closed during this time. Please use street parking during this time. Please use small center gate for entry and exit to the Bhavan. Please don’t enter from two main gates. The parking lot will reopen the morning of Saturday, September 28th.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation,

 

JCNC Facilities Department

Ayambil Oli Tap

posted Sep 22, 2019, 9:48 PM by JCNC Technology   [ updated Sep 22, 2019, 9:49 PM ]


*Shri Adinathay Namah:*                                   *Shri Parshvanathay Namah:*                            * Shri Mahaviray Namah:*

Ayambil Oli Tap

Aso Sud 7 – Aso Sud 15

Saturday, Oct 5 – Sunday, Oct 13, 2019

Please sign up for Ayambil Tap, Volunteer Work and/or Sponsorship

Ayambil Oli Program Schedule

Ayambil Oli RSVP/Volunteer sign-ups

Jai Jinendra!

JCNC is pleased to extend this invitation to all of you to join the Ayambil Oli Tap observance starting from Saturday Oct 5 through Sunday Oct 13, 2019 at the Jain Bhawan.

We are fortunate to have Shri Champakbhai Mehta from Goregaon (Mumbai) as a scholar for this Ayambil Oli. Please follow the link to view profile of Shri Champakbhai Mehta

For all sign-ups (including Volunteer signups)- please use this link -  Ayambil RSVP/Volunteer sign-ups

Ayambil will start everyday @ 12.00 noon sharp (Please arrive 5 minutes early) PS: For Sat/ Sun, we have planned  two batches of Ayambil, one starts at 11:30AM and 2nd 12:30PM

We need lots of volunteer help for serving and Cooking, so please help by signing up as a volunteer 

Please also take Dharam Laabh by signing up for sponsorship opportunities : 

  • $2,501 Grand Ayambil Oli Sponsor labh is taken by Duttaben Girishbhai Shah Family 
  • $1001 Silver Sponsor - Available
  • $351 for Saturday/Sunday OR $151 for weekday
  • $1,501 Grand Parana Sponsor  on 14th Oct 2019

What is Ayambil?
Ayambil is one kind of an auspicious Tap. It falls under the intense category of Rasa tyag Tap. Tap: Penance which contributes to the destruction of Karmas. A pure soul has infinite Tapas. There are twelve types of tap defined in the Jain scriptures. They are divided into two groups; 

External Tap which disciplines the human body against passions and desires and

Internal Tap which purifies the soul. Please read more... see attachment.

Kitchen Lead - Mukesh Parikh - 510.207.6767

For more detailed information about Ayambil Oli Program or any other questions, please contact the Religious department at religious@jcnc.org or Mittal Kothari at 323-440-6544.


Mittal Kothari Rikesh Shah
VP Co-VP of Religious Programs
For any questions, please contact us @ religious@jcnc.org

JCNC Elections 2019 Verified Nominations

posted Sep 21, 2019, 5:10 PM by JCNC Technology   [ updated Oct 3, 2019, 10:14 PM ]

JCNC Elections 2019

Verified Nominations

 

The Election Committee of JCNC is happy to announce that we have received 20 verified nominations for 18 open positions (19 seats). The following nominations have been validated and confirmed for the elections this year, to the JCNC Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the upcoming term starting in 2020.

 

Click here to learn about All Nominees

 

Contested positions shall be elected by the majority of the receiving votes of the general membership body. The voting process will start on or after Sep 27th and conclude on Mahavir Nirvan Day Program (October 26th)

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BOD) POSITIONS:

Position: Benefactor Board of Director [3 year term] (2 seats), Contested.

Nominee(s): Mr. Jayesh Jain, Mr. Niraj Gandhi, Mr. Pramod Patel

 

Position: Benefactor Board of Director [2 year term] (1 seat).

Nominee(s): Ms. Jyoti Vora

 

Position: BOD - Ex-President (2 Year Term) (1 Seat).

Nominee(s): Mr. Sudhanshu Jain

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (EC) POSITIONS:

 

Position: President (2 Year Term) (1 seat), Contested.

Nominee(s): Mr. Biren Shah, Mr. Rakesh Jain

 

Position: VP of Finance and Treasurer (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Manhar Shah

 

Position: VP of Food Department (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Nominee(s): Ms. Mala Chaudhari

 

Position: Co-VP of Technology & Systems (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Nitul Haria

 

Position: Co-VP of Religious Programs (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Padmesh Parekh

 

Position: Co-VP of Education (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Nishant Sabadra

 

Position: Co-VP of Finance & Treasurer (2 Year Term) (1 seat), Contested.

Nominee(s): Mr. Kushal Dagli, Mr. Ravi Vora

 

Position: Co-VP of Membership and Public Relations (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Rajesh Shah

 

Position: Co-VP of Facilities (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Devkumar Gandhi

 

Position: Co-VP Private Events (2 Year Term) (1 seat), Contested.

Nominee(s): Mr. Milan Shah, Mr. Prakash Jain

 

Position: Co-VP of Food Department (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

Nominee(s): Mr. Suhas Mehta

 

 

The following EC positions have no eligible nominations at this time.
VP of Religious Programs [1 year term] (1 seat)

VP of Facilities Administration (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

VP Private Events (1 Year Term) (1 Seat)

Co-VP of Cultural (2 Year Term) (1 seat)

 

Please send email to elections@jcnc.org with any questions/ clarifications regarding these elections.

 

Regards,

JCNC Elections Committee – 2019

Vipul Kothari (Chair), Kiran Shah (Co-Chair), Harendra Shah, Utpal Mehta, Pranay Shah, Bijal Vakil(General Counsel)

 


Tapasvi Bahuman and Sakal Sangh Kshamapana

posted Sep 10, 2019, 2:15 PM by JCNC Technology

Shri Parshvanathay Namah:   Shri Adinathay Namah: Shri Mahaviray Namah:

Tapasvi Bahuman and Sakal Sangh Kshamapana

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Jai Jinendra,

 

With all the blessings and the good wishes, we had a very successful, religious, spiritually uplifting and rewarding Paryushan and Das Lakshan festivity at JCNC. We ask Sukh Shaata and Khamat Khamna of all our Tapasvis. JCNC will be celebrating “Tapasvi Bahuman and Sakal Sangh Kshamapana” program on Saturday, September 14th starting at 10:00 AM. Please arrive on time.

We humbly request you RSVP for Swamivatsalya LUNCH by 9:00 PM on Friday, Sep 13th

We need volunteer help in kitchen; If you can help, please show up in the kitchen from 8:00 AM onward.

We are happy to share that this year we had 140+ major Tapasyas across all age groups, including 90 Atthai, of which 10 Atthai done by young Jains (age <22). Please join us to recognize everyone who did Tapasya and seek Kshamapana from Sakal Sangh.

Tapasvi Bahuman Sponsorship Opportunities: (Multiple sponsors welcome in all categories)

  • Grand Sponsor - $2501 

  • Silver Sponsor - $1001

  • PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SPONSOR

Program Schedule (Saturday, September 14th):

Time

Activity

Location

9:45 AM to 10:30 AM

Prize Distribution for Kids/Youth who have submitted Paryushan and Das Lakshan Worksheet

Auditorium

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Tapasvi Bahuman

Auditorium

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Swamivatsalya Lunch RSVP here

Dining Hall


Criteria for organized Tapasvi Bahuman by JCNC

Please let us know about your major Tapasya this year, per qualifying criteria below by responding to religious@jcnc.org or pr@jcnc.org If you gave your name for Samuhik Parna on Sept 3rd, we already have your name and you do not need to provide it again.

  • Children under 6 years of age:

    • 3 days of Ekasana or 5 days of Biyasana or more

  • Children 6-12 years of age:

    • 2 or more days of Upvaas, or

    • 8 or more days of Ekasana or Biyasana or Upvaas in any combination

  • Youth 13-17 years of age:

    • 3 or more consecutive days of Upvaas, or

    • 8 or more consecutive days of Ekasana or Upvaas in any combination

  • Adults 18 and beyond:

    • 5 or more consecutive days of Upvaas

  • Akshaynidhi Tapasavis:

    • Akshaynidhi tapasavis with minimum consecutive 15 Ekasana, and one Upvaas and corresponding daily puja

  • Samavosaran Tap Tapasvis:

    • Samavosaran tap tapasvis with 16 day tap

  • Vardhaman Tap Ayambil Oli :

    • Vardhaman tap Ayambil Oli with 16 or more day Ayambil Tap

    • Vardhaman tap Ayambil Oli starting Paya with Ayambil Tap of 1+2+3+4+5 Ayambil+Upvaas

If you have completed other major Tap by the last day of Daslakshana, like Varshitap or a tap for an extended period, please let us know.

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