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JCNC Weekly Update (Week of Feb 10 - Feb 16)

posted Aug 4, 2021, 2:29 PM by JCNC Technology

Jai Jinendra,

The PR team is glad to present the following updates for the week of Feb 10 - Feb 17


Monthly Bhavna February 12, 2021

The last 12 months have been a difficult time for our community and the whole world. Religious programs are particularly badly hit and we have seen a dramatic reduction of activity, participation and communal observance. 

With an aim to restore our community’s religious spirit, JCNC is inviting the Sakal Sangh for its next monthly virtual Bhavna, for all of us to be immersed in the pure bhav of bhakti and devotion.  

WhenFriday, February 12

From8:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Virtual Venue: https://tinyurl.com/JCNCBhaktiBhavna  

Sponsors: In observance of Shri Ramesh and Smt. Rajul Vira’s wedding anniversary by Amit, Sneha, Nivriti and Nirvaan.

Led By: Nitul bhai Haria and team

Multiple sponsorships for $101. Please donate generously

We invite you to sponsor our monthly events. Upcoming events and their coordinators are: 

  • Navkar Jap (February 27, contact Yash bhai Doshi) 

  • Snatra Puja (March 6: contact Parag bhai Shah)

  • Bhaktamar Path (March 13: contact Ashok bhai Sethi)

  • Bhavna (March 19, contact Anju ben Shah)

Please note that no gatherings are allowed in the temple until further update.

Upcoming major religious event schedule:

  • March 20, Saturday – Cha Gau Yatra celebration (actual day - March 26)

  • March 21, Sunday, to March 28, Sunday – Ashtanhika Parva

  • March 27, Saturday – Moti Chaudas Bhakti ( Contact Roger bhai Patel)

  • April 19, Monday, to April 27, Tuesday - Chaitra Ayambil Oli

Cultural Corner

We have two exciting events coming up.

  1. JCNC Cultural team is very happy to introduce as part of  MJK along with Shala performances a Elocution Content on 18th  April 2021. Elocution contest related communication along with age group requirements will follow soon. So start thinking about the topics.

  1. JAINA Convention related Cultural presentations from our Center-Request for proposals from members

    1. The 2021 JAINA Convention team is really excited to invite members or groups from your Sangh to participate in the Cultural Program at the 21st Biennial JAINA Convention Program. You may be already aware that this year the JAINA Convention is going to be hosted virtually (online) as a result, we will be hosting Jains not only from North America but from across the globe. This is going to be the first-ever global online JAINA Convention. Also, for the first time, we’re opening the cultural show to international participants and expanding it to include all forms of performing art.

    2. The people or group registering for this doesn’t need to be part of any group or affiliated with any Jain Center to sign up.

    3. Anyone interested in joining JCNC to participate at the JAINA annual convention cultural show, please reach out to Shard Dadbhawala, VP and Kamlesh Jain, Co VP Cultural. Email cultural@jcnc.org 

Education Team Update

Mahavir Janma Kalyanak (MJK-2021) virtual program 

JCNC Education team is very excited to announce the Mahavir Janma Kalyanak (MJK-2021) virtual program to be held on April 18th 2021 (Sunday). 

We humbly request all JCNC Shala kids and community members to enthusiastically participate in this event and help JCNC make its first virtual MJK event a grand success. Please submit the google form in the link below to register your performances for MJK-2021.

Link to MJK-2021 Performance Registration - https://tinyurl.com/y3rtpoqu

Guidelines for performance - 

  1. All themes should adhere to Jain values and principles

  2. This is a virtual event - video recordings of the performances will be required

  3. Deadline to submit registration form - Feb. 28, 2021 by 11:59 PM PST

  4. Deadline to submit video recordings - Mar. 31, 2021 by 11:59 PM PST

  5. Maximum of 25 entries on a first come, first serve basis will be accepted

  6. Maximum of 3 adult performances from JCNC Senior Mixer and other adults from JCNC community

  7. Minimum number of participants per group is 4  

  8. One participant can participate in maximum of 2 performances

  9. Performance using songs should be Jain religious or folk/non-movie songs.

  10. Performance type Time limits (max) - Song/Music/Dance up to 5 mins. Skit/Musical up to 10 mins.

Kavitaben Parekh, is the primary contact for this cultural program. For any questions or clarifications, please contact Kavitaben Parekh at pparekh6@gmail.com.

Being a virtual event we want to bring varied content to the community. We look forward to ideas for group dance / skit / musical performances based on Jain (religious / folk / social) themes as in past years. We will share further information and program timeline in another email.

Additionally, JCNC Education team is working with JCNC Cultural team to bring to you an Elocution competition for our young generation. Full details for participating in this event to follow in an upcoming email by middle of February.


Looking forward to your wholehearted participation in the MJK-2021 event!


Virtual Shala Day Camp 2021

Hope most of you had a great time participating in Shala Day Camp held in 2019 with activities like Robotics, Drones, Science, Technology, Games and Religious Activities. Continuing with a similar theme of Science, Technology and Games, JCNC Education is announcing the Virtual Shala Day Camp 2021. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic circumstance, the event is planned to be held online.

When: Saturday, March 6th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

This year the Day Camp promises to be a fun-filled day with activities in various diverse areas:

  • Science technology.

  • Games

  • Art / Crafts

Day Camp is for kids in shala grades KG and up. Kids of grade KG - 2 may require some help by a parent during the activity.

Charges for the event are as below - 

  • Members – $10

  • Non-Members – $15

This Shala day camp will provide an opportunity for Shala kids to participate virtually in activities along with their friends.

Please register at the 123Signup link provided below.


During registration, select 'Add guest’ to enter your kid's name. Credit Card payments are accepted. We will need volunteers for help in different virtual activities. Please let us know of your availability by providing your contact information while completing the registration.

Registration for the event will close on Feb 14, 2021 11:59 PM PST. The event is subject to change depending upon volunteers’ availability.

We will share the Virtual Shala Day Camp 2021 activity schedule soon.

Please consider donating for this and other Shala events. You can donate online for JCNC Education at - http://www.jcnc.org/donate

Please email education@jcnc.org if you have any questions or need more information.

Looking forward to an exciting and fun-filled event!

Hetan Shah & Ravi Shah

VP & Co-VP Public Relations & Membership

For any questions, please contact us @ pr@jcnc.org


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