posted Jun 20, 2014, 5:39 PM by JCNC Technology
updated Jun 20, 2014, 11:17 PM
with Jain Scholar Shri Hiteshbhai Shah
secrets of Jin Pooja
Tuesday July 1, 2014 to Monday July 7, 2014
July 1-3 - 8:00PM - 9:30PM
July 5-7 - 10:00AM - 11:30AM
July 5-7 - 8:00PM - 9:30PM
secrets of Jin pooja
જિન પૂજાના રહસ્યો
Where: JCNC Auditorium
The only purpose of
Jain Dharma is to provide aspirant soul (sadhak Atma) a path to Moksha
(Salvation). Rituals are small but an important first step towards the
path of Moksha. The rituals are consist of Bhakti and Pooja (worship)
worshipping religion attaches great significance to the pooja and corresponding
rituals. A person feels gratified and experiences a great joy upon catching a
glimpse of the idols he/she adores for it is the measure of his/her
There are some
daily rituals (દિનચર્યા) prescribed
for a Jain householder (shrawaks) in scriptures.
Jin Pooja is the
foremost of all rituals. There are two types of Jin Pooja.
1. Dravya-with some
Pooja is usually performed
in temple before an idol of Arihanta, but it can also be performed with or
without an idol at home.
During this lecture
series Jin pooja na Rahasyo ( secrets or of Jin Pooja), Hiteshbhai Pandit
will explain us, all the essential aspects of Pooja, corresponding rituals
and slokas (doohas) to chant , meaning of the words of sloka
and the sequence of the rituals with the reasons behind it.
This is very
important for us to attend along with the family members and children. Any
rituals done without understanding do not bring the complete results.
Knowledge and rituals are essentially two wheels of the cart and both are necessary
to bring the proper results.
will be a questions/answers time to satisfy your curiosity.
Hiteshbhai Shah, Vadodara, Gujarat
Shah of Vadodara, Gujarat is a vidhikar and Jain Scholar. He has many years
of experience in performing Jain rituals including Pooja,Poojans, Pratishtha,
Anjan Shalaka, Anniversary Mahostsva, etc.He has been invited in USA and
elsewhere to conduct Paryushan Maha Parva Aradhna including Kalpsutra
Vanchan, Swaadhyay, Pratikraman,etc. etc.
He is a young but
highly acclaimed Vidhikar, who has performed many Vidhis and Poojans in major
places in India, USA (Chicago, Los Angeles, etc.), U. K. (London and other
Jain Centers), Africa, Singapore and Australia. He is known for his clarity
of pronunciation of Sanskrit based rituals and Shlokas as well as showing
correct way of doing Poojans and Pooja.
is to inform everyone that Hitesh bhai Vidhikar will be visiting here and
delivering religious lectures from July 2th to July 7th. He will be arriving
on the 1th and leaving on the 8th. Those members who would like to invite him
for lunch at their place can do so from July
2th to July 7th.
you wish to invite him at your place, please email email@example.com with your preference
of the day. If we receive multiple people inviting the same day, we will do a
draw and inform accordingly. Please email by June
26th, with your name, phone number and the date of your
Nimesh Parikh and
VP and co VP of