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Samvatsari - Sihashan Ceremony, Lunch Time Change and More

posted Aug 25, 2017, 9:00 AM by JCNC Technology

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

Samvatsari – Friday, August 25th,  2017

http://www.jcnc.org  Phone: (408) 262-6242


Friday, Aug 25th, 2017 Samvatsari Pratikraman Schedule

We are having multiple Samvatsari Pratikramans at 3 locations. Please check detail Samvatsari Pratikraman schedule at this link.

Sihashan (सिंहासन) Ceremony

The Sihashan is an auspicious Jain symbol, it's one of the  eight pratiharyas, which is also known as the heavenly signs which always remains near the Tirthankara.

We are very pleased to announce that Throne - Sihashan ceremony will also be performed during this auspicious Paryushan Maha Parva 2017. These auspicious Sihashan are made up with pure silver with beautiful wooden supported artwork in India and brought up here for this occasion. We’ll have gheeboli chadhava for all three Sihashan, the gheeboli will start during the morning pravachan on Friday, August 25, Gheeboli will continue  during the Samuhik  Samavatsari Pratrikamn in the auditorium and Chadhava will be given same day before Aarti-Mangal Divo.

The vidhi will be done next day morning on Saturday, August 26th, just after the dwar opening ceremony in the guidance of Shri Jitubhai Shah. Please consider this as an unique and a lifetime opportunity and plan to participate in chadhava and take dharma-laabh.

For further coordination, please contact religious team members Shri Rakesh Jain or Shri  Mahasukh Vora atreligious@jcnc.org . you can also email to president@jcnc.org

Time Change for Lunch on Samvatsari Day

Swamivatsalya Lunch will be served today, Friday, August, 25th, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Additional Event Parking Locations

·  Open lot - 612 S. Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035 (Look for JCNC parking signs)

·  Open lot - 526 S. Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035 (Look for JCNC parking signs)

·  Other side of Railway Track (street/public parking) and Opposite Fire Station (street/public parking)

·  Haveli (25 corning Ave) Parking lot (between 3:30 pm - 8:00 PM only on Friday, 8/25

·  529 South Main Street Parking lot (between 3:30 pm - 8:00 PM only on Friday, 8/25

Please note, we need your help, we are very much short in parking at JCNC, please carpool wherever possible and take seva-laabh. Please do not park at neighboring businesses. Please do not park at next door Montessori School.


Please be cautious for the safety of you and your family while walking, crossing the busy street.

Paryushan Tapasvi Parna Program – Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 7:15 AM

·         Click here for JCNC Samuhik Tapasvi Parna announcement with criteria and detail parna schedule. Please arrive on time.

·         Organized Parna and felicitation for Tapasvis who meet specified criteria will be conducted in the Auditorium. Signup here

·         Parna/Special meal for all other Tapasvis and Sakal Sangh in JCNC parking lot.RSVP here

·         Please plan to come at 7:00 AM to get ready for the morning activities including tapasvi varghoda / procession and parna programs. 

Das Lakshan Parva Program – Starts Saturday, August 26, 2017

·         Please refer this link for program details


For all other details about Paryushan and Das Lakshan events, please visit JCNC website at http://www.jcnc.org/paryushan/2017-paryushan-and-das-lakshana

For any further inquiries, please email info@jcnc.org


Please donate generously to JCNC General Fund, Swamivatsalya Fund. Please consider becoming a JCNC annual member. If you are a  JCNC annual member, please consider becoming a JCNC life member. Please bring your checkbook. Thanks!

We are humbly asking all tapasvis Sukh-Sata and Khamat-Khamna on behalf of the entire JCNC Sangh.

On this very auspicious occasion of Samvatsari, on behalf of EC, we also request for your forgiveness for any inconvenience caused by our thoughts, words and action either knowingly or unknowingly. Micchami Dukkadam!


Best Regards,

JCNC Executive Committee 2017