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

Paryushan and Das Lakshan Maha Parva 2017

Paryushan – Friday, August 18th – Friday August 25th

Das Lakshan – Saturday, August 26th – Monday, September 4th  Phone: (408) 262-6242  Email:

Jai Jinendra !!!

Parvadhiraj Paryushan and Das Lakshan Mahaparva are almost here! Paryushan is the time to stay close to the soul, perform introspection, kshamapana, shed karmas and engage in soul purification activities!! At JCNC We have many religious programs and activities lined up for our community to participate in and take Dharma Laabh and make Paryushan spiritual and most rewarding!! Detailed program schedules are as following:

We humbly request you to RSVP here for Swamivatsalya & Ekasana. Token system will be in place for meals. We request you edit headcount at Change RSVP for your family for any changes, latest by 8 PM the day before each meal. Please collect your meal pass at registration desk, provide pass to serving counter and collect your plate.

During 8 days of Paryushan and 10 days of Das Lakshan we will have opportunity to listen to visiting Scholars. Please attend lectures and take Dharma Laabh!!

Dignitaries (Click on the name to view picture and profile):

Paryushan and Das Lakshan Major Events and Detail Schedule for each Event



Paryushan Maha ParvaLink to detail Schedule

Friday, August 18th – Friday August 25th

Sapna Ceremony – Link to detail Schedule

Saturday, August 19th

Samvatsari Pratikaman Link to detail Schedule

Friday, August 25th

Tapasvi Parana

Saturday, August 26th

Shrimad Rajchandra tradition Paryushan

Samvatsari Pratikraman/Alochana will be held on Saturday, August 26th and Parna will be observed on Sunday, August 27th

Saturday, August 19th to Saturday, August 26th

Digambar tradition Das Lakshan Link to detail schedule

Parna will be observed on Tuesday,Sep 5th

Saturday, August 26th to Monday, Sep 4th

Tapasvi Bahuman (Sakal Sangh)

Saturday, Sep 9th

Sponsorship and Signup Opportunities:

Please donate generously to JCNC General Fund and Swamivatsalya Fund, please remember to bring your checkbook. Thanks!

Daily Paryushan Program




Daily Morning Pratikraman

6:30–7:30 AM


Pakshal Puja

7:00 AM

Gabhara (Upstairs)

Daily Snatra Puja

8.15–10:00 AM

Rang Mandap Upstairs

Daily Morning Gujarati Pravachan by Shri Jitubhai Shah

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Bhakti Area (Upstairs)

Weekend morning Hindi Pravachan by Acharya Shri Roopchand Ji Maharaj / Yogi Shri Arun Ji Tiwari

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Classroom A-B

Daily morning Shrimad Rajchandra Bhakti - Swadhyay on Samadhi Maran by Shri Pramod bhai Patel

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM


Daily Swamivatsalya Lunch & Ekasana (All) RSVP here

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Tent in Parking lot

Daily Swamivatsalya Lunch & Ekasana (Senior Citizens only) RSVP here

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Dining Hall

Daily afternoon Shrimad Rajchandra Bhakti and Dev Vandan by Shri Pramod Patel

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Daily Evening Pratikraman (Deravasi) 1st session

6:15 PM


Daily Evening Pratikraman (Sthanakvasi)

6:15 PM

Classroom A-B

Daily Evening Pratikraman (Deravasi) 2nd session

7:15 PM

Dining Hall (Men)

CEC (Women)

Daily Aarti-Mangal Divo

7:45 PM

Rang Mandap (Upstairs)

Daily Evening Gujarati Pravachan by Shri Jitubhai Shah (Bhakti Area):

8:30-9:45 PM

Bhakti Area (Upstairs)

Daily Evening Hindi Pravachan by Acharya Shri Roopchand Ji Maharaj / Yogi Shri Arun Ji Tiwari

8:15 to 9:45 PM


Daily Evening English Lecture/Activities for youth and children

8:30 to 9:45 PM

Classroom A-B

  • For additional activities and exceptions, refer Detail Paryushan Schedule.

  • Like in prior years, we will be having Paryushan and Das Lakshan worksheet. Links to More Info & Instructions.  Worksheet.

  • Lecture Schedule and Topics for Pravachan by Shri Jitubhai Shah - Please see this Link


Best Regards,

JCNC Executive Committee


Disclaimer: Some of the details may be revised by JCNC Executive Committee as planning continues and as the actual event progresses. Please stay tuned and refer latest JCNC communication for the latest details.



R=Rag-dwesh mittana 




H=Har roz puja


N=Navkar jap pure kare

Paryushan Maha Parv