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2018 Paryushan and Das Lakshana

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

Paryushan and Das Lakshan Maha Parva 2018

Paryushan – Thursday, September 6th – Thursday, September 13th

Das Lakshan – Friday, September 14th – Sunday, September 23rd  Phone: (408) 262-6242  Email: 

Jai Jinendra !!!

Parvadhiraj Paryushan and Das Lakshan Mahaparva 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 given below. Please plan to attend and take Dharm Laabh !!


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 9 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):

·         Samani Madhur Pragyaji and Samani Maryada Pragyaji

·         Shri Champakbhai Mehta

·         Dr. (Prof) Veersagarji Jain

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



Paryushan Maha Parva - (Click here for detailed schedule)

Thursday, September 6th – Thursday, September 13th

Sapna Ceremony

Sunday, September 9th

Samvatsari Pratikaman - (Click here for detailed schedule)

Thursday, September 13th

Tapasvi Parana

Friday, September 14th

Shrimad Rajchandra tradition Paryushan - (Program details)

Samvatsari Pratikraman/Alochana will be held on Friday, September 14th and Parna will be observed on Saturday, September 15th

Friday, September 7th to Friday, September 14th


Digambar tradition Das Lakshan

Parna will be observed on Monday, September 24th

Friday, September 14th to Sunday, September 23rd

Tapasvi Bahuman (Sakal Sangh)

Saturday, September 29th


Sponsorship and Signup Opportunities:

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

· Platinum sponsor - $5001, Gold Sponsor - $3001, Silver Sponsor - $1001 (Multiple sponsors welcome for each level). To signup, please email and

· Click here to donate and RSVP for Swamivatsalya and Ekasana

· View Ghee Boli and signup opportunities here and signup at temple

Daily Paryushan Program


Date & Time


Daily Morning Pratikraman (Sep 6 to Sep 13)

6:30 – 7:30 AM


Abhishek, Pakshal & Puja

7:00 AM

Gabhara (Upstairs)

Daily Snatra Puja (Sep 6 to Sep 13)

8:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Rang Mandap (Upstairs)

Daily Morning Gujarati Pravachan by Shri Champakbhai Mehta (Sep 6 to Sep 13)

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM 

Bhakti Area (Upstairs)

Weekend Morning Hindi Pravachan by Samaniji (Sep 8 & 9)

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Classroom A & B

Weekend Morning Hindi Pravachan by Dr.. (Prof) Veersagarji Jain (Sep 15, 16, 22, & 23)

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Classroom A & B

Daily Morning Shrimad Rajchandra Bhakti - Swadhyay on 'Shri Apurva Avsar' by Shri Pramod Patel (Sep 7 to Sep 14) - Program Details

9:45 AM – 12:15 PM


Daily Swamivatsalya Lunch & Ekasana (Sep 6 to Sep 13) - RSVP here

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Tent in Parking lot (For All)

Dining Hall (Seniors only) 

Daily Afternoon Gujarati Pravachan by Shri Champakbhai Mehta (Sep 8, 10, 11 & 12)

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Bhakti Area (Upstairs)

Daily Afternoon Shrimad Rajchandra Bhakti and Dev Vandan by Shri Pramod Patel (Sep 7-14)

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM


Daily Evening Pratikraman (Deravasi) 1st session

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM


Daily Evening Pratikraman (Sthanakvasi)

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM

Classroom A & B

Daily Evening Pratikraman (Deravasi) 2nd session

7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Dining Hall (Women) / Haveli (Men)

Daily Aarti-Mangal Divo (after Sapna Ceremony on 9/9, after Samvatsari Pratikraman on 9/13)

7:45 PM – 8:05 PM

Rang Mandap (Upstairs)

Daily Evening Gujarati Pravachan by Shri Champakbhai Mehta (Sep 6 to Sep 12)

8:15 PM – 9:45 PM


Daily Evening Hindi Pravachan by Samaniji (Sep 6, 7, 10, 11, & 12)

8:15 PM – 9:45 PM

Bhakti Area (Upstairs)

For additional activities and exceptions, refer detail Paryushan Schedule (Click here).







R=Rag-dwesh mittana 




H=Har roz puja


N=Navkar jap pure kareParyushan Maha Parv