Jinalay Pratishtha Mahotsav 2008
Under the spiritual guidance & inspiration of Param Pujya Shri Jinchandraji and blessings of Param Pujya Gachchhadhipati Aacharya Shrimad Vijay Jayghoshsurishwarji Maharaj Saheb, Nitin Doshi & family has built the first Jain Derasar (Grah Jinalaya with 5 Marble and 1 Panch Dhatu pratimaji) in Melbourne, Australia.
In the interest of Jainism and all Jains in Australia, Melbourne Shwetambar Jain Sangh Inc. was the proud sponsor/organiser of the historical Pratishtha event and auspicious occasion.
An action packed, 4-day Pratishtha Mahotsav was held from 25th till 28th April 2008. Some of the highlights of the Mahotsav include:
- 25th April 2008 - Varghodo, Various Poojas, Jinchandraji's Pravachans & Bhavana
- 26th April 2008 - Prabhuji 18 Abhishek, Bhakti Mahotsav & Cultural programme
- 27th April 2008 - Prabhuji Pratishtha, Parshva-Padmavati Poojan & Dandiya Raas
- 28th April 2008 - Dwar Udghatan
We were fortunate to have Param Pujya Shri Jinchandraji (one of the three brothers popularly known as Bandhu Triputi) of Tithal (Valsad), India to grace the milestone Jainism event in Australia. The event was also energised by a musical ensemble from India. Please refer to programme page for more details.
All were welcomed and encouraged to attend the Pratishtha Mahotsav - A milestone in the history of Jainism in Australia.