Ahimsa Paramo Dharam

Respected Shravak/Shravika,

Pranam,

 

Melbourne Shwetambar Jain Sangh (MSJS) is pleased to invite you and your family to celebrate Paryushan Kshamapana Mahaparva 2016, starting from Monday 29th August to Monday 5th September (Samvatsari) followed by Samooh Parna on Tuesday 6th September.

 

Please note that Bhagwan Mahavir Swami Janma Vanchan Mahotsav/Supan Ucchamani has been organised on Friday, 2nd September.

 

Let us all join together to celebrate the most auspicious festival of Jainism!!

 

Kind regards

MSJS Paryushan 2016 Committee

 

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Programme Details

Day Tithi, Navkarshi- Chauvihaar, Date Day Time Event Venue
Day A Shravan Vad 11 Navkarshi: 7:37 Chauvihaar:17:54

28/08/2016 Sunday
10.30 to 1:00 Paryushan Purva Bhumika & Parmatma Mahavir ni Vandanavali Masonic Hall
1:00 to 2:00 Lunch
Day 1 Shravan Vad 12 Navkarshi: 7:36 Chauvihaar:17:54


29/08/2016 Monday
6:00 to 7:00 Rayi Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
8:45 to 9:45 Morning Pravachan
16.30 to 17.50 Chauvihaar Masonic Hall
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikramana
18:30 to 19:30 Devasi Pratikramana
19:30 to 22:00 Pravachan
Day 2 Shravan Vad 13 Navkarshi:7:34 Chauvihaar:17:55


30/08/2016 Tuesday
6:00 to 7:00 Rayi Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
8:45 to 9:45 Morning Pravachan
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikramana Moorabbin Masonic Hall
16.30 to 17.50 Chauvihaar
18:30 to 19:30 Devasi Pratikramana
19:30 to 22:00 Pravachan
Day 3 Shravan Vad 14 Navkarshi: 7:33 Chauvihaar:17:56



31/08/2016 Wednesday
6:00 to 7:00 Rayi Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
8:45 to 9:45 Morning Pravachan
16:30 to 18:15 Young Parents Pakkhi Pratikramana - Chaudash Moorabbin Senior Citizens
16.30 to 17.50 Chauvihaar
18:30 to 20:30 Pakhhi Pratikramana - Chaudash
20:30 to 22:00 Pravachan
Day 4 Shravan Vad 15 Navkarshi: 7:32 Chauvihaar:17:57



01/09/2016 Thursday
6:00 to 7:00 Rayi Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
8:45 to 9:45 Kalpsutra Poojan & Morning Pravachan
16.30 to 17.50 Chauvihaar Moorabbin Senior Citizens
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikramana
18:30 to 19:30 Devasi Pratikramana
19:30 to 22:00 Pravachan
Day 5 Bhadarva Sud 1 Navkarshi: 7:30 Chauvihaar:17:58




02/09/2016 Friday
6:00 to 7:00 Rayi Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
8:00 to 9:30 Navkarshi Moorabbin Senior Citizens
9:30 to 10.30 Pravachan
10:30 to 16:00 Kids activities/Mahavir Swami Janma Vanchan/Supan Uchhamani
16:00 to 17:30 Dinner
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikramana
18:00 to 19:30 Devasi Pratikramana
19:30 to 20:00 Aarti/Mangal Divo
Day 6 Bhadarva Sud 2 Navkarshi: 7:29 Chauvihaar: 17:59




03/09/2016 Saturday
6:00 to 7:00 Rayi Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
9:30 to 12:00 Upkaran Vandanavali - Bhagwan No Diksha Prasang Moorabbin Senior Citizens
12:00 to 13:30 Lunch
13:30 to 16:00 Pravachan
16:00 to 17:30 Dinner
17:30 to 18:30 Young Parents Devasi Pratikramana
18:00 to 18:30 Aarti/Mangal Divo
18:30 to 19:30 Devasi Pratikramana
19:30 to 21:30 Jinshashan Vandanavali
Day 7 Bhadarva Sud 3 Navkarshi: 7:27 Chauvihaar:17:59





04/09/2016 Sunday
6:00 to 7:00 Rayi Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
9:30 to 12:00 Pravachan Kingston Arts Centre
12:00 to 13:30 Lunch
13:30 to 16:00 34 Atishay Vandanavali and Drama by Local Community Members
16:00 to 17:30 Dinner
17:30 to 18:30 Young Parents Devasi Pratikramana
18:00 to 18:30 Aarti/Mangal Divo
18:30 to 19:30 Devasi Pratikramana
19:30 to 21:30 Girnar Ji Tirth Bhavyatra
Day 8 Bhadarva Sud 4 Navkarshi: 7:26 Chauvihaar:18:00



05/09/2016 Monday
6:00 to 7:00 Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
11:00 to 13:00 Barsasutra Asthaprakari Pooja & Chitra Darshan & Pravachan Kingston Arts Centre
12:30 to 14:30 Parents Samvatsari Pratikramana
13:30 onwards Samvatsari Pratikramana
19.00 to 20.30 Aangi Darshan
Day 9 Bhadarva Sud 5 Navkarshi:7:24 Chauvihaar:18:01


06/09/2016 Tuesday
6:00 to 7:00 Pratikramana Dhaval Mehta's Residence
8:00 to 10:00 Samooh Parna Masonic Hall

Venue Locations:

 

  • Dhaval Mehta's Address - 2A Genoa street, Moorabbin, VIC 3189.
  • Moorabbin Senior Citizens - 964 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin, VIC 3189. Public Transport: Moorabbin Station (Frankston line). Hall within walking distance from station.
  • Kingston City Hall- 985 Nepean Hwy Moorabbin, Melbourne, VIC 3189. Hall is located within the walking distance from Moorabbin Train station.
  • Masonic Hall - 124-126 Rowans Road, Moorabbin, VIC 3189. Melway: 77 H7. Let us know for pickup facility from nearest station: Highett station (Frankston line).

Chauvihar Facility for Weekdays

Please note that Weekdays Chauvihar facility at MSJS has been cancelled due to lack of enough RSVP/responses. Those who have submitted their RSVP for Weekdays Chauvihar at MSJS will be communicated separately. MSJS Management Committee and Paryushan 2016 team sincerely apologises for inconvenience this may cause. 

Child Minding Facility 

Paryushan 2016 Committee is working extremely hard to help you do the Paryushan Aaradhana very well, which includes arranging child minding facility for your children at

  • Pravachan time (19:30 to 22:00 hours) on weekdays during Paryushan
  • Pravachan time (13:30 to 16:00 hours) on Saturday 03/09/2016 and (09:30 to 12:00 hours) on Sunday 04/09/2016 
  • Samvatsari Pratikraman time 13:00 to 17:00 hours on 05/09/2016 Samvatsari day.

Hence, The Paryushan 2016 Committee requests you to let us know how many of your children require child minding on which day by filling in the RSVP form.

Please note that for child minding facility you will be required to pay a 100% REFUNDABLE deposit of AUD $10.00 per child per day at the time of doing RSVP. This deposit amount will be refunded on the requested day at the Pravachan time.

Donate to support our community

MSJS solely depends on support from community members by way of attendance, contributions, donations and sponsorship.

The following are the Nakras for this event:

  • Samvatsari Pratikramana Hall Sponsorship Mon 05/09/2016- $1501 (Three nakra - different individuals can participate)
  • Samooh Aaradhana Bhavan Hall Sponsorship $501 (Many individuals can participate)
  • Sadharmik Bhakti $301 (Many individuals can participate)
  • Sangh Prabhavana $101 (Many individuals can participate)

To take Labh any of the above Nakra, please email [email protected]. Nakras will be given on first come first serve basis.

Confirm your attendance (RSVP)

RSVP is closed now, please contact [email protected] for further information.

 

Important Notes

  • During Paryushan, ideally one shall perform 17 Pratikraman - Morning & evening Pratikraman during the 8 days of Paryushan and morning Pratikraman on Parna day
  • Anyone performing evening Pratikraman must not eat after sunset
  • Anyone performing morning Pratikraman must have stopped eating prior to sunset on previous day
  • During Paryushan, one shall confine meal intake between Navkarshi & Sunset time and avoid eating green vegetables (Jain should not eat root vegetables)
  • Anyone performing any Tapasya (Ekasanu, Biyasanu, Upvas, Aayambil) must drink boiled water and have meals between Porsi & Sunset time only. It is also important to take appropriate pachchakhkhan.
  • Boiled Water: For every event, arrangement will be made for boiled drinking water for those who are doing Tapasya.
  • Please bring your own Katasana and other things if you have. We have made arrangements for all those who do not have.
  • During Paryushan, Derasar will be open from 5:30 AM for pooja. Aarti will be done at 5.30 pm except on days with conflicting events .
  • Management committee reserves the right to amend any of the above programmes, should circumstances change, without advance notice.

Event committee 

  • Overall: Dhvanit Shah - 0430019014
  • Event: Hitesh Choradiya - 0422267572
  • Finance: Himesh Doshi - 0402554953
  • Meal Arrangements: Bhavin Shah - 0433900608
  • Decoration: Payal Vasa - 0432189168
  • Pooja: Miten Shah - 0433370189
  • Music: Nilay Shah - 0433108943 
  • AV:  Jignesh Shah - 0488737347

 

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