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Respected Shravak / Shravika,

With blessings of Dev, Guru and Dharma Melbourne Shwetambar Jain Sangh (MSJS) is pleased to invite you and your family for auspicious and milestone event of Prabhu Pravesh and Deraserji 11th Anniversary celebration from Thu. 21st Mar to Sun. 24th Mar 2019.

In addition to normal anniversary activities, MSJS has decided to do Chal Pratishtha of 25 Pratimaji (Mangal Murti of 24 Tirthankar Prabhu + Shri Simandhar Swami) in MSJS Centre.

This 4-days long celebration will include Prabhuji Pravesh (Shri Sumatinath Prabhu (31 inch), 24 Tirthankar Prabhu(9 inch) Pratimaji at MSJS Centre, 18 Abhishek (Derasar Prabhuji , MSJS Centre Prabhuji and Personal Prabhuji Pratimaji), Dhaja Rohan, Rishi Mandal Poojan, Sakal Tirth Vandana and Bhakti Sandhya.

Panditji Shri Ajitbhai Shashtri (orator/Jain scholar) along with singer/musician Shri Ketanbhai Dedhia will be conducting various Poojan and ceremonies throughout our anniversary celebration.

We are pleased to invite you and your family to be part of this celebration and take labh by attending all activities. We encourage everyone to take leave on Thursday, 21st March 2019 (Prabhuji Pravesh).

Refer to program details for more information. Please note that RSVP is required for all meals and Expression of Interest must be submitted to take NAKRA labh prior to event.

All are required to be in pooja clothes to participate in Prabhuji Pravesh, 18 Abhishek, Dhaja Rohan and all Poojan.

For any queries, please contact us on [email protected] .

Kind Regards,

MSJS Management Committee

Programme Details

Date Program Details Time
Thursday 21/03/2019

Patla Poojan, 

Pokhna and Vadhamana,  
Bhavya Prabhu Pravesh Mahotsav

09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Swami Vatsalya 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Friday 22/03/2019 Bhakti Sandhya 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Saturday 23/03/2019 Rishi Mandal Poojan 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Swami Vatsalya 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Sakal Tirth Vandana 02:30 PM to 05:15 PM
Chauvihar  05:15 PM to 07:15 PM
Sunday 24/03/2019 18 Abhishek  09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Prabhu Chal Pratistha & Dhaja Rohan
Swami Vatsalya 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Venue Locations:

MSJS Centre (124-126, Rowans Road, Moorabbin, Vic 3189)

Pokhna vidhi, Prabhu Pravesh and Chal Pratistha at MSJS Centre

  • Mulnayak Shri Sumatinath Bhagwan (31 Inch):

Following labh will be given by two seperate Chadava:

First Chadavo on Thu 21st Mar for: Prabhu Pravesh, Pokhana, Rishi Mandal Poojan , 18 Abhishek and Surya/Chandra Darshan 



Pokhna Vidhi


Pravesh and Vadhaman


Rishi Mandal Poojan


Second Chadavo on Fri 22nd Mar for: Chal Pratishtha, Ashtaprakari Pooja, Aarti, Mangal Divo and Shanti Kalash



Suya Darshan and Chandra Darshan for MSJS Centre 18 Abhishek 


Ashtaprakari Pooja, Aarti, Mangal Divo and Shanti Kalash


Chal Pratistha of Sumatinath Bhagwan


  •  24 Tirthankar Prabhu (9 Inch)

At MSJS, we always work hard to increase participation and giving maximum labh to all Sadharmik. Considering the significance of Prabhu Pravesh & Chal Pratishtha, with clear goal of maximising participaton, Nakra amount for 24 Prabhuji is revised to $504 per Pratimaji (9 Inch) which will include following labh:

24 Nakra of $504 each will be allocated using expression of interest (using RSVP form or email to [email protected]) and lucky draw. Each Nakra will include following labh for each Labharthi family.

If you have already submitted your interest in taking this labh, no action is requried and Finance team member will contact you.



Pokhna Vidhi of allocated Prabhu Pratimaji


Pravesh and Vadhaman of allocated Prabhu Pratimaji


Rishi Mandal Poojan


Chal Pratistha 



Various Chadava for Jinalay Pratimaji: -

Following Chadava will be given on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23th March 2019 for Jinalay Pratimaji:

  1. 18 Abhishek of Prabhu Pratimaji
  2. Surya Darshan and Chandra Darshan
  3. Dhaja Rohan
  4. Prabhuji Ashtaprakari Pooja, Aarti and Mangal Divo
  5. 18 Abhishek of Mataji, Kshetrapal Dev and Manibhadra Yakshraj Pratimaji
  6. Mataji & Manibhadra Yakshraj Tilak/ Aarti


Please note that maximum of 4 person can participate in one Abhishek for Bhagwan and maximum of 2 person can participate in one Abhishek for Mataji at Derasarji.

18 Abhisekh of newly arrived 24 Pratimaji: -

All Sadharmik in pooja cloth present in the venue will be given labh to perform 18 Abhishek of 24 Centre Prabhu Pratimaji at no cost.

18 Abhisekh of personal Pratimaji:

$51 Nakra will be taken for 18 Abhishek of personal Pratimaji Abhishek by Expression of Interest/RSVP.


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

The following are the Nakras for this event:

  • 24 Nakra of $504 each for Prabhu Pravesh, Pokhana and Rishi Mandal poojan of allocated pratimaji using expression of interest). 
  • Sadharmik Bhakti: Swami Vatsalya and Sangh Prabhavana - $301 (Many individuals can participate).
  • 18 Abhishek Personal Pratimaji - $51
  • Please note that maximum of 4 person can participate in one Abhishek for Bhagwan and maximum of 2 person can participate in one Abhishek for Mataji at Derasarji.

To confirm your Nakra, select appropriate option(s) in the RSVP form for available labh or contact Himesh Doshi on [email protected] (0402 554 953). 

RSVP is now closed. Contact us at [email protected] for more information.


  1.  All are required to park their cars at MSJS Centre car park. In case car park becomes full, volunteer will guide you to park on Rowans Road.
  2. Only labharthi families will be allowed to go to Derasar during 18 Abhishek ceremonies.
  3. Please keep noise level as low as possible and DO NOT go on to street outside Derasar to make use of your mobile.

General Rules and Guidance:

  • All who wish to participate in any Poojan, Prabhuji Pokhana/Pravesh, Rishi Mandal Poojan, 18 Abhishek and Dhaja Rohan are required to be in Pooja Clothes.
  • Management reserves the right to change programme details and any of the terms and conditions due to unenforceable situations and physical limitations of the venue.  

All are expected to fully co-operate with the team for this arrangement and help to keep our Derasar going for years to come. Please accept our apology (Michchhami Dukadam) for any inconvenience this may cause.

Panditji Shri Ajitbhai Shastri:

Panditji Shri Ajitbhai is a Jain Scholar and good Orator spreading message of Jainism across the globe in his unique way. His expertise includes discourse on Jain scriptures, Bhav Yatra and Jain Poojan/ceremonies.

Shri Ketan Dedhia:

Shri Ketanbhai is prominent music composer, singer and instrument player, specialising in Jain bhakti songs. Ketanbhai travels across the world, to spread message of Jainism by his mesmerizing singing ability and unique music composition.

Overall Nimit Shah 0433 074 461
Overall Second In-charge Arpit Shah 0420 305 948
Event Hitesh Choradiya 0422 267 572
Donations Himesh Doshi 0402 554 953
Meal Arrangements Payal Vasa  0432 189 168
Decoration Labdhi Shah 0433 470 111
Pooja Akshay Shah 0433 372 741
AV Nishal Mehta 0408 306 354
Music  Vikram Jain  0421 157 870
Photography Vishal Mehta 0470 370 220


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