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Paryushan 2022

Respected Shravak/Shravika,

Pranam.

Shri Melbourne Shwetambar Jain Sangh (MSJS) is pleased to invite you and your family to celebrate Parvadhiraj Paryushan Parva, starting from Wednesday 24th August to Wednesday 31st August 2022 (Samvatsari) followed by Samooh Parna on Thursday 1st September 2022.

With the blessings of Dev, Guru, and Dharma, we are delighted to inform you that Veer Sainik Shri Gauravbhai Sheth and Shri Mehulbhai Jain will be coming to Melbourne for our Paryushan Aaradhana. Shri Dineshbhai Solanki is also coming from India as a Tabla player.

This year MSJS is also planning to organize face-to-face Swadhyay / activities for children aged 8+ led by Shri Mehulbhai Shah. RSVP will be required to participate. In addition, Shri Achalaram Rebari (chef) will also join us.

Kindly note that Mahavir Janma Vanchan Mahotsav/Supan Uchhamani has been organized on Sunday, 28th August, the 5th day of Paryushan Parva.

We encourage all to join for weekday Chauvihar at MSJS Centre to participate in Pratikaman and Swadhyay.

RSVP is mandatory for weekdays/weekend meals  child minding facilities and children Swadhyay. RSVP will be closed at 9:00 PM on Thursday, 18/08/2022.

Let us all join together to celebrate the most auspicious festival of Jainism - The Festival of Forgiveness!!

Program Details

Day Date /Tithi Time Event
Day 0
Tuesday
23-Aug-22
Shravan Vad 12-1st
19:00 to 21:00 Paryushan ni Purva Bhumika
19:00 to 21:00 Children Swadhyay
Day 1

Wednesday
24-Aug-22
Shravan Vad 12-2nd

06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
09:30 to 11:00 Morning Swadhyay*
16:00 to 17:15 Chauvihar
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikraman
18:15 to 19:15 Devasi Pratikraman
19:30 to 22:00 Swadhyay and Children Swadhyay (Aged 8+)
Day 2 
Thursday
25-Aug-22
Shravan Vad 13
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
09:30 to 11:00 Morning Swadhyay*
16:00 to 17:15 Chauvihar
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikraman
18:15 to 19:15 Devasi Pratikraman
19:30 to 22:00 Swadhyay and Children Swadhyay (Aged 8+)
Day 3
Friday
26-Aug-22
Shravan Vad 14
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
09:30 to 11:00 Morning Swadhyay*
16:00 to 17:15 Chauvihar
16:45 to 18:15 Young Parents Pakhi Pratikraman
18:30 to 20:15 Pakhi Pratikraman
20:30 to 22:00 Swadhyay and Children Swadhyay (Aged 8+)
Day 4
Saturday
27-Aug-22
Shravan Vad 30
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
08:30 to 09:30 Navkarshi
10:00 to 10:45 Special Performances by Pathshala Children
11:00 to 13:00 Asta Mangal Aishwarya
13:30 to 15:30 Swadhyay and Children Swadhyay (Aged 8+)
15:45 to 17:30 Chauvihar
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikraman
18:15 to 19:15 Devasi Pratikraman
19:30 to 21:00 Bhakti
Day 5
Sunday
28-Aug-22
Bhadarva Sud 1
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
08:30 to 09:30 Navkarshi
10:00 to 15:00 Swadhyay / 14 Supan Darshan / Shri Mahaveer Swami Janm Vanchan
15:15 to 17:30 Chauvihar
17:30 to 18:30 Young Parents Devasi Pratikraman
18:45 to 19:45 Devasi Pratikraman
Day 6
Monday
29-Aug-22
Bhadarva Sud 2
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
09:30 to 11:00 Morning Swadhyay*
16:00 to 17:15 Chauvihar
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikraman
18:15 to 19:15 Devasi Pratikraman
19:30 to 22:00 Swadhyay and Children Swadhyay (Aged 8+)
Day 7
Tuesday
30-Aug-22
Bhadarva Sud 3
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
09:30 to 11:00 Morning Swadhyay*
16:00 to 17:15 Chauvihar
17:00 to 18:00 Young Parents Devasi Pratikraman
18:15 to 19:15 Devasi Pratikraman
19:30 to 22:00 Swadhyay and Children Swadhyay (Aged 8+)
Day 8
Wednesday
31-Aug-22
Bhadarva Sud 4
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
11:30 to 13:30 Barsasutra Pooja / Samvatsari Pratikraman ni Samaj
12:15 to 14:30 Young Parents Samvatsari Pratikraman
14:00 onwards Samvatsari Pratikraman
18:30 to 19:00 Aarti & Mangal Divo
19:00 to 20:30 Aangi Darshan
Day 9
Thursday
1-Sep-22
Bhadarva Sud 5
06:00 to 07:00 Rai Pratikraman
08:00 to 09:30 Tapasvi Bahuman & Samooh Parna

*Morning Swadhyay during weekdays will be live streamed at http://www.msjs.org.au/live/

 

Venue Location:

All events to be held at MSJS Centre, 124-126 Rowans Road, Moorabbin, VIC 3189. Melway: 77 H7.

Western Suburb:

  • Morning and Evening Pratikaman will be at Nimit Shah’s residence (19 Neighbourhood Grove, Point Cook)
  • Also, Evening Pravachan live streaming will be available at the same place after Pratikraman during weekdays.

Paryushan 2022 Committee is working extremely hard to help you do the Paryushan
Aaradhana very well. This year we'll have swadhyay / activities for children aged 8+ in addition to arranging child minding facilities for children aged up to 8 years.

Child Swadhyay/Activity: (Aged 8+ years)

  • Shri Mehulbhai Shah will be conducting these sessions.
  • Swadhyay (Pravachan) time (19:30 to 22:00 hours) on weekdays during Paryushan.
  • Swadhyay time (13:30 to 15:30 hours) on Saturday.

Child minding: (Ages up to 8 years)

  • During Swadhyay (Pravachan) time (19:30 to 22:00 hours) on weekdays during Paryushan.
  • During Swadhyay time (13:30 to 15:30 hours) on Saturday.

The Paryushan Committee requests parents/guardians to submit an RSVP form for every child attending Child Swadhya or Childminding sessions.

Please note that for children's swadhyay & child minding facilities 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 Swadhyay time. Also note that each child, whose parents have given a response via RSVP, will be given a wristband for identification. Children with wristbands will be allowed to stay with the child carers.

Day 1 - 24 August 2022
Day 2 - 25 August 2022
Day 3 - 26 August 2022
Day 4 - 27 August 2022
Mahavir Janma Vanchan - 28 August 2022
Day 6 - 29 August 2022
Day 7 - 30 August 2022
Parna Day - 1 September

In order to minimise food wastage or shortage, we are using this RSVP system. You will be required to pay a 100% REFUNDABLE deposit of AUD $10.00 per person per meal and $10 per child per child minding day/Children Swadhyay session at the time of doing RSVP. This deposit will be refunded on the day of the event.

If you wish to cancel your meal or child minding or children swadhyay RSVP please email [email protected] by a day before the meal or child minding or child swadhyay day that you would like to cancel for. Upon cancellation, RSVP deposit amount will be refunded at the meal counter.

If for ANY reason, you are unable to attend the meal after having paid the deposit and RSVP is not cancelled, money will be donated to our Shubh Sarva Sadharan account and same will NOT be refunded.

To continue with RSVP please complete the following steps

  1. Check the Payable Amount shown below
  2. Go to your internet banking website and deposit the Payable Amount to MSJS account
    "Melbourne Shwetambar Jain Sangh Inc"
    BSB: 013483
    A/C No: 268318925

    (please note that this is a different account from normal donation account)
  3. Include below Form Number-Mobile Number as your internet banking transaction reference
  4. After transferring the amount, please include your internet banking reference number in the below field to continue the RSVP

You must click submit here after depositing Payable Amount.


All are requested to park their cars in and around MSJS Centre at the appropriate locations by adhering to council parking rules and permit requirements.

Jinalay:
  • Please DO NOT park cars on Rice St, Rodney St and Wendy St
  • Make sure to walk quietly to/from the car
  • Do not stand for a chat outside of Derasar
MSJS Centre:
  • MSJS Centre car park is now open
  • Entry to the MSJS Centre is from the Isabella St. Entry from the car park into the MSJS Centre will remain closed.
  • Your co-operation in this matter will be much appreciated.

MSJS solely depends on support from community members by way of attendance, contributions, donations and sponsorship. The Paryushan team has planned 10 meals (including daily Chauvihar on weekdays) to make it easier for families to participate in Swadhyay and Paryushan Aaradhna.

This presents an excellent opportunity for Sadharmik Bhakti Labh which is our Kartavya.

The following are the Nakras for this event:
Swamivatsalya + Sangh Prabhavana $301 (Many individuals can participate)

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

  • MSJS would like to encourage all Sadharmik to perform Ashtaprakari Pooja at home During Paryushan, ideally one shall perform 17 Pratikraman - 1 Pratikraman each in the morning & evening during the 8 days of Paryushan and 1 in the morning on Parna day
  • Anyone performing evening Pratikraman should not eat after sunset
  • During Paryushan, one shall confine meal intake between Navkarshi & Sunset time and avoid eating vegetables & fruits (Jains should not eat root vegetables).
  • Anyone performing Tapasya (Ekasanu, Biyasanu, Upvas, Aayambil, or other) must drink boiled water & consume meals between Porsi & Sunset time only. It is also important to take appropriate Pachchakhkhan. (Pachchakhkhan in Gujarati and in English)
  • MSJS would encourage all attendees to wear masks during large public gatherings and follow the health guidelines as per the Government's instructions.
  • The Management committee reserves the right to amend any of the above-scheduled items, should circumstances change, without advance notice.

Next Samayik

  • 21-08-2022
  • 04-09-2022
  • 18-09-2022

 

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