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Jain Society of Houston (JSH) Upcoming Events

Jain Society of Houston (JSH) celebrated Mahavir Janm Kalyanak on, Sunday, September 9 in noble and grand manners this week at its Houston location, Jain Center at 3905 Arc Street Houston Texas 77063. Nearly 1200 people attended the Bhagwan Mahavir Janm Vanchan and related events under the auspices of the Jain Scholar – Pandit Dr. Tej Sahebji. It was a day when Jains came to the temple from all around. Mahaparva Paryushan shall continue till the Samvatsari Day, the Day of Forgiveness, being the day of September 13, 2018. The temple will remain open during Paryushana from 7:30 AM to 9:15 PM with conclusion of Aarti and Mangal Divo. Jain Society of Houston invites Jain scholars all year round. The invited Scholar JSH, Dr. Tej Sahebhji gave excellent lectures that raised the spirituality of the attendees. Tej Saheb covered all key tenets of Jainism such as: Non-violence – Ahimsa, Philanthropy with multicity in views – Anekantvad, No possessiveness – Aparigrah, Right Knowledge — Samyak Gyan, Right Path – Samyak Darshan, Right Conduct – Samyak Charitrya. The knowledge was delivered in very easy lectures that everyone liked. Tej Sahebji’s panditai or knowledge “showed” as the audience grew larger every day. His lectures will continue to September 14, the day of parnas of Tapasvies fasting during the Paryushana. His books are made available at the Jain Center. During Paryushana the events include lecture each morning at 10:30 AM, and at evening at 8:00 PM, Ekasana (one time eating), and Evening Pratikraman starting at 6:45 PM. Day of forgiveness, Samvatsari shall be celebrated on September 13, Thursday. Samvatsari Pratikraman and Sangh Forgiveness – Kshamapana shall take place at 4:00 PM and 5:00 PM on September 13, with Sangh Parna on September 14 at 9 AM. Please come to the Jain Center during the remaining of Paryushana and raise your spirituality listening to Dr. Tej Sahebji in morning and evening lectures at the temple each day of the Paryushana. Das Lakshana Parv will follow and details shall be provided next week. For all details please call Jain Center at 713 789 2338 or visit www.jainsocietyhouston.org for calendar of events and other detailed information. 

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