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Sep 13 18

Swami vatsalya

by Secretary SDJA

For this year’s Swami Vatsalya bhojan, the cultural team have organised something very special. You are invited to witness the wedding of Rajkumar Shree Nemikumar with Rajul, a very famous event in Jain history, which will be enacted by a group of talented budding actors, selected from our very own membership. The performance has been planned and rehearsed over the last few months, and promises to be an engaging and memorable event.

The venue for the wedding enactment is the Masefield Suite at Harrow Leisure Centre. There is free parking for 3 hours at the leisure centre, however, A VALID TICKET MUST BE DISPLAYED. We have confirmed with HLC, that if anyone needs to park for longer than three hours, another free ticket can be obtained from the machine to cover a further 3 hours.

Please aim to arrive there between 11am and 11:15am (no Indian timing please). As with any Indian wedding, the performance will be followed by a delicious lunch, which will be served from 12:30pm.

This will be a Swami Vatsalya bhojan not to be missed. To register your place at the event, please provide your name and numbers to our Pujari Nileshbhai. There is a £10 charge per person, £5 for all children under 8. To enable us to make accurate catering arrangements, please provide your details no later than Wednesday 26th September. Please note that there will be no entry to the dining hall without a ticket that Nileshbhai will issue at the time of putting your names down.

The programme for the morning is as follows:

8.15 : Jinendra Abhishek

8.30- 9.30: Pujya Gurudev’s CD Pravachan

9.30-10.30: Jinendra Puja

11.00 onwards : Marriage procession at Masefield Suite

Sep 1 18

Dhwaja Arohan Sunday 2nd September 2018 The Dhwaja is a symbol of any Mandir to highlight to any Saadharmi that here resides a virtual Samovasaran in these premises! The Dhwaja Rohan (flag raising) ceremony is symbolic in cementing that Jain Dharma is well and truly alive in this 5th era. On this day, we will conduct Jinendra Maha-Abhishek at a later time to enable those that may have not participated or witnessed this wonderful and humbling ceremony before. It is Hemantbhai’s sincere wish that as many male members young and old take part in the maha abhishek. It is an ideal opportunity to introduce this privileged activity to the younger generation and we would enourage all families with little ones to attend. They are also invited to recite a prayer if they wish to do so. The programme for the day will be as follows: 08.00 – 09.00: Gurudev’s CD Pravachan 09.00 – 10.15: Jinendra Maha-Abhishek, Prakshalan & Puja 10.15 – 10.45: Hemantbhai’s Swadhyay 11.00 onwards: Dhwaja Arohan

by Secretary SDJA
Aug 19 18

Hemantbhai lecture series

by Secretary SDJA

Vidhvaan Bal Br.Hemantbhai Gandhi’s lecture series
Friday 24th Aug am- Monday 10th Sept 2018

We are very fortunate to have Hemantbhai visiting us shortly to kick start our spiritual energies in time for Paryushana – Das Laxan

The timetable for his visit will be:



08.15am – 08.30am: Jinendra Abhishek & Prakshalan

08.30am – 09.30am: Jinendra Puja

09.30am – 10.30am: Hemantbhai’s Swadhyay

10.30am – 11.30am: Pujya Gurudev’s CD Pravachan


7.30pm – 8.00pm: Jinendra Bhakti

8.00pm – 9.00pm: Hemantbhai’s Swadhyay



08.15am – 08.30am: Jinendra Abhishek & Prakshalan

08.30 -09.30: Pujya Gurudev’s CD pravachan

9.30am – 10.30am: Jinendra Puja

10.30am – 11.30am: Hemantbhai’s Swadhyay


7.30pm – 8.00pm: Jinendra Bhakti

8.00pm – 9.00pm: Hemantbhai’s Swadhyay

We will be celebrating Pujya Benshree Champaben’s 105th Janma Jayanti which falls on 28th August in his presence as well as Dhwaja Rohan on Sunday 2nd September.

Jul 29 18

Save the dates

by Secretary SDJA

Please note in your diaries that Pundit Hemantbhai will be visiting us between 24th August and 10th September this year. Please come forward if you wish to have the honour of hosting him.

Pundit Sanjeevji Godha will be with us during Paryushana between 14-25th September. If you wish to host , please come forward.

Jul 29 18

On line courses

by Secretary SDJA

Jai Jinendra!

Under the inspiration of spiritual guidance of Pujya Gurudev Shree Kanji Swami ,Teerthdham Mangalayatan is going to start a programme of correspondence course through which the followers of Jainism worldwide will be able to study Jainism online sitting at their homes in both English and Hindi languages at their own pace. This course has been prepared by the nation’s best scholars. Certificates for completion of studies will also be awarded.

The inauguration of the organising body of this course – “Mangal Vidyapeeth” will be done on the auspicious day of Veershaasan Jayanti – 28/07/2018(Saturday)  with great pleasure and enthusiasm.

We will aim to offer these classes on Monday and Friday evenings, in place of Saurabhji’s classes.

For more information and registration please visit and click on online courses.

Apr 11 18

Pujya Gurudev’s Janma Jayanti

by Secretary SDJA

Gurudev’s 129th Janma Jayanti – Vaisaak Sud 2 – 17th April 2018129 years ago, in the village of Umrala, a great teacher was born who would go on to become one of the most influential and instrumental causes in re-directing us to the true path of liberation. Pujya Gurudev’s Janma Jayanti this year falls on Tuesday 17th April, 2018. We will be having a 5 day vidhaan to celebrate the occasion. 
The vidhaan will run from Tuesday 17th – Saturday 21st :

Weekdays (Tuesday to Friday)

08.00 to 08.30 AM Jinendra Abhishek

08.30 to 09.30 AM Jinendra Puja

09.30 to 10.30 AM Pujya Gurudevshree’s video CD Pravachan

10.30 to 11.30 AM Shastra Swadhyay
Janma Vadhamna will take place at 10.30am on Tuesday 17th.


Weekends (Saturday)

08.15 – 08.30 Jinendra Abhishek

08.30 – 09.30 Pujya Gurudevshree’s video CD Pravachan

09.30 – 10.30 Jinendra Puja

10.30 – 11.30 Shastra Swadhyay

Sunday 22nd April 
08.15 – 08.30: Jinendra Abhishek

08.30 – 09.30: Pujya Gurudev’s Video CD Pravachan

09.30 – 10.30: Jinendra Puja & Janma Vadhamna  

10.30 – 12.00: Adhyatmik Quiz

To celebrate Pujya Gurudev Kanjiswami’s Janma Jayanti, our Cultural Team will be holding an intriguing and fun filled Quiz event on Sunday 22nd April 10:30 am onwards. The quiz is open to all to attend.
The quiz will be a multi round quiz, involving 3 Teams and requires 9 adults (or older children) to participate. As such, we request 9 participants to come forward and take part in the quiz. You will be selected on a first come basis.
It would greatly benefit participating members to refresh or read up on:
Balbodh books

Jain stories
This is a great opportunity to test your existing knowledge and also learn some more too.
Hope to see your participation, and if not, your attendance at the event.

Hope as many of you that can will attend with the whole family!