30 July 2017

Paryushan Mahaparva 2017

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Respected Shravak/Shravika,

Brisbane  Jain Sangh (BJS) is pleased to invite you and your family to celebrate Paryushan Mahaparva  2017, starting from Friday, 18th August to Friday 25th August (Samvatsari) 2017 followed by Swamivatsalya on 3rd September 2017. 
We are pleased to announce that Veer Sainik Mr Pratik Shah and Mr Prakshal Patwa’s visas have arrived and will be joining us to share their tremendous Jainism knowledge for Paryushan Mahaparva 2017. 
Paryushan 2017 Programme Highlights as below : 
Morning & Evening Pratikaman
Astanika & Kalpsutra Pravachan
Ashtaprakari Pooja & Ankhand Pushpavrusti
Various Pravachans & Religious Games
Mahavir Janam Vanchan
Kumarpal Raja Aarti
Samuh Sanzi / Bhavna
Samvatsari Pratikaman 
Samuh Parna
Chaitya Pariparti & Sangh Swamivatslya. 
Let us all join together to celebrate the most auspicious festival of Jainism!
Kind regards
BJS Paryushan 2017 Committee

  • 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: Arrangement will be made for boiled drinking water on Saturday, Sunday during Paryushan, Mahavir Janma Vaanchan day and on the Samvatsari day for those who are doing Tapasya.
  • Please bring your own Katasana and other Pratikraman gears that you might have. We have made arrangements for all those who do not have.
  • During Paryushan, Derasar will be open from 6:00 AM to 8:30 AM for Puja. Aangi /Aarti will open as per schedule of Paryushan Programs.
  • Management committee reserves the right to amend any of the above programs, should circumstances change, without advance notice.
  • Please deposit the annual membership fees of $101 per family and $51 per single members to the

BJS Sadharan Account (BSB 064 117 | Account No. 10365684)




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