15 August 2018

Paryushan Mahaparva 2018

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Respected Shravak/Shravika,

Brisbane  Jain Sangh (BJS) is pleased to invite you and your family to celebrate Paryushan Mahaparva  2018, starting from Thursday, 6th September to Thursday 13th September (Samvatsari) 2018 followed by Swamivatsalya on 23rd September 2018. 
We are pleased to announce that Veer Sainik Mr Chetan Mehta and Mr Mangalm Shah’s visas have arrived and will be joining us to share their tremendous Jainism knowledge for Paryushan Mahaparva 2018. 
Paryushan 2018 Programme Highlights as below : 
Morning & Evening Pratikaman
Astanika & Kalpsutra Pravachan
Ashtaprakari Pooja & Kawal Ekasana
Ankhand dhara abhishek with 18+18 Navkar + Shantikaram Jaap
Various Pravachans & Religious Games
Mahavir Janam Vanchan
Kumarpal Raja Aarti
Samuh Sanzi / Bhavna
Samvatsari Pratikaman 
Chaitya Pariparti & Sangh Swamivatslya. 
Let us all join together to celebrate the most auspicious festival of Jainism!
Kind regards
BJS Paryushan 2018 Committee

Chadavo for Paryushan 2018

 ·BJS will be doing Chadhavo for Ashta Mangal during paryushan on the 8th September 2018.


No. of Opportunities


Ashta Mangal Supan



14 Supan Labharthi



14 Supan Moti Mala






Aarti/Mangal Divo



Kumarpal Raja Aarti



Mahavir Swami Bhagwan Parnu




Reminder for all members to RSVP online & include the Transaction / Receipt No. for the deposit of $5 per meal per person. This deposit shall be returned / refundedon the day of the event with your plate in cash. This has been introduced to BJS to avoid the wastage of food.

Note: If no deposit has been paid and / or RSVP is not done, $5 shall be payable per person at the event at the time of plate collection. This amount shall be non-refundable and contributed towards the Sadharan Account.

Please contact Jiggar Doshi on 0438275737 or any one of the Event committee members if you have any questions. 


Important Notes

  • 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 5:45 AM to 8:30 AM for Puja. Aangi /Aarti will start at 6.30pm daily during Paryushan.
  • 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)






Dev Devi Pratishtha

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