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SJM Daslakshan / Paryushan updates

Jai Jinendra all,
We are glad to see increasing number of visitors to temple in this paryushan.  We had record breaking crowd last Sunday joining panch meru vidhaan and taking dharm laabh under the guidance of Pt Dharam Chand Shastri and Brahmcharini Rekha ji.

I am thrilled to announce that we have made a significant achievement in this Paryushan. Last Sunday we asked people to pledge to do dev darshan and the person pledging for the highest number of days of dev darshan (outside of Sundays and Paryushan) in this year was rewarded to do shanti dhaara.
List of people who pledged do dev-darshan. I would like to congratulate all of them in their spiritual journey and offer anumodana.
Ravinder Vijaya – 251 days
Akash Apoorva – 52 days
Rishi Nidhi – 21 days
Vikash Neha – 21 days
Pinkesh Anamika – 16 days
Raaj  Surekha – 7 days
Vijay Manisha – 5 days

With this arrangement, we should be able to open SJM all 365 days of the year! This is like a dream come true!
Please forgive me if I missed anyone here. For those, who were not there on last Sunday for Shantidhaara and could not make a pledge, please reply to this email with your pledges. We will add it to the list.

Updates on Paryushan schedule :
Sugandh Dashmi (dhoop dasam)– Wednesday September 19th
We have extended temple hours to observe Sugandh Dashmi (dhoop dasam).
Dhoop can be offered in the morning from 9am to 10am after Pooja is completed and in the evening 6pm to 7pm on Wednesday 19th September.

New Programs:
I am excited to announce two new programs in this paryushan –
Jain Bingo on Friday September 21st in the evening after pravachan is completed.
Jain Fancy Dress competition on Saturday September 22nd in the evening after pravachan is completed.
Please register your child’s name to Tina (647-858-7979) or Nitika (647-242-6314) by September 20th if you would like your child to participate in Jain Fancy dress competition.

Parana ceremony for Akshat Shah :
Akshat, son of Ashish-Amita Shah and an alumni of SJM pathshala, a second generation Canadian, is on his to way to complete 5 upvaas today. You are invited to join his parna ceremony on Wednesday September 19th between 9am to 10am in SJM. You can send your anumodna/wishes in a personal message directly to Ashsihbhai @ 416-833-7172.
Updated Paryushan schedule at a glance is given below.
Samayik Paath Swadhyay –
Please visit SJM you tube channel. We have posted Samayik Paath swadhyay series in preparation for the Pratikraman this Sunday.
Best Regards,
Advisor, SJM
Tel [m] 647-987-8643
247 Park Lawn Road, Toronto

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