• Region

    Mid-Atlantic

  • Where


    43-11 Ithaca St
    Elmhurst, New York 11373

  • Starts

    November 06, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

  • Ends

    November 08, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

YJA Celebrates Diwali - Jain Center of America

Event Description

Jai Jinendra, New York! Happy Diwali to all! The Jain Center of America will be hosting its Diwali Celebration Program at the Center (43-11 Ithaca St, Elmhurst, NY 11373) Tuesday, November 6 to Thursday, November 8, 2018. 

Kalichaudas Day - Tuesday, November 6, 2018
24 hrs Akhand Jaap - Starts @ 8:00 AM on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 
(2nd Floor)
Ends @ 8:00 AM on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 
(Please participate and give your names to JCA Office with available time slot.)
Chaudas Pakkhi Pratikraman - Prartikrman Starts @ 6:00 PM (3rd Floor)
Deepawali Day - Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Shri Adinath Jinalay - Diwali Pooja & Nirvaan Ladoo - Starts @ 9:00 AM (3rd Floor)
Murti Abhishek, Puja, Nirvaan Laadu & Aarti followed by Swamivatsalya
New Year Day - Thursday, November 8, 2018
JCA Dwaar opening by Nakro - @ 6:00 - 6:15 AM
Main Dwaar - $501
Mahavir Swami Temple - $251
Sthanak Hall - $251
Adinath Temple - $251
Shrimad Hall - $251
Dadawadi Temple - $251
Ashtapad Dwaar - $251
Kitchen - $251
    Note: Maximum 2 family members can participate, and requested to be on time at 6:00 AM.
Prakshal Puja & Nirvaan ladoo - @ 6:30 AM (2nd Floor)
Dadawadi Nirvaan Ladoo Puja - Starts @ 6:45 AM (2nd Floor)
Ladoo offering ceremony followed by Gautam Raas and Shatrunjay Raas.
New Year Navsmaran and Manglik - @ 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (2nd Floor Upashray) 
If anyone like to participate to recite Navsmaran Maglik, please give your name at JCA
First New Year Puja - @ 9:00 AM
Lucky draw for first Puja will be done after Manglik at Upashraya, 2nd floor.
(Please give your names for the lucky draw for the first Puja, at the JCA office. 3 Bhagyashali Parivaar will be able to take the laabh of first Puja.)
* Puja clothes is a MUST to take part in the First Puja.
New Year Snatra Puja - @ 9:30 AM
Nakro is $101 per family
(5 Families can take laabh for Snatra Puja and no more than 4 members per family).
Navakarshi - @ 9:00 AM (4th Floor)


Come and join us to celebrate Diwali and learn more from YJA Local Representatives present! If there are any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Achal Shah at midatlantic@yja.org