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Like every year, this year also, we will have arrangements for Ekashana at the Center.


A sincere request to all to help us manage the ekashana's effectively.




  • EKASHANA will start from September 10th thru 16th.

  • No Ekashana on last day of PARYUSHAN Parv (Samvatsari day)

  • Anybody planing to do Ekashana, MUST RSVP, by calling a day before or latest before 8.30 AM on the day of your ekasana so we can plan accordingly for the food & number of Ekashana.

  • Anybody planing to do Ekashna need to bring there own boiled water. No boiled water will be available at the temple. Please bring your own boiled water.

  • No seating for Ekashana after 12:30 PM. Also all the people who has RSVP will get Ekashana passes at the front office. They will be seated on a first-come-first-serve basis. No one else can be seated without an RSVP. NO passes NO seating. Please help us serve better by RSVP. Your cooperation is highly  appreciated.

  • Please contact front desk in person or by phone (281) 606-JAIN (5246) OR (713) 789-2338 for Ekashana RSVP.


We are also looking for  Ekashana & Mahavir Jayanti sponsorer.


We are also loking for volunteers to serve the food during Ekashana.


Please contact one of the following if you wish to volunteer or like to sponsor Mahavir Jayanti or Ekashana. You may also contact them if you have questions.


Kamlesh Shah  (832) 858-0389

Hiren Patani     (832) 576-3666

Bhakti Jain        (832) 606-5445

Das Lakshan Parva 2015 Celebrations!



Das Lakshan Parva will be celebrated at Jain Society of Houston from September 18 - 27, 2015.  We urge you all to participate in Das Lakshan program activities with full enthusiasm.


  • Abhishek and Pooja will start at 10:00 am on the first day.  From second day, Abhishek and Pooja starts at 9:15 AM.

  • Every night, swadhyay of "Mokshmarg Prakashak" will be facilitated by Sh. Rasikbhai Sheth (Shastra can be downloaded here).

  • On September 19, 20, 26, 27 (the week-end days) we will have full day shibir.  We have planned for Bhakti, Kid's program, Jain Videos, and Animation Videos for kids.  If you want your kids to participate in "Sing a Stavan or Tell a Jain Story", please contact Amisha Kothari (832-955-1656) or Prerit Shah (201-920-6927).

  • On weekend days we will also have sessions/workshops by Dr. Sh. Sulekh Jain, Sh. Ajit Sangave and Sh. Prerit Shah (please note the times from schedule below).

  • On last day of Das Lakshan (Anant Chaturdashi), we will conduct Digambar Pratikraman. The Pratikraman will start at 5:30 PM on Sep 27th.

  • On week-end days we will have lunch and dinner arrangement. Your RSVP is appreciated so we can get accurate count.

  • On this auspicious occasion, we intend to raise contribution for Jain Society of Houston on behalf of Digambar Jain Group.  Please contact Sanjivaniben Sangave (281-450-2945) with your contribution.


For any questions with Das Lakshan program please contact

Parag Sheth    (281) 679-1020 or

Pritiben Sheth (281) 980-6404


Schedule of Programs and Activities for Das Lakshan Parva 2015
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