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March 2017 Newsletter                     18th Annual Declamation Contest

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Ayambil Oli And Mahavir Janma Kalyanak
Monday, April 03, 2017 to Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Ayambil Oli and Mahavir Janma Kalyanak (MJK) - April 3 to 12
JSMC is honored to have Saman Shri Shrutpragyaji and Shri Amit Kumar Barot, sangeetkar from Palitana, Gujarat during Ayambil Oli and Mahavir Janma Kalyanak Celebrations.

Tentative Schedule for the Ayambil Oli and MJK 2017.

Date

Time

Description

 

Mon, Apr 3rd to Thu, Apr 6th

11:30am to 1:30pm

Daily Ayambil (Thank you for sponsorship of $3,501 - Sejal, Dharmishta, Samta and Lilavatiben Farsubhai Bhavsar and family - towards the entire Ayambil Oli Aradhana)

10:00am to 11:30am

Morning Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

8:00pm to 9:30pm

Evening Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

 

 

Fri, Apr 7th

11:30am to 1:30pm

Daily Ayambil

10:00am to 11:30am

Morning Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Abhinav Samayik

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Bhavna by Shri Amitbhai Barot (Sangeetkar from India)

9:00pm to 10:00pm

Evening Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

 

 

 

 

Sat, Apr 8th

10:00am to 11:00am

Laghu Sidhdhachakra Poojan (in Derasar)

11:00am to 12:15pm

Morning Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Daily Ayambil & Afternoon Swamivatsalya (Sponsorship Opportunity available for $2,501. Up to three families can participate)

1:30pm to 4:00pm

Mahavir Janmotsav (Main Labharthi - $501 [only 2], 14 Swapna Darshan - $51 ea, Ashtaprakari Pooja - Gheeboli)

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Dedication Ceremony for Tilak Deris, Shashtra Sthapana Deris

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Evening Swamivatsalya (Sponsorship Opportunity available for $4,001. Up to three families can participate)

7:15pm to 10:30pm

Mangal Deep ceremony with Dignitaries and Chief Guest, Remarks by Chief Guest and Dignitary, Award Ceremony, ECBOT announcement, Cultural Program — Theme: Jains around the world

 

 

Sun, Apr 9th

9:00am to 12:00pm

Digambar Puja

10:30am to 12:00pm

Morning Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Daily Ayambil & Afternoon Swamivatsalya (Sponsorship Opportunity available for $2,001. Up to three families can participate)

1:00pm to 5:30pm

18th Annual Declamation Contest (Register Here)  (Sponsor entire Declamation Contest for $2,001)

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Evening Swamivatsalya (Sponsorship Opportunity available for $1,501. Up to three families can participate)

 

Mon, Apr 10th

11:30am to 1:30pm

Daily Ayambil

10:00am to 11:30am

Morning Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

8:00pm to 9:30pm

Evening Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

 

 

Tue, Apr 11th

10:00am onwards

Chaitri Poonam Pat Darshan (Sponsorship Opportunity available for $1,001. Multiple families can partici- pate) Ladoo Ganthia Prabhavna will be served throughout the day until Sunset

11:30am to 1:30pm

Daily Ayambil

10:00am to 11:30am

Morning Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

8:00pm to 9:30pm

Evening Pravachan by Swami Shri Shrutpragyaji

Wed, Apr 12th

8:30am to 10:30am

Ayambil Parna (Thank you for sponsorship of $1,001 - Dr. Niranjanaben Shah and Family - towards Ayambil Oli Parna)

 
JSMC welcomes partial sponsorships of $500 or more from multiple donors. Please contact General Secretary, President or any JSMC ECBOT member.

 

 
18th Annual Declamation Contest
Sunday, April 09, 2017
18th Annual Declamation Contest - Sun, Apr 9

JSMC is proud to present one of the most awaited elocution competition, the 18th Annual Declamation Contest.

This year we are having interesting topics and we are sure that with your knowledge of Jainism and its application in daily life, JSMC is eagerly awaiting to hear your views.

Sponsor the entire Declamation Contest for $2,001. Multiple families can participate.

Declamation Contest Topics:
Age 8 to 9 years
Age 10 to 13 years
Age 14 to 18 years
Age 19 and above
If I were granted 3 boons
Power of Forgiveness
Cultural Impacts on Practice of Jainism
परहितनिरता भवन्तु भूतगणाः।(may all be oriented to the welfare of others)
  
Contestant Guidelines
  • Registration deadline: Sunday, Apr 10, 2016
  • Each contestant is allowed maximum 5 min; bell will ring at 4 min mark. Penalty for taking extra time.
  • Contestant may deliver their speech in English or Hindi or Gujarati
  • Contestant will be judged based on following criteria
    • Introduction: 10 points
    • Material: 40 points (Jain Principles, originality)
    • Presentation: 20 points (speed, tone of voice, eye contact)
    • Conclusion: 10 points (Restating, concluding topics)
    • Uniqueness: 20 points
  • Final score will be determined by adding 3 judges' scores
  • Ties shall be resolved by discussion among the judges
JSMC awards three prizes in each group:
  • Prizes: 1st Place - $101, 2nd Place- $75, 3rd Place- $51
  • If there are more then 15 participants in the first 3 groups then two additional prizes will be awarded - 4th Cash Prize $51.00, 5th Cash Prize $41.00
  • For 19 and above, First three will receive trophy only
  • All participants will receive a token prize and certificate for participation  
To participate please contact Education Secretary, Jt SecretaryChairman or Pradip Shah  for more details.

 

 

Events for the Year 2017

Upcoming Events
Apr 3 to Apr 12Ayambil Oli And Mahavir Janma Kalyanak
Apr 918th Annual Declamation Contest

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