Year 2020 Schedule of Events for Jain Society of Virginia
DAYDATETITHISTIMINGPROGRAM DESCRIPTIONCOMMENTS
Friday12/27/2019Posh Sud Ekam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Wednesday1/1/2020Posh Sud Chhath8:30 AM – 11:00 AMNew Year Snatra Puja 
Saturday1/11/2020Posh Vad Ekam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMPuja and Aarti 
Sunday1/12/2020Posh Vad Bij8:30 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMeditation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Wednesday1/22/2020Posh Vad Teras8:30 AM – 11:00 AMMeru Teras 
Saturday1/25/2020Maha Sud Ekam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMMeruteras Puja 
Sunday1/26/2020Maha Sud Bij8:30 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMeditation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Tuesday2/4/2020Maha Sud Dasam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMBig Day Puja 
Sunday2/9/2020Maha Sud Poonam8:30 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMeditation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Friday2/14/2020Maha Vad Chhath8:30 AM – 11:00 AM  
Sunday2/16/2020Maha Vad Atham8:30 AM – 12:00 PMSunday PujaSwamivatsalya
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMeditation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Sunday2/23/2020Maha Vad Amas8:30 AM – 12:00 PMSunday PujaSwamivatsalya
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMeditation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Monday2/24/2020Fagan Sud Ekam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Monday3/2/2020Fagan Sud Satam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMAshtanhika Parv Start 
Sunday3/8/2020Fagan Sud Chaudas8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday PujaSwamivatsalya
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
06:00 PM – 08:00 PMChaumasi Chaudas-Pratikraman
Monday3/9/2020Fagan Sud Poonam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMAshtanhika Parv End 
Monday3/16/2020Fagan Vad Atham8:30 AM – 11:00 AMVarshitap Arambh 
Saturday3/21/2020Fagan Vad Baras8:30 AM – 11:00 AMNav Padji Ni Puja 
Sunday3/22/2020Fagan Vad Teras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday PujaSwamivatsalya
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Wednesday3/25/2020Chaitra Sud Ekam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Tuesday3/31/2020Chaitra Sud Satam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Wednesday4/1/2020Chaitra Sud Atham8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Thursday4/2/2020Chaitra Sud Nom8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Friday4/3/2020Chaitra Sud Dasam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Saturday4/4/2020Chaitra Sud Agyaras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Sunday4/5/2020Chaitra Sud Baras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Monday4/6/2020Chaitra Sud Teras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, AyambilShri Mahavir Janma Kalyanak
Tuesday4/7/2020Chaitra Sud Chaudas8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Wednesday4/8/2020Chaitra Sud Poonam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Saturday4/11/2020Chaitra Vad Choth8:30 AM – 11:00 AMSantra Puja on Mahavir Janma KalyanakMahavir Janma Kalyanak Celebrations
11:30 AM – 01:30 PMKids Play & Perfomance
01:00 PM – 02:30 PMSwamivatsalya
03:00 PM – 04:30 PMMahavir Janma Kalyanak  Speech
10:00 AM – 05:00 PMMahavir Janma Kalyanak Celebrations
Sunday4/12/2020Chaitra Vad Pancham8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Sunday4/19/2020Chaitra Vad Baras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Friday4/24/2020Vaishakh Sud Ekam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Sunday4/26/2020Vaishakh Sud Trij8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Sunday5/3/2020Vaishakh Sud Dasam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Sunday5/24/2020Jeth Sud Bij8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday PujaBesto Mahino
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala 
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation 
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya 
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay 
Sunday6/7/2020Jeth Vad Bij8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Friday6/13/2020 8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja1st Temple Anniversary, Followed By Swamivatsalya
Eighteen Abhishek
12:00 PM – 2:00 PMSwamivatsalya
07:30 PM – 10:00 PMTBD
Monday6/22/2020Ashadh Sud Ekam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Saturday6/27/2020Ashadh Sud Satam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMAshtanhika Parv Start 
Saturday7/4/2020Ashadh Sud Chaudas8:30 AM – 11:00 AM Snatra Puja 
06:00 PM – 08:00 PMChaumasi Chaudas-Pratikraman 
Tuesday7/21/2020Shravan Sud Ekam8:30 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Sunday8/9/2020Shravan Vad Chhath8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Saturday8/15/2020Shravan Vad Agyaras08:00 AM – 11:00 AMSunday PujaParyushan Day-1
11:15 AM – 12:30 PMPravachan (AM)
12:30 PM – 02:00 PMEkasana
06:15 PM – 07:15 PMPratikraman
  
07:30 PM – 08:30 PMPravachan (PM)
08:30 PM – 10:00 PMBhavna, Aarti, Mangal Divo
Sunday8/16/2020Shravan Vad Baras08:00 AM – 11:00 AMSnatra PujaParyushan Day-2 (Mahavirswami Janma Vanchan, Swapna Darshan, Astha-Mangal Darshan)
10:00 AM – 01:00 PMSwapna Darshan
01:00 PM – 03:00 PMEkasana & Swamivatsalya
06:15 PM – 07:15 PMPratikraman
07:30 PM – 07:45 PMAarti, Mangal Divo
Monday8/17/2020Shravan Vad Teras08:00 AM – 11:00 AMSnatra Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, Shanti KalashParyushan Day-3
11:15 AM – 12:30 PMPravachan (AM)
12:30 PM – 02:00 PMEkasana
06:15 PM – 07:15 PMPratikraman
07:30 PM – 08:30 PMPravachan (PM)
08:30 PM – 10:00 PMBhavna, Aarti, Mangal Divo
Tuesday8/18/2020Shravan Vad Chaudas08:00 AM – 11:00 AMSnatra Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, Shanti KalashParyushan Day-4
11:15 AM – 12:30 PMPravachan (AM)
12:30 PM – 02:00 PMEkasana
07:30 PM – 08:30 PMPravachan (PM)
08:30 PM – 10:00 PMBhavna, Aarti, Mangal Divo
05:00 PM – 07:15 PMPratikraman (Chaudash)
Wednesday8/19/2020Shravan Vad Amas08:00 AM – 11:00 AMSnatra Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, Shanti KalashParyushan Day-5
11:15 AM – 12:30 PMPravachan (AM)
12:30 PM – 02:00 PMEkasana
06:15 PM – 07:15 PMPratikraman
07:30 PM – 08:30 PMPravachan (PM)
08:30 PM – 10:00 PMBhavna, Aarti, Mangal Divo
09:30 PM – 10:00 PMChildrens Prabhavana
Thursday8/20/2020Bhadarvo Sud Bij10:00 AM – 11:15 AMSnatra Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, Shanti KalashParyushan Day-6
11:15 AM – 12:30 PMPravachan (AM)
12:30 PM – 02:00 PMEkasana
06:15 PM – 07:15 PMPratikraman
07:30 PM – 08:30 PMPravachan (PM)
08:30 PM – 10:00 PMBhavna, Aarti, Mangal Divo
Friday8/21/2020Bhadarvo Sud Trij08:00 AM – 11:00 AMSnatra Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, Shanti KalashParyushan Day-7 (Tapasvi Bahuman)
11:15 AM – 12:30 PMPravachan (AM)
12:30 PM – 02:00 PMEkasana
06:15 PM – 07:15 PMPratikraman
07:30 PM – 08:30 PMPravachan (PM)
08:30 PM – 09:45 PMTapasvi Bahuman
09:45 PM – 10:00 PMAarti, Mangal Divo
Saturday8/22/2020Bhadarvo Sud Choth08:00 AM – 11:00 AMSnatra Puja, Aarti, Mangal Divo, KalashParyushan Day-8 (Samvatsari MahaParv, Barsa Sutra Vanchan, Samvatsari Pratikraman, Pars-par Kshamapana)
10:30 AM – 12:15 PMBarsa Sutra Vadhavanu & Vanchan
12:30 PM – 02:00 PMEkasana
05:00PM – 09:00 PMPratikraman
09:00 PM – 09:30 PMAarti, Mangal Divo
Sunday8/23/2020Bhadarvo Sud Panch07:00 AM – 08:30 AMSnatra Puja,Sakal Sangh Parna
08:30 AM – 09:00 AMTapasvi Procession
09:00 AM – 01:00 PMSakal Sangh Parna
09:30 AM – 11:00 AMDas Lakshan Puja
Sunday9/6/2020Bhadarvo Vad Choth10:00 AM – 01:00 PMKshamavani CelebrationsSwamivatsalya
Thursday9/10/2020Bhadarvo Vad Atham Rohini Vrat 
Sunday9/13/2020Bhadarvo Vad Agyaras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & Swadhyay
Friday9/18/2020Adhik Asho Sud Ekam08:00 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
   8:00 AM – 12:00 PMGirnar Tirth Ni 99 Prakari Puja 
   09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala 
   11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation 
   12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya 
Sunday9/20/2020Adhik Asho Sud Choth02:00 PM – 03:30 PMStudy & SwadhyaySwamivatsalya
Sunday9/27/2020Adhik Asho Sud Agyaras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
Sunday10/11/2020Adhik Asho Vad Nom8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
Saturday10/17/2020Asho Sud Ekam08:00 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Sunday10/18/2020Asho Sud Bij8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
Friday10/23/2020Asho Sud Satam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Saturday10/24/2020Asho Sud Atham8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Sunday10/25/2020Asho Sud Nom8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Monday10/26/2020Asho Sud Dasam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Tuesday10/27/2020Asho Sud Agyaras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Wednesday10/28/2020Asho Sud Baras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Thursday10/29/2020Asho Sud Teras8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Friday10/30/2020Asho Sud Chaudas8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Saturday10/31/2020Asho Sud Poonam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSnatra Puja, Mini Siddha-Chakra Pujan, Ayambil 
Sunday11/1/2020Asho Vad Ekam08:00 AM – 11:00 AMAyambil Oli ParnaParna For Tapasvis Only
   
   
10:00 AM – 01:00 PMAntaray Karma Nivaran PujaSwamivatsalya
Sunday11/8/2020Asho Vad Satam8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
Saturday11/14/2020Asho Vad Chaudas08:00 PM – 09:30 PMMahavir Swami / Gautam Swami – Jaap 
Sunday11/15/2020Kartak Sud Bij08:00 AM – 12:00 AMNew Year – Dhwar Opening / Monthly Snatra PujaBestu Varas
   11:00 AM – 01:00 PMCultral Program 
   12:30 PM – 02:00 PMSwamivatsalya 
   02:30 PM – 04:00 PMKids activities and Cultral Dance 
Thursday11/19/2020Kartak Sud Pacham08:00 AM – 11:00 AMGyan Pancham Pujan 
Saturday11/21/2020Kartak Sud Satam10:00 AM – 03:00 PMJSGD Diwali Celebration Ashtanhika Parv StartsSwamivatsalya
Sunday11/22/2020Kartak Sud Atham8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
Thursday11/26/2020Kartak Sud Baras09:30 AM – 12:00 PMThanks Giving – Navkaar Jaap (JOY) 
Sunday11/29/2020Kartak Sud Chaudas8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
Monday11/30/2020Kartak Sud Poonam08:00 AM – 11:00 AMAshtanhika Parv End / Rohini Vrat 
Sunday12/6/2020Kartak Vad Chhath8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya
Tuesday12/15/2020Magsar Sud Ekam08:00 AM – 11:00 AMMonthly Snatra PujaBesto Mahino
Sunday12/20/2020Magsar Sud Chhath8:00 AM – 12:00 PMSunday Puja 
09:45 AM – 12:00 PMStudent Pathshala
11:15 AM – 12:00 PMMedidation
12:00 – 01:30 PMSwamivatsalya