Thursday, December 25, 2008

Jain Shivirs by Jyoti Kothari

Jyoti Kothari is teaching and conducting Jain Shivirs (Religious camps) for youngsters, college and university students, women, business persons and professionals etc. since 1981. He has started teaching from a camp in Kolkata 1981. since then he has taught and conducted different types of camps all over India and abroad.
He has been teaching Jain monks and nuns since 1986 and also guiding scholars for their Doctorate and post doctorate thesis. He has been also engaged in research programme of various Indian and foreign universities.
Kolkata in West Bengal (Twice)
Delhi, the Capital of India
Mumbai in Maharashtra
Chennai in Tamilnadu
Kochin in Kerala
Sangli in Maharashtra
Jaipur in Rajasthan (Five times)

Bikaner in Rajasthan (Twice)
Barmer in Rajasthan
Raipur in Chhattisgarh
Durg in Chhattisgarh
Kavardha in Chhattisgarh
Nawapara-Rajim in Chhattisgarh
Balaghat in Chhattisgarh
Chas-Bokaro in Jharkhand
Bermo in Jharkhand

 and some other places.

Paryushanas of Jyoti Kothari

Jyoti Kothari has been volunteering himself for Paryushana program since last 25 years. He started doing this from Gangapur city in Rajasthan 1984. Since then he had been in many places in India and abroad for the purpose. Normally he goes to a place where there is no Chaturmasa of Sadhu-Sadhvis. He will be in Kolkata for Paryushana this year 2009.
His Paryushanas:
Gangapur city in Rajasthan
Durg in Chhattisgarh
Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh
Gwallior in Madhya Pradesh (Twice)
Indore in Madhya pradesh (Twice)
Chandrapur in Maharashtra
Malegaon in Maharashtra
Delhi, the capital of India
Patna in Bihar
Jaipur in Rajasthan
Ajmer in Rajasthan
Bharatpur in Rajasthan
Vyabar in Rajasthan
Lucknow in Uttar Prades
Bangkok in Thailand (Twice)
Tokyo in Japan

My paryushana 2008

Jyoti Kothari had been invited for preaching Paryushana in Tokyo. It was an eight days programme.
Pravachana on sacred Jain text the Kalpasutra had been delivered daily. Daily praticramana along with Pakshika on chaturdashi and Samvatsarika on the last day of the Paryushana were also conducted.
The Tokyo Jain Sangha also organized Samuhika Kshamapana and Sadharmi vatsalya. Daily pooja was conducted in the Vasupujya swami temple.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008


Dear Tokyo Jains,

The auspicious Mahaparva Paryushana has started on 27Th Aug. and will continue till 3rd Sept, The Samvatsari.

Besides the programme organised by the Sangha, you can put your questions here which I will try to answer.

You can also send your feed back, suggestions etc.


Jyoti Kothari