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PRABHAS PATAN VISA OSWAL JAIN SANGH
 

Shri Chandraprabha Jain Derasar

Dehra Seri, Prabhas Patan,

Saurashtra, Gujarat – 362268

Contact – 02876-231638

We, the community of Prabhaspatan Visa Oswal Jain Sangh are the natives of holy place Prabhaspatan popularly known as Somnath Patan. Prabhaspatan is located on the sea shore of Saurashtra about 7 kms. south of Veraval (Vallabhipur) the popular harbor of Saurashtra, Gujarat. This is place where Lord Shivas Shiva’s world famous Somnath temple with its first Jyotirling is located. Prabhaspatan is located near Triveni Sangam where three sacred rivers Hiran, Saraswati and Kapila meet. This is the same place where Lord Krishna of Yadhav dynasty died. And this is the same place where our derasar (temple) of 8th Tirthankar Shree Chandraprabh Swami located with its most unique architectural design of nine Gabharas.

We are the descendents of Oswals having our origin in a small village called Ossiya near Jodhpur in Rajastan. By religion we follow Jainism and are subcategorized as Jain Svetambur Murti-Pujak Sangh.

Prabhaspatan Visa Oswal Jain Sangh is a very small community having a population of around 1500. At present we are largely concentrated in Mumbai, Prabhaspatan and Veraval along with United States (USA) and United Kingdom (UK). By profession, we are the business class community.

Charitable Trust

1. Shri Prabhas Patan Visa Oswal Jain Kelavani Mandal

2. Shri Prabhas Patan Jain Sahayak Fund

3. Shri Prabhas Patan Jain Dispensary at ( Prabhas Patan, Saurashtra )

1. Shri Prabhas Patan Visa Oswal Jain Kelavani Mandal

This Trust was established in year 1962-1963 with the intention of providing scholarship/help to the students of less privileged families. This Trust has one permanent seat in Mahavir Jain Vidyalaya.

In this academic year (2004-05), the trust has disbursed Rs. 1,31,000/- to 27 28 students.

Name of trustees and Contact information:-

1. Jawahar Harakchand Vasanji (2380-4524, 2385-9405)

2. Ashwin Ratilal Premji (2387-3383)

2. Shri Prabhas Patan Jain Sahayak Fund

This Trust was formed with the intention of helping the less privileged members/families of the community.

Trustees:

1. Harkishandas Harakchand Makanjee (2269-0398)

3. Shri Prabhas Patan Jain Dispensary at ( Prabhas Patan, Saurashtra )

Established in year 1946 (Vikram Samvat -- 2001).

Dr. Harilal Jain is in charge of this dispensary. Every day, an average of 125 patients receives medical help.

This dispensary has medical facilities related to X-ray, dental, eye-care and general health.

Trustees:

1. Harkishandas Harakchand Makanjee (2269-0398)

2. Narendra Kantilal Premji (2407-3761)

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