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Jain Center of Greater Boston (JCGB)

The Jain Center of Greater Boston was established in 1973 and, in 1981, was the first center to have a temple. JCGB also sponsors The Jain Way of Life and serves over 300 families in the Greater Boston Area. It offers a variety of services including a Jain Pathshala, a Jain directory of North American Jain families while helping live and share the Jain Way of Life.
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Recent Temple Activities
On January 1, 2020, Jain Center of Greater Boston had organized Navkar Mantra Jaap at their Jain Center to start the New Year with all positivities. They also had Bhaktamar Paath and later everyone enjoyed homemade snacks.

On August 11, 2019, Jain Center of Greater Boston had their annual picnic at the Hopkinton State Park. Everyone enjoyed a lot. The day was fun-filled with music, games, and food.

In June 2019, they had JCGB Got Talent, where the children and youths participated in the event and showcased their talents.

In May 2019, team Ahimsa of Jain Center of Greater Boston (JCGB) participated in the Walk for Hunger. The event raises awareness about hunger and funds to support programs across Massachusetts that help residents access food!

Jain Center of Greater Boston celebrated Mahavir Jayanti on Sunday, April 28th. Where they did a presentation of 16 Auspicious Dreams of Mata Trishala, performance, exhibition and presentations by Pathshala students. Here are some photos from the event.

Another amazing winter camp successfully organized by a bunch of teachers at Jain Center of Greater Boston. Kids participated in dance, yoga, projects, and presentations on Jainism. They also had a special guest speaker to talk about Food Waste. The center thanks to all the sponsors who make this bit easy on the parents. It was wonderful to see the creativity, intelligence, and presence of mind of these young kids.

Jain Center of Greater Boston celebrated Diwali 2018 with much enthusiasm. Pathshala kids performed dance and skit, while adults discussed over the future plans of the Jain Center. Here are some photos from the celebrations.

Jain Center of Greater Boston (JCGB) celebrates 18 days of Paryushana and Das Lakshan Parva every year. This year we had labh of two distinguished scholars from India – Prof. Abhay Doshi of Mumbai University during the Paryushana Parva and Dr. Abhay Dagedeji for Das Laxan Parva. Dr. Abhayji concluded the Das Laxan Parva with beautiful Das Laxan Vidhan and Pratikraman.

The Tapasvi Bahuman and Swamivatshalya program were celebrated on Sunday, September 30, 2018. The names of tapsavis who did 8 or more Tapascharya are listed below. A small skit depicting “Sat Sukh and Delusion of Sukh” was performed by Shrimad Swadhyay group and was very well received.

Last week JOY group of Jain Center Greater of Boston (JCGB) participated in 50th annual Walk for Hunger and 5K run. It started at 9 AM to walk as many miles as you can. The cause aimed to take on 20 miles and raise money to end hunger in Massachusetts. Few YJP members also joined JOY team.

Jain Center of Greater Boston had great Diwali celebrations. They started celebration with Namokar Mantra by Mummies and kids followed by amazing performances by Pathshala kids during the. Kudos to all the teachers who have worked so hard along with the kids. JCGB appreciates to all the volunteers who are always ready and willing to do selfless services.

Jain Center of Greater Boston celebrated Paryushan and Das Lakshan with great enthusiasm and spirit. For this year’s Paryushan pravachan, we were fortunate enough to have Sadhviji Dr. Sahejaji with us who believes that religion should not be confined to traditions but also be practiced in our daily conduct. Sadhviji’s morning pravachan covered "Loggass Sutra Vivechan" and evening pravachan were about Life of Lord Mahavir from different angles. Specially focusing the children, Sadhviji encouraged us to celebrate Mahavir Janm Mahotsav and conducted Pratikraman in simple English so children could grasp the essence of Pratikraman.

For this year’s Das Lakshan pravachan, we invited Pandit Tikamchandji Jain who possesses great breadth and depth on Jainology. Panditji’s daily pravachan covered Panchastika book and ten Dharma. Panditji also conducted Panch Parmeshthi Vidhan which is probably the largest vidhan conducted at JCGB this year.

At the end of Paryushan and Das Lakshan, we had a Kshmavani Day Celebration. The program included Kshamavani message, rewards to children for doing small austerities and Tapasvis' bahuman, followed by Sangh Swamivatslya.

JCGB will be participating in a Sidhhachalam Yatra from at the end of September 2013. For more details, please visit...

Center President & JAINA Director
Center President

Haresh Tamboli
JAINA Director

Haresh Tamboli
JAINA Director

Neela S Shah
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Jain Center of Greater Boston
556 Nichols St.
Norwood, MA 02062
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April-October 7:00am-8:00pm
November-March 7:00am-6:00pm
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