Hindu Temple of Las Vegas
Jain Center of Las Vegas
1701 Sageberry Drive, Las Vegas NV 89144
(A Non Profit Organization)
This is a reminder newsletter for Sri Ganesh Chaturthi and Sri Ganesh Visarjan Poojas that will take place at the Temple on September 11th and September 19th.
Sri Ganesh Chaturthi:
Sept 11 (Saturday) 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lord Ganesh is one of the most popular deities worshipped by people all over India. Ganapathy is the Lord of Knowledge and is invoked at the commencement of any function. He protects his devotees from any obstacles. This festival marks the birth of Lord Ganesh.
Please click on the link below for Pooja and Sponsorship details.
Sri Ganesh Visarajan:
Sept 19 (Sunday) 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The culmination of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations is the most important Ganesh Immersion ceremony. Immersion will take place in the Temple Patio after Ganesh Puja in the Main Temple.
Our Thanks to the Marathi Mandal of Las Vegas for sponsoring the lunch, decorations, fruits and flowers. Our thanks also to Dr. Lata Shete and Dr. R. D. Prabhu for sponsoring the Lunch.
Jain Paryushan Parva:
Sept 4 (Sun) – Sept 11 (Sun)
Paryushan Parva is an annual religious festival observed by Jains. Considered auspicious and sacred, it is observed to deepen the awareness as a physical being in conjunction with spiritual observations. Please join us in celebrating Paryushan Parva at the Temple. Please contact Kirti Shah for more information.
Sept 12 (Sun) 12:30 pm (after aarthi)
The Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation is a charitable trust that initiates, supports, and runs non-formal one-teacher schools (popularly known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India, particularly in the remote and underserved tribal areas. With the participation of numerous non-profit trusts and organizations, this program has now become the greatest non-governmental education movement in the country. A 30 minute presentation on this program will be shown at the Temple on September 12thafter Noon Aarthi. There will be a question and answer session after the presenation.