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New Year, EC Oath, & Samanijis’ Mangal Kamana Samaroh – Mon, Jan 1, 2018
Holi Milan & Samanijis’ Swagat Samaroh – Sun, Mar 11
AGM & Path of Ahimsa – Mahaveer Jayanti, Akshay Tritiya & Tribute to Gurus – Sat, Apr 21
8-Day Saturday Yoga & Preksha Meditation Workshop – Sat Apr 28 – Sat Jun 30
Gyanotsav (Festival of Knowledge) – Sat, Jun 2
Annual Spiritual Family Camp (Discourses, Yoga, Meditation) – Fri-Sun, Jun 8-10
Satsang & Workshop with Padmashree Prahlad Tipanyaji – Sat, June 16
Summer Camp for Children – Mon-Thu, Aug 13-16
JVB Family Picnic – Sat, Aug 18
Paryushan – Fri-Fri, Sep 7-14
Kshamapana Diwas (Festival of Forgiveness) – Sat, Sep 15
Bhikshu Jaap & Bhajan Sandhya – Sat, Sep 22
Mahaveer Nirvan & Diwali Milan – Sat, Nov 17
Thanksgiving Festival – Sat, Nov 24
8 Day Weekend Agam Workshop – Nov & Dec Dates TBD
New Year & Samanijis’ Mangal Kamana Samaroh – Tue, Jan 1, 2019