Jain Vishwa Bharati of North America, New Jersey

A Center for Non-Violent Way of Life

JVBNA Iselin Center – 151 Middlesex Ave, Iselin, NJ 08830

JVBNA Center for Peace & Preksha Meditation – 155 Front St, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

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Upcoming Events

  • 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

Ongoing Regular Sessions