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New Year, AGM, EC Oath & Samanijis’ Mangal Kamana Samaroh – Jan 1, 2017
Holi Milan & Samanijis’ Swagat Samaroh – Sat, March 25
Path of Ahimsa – Mahaveer Jayanti, Akshay Tritiya & Tribute to Gurus – Sat, May 6
Gyanshala & Youth Forum Annual Day – Sat, June 3
Annual Spiritual Family Camp – Fri-Sun, June 16-18
International Yoga Day Celebration – Sun, June 25
Paryushan – Sat-Sat, August 19-26
Kshamapana & Bhikshu Jaap – Sat, September 9
Diwali Milan – Sat, October 21st
8 Day Weekend Agam Workshop – Sat-Sun, Nov 11, 12, 18, 19, Dec 2, 3, 9, 10
Gyanshala & Youth Forum Holiday Community Activity – December