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Jain Center of America - JCA
The Jain Center of America was the first Jain Center organized and registered in the United States in 1976. JCA was awarded the "Best Religious Building" award in 2005, the same year the Center celebrated its Pratishta Mahotsav. JCA is known for its Asthapad Maha Tirth, which is made out of natural crystal stone and features all 24 Tirthankaras carved from precious and semi-precious gemstones. JCA offers activities for all sects and age groups, from Pathshala to seniors activities to Chaudas Pratikraman to Abhishek and poojas.
Recent Temple Activities
Last month, Jain Center of America had Shri Siddha Chakra Pujan at the temple. Here some pictures:




Jain Center of America (JCA), New York celebrated Mahavir Janma Kalyanak program on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Mahavir Janma Kalyanak started with morning filled with spirituality at JCA-NY temple and colorful fun celebration at John Bowne High School in the evening followed by Swami vatsalya with the entire community.

The evening cultural program had more than 300 participants who presented 16 programs. Participants came from New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Long Island. The program was attended by 1500+ people making it one of the highest attended Mahavir Janma Kalyanak program. This has all been made possible due to contribution and the community spirit of all the members and friends of JCA, who helped in making this a highly successful and memorable event.

Jain Center of America had Gautam Swami Pujan on January 22, 2017. Here are some Pujan photographs:
JCA recently celebrated the eighth Pratishtha Anniversary in June 2013. For more information, visit...
www.nyjaincenter.org.


151 members of Jain Center of America, NY with a desire, a dream, a bhaav to cross the borders and do darshan, pooja and aarti as such decided to take 2016 Chaitya Paripati to Toronto, Canada.On October 1, 2016, they visited Siddhachalam and also met the JAINA team. From there,they went to Buffalo, which has an amazing temple. Jain temple is nestled in the beautiful Hindu temple.

On 2nd October,2016 they were on their way to the 1008 Adinath Jinalaya and upon seeing the “Maanstambh” at the outside, they all felt elated and the Darshan inside were just heavenly blissful. The temple of Jain Society of Toronto was their next destination. Rochester does not have a temple, but they do their pooja in India Cultural Center and they had arranged for Choviaar. In 2 days they had visited 5 Derasars and the trip ended with fond memories.
Center President & JAINA Director
Center President

Kalpana Gandhi
917-744-9138
kalinuc@yahoo.com
JAINA Director

Abhay Kothari
516-352-5588,516-314-6937
ukothari@verizon.net
JAINA Director

Rajeev Pandya
718-816-0083,917-783-7017
rajeevkpandya@gmail.com
JAINA Director

Sunil K Daga
917-513-4437,718-997-7009
sdaga84248@aol.com
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Jain Center of America
4311 Ithaca St.
Flushing, NY 11373
Temple Hours
7:00am-8:00pm.
www.nyjaincenter.org
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