New Opening of Dharnidhar Padmavati Jain Temple in Virginia USA

Jain Temple Virginia is a USA based non-profit organization, where members aim to build locally accessible organization.

Online PR News – 24-April-2014 – Virginia – Jain Temple Virginia is a USA based non-profit organization, where members aim to build locally accessible organization for northern and southern Virginia Jain Community to worship together and achieve all goals mentioned in Bylaws. Currently there are 67 Jain temples in whole United State. Virginia does not have any Jain temple even though there are more than 250 Jain families in only Northern Virginia and almost 400 in Southern Virginia. Various activities associate with Jainism like Pathshala, Swadhyay, Youth Group, Women Group, Senior Forum, Yoga etc., are taken place at the premises of Jain Temple at Virginia. The organization has registered to IRS 501 (C) (3) to form a non-for profit Virginia organization on July 9, 2013 to achieve the goal of teaching and passing down the values of Jain religion to next generation.

The temple in Virginia is getting tremendous support, motivation and money to make this project successful, and we have got land. The organization has already found place on Centerview Dr, Chantilly, Virginia having 4500 sq feet for temple. The plan is to complete inside work for Dharnidhar - Padmavati Jain Temple by end of May 2014, and Pratishtha is planned on June 29th, 2014 . The temple will have main idol of Sankheswara Parshwanath Baghwan in middle (Big idol), Adeshwar Bhagwan and Mahavir Swami Bhagwan on the sides (Middle idols), and Ghantakarna Mahavir and Padmavati Mata statues with their own Gabhara at the end. We will also keep space for 24 Trithankar Bhumati and will planned for Bhumati Pratishtha later.

Murtis (Anjansalakar):

1. 27" Shankheshwar Pashwanth Murti + Parikar 6"
2. 21" Adinath Murti + Parikar 6"
3. 21" Mahavir Murti + Parikar 6"
4. 19" Padmavati Devi Murti + Parikar
5. 19" Ghantakaran Mahavir with platform 6”

Upcoming Events and Pratishtha - 2014

Snatra or Poojan May 10th, Saturday, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Snatra or Poojan June 7th, Saturday, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Derasar Pratishtha June 26th to June 30th (4 Days Program) (Pratishtha will be on June 29th)


3656 Centerview Dr Unit 5, Chantilly, VA 20151
Contact No. : 703-984-9075
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