Dimapur, November 19: Jain families of Chhapra (Rajasthan) staying at Dimapur organised a special prayer meet at Dimapur Jain temple in front of Lord Adinath, Bahubali & Bharat Swami for world peace, in the presence of the lady Jain monk 105 Vindhyashree & her colleagues on November 16.
Pawan Kumar Sethi, President, Digambar Jain Samaj, Chhapra got the opportunity to establish Lord on the Mandalaji while Dr. Bijay kumar Sethi got the opportunity for Peace Shower on the Lord. Coincidentally, 16th November is the death anniversary of Dr. Sethi’s father Late Kanhaiyalal Sethi who was the first Gaon Bura of Dimapur. Thereafter, prayers were held for world peace with the mantra chanting by Pandit Rahul Shastri.
Earlier, fifteen committees were formed for the smooth conduct of the event in a timely manner i.e. within ten days of the concept suggested by the members. More than 200 people participated in the event, including 21 couples. A feast was organised for all the partakers in the peace prayers.
Pawan Kumar Sethi, President of the Shri Digamber Jain Mandir, Chhapra, Rajasthan was present with his wife Panna Devi, besides President & Secretary & many more executive members of S. D. Jain Samaj, Dimapur in the day-long programs. Sethi also informed that 206 year old Chhapra Jain temple was established in 1813.
Weekly 2-hours Namokar chanting was conducted in the evening at Jain Bhawan, after Aarati in the temple. More than 200 Jain families of Chhapra are engaged in various businesses across the country & beyond too, majorly as industrialists & traders & engaged in the dedicated service of the nation & the society in their own ways.
Sethi informed that the lone reason of organising the prayers was to bring all the Chhapra Jain families under one banner for the renovation of the Chhapra Jain temple. He also expressed his gratitude towards all the participants & well-wishers who have contributed directly or indirectly in the successful conduct of prayer meet. Many of the participants handsomely donated for the renovation of the temple.
(Page News Service)