“Path of Ahimsa” – JVB celebrates Akshay Tritiya, Acharya Abhinandan & Mother’s day

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By Shashank Jain

Houston: JVB Preksha Meditation Center held a unique event celebrating Akshay Tritiya, Acharya Abhinandan and Mother’s day, on Sunday May 11th 2014. The event was aptly titled – “Path of Ahimsa” which attracted 125 people and was held under the guidance of Samani Sanmati Pragyaji and Samani Jayant Pragyaji.

The program began with a special event prayer, and the unveiling of the much awaited Prayer Book designed by the Samanijis. This book was given as a gift to all mothers’ in attendance.

The program also featured an unique advertisement contest, wherein participants used their creativity to make & present commercials – on topics such as “How to control Gun Violence with Ahimsa”, ” Getting angry on kids & family – cure for this himsa”, “How to celebrate Birthday to portray Ahimsa”, “Advantages of  being Vegetarian”, “Transform your life by attending JVB”.  All the teams enthralled the audience with their witty ads and messages. The program was expertly compered by Seema Jain & Mukta Jain.

Samani Sanmati Pragya Ji & Jayant Pragya Ji presented their thoughts on the auspicious day, and talked about the importance of having a guru in life. Event was followed by a delicious lunch.  Mothers’ Day was commemorated with the ladies staying out of the kitchen, and the food serving and cleanup was done by the men folk, providing much cheer & enjoyment to the ladies.

In closing, President of JVB Houston thanked audience and presented all contestants with participation prizes. He also thanked the team full of energetic volunteers and the sponsors of this event.

The JVB Preksha Meditation Center envisions a blissful and peaceful society through Yoga, Preksha Meditation and Education of Non-violence. It conducts weekly Mediation, Yoga and Swadhyay sessions and runs special events and programs like iChoose & Camps.  Its open to all and every session or event is free of charge to its attendees. 

For more information please visit www.jvbhouston.org  or call them at 281.596.9642.