JSGD Newsletter

JOS- JSGD Organization of Seniors Group Gathering

Jai Jinendra & Pranam Society Members,

We, our JSGD - JOS Senior Group subcommittee, is happy to organize our 1st JOS – Senior Members in-person gathering of JSGD seniors at our Temple, on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at 11.30 AM.
JOS Seniors Program Details:
Date and Time: Saturday, March 11, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, at our Temple

11:30 AM -12:15 PM:
Inside the Temple, Aarti and Mangal Divo, followed by our group recital together, the "Navkar Mantra", the "Uvasaggaharam Stotra" and the "Bruhat Shanti Stotra".

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM:
Social Hall: Group Discussion for this year’s activities and suggestions for new group activities with all members participation.
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM (or longer)
Light lunch and continue group discussion.  
Note: As many of you know that this year, our Temple is celebrating its 25th anniversary in July. Yes, our Temple Pratishtha was built in 1998.
This is a free event for JOS senior members only. 
We look forward to seeing many Society seniors to participate in this in person event.
JOS – JSGD Seniors Subcommittee Co-chairs
Bipin Shah (Sohiniben)      248-842-9465
Nikhil Kothari (Smitaben)   734-999-0399
Ramesh Shah (Sheelaben) 248-661-4255

JSGD - Women's Day Celebration
(JSGD Ladies only event)

Jai Jinendra and Pranam!

JSGD Executive Committee invites you to join us for JSGD Ladies only event to celebrate Women’s Day, a fun-filled afternoon to meet, greet and enjoy a melodious entertainment put together by the women for the women of JSGD

Event is on Sunday, March 19th, 2023 at JSGD Social Hall. The program will start at 3 pm sharp.
Dress Code-Indian Traditional

RSVP will close by March 17th, 2023 - JSGD Women's Day RSVP

We look forward to see you all.

Thank you,
Executive Committee

Navpadji Ni Puja

Jai Jinendra & Pranam,
We would like to cordially invite Sakal JSGD Sangh to join us for Navpadji ni Puja on Sunday, March 25, 2023 @ 10 AM. We request everyone to join and take laabh.
The puja will be followed by Swamivatsalya.
Please kindly RSVP at Navpadji ni Puja RSVP

Ayambil Oli

Jai Jinendra,
“Ayambil Oli” will be conducted in the temple from March 29 to April 06, 2023. The timing for the Ayambil Oli will be 12.15 pm to 2.15 pm. 
Ayambil Parna will be on April 07, 2023.

If you wish to do Ayambil, please write your name on the sheets provided on the bulletin board in the temple or call Gitaben @ 734-507-9702 or Bhartiben Doshi @ 248-462-5385 at least two days in advance. This is very important as it will help volunteers prepare the food accordingly. Anyone who wants to do Ayambil is requested to bring their own Thali, Vatko, Glass, Spoon and napkin to help volunteers reduce their work.

Members who are working and cannot come to the temple for Ayambil oli, but wish to do Ayambil at home can have a family member take tiffin from the temple during the Ayambil oli hours.

We will also need volunteers to serve the food. Please write your names on the volunteer signup sheet in the temple or coordinate with Gitaben @ 734-507-9702
If you want to sponsor Ayambil Oli (Nakro is $251), please write your name on the sign-up sheet posted on the bulletin board or contact Vinay Shah at (248)-579-6553 or send an email to

Thanks for your support and cooperation.

JSGD - 29th Annual Fundraising Event announcement

Jai Jinendra and Pranam society members
The 29th Annual Fund Raising Event this year is on 29th April and the 2023 Fund raising event team is very excited to host this event.
The Fund raising event page is up and running at  We request all society members to check out the page and register for the event.
As always no event is successful without the society members participation and support. Encourage your friends, family to attend the event.
Please support our temple, our future by registering and attending the Fund Raising Event.
You should have received the invitations via postal mail, if you did not receive the invitation then please reach out to the Fund raising team.
The Fund Raising team can be reached at, please visit for further details.
2023 Fund Raising team

2023 JSGD Significant Individual Lifetime Contribution Award “Call for Nomination"

Pranam JSGD Members,

We have many volunteers and unsung heroes who have served the Jain Society and community for years who never worried about recognition, but instead served out of love, duty and responsibility towards the community. We appreciate what they have done, and what they continue to do. Thus, they will not be forgotten and should be recognized as they truly represent our culture at its best.

Starting in 2016, the BOT and EC had decided on the addition of a “Significant Individual Lifetime Contribution Award" to a senior member in appreciation for their services and contribution to our society.  The procedure, criteria and nomination form are listed below. This award will be given during our 29th Annual Fund-raising event on Saturday, 29th April 2023, at The Meridian, Farmington Hills, Michigan. The sponsor should complete a nomination form and email back to Dr. Suresh Shah at before March 25th, 2023.  The selected candidate(s) will be informed by e-mail before April 22nd, 2023. The Nominations received after the deadline will NOT be considered.  For questions, please contact Awards Committee co-chairs Suresh Shah/Hemant Shah.

Previous year’s remaining nominations will be re-considered so their nominations forms are NOT required again.

Click on the link to download the -> Nomination form details.

(Page 2 – Purpose and Qualification of the nominee.
 Page 3 – Nomination form)

Lifetime contribution Nomination Team

JSGD Telegram Group Information

Greetings Society Members! 

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Telegram group for our Society. This platform will allow us to stay connected, share updates and events, and newsletters.

Our goal is to create a fast messaging platform that will allow the EC & BOT to send messages on time. We invite all members of our Society to join the group by following the steps & clicking the link provided at the end.
To maintain the privacy and also the history, we have chosen Telegram over WhatsApp as we can hide people's phone numbers and we can limit the messages to come only from the Administrators of the Group.

Step 1-
You will need to download the Telegram App from 

Apple App Store: 
or from 

Google Play Store:

Step 2-
Once you have telegram app downloaded, click on this link to join the JSGD Telegram Group


Jainam Jayati Shasanam

Jain Society Of Greater Detroit
29278 W 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Ph: (248)-851-5246

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