Jai Jinendra We would like to invite you to a rare and very special

Jai Jinendra
We would like to invite you to a rare and very special
Mahavir Foundation and Navnat Vanik Association are
jointly organising a ceremony to honour a Diksharthi
(Lady who is to become a nun) at Navnat Centre
on Saturday, 15 November for Nishaben Kapashi.
At our request, Nishaben is specially coming to London
for one day.
Nishaben was born in the United States and, at the age
of 29, will become a Jain nun in Sametshikhar,
India. She learnt about Jainism in India and in USA.
Before coming to this big decision, Nishaben studied in
Mumbai, Florence & New York and worked as a high
profile fashion Designer.
This is a free event but registration is required as spaces
Please click
here to register online or register
are limited to 850 people.
at the Kenton Road Derasar for people who do not have
access to a computer.
12.30 - 2.30pm - Lunch. (Kitchen will close
at 2.30pm).
2.30 - 3.00pm - Diksharthi arrives at the Centre and
welcoming procession outside the Main Hall.
(weather permitting).
3.00 - 3.40pm - Seating down and a short
programme of quiz or Devotional music items.
3.40 - 3.50pm - Diksharthi and family take seats on
the stage. Navkar Mantra by Navnat Weekend
class children, Diksha song by Mahavir
Foundation ladies.
3.50 - 3.55pm - Welcome by Navnat and MF
Presidents (Dhiru Galani & Dr Vinodbhai
3.55 - 4.55pm - Discourse and Q & A by Diksharthi
4.55 - 5.20pm - Honouring Nishaben: Sanghpati
£2,001 (donors), Max six shawl donors, Patra
(special bowls) and holy books (£501 for each
item). For further information on honouring
please contact, Bhupendra Shah on 020 8958 8600
/ 07944 532 780.
5.20 - 6.45pm - Vote of thanks and Youth
Programme in English in Babukaka Room.
For all general queries, please contact Dr Vinodbhai
Kapashi on 0208 204 2871 / 07966 006 261.
Best Regards
Mahavir Foundation