Grand Pratishtha Mahotsav

We are very close to achieving our dream of building a world-class Shikharbandhi Derasar & associated building complex (Jain Center) in the suburb of Nation’s Capital.

Our dream will soon become a reality!

Many of us are tirelessly working countless hours every week to complete Phase 1 which includes the Derasars, Upashray, Sthanak, Library, Office, two classrooms, and other required facilities. According to the contractors’ schedule and planned delivery of carved Marble & FRP from India, we should be able to perform Pratishtha by Summer 2025 – that is less than 18 months from now. We have a lot of preliminary/preparatory work to complete for a successful and auspicious Grand Pratishtha Mahotsav.

The Pratishtha Core Team was established that has started working in earnest and meets every other Wednesday. The Pratishtha Core Team has planned over 27 Teams (a complete list is shared below) and is now seeking many subject matter expert volunteers and other volunteers to work towards our common goal of successfully completing the Grand Pratishtha Mahotsav. The commitment for most of the volunteers will be until completion of the Grand Pratishtha Mahotsav and for some it may be a few more months thereafter.

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Sign Up form along with the Area of Interest at: 

Or mail the completed form to:
Attn: Director of Volunteers
Jain Society Of Metropolitan Washington,
P.O. Box 4548, Silver Spring, MD 20914

For any queries, please reach out to:

Harshid Shah, Lead, Pratishtha Core Team – 703-371-1006

Vaishali Chheda, Director of Volunteers – 410-564-4758