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Dec 13 Interfaith Ministers Visit to JVB Preksha Center
Indo American Newspaper Coverage
Dec 6 JVB Participation in Diwali Food Drive
Indo American Newspaper Coverage
Nov 15 Farewell to the outgoing EC members and Welcome and Oath ceremony for Incoming EC members
Indo American Newspaper Coverage
Nov 15 College Planning Seminar conducted by Peter Han
Indo American Newspaper Coverage
Oct 21 Akhand Jaap for Navratri
Oct 11 Annual Day - Adhar Abhishekh Pooja
Indo American Newspaper Coverage
Oct 10 Annual Day Celebrations, Cultural and Bhajan program, JVBI silver jubilee celebration
Voice of Asia Newspaper Coverage
Sep 26 Preksha Meditation Workshop (half day)
Sep 26 Maitri Diwas (Kshamapana Diwas) & Remembering Acharya Bhikshu on Teras
Sep 10-17 Paryushan Celebration & Samvatsari
Coverage on 2nd Front Page News in Voice of Asia
Coverage in India Herald newpaper
Sep 12 JVB displayed its offerings through a booth at the 26th Annual Janamashtami celebration at GRB center in Houston in front to 8000+ attendees
Sep 6 Gyanshala session for kids for 2015-16 began
Aug 29 iChoose - Session on "How to build a high performance team"
Aug 22 Preksha Meditation Workshop (half day)
July 30 Chaturmasik Pakkhi Pratikraman
(first day of Chaturmas)
July 25 Preksha Meditation Workshop
June 8 -9 Adhyatmik Sadhana Shivir (only for ladies)
June 7 Bhaktamar Workshop - Part II (Flyer)
May 31 Gyanshala Graduation Ceremony
click here for presentation
Apr 26 Bhaktamar Workshop - Part I
Apr 21 Akshay Tritiya Program by Samanijis
Apr 3-5 Annual Family Camp
Self Restraint - Key to fulfill life
India Herald Newspaper coverage
Link to TV Asia news coverage
Link to Voice of Asia news coverage
Link to Indo American News Coverage
Apr 2 Samanijis visited JSH on Mahavir Jayanti Day
Mar 14 JVB Presented at Vedic Fair through its youth council
Mar 1 Holi ke Hindi Bol - Local Poets recited their work (in Hindi)
Indo American News Coverage
Feb 15 Gyanshala Family Picnic
Feb 14 iChoose Session - Investing/Wealth Management with financial expert Mr. Mike Robertson
Jan 31 Gyanshala Kids presented Skit at ICC Republic day celebration
Jan 1 Samaniji Farewell
Message from Gyanshala Kids for Samanijis
Few testimonies from 2014
Dec 31 New Year Jaap at midnight
Dec 20 1 day Meditation Camp, "Opening the doors for 2015"
Schedule, Flyer, Register
Coverage by Indo American News
Coverage by India Herald
Dec 14

Inauguration of Gyanshala Magazine & Acharya Tulsi Commemoration Volume by Houston Mayor Annise Parker
Event Video click here
Event Pictures click here
Mayor Office Proclamation click here
Coverage by Indo-American News
Coverage by Voice of Asia
Coverage by India-Herald
Coverage by TV Asia

Nov 1-17

Food Donation Drive: JVB participated in the city wide Food Donation drive held by organization of Indian Origin. About 150 pounds of food and small cash was given to Houston Food Bank
Coverage by Indo-American News
Coverage by India Herald
Coverage by Voice Asia

Nov 9 Volunteering Day – 20+ volunteers including kids came together to complete several facility task
Nov 2 Gyanshala Kids: Speech & Debate Competition
Nov 1 iChoose - forum for young professionals
Mr. Ganesh Thakur talked about "How to deal with challenges & how to succeed".
Oct 23 Diwali Nirvan Jaap & Special Mangal Paath
Oct 21 Samanijis visit to Rothko Chapel to teach Meditation
Oct 12 Annual Day Celebrations, Pooja, Lunch, Cultural Program & Samaniji Pravachan
Program Flyer
Volunteer Appreciation Slides
Press coverage of the event – Voice of  Asia
Oct 4 iChoose - forum for young professionals
Mr. Vijay Goradia talked about "What does it take to become a successful business owner".
Sep 21 Visit of Sangh from Dallas & Austin to JVB for Chaitya Paripati.
To view the event video click here - Part 1, Part-2
Sep 6

Mega Blood Donation Drive & Bone Marrow Registry in commemoration of Acharya Tulsi Centennial Birthday Celebration worldwide.
News in Indo American Newspaper
News in India Herald Newspaper
Video of Blood drive in progress
View the Guinness Book or World record Certificate

Aug 31 Tap Anumodana for all Tapaswi's followed by lunch
Click here to view the names of Tapasvis
Aug 31 Gyanshala begins. Click here for flyer
Aug 22-29 Paryushan Celebration. Click here for flyer

Paryushan Coverage in Indo American Newspaper
click here
Aug 9 iChoose - forum for young professionals
Session II on Networking by Mr Pradeep Anand
To view the session video, click here
Aug 3 Tap Abhinandan for Ila Patel's Athai Tapasya
July 26 Preksha Meditation Workshop
July 11 Chaturmasik Pakhi Pratikraman
July 7 to
July 11
Children Summer Camp, Fun & Learning
For Kids age 5-13 years (camp flyer)
Coverage by Voice of Asia Newspaper
June 28 Preksha Meditation Workshop
June 28

iChoose - forum for young professionals
Session on Networking by Mr Pradeep Anand
To view this presentation click here

June 1 Gyanshala Annual Day ( graduation)
May 31 Preksha Meditation Workshop
May 11 Path of Ahimsa
Celebrating Akshay Tritiya Acharya Abhinandan & Mother's Day (Program Flyer)
The program featured a unique advertisement contest Flyer
Coverage by Indo American Newspaper
April 27 Inauguration of Play Area & Patio, Gyanshala Kids Project Presentation
April 26 iChoose: Professional Forum for Young Adults
Influencing & Soft Skills, Part II by Alok Jain
April 18-20 Annual Family Camp: "Let us Learn to Live"
The camp was full this year. To view the flyer of this even please click here
Coverage by Voice of Asia newspaper
Coverage by TV Asia
April 6 In Harmony with Wildlife
Education Program from Texas Wildlife Center
March 29 iChoose: Professional Forum for Young Adults
Influencing & Soft Skills, Part I by Alok Jain
March 16 Holi with 4 Samanijis
March 9 Samaniji Welcome Day
March 1 Holi Ke Hindi Bol
Coverage by Indo American News Paper
Feb 22 College Planning workshop by Peter Han
Feb 16 Bhaktamar Competition between Gyanshala Kids
Jan 25 iChoose workshop
Entrepreneurship with Pradeep Anand
Jan 11 Raja Harishchandra - Epic Play
We thank you for coming and watching the epic presentation of "Raja Harishchandra" staged by JVB under the guidance of Samanijis and direction of Hemant Bhavsar. We received overwhelming response from everyone. We also thank the cast, crew and volunteers on this grand success. Please click on the link to view the pictures from the play.
Pictures by Rishabh Jain
Pictures by event Photographer
Indo American News
TV Asia
Click here to view The Souvenir
Link to audience appreciation & testimonial