Sunday, March 13, 2011

Comment I get from Mr. DK Bhandia

Hi Jyoti Bhai,
great to see this site blog here.You have been spear heading the documentation of this Jain clan from West Bengal very nicely.
I wish to add here the details of whatever I know.
Bhandia family in Kolkata is a well known Johri Saath group who have been renowned for their Jewellery and Gem Stone business.
My Grandfather Late Sri Puran Chandji Bhandia ( Johri ) Married as his second wife Smt. Suhag Sundari from the Kothari Family of Guahati who belonged to the Jiyaganj Azimganj Clan of Jains. I am the last grandson of her last son Late Shri.Kiron Singhji Bhandia residing in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu associated in Jewellery and Textile Business. My Elder Brother Naresh Bhandia lives in Bangalore associated in manufacturing of PP Woven Sacs required in the cement industry. I will be glad to know more and even contribute to the efforts you are taking. Please feel free to get in touch. I have a Family histry Tree for our family contributing data of 13 generations. I will be happy to put in inputs in it if you have any.
thanks and regards

Dinesh Kumar Bhandia.

Jyoti Kothari
(Jyoti Kothari, Proprietor, Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur represents Centuries Old Tradition of Excellence in Gems and Jewelry. He is also ISO 9000 professional)

allvoices

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sohanlal Parsan passed away

Sri Sohanlal Ji Parsan, an eminent personality of Johari Sath had breathed his last. He was eighty years old. He was a religious minded person belonging to famous Parsan family of Kolkata.

Sri Parsan was devoted to society and religion and served in many social and religious organizations. He served Pawapuri Teerth as Secretary of the trust board for very long time. Jain community is endebted o him for his valuable services rendered to Pawapuri.

I pay homage to him and pray for his peaceful living in his heavenly abode.

Jyoti Kothari
(Jyoti Kothari, Proprietor, Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur represents Centuries Old Tradition of Excellence in Gems and Jewelry. He is also ISO 9000 professional)

allvoices

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Yatri Sangh to Rajasthan

December 29, 2010

 Sri Kantilal Mookim, ex secretary, Tulapatti Jain temple, Kolkata took a Yatri Sangh to pilgrimage centers of Rajasthan. Sri Kantilal Mookim is a prominent member of Johari sath. He is on Yatra on the eve of his 50th marriage anniversary. The Yatri Sangh reached Jaipur via train, and halted overnight. They had started from Jaipur to Malpura and stayed there for a day. Sri Jain Shwetambar Khartar Gachchh Sangh felicited them in Malpura Dadabadi.

The Yatri Sangh leaved Malpura and visited several other Dadabadi including Ajmer and Bilada and other Jain pilgrimage centers such as Ranakpur, New Pawapuri, Mount Abu, Jaisalmer. They are staying at Brahmasar Dadabadi tonight and will start for Phalodi tomorrow. They will catch train from Jodhpur tomorrow to Kolkata.

Many prominent personalities of Johari Sath e.g. Sri Vimal Mehamwal, President, Tulapatti Jain temple, Kolkata; Sri Ashok Mukim, Sri Pradip Kothari etc are traveling with in the Sangh. Several other people joined the Sangh from Jaipur.

New Jain website


Jyoti Kothari
(Jyoti Kothari, Proprietor, Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur represents Centuries Old Tradition of Excellence in Gems and Jewelry. He is also ISO 9000 professional)

allvoices

Monday, January 11, 2010

विमल महमवाल एवं राजकुमार बोथरा तुलापट्टी, पंचायती मंदिर, कोलकाता में निर्वाचित

जौहरी साथ के श्री विमल महमवाल एवं श्री राजकुमार बोथरा तुलापट्टी, पंचायती मंदिर, कोलकाता के लिए हुए चुनाव में निर्वाचित हुए हैं.

वधाई!  
यह चुनाव १० जनवरी को जैन भवन में संपन्न हुआ. जैन समाज के लगभग ११०० लोगों से इस मतदान में भाग लिया. जौहरी  साथ  के कुल दो ही  लोगों ने इस निर्वाचन में भाग लिया था जिनमे से दोनों ही चुने गए.

श्री शांतिनाथ स्वामी पंचायती मंदिर, तुलापट्टी, कोलकाता में परंपरागत रूप से दो सदस्य शहरवाली समाज से, दो सदस्य जौहरी साथ से एवं तीन  सदस्य कोलकाता मारवाड़ी साथ से चुने जाते हैं. इस वार भी उसी के अनुरूप चुने गए हैं.
अजय बोथरा एवं रविन्द्र श्रीमाल तुलापट्टी, पंचायती मंदिर कोलकाता के लिए निर्वाचित 

Gems and Jewelry Articles
Thanks,
Jyoti Kothari

(Jyoti Kothari, Proprietor, Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur represents Centuries Old Tradition of Excellence in Gems and Jewelry. He is also ISO 9000 professional) With regards,
Jyoti Kothari

allvoices

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sumatinath Jain Temple in Palitana

*
*



Mulanayaka Sacha Sumatinath

Sri Madholal Dugar of Kolkata Johari Sath has built a Jain temple in Palitana Talhati in the 19th century. This is the oldest Jain temple in Palitana Talhatti. Sumatinath, the Mulnayaka of this temple is popularly known as Sacha Sumatinath. Jain pilgrims of Palitana worship this diety before proceeding to the Palitana hills. There are other Tirthankar idols and Dadaguru dev Charans (Foot prints) in this Palitana Jain temple.

Jirnoddhar of this Palitana temple is done recently in the auspicies of Khartar Gachchha Sadhwi Shree Shashiprabha Shreeji Maharaj. A Bhaktamar temple, Dadabadi and Patavali temple is also added newly to this temple.

This Palitana temple is presently managed by Sri Ujwal Dugar, a member of Sri Madholal Dugar family.

A dharamshala is also attached with the temple built by the same Sri Madholal Dugar.

Links to other posts in the blog:
Gems and Jewelry ArticlesSri Chandaprabhu temple in Kolkata
Sri Mahavir Swami temple in Kolkata
Rai Badridas Bahadur Mookim
Kolkata Dadabadi


allvoices

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Day of divine forgiveness

Kolkata Dadabadi


Johari Sath of Kolkata have arranged Day of divine forgiveness on last Sunday August 30, 2009 at Sheetalnath Bhawan. It was the first Sunday after Samvatsari.

Jyoti Kothari delivered a talk about Samvatsarika Pratikramana and Kshamapana between 9.30 to 11.00 A.M. followed by Samuhik Kshamapana. Each one present asked pardon to every one.

Program was followed by Sadharmi Vatsalya at Dadabadi. Shaharwali society also arranged for Sadharmi Vatsalya at the same time at Kolkata Dadabadi.

allvoices

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Sri Chandaprabhu Temple, Kolkata

*
*


Sri Chandaprabhu Swami Temple
Kolkata



There is another temple in the complex near Parasnath. This is of Sri Chandraprabh Swami, eighth Jain Tirthankar.

This is also very beautiful temple built by Ganeshilal Kapurchand Kharad, another esteemed member of Johari Sath, Kolkata.

Ganeshilal Kapurchand Kharad Johari were mainly in ruby and sapphires business. They were manufacturing and exporting these precious stones from Burma, Shyam, Pylin and Cylon rough. They accumulated wealth out of this business and spent generously to build the temple. The temple is built some years after Rai Badridas built Parasnath glass temple of Sri Sheetal Nath.

Kolkata Dadabadi
Mahavir Swami Temple
Rai Badridas Bahadur Mukim

Jyoti Kothari

(Jyoti Kothari, Proprietor, Vardhaman Gems, Jaipur represents Centuries Old Tradition of Excellence in Gems and Jewelry. He is also ISO 9000 professional)

allvoices