Ujjain : A three-day celebration to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of Shwetambar Jain community seer Sagranand Surishwar commenced under the aegis of ‘Shri Sagranand Yuva Group Nayapura’ at Shri Aadhishwar Chandraprabhu Jain Shwetambar Murtipujak Sangh, here on Sunday.
On the first day, ‘gurupujan’ programme was organised under the guidance of Sadhavi Samvegnandita and Devnidhishri. Total 36 pairs performed ashtkari pujan while the sadhavis recited 36 shlokas. A training programme for women and children was also organised in the afternoon session, in which winners of quiz contest were distributed attractive prizes.
President of Charthui Shrisangh Abhay Mehta, secretary Subhash Chandra Duggad and Sagranand Yuva Group president Santosh Bhadkiyan and secretary Vikas Kothari were among others present on the occasion.
According to Vikas Kothari, gurucharan competition will be organised for women on August 1, 2016. Likewise, guru gunanuwad sabha and other programmes will be organised on the concluding day on August 2, 2016.