New Jain Temple Projects in California, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York

Source: Jain Digest

“The Jain Center of
Northern California
(JCNC) celebrated the Bhumi Pujan
ceremony on a rainy morning of November 15, 1997, with
great devotion, splendor, and gaiety. The event marked an
auspicious beginning of the construction of the first
Jain Bhawan in the San Francisco Bay Area. … The JCNC
intend to build a unique landmark for Jains across the
United States, Canada, and the rest of the world.”


New Jain Temple Projects in California, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York

Source: Jain Digest

“Jain Center of New Jersey (JCNJ) has signed a
contract for the purchase of a property in Edison, New
Jersey. The property is an existing 26,000 sq. ft. single
story building located on 8 acres of land. Site plans
have been submitted to the Edison Township for approval.
… The existing building will be improved and expanded
to house temples in Shwetamber and Digamber traditions,
prayer halls for Sthanakvasi and Srimad Rajchandra
traditions, an Assembly Hall and a Dining Hall.”


New Jain Temple Projects in California, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York

Source: Jain Digest

“Jain Center of America (JCA) recently purchased a
property in Lake Success, Long Island, New York. The site
consists of approximately 4 acres of land just off Long
Island Expressway. JCA plans to build a spacious and
attractive facility that will include a temple, auxiliary
facilities for religious activities and a community
hall.”


New Jain Temple Projects in California, Michigan, New Jersey, and New York

Source: Jain Digest

“The Jain Center of Greater Detroit celebrated a brick
laying ceremony at their temple site on Saturday,
September 27, 1997. The Detroit temple is under
construction and the society wanted all of their members’
participation in giving a symbolic hand in building the
“Jinalaya.” … During the ceremony, over 160 families
(more than 400 individuals) had an opportnity to place a
brick on the northwest corner wall of the temple in
construction.”