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Jain Center of Greater Boston (JCGB) is primarily a religious social non-profit organization. We welcome all who are interested in Jain philosophy, live & learn and practice "Jainism". Our center was one of the first of its kind in North America when it was established in 1973. Ever since then, the center has played a pivotal and pioneering role in advancing Jain thought and philosophy in North America and strengthening the roots of the Jain community in the region.

We invite you to visit our center located in Norwood, MA. We celebrate auspicious Jain events and Jain festivals. We conduct Pathshala for school-age children & Swadhyay for adults.


Jain Center of Greater Boston will be celebrating the anniversary of its Pratishtha on Saturday, June 15th, 2019. The program is as below:

  9:30 a.m. - Abhishek
10:00 a.m. - Puja - combined traditions (details for participation below).
  1:00 p.m. - Lunch (please RSVP using the link below)
  2.30 p.m. - JCGB Got Talent
  6:00 p.m. - Mangal Divo followed by Dinner (please RSVP using the link below)

RSVP - Please use the RSVP link  to let us know if you will join us for lunch and/or dinner.
Your timely response helps us plan the food service and ensure that there is no shortage or wastage. The RSVP Link will close on June 10.

Puja - This unique JCGB tradition puja combines the elements of Snatra and Dev Shastra Guru pujas. Please take labh of Snatra Pooja and Dev Shastra Guru Pooja with a  $51 donation.  Prepared puja thali with samagri will be provided to you for your $51 donation to the Jain Center. Please register using the Registration link  if your family is interested in sitting for puja.

Please note, you are welcome to join the puja even if you don't procure a puja thali from the Jain Center.
For any questions regarding combined Pooja please contact Mamta Mehta (508-345-8781) or Supriya Doshi (617-386-3151)

JCGB Got Talent - This item is back by popular demand. All singers, dancers, musicians and other talented individuals and groups of adults and/or children are invited to showcase your artistic talent at the talent show.

Swamivatsalya Sponsorship - We invite you to sponsor the Pratishtha Anniversary Swamivatsalya.
Full sponsorship is available at $3000 for dinner and partial sponsorship by multiple families at $500 each. Please contact any EC member if you are interested in sponsoring Swamivatsalya.

We hope to see you for Puja, Pravachan, Stavans, and Talent show at our Pratishtha Anniversary program.