The Paathshala of the Jain Center of Central Ohio instills and teaches jain fundamentals, principles and stavans to kids of all age groups. The curriculum structure is grouped by age and divided into 3 parts.
PL1 - the focus is on learning the sutras and the meanings of the following
Anguthe Amruth Vase
Prabhu Darshan Sukh
Mangalam Bhagwan Veero
Shri Shrutadevi Saraswati
Aarti : Jay Jay Aarti
Mangal Divo: Divo re Divo Prabhu
Chaityavandan (with meaning & practical):- Vidhi steps ; meaning of Sutras & recite /learn all sutras ; Stavan .
Pradakshina Doha’s ( with meaning): Kaal Anaadi Ananta thi
Astha prakari puja Doha’s ( with meaning & practical puja) :- Jal puja; Chandan puja; Pushpa puja;
Dhoop puja; Deepak puja; Akshat puja; Naivedya puja; Fal puja.
Jainism:- Tirthankar; Concept of God in Jainism; Jainism Main Principles
Five Venerable personalities:- Arihant; Sidhas; Acharyas; Upadhyas; Sadhus-Sadhvis
Tirthankars:- who is our Tirthankars and how they become a Thirthankar (stories)
Kalyanaks:- Chyavana ; Janma( birth) ; Diksha; Keval Gyan; Nirvana
Idol( Murti) :- Lanchhan
Soul :- what is Soul?
Classification:- Non Living things ; Living things Karma
The power of One
- For PL 3, we follow couple books “The Jain Path” by Aidan D. Rankin and Jaina book (link is below) is our foundation. The students dive into the philosophy and its implications on day to day living and how the principles govern us as we learn to overcome our karma.