Friday, March 2, 2007

News from Phoenix, Arizona

SNATRA POOJA at Daulat Residence On November 19th 2006, the Daulat family generously hosted a Snatra pooja at their beautiful lake-side home in Glendale, AZ. This event was coordinated by Mr.Manish Mota and conducted by JainCenter of Greater Phoenix and all community members were invited to the pooja. After the pooja, everyone was invited to a delicious Jain lunch, catered exclusively for this event.
The Daulat family, also recently completed the construction of a stunningly beautiful ghar-derasar at their home. The exquisitely carved pillars and domes for the derasar were specially made and shipped from India. The project took well over a year; however the end result justifies the extensive time and painstaking effort that was involved in this project.

Mr.PRAFUL & Mrs.HIRA DAULAT's 50th Wedding Anniverary
The Daulat family includes the patriarch and matriarch of the family, Mr.Praful Daulat and Mrs. Hira Daulat, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on February 16th and 17th, 2007. The grand event at which the lovely couple renewed their vows for the second time, took place at the Daulat residence in Glendale, AZ. The glittering couple was joined by over 400 of their friends and family from all over the USA. The (re)wedding ceremony was conducted by Kiritbhai Gosalia. The multi-day celebrations included ras garba, belly dancers, stand-up comedy act, and various dance performances. The cuisine was superb with a three-tier wedding cake, classic undhiya-puri-ras dinner, and delicious meetha paans flown in especially from Chicago. The detailed planning was flawless and wedding favors in the form of crystal roses were given to each guest.
The other members of the Daulat family in Arizona are Mr.Kumar Daulat, Mrs. Manisha Daulat, their children – Riyasha and Rishabh, Younger brother - Mr.Rajesh Daulat, Mrs. Sonal Daulat, their children – Sohail and Rahail. Both brothers are successful doctors, while their beautiful wives manage their offices and also ensure a very happy household.
Mr. Manish Mota, is an outstanding KDO, who is extremely active in the Arizona Jain community and has recently been elected as the Vice President Jain Center of Greater Phoenix. Mr. Mota lives in Scottsdale with his charming wife, Bhavna and their lovely daughter, Urmi.

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