15.04.2018 ►JAINA ►Newsletter

Posted: 15.04.2018
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! I am deeply saddened to know that Jain Community lost a divine soul - Amrendra Muniji on Friday April 13, 2018. It is rightly said that only body dies, not the person's contribution to the world. Amrendra Muniji blessed members of JAINA during his presence at JAINA BOD meetings in Siddhachalam and at many JAINA Conventions. On...

12.11.2017 ►ISJS ►Lecture on Parigraha

Posted: 04.11.2017
International School for Jain Studies, ISJS In association with Acharya Sushil Muni Ashram Lecture on Parigraha. its psychology and harms by Dr. Shugan Chand Jain

25.06.2017 ►JAINA ►Newsletter

Posted: 25.06.2017
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Achraya Sushil Muniji Maharaj popularly known as Guruji needs no introduction to members of JAINA. He is the inspiration and under whose guidance seeds of JAINA were sown, which today has turned to be a large tree. We make a small endeavour to give his life story as below. Mahamastakabhisheka of Lord Gommateshwara Bahubali...

16.05.2017 ►JAINA Convention 2017 ►Update

Posted: 18.05.2017
JAINA Convention 2017 Jai Jinendra! In response to numerous requests from Jain Community, the JAINA Convention Board is offering, for a limited time only, a special ‘two-day’ convention registration. Until the May 31st, you can take advantage of the opportunity to register for either Saturday & Sunday (July 1 & 2) or Sunday & Monday (July 2 & 3) for only $199 (adults) and $149 (youths 6-17 years of age)...

Jains Have Begun Eating & Serving Meat & Alcoholic Drinks

Posted: 15.08.2016
This is unfortunately true. It is becoming quite a real scenario in some homes. Some people tell me that the percentage of Jains who eat meat is already quite high (I don’t know how high) and is on the rise. Some first generation immigrants in the West and a good number of second and third generation Jains in the UK and North America have taken to flesh eating. In India, I am told that some Jain kids will not...

Ahimsa Times 177, 2015-04

Posted: 22.04.2015
Ahimsa Times MAHAVIR JAYANTI MESSAGE FROM PONTIFICAL COUNCIL, VATICAN CITY - SENT TO AHIMSA FOUNDATION Dear Jain Friends, 1. The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue most happily extends its greetings to you on the Birth Anniversary of Tirthankar (Path-Finder) Vardhaman Mahavir celebrated worldwide on 2 April this year. May the celebrations marking the feast reinforce and rejuvenate friendship and...

JAINA Convention 2011 ►List of Speakers

Posted: 13.07.2011
JAINA Convention 2011 List of Speakers & Biodata Acharya Chandana ji, disciple of Upadhyaya Amar Muniji, took Diksha (monkhood) at 14. She established Veerayatan centers based on the principles of Seva, Siksha and Sadhana in Rajghiri, Bhuj, Mumbai and Pune and has activities in many other countries like conducting religious seminars and has started schools and hospitals. She is a great philosopher and an...

New Jersey ►Blairstown ►Siddhachalam Jain Tirth

Posted: 01.07.2011
Siddhachalam Jain Tirth 1. The Jain Tirth Siddhachalam is the first Jain tirth outside of India. This 108 acre premises is located near the Pocono Mountain range in New Jersey. The huge temple of Siddhachalam is a wonderful combination of tradition, followed by different Jain sects such as Digambar, Shwetambar, Sthanakwasi, Terapanthi etc. Main temple building Siddhachalam was a small but significant part of...

Blairstown Siddhachalam Jain Temple

Posted: 28.06.2011
Siddhachalam Jain Tirth Siddhachalam is a Jain ashram and the first Jain tirth outside of India, located in an idyllic setting in rural north-western New Jersey on 120 acres of hilly terrain near the Pocono Mountain range. The huge temple of Siddhachalam is a wonderful combination of tradition, followed by different Jain sects such as Digambar, Shwetambar, Sthanakwasi, Terapanthi etc. and mirrors the Shikharji...

Acharya Sushil Kumarji ►Biography

Posted: 16.06.2011
By Pravin K. Shah
The Life of Acharya Sushil Kumar His Holiness Jain Acharya Shri Sushil Kumarji, who was affectionately called Guruji by his devotees, was born into a Hindu Brahmin family on June 15, 1926 in a small village of Sikhopur, in Hariyana, India. The village was later named Sushilgarh in Guruji's honor. He left his family and home at the age of seven to live with a Jain monk Shri Chotelalji Maharaj, who later became...