Posted: 13.11.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Petition for Minority Status for Jains in India Jai Jinendra! We need your urgent support to sign the below online petition for getting minority status for Jains in India. Please visit the below link and sign the online petition ASAP. Below the background and other details related to this initiative: About Jainism Jainism is an ancient religion from India that...
Posted: 13.10.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America For the first time ever, JAINA teamed up with members of both the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and Claremont Lincoln University (CLU) this past Tuesday to discuss how the values of non-violence may be expressed with their organization members, their larger communities, and policy-makers. The all-day event was planned to take place on Capitol Hill, but the...
Posted: 20.09.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Dear All Jai Jinendra, On the occasion of Paryushan Parva, we sincerely request for forgiveness if we may have hurt your feelings by thoughts, words or actions, knowingly or unknowingly. MICHCHHAMI DUKKADDAM The Success Story of the Jain eLibrary Project In 4 years of the Jain eLibrary website operation, more than 15000 Jains, non-Jains, and academicians,...
Posted: 12.09.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra The Jain eLibrary website contains traditional Pratikramans (Samvatsari, Devasi, Rai, and Sthanakvasi) and English Pratikraman on audio (mp3 format). Now the Jain communities who do not have any access to Upashraya/Sthanak and do not know the ritual can perform our most pious, important and required annual ritual at home. All files can be...
Posted: 24.04.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Teachers’ National Conference and YJA Convention Support Jaina Teachers’ National Conference 2012 - Los Angeles Dates: Friday May 25, 2012 to Monday May 28, 2012 The JAINA Teachers National Conference 2012 is just around the comer-May 25-28, 2012. We will have about 60 teachers attending conference. Many major centers have sponsored their teachers to...
Posted: 14.03.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra! JAINA and Jain Center of Northern California (JCNC) cordially invites you and your family to attend a historical event. First Badi Diksha Ceremony in USA of a US resident is happening on April 6-8, 2012 in San Francisco bay area! Sadhvi Sanghamitraji (formerly Kumari Mangalam from N. Carolina) will be given Badi Diksha by Acharya Shri...
Posted: 17.01.2012
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America FIRST DIKSHA CEREMONY IN AMERICA at JAIN CENTER OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 722 South Main Street Milpitas, CA 95035 DATE: APRIL 7th and APRIL 8th 2012 Its an honor and a privilege for Jain Center of Northern California to host this auspicious occasion of Diksha at our temple. DIKSHA of MANGALAM JI by ACHARYA CHANDANA JI As part of this Diksha Ceremony and...
Posted: 07.01.2012
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Jain Leadership conference is being organized in January 2012 at Mumbai and Delhi. The objective of this conference is to enhance fraternity and belonging in members of Jain community globally; mutual support by providing information and follow up services subjects such as on social integration, education and health to fellow Jains so that each member of...
Posted: 14.09.2011
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Come One………..Come All! With the blessings and guidance of Pujya Acharya Shree Chandanaji of Veerayatan, we are very pleased to share the news of our dear Mangalam taking her long desired vows of Diksha (initiation). Mangalam has been affiliated with Veerayatan for many years. She has been studying Jain scriptures under the guidance of Pujya Acharya...
Posted: 04.07.2011
 
Thursday, June 23, 2011 Posted by: Pooja Jain Freie Universität Berlin, is the largest of the four universities of Berlin and is a leading institution of research and study. The Center for Jaina Studies at Freie Universität Berlin focuses the research and teaching on Jaina art which comprises the related fields of cultural history and religious studies.. To read more about the program, click on the link...
Posted: 21.06.2011
By Pankaz Chandmal Hingarh
Write up on Pravin C. Shah as founder Chair of JAINA, Virchand Raghav Gandhi committee (JAINA, VRG) (1997 - 2010) and his contributions on VRG and contributions of his team under his chairmanship. Pravin C. Shah, a civil engineer migrated to USA in 1980. For past 21 years he served as Construction Project Manager in Municipal Corporation of New York. Past Positions Held: (Founding) Chair Person, JAINA Shri V.R...
Posted: 19.05.2011
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAIN Community In North America shocked and anguished by the arrest of a Jain monk in the State of U.P in India On May, 12, 2011, a Jain Muni along with other 100 supporters was Arrested on 17th day of his fasting in an effort to register his protest against Uttar Pradesh government’s move to set up 8 modern slaughter houses in the state, Jain Muni Shri...
Posted: 28.10.2010
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA 2011 Shikharjee YATRA (Updated Plan) January 21st to February 6th 2011 Nov. 25th is the deadline... join this incredible YATRA... Deadline for registration for 2011 JAINA yatra is November 25, 2010. The Yatra will start from Calcutta on January 21, 2011 and end in Delhi on February 6. In addition to Shree Shikharjee, we will visit Rujuvalika,...
Posted: 08.09.2010
By Pankaz Chandmal Hingarh
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Virchandji Raghavji Gandhi’s (VRG) original karmayogi descendants: VRG was born to Mahuva Nagar Sheth Shri Raghavji Tejpalji Gandhi. VRG married to Pujya Devi Jiviben & had one son Shri Mohandas who inherited characteristics of his father like serving basic layman. Though VRG represented Indian culture & Jainism he was outcasted & after his demise life...
Posted: 05.09.2010
By Pankaz Chandmal Hingarh
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America APPEAL I, Pravin C. Shah, Ex. Founding Chair Person (1997-3/2010), JAINA Shri V.R. Gandhi Scholarship/Memorial Committee mention here in below details of Shri V.R. Gandhi (VRG) Memorial Stamp Albums and other details collected from information furnished/supplied to me by new JAINA VRG Committee. I request you to help JAINA VRG Committee by getting...
Posted: 25.08.2010
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA 2011 Shikharjee YATRA 1/18/2011 to 2/1/2011 When: 1/18/2011 Where: PANCHTEERTHI India Contact: Dilip V. Shah ( dilpvshah@gmail.com ) Registration Information Online registration is available until: 1/18/2011 Register for this event » Details JAINA 2011 Shikharjee YATRA The Pilgrimage Committee of JAINA is organizing YATRA to Shree Samet Shikarjee...
Posted: 13.05.2010
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Jaina Education Committee now offers a thought provoking Jain Workshop on “How to apply Jain principles in all walks of life in the Western world.“ This includes social, business, family, ethical, religious, ritual, and spiritual environment. Also throughout the workshop several practical examples will be examined. This workshop will also help parents...
Posted: 22.04.2010
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America In memory of and as a homage to our great international Indian - Jain emissary - Late Shri Virchand Raghavji Gandhi[ 25 August 1864 - 7 August 1901] (a.k.a. VRG) the Government of India released one beautiful multi-colored commemorative Rs. 5 value stamp on November 8, 2009 at a grand function in Mumbai, India. VRG was the Jain delegate at the first...
Posted: 30.03.2010
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America 2010 Jain Leadership Conference Invitation by Dr. Dipak Jain (Past Dean of Kellogg Business School) to the 5th Annual Kellogg Jain Leadership Conference Siddhachalam, April 2-4, 2010 Jai Jinendra, We as Jains and Jain organizations must collectively share a unified vision of Jainism . Over the past four years JAINA’s Long Range Planning Committee...
Posted: 22.10.2009
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Rayburn House Office Bldg., Capitol Hill, Washington, DC October 6-7, 2009 By: Shreyans Parekh, Preeti Jain, Sunil Jain Photo courtesy: Prakash Mehta Non-violence, the importance of relationship-building, and religious harmony, were key themes of the Federation of Jain Associations in North America’s (JAINA) Legislative Conference held from October 6-7...
Posted: 17.10.2009
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Thursday, October 15, 2009 President Obama said "in Jainism this occasion (Diwali) celebrates the attainment of Nirvana by Lord Mahavira - one of the long lines of spiritual leaders known for achieving enlightenment by freeing themselves of base human impulses and emotions " ( click here to see the video on YouTube ) " Happy Diwali and Saal...
Posted: 09.09.2009
 
JAINA: Federation of Jain Associations in North America Invitation JAINA Goes to Washington Join Us "Celebrating Non-Violence" Conference on Capitol Hill Dear Jains in North America, JAINA invites you to the first-ever, "Celebrating Non-Violence" legislative conference on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, October 7th, 2009. You will have an opportunity to promote 21st-century...
Posted: 24.10.2007
 
"Lord Mahavir has proclaimed that, all souls including human beings, nature, all other creatures together with the universe are a part of the Universal Web of Life and thereby we are all directly or in an indirect way interdependent on each other. If we want to be happy and live peacefully, we need to follow the principles of Ahimsa [non-violence], Anekant [non-absolutism] and Aparigraha [ non-possessiveness]...
Posted: 21.10.2007
By Anop R. Vora
Anger, ego, deceit, and greed arising out of attachment and aversion are the soul’s impurities. To remove such impurities, Jainism has prescribed six essential practices (rituals) known as Ävashyaka to be performed daily of which Pratikramana is defined as the 4th Ävashyak. The book is dedicated to people around the world committed to compassionate living for their continued effort in promoting...
Posted: 31.08.2007
By Pravin K. Shah
Anger, ego, deceit, and greed arising out of attachment and aversion are the soul’s impurities. To remove such impurities, Jainism has prescribed six essential practices (rituals) known as Ävashyaka to be performed daily of which Pratikramana is defined as the 4th Ävashyak. The book is dedicated to people around the world committed to compassionate living for their continued effort in promoting...
Posted: 21.06.2007
 
JAINA has been taking its delegation to India for many charitable and humanitarian purposes. But May 15th, 2007 was the first time that JAINA took its delegation to attend the grand ceremony held at splendid and revered premises, Buckingham Palace. The delegation was led by JAINA President Kirit C. Daftary, joined by Director at Large, Arvin Shah and VRG Committee member Prakash Mody and others. Over 300...
Posted: 21.03.2007
 
Saturday, May 5th, 2007. Jain Center of Northern California at Milpitas, CA
Posted: 20.03.2007
 
Saturday April 7, 2007 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Hampton Inn, 9670 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD, 20740. phone: 301-345-2200
Posted: 29.08.2005
By Pravin K. Shah
Accomplishments The current Education Committee was established by JAINA in the year 2000. Within five years, the committee has prepared / revised, published, and distributed the following Pathashala material: 7 Pathashala books from Elementary level to College level (level1 to level 4) students One children Game Reference Material - Jainism Booklet, Essence of World Religion Book, and Jaina Education CD The...
Posted: 02.07.2004
 
JAINA Program, Prayers & Blessings for the 2004 Parliament Of The World's Religions Pathways to Peace Jain Prayers and Blessing Obeisance Prayer I bow and seek inspiration from the perfect souls, liberated souls, religious leaders, religious teachers, and all monks and nuns in the world. These five obeisances erase all sins. Offering this obeisance is the most auspicious of all benedictions. [ Editors , see...

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