Posted: 20.04.2014
 
IVU Online News 2014-03 IVU News on 20 April 2014. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Oct, 2014 IVU World Vegfest - Ghana Update IVU International Council Elections International Vegan Festival – June 2014 Veg History and a Veg Historian Debunking Low Carb Diets Alternative Farming vs Factory Farming Great Visuals Vegan Lifestyle Magazine Taxing Meat To Slow Climate Change Silent Video on...
Posted: 07.04.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, We are delighted to announce that Pravin K Shah, Chair of the JAINA Education Committee, is the latest recipient of the Jain Vegan Working Group's "Ahimsa in Action" award. We are also pleased to note that Young Jains UK has continued its commitment to raising awareness about cruelty to animals and promoting a vegan lifestyle, by publishing an excellent magazine on the theme of animals and...
Posted: 03.03.2014
 
IVU Online News 2014-02 IVU News on 02 March 2014. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Press Conference Promotes IVU Vegfest 2014 IVU IC Elections From Légumisme to Véganisme Nutrition Facts Reaches 20 Million Page Views This Issue’s HCYKTASEM ‘The Startling Intelligence of the Common Chicken’ Go Vegan Radio Great Visual The Dodo Veg Videos Book News 1 – Rabbit Book News 2 – The...
Posted: 25.02.2014
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2014-02
Posted: 17.02.2014
 
Animal Crusaders On behalf of our Patron, Chairman Emeritus and the Board of Trustees, I have the pleasure of presenting Animal Crusaders 2013, the yearly newsletter of the Compassionate Crusaders Trust. With the support of kind souls like you, this year we have completed 20 years of our crusade for the cause of the mutes with the ultimate goal of creating, a more compassionate society. In the poignant words of...
Posted: 29.01.2014
 
Vegan Jains Madhu, Monty and Dr. Tushar write: Working collaboratively with the help of the Jain Society of Toronto (JSOT), the non-profit group Towards Ahimsa Inc. (based out of Toronto, Canada) co-hosted a special event last month to celebrate the health and wellbeing of a plant based diet.Through a series of interactive activities and thought-provoking discussions a group of 70 senior community members...
Posted: 24.01.2014
 
IVU Online News 2014-01 IVU News on 20 January 2014. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Visiting Ghana for IVU World Vegfest 2014 MEVEG 2013 Conference Update from Turkey Veg Bobsledder Headlines Winter Olympics Veg Pledges: They May Work Vegan Radio Veg Food Is Not More Expensive This Month’s HCYKTASEM 10 Affirmations for Animal Advocates Book News 1 – The Cry of Nature: Art and the Making...
Posted: 24.01.2014
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2014-01
Posted: 26.12.2013
By Sagar K. Shah
Jiv daya is the act of caring for life. For many, the expression conjures up images of cows being lovingly cared for at a cow sanctuary. For others, it brings memories of putting out grain for birds to feed on, or the image of ornate collection boxes at temples through which funds are passed on to animal sanctuaries in India. In this article, I outline why jiv daya in the form of support to animal shelters...
Posted: 23.12.2013
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2013 December The Editor's Voice Experiance the Voice of Love You cannot change a person without changing his believes. You can give lecture, you can give speeches, you can give references, you can motivated them, you can scream at them, you can shouted them, you can give them incentives, you can give them awards, but you cannot change a person without...
Posted: 28.11.2013
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2013-11
Posted: 26.11.2013
 
Vegan Jains Shilpa Keyur: As part of the paryushan program at JCNC, Shilpa and Keyur discuss their journey to veganism during paryushan for reasons of nonviolence and elaborate the benefits to their health and those of their children. Keyur lost weight, Shilpa reversed an early tendency to diabetes, and the children have avoided ear infections. They’re clearly full of energy, growing and thriving on a...
Posted: 25.11.2013
 
Vegan Jains Pravin K. Shah explains why he has been a vegan since 1995: Pravin K. Shah (chair of the JAINA Education Committee) explains why he stopped consuming dairy products in 1995, and the health benefits he has experienced since following a vegan diet. Why Jains should follow a vegan diet: An interview with Pravin Shah (Chair of the JAINA Education Committee) on why he chose to follow a...
Posted: 25.11.2013
 
Jain Vegans Some positive vegan-related Jain-community news... On the morning of Sunday 3rd November (Diwali day), a Friday evening Jain school based in north-west London, UK, and called Shri Chandana Vidyapeeth school held an amazing Chopda Poojan function, complete with beautiful live music and explanatory commentary in English, all made very appealing for children (as well as for adults!) - and not...
Posted: 20.11.2013
 
IVU Online News 2013-12 IVU News on 19 November 2013. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Veg Assoc of Ghana Prepares for 2014 IVU World Vegfest Online from the 2013 IVU World Vegfest Roots of Protein Confusion Should All Abortion Opponents Be Vegetarians? Visual of the Month This Month’s HCYKTASEM What Do You Think? Upcoming Events Other Online Sources of Veg News Please Send News to IVU...
Posted: 25.10.2013
 
Jain Vegans The Young Jains vegan mithai demonstration and social was a great success, with almost 70 people attending and over 12 people bringing in delicious mithai to share. Do not worry if you missed out, recipes from the demonstrations are provided below. Contents Pista Burfi Recipe Vegan Date and Nut Slices Vegan Chocolate Truffles Thinking of going vegan? Try it out for 30 days this November. SCVP Diwali...
Posted: 18.10.2013
 
Jain Vegans The Jain Vegans Working Group is delighted to announce that Young Jains will be hosting a vegan mithai and dessert afternoon, featuring demonstrations from several members of the London Jain community. Date : Sunday 20th October Time : 3pm-5pm Venue : Canons High School, Shaldon Road, Edgware, HA8 6AN Registration essential: Please email hinal@youngjains.org.uk to confirm your place. Tickets: YJ...
Posted: 17.10.2013
 
IVU Online News 2013-11 IVU News on 16 October 2013. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Highlights of the 2013 IVU World Vegfest Random Memories from Malaysia and the 2013 IVU World Vegfest News from the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics Change Is Coming, Slowly But Surely Visual of the Month This Month’s HCYKTASEM What Do You Think? Book News 1 – Pig 05049 Book News 2 – Eat Your Vegetables:...
Posted: 17.10.2013
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2013-10
Posted: 11.10.2013
 
Jain Vegans Hi all, Those of us in the UK should be receiving the Jain Vegans e-bulletin, produced by the Jain Vegans Working Group, and detailing various relevant events taking place in the UK. If you don't currently receive that e-bulletin, and would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact the e-media team at: emedia@jainvegans.org or subscribe yourself by entering your email address at...
Posted: 10.10.2013
 
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Posted: 04.10.2013
 
Jain Vegans Date: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October 2013 Time: 11am to 7pm both days Tickets: £10 for each day on the door. £6 concessions. £2 under 14s. Venue: Kensington Olympia West Halls, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX Further details / tickets: http://london.vegfest.co.uk/ This weekend, over 9000 people from the UK vegan and vegetarian communities will be gathering together to celebrate all...
Posted: 30.09.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, Many thanks to everyone that was able to make it the events with Dr. Jina Shah last weekend. We had an excellent turn out at all the events, and everyone we spoke to said they had come away learning something new. In October, there are lots of events which will be of interest to the Jain Vegan community. Next weekend, there is going to a huge Vegetarian Festival in Kensington - featuring...
Posted: 23.09.2013
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2013-09
Posted: 23.09.2013
 
IVU Online News 2013-10 IVU News on 15 September 2013. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents The Action Is in Malaysia This October Many, Many Veg Events Does Talk Speed Up Slow Change? Do Vegans Need Less Calcium? Have You Eaten Your Marine Veggies Today? YouTubing It Visual of the Month This Month’s HCYKTASEM Book News 1 – Crocodile Book News 2 – Complete Idiot’s...
Posted: 16.09.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, Pravinbhai delivered an excellent lecture yesterday at the Jain Centre in Colindale on cruelty to cows in dairy production.  For those of you that there unable to make it, we have produced three short videos (in simple Gujarati and English - links below) where Pravinbhai describes:...
Posted: 12.09.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, Jai Jinendra We have just been informed that Pravinbhai (Chair of the Jaina Education Committee) will be giving a lecture tomorrow on cruelty in the dairy industry at the Jain Centre in Colindale, London, UK. The event will be free of charge thanks to the generosity of Pravinbhai and Natubhai Shah. Date : Friday 13 September 2013 Time : 11:15 to 13:00 (see schedule below) Location: The...
Posted: 11.09.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, Michhami Dukkadam On the auspicious occassion of Paryushan and Das Laxan Parvas, the Jain Vegans team would like to seek forgiveness for any harm we may have caused you through our activities...
Posted: 08.09.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, We hope that you are all experiencing a spiritually uplifting Paryushan, and are getting time to introspect, forgive and perform penance of some kind. Fantastic response to the Jain Vegans paryushan campaign So far, the response to the Jain Vegans campaign to encourage members of the Jain community to give up dairy products this paryushana has been fantastic, with many people pledging to...
Posted: 31.08.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, As most of you will be aware, Paryushan, the Jain festival of penance and forgiveness will be starting very soon. The Jain Vegans Working Group would like to encourage as many Jains as possible to use this Paryushan to reflect on the cruelty to cows inflicted on cows during milk production and to consider giving up dairy products. We would be very grateful if you could forward this email...
Posted: 26.08.2013
 
Vegan Jains Paryushan , the Jain festival of penance and forgiveness will begin in a few weeks. During the festival, followers of the Jain faith traditionally fast , repent , and forgive . For lay members, fasting often entails avoiding activities that are traditionally thought to cause more himsa than others, such as eating root vegetables or eating after sunset. As someone who has come across the activities...
Posted: 23.08.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear friends, Paryushan , the Jain festival of penance and forgiveness will begin in a few weeks. During the festival, followers of the Jain faith traditionally fast , repent , and forgive . For lay members, fasting often entails avoiding activities that are traditionally thought to cause more himsa than others, such as eating root vegetables or eating after sunset. As someone who has come across...
Posted: 20.08.2013
 
NPR BUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) , 18.08.2013 The ancient Indian religion of Jainism, a close cousin of Buddhism, has often been a hard sell in the U.S. with a strict adherence to nonviolence that forbids eating meat, encourages days of fasting and places value on even the smallest of insects. Now younger Jains who resist the elaborate rituals of their parents, which include meditating 48 minutes a day and...
Posted: 19.08.2013
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2013-08
Posted: 17.08.2013
 
IVU Online News 2013-09 IVU News on 14 August 2013. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Malaysia’s Health Minister To Open IVU Vegfest IVU Africa Needs Your Help Again India International Vegan Festival Another List of Top Performers Who Are Veg Thug Kitchen and Other Vegan Blogs So Your Child Has Decided To Eat Vegetarian Visual of the Month This Month’s HCYKTASEM The...
Posted: 16.08.2013
 
Save Cows article as Readers Reply on Article ‘A Perspective on Panjarapoles (Animal Shelter) of India’ by Mr. Brett Evans. A very nice article has been written by Mr. Brett. And we really appreciate all pain he has taken. Kudos. From his survey we have learnt that condition of animals needs attention & also that Jain animal activist, other animal welfare volunteers do have hardcore compassionate feeling...
Posted: 14.08.2013
 
When one uses word ‘Jain Vegan’, technically it should mean that person won’t drink dairy milk apart being strict vegetarian. ‘Jain vegans’ also means that a person won’t eat root vegetables, a person will drink boiled filtered water, a person won’t eat after sunset, a person won’t attend late night parties, a person wont drink anything called as vine (as vegans have vegan wine too) & indulge in...
Posted: 11.08.2013
 
Vegan Jains Based on the combined work of 15 Jain Center of Greater Boston volunteers and his own personal stories, Sanjay provides a compelling case for Jains to become vegan as the true expression of vegetarianism based on ahimsa. Video:
Posted: 09.08.2013
 
Jai Jinendra! Veganpalooza 2013 is coming soon - My colleague Steve Prussack and I will be interviewing some terrific vegan doctors, celebrities, athletes, activists, and educators, including James Cromwell, John Salley, Scott Jurek, Dr. Michael Klaper, Dr. Richard Oppenlander, Dr. Karen Davis, Dr. Melanie Joy, Heather Mills, Hon. Dennis and Elizabeth Kucinich, Jenny Brown, Dr. Michael Greger, Dr. Marc Bekoff,...
Posted: 03.08.2013
 
People For Animals - Pune Unit Foto from presentation, Presentation:
Posted: 03.08.2013
By Brett Evans
The Huffington Post 29.07.2013 Increasing numbers of Americans are becoming aware of the violence that our industrial food system inflicts upon humans, nonhumans, and the environment. Contemporary bestsellers like Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma , Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation and Peter Singer's Animal Liberation have all become foundational texts in the growing movements that are responding...
Posted: 30.07.2013
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, Hope you are all enjoying the summer heat. There is going to be an excellent talk on vegan health and nutrition tomorrow evening in central London. Please also find below some recent news and a list of upcoming vegan-related events. Contents Talk on vegan health and nutrition - tomorrow at 6:30pm, Central London Recent Jain Vegan News Powerful essay by Brett Evans on Animal Shelters in...
Posted: 24.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains Dr. Jina: , Calcium Protein, B12 Here are some recent videos in which I discuss how i became vegan and address concerns with Calcium, Protein and B12. My story is similar to other doctors raised in Jain families who have come to learn and now incorporate into our practices how healthy a vegan diet is. It is especially beneficial for those of us who are vegetarian Indians that have a high...
Posted: 24.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains Sudhanshu and Sanjay gave two excellent powerpoint presentations at JCNC this weekend as part of the 13th Anniversary celebrations. Indirect Violence And Global Warming by Sudhanshu Jain Indirect violence and global warming by sudhanshu jain from Christian Geerdes Ahimsak (Vegan) Lifestyle by Sanjay Jain Ahimsak (vegan) lifestyle by sanjay jain from Christian Geerdes Downloads...
Posted: 23.07.2013
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2013-07
Posted: 20.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains Video: Dr. Gabriel Cousens I asked Rabbi and physician (M.D., N.D. and diplomate in Ayurveda) Dr. Gabriel Cousens about Jainism and Veganism. He describes the violence to self in terms of adverse health effects from consuming animal products including dairy and connects veganism to our 5 anuvrats, also familar to yogis as the yamas.
Posted: 19.07.2013
By Brett Evans
During my undergraduate education, I researched Jainism as part of the Elon College Fellows and Lumen Scholars programs at Elon University in North Carolina ( www.elon.edu ). As a vegan, I became interested in Jainism primarily due to its impressive and longstanding commitments to nonviolence, vegetarianism, and panjrapoles (animal homes). With the assistance of Pravin K. Shah, I involved myself in 2010 with...
Posted: 16.07.2013
 
ARF - Animal Rights Fund, India ARF Newsletter 2013-06
Posted: 16.07.2013
 
IVU Online News 2013-08 IVU News Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Latest from Malaysia How To Start a Veg Club at Your School World’s First Vegan Avenue What’s Your Favourite App? Get you Free DVD on Recent Nutrition Research Visual of the Month The Intelligence of Our Fellow Animals “Going vegan is, by far, the most important thing anyone can do” This Month’s HCYKTASEM Book News 1...
Posted: 04.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains: Professor Gary Francione is undertaking a fast from July 4-7, 2013 to express his conviction that consumption of dairy and is incompatible with our Jain ideal of ahimsa and distress that the JAINA convention will serve dairy products. He explains below: I will not be attending the JAINA convention this year. But I will be fasting for the entire four days of the Convention to express my concern that...

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