Posted: 06.12.2017
 
Plant Based News Some of the top stories This week in plant power Share Tweet Forward What a crazy few days it's been at PBN Towers. Around a week ago, we released our new documentary - Vegan 2017 - and the response has been nothing short of phenomenal. At the time of writing, the film ( which you can find on YouTube ) has had more than 250,000 views - and counting. But the most important thing is that people...
Posted: 27.11.2017
 
Plant Based News Some of the top stories This Week In Politics, Plant Power and Thanksgiving Share Tweet Forward Hey, hope you had a lovely weekend! Everyone in the world seems to have been talking about animals and their feelings over the last few days. It all started last week when MPs voted against transferring a piece of EU law into domestic law post Brexit. If you want all the information around what has...
Posted: 27.11.2017
 
Plant Based News Do politicians believe that animals have no feelings or emotions? Maria Chiorando Animal welfare campaigners are worried following the vote (Photo: WeAnimals ) There are lots of headlines around at the moment saying MPs have voted that ‘animals have no feelings or sentience’ - but what exactly have politicians voted for? And what are the implications? The UK Government is currently debating...
Posted: 17.11.2017
 
Plant Based News Some of the top stories This Week In Plant Power What a great time it is to be writing about plant-based issues - the news just keeps on coming. The last few weeks has a decidedly milky theme. First up, there was a fascinating story about one major dairy company that has seen its profits plummet by a staggering 91 percent recently . It seems like more and more people are turning away cow's...
Posted: 07.11.2017
 
People have been arguing for vegetarianism for a very long time. The history of animal advocacy stretches back to iron age Greece and India, where voices emerge from prehistory challenging the idea that other animals exist solely for humans. This 15-part series tells the whole story, from antiquity to the present, spanning the world. There are dozens of experts, visits, and dramatic readings. I’ve examined a...
Posted: 06.11.2017
 
Plant Based News The UK Vegan Camp-Out 2017 highlights video 💚 : The UK Vegan Camp-out is BACK for 2018, and Plant Based News is the official Media Partner. WOOP!! Its third year is already shaping up to be one of the most exciting and unique vegan events in the UK, moving to Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire, August 17-19, with a brand new line-up of speakers and performers. Tickets on sale for...
Posted: 04.11.2017
 
Jain Vegans November is World Vegan month. This month, YOU have an opportunity to helps save 1000s of animals. There is a fantastic opportunity to sponsor Veganuary's highly effective "try vegan" adverts on public transport systems in London, Manchester, Boston (USA) and Sydney (Australa). £12 will sponsor one poster. And second, there is the opportunity to promote Animal Aid's Great Vegan Challenge...
Posted: 03.11.2017
 
Plant Based News VEGAN 2017 - Documentary Trailer Video:
Posted: 18.10.2017
 
Jain Vegans Anyone interested in health and nutrition on a vegan or vegetarian diet should consider attending the health summit at VegFestUK London on 21 - 22nd October. Talks include : How to optimise a vegan diet - the medical evidence (Dr Tushar Mehta) Treat & cure diabetes (Dr Milton Mills) How to thrive on a vegan diet during later life (Heather Russell) The Nutritional Reversal of Coronary Artery Disease:...
Posted: 15.09.2017
 
Jain Vegans There are three major vegan festivals in London in the next few months, including one in WEMBLEY TOMORROW and another next month which will be one of the largest vegan gatherings in Europe! Also upcoming at the end of September is a talk on vegan nutrition in central London by Stephen Walsh PhD, author of Plant Based Nutrition and Health. A vegan from the UK Jain community, Vijay Shah, has also been...
Posted: 22.08.2017
 
Vegan Jains I recently participated in a very interesting conference call organized by a Buddhist organization, Dharma Voice for Animals, featuring Bruce Friedrich as a speaker on how to be an effective advocate for animals. For me the most valuable aspect of his lessons was that by being effective advocates, we multiply the effect we have in the world. As individual vegans, we save many animals, and the more...
Posted: 20.08.2017
 
Vegan Jains Vandhana Bala, Mercy For Animals attorney speaks powerfully at JAINA Convention 2017: I gave a 50 minute talk at JAINA on scientific aspects of fasting and Jainism. Rather than have one long video, I’ve divided it into shorter segments below. Here are the videos in order: Here are the slides: Water fasting intermittent fasting and Jainism . For further reference, here are some additional links...
Posted: 20.08.2017
 
Vegan Jains Vandhana Bala, Mercy For Animals attorney speaks powerfully at JAINA Convention 2017: Vandhana gave three thoroughly researched and well delivered talks at JAINA 2017, of which we are posting two. The first talk was regarding the suffering of farmed animals with an emphasis on dairy and egg production. The second talk, for a Women’s Forum program, connected the exploitation of female animals in...
Posted: 11.08.2017
 
Jain Vegans On Sunday 13 August 2017, there will be two fantastic vegan events for the Jain community in London. At 11am, there will be a vegan lifestyle event with Oshwal West in Hounslow , with several speakers, cooking demonstratons and food samples. And at 5pm, there will be an unique opportunity to hear from and meet the founders of Veganuary - one of the most inspiring, exciting, and effective vegan...
Posted: 01.08.2017
 
Jain Vegans JAINA Convention 2017 Vandhana gave three thoroughly researched and well delivered talks at JAINA 2017, of which we are posting two. The first talk was regarding the suffering of farmed animals with an emphasis on dairy and egg production. The second talk, for a Women’s Forum program, connected the exploitation of female animals in milk and egg production with the moral choices Jain women can make...
Posted: 01.08.2017
 
Jain Vegans JAINA Convention 2017 Many people helped make our display boards for the convention during the holiday weekend.
Posted: 01.08.2017
 
Jain Vegans JAINA Convention 2017 Sagar Shah gave a number of presentations at JAINA 2017 in New Jersey. Here is one on environmental an ethical issues in modern food production that we recorded. In this talk Sagar presents a compelling comparison of the killing of dairy cows and male calves in meat, milk and cheese, namely that 4 pints of milk= 200 g cheese= 1/4 lb steak . A few people commented on how...
Posted: 28.07.2017
 
Jain Vegans This Issue: Veganuary speak to the Jain community London Asian Wellness, Yoga & Vegan Festival Summary of Oshwal Vegan Lifestyle event Upcoming vegan events Veganuary speak to the Jain community Niland Centre | Sun 13th Aug | 5pm - 7pm | free Register now Learn how an English couple born into non-vegetarian families went on to run the most successful campaign for a low-himsa (vegan) diet in...
Posted: 07.07.2017
 
Jain Vegans This Issue: Vegan Lifestyle event on Sun 16th July - nearly sold out Asian Festival & Vegan Food Market Upcoming events Oshwal Vegan Lifestyle event EKTA Centre | Sun 16th July | 10am - 4pm **HURRY - LAST FEW TICKETS LEFT** Get your tickets here Vegan Lifestyle event Sunday 16th July 10am - 4pm EKTA Centre, 366a Stag Lane, Kingsbury NW9 9AA £5 OAUK members / £15 non-members **HURRY - LAST...
Posted: 19.05.2017
 
Animal Crusaders Trust CCT Annual Report 2017:
Posted: 12.05.2017
 
Jain Vegans This Issue: 2nd UK Jain org votes for vegan catering Oshwal Vegan Lifestyle event Two imminent vegan festivals in & around London Vegan experience survey Upcoming vegan events 2nd UK Jain org votes for vegan catering Young Jains being presented with the Ahimsa in Action award in 2013 At its AGM on 30th April 2017, members of Young Jains UK voted unanimously in support of a Jain and vegan...
Posted: 12.05.2017
 
Jain Vegans This Issue: Fasting & Health in Jainism Oshwal Vegan Lifestyle event Shree Digamber Jain Association receive Ahimsa in Action award Upcoming events 'Fasting & Health in Jainism' - talk by vegan health expert & US-based doctor, Jina Shah Sun 25th June | Bushey | 5 -7pm | Free Fasting & Health in Jainism Sunday 25th June (5 - 7pm) Niland Conference Centre, Bushey Free registration here Join us...
Posted: 27.03.2017
 
Animal Crusaders Trust Dear Reader, On behalf of our Patron and the Board of Trustees, I have the pleasure of presenting Animal Crusaders 2016, the annual newsletter of the Compassionate Crusaders Trust. Over the last 23 years, we must say, we are more than reassured by the support of kind souls from across the society, that our crusade for a more compassionate society should move on…! As Carl Sagan put it so...
Posted: 22.03.2017
 
Jain Vegans This Issue: JV ethical & environmental talk + health tips JV Cooking Club event 2 upcoming vegan festivals in London Sharan's Dr Nandita Shah wins prestigious Indian accolade Shambhu's Exotic BBQ delights cookery class Vegan experience survey The 'Ethical & Environmental reasons for avoiding dairy' & 'Practical tips on a healthy vegan lifestyle' Sat 1st April | Park Royal | 10.30-4.00pm...
Posted: 03.03.2017
 
Jain Vegans This Issue: Two major upcoming vegan festivals How was going vegan for you? - event summary Vegan experience survey Upcoming vegan events Two Major Upcoming Vegan Festivals Brighton 10-11th March | London 8-9th April If you are new to veganism or simply vegan curious we definitely recommend you check out one of the many vegan festivals that are taking place all over the country...
Posted: 30.01.2017
 
Jain Vegans How was going vegan for you? - Event & Survey Happy 2017 everyone! Hope the new year has started fantastically for you! Towards the end of 2016 and start of 2017, we noticed a surge in the number of members of the Jain community trying a vegan diet. Some went vegan for Paryushan and World Vegan Month, while many also started 2017 by going vegan for January with Veganuary . We want to...
Posted: 30.12.2016
 
Jain Vegans In this Issue: As 2016 comes to an end, the Jain Vegans team would like to wish you happy holidays and a great start to 2017. If you are thinking about making some resolutions for the new year, we’ve got some great ideas for make 2017 better for you and all the living beings with whom we share our home. Not vegan? Why not go vegan for January with Veganuary? Vegan Life Live | 7-8th Jan |...
Posted: 28.12.2016
 
Vegan Jains New post on Vegan Jains Jain group in UK decides to serve all vegan Jain food at events! by drjina Rajeshbhai of the Shree Digambar Jain Association(SDJA) attributes a couple of talks to the beginning of a change for the SDJA in the UK. Pravin Shah of the JAINA education committee gave a talk in London at a SDJA event during Paryushan 2013 that convinced him and his wife Jyotiben to go fully vegan...
Posted: 08.12.2016
 
Jain Vegans In this Issue: Upset about new £5 note? Other everyday items also linked to himsa Leatherhead vegan festival (in aid of FRIEND animal sanctuary) New vegan café in Pinner opening soon Upcoming vegan events Upset about the new £5 note? Learn about other everyday items that are also non-veg You may have heard that the new polymer £5 banknotes contain a small amount of animal...
Posted: 27.11.2016
 
Jain Vegans In this Issue: Vegan Xmas Fayre | Kensington Town Hall | Sun 4th Dec New vegan café in Pinner opening soon Medical research without animals talk | Holborn | Wed 30th Nov Upcoming vegan events Animal Aid's Christmas Fayre 2016 Kensington Town Hall | Sun 4th Dec | 10am - 5pm | £2 Date : Sunday 4th December (10am - 5pm) Location : Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX Entrance :...
Posted: 05.11.2016
 
Jain Vegans In this Issue: UK Jain org goes fully vegan 'Go vegan for November ' campaign Animals in Medical Research talk | Wed 30th Nov | Holborn Animal Aid's Christmas Fayre | Sun 4th Dec | Kensington Upcoming vegan events UK based Jain organisation makes a formal commitment to 100% vegan catering Following an AGM last month the Shree Digamber Jain Association (SDJA) has formally...
Posted: 14.10.2016
 
Jain Vegans Are you interested in learning more about health and nutrition on Jain, vegetarian and/or vegan diets? If so, you should strongly consider attending the health summit at VegFestUK London on 22 - 23rd October. Talks include: Vegan diets & Medical Science - Dr. Tushar Mehta (committed vegan Jain) 20 most common health questions on vegan diets - Heather Russell (vegan Society Dietician) Optimising...
Posted: 10.09.2016
 
Jain Vegans In this issue: Topics Are you getting enough vitamin B12? - VEG 1: a supplement designed especially for vegans - Exciting upcoming events (all 100% vegan friendly): Sun 18th Sep (2pm): Medical Research without Animals (Bushey) Sat 24th Sep (2pm): Vegan Indian Cooking Class (Kings Cross) Sun 24th Sep (6pm): Young Jains Raas Garba (Kingsbury) Sat 23rd to Sun 24th Oct (all day) - VegFestUK...
Posted: 25.08.2016
 
Jain Vegans In this issue: Talk on vegan lifestyle for Jains on Tue 30 Aug Video asking Jains to give up dairy for Paryushan goes viral Young Jains event on medical research without animals Help get vegan products labelled in supermarkets UK Jain communities embrace vegan catering Talk on relevance of a vegan lifestyle for Jains Tuesday 30th August 2016, Finchley, London Time and date: 7:30pm to 8:30pm,...
Posted: 15.08.2016
 
Jain Vegans Video This 2min video explains why members of the Jain community should consider giving up dairy this Paryushan.
Posted: 08.08.2016
 
Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today And Tomorrow ADAPTT ADAPTT ►All About Veganism This page answers nearly every question about veganism, from evolution and creation to the economy and vitamin B12. To read these sections in your order of preference, just click on your chosen title from the list below. The "Back to List" link at the bottom of the page will return you to this list. You can also follow...
Posted: 23.07.2016
 
Animal Crusaders Trust Dear Reader, On behalf of our Patron and the Board of Trustees, I have the pleasure to present the Annual Report 2016 of the Compassionate Crusaders Trust. On 17th of November in 1993, we started on with loads of expectation on the compassion of the community at large and only Rs.1000/-, (yes, it is not a printing error!) Rupees One Thousand, in our kitty. Over the last 23 years, we must...
Posted: 18.07.2016
 
Jain Vegans With Wimbledon and Euro 2016 recently completed, the Tour de France in progress and the Olympics still to come, there should be no shortage of supreme sporting performances for fans to appreciate on our screens this summer. Older readers may remember champion athlete Carl Lewis and premier footballer Neil Robinson - did you know both followed a vegan diet whilst performing at the highest levels in...
Posted: 16.07.2016
By Dr. Will Tuttle
Recent events highlight the injustice and violence of racism, sexism, heterosexism, and gross economic inequity, which cause tremendous suffering in our world, and even within many social justice movements, including the vegan movement. How can we get to the roots of these issues, and what role does the accepted materialism of our society play in this? How can each of us contribute most effectively to cultural...
Posted: 24.06.2016
 
Jain Vegans There are going to be some fantastic vegan weekend events this July. Read on for information about these and other upcoming exciting events. This year’s Young Jains Convention, Pause for Peace, will focus on mindfulness and how to cultivate peace in day-to-day life. All meals and snacks will be 100% vegan, and Jain friendly too. http://youngjains.org.uk/convention/ There will also be a large group...
Posted: 21.06.2016
By Maynard S. Clark
World Vegetarian Day is observed annually on October 1. It is a day of celebration established by the North American Vegetarian Society in 1977 and endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978, "To promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism." It brings awareness to the ethical, environmental, health, and humanitarian benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. World...
Posted: 20.05.2016
 
Jain Vegans Hi all, It's National Vegetarian week this week in the UK, and the Vegan Society has issued a list of top ten tips on going from vegetarian to vegan, which you can view at this link: www.vegansociety.com/whats-new/blog/10-tips-going-vegetarian-vegan I think the tips are generally good, so please do read them and consider applying them:-) However, I'd just like to point out that I'm personally not so...
Posted: 17.05.2016
 
Jain Vegans With summer almost here and the promise of some gorgeous sunny weather we wanted to highlight just some of the many upcoming events, giving you the perfect excuse to explore some wonderful animal sanctuaries, discover new plant based ideas and treats at vegan festivals, and even make them into a day or weekend trip away at the stunning locations these events take place. But first, meet Radha, Ruby...
Posted: 28.04.2016
 
Jain Vegans From celebrity endorsements to media reported health benefits, veganism appears to becoming more mainstream in society today. There was even a recent BBC television programme that highlighted how following a wholefoods based vegan diet could help you stay young. Looking for some inspiration and answers? We have details on the many vegan festivals and events taking place throughout England this...
Posted: 29.03.2016
 
Animal Crusaders Dear Friends, On behalf of our Patron and the Board of Trustees, I have the pleasure of presenting Animal Crusaders 2015, the annual newsletter of the Compassionate Crusaders Trust. Over the last 22 years, we must say, we are more than reassured by the support of kind souls from across the society, that our crusade for a more compassionate society should move on…! Charlie Chaplin put it forth...
Posted: 17.02.2016
 
Jain Vegans The Jain Vegans team hope you've all had a great start to 2016! In this newsletter you will find details of a large vegan festival taking place over two days in Brighton at the end of February. There will be loads to see and do, so perhaps combine the festival with a visit to the seaside? Cheap and frequent train travel is available for anyone able to travel from London. Have you ever wondered how...
Posted: 07.02.2016
 
Jain Vegans Pregnancy, Infants, & Children See Real Vegan Children for examples of vegan kids whose mothers had a vegan pregnancy. Introduction This page features information about specific details about vegan diets for pregnancy, breastfeeding, and children that are not typically addressed elsewhere. It also contains links for more information. For general, concise nutrient recommendations, please see Vegan...
Posted: 04.02.2016
 
Jain Vegans UK event: Panel discussion: Gandhi: the Sanctity of Life & the Ethics of Diet, Sat 30th Jan, 2pm, London, UK by: Mahersh Shah I was able to attend the above event (London, UK), so thought I'd report back... Well, I thought this was a superb event, at a venue of special historic significance ( Kingsley Hall ). Over the course of the session, there happened to be plenty of references during the...
Posted: 31.12.2015
 
This is the video future generations will be wishing everyone watched today.
Posted: 22.12.2015
 
Chers amis, It is an honour for me to be accepted on this forum, despite my non-jain background. Very many thanks for your open minded welcome, and let me apologise for my lack of recent activity. As most of you must be aware of, vitamin B12 isn't synthesised by any animals, nor plants, or even mushrooms. We all belong to the eukaryotic group, and none of us possess the required enzymes to synthetise B12. Only...

Range -