Posted: 30.10.2014
 
Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Education Committee WORLD COMPASSION AND VEGAN DAY Federation of JAINA, Young Jains of America, Young Jain professionals, Ahimsak Eco-Vegan Committe and many Jain centers of North America jointly celebrate Nov. 1, 2014 as a World Compassion and Vegan Day. Several activities will be taking place in Jain centers of North America. Please be VEGAN on this day...
Posted: 30.10.2014
 
The Huffington Post Kathy Stevens, Founder and director, Catskill Animal Sanctuary Posted: 03/10/2014 11:03 am EDT Updated: 05/10/2014 5:59 am EDT I'm making a prediction: America will be vegan by 2050. Sound preposterous? Not if we work together to make it happen. Consider that until the 1900s millions of young children worked in our factories... and how untenable that would be today. Consider that a country...
Posted: 29.10.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, The Jain Vegans team hopes you all had an enjoyable and uplifting Diwali, and wishes you all a happy new year. World Vegan Day is this Saturday, and there are lots of events around London (and in North America) to get involved in. Recent Jain Vegans news 1. Shri Chandana Vidyapeeth Jain School hosts fantastic Diwali event - We are delighted to report that Shri Chandana Vidyapeeth Jain...
Posted: 20.10.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, Please find below some delicious vegan mithai recipes for Diwali, news about recent vegan events in the Jain community, and some information about some fantastic upcoming events. 1. Recent Jain Vegans news 1. Young Jains host vegan Jain Diwali event - On Saturday 18 October, Young Jains UK hosted a fantastic Diwali event depicting the life of Bhagavan Mahavir. In addition to providing...
Posted: 10.10.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, The "festival of lights" is just round the corner, reminding us of the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. People of all faiths are slowly but surely embracing a more compassionate lifestyle thanks to all of you who are playing an active role, sharing information about the vegan lifestyle with your friends, colleagues and loved...
Posted: 09.10.2014
 
IVU Online News 2014-06 Special on 20 July 2014 Posted in IVU Online News The 42nd IVU World Vegfest earlier scheduled to hold in Africa will now take place in Dubai & India.This became necessary because of the outbreak of the Ebola disease in W/Africa. Click here to have more information and register. We will provide details on the 43rd IVU World Vegfest - which will still take place in Africa but now...
Posted: 08.10.2014
 
Worldcrunch After monks went on a hunger strike to push for a citywide ban on animal slaughter, the local government declared Palitana a meat-free zone. But the city's Muslims are not happy. Shuriah Niazi (2014-10-05) A cityscape of Palitana PALITANA — Jainism is one of the oldest religions in the world and preaches a path of non-violence towards all living beings. In India, about 5 million people practice...
Posted: 25.08.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, The Jain Vegans team hope you've all experienced a fulfilling Paryushan filled with deep insight and enriching contemplation. We also hope those of you that are UK based have been able to make the most of the fabulous weather we've had this summer. We wanted to keep you updated on all the upcoming vegan related news including details on two imminent festivals and a Jain Vegans cookery club...
Posted: 22.08.2014
 
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 inflicted on cows during milk production and to consider giving up dairy products. We would be very grateful if you could forward this email on to...
Posted: 15.08.2014
 
Animals Weekly Animals Weekly is a soon-to-be launched press agency and news site that will offer animal-centred news about the British meat industry to the mainstream media. We recognise that media coverage of the industry either disregards or minimises the Himsa committed against animals. By providing media outlets with animal-centred news that is accurate, well-referenced and balanced, Animals Weekly aims to...
Posted: 13.08.2014
 
Talks, Workshops and Entertainment Download the timetable in word Download the timetable in PDF Speakers/ Workshops/ Performers and Activities Timetable 12 – 12.45 1 - 1. 50 2 - 2.50 3 - 3.50 4 - 4.50 5 - 5.50 6 - 6.50 Room A Downstairs in main building Healthy chocolate that’s good for you! Theresa Webb Superfoods for super kids! Theresa Webb Veganism and anarchism Gerard Bane Learn about the threats...
Posted: 20.07.2014
 
IVU Online News 2014-05 IVU News on 20 July 2014 Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Veg Association of Ghana Embarks on Stakeholder Engagement Tour Visit Togo after Ghana You Make It Happen: The First African IVU World Vegfest Meetup Between Myanmar Veg Society and Veg Soc Singapore What Vegans Eat Seen on an Ambulance in Australia How To Make a Chicken Salad Kindness Even While Imprisoned Book...
Posted: 02.07.2014
 
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Posted: 08.06.2014
 
IVU Online News 2014-04 IVU News on 08 June 2014. Posted in IVU Online News Table of Contents Register Now for Oct, 2014 IVU World Vegfest - Ghana Remote Support for the Ghana 2104 IVU World Vegfest Vegan Foods African Style Vegan Lunch with the President of Uruguay Combining Paleo and Vegan Diets Great Visuals Book News 1: Hedgehog Book News 2: How To Be Vegan Book News 3: The Kind Mama Book News 4:...
Posted: 29.05.2014
 
Video My talk with Dr Will Tuttle about the emergency that we begin now to face the terrible destruction of the planet via the meat, dairy and fish industry, which has become a literal machine of rape and destruction to our planet and its delicate Eco system. Dr Tuttle reminds us that 75 million animals a day are slaughtered in the US alone, which is creating disastrous consequences with water resources,...
Posted: 29.05.2014
 
Video My talk with Dr Will Tuttle about the emergency that we begin now to face the terrible destruction of the planet via the meat, dairy and fish industry, which has become a literal machine of rape and destruction to our planet and its delicate Eco system. Dr Tuttle reminds us that 75 million animals a day are slaughtered in the US alone, which is creating disastrous consequences with water resources,...
Posted: 29.05.2014
 
Video My talk with Dr Will Tuttle about the emergency that we begin now to face the terrible destruction of the planet via the meat, dairy and fish industry, which has become a literal machine of rape and destruction to our planet and its delicate Eco system. Dr Tuttle reminds us that 75 million animals a day are slaughtered in the US alone, which is creating disastrous consequences with water resources,...
Posted: 29.05.2014
 
Video Short overview of Dr. Tuttle's visit to Taiwan to help spread the World Peace Diet message of vegan living there, and the beautiful response from the Taiwanese people.
Posted: 23.05.2014
 
Vegan Jains Posted on May 22, 2014 by drjina UC Berkeley had a screening last week of a movie called “The Ship of Theseus” by Indian Filmmaker Anand Gandhi. Featuring 3 stories of people with donated organs, the 2nd story presented a monk named Maitreya, who by all implications (though not stated as such) was a Svetambara Jain. He was portrayed sympathetically, going to the Indian high court with a meat...
Posted: 17.05.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear friends, Due to unforseen circumstances, we have had to change the date for the talk that was previously planned for Thursday 22nd may. It will now take place on Tuesday 20th of May , at the same venue and time. Time : Doors open at 7:30pm, talk starts at 8:00pm sharp Location : Navyug Pragati Mandal, 11 Sheaveshill Avenue NW9 6SE Please RSVP if you'd like to attend the evening talk by emailing...
Posted: 15.05.2014
 
Jain Vegans Dear all, We are delighted to welcome Sunny Gurnani on his upcoming visit to London. Sunny is the founder of GoVegan, a company he started last year, with the aim of providing delicious and nutritious organic alternatives in India at cheaper prices than their dairy equivalents. We are thoroughly looking forward to hearing his amazing story next week, and we sincerely hope you can join us. Also, it...
Posted: 02.05.2014
By Prof. Gary L. Francione
Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach …and Abolition Means Veganism! Ahimsa in Jainism and the Moral Imperative of Veganism, Ahimsa, or nonviolence, is the fundamental principle of Jainism. Ahimsa Paramo Dharma - nonviolence is the highest religious duty. We can think about the concept of ahimsa in Jainism as having two dimensions: a dimension that focuses on ahimsa as a spiritual notion and a dimension...
Posted: 28.04.2014
 
Acharya Tulsi Memorial Lecture @ SOAS Satish Kumar Samani Pratibha Pragya Dr. Atul K. Shah As always, Dr Atul Shah very skilfully and eloquently MC'd the event. We were all treated to an inspiring and uplifting speech by Satish Kumar, when he recalled events of his life under the guardianship and tutelage of his Guru, Acharya Tulsi when Satish was a very young monk, and how that period of his life shaped who he...
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...

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