Posted: 02.11.2011
By Dr. Sulekh Chand Jain, Prof. Dr. Yashwant K. Malaiya
This article identifies some disturbing trends after considering the state of Jain demography today. We cannot take the survival of Jainism for granted. We analyze the data, identify the main concerns and summarize potential actions for both the Jain society and leaders. We need to go beyond the conventional beliefs and practices to address this issue. Introduction A few religious communities like Parsees and...
Posted: 13.07.2011
 
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 extraordinary...
Posted: 13.07.2011
 
The South Asian Times By Shashank Jain Photos: Sunil Chaudhary, Swapna Patel Houston: Over 2,800 Jains attended the 16th Biennial JAINA Convention in Houston. JAINA, founded in 1983, is a federation of over 80 North American Jain centers. The event was held at the George Brown Convention Center from July 1st to July 4th during the US Independence Day weekend. The conference theme was "Live and Help Live." The...
Posted: 11.07.2011
By Dr. Manish Mehta
Respected Jain Diaspora Conference Speakers and Friends Around the World: Jai Jinendra! First of all, I want to thank all of you from the bottom of my heart for honoring JAINA and me by attending last weekend's 16th Biennial JAINA Convention in Houston, Texas, USA, and speaking at the 2011 Jain Diaspora Conference on July 3. It was a great pleasure to meet you all in person over many different occasions last...
Posted: 27.04.2011
 
Tentative Convention Program Schedule Friday, July 1st 08:30 a.m.- 09:30 a.m. Volunteer Breakfast (volunteer badge required) 09:30 a.m.- onwards  Registration opens 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Lunch 12:30 p.m.- 03:30 p.m. JAINA Board of Directors meeting/ Election 12:30 p.m.- 04:00 p.m. Community Re-unions 12:00 p.m.- 03:30 p.m. Jains Got Talent - competition 03:30 p.m.- 04:00 p.m. Afternoon Tea 04:00 p.m.- 05:00...
Posted: 26.03.2011
 
Brochure received from Mrs. Bhavnaben Modi (a non-Jain Resident of Chicago) sent by her to Dr. Manojbhai Dharamsi, JAINA Convention 2011 Program Committee Chair for VRG Drama "(V.R.) GANDHI BEFORE (Mahatma) GANDHI" now launched in HINDI (it is also played in Gujarati) with its first show which started from Feb. 11, 2011 at Sachor in Rajasthan and there after there were some shows played at Keshariyaji. Several...
Posted: 13.12.2010
 
Early Bird Special.... Convention Registration: $99/Person Limited Time: Dec. 25, 2010 - Jan. 15, 2011 .... Lowest Price Ever Click below to get a glimpse Houston JAINA 2011 Video Chalo Houston July 1st-4th, 2011 George R. Brown Convention Center For Info and Details http://convention.jaina.org Phone Inquiries: 832- 447- 8495 "Convention hosted by Jain Society of Houston"

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