Posted: 18.12.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, In May 1981, we embarked on an ambitious mission to create an organization that would preserve Jain values and heritage in North America. JAINA envisioned establishing strong networks between Jain and non-Jain communities to sustain the Jain way of life for generations to come. Over the past three decades, JAINA has accomplished this and much more...
Posted: 06.12.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, Dear Friends, We Need Your Support JAINA is the only national organization representing all the Jains in North America irrespective of their languages, regions and traditions. It has provided a forum to foster friendship and unity among all Jains of North America and encourages our future generations to practice and live a Jain Way of Life. JAINA...
Posted: 03.12.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, I am pleased to inform you that JAINA is planning to take a delegation to the 2105 Parliament of World’s Religions being held on October 15 thru 19, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Parliament is offering a deep discount for the early bird registration and additionally a group discount for groups of 10+. Please rate the rate table here . We...
Posted: 22.11.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra Arvind , Jain Center of America, Queens, NY (JCA) in collaboration with Young Jain Professionals (YJP) and Young Jains of America (YJA) will celebrate World Compassion Day to discuss and promote Ahimsa and Jain Way of Life and its relevancy in the modern world. World Compassion Day is to pray for the lives and souls of tens of millions of fellow...
Posted: 08.11.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, The Jain Center of America, Young Jain Professionals, and Young Jains of America are co-hosting a lecture by Diksharthi Nishaben Kapashi in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday, November 9, 2014. She is the first American-born Jain to take diksha. Come see her speak on her journey from working in the corporate world in NYC to ultimately finding a different...
Posted: 01.11.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America These lines express the pain and suffering of the animals that are being exploited and tortured for the need of the human greed. What is Compassion? Let’s use the Wikipedia definition of Compassion : “Compassion is an emotion that is a sense of shared suffering, most often combined with a desire to alleviate or reduce the suffering of another; to show special...
Posted: 29.10.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter We wish you and your family a Happy Diwali and an abundant and spiritually rich New Year! (Watch President Obama's Diwali Message by clicking on the image above.) DIWALI - Meaning, Significance, and Practice As you are enjoying the fruits of the past months or Paryushan/Das Lakshan's spiritual cleansing, soon we will be celebrating Mahavir...
Posted: 28.08.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter SPECIAL EDITION 1. Practicing Paryushan / Das Lakshana Paryushana is the most important Jain religious observance of the year. For both Shvetambars, who observe the festival over a period of eight days, and Digambaras, for whom Das Lakshana lasts ten days, this is a time of intensive study, reflection, and purification. The word "paryushana”...
Posted: 01.08.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Jai Jinendra , As you know, our next JAINA Convention will be held in Atlanta from July 2-5, 2015 and hosted by Jain Sangh of Greater Atlanta (JSGA). Convention Board has been actively planning a spectacular convention for you and all the attendees. Below is the summary of activities to-date: 1. Theme of the convention is “ Jainism: World of Non-Violence...
Posted: 01.08.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA It is Jain Milan Time again! Time for singles to mingle again! Register now at lowest price until July 31, 2014 Jain Milan 2014 www.jainmilan.org or www.jaina.org (Matrimonial) 9th Annual Jain Youth 3-day Matrimonial / Networking Convention Unique opportunity for 21 to 40+ to meet and find a life partner… in person! Venue: Jain Center of New Jersey 111...
Posted: 08.06.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Jai Jinendra, JAINA Convention 2015 will be held in Atlanta from July 2-5, 2015. Theme for our next JAINA Convention is " Jainism: World of Non-Violence ". We are reaching out to you to submit a logo which reflects this theme. Please submit your entry by June 22, 2014 to convention2015@jaina.org or click on link Submit your entry now! JAINA Convention Board...
Posted: 17.02.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Holiday Message: Compassion Challenge, Planned Giving, YJP and YJA Updates! When: 2/21/2014 From Friday Feb. 21, 5:00 PM to Sunday Feb. 23, 1:00 PM Where: Map this event » Florida International University 11200 SW 8th St Miami, Florida 33174 United States Contact: Chintan Shah shah.chintan.k@gmail.com Phone: (608) 217 4807 Welcome to the 2014 Jain...
Posted: 24.12.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter Holiday Message: Compassion Challenge, Planned Giving, YJP and YJA Updates! Happy Holidays from JAINA! JAINA Invites You to Join the 30 Day Compassion Challenge! Now running from Dec. 24, 2013 to Jan. 24, 2014 JAINA is launching its first 30 Day Compassion Challenge! From Dec. 24 , 2013 to Jan. 24, 2014, we will find new ways to express...
Posted: 13.11.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter Let us together garner Minority Status for Jains in India! 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 our online petition. Benefits of Minority Status: Finance Scholarships for Students Admission Reimbursement of fees Institutional benefits...
Posted: 04.11.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 2014 JAINA Calendars are ready! Do you want to receive your 2014 JAINA Calendar? Be sure to update your JainLink profile today. (Please update your full contact information to ensure receipt) JAINA Calendars will be shipped out on Dec 15, 2013 for delivery before the Holidays! The Calendar Committee is currently seeking volunteers. Interested? Sign up today !
Posted: 03.11.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North Ameri We wish you and your family and Happy Diwali one of celebration, connection, and reflection! (Watch President Obama's Diwali Message by clicking on the image above. For a full statement from the White House, click here ) DIWALI - Meaning, Significance, and Practice As you are enjoying the fruits of past months Paryushan/Das Lakshan spiritual cleansing, soon...
Posted: 10.10.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter 3rd JAINA-AJC Community Partnership Program Washington, D.C. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 D.C. Ahimsa Day Event a Success, Despite Government Shutdown Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 2013 For the first time ever, JAINA teamed up with members of both the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and Claremont Lincoln University (CLU) last Tuesday to discuss how the...
Posted: 04.09.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter Practicing Pratikraman! Paryushana is the most important Jain religious observance of the year. For both Shvetambars, who observe the festival over a period of eight days, and Digambaras, for whom Das Lakshana lasts ten days, this is a time of intensive study, reflection, and purification. The word "paryushana” literally means "abiding" or...
Posted: 21.08.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter INDEPENDENCE DAY GREETING! This past Thursday marked India's Independence Day! As we celebrate, JAINA would like to acknowledge Virchand Raghavji Gandhi, a pioneer in bringing Jainism to the West. But who was V.R. Gandhi? How did he bring Jainism to the West? How was his practice of Jainism reflected in his social justice work? Learn more about...
Posted: 16.08.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Paryushana News Letter 2013: Paryushana, Das Lakshana, Kalpasutra, and Pratikraman Literature in Jain eLibrary Now Jain eLibrary website ( www.jainelibrary.org ) contains more than 7000 books and 5000 articles. In almost 5 years, more than 20,000 registered users use this library and download average 250 files per day. In order to provide some...
Posted: 09.08.2013
 
Workshop Theme STRIKING A BALANCE: - EXAMINING Social, Cultural, and Spiritual environment that our youth face while growing up in North America. Dates – August 16, 2013 to August 18, 2013 Time – August 16 Friday 7 PM to 9 PM and August 17 and 18 - 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM Location – Jain Society of Houston (Big Trailer) Participants The workshop will be most beneficial to Pathashala teachers, potential...
Posted: 05.08.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter 2013 JAINA CONVENTION - Updates and Highlights Missing the 2013 JAINA Convention? Remembering all the great memories? We are in the process of posting 2013 JAINA Convention photos on our Facebook page. Make sure to visit jaina.org daily as we keep posting new photos from the convention. Congratulations to the 2013-15 JAINA Executive Committee!...
Posted: 18.07.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter Thank you from the 2013 JAINA Convention Team! It gives me great pleasure to thank you all for coming to the 17th Biennial JAINA Convention 2013. I hope you all had a great time and memorable experience. I would also like to give a special thank you to the Convention Committee and the countless volunteers for their support and dedication over...
Posted: 30.05.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Shree Shatrunjay Mahatirth – 99 Yatra in 2013 11/17/2013 to 1/16/2014 When: 11/17/2013 Contact: Arvind R. Shah ( Ashah_1941@yahoo.com ) The federation of Jain associations in North America is proud to announce it has CONFIRMED AND FINALIZED the ninety-nine yatras event, which will take place at Palitana in India from NOVEMBER 17, 2013 through JANUARY...
Posted: 25.05.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Award for ISJS Dear Dr. Shugan Jain, Jai Jinendra. During each convention we recognize one of our partner International organizations doing significant amount of work in promoting Jainism via education to non-Jains. We very pleased to inform you that JAINA Executive Committee has unanimously voted to recognize “International School for Jain...
Posted: 23.05.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter Latest episode of lecture series on "Toxic Emotions" by Anop Vora. (Click on image to watch video.) In this last lecture in the series of "Toxic Emotions", Anoopji summarizes all the emotions at a deeper level. This will give you an insight into how to sustain a lasting change in your handling of your emotions. Kumar Chatterji delights us with...
Posted: 23.05.2013
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA - Newsletter 2013 JAINA CONVENTION - Less than four weeks away! Have YOU registered for the 2013 JAINA Convention yet? Over 3,100 people have registered so far and this year is poised to be an unforgettable experience! There will be nearly 250 sessions comprised of regular day programming, special sessions for Jain Networking Forum (JNF) and innovative...
Posted: 11.05.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Latest episode of lecture series on "Toxic Emotions" by Anop Vora. (Click on image to watch video.) In this last lecture in the series of "Toxic Emotions", Anoopji summarizes all the emotions at a deeper level. This will give you an insight into how to sustain a lasting change in your handling of your emotions. Kumar Chatterji delights us with a well-known...
Posted: 01.05.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Academic Scholarship Program The JAINA Academic Scholarship Program (JASP) is designed to attract, identify, and provide meaningful and substantial financial aid to practicing Jain youths in North America who wish to embark on a college career path and have a demonstrated financial need. It is aimed for any bright, hard-working, goal-oriented,...
Posted: 19.04.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America This Saturday April 20th we are broadcasting the very first introductory documentary on life of Shri Virchand Raghavji Gandhi on "Mangalam Jain TV Show" by Jaina. Our special thanks to Mr. Pankaz Chandmal Hingarh from Mumbai for the film. The broadcast schedule for our show worldwide is as follows: Dish Network (U.S.A.) Sahara One Channel 797 Saturday 9:00...
Posted: 17.04.2013
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America A Call to Help after the Boston Marathon Explosions Boston, MA, April 16, 2013 The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) joins Americans of all backgrounds in expressing our profound condolences and sympathies to the people of Boston and participants in the Boston Marathon after the horrific bombings that killed and injured so many...
Posted: 08.03.2013
 
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Posted: 24.12.2012
 
Dear Jain Community and Users of eLibrary Website Jai Jinendra We wish you and your family a Beautiful upcoming Holiday Season and a very Happy New Year full of Love, Laughter, Peace, Prosperity, Happiness, and higher Spirituality. With Warm Regards Members of Jaina Education Committee and Jain eLibrary Project Committee Pravin K Shah jainaedu@gmail.com , 919-859-4994, 919 889 1900 Cel www.jainelibrary.org...
Posted: 22.11.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Gallery From Left: Dr. Manoj Dharmasi - Past JAINA President, Asha Jain from Washington DC and her husband Dr. Sushil Jain President of JAINA, Yogendra Jain - NE VP/Boston, Dipak Doshi- Treasurer/Chicago, Haresh Shah from Wilmington DE, and Dr. Manoj Jain from Memphis TN. JAINA celebrates Diwali at the White House Last week on Diwali day Jains along with...
Posted: 03.11.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA World Community Service (WCS) has launched a Hurricane Sandy Victim's Relief Fund. We would like to help needy Jain families as well as schools and health clinics. Our efforts will be channeled through local Jain Centers in New York/New Jersey area. JAINA DOES NOT CHARGE ANY ADMINISTRATIVE COST - 100% OF YOUR DONATION WILL GO TO RELIEF EFFORTS. In...
Posted: 19.09.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Paryushan Parva September 13, 2012 to September 19, 2012 Samvatsari- September 19, 2012 Das Lakshan September 20,2012 to September 28, 2012 Kshamavani- September 30, 2012 Pratikraman Book in English by Pravin Shah Samvatsari - Pratikraman Powerpoint Presentation by Anop Vora Celebration of the Soul - Paryushan Parv and Das Lakshan - Paryushan is an eternal...
Posted: 08.08.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Statement by the JAINA President Dr. Sushil Jain on Gurudwara Shooting in Oak Creek Wisconsin Sunday 5th August 2012 -- Jain Community in North America (JAINA) is deeply saddened to learn of the shooting that tragically took seven lives and injured few lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At this difficult time, the Sikh community of Oak Creek must know that the...
Posted: 06.08.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America The Pilgrimage Committee of JAINA is pleased to announce 2013 JAINA Yatra to Shri Shikharji and nearby Teerths. The Yatra will start from New Delhi on January 18, 2013 and will end in Kolkata on February 3. Yatra will begin with visit to Dadawadi in New Delhi and plan to visit Hastinapur, Agra, Ayodhya, Varanasi, Champapuri, Rajgir, Veerayatan, Pawapuri,...
Posted: 06.08.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Siddhachalam Jain Tirth Respectfully invites you to the Bhavya Pratishtha of Shikharji at Siddhachalam Auspicious Presence Acharya Roopchand ji MS, Acharya Sadhvi Dr. Sadhna ji MS, Munishri Amrinder ji MS, Munishri Manak ji MS, Bhattarak Charukeerthi ji Swami, Sadhvi Shubham ji MS, Samani Sanmati Pragya ji, Samani Jayant Pragya ji & Gurudev Chitrabhanu...
Posted: 09.07.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Monica Kothari Ambika Pandya The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) is pleased to announce the selection of Ambika Pandya and Monika Kothari as members of its inaugural class of summer interns – one intern will undergo training on important legislative functions on Capitol Hill, and the other will lead a special project to study and...
Posted: 01.03.2012
 
JAINA: Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Our Jain Digest team is happy to announce expansion of JAINA publications and community communication. Given our diversified membership, JAINA will now support multiple publications in different formats backed by an updated news page on our website. Specifically JAINA will publish: Jain Digest - Quarterly - 8-16 page printed; mailed FREE to all 13,000...
Posted: 11.07.2011
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America In this Email Newsletter: Meet JAINA's New Executive Team Did you get your JAINA Digest in the mail? If not, order one - FREE Convention highlights I find the JAINA Conventions as one of the most energizing and invigorating events in my life. Being in the sea of 3000 Jains, scholars, monks, shramnijis, and of course family - it's perfect dose to...
Posted: 16.04.2011
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America JAINA.org April 2011 Newsletter An on-line Jain community In This Newsletter... The Birth of the Spiritual Leader Who Gave Us Ahimsa - By: Gary Francione Significance of Mahavir Jayanti Celebration, 2011 - By: F. J. Dalal Chalo Houston - JAINA Convention - Houston July 1-4, 2011 Free JAINA Calendar Innovative Jain Projects in North America – Poster...
Posted: 16.01.2010
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Please donate securely on-line .. click here Jai Jinendra: News reports on TV and in newspapers have provided us detailed pictures of death, devastation and misery visited upon the poor nation of Haiti. As steadfast believer in Jivdaya, we Jains have moral obligation to help out the survivors of this calamity. JAINA World Community Service is launching a...

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