Posted: 15.07.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! Congratulations to YJA on an amazing Convention 2016 with 650+ youths participating! On behalf of JAINA, I deeply appreciate all the efforts by YJA Convention Board and all the volunteers. It is sad to know that three students from American Universities were killed in Islamic terror attack in Dhakka. JAINA extends deep...
Posted: 01.07.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! Warm Welcome to 700+ Youths to Los Angeles for YJA Convention from July 1-4, 2016. Theme of YJA Convention is Young Jains: Agents of Change. Our next JAINA Convention will be held in New Jersey from June 30 to July 4, 2017. Please mark your calendar for our first 5-days JAINA Convention! ActionShow App provides a wonderful...
Posted: 21.06.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! GoJainYatra.com is a wonderful platform to reserve Dharmshalas at various Jain Tirths in India. Link is provided at www.jaina.org on home page for your convenience and future use as well. JAINA presents “Young Writers Competition 2016”, Youth are encouraged to participate. Please consider selecting JAINA as your charity...
Posted: 03.06.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! GoJainYatra.com is a wonderful platform to reserve Dharmshalas at various Jain Tirths in India. Link is provided at www.jaina.org on home page for your convenience and future use as well. JAINA presents “Young Writers Competition 2016”, Youth are encouraged to participate. Please consider selecting JAINA as your charity...
Posted: 20.05.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! Jain Center of Greater Austin and Jain Center of British Columbia are celebrating Khatmuhurat/Shilanyas Mahotsav and Pratishtha Mahotsav respectively. Details are given below. JAINA held biannual EC/BOD meeting in Dallas on May 13-15. Details are given below. Sincerely, Ashok Domadia JAINA President Chairman - JAINA BOD Jain...
Posted: 06.05.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! I am pleased to announce that, JAINA has significantly increased digital presence in last few months. Now you can also keep in touch on social media platforms for Jain news, religious articles/videos and other updates. More details are given below. Hope you and family enjoyed colorful Jain Digest. Next Jain Digest will focused...
Posted: 19.04.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Read about Mahavir Janamakalyanak Message from President Jai Jinendra! Wish you and your family sukh sata on the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Janmakalyanak! In last newsletter, we had published about Janmakalyanak of Bhagwan Mahavir. Today, on this auspicious day, we bring you few incidents of Bhagwan Mahavir’s life and also an animated film on the life of...
Posted: 14.04.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! Wish you and family sukh shata on the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Janma Kalyanak! JAINA, with JITO, is proud to present the second phase of the Jain Youth Exchange Program. Details are given below. JAINA Yatra committee brings you wonderful opportunity to perform 99 Yatra at Shree Shatrunjay Mahatirth in India from November...
Posted: 02.04.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! On behalf of JAINA EC and BOD, it gives me great pleasure to extend warm welcome to our newest and 71st JAINA Member - Jain Sangh of Greater Austin. I look forward to greeting them at JAINA BOD meeting in Dallas from May 14 to May 15. Less than 100 spots are left for YJA Convention from July 1-4, 2016 in Los Angeles. Please...
Posted: 21.03.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Message from President Jai Jinendra! Hope all are doing good. 108 feet Rishabhdev’s idol enters in Guiness Book of Records making the Jains, around the world, proud. Shatrunjay Giriraj Mahatirth, Palitana to witness Jain Saints and Devotees to celebrate the auspicious day Fagan-Sud-Teras on 21st March. Warm Regards, Ashok Domadia JAINA President 108 feet...
Posted: 04.03.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Pratishtha Mahotsava of tallest statue (108 feet) of our first Thirthankar Bhagwan Rishabhdev is underway in Nasik, India until March 6, 2016. Jain Community lost an eminent and divine Sant last week - Gurudev Jayantilal Muni. Over 10,000 disciples from all over the world participated in his Samadhi yatra in Petarbar. I was...
Posted: 19.02.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Hope you are keeping warm with storms on both Coasts. Punjab Government in Pakistan demolished a centuries old Jain Temple in Lahore recently. Mr. Amit Shah, BJP President, expressed his displeasure and plans to raise the issue with Pakistan Government. JAINA regrets such senseless act and will work with Jain Leaders in India...
Posted: 05.02.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America  1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! I and several JAINA members attended Veerayatan Global Conference in Rajgiri, India last week. Focus was on upliftment of poor through free Education. JAINA will continue to collaborate in this noble effort. Most of you have received amazing JAINA Calendar 2016. Thank you for your thoughtful donation checks. Micchami...
Posted: 15.01.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAIN Population, Health Secret, Tallest Jain idol, etc. 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Thank you for positive feedback about our recent Jain Digest from many of you. Per Rajeevji Pandya, Chairman - JAINA Calendar Committee, a change in mailing house this year has caused a delay. If you do not receive JAINA Calendar by this month, please contact him...
Posted: 01.01.2016
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Academic Liaison, Jain Digest, YJA/ YJP ETC 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! We wish you & your family a very Happy, Healthy and Spiritually rewarding 2016! Hope we all keep walking on the path of love, compassion & forgiveness as showed by Bhagwan Mahavir in 2016 and beyond. I had the opportunity to meet Jain Leaders in Sydney, Australia and Auckland,...
Posted: 18.12.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Chennai Flood Victims Relief Fund 3rd VEERAYATAN GLOBAL CONVENTION HURRY UP LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION: 12/31/2015 Jai Jinendra! Veerayatan International in collaboration with JAINA announces 8 days Yatra of Tirthdhams in Bihar starting from January 24, 2016. The Yatra will include first three days of stay at Rajgir where Veerayatan Global conference will...
Posted: 15.12.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Chennai Flood Victims Relief Fund CHENNAI FLOOD VICTIMS RELIEF FUND Jai Jinendra! Over the last few weeks, our Madras/Chennai has been inundated as a result of record rains (the worst in over a century). Lakes, rivers and streams have all breached their banks. Millions have been stranded; hundreds of thousands have been driven from their homes, leaving all...
Posted: 11.12.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Bhagwan Idol stolen, Paris attack, etc…  1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Wish you and your family Happy Holidays! As we close out 2015, I take this opportunity to THANK all the volunteers across 70+ Jain Centers in USA and Canada, JAINA Executive Committee, BOD, and JAINA Committees for all your efforts in serving Jain Community, promoting Jain...
Posted: 26.11.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America White house Fellow Program, Manglam TV and Virtual tour 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Hopefully, you are preparing to enjoy upcoming Holidays with your family and friends. As you prepare to close-out this year, kindly consider making your tax deductible donation to JAINA - your Service organization - at www.jaina.org today. JAINA team appreciates...
Posted: 10.11.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Wish you and your family Happy Diwali and spiritually enlightening New Year! Bhagwan Mahavir attained Moksha on Diwali day at mid-night in Pavapuri, Bihar in 527 B.C.. Let us celebrate Mahavir Nirvana with prayers and compassion for all living beings. JAINA recently launched Women’s Committee during JAINA BOD/EC meetings in...
Posted: 30.10.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America JAINA Calendar, Parliament of World’s Religions and more! 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra and Happy Diwali! A beautiful Jain Temple graced the main entrance of Parliament of World’s Religions in Salt Lake City last week for the first time in history of the Parliament - with 9,500 attendees. We had record 40 Jain presentations. JAINA booth was...
Posted: 15.10.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America BE PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER Jai Jinendra Aparigraha, "Where Potential Meets Opportunity" JAINA, Federation of Jain Associations in North America, in collaboration with JITO, Jain International Trade Organization, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) is proud to present: The 2nd phase of Jain Youth Exchange Program [JYEP]. This year's inaugural JYEP Program will take twelve Jain...
Posted: 15.10.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra! Parliament of the World’s Religions will be held in Salt Lake City this weekend. You can watch it live at link provided below. JAINA Leaders are participating as Speakers in several sessions. It may be noted that V. R. Gandhi - first Jain in USA - had addressed this forum with Swami Vivekananda in Chicago in 1893. YJA...
Posted: 05.10.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Hope you and family had good sukh shata and Michchami Dukkadam upon conclusion of Das Lakshan Parv. India’s Prime Minister Modi held a private lunch-on with Community Leaders last Saturday in San Jose, California. JAINA was invited to participate in the lunch. I met and requested PM Modi to strive to stop beef export from India. PM Modi...
Posted: 19.09.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE We wish you sukh shata on auspicious occasion of Das Lakshan Parv. It is a time for introspection in journey towards purification of the soul. The world will become a better place when one will learn the art to seek forgiveness. There are times, when we do or say things, which cause pain to our loving JAINA members. As we reach the...
Posted: 10.09.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra! On behalf of JAINA Executive Committee, we wish you sukh shata on auspicious occasion of Paryushan and Das Lakshan Parv. It is a time for introspection in journey toward purification of soul. It involves examining our own actions/faults, gather good karmas while shedding bad karmas, requesting and granting unconditional forgiveness and initiate a...
Posted: 04.09.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra Aparigraha, Good news - Supreme Court in India has put a stay order on Rajasthan High Court’s judgement and restored Jain practice of Sanlekhna/ Santhara. Thanks for offer of support from many of you. Media Committee has been significantly adding content to JAINA YouTube Channel over the last month. Please visit www.jaina.org...
Posted: 24.08.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Jai Jinendra, PM Narendra Modi will be holding a Town Hall meeting in San Jose, California on September 27, 2015. JAINA is a Welcome Partner Organization and we have limited number of free passes. Please send e-mail to ashokdomadia2009@gmail.com if you wish to attend. Rajasthan High Court recently passed a Judgement banning Jain practice of...
Posted: 09.08.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, 1. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE “Thank you for giving me an opportunity to serve JAINA and Jain Community for next 2 years. I am humbled by the trust you have placed in me. With your support and blessings, your new JAINA Executive Committee (EC) will take JAINA to next level. Your EC is already working hard and have identified following top 3 initiatives:...
Posted: 04.08.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, We are proud to announce that RICHMOND VIRGINIA JAIN CENTER has organized to host a BHOOMI POOJAN for a "BRAND NEW" Shri Shankheshwar Parshwanath Jain Temple Sept 19th & 20th 2015 . A total of 11,750 Square feet of Independent Derasar building on a 4.3 acre lot just north of Richmond, VA (Only.25 miles off Interstate-95 (a major US Highway) We would...
Posted: 22.05.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra Aparigraha, With your help, we have made great progress towards our goal of $70,000. Thus far, we have raised $47,000, which is quite an achievement, let's cross the finish line together! You have seen the headlines by now: "Aid agencies 'running against the clock' in Nepal" "Two earthquakes less than 3 weeks apart" "Second Nepal earthquake forces...
Posted: 02.05.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, As we continue to honor Mahavir Janma Kalyanak, we would like to share with you with an article below as well as an invitation to participate in our "21 Day 'Live and Help Live' Challenge" from May 5 - 26 to deepen your practice of kindness. One way to contribute to JAINA's "Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund" who's efforts are led by the World Community...
Posted: 18.04.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Thank you registered Members, As a reminder, Jains Got Talent is one of the highlights of the upcoming convention. It offers you a unique opportunity to showcase your talent in front of the entire Jain Community during Jaina Convention in Atlanta from July 3-5, 2015. Singers, Magicians, Dancers, Comedians, etc…can now compete to be the winner. Last Few days...
Posted: 15.04.2015
 
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Posted: 12.01.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America 8 January 2015 Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) is deeply saddened by the terrorist attack in Paris. There is no justification for this act of violence; it grossly distorts the message of Islam and is a source of anguish to all sincere believers. We note with appreciation the statement issued by many interfaith leaders around the globe. As...
Posted: 03.01.2015
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, Bring in the New Year by making a resolution to attend the 2015 JAINA Convention in Atlanta from July 2-5, 2015 ! Theme - Jainism: World of Non-Violence Registration fee is only $ 179/adult and $ 149/youth up to February 15th. We currently have more than 2,400 registrants. Hundreds of volunteers are working to make this a memorable C onvention and...
Posted: 29.12.2014
 
Federation Of Jain Associations in North America Jai Jinendra, Dear Friends, Happy holidays to you and your family on behalf of JAINA's Executive Committee, JAINA Board of Directors, Committee Chairs, and Project Leaders! We thank you for your support thus far during our Holiday Fundraiser. As you know, JAINA is the only national organization representing all the Jains in North America irrespective of their...
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...

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