Posted: 07.11.2014
 
Vegan Jains On Sat Nov 1 and Sun Nov 2, seven Jain centers celebrated Compassion and Jivdaya on World Vegan Day. The Jain Centers of New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Detroit, Metropolitan Washington DC, Northern CA (JCNC) and Southern CA organized dynamic events including speakers, a film collage, and a delicious lunch with additional food tastings at some centers. Here’s the lunch that was served at JCNC: Dal...
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: 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: 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: 26.08.2013
 
Vegan Jains Paryushan , the Jain festival of penance and forgiveness will begin in a few weeks. During the festival, followers of the Jain faith traditionally fast , repent , and forgive . For lay members, fasting often entails avoiding activities that are traditionally thought to cause more himsa than others, such as eating root vegetables or eating after sunset. As someone who has come across the activities...
Posted: 11.08.2013
 
Vegan Jains Based on the combined work of 15 Jain Center of Greater Boston volunteers and his own personal stories, Sanjay provides a compelling case for Jains to become vegan as the true expression of vegetarianism based on ahimsa. Video:
Posted: 24.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains Dr. Jina: , Calcium Protein, B12 Here are some recent videos in which I discuss how i became vegan and address concerns with Calcium, Protein and B12. My story is similar to other doctors raised in Jain families who have come to learn and now incorporate into our practices how healthy a vegan diet is. It is especially beneficial for those of us who are vegetarian Indians that have a high...
Posted: 24.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains Sudhanshu and Sanjay gave two excellent powerpoint presentations at JCNC this weekend as part of the 13th Anniversary celebrations. Indirect Violence And Global Warming by Sudhanshu Jain Indirect violence and global warming by sudhanshu jain from Christian Geerdes Ahimsak (Vegan) Lifestyle by Sanjay Jain Ahimsak (vegan) lifestyle by sanjay jain from Christian Geerdes Downloads...
Posted: 20.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains Video: Dr. Gabriel Cousens I asked Rabbi and physician (M.D., N.D. and diplomate in Ayurveda) Dr. Gabriel Cousens about Jainism and Veganism. He describes the violence to self in terms of adverse health effects from consuming animal products including dairy and connects veganism to our 5 anuvrats, also familar to yogis as the yamas.
Posted: 04.07.2013
 
Vegan Jains: Professor Gary Francione is undertaking a fast from July 4-7, 2013 to express his conviction that consumption of dairy and is incompatible with our Jain ideal of ahimsa and distress that the JAINA convention will serve dairy products. He explains below: I will not be attending the JAINA convention this year. But I will be fasting for the entire four days of the Convention to express my concern that...
Posted: 26.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Dr. Shrenik Shah: I interviewed my parents' physician who has been practicing internal medicine for 27 years. Raised Jain and having learned more about the hinsa of dairy, after his patient brought him Diet for...
Posted: 26.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Keval: Mahersh and Nishma recorded a fellow UK based Jain Vegan group member, Keval, who discusses his journey with brevity, sincerity and clarity, a winning combination.
Posted: 26.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Mahersh and Nishma: Mahersh and Nishma started the group Jain Vegans based in the UK. Here they discuss the reasons they become vegan and display the plant milks they use, along with an appetizing and creamy...
Posted: 25.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Prof. Gary Francione: I interviewed Prof. Gary Francione in his office in Newark, NJ and heard how he learned about veganism and Jainism.
Posted: 25.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Gurudev Chitrabhanu: Gurudev Chitrabhanu describes the karmic consequences of consuming hinsic dairy in engaging and thorough fashion.
Posted: 24.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Sagar K. Shah - JAINA Vegan Booth 1: Sagar K. Shah, who is based in the UK, speaks from Jaipur and Delhi, where he is studying at the International Jain Studies Summer program about his journey to veganism, the...
Posted: 24.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Seema & Amman - Why Vegan: Bay area food justice activists and vegans Seema and Amman have a conversation about their evolution to veganism.
Posted: 24.06.2013
 
Vegan Jains Vegan Jains This is one in a series to videos that we are posting in time to be viewed at the Eco-Vegan booth at the JAINA Convention in Detroit over the July 4 2013 weekend. Pramodaben - Vegan Journey: Pramodaben discusses her journey towards veganism, the role of mothers in encouraging their families towards a vegan diet and the empathy mothers feel towards dairy cows...

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