Jain Samaj Europe

Published: 26.04.2008
Updated: 03.01.2018
JSE, Jain Centre Leicester
Jain Centre
32, Oxford Street
  • Tel.: 0116 254 11 50
  • http://www.jaincentreleicester.com/

Jain Centre's mission is to be recognized nationally and internationally as an organization for establishing a network to share Jain heritage and religion.

The aims of Jain Samaj Europe, Leicester are...

  1. The advancement of the Jain Religion and principles of Jainism, particularly but not exclusively by the provisions of place of meeting, worship, study and library.
  2. Research and publications on Jainism in simple language.
    a) For Jains
    b) For Europeans at large
    c) For Scholars, studying religions in general.
    d) Publications of Comprehensive Bibliography for Jains Studies.
  3. Training teachers for Jainism.
  4. Co-ordination for Jain Institutions, followers of Jainism and scholars doing research in Jainism in Europe.
  5. To promote the principle - AHIMSA (Non-violence), especially vegetarianism and to encourage research at that end.
  6. To inform and publish Jain Map of India, with provision of places of pilgrimages. Jain Institutions and Jain community in India.
  7. To organise religious tours of pilgrimages in India.
  8. To foster and understanding of the place of Jainism in context to other religions.
  9. Co-operation with like minded organisation.


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