On this day we were reminded once again about the message of our Lord Mahavir. His teachings can be summarized into what we call today as the three Jewels, "Samyag Darshan", "Samyag Gyan" and "Samyag Charitra". How do we behold this teaching on a daily basis to "Live and Help Live"?
Let's start with "Samyag Darshan( Right Faith). Without having faith we cannot go any further in gaining the benefits of having a Jain life. We must first believe that the path that our Thirthankaras have laid out for us is correct. This path will lead us to a purer soul and rid us of our passions. READ MORE
JAINA AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT
The application deadline for the Awards Committee, which was March 29th, has passed. Applications are no longer being accepted. For any questions or concerns please email Dr. Nitin Shah at email@example.com.
2015 CONVENTION UPDATE
Over 2,700 people have already registered.
This is going to be a sellout Jain community gathering with exciting programs for the whole family to register as soon as possible!
JAINA SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
APPLICATIONS DUE BY APRIL 24
The JAINA Summer Internship (JASI) is a full-time, intensive internship offering U.S. undergraduate and graduate students a chance to work with a service-based community organization in a start-up environment. JASI interns receive hands-on experience that provides professional, leadership and personal growth in the areas of non-profit project management, IT support, and social networking/community building, as well as rewarding opportunities to support the global Jain community.
This internship runs from June 1 until August 24. Five selected interns will receive a $2,000 stipend.
JAINA ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - APPLY TODAY! APPLICATIONS DUE BY MAY 15
The JAINA Academic Scholarship program (JASP) will provide educational scholarships to high school seniors going into college who wish to pursue higher learning in the fields of arts, science, engineering and literature . At this time JAINA will not provide fellowships or loans. The scholarship award will be known as the need-based JAINA Academic Scholarship Award (JASP). Learn more.