Thank you to those who attended our
18th Biennial JAINA Convention!
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 :
1. Increase Youth involvement
2. Jain Education including increased use of TV and Internet
3. Improve JAINA’s reach to reach out to most/all Jains in North America
We plan to bring you regular JAINA eNewsletter to keep you informed. Thank you for your continued support and involvement with JAINA. Hopefully you and family enjoyed JAINA Convention in Atlanta and returned home with some pleasant memories, if you attended the Convention."
To read more about what our new Executive Members have to say about their
commitment and goals for the growth of JAINA Click Here.
Nepal Relief Fund
Thank you message to those who pledged, also a thank you to the JNF & JM for their service activity of creating quilts blankets, next steps - they are sending a team to Nepal in Aug / Sept.
We would like to send our greatest gratitude to those who pledged and donated towards the Nepal Relief Fund. Your support has helped us SURPASS our goal of $70,000 to raise $76,000! We also send our thanks to the Jain Networking Forum and Jain Milan for creating beautiful quilts during a service activity at the 2015 JAINA Convention to be sent to Nepal.
We have organized a 99 Yatra event to the Shatrunjay Mahatirth in Palitana in 2016. The yatra will commence in India from November 14, 2016 through January 13, 2017. The ninety-nine yatra will be performed under the guidance of Acahrya Bhagwant (Name to be announced later on) and Shri Punch Parmeshati Ratna Narendrabhai Nandu and his team.
Get Involved with the Jain Digest
The online version of JAINA’s publication. Here you can find our publications from 2007 to the most current issue to read about current Jain events and explore various informative articles. JAINA started publishing the Jain Digest in 1985, and with the support of readers like you, we have continued our growth in reaching larger populations. We hope you enjoy our publications!
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It is because of the generous financial support from members like you that helps to ensure the sustainability of Jain Digest for years to come. If you have not donated already, please take a moment to do so.
Mangalam TV Show
Mangalam is the 1st ever Jain television program to be produced in North America. The show’s purpose is to educate, showcase and build greater awareness of the practical applications of Jainism in our daily lives through television. In last 7 short years it has produced 152 episodes & have progressed from local to international audience making “Mangalam Show” a household name worldwide. This show reaches 51 countries around the world, available on television and the internet. Click here to watch online episodes.
JAINA Education Loan Program (JELP)
JAINA Educational Loan Program (JELP) is to provide financial aid to practicing Jain youths in North America who wish to embark on a college career path and have a demonstrated financial need. JELP will provide five (5) need-based educational loans to graduating high school seniors entering college to pursue higher education. Loan amounts are $3,000 per student per academic year. Click here to read more about the eligibility criteria.
Due Date Extends: 31st August! HURRY UP!
RICHMOND VIRGINIA JAIN CENTER is hosting 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. RVJC would like to request support from everyone to help us build this Jain Temple & cordially invites all Jains across USA to participate in the Mahotsav.
Please RSVP by August 10th so we can help you find nearby hotels
Saturday Sept 19th 1:30pm to 7pm & Sunday 9am to 2pm. Click here to view Full Details