What is JAINA?

JAINA is an acronym for the Federation of Jain Associations in North America, an umbrella organization of 71 Jain Centers representing 150,000 members in USA and Canada; with a mission to preserve, practice, and promote Jain Dharma and Jain Way of Life. It was founded in 1981 and formalized in 1983. JAINA is the largest organization of Jains outside India and conducts its various programs and initiatives through 35 committees. The dream of unity of all Jains is alive and thriving in North America through JAINA, as it represents Jains of all sects from all regions of the world

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Aug 01, 2020

Jain Society of Central Florida

With help from center members, Jain Society of Central Florida donated 69 Chromebook to Seminole County Public School (SCPS). The donation from JSOCF is in co-ordination with JAINA, Sarva Mangal Family Trust, and Anekant Community Center.

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July 04, 2020

JAINA CALENDAR 2021

The JAINA Calendar Committee mails over 15,000 calendars each year to the addresses in our database. JAINA Calendar committee is updating our records to avoid duplications and calendar wastage. Your cooperation will help us achieve this efficiency

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Aug 01, 2020

Samvatsari Pratikraman in English

Due to COVID-19, we have to celebrate the auspicious festival of Paryushan and Das Lakshana at home unlike every year at the Jain centers.

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