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 32 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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July 13, 2020

CALL TO JAIN YOUTH IN NORTH AMERICA FOR AN ESSAY CONTEST HOSTED BY JAINA VRG MEMORIAL COMMITTEE

Shri Virchand Raghavji Gandhi (VRG) Memorial Committee is pleased to announce an essay contest for Jain youth in the USA and Canada.

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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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July 13, 2020

Samvatsari Pratikraman in English

For the first time ever due to Pandemic JAINA is Hosting Samvatsari English Pratikraman on Zoom

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