21.01.2018 ►Jaina Education ►Status Report - 3rd Jain workshop at Atlanta

Published: 21.01.2018
Updated: 23.01.2018

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Federation of Jain Associations in North America
JAINA Education Committee
Jain eLibrary


Jai Jinendra,

Jain Society Greater Atlanta and Jaina Education Committee have jointly organized the 3rd Jain workshop from Friday March 2, 2018 to Sunday March 4, 2018. 

We request individual Jain Centers of North America to circulate this e-mail to their members and to sponsor one or two pathshala teachers as well.

We had a great success on our past two Workshops conducted in Raleigh, NC in 2017.  Please view few photos of these workshops by clicking the following link

http://www.jainlibrary.org/$workshop3/02_jain_workshop_photos_2017.pdf

Registration Status

As of today we have 20 people registered for the workshop.

If you are planning to attend the workshop, please do not wait because we will close the registration when 40 people are registered

Workshop language will be in English with some Hindi and Gujarati explanation.

Workshop Registration and Fee:

The registration fee is $50.00 per person.  It includes all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and workshop material. Please follow the link below to register and to make payment via Paypal or Credit card to the “Jain Education International”Please do not wait, we will close the registration once we reach to 40 participants.

Registration Form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/u/1/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMQGhqPXUyo36v8du47ivCzLZ2OB4xXfR9T3mci52L943HfA/viewform

If you have any difficulty to filling out the Workshop registration form or if you have any other question, send an e-mail to Sejal Shah sejal2003[at]gmail.com or Pravin Shah jainaedu[at]gmail.com.

Free Registration for the past JAB participants and Pathshala Teachers of any JAINA Pathashalas

An anonymous donor has sponsored the past JAINA JAB, YJA JAB participants, Coaches and Admin Team and current Pathashala Teachers of JAINA Pathashalas.  Please complete the registration form and on paypal/Credit Card link, please pay $1.00 instead of $50.00.  This way we will know that you are a past JAB candidate or current Pathashala teacher.

Hotel Accommodation

Country Inn and Suites,

5970 Jimmy Carter Blvd.,

Norcross, GA 30071

$81.00 + tax - Two double beds (If we occupy their minimum required rooms)

Hotel is about five minutes driving distance from the Jain center of Atlanta

If you have any question with regards to hotel, please contact Sameer Shah 313 215 5158 or Pritesh Ostawal 770 807 6187 or send them an email  ec[at]jsgatemple.org.

Workshop Detail

Workshop Theme and Purpose

STRIKING A BALANCE: - EXAMINING Social, Cultural, and Spiritual environment that our youth face while growing up in North America

To educate both adults and youth (over 14 years of age) with regards to the fundamental principles and philosophy of Jainism and how to apply these principles in all walks of life through practical examples.  This includes social, business, family, ethical, religious and spiritual environment.

Workshop Moderator

Workshop moderator is Pravin K Shah, Jaina Education Committee chairperson and Jain eLibrary Project in-charge

Workshop Duration and Location

Date and Time

March 2, 2018 Friday 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (includes Dinner time before Sun set)
March 3, 2018 Saturday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (Lunch, and Dinner time before Sun set)
March 4, 2018 Sunday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (includes Lunch time)

Workshop Venue/ Location

Jain Society-Greater Atlanta
669 S Peachtree St, Norcross, GA 30071
www.jsgatemple.org Telephone 770 807 6187

Food

Simple Vegan food (absolutely no dairy product) will be served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for all three days.  No fried foods will be served as a way to promote healthy living. 

Paper Product

All paper products such as plates, bowls, napkins, and glasses will be used of eco-friendly, bio- degradable, and from recycled materials. 

Workshop Overview and Major Topics

The workshop takes Jainism beyond being just a religious identification for people.  It discusses the fundamentals, which can be easily apply in our daily life.  The workshop uses interactive method of Learning and Communication, which needs debates, discussions and open mindedness. The workshop is not a lecture format where the audience has very little input in terms of participation and discussion. ……to continue to read, please click the following link.

Workshop Overview and Major Topics

Pre Requisite Reading Material

For the preparation of Workshop, we recommend the participants the following reading material to read.  You will be able to download pdf file easily.

Article - Pathshala: The Next Generation of American Jains

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_article/pathshala_next_generation_of_american_jains_199997_data.pdf

Article - Jain Way of Life and Ethical Living and Environment

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_article/Jain_Way_of_Life_and_Ethical_Living_and_Environment_200002_data.pdf

Article - Jain Karma Philosophy - Punya (Meritorious) and Päp (Sinful) Karma_V10

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_article/Jain_Karma_Philosophy_Punya_and_Pap_Karma_200000_data.pdf

Article - Jain Agam Literature

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_article/Jain_Agam_LiteratureC_200004_data.pdf

Article - Historical Perspective of Samvatsari Day and Jain Calendar

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_article/Samvatsari_Tithi_Article_V4_20120905_200020_data.pdf

Article - Contemporary Jain Way of Compassionate and Ethical Living - V3

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_article/Contemporary_Jain_Way_of_Compassionate_Living_V3_200030_data.pdf

Jainism 101 - Reverence for Life (Most of the basic topics of Jainism are explained)

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_book/$JES901_Jainism_E7_20090301_000201_data.pdf

Essence of World Religions (Contains summary of major religions)

http://www.jainlibrary.org/elib_master/jaina_edu/jaina_edu_book/$JES911_Essence_of_World_Religions_E3_20061219_000211_data.pdf

If you have any question, please feel free to contact

Administrators

Samir Shah 313 215 5158
Pritesh Ostwal 770 807 6187
ec[at]jsgatemple.org

Jain Society of Greater Atlanta

 

Moderator

Pravin K Shah
Jaina Education Committee
919 889 1900 Cell
jainaedu[at]gmail.com

Sources
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