President Obama talks about Lord Mahavira and wishes Jains "Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak"

Posted: 17.10.2009
 
JAINA : Federation of Jain Associations in North America Thursday, October 15, 2009 President Obama said "in Jainism this occasion (Diwali) celebrates the attainment of Nirvana by Lord Mahavira - one of the long lines of spiritual leaders known for achieving enlightenment by freeing themselves of base human impulses and emotions " ( click here to see the video on YouTube ) " Happy Diwali and Saal...

Conference on Capitol Hill: Celebrating Non-Violence

Posted: 09.09.2009
 
JAINA: Federation of Jain Associations in North America Invitation JAINA Goes to Washington Join Us "Celebrating Non-Violence" Conference on Capitol Hill Dear Jains in North America, JAINA invites you to the first-ever, "Celebrating Non-Violence" legislative conference on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, October 7th, 2009. You will have an opportunity to promote 21st-century...

JAINA - International Interreligious Encounter, Monterrey Mexico - Raksha J. Shah : 'Mutual Co-Existence and Interdependence...'

Posted: 24.10.2007
 
"Lord Mahavir has proclaimed that, all souls including human beings, nature, all other creatures together with the universe are a part of the Universal Web of Life and thereby we are all directly or in an indirect way interdependent on each other. If we want to be happy and live peacefully, we need to follow the principles of Ahimsa [non-violence], Anekant [non-absolutism] and Aparigraha [ non-possessiveness]...

JAINA - Interreligious Encounter At Monterrey, Mexico. 2007-09-20

Posted: 21.10.2007
By Anop R. Vora
Anger, ego, deceit, and greed arising out of attachment and aversion are the soul’s impurities. To remove such impurities, Jainism has prescribed six essential practices (rituals) known as Ävashyaka to be performed daily of which Pratikramana is defined as the 4th Ävashyak. The book is dedicated to people around the world committed to compassionate living for their continued effort in promoting...

English Pratikraman - Observance of Self-Reflection

Posted: 31.08.2007
By Pravin K. Shah
Anger, ego, deceit, and greed arising out of attachment and aversion are the soul’s impurities. To remove such impurities, Jainism has prescribed six essential practices (rituals) known as Ävashyaka to be performed daily of which Pratikramana is defined as the 4th Ävashyak. The book is dedicated to people around the world committed to compassionate living for their continued effort in promoting...

JAINA Delegation To Buckingham Palace - To Attend Launching Of The Catalogue Of The Jain Manuscripts Of The British Library

Posted: 21.06.2007
 
JAINA has been taking its delegation to India for many charitable and humanitarian purposes. But May 15th, 2007 was the first time that JAINA took its delegation to attend the grand ceremony held at splendid and revered premises, Buckingham Palace. The delegation was led by JAINA President Kirit C. Daftary, joined by Director at Large, Arvin Shah and VRG Committee member Prakash Mody and others. Over 300...

JAINA - West Coast Jain Leadership Summit

Posted: 21.03.2007
 
Saturday, May 5th, 2007. Jain Center of Northern California at Milpitas, CA

JAINA - Mid Atlantic Leadership Conference - Planning & Leading Organization Vision For Year 2020

Posted: 20.03.2007
 
Saturday April 7, 2007 9:00 am - 8:00 pm Hampton Inn, 9670 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD, 20740. phone: 301-345-2200

Jaina Education Committee - Request for Your Support

Posted: 29.08.2005
By Pravin K. Shah
Accomplishments The current Education Committee was established by JAINA in the year 2000. Within five years, the committee has prepared / revised, published, and distributed the following Pathashala material: 7 Pathashala books from Elementary level to College level (level1 to level 4) students One children Game Reference Material - Jainism Booklet, Essence of World Religion Book, and Jaina Education CD The...

JAINA Program, Prayers & Blessings for the 2004 Parliament Of The World's Religions

Posted: 02.07.2004
 
JAINA Program, Prayers & Blessings for the 2004 Parliament Of The World's Religions Pathways to Peace Jain Prayers and Blessing Obeisance Prayer I bow and seek inspiration from the perfect souls, liberated souls, religious leaders, religious teachers, and all monks and nuns in the world. These five obeisances erase all sins. Offering this obeisance is the most auspicious of all benedictions. [ Editors , see...