International Jain group seeks funds for derasar in London

The Jain Network of London, along with the Jain International Organisation, recently acquired a piece of property worth 7 million pounds in Colindale, London to build a derasar spread across 30,000 sqft. Mumbai (Maharashtra), May 15, 2016: A delegate of the Jain community in London is in Mumbai to seek sponsors for building a derasar […]

Stunning Jain manuscripts from the 13th century go online

Works in Sanskrit, Prakrit, Hindi, Gujarati and Rajasthani have been digitised by the British Library. Image credit:  via www.jainpedia.org Adhai-dvipa, ‘Two and a half continents’. Painting on cloth, 18th century (British Library Or 13937).Most of the Jain manuscripts originally belonged in several individual collections acquired in India during the 19th century by Indologists and employees […]

Rare Jain text declared world heritage document

London (UK), June 21, 2013: One of the most important documents of the Jain community has been declared a global treasure by Unesco. Shantinatha Charitra – a text written in Sanskrit, that describes the life and times of Shantinatha, the 16th Jain Tirthankara has been included in the most prestigious list of the world’s greatest […]

New Jain temple – tourist attraction for Barnet

London (United Kingdom), January 3, 2013: A religious organisation hoping to build a three-storey temple in Barnet say it would become “a gift” to the area and a major tourist attraction. The Jain Centre, the London headquarters of the Jainism faith, is looking to demolish its existing offices in Colindale Avenue, Colindale, and replace it […]

Man chosen to show sacred Jain artefacts to Queen

A man from Golders Green was invited to show the Queen some of the sacred treasures belonging to the Jain religion as part of her Golden Jubilee celebrations. ::related_image::images/news/news_updates/News-24-Feb-UK-Queen.jpg::/related_image:: London (United Kingdom) February 22, 2012: A man from Golders Green was invited to show the Queen some of the sacred treasures belonging to the Jain […]

London

Kailash Giri Jain Temple Name – Kailash Giri Jain Temple – London Temple History – This temple is popularly called as Kailash Giri Jain temple. It was constructed under the guidance of Santh Kumari Satyawatiji. Sri Parshwanath Digambar Jain Mandir – London Temple Address – 25 Sunny Gardens Road, Hendon North west, 41 – SL London, […]