U.C. Riverside Announces New Endowed Chair in Jain Studies

University of California (USA), February 22, 2017: U.C. Riverside’s College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and the Department of Religious Studies Feb. 17 announced the establishment of its latest endowed chair, the Shrimad Rajchandra Endowed Chair in Jain Studies. The chair is named after renowned Indian poet, philosopher, scholar and reformer of Jain principles Shrimad […]

JCCO Celebrates Official Opening

Ohio (USA), August 8, 2012: The Jain Center of Central Ohio celebrated its official opening, or Pratistha Mahotsav, July 20-23, which was considered an auspicious occasion now that the center has its own temple for celebrations and prayers. Serving a small but vibrant Jain community, JCOCO was founded in 1991, and since its beginning has […]

Latika & Rajiv Jain Fellowship

Florida (USA), August 6, 2012: Applications are invited for the Latika and Rajiv Jain Fellowship in Religious Studies (Jain Studies) at the Florida International University. Interested candidates can apply for this two-year graduate fellowship to be awarded to highly-qualified and motivated students in Religious Studies with focus on Jain Studies. Candidates should have a BA […]

South California Jain Community Reflects On Growth

Southern California (USA), May 2, 2012: The auditorium is alive with brightly colored saris. The turquoise, red, and yellow outfits sparkle as Southern Californian Jains impatiently wait for the annual ceremony to start. Dr. Jayesh Shah is having a hard time quieting the excited audience, which consists of over a thousand people. This Sunday marks […]

Indian Religious leaders meet at the White House

The White House has hosted an interactive meeting with Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh and Jain leaders to listen to their concerns and issues, indicating their increasing role in America’s socio-political milieu. Washington (USA), April 24, 2012: Addressing a meeting of leaders from these religious leaders this past week, Paul Monteiro, Associate Director, White House Office of […]

First Diksha Ceremony in USA

First Diksha Ceremony in USA Badi Diksha of Sadhvi Sanghamitraji (Mangalam) – – News & Article Courtesy: Jaina Education Committee Sadhvi Sanghamitraji, prior known as Mangalamji is associated with Veerayatn, Bihar, India, since her childhood. At the young age of 6 years, she memorized Bhaktamar, Kalyan Mandir and Tatwartha Sutra and other Jain Stotras. She […]

Jain Vishwa Bharati - Houston

JVB Houston Conducts 12th Annual Family Retreat

Bellville (USA), April 4-8,2012: JVB Preksha Meditation Center, Houston conducted a 3-day and 2-night Family Retreat Camp at calm and scenic 66-acre facility Camp Woodmen, Bellville, TX from April 6 through April 8. The camp was attended by over 100 people including families from all over Texas – Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and the Houston […]

List of Jain Temples in USA

Jain Temple – Albany (Bhagwan Mahavir Jain Temple) Jain Temple – Allen Town, Address: 4200 Airport Road Allentown PA 18103 Jain Temple – Bethleham PA, 4105 Gloria Lane Betheleham PA 18017, Phone: 610-868-1213 Jain Temple – Blairstown NJ, Address: 65 Mudd Pond Road Blairstown 07825, Phone: 908-362-9793 Jain Temple – Boston MA, Address: 15 Cedar […]

New York

Temple at Guttengerg The construction works of this temple this temple was completed on the 17th of October 1993 under the guidance of Santh Kumari Sathyavathi. It is being maintained by a person called Sri Kumar Shah. Temple Address – Sri Kumar Shah, 7020, Polk Street, 16 Guttengerg, N.J. 07093 U.S.A. Temple at Elmhurst 4311 Ithaca Street, […]

Siddhachalam – New Jersey

Temple History – Siddhachalam is a beautiful place that is spread over an area of 170 acres, it has being constructed by the inspiration of Acharya Sushil Muniji. Many function related to Jainism are conducted here. The models of Sammeda Shikarji, Pavapuri and Girinar can be found here. We can also find a Digambar Jain temple […]

New Jersey Essex Falls

Main Deity – Idol of Bhagawan Parshwanatha in the padmasana posture. Temple History – The construction work of this temple was completed on August 24, 1980. The Jain temple was established in the year 1982 with Bhagawan Parshwanatha as the main deity with idols of Bhagawan Adinatha and Bhagawan Mahavira on either sides. Temple Address […]

Cherry Hill

Main Deity – Idol of Bhagawan Mahavira Temple History – Serving 400 families in the Tri-statearea of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, the Jain Sangh was inaugurated in 1980 and the temple was established in 1990 in an old church. It has the 30inches high idol of Bhagawan Mahavira Swami flanked by Shree Rishabhdev and Shree […]

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