Mahavir Jayanti: A Jain Celebration

Left: A statue of Lord Mahavira. Right: Lord Mahavira after achieving enlightenment. The Jainism holiday of Mahavir Jayanti, celebrated on April 13th this year,

Diwali Festival 2013

Diwali, A Multi-Faith Festival of Lights, Is This Weekend

On November 3, 2013, Diwali will be celebrated by the Jains, Sikhs and the Hindus. Diwali is meant to symbolize the triumph of knowledge

CBS World Religions: Tibetan Buddhism, Christian Science, Jainism

New TV Show to Examine Three World Religions

A program exploring three of the world’s religions will be screened on CBS on Sunday, October 13th. The show will focus on Tibetan Buddhism,

Jain Oshwal Center in Nairobi, Kenya

Jain Community Comes to the Aid of Westgate Mall Attack Victims

The Jain Oshwal Community Center in Nairobi, Kenya, was the site of volunteer relief efforts after the Westgate Mall attacks When a jihadist commando

Young Generation of Jains in USA Shoulder The Responsibility of Evolving Their Religion

Young American Jains dance during a youth activity at the 2013 JAINA Conference. Photo: Young Jains of America The young people of the Jain

Paryushan Festival

Shvetambar and Digambar Jains Unite For the First Time To Celebrate The Festival Of Paryushan

Jains visit a Temple while observing the Paryushan festival The followers of the two most prominent sects of the Jain religion came together to

Jainism being endorsed in South Florida with the help of a Jain couple

It was in 2009 when a small Jain community in south Florida constructed a temple where they could gather with their families and practice