Jainism Selected Links

Resources from pluralism.org

Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA)
Umbrella organization of over fifty-five Jain centers across North America; publications include the quarterly print magazine, Jain Digest, and the monthly online newsletter, JAINA Spectrum.
www.jaina.org

International Mahavira Jain Mission and Siddhachalam
Located in Blairstown, New Jersey, Siddhachalam is the only Jain pilgrimage site outside of India.
www.siddhachalam.org

Jain Center of New Jersey
This community describes itself as “a citadel of Jainism in the United States.”
www.jaincenternj.org  

Jain Center of Northern California
Founded in 1973, this community opened the Jain Bhawan in 2000; all of the Jain traditions are united in this landmark temple in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley.
www.jcnc.org  

Jain Center of Southern California
Established in 1979 in Buena Park, California; the center’s web site includes streaming audio and video files.
www.jaincenter.net

Jain Meditation International Center
New York-based organization established by Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanu.
www.jainmeditation.org  

Jain Study Circle
Publishers of The Jain Study Circular, a quarterly magazine on Jainism; the site is also a resource for books and other educational materials.
www.jainstudy.org

Jainism: Jain Principles, Tradition and Practices
Extensive resource for sacred texts, pilgrimage places, history, philosophy and news; offers hundreds of links to other web sites related to Jainism.
www.cs.colostate.edu/~malaiya/jainlinks.html

Jainism.org
Online resource for educational articles and other reference materials.
www.jainism.org

Jainworld
Billed as the “Jainism Global Resource Center”; the site provides extensive educational resources.
www.jainworld.com

Wiki-Jain
An online encyclopedia of the Jains; all content is written collaboratively.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jain

Young Jain Professionals
A networking organization that endeavors to “increase the awareness and understanding of Jain principles and heritage.”
www.jaina.org/?page=YJP

Young Jains of America
An umbrella organization created in the hopes of “establishing a network to share Jain heritage and religion through youth;” publishes YoungMinds.
www.yja.org