Jainism

On Gandhi’s Birthday, GreenFaith Announces Hindu And Jain Scholar In Residence

October 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Greenfaith

http://greenfaith.org/media/press-releases/on-gandhi2019s-birthday-greenfaith-announces-hindu-and-jain-scholar-in-residence

On the anniversary of Gandhi’s birthday, GreenFaith is pleased to announce that Dr. Pankaj Jain has become GreenFaith’s Hindu and Jain Scholar in Residence, and will work with GreenFaith to strengthen...

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Hindus Greet Jains On Paryushana

September 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Newstrack India

Wire Service: ANI

http://newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/177328

Hindus have sent greetings to Jain communities worldwide for the upcoming Paryushana festival.

Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, expressed warmest greetings on behalf of Hindu community on Jain parv of Paryushana, wishing peace and blessings toll the Jains.

Hindus Greet Jains On Paryushana

September 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Newstrack India

Wire Service: ANI

http://newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/177328

Hindus have sent greetings to Jain communities worldwide for the upcoming Paryushana festival.

Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, expressed warmest greetings on behalf of Hindu community on Jain parv of Paryushana, wishing peace and blessings toll the Jains.

Jains Flock to Queens to Consecrate Temple

June 28, 2010

Author: Ivan Pereira

Source: YourNabe.com

http://www.yournabe.com/articles/2010/06/28/queens/qns_jain_ceremony_20100624.txt

An Elmhurst temple was the site of one of the most holy rituals in the Jain religion and thousands of worshipers from around the world gathered there to take part in the ceremony.

The Jain Center of America Inc. New York, at 43-11 Ithaca St., held a Shri Ashtapadji Pratishtha Mahotsav...

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Norwood's Jain Center Celebrating Move This Weekend

June 23, 2010

Author: Lindsay Briggs

Source: Wicked Local Norwood

http://www.wickedlocal.com/norwood/news/x383299598/Norwoods-Jain-center-celebrating-move-this-weekend

Jitendra Vora, Sanjay Shah and Arti Mehta, all members of the Jain Center of Greater Boston, sat in a meeting room on June 21 at their new temple, located on Nichols Street, preparing for this weekend’s upcoming celebration.

Volunteers...

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Dr Rowan Williams Visits Oshwal Centre Near Potters Bar

May 11, 2010

Author: Alex Hayes

Source: Times Series

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/8157627.Archbishop_of_Canterbury_visits_Jain_temple/

The leading cleric in the Church of England visited a temple near Potters Bar on Friday to find out more about Jainism.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, joined around 250 members of the community at the largest Jain temple in Europe, in Northaw.

Dr Williams...

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FIU's Study Of Rare Religion Gets a Boost

April 21, 2010

Author: Michael Vasquez and Jaweed Kaleem

Source: The Miami Herald

http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/04/16/1582096/fius-study-of-rare-religion-gets.html

With perhaps 10 million adherents worldwide -- the vast majority of them in one country, India -- Jainism might be called a bit player on the stage of world religions. Florida International University religious studies professor Nathan Katz, however, would beg to...

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Jains Get Closer to Having Their Own Place Of Worship In Auckland

April 9, 2010

Author: Arun Shanghvi

Source: The Chakra

http://www.chakranews.com/jain’s-get-closer-to-having-their-own-place-of-worship-in-auckland/703

With the visit of Jain leader, Munishri Jinchandraji to Auckland, the Jain community is one step closer to building a place of worship of their own there.  As the community, with the help of Jinchandraji are making progress towards their goal, they are looking...

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Hindus, Muslims Rebuild Shrines And Peace In Bareilly

March 22, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Sify News

http://sify.com/news/hindus-muslims-rebuild-shrines-and-peace-in-bareilly-news-national-kdwqEbhjdde.html

If the recent riots made Bareilly cry for peace, the trouble-torn district in western Uttar Pradesh is now witnessing a rare show of communal harmony now -- Muslims taking up the construction of a damaged temple and Hindus joining hands to restore a mazar...

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Holi Finds Mention In US Congress

March 19, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Indian Express

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Holi-finds-mention-in-US-Congress/593081

Holi, the festival of colours, has found mention in the US Congress with an American lawmaker from New York terming it as a "visually stunning" event. 

Holi is a time when communities come together after a long winter to welcome the spring harvest, Congressman Steve Israel said in the House of...

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