Gautam Swami

This release explores why Jains celebrate Gautam Swami on New Year's Day

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2019 National Essay Competition: Presented by JAINA Education Committee, In Partnership with YJA and YJP

  • at 12:00 PM
  • Winners will be announced
       at the 2019 JAINA Convention
       Ontario, CA
  • 01
  • Mar

YJA National Dinner: Pre-Convention Edition - Suwanee, GA

  • at 07:00 PM
  • Chipotle
       3186 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd
       Suwanee, GA 30024
  • 21
  • Jun

YJA Lake Weekend

  • at 02:00 PM
  • Austin, Texas
       2000 Windy Terrace Building 19
       Austin, TX 78726
  • 22
  • Jun

YJA National Picnic: Pre-Convention Picnic - NYC

  • at 04:00 PM
  • Central Park
       Central Park
       New York City, NY 10019
  • 22
  • Jun

YJA National Dinner: Pre-Convention Edition - Seattle, WA

  • at 06:30 PM
  • The Melting Pot
       14 Mercer Street
       Seattle, WA 98109
  • 22
  • Jun

YJA National Dinner: Pre-Convention Edition - Morrisville, NC

  • at 07:00 PM
  • Taco Bell
       1108 Morrisville Carpenter Rd
       Morrisville, NC 27560
  • 28
  • Jun

YJA National Dinner: Pre-Convention Edition - Birmingham, AL

  • at 07:00 PM
  • California Pizza Kitchen
       238 Summit Blvd ste b
       Birmingham, AL 35243
  • 29
  • Jun

YJA College Panel - Chicago

  • at 02:30 PM
  • Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago
       435 IL-59
       Bartlett, IL 60103
  • 29
  • Jun

A Talk on Veganism - Chicago

  • at 03:30 PM
  • Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago
       435 IL-59
       Bartlett, IL 60103
  • 29
  • Jun

YJA Houston Summer Bash

  • at 05:00 PM
  • 4014 Cabrera Drive Sugar Land, Texas 77479
       4014 Cabrera Drive
       Houston, TX 77479
  • 27
  • Jul

Spotlight on: Sanghs

Each spring, Jain communities come together to celebrate the birth of Mahavir Bhagwan. YJA members across the country joined in! Performing skits and MCing cultural programs; participating in pujas and swapna darshans; volunteering to serve food – these are just some of the ways that young Jains were present at sanghs large and small. During these events, we also love to take the time to share our YJA stories, and both board members and LRs could be found speaking on stage and hosting tables to let their communities know exactly what YJA does for their youth.

Being present in local sanghs is just one way YJA works to strengthen the Jain youth community in the US and beyond. Support our work in growing the next generation of Jain leaders, today!

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