Gautam Swami

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

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YJA Mid-West Retreat 2019

  • at 07:00 PM
  • South Haven
       376 65th Street
       South Haven, MI 49090
  • 22
  • Feb

YJA Cleans the Temple

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  • Jain Center of Louisville
       4213 Accomack Dr
       Louisville, KY 40241
  • 23
  • Feb

YJA Volunteers at JCGB Winter Day Camp

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  • Jain Center of Boston
       556 Nichols St
       Norwood, MA 02062
  • 23
  • Feb

YJA Prepares Meals For The Homeless

  • at 05:00 PM
  • Long Beach Friends Church
       850 Atlantic Ave
       Long Beach, CA 90813
  • 24
  • Feb

JITO Speed Mentoring

  • at 07:00 PM
  • Falkonry Inc.
       1309 S. Mary Ave
       Sunnyvale, CA 94087
  • 28
  • Feb

YJA South Retreat 2019

  • at 05:00 PM
  • Messiah Ranch
       10061 Taylor Road
       Bryan, TX 77808
  • 15
  • Mar

YJA Southeast Retreat 2019

  • at 05:00 PM
  • The Lodge at Harpers Creek
       616 Harpers Creek Road
       Ellijay, GA 30540
  • 29
  • Mar

YJA West Retreat 2019

  • at 07:00 PM
  • Bar SZ Ranch
       10001 Willow Creek Rd
       Paicines, CA 95043
  • 29
  • Mar

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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