Gautam Swami

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

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Upcoming Events

YJA National Dinner - Chicago Suburbs

  • at 07:00 PM
  • Big Bowl
       Streets of Woodfield 1950 E Higgins Rd
       Schaumburg, IL 60173
  • 18
  • Nov

YJA Celebrates Diwali - Jain Study Center of North Carolina

  • at 10:45 AM
  • Jain Study Center of North Carolina
       509 Carriage Woods Cir
       Raleigh, NC 27607
  • 18
  • Nov

YJA Celebrates Diwali - Jain Center of Greater St. Louis

  • at 02:00 PM
  • Jain Center of Greater Detroit
       11400 Olde Cabin Road
       Creve Coeur, MO 63141
  • 18
  • Nov

Rutgers Good Deeds Day

  • at 12:00 PM
  • The Rutgers Catholic Center
       84 Somerset Street
       New Brunswick, NJ 08904
  • 18
  • Nov

YJA National Dinner - Toronto

  • at 07:00 PM
  • Vegetarian Haven
       17 Baldwin St
       Toronto, Ontario M5T 1L1
  • 24
  • Nov

YJA National Dinner - Gainesville

  • at 06:00 PM
  • Olive Garden
       2711 Clark Butler Boulevard
       Gainesville, FL 32608
  • 02
  • Dec

YJA National Dinner - Bloomington

  • at 07:00 PM
  • The Owlery Restaurant
       118 W 6th Street
       Bloomington, IN 47404
  • 07
  • Dec

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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