Gautam Swami

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

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Upcoming Events

YJA Thanksgiving Jaap - Detroit

  • at 09:00 AM
  • The Jain Society of Greater Detroit
       29278 West 12 Mile Road
       Farmington Hills, MI 48334
  • 22
  • Nov

YJA Thanksgiving Jaap - Boston

  • at 02:30 PM
  • Jain Center of Greater Boston
       556 Nichols Street
       Norwood, MA 02062
  • 22
  • Nov

YJA Thanksgiving Jaap - Fairfield

  • at 09:30 AM
  • Jain Center of Connecticut Derasar
       96 Chapel St
       Stratford, CT 06614
  • 22
  • Nov

YJA Thanksgiving Jaap - Seattle

  • at 11:30 AM
  • Redmond Jain Derasar
       2904 266th Ave NE
       Redmond, WA 98053
  • 22
  • Nov

YJA Thanksgiving Jaap - Bay Area

  • at 10:00 AM
  • Jain Center of Northern California
       722 S Main St
       Milpitas, CA 95035
  • 22
  • 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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