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

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  • Winners will be announced
       at the 2019 JAINA Convention
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  • 01
  • Mar

YJA Chit and Chaat- Louisville

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  • 28
  • Apr

YJA & JCGB Celebrate Mahavir Janma Kalyanak

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  • Jain Center of Greater Boston
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       Norwood, MA 02062
  • 28
  • Apr

YJA & JCOCO Celebrate Mahavir Janma Kalyanak

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  • Jain Center of Central Ohio
       6683 S Old State Rd
       Lewis Center, 43035
  • 04
  • May

YJA & JSCNC Celebrate Mahavir Jayanti

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  • Jain Study Center of North Carolina
       309 Aviation Pkwy
       Morrisville, NC 27560
  • 05
  • May

YJA & JCA Celebrate Mahavir Janma Kalyanak

  • at 01:30 PM
  • John Bowne High School
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       Flushing, NY 11367
  • 20
  • May

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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