Gautam Swami

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

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Upcoming Events

YJA Spends a "Night at the Museum"

  • at 05:45 PM
  • Ohio History Connection
       800 E. 17th Ave
       Columbus, OH 43211
  • 26
  • Jan

Hummus Where The Heart Is - YJA Birmingham

  • at 07:00 PM
  • Falafel Cafe
       401 19th St S #100
       Birmingham, AL 35233
  • 26
  • Jan

YJA Visits the Detroit Institute of Arts

  • at 10:00 AM
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
       5200 Woodward Ave
       Detroit, MI 48202
  • 27
  • Jan

YJA Retreat Bake Sale at JSGA

  • at 12:30 PM
  • Jain Society of Greater Atlanta
       669 S Peachtree St
       Norcross, GA 30071
  • 27
  • Jan

YJA Poconos Retreat 2019

  • at 05:00 PM
  • The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
       100 Shawnee Inn Drive
       Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
  • 15
  • Feb

YJA Mid-West Retreat 2019

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

YJA South Retreat 2019

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