Jainism

Siddhayatan Tirth

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 December 2013.

Phone: 903-487-0717
Email: info@siddhayatan.org [home], info@siddhayatirth.org [home]
Website: http://siddhayatantirth.org http://www.yogeeshashram.org/ /files/affiliate/jain/SiddhayatanTirth.pdf
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Jain or Hindu? Finding a Distinct Religious Identity In a Multi-Faith Society

December 13, 2010

Author: Nikhil Bumb

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nikhil-bumb/jain-or-hindu-finding-a-d_b_794001.html

On the first day of college we were handed an optional Religious Identification Form to complete. Very simply, the form asked if we chose to identify with any of the listed religions or "Other," with a place to fill in what "Other" meant to us, and whether we wished to be contacted by campus...

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Out of Many, One: Diwali Illuminates Unity

November 4, 2010

Author: Anju Bhargava

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anju-bhargava/out-of-many-one-diwali-il_b_778973.html

Diwali is a joyous festival of lights, celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, Buddhists (Dharmic traditions) and the festive spirit expressed by those of "any, all and no faith." Though celebrated for different reasons, it has evolved from a pan-Indian festivity uniting multicultural...

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UK Heads Of Religion Call for Release Of Iran's Seven Baha'i Leaders

October 7, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Baha'i World News Service

http://news.bahai.org/story/795

Britain's most prominent heads of religion have called for the release of the seven Baha'i leaders serving prison sentences in Iran.

 

A statement by the United Kingdom's religious leaders – describing the sentencing of the seven as a "gross violation of the fundamental human right to freedom of religion" – was signed by, among others, the...

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Jain Temple Is New Symbol Of Indian Culture In Antwerp

October 4, 2010

Author: Summit Khanna

Source: Daily News and Analysis India

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_jain-temple-is-new-symbol-of-indian-culture-in-antwerp_1447304

Here is one more reason to visit Antwerp. Besides trade, tourism and shopping, a visit to a newly built magnificent Jain temple is a must to see how Jains settled in Antwerp for the past many years are keeping their religious traditions alive...

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On Gandhi’s Birthday, GreenFaith Announces Hindu And Jain Scholar In Residence

October 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Greenfaith

http://greenfaith.org/media/press-releases/on-gandhi2019s-birthday-greenfaith-announces-hindu-and-jain-scholar-in-residence

On the anniversary of Gandhi’s birthday, GreenFaith is pleased to announce that Dr. Pankaj Jain has become GreenFaith’s Hindu and Jain Scholar in Residence, and will work with GreenFaith to strengthen...

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Hindus Greet Jains On Paryushana

September 1, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Newstrack India

Wire Service: ANI

http://newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/177328

Hindus have sent greetings to Jain communities worldwide for the upcoming Paryushana festival.

Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in Nevada (USA) today, expressed warmest greetings on behalf of Hindu community on Jain parv of Paryushana, wishing peace and blessings toll the Jains.

Jains Flock to Queens to Consecrate Temple

June 28, 2010

Author: Ivan Pereira

Source: YourNabe.com

http://www.yournabe.com/articles/2010/06/28/queens/qns_jain_ceremony_20100624.txt

An Elmhurst temple was the site of one of the most holy rituals in the Jain religion and thousands of worshipers from around the world gathered there to take part in the ceremony.

The Jain Center of America Inc. New York, at 43-11 Ithaca St., held a Shri Ashtapadji Pratishtha Mahotsav...

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Norwood's Jain Center Celebrating Move This Weekend

June 23, 2010

Author: Lindsay Briggs

Source: Wicked Local Norwood

http://www.wickedlocal.com/norwood/news/x383299598/Norwoods-Jain-center-celebrating-move-this-weekend

Jitendra Vora, Sanjay Shah and Arti Mehta, all members of the Jain Center of Greater Boston, sat in a meeting room on June 21 at their new temple, located on Nichols Street, preparing for this weekend’s upcoming celebration.

Volunteers...

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