JAINA Education – Workshop Announcement

Message from Mr. Praveen Shah, JAINA Education Committee Chairperson

JAINA Education – Workshop #7 at Milpitas CA

Jain Society of Northern California (JCNC) Milpitas (near San Jose) and the JAINA Education Committee have jointly organized the Jain workshop from Friday March 08, 2019 to Sunday March 10, 2019.

The Workshop Coordinator is Mitesh Sheth (education@jcnc.org, 920 251 0497 Cell) VP of Education of JCNC. 

Initially this workshop will register only the members of the JCNC Center (Pathashala teachers and Non-teachers) and then they will announce nationally for others to register.  

Workshop Fee will be $50.00 for non- teachers and will be collected by the Jain Center JCNC.

Jain Workshop # 8

Jain Workshop #8 will be at Raleigh NC from March 22, 2019 to March 24, 2019.

History of the Workshop

This workshop had a great success in past six Workshops conducted in Raleigh, NC (two workshops), Atlanta GA, Washington DC, Dallas TX and Buena Park (near Los Angeles) CA.  Please view few photos of these workshops by clicking the following two links –



Workshop Theme

STRIKING A BALANCE: – EXAMINING Social, Cultural, and Spiritual environment that we adults and our youth face while growing up in North America

The workshop takes Jainism beyond being just a religious identification for people.  It discusses the fundamentals, which can be easily applied in our daily life.  The workshop uses interactive method of Learning and Communication, which needs debates, discussions and open mindedness. The workshop is not a lecture format where the audience has very little input in terms of participation and discussion… to continue to read further course description, please click the following link –


Workshop Purpose

The main purpose of the workshop is to educate Jain community at large both adults and youth (over 14 years of age) with regards to the fundamental principles and philosophy of Jainism and how to apply these principles in all walks of life through practical examples.  This includes social, business, family, ethical, religious and spiritual environment.

Workshop Moderator

Workshop moderator is Pravin K Shah, Jaina Education Committee chairperson and Jain eLibrary Project in-charge.  The entire workshop is in English with some Hindi/Gujarati explanation.

Workshop Duration and Location

Regards, Pravin K Shah
Jaina Education Committee
Jain eLibrary Website
Jain Academic Bowl