About Young Jains UK

Young Jains UK is a non-sectarian organisation that encourages the discussion and exploration of Jain philosophy, spirituality and its practical importance to life. Formed in 1987, it is an independent non-profit making charitable organisation (registered charity no 1005856).

Activities include discussions, retreats, debates, quiz nights, musical evenings, study sessions, conventions, etc. which are held on various themes and topics including: understanding Jain principles, ethics, the environment, debating social concerns, health matters, visiting temples and increasing awareness about other faiths.

Young Jains provides an opportunity for its members to be actively involved in delivering events and develop skills that are applicable to all aspects of life. Everyone is most welcome to the Young Jains Experience regardless of age, caste, nationality, faith, etc.

Mission Statement:

A non-profit making society dedicated to the promotion of Jainism in the western world.

Core Objectives:

  • To create a better understanding of Jain philosophy, practice and culture.
  • To address the problems faced by young Jains in the UK.
  • To take a further step towards adapting to a multi-cultural environment and living in multi-racial harmony.
  • To prove that each one of us is talented and by working together, we can learn to respect ourselves and all around us.