May 5, 2018

Please Join us for a talk by Sailesh Rao who is the Founder and Executive Director of Climate Healers, a non-profit dedicated towards healing the Earth’s climate.

Compassion for All Creation is infinitely Sustainable…

Date and Time:   Sunday May 20th at 11:00 AM

Venue:                Jain Center of Houston

            3905 Arc Street, Houston, TX 77063

He is the author of the 2011 book,...

January 20, 2018

Jai Jinendra!

Young Jains of America is having our annual South Retreat from Friday, March 9th through Sunday, March 11th, 2018. It will be held near Austin, Texas. Registration will be opening up next week.

We are hoping to have great turnout from Houston this year. Over the past few years, we've seen that Jain youth that attend YJA retreats are much more likely to stay involved in the Jain community. For this reason, I wanted your support in spre...

June 27, 2016

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Becoming a Jain Sadhvi
In today’s modern society it is rare to find souls who seek liberation versus worldly desires and pleasures. Most of the society is driven towards economic, social and career success. It is difficult to find spiritual seekers in such a society, especially in western countries; therefore, it's even rarer to find souls who wish to dedicate their life to the spiritual path fully, ren...

June 21, 2016


On January 17, 2016, with the support of a few donors, Jain community in Houston and Chao Family Foundation established the first Bhagwaan Mahavir Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Jain studies at Rice University in Houston, Texas, USA.

After a very intensive search, Rice University has selected and appointed Dr. Brianne Donaldson; a budding Jain scholar to occupy this position. 

BRIANNE DONALDSON is  currently an Assistant Professor of Philosoph...

May 19, 2016

Jai Jinedra Members,

JAINA has announced an excellent Wellness program that each Jain Organization can participate.

Jain Society of Houston is very proud to announce that we will take full advantage of this Initiative for the benefits of all the members individually and collectively.

We are very thankful to Dr. Anudeep Jain who will champion this program. He will be available at the Wellness table this Sunday, May 22nd 2016 at our temple from Noon...

May 17, 2016


Hello Udaibhai/Urvashiben/Shefaliben,


My name is Apurva Bhansali and I am writing to you on behalf of the Jain Sangh of Greater Austin.  We want to take this opportunity to reach out to you and formally invite your entire Houston Jain Sangh to our Khatmuhurat and Shilanyas ceremony on June 10-12th, 2016.


Click here to see the flyer  


Austin is also the home to a growing and vibrant Jain community.   Our community consists of appro...

May 11, 2016

Jai Jinendra!



With less than 50 days remaining until July and more than 90% of our spots filled, our whole team is working incredibly hard to build the excitement and ensure that the 2016 YJA Convention is the best one yet! Below, you can see some major updates on the progress of our convention.

  • Daytime Programming - YJA will be bringing back the Jain Academic Bowl (JAB), which is a team-based competition that tests participants on...

April 20, 2016


As a community service project JSH has joined hands with SEWA and planned YOGA camp to help diabetic or pre-diabetic individuals reduce or stop diabetes through YOGA practices. The SDM camps designed by VYASA and are conducted under supervision of yoga therapists, local physicians and volunteers. The camp activities include information on physical and emotional dimensions of effects of YOGA on diabetes through and specially designed YOGA practic...

March 27, 2016


Below is a message to the Samaj from our esteemed member Dr. K.T. Shah who has been part of the Indian Doctors Club (IDC) for a number of years and providing voluntary services to Houston Community. It is time we come together to support Dr. K.T. Shah in his cause!


To All My Friends,


Please help INDIAN DOCTORS CHARITY CLINIC by joining this walkathon on


Saturday, April 23rd at 7:30 AM.


The wakathon starts from the Lost Creek Park in Sugar...

February 4, 2016

Friends Jai Jinendra,


On January 17, 2016, in a grand ceremony Jain Society of Houston collaborated with Rice University in Houston to establish the Bhagwaan Mahavir Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the study and teaching of Jainism.


This news was covered widely by Indian media in Houston, in USA and probably by some Newspapers in India too. 


On January 22nd 2016, the Dean of Humanities at Rice University hosted a luncheon to celebrate this gift. I a...

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