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Young Jains of America

Young Jains of America is an umbrella organization created in the hopes of “establishing a network to share Jain heritage and religion through youth.” It publishes Young Minds.

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Jainism: Jain Principles, Tradition and Practices

The Jainism: Jain Principles, Tradition and Practices Colorado State academic site offers resources on the history, beliefs and practices of Jainism and links to organizations with additional resources. Contact through the website.

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Diana L. Eck

Diana L. Eck is a professor of comparative religion and Indian studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. She is one of the foremost scholars of Hinduism, having traveled and written widely about India and its religions. She is also director of Harvard’s Pluralism Project, which explores the religious diversity of the U.S. 

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Swasti Bhattacharyya

Swasti Bhattacharyya is associate professor of philosophy and religion at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. She specializes in environmental ethics, comparative religious ethics, peace studies, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, ancient Judaism and early Christianity.

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James F. Lewis

James F. Lewis is a professor of religious studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn. He wrote the chapter “The Jain Religion in Modern India” in Religion in Modern India.

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