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  • 12 September 2013  Jain Manuscripts and Painting from India at the V&A

    Enjoy the last chance to discover the JAINpedia display of fascinating illustrated manuscripts from India with curator Nick Barnard and explore the sacred pilgrimage site of Shatrunjaya through a huge and spectacular painting...

  • 15 February 2013  Royal Asiatic Society joins JAINpedia

    The Institute of Jainology and JAINpedia team are glad to announce its partnership with The Royal Asiatic Society (RAS). The society  was the first British organization dedicated to the study of Asia, and played a key role in...

  • 03 December 2012  The Final Event – Dazzling Diwali – a Huge Success

    Once again, JAINpedia celebrated Diwali at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London this year. The day began with an entrance by 80 people from Leicester, organised by Kalpit Doshi from the Jain Centre, Leicester. Over 2000...

  • 27 November 2012  New Painting of Shatrunjunya Hill at the V&A – Talk takes place on Karttika-Purnima

    The V&A has recently acquired a large and splendid painting of Shatrunjaya Hill in Gujarat, one of the holiest Jain sites. Thousands of pilgrims climb up to the temples on top by a path with over 3,000 steps. Detailed...

  • 30 October 2012  Dazzling Diwali event – 25th November 2012

    Join the JAINpedia Team at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum this year as part of our exciting ‘Dazzling Diwali’ event. It promises to be an exciting day for the whole family, with activities including an interactive and...

  • 28 October 2012  10th Annual Ahimsa Day – Ahimsa Award Winner Scott Neeson

    The Institute of Jainology, celebrated its 10th Annual Ahimsa Day on 17th October 2012 at its regular venue, the House of Commons, London. Again, the room was filled to the brim and the compere for the evening, Mrs. Komal Mehta,...

  • 16 August 2012  Rangoli Competition for Diwali at the V&A

    JAINpedia will be celebrating Diwali at the Victoria & Albert Museum again this year. The family day, will include Rangoli making, however to portray your creativity, why not take part in our Rangoli competition! Create your...