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Jain Centers, Temples and

INDEXJain Local
Organizations in North America
Regional Young
Jains of America representatives
Jain Temples in
North America
Other Jain
Campus Jain

1. Jain Local Organizations in North America

Jain Centers and
their 1997 Presidents

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Young Jains of America representatives

2. Jain Temples North America

Resent-date: Thu, 25 Jul 1996 08:55:26 -0600

Here the list of Jain Temples by themselves as well as with Hindu
temples. Is this the list you wanted? Or are you talking about some
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List of Jain Temples with Directions:


Jain Center of northern California
2983 Mitton Drive
San Jose CA 95148
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact 408-274-7864

Jain Center of Southern California
8072 Commonwealth Avenue
P.O Box 549
Buena Park CA 90621
714-670-0890, 739-9161
Jain Temple
Has Library
Direction to Jain Temple:-

Here's a correction to the directions to Jain Center of Southern California.

>From 91freeway, take the Beach Boulevard exit and go north for about a
Take a right on commonwealth. The Temple is one block down on the right.

>From I-5 South, exit at Artesia/Beach. Make a left off the exit, right on
Beach Blvd., left on Commonwealth and the temple is one block down on the

>From I-5 North, exit at Manchester and go straight off the exit. Make a
right on Stanton, right on Commonwealth and the temple is one block down on
the right.

Jain Society of Southern Florida
8010 South Lake Drive
West Palm Beach FL 33406
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Mahendra Shah 305-595-3833
Direction to Jain Temple:-

Hindu Temple Society of Augusta
P.O. Box 204624
Augusta GA 30907
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Navmit Shah 706-863-6976
Direction to Jain Temple:-
from Atlanta, Take 1-20 East, Exit#63; turn right on Belari Road;
left on Wrightsboro Road; right on Lukes Road (1421 Lukes Road). From
Columbia,S.C.: Take 1-20 West, Exit #63; left on Belair Road; left on
Wrightboro Road, and right on Lukes Road.

Jain Group of Atlanta
1281 Cooper Lake Road
Smyrna GA
Jain/Hindu Temple
Has Library
Contact Jiten Shah 404-469-7385
Direction to Jain Temple:-
to temple in Smyrna, GA, 1-75 South to i-285 West towards Florida.
take the exit to S. Cobb Drive. Turn right at the ramp. Take S. Cobb
Drive to Cooper Lake Road. Make a left a the traffic light on Cooper
Lake Road. Drive two miles. The IACC Center is on the right,
(1281 Cooper lake Road).

Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago
435 North Rt. 59
Bartlett Il 60103
708-837-1077, 1088, 1099
Jain Temple
Direction to Jain Temple:-
From I-90 West, take the exit to Rt. 59 and turn left (south). Drive
aobut five miles past Rt. 19 (Irving Park Road) and pass Rt. 20 (Lake
After 1/4 mile, turn left on Temple Driveway.
From 290, take the exit to Throndale Avenue (Elgin/O'Hare Expressway)
which ends at Lake Street. Turn right and drive about three miles.
Take the exit to Rt. 59 and turn right. After 1/4 mile, turn left on the
Temple Driveway.

Jain Center of Greater Boston
83 Fuller Brook Rd.
Wellesley MA 02181
Jain Temple
Has Library
Contact 617-237-5997
Direction to Jain Temple:-
The Jain Center is located at 15 Cedar Street in Norwood, about 12
miles from downtown Boston. Form 128 South, take the exit for Rt. 1
South. At the first traffic light, turn right on Everette Street.
follow Rt. 1A South, pass Norwood Center but stay right on the fork.
At the third traffic light, turn left on Chapel Street. Then turn
right on Cedar Street. The center is one block down.

Jain Society of Metropolitan Washington
1021 Briggs Chaney Road
Silver Springs MD 20905
Jain Temple
Has Library
Contact 703-620-9837
Direction to Jain Temple:-

Corrected direction:

>From I-495, take Exit #28A for New Hampshire Avenue (Rt 650N). Drive
about 6.5 miles on north new Hampshire Avenue and turn right at the
traffic light for Briggs Chaney Road (before Safeway). Within half
mile, look for number 1021 for the Jain Center on your right.

>From I-95 South: Take exit #33 for Route 198 West to Burtonsville.
After about 2 miles, turn left on the traffic light for US-29 South.
After 1.5 miles, turn right on the traffic light for Briggs Chaney Road.
After passing second traffic light (Good Hope Road), within half a mile,
look for number 1021 for the Jain Center on your left.

Jain Study Center of N. Carolina (Raleigh)
309 Ariation Parkway
Morrisville NC 27560
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Pravin Shah 919-469-0956
Direction to Jain Temple:-
Near the RDU Airport, take the I-40 Exit 285 on Aviation Parkway and
go towards Morrisville. The Temple is 1/2 miles from the exit.

Jain Study Group of Charlotte
7400 City View Drive
Charlotte NC
Jain/Hindu Temple
Has Library
Contact 704-535-3440
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From I-85N, take exit #36 (Rt. 165 Brookshire Freeway). Watch for
Independence Boulevard which is Rt. 74 East. Go 4.5 miles on Rt. #74
East, turn left on city View Drive. From I-85S, go to I-77 South and
get off on exti 11, which is Brookshire Freeway. Follow the same
directions as above to the Temple

Jain Society of New Jersey
233 Runnymede Road
Essex Fall NJ 07021
Jain Temple
Contact Virendra Shah 908-329-3236
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From NJ turnpike, take Garden State Parkway North. Take Exit 145 for
Rt. #280 W. and take Exit #58 for Caldwell (Rt. 527). At T Junction,
turn left on Borough Place (near St. Peter's Church) and turn left on
Runnymede Road. Turn left at T Junction. The Jain Center will be on
your left.

Siddhachalam/International Mahavir Jain Mission
650 Mud Pond Road
Blairstown NJ 07825
Jain Temple
Contact 908-362-9793
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From the East, take Rt. #80W to Exit 12 for Blairstown/Hope. Take a
right after the exit; go under two miles to Mud Pond Road. Turn right
and go 1.3 miles to Siddhachalam on the left side of the road.
From the West: Take Rt. #80 E to Exit 12 for Blairstown/Hope. Turn
left at the exit and follow the same directions as above.

The Jain Sangh of New Jersey
3401 Cooper Avenue
Pennsauken NJ 08109
Jain Temple
Contact Shashi Shah 609-424-4987
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From NJ turnpike: Take Exit 4 to Camden (Rt. 73N). Take Rt. 38W.
After the Cherry Hill Mall traffic light, take the Palmyra exit to
haddonfield Road. Turn left at the seventh traffic light (near the
water tank) at Park Avenue. Pass one traffic light. The Temple will
be on your left. >From I-295: Take Exit 34B for Rt. 70W. At the
second traffic circle, turn right on Haddonfield (to Palmyra). Turn
left at the ninth traffic light (near the water tank) at Park Avenue.
Pass one traffic light. The Temple will be on your left.

Jain Center of America
4311 Ithaca Street
Elmhurst NY 11373
Jain Temple
Contact Naresh Shah 516-741-9269
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From NJ Turnpike, take Exit 13 to Verrazano Bridge. Continue on
I-278 East to Queens. After passing LI Expressway (i-495), take Exit 37
to Broadway. Turn right on Broadway. After 3/4 of a mile, turn left on
Elmhurst Avenue and right on Ithaca Street. The Temple is on your left.

Jain Society of Buffalo
1560 North French Road
Crefzille NY 14068
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Bhavesh Kamdar 716-634-7469
Direction to Jain Temple:-
Take I-90 to I-290 to I-990. Take Exit #4 to North French road and
turn left. Go about 1/4 mile. The Temple is on the left side next to
the NOCO Gas Station.

Jain Society of Capital District, Albany NY
450 Albany-Shaker Road
Loudonville NY 12211
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Rasik Chudgar 518-785-7470
Direction to Jain Temple:-
Take Rt. 87 North (Northway) to Exit 4 Airport. Turn left at the
exit. Turn right at Albany Shaker Road. Drive about two or three
miles. The Hindu Temple is on the right.

Take Rt. 87 South to Exit 4 and turn left. Make another left on Albany
Shaker Road. Continue to Rt. 450 Abalny Shaker Road.

Jain Society of Rochester
14 Ambergate Rise
Pittsford NY 14534
Contact Ramnik R. Vora 716-264-9834
Direction to Jain Temple:-
Take 90 West to 490 West to 441 East. Turn right on Monroe-Wayne
County Line Road to 2171 M-W Road.

Jain Center of Cincinnati and Dayton
6798 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd
Cincinnati OH 45044
Jain Temple
Contact Sushila Singhvi 513-885-7414
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From Dayton, take 1-75 South to Exit 22 Tylersville Road and turn
right. Athe the second light,turn right on Cin-Day Road. Follow
Cin-Day Road under the railroad bridge and pass Hamilton-Mason Road.
The Temple is on the right across from Cimeron Ridge (6798 Din-Day Road)
>From Cincinnati, take I-75 North to Exit 21 Cin-Day Road and turn left.
Pass Tylersville Road. Follow the directions above.

Jain Center of Pittsburgh
615 Illini Drive
Monroeville PA 15146
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Dr.Surendra Sethi 412-283-8822
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From PA Turnpike, take Exit 6 for Murrysville (RT. 22E). Turn left
at teh second traffic light at Elliott road. After about half a mile,
turn right on Illini Drive. The Temple will be on your left.

Jain Sangh of Allentown
4200 Airport Road
Allentown PA 18130
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Rashmi Sheth 610-868-1231
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From NY/NJ; Rt. 22 West. Exit on Airport road North. Go towards the
airport. Pass four traffic lights. Wihin half a mile, the Temple (with
the Ohm sign) will be on your right.

Jain Group of Greenville
108 Meaway Court
Simsonville SC 92681
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact Dilip doshi 803-967-4605
Direction to Jain Temple:-

Jain Society of Houston
3905 Arc Street
P. O. Box 772313
Houston TX 77215-2338
Jain Temple
Has Library
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From Rt. #59S (Southwest Freeway), take exit to Westpark. Turn
right. Go about two miles and turn right on Arc Street. The Center is
two blocks down.

Jain Society of North Texas
538 Apollo
Richardson TX 75081
Jain Temple
Contact Natwar Shah 214-644-1233
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From I-75 (Central Expressway) take esit to Beltline Road/Main
Street. Go East to Grove Street and North on Grove to 538 Apollo. The
Temple is on the left side.


Hindu Jain Cultural Center
2136 104th Street, #B
Edmonton, Alberta Canada T6J 5GB
Jain/Hindu Temple
Contact 403-435-9070
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From Highway 2 NOrth, take 14225-133 Avenue (St. Albert Trail).

Jain Society Of Toronto
48 Rosemeade Avenue
Etobicoke, Ontario MBY 3A5 Canada
Jain Temple
Has Library
Contact 416-241-2044
Direction to Jain Temple:-
>From Queen Elizabeth Highway, take exit to Islington North. Turn
right on Queensway. After the Royal York traffic light, turn left on
Rosemeade Avenue.

2. Other Jain Centers

Institute of Jainology
31 Lancaster Gate
London, W2 3LP, U.K.

Jain International
21 Saumya Apt.
Ahmedabad 380 014 India
tel. 0272-465 129 / fax. 0272-445 945

Jain Sangh of Kobe
6-17 Yamamoto Dori
1-Chome, Chico-ku
Kobe 650, Japan
81-78-241-5995(Mr. Dhaulabhai)
81-78-2419909/3464 (Mr. Khajanchi)

Jain Centre of Hongkong:

President: Mr. M.T.Mody
Office Tel: (852) 2807 2015/ 2807 2040
Office Fax: (852) 2807 2431/ 2887 6527
Home Phone: (852) 2571 2340

Secretary: Mr. N.M.Golchha
Office Tel: (852) 2598 6984
Home Phone: (852) 2960 1091
Home Fax : (852) 2840 1199
Email :

Jain Society of Sydney
38 Ourimbah Road
Mosman, Sydney
NSW 2080, Australia

Brahmi Jain Society
1884 Dorsetshire Rd,
Columbus, OH 43229 USA tel./fax. (614) 899-2678

Jain Meditation International Center
(books, audio and video tapes)
Box 244 Ansonia Station
New York, NY 10023-0244
tel. (212) 362-6483

On Campus Jain Organizations

University of Texas Jain Society


University of Michigan Jain Society
Ann Arbor Michigan

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