Daily Schedule
            Preksha Meditation
    Photo Gallery
     Become a Member
        How can you help

JVB aims to accomplish mainly two major activities for enriching one's life:

Swadhyaya (Study of Scriptures), and
Dhyana (Meditation)

The Programs

Health Education for Peaceful Life

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Our mental and emotional state not only affects our attitudes but has a direct impact on our physical health. Today scientists have understood and published the negative impact on health caused by stress and other negative emotions. Jain scripture has explained in detail the relationship of Himsa (violence) and Ahimsa (nonviolence), with the mental and physical state of a person. Jainism has also prescribed various methods to control and maintain our physical and mental health. Preksha is one such practical and systematic method for healthy living. If one is healthy and physically fit then that person can take care of family, enjoy the company of friends, perform diligently at work and finally concentrate on the Self.

Preksha Meditation and Yoga

Meditation and Yogasana help to establish a balance between our body and mind. It also mends our violent mind-set and awakens spirituality. JVB offers various form of Preksha session to address the needs of a broad cross-section of individuals; including children, youths, elderly people, regular practitioners, and the American society at large. In addition JVB plans regular discourses, work-shops, and lectures on topics of special interest and need to the community. Workshop and discourses cover subjects such as; Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity, Stress Management, Anger management, and a healthy lifestyle. Special retreats and Summer Camps are conducted targeting Preksha Meditation, depicting its practical application in day-to-day life.

Nonviolence in day-to-day life

JVB endeavors to cultivate a nonviolent culture in society at large. Occupation and profession, food and drinks, dress and decoration, and communication and entertainment all these are the part and partial of individual's life. JVB organizes such programs like philosophical discourses, seminars, work-shops that give a clear understanding, knowledge and courage to adopt the nonviolent culture with confidence in every field of life.