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Institute of Jainology

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    • Institute of Jainology,Unit 25 Wadsworth Business Centre,21 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, Greenford,Middlesex – UB6 7LQ, UK.

    • Institute of Jainology, B/101 Samay Apartments, Near Azad Society, Ambawadi, Ahmedabad-380015, India
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To Provide a platform for interaction between different Jain communities and organisations, where all sectarian traditions jointly promote the faith and engage in discussions amongst themselves, encouraging Jain unity to promote interfaith relationships to create a better understanding of the Jain faith and to acquaint the Jain community with other faiths. Create an awareness of the history, art, philosophy, and practices of Jain faith, including its relevance to today's world, particularly with regard to the respect for all living beings and the environment, provide opportunities for study of the faith, both at the community level and at institutions of higher learning, and to facilitate scholarly research on Jainism through the establishment of scholarships. Undertake the cataloguing and digitisation of Jain manuscripts and artefacts.


Institute of Jainology (IoJ) was established following the first International Jain Conference held in London in 1983, when the need for an organisation to coordinate Jain affairs internationally was recognised. This body was registered as a Charitable Trust in 1986.

IRD Activities

  • Interfaith Activities

    The IoJ have established a dialogue with various faith organisations within the UK and beyond, creating an environment of tolerance and understanding in accordance to Jain principles and philosophy. The Board and members of the team often hold regular discussions with various faith organisations, are members of the Religious Education Council and Interfaith Network in the UK and are also consulted by the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education on Jainism. From organising delegations to the Vatican to inviting guest speakers from various faiths at IoJ events.

  • Main Focus Countries of Activities

    Chicago, IL, USA - Cape Town, South Africa - Rome, Italy - Atami, Japan - Windsor, UK - Kathmandu, Nepal - London, UK - Manchester, UK - Leicester, UK - Middlesex, UK