The Jain Ashram, Handsworth, Birmingham
Girl devotee prepares fire for worship
Girl devotee holds worship fire
Ladies prepare food in Kitchen
There are two million Jains in India. Twenty thousand live in the U.K., mostly in London, Leicester, Manchester and Birmingham. There are two Temples: one is in Leicester, the other in Birmingham. A third is under construction in London. Three main festivals are celebrated here: Mahavir Jainty, Parushan Parb and Diwali.
Ahimsa Parmo Dharm - Live and Let Live
©2001 Wolverhampton Inter Faith Group
Last modified: June 09, 2001