Established: 1973 The Jain Center of Greater Boston was the first Jain Center of its kind in North America when it was established in 1973. Ever since then, the center has played a pivotal and pioneering role in advancing Jain thought and Philosophy in North America and strengthening the roots of the Jain community in the region. The center has grown exponentially since its early days and now comprises about three hundred well tethered and enlightened Jain families, including children, youth, adults and seniors. The center now continues to provide intellectual leadership to the Jain community in the North American region.
The first gathering of the Jain Community of Boston area took place in the year 1973 as a first step in forming the Jain Center Organization. Jain Center of Greater Boston was the first center to put together Jain Directory in the year 1979 in U. S. Jain Center of Greater Boston was the first center to perform Dance Drama based on Jain Story Nem Rajul in U. S. The first Pathshala Convention in U. S. was held in Boston during the year 1999.
Jain Center moved to it’s current place in Norwood, MA in the year 1981.
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