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Parliament Chair Joins Celebration of Mahavir Jayanti

May 11, 2022

On April 23rd, Mr. Nitin Ajmera the Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Parliament of the World’s Religions joined a special celebration of Mahavir Jayanti hosted by the Gathering of Light Interspiritual FellowshipMahavir is one of the most important religious festivals in Jainism which marks the observance of the birth of Lord Mahavira.

A Service of Worship & Celebration of Respect for all Our Ideals ~ Mahaveer Jayanti is available for rewatch on Facebook.

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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