We'll be uploading more Frequently Asked Questions soon!
What Will Be Happening
On The Day
Friday 20th July to Sunday 22nd July 2012
Canons High School
All ages are welcome
Young Jains UK Registered Charity No. 1005856 UK
No, all ages are welcome. All sessions will delivered in English though.
Working professionals will discover a practical approach to living Jainism your daily life.
Retired enthusiasts who don’t understand complicated Gujarati can learn how to practice the core teaching of Jainism.
Students can meet link minded individuals and discover the majesty of the faith through workshops and discussions.
There is a Little Jains programme for under 5's, Kids Convention for 5-12's.
We’ll have workshops, presentations and interactive group sessions during the day. As well as social activities in the evening.
Lunch and dinner will be provided.
We may also be running morning meditation sessions for those interested. Stay tuned for more information.
We have many words which we use to describe the Winning Mindset:
Courage, Confidence, Conviction
Resilience, Resolve, Result
Dedication, Discipline, Determination
Self-Belief, Stamina, Strength
Energy, Excellence, Endurance
It is a mentality of positive thinking that can be used to overcome any barriers. This convention will show you practical steps to take right now, to develop this winning mentality in your life, turning obstacles into opportunities and possibilities into probabilities.
No, the convention doesn’t require any pre-requisite knowledge. We will be explaining some of the core tenants of the religion using interactive workshops, simple analogies and stories.
Yes, the convention is for anyone with an open mind and an appetite for spiritual growth.
We’ll be announcing the post-convention timetable shortly, watch this space.
We’ll be announcing the pre-convention timetable shortly, watch this space.
The whole convention is a guided exploration. There will be a number of main stage sessions and workshops, all delivered in an interactive style. You will be single structured journey throughout the weekend and come out feeling inspired.
The timings for each day are:
Essentials to bring with you are:
We'll be providing a delegate pack with pens, paper and other goodies.
Canons High School
Sensible clothes that you can be comfortable in.
Better to come on both to get the full experience and also each session builds on the next. You’ll still have to pay the full registration fee.
Check in with relative/friend, or enquire about host-familyaccommodation by emailing email@example.com
As a non-member, the convention fee difference compared to members includes one year’s free membership (£15). By becoming a member you’ll benefit from reduced Convention fees as well as getting the membership benefits of the free Magazine, free entry to regular events and discounts on ticket events etc.
Congratulations for sending the registration form ages ago. Well done on great decision making. Please be aware that confirmations to registration may take up to 2 weeks so please be patient - after all patience is a virtue! If after 2 weeks you have not heard anything then contact Krupa Shah, stating your name and address.
We have a limited number of registration spaces due to fire regulations at the venue. Once the spaces are full we cannot accommodate any more no matter who it is. We expect spaces to fill up quickly and there is extra to pay the longer you wait. To confirm your place and benefit from early booking prices, register now. Fees are subsidised and do not cover the full cost of the Convention.
You can register securely online now.
There are four categories of registration:
The registration prices are currently £30 for YJ Members, £40 for Non-Member (with free one years membership) and £30 for Students in full time education. The Kids Convention is £10 per child, who must be accompanied by a full paying adult. The Little Jains Event is £10 per guardian.
Prices will go up on 1st July.
All meals are delicious Jain Vegan. Friday - Dinner, Sat/Sun - Lunch/Dinner
Yes! All meals will be Jain Vegan.
Drop us an email and we'll try our best to cater for you.
The Kids Convention is geared towards the 5-12 age range.
We'll share key concepts of Jain Dharma and stories from Mahavir Bhagwan's life in a fun and interactive manner , have fun, play outside and provide the kids an outstanding, memorable and uplifting YJ Convention experience.
The event costs £10 per child for the whole weekend. Each child must be accompanied by an adult attending the main convention.
This includes any materials/activities used and of course the 5 delicious Jain Vegan meals. It is tremendous values.
The cost is kept deliberately low with various sponsors/donors including individuals, YJ, Arhat Touch and Shri Chandana Vidya Peeth contributing resources and time to make is a fantastic experience for the kids.
You and your child can register online now. Just tick the box saying you wish to register a child for the Kids Convention.
If you or somebody else has already registered and you now wish to being a child you can send us an email with the details.
There'll be a mix of facilitators including Arhat Touch, SCVP and our own YJ parent volunteers.
Arhat Touch and SCVP have regular classes for Children on Jain Dharma. Get in touch for more info.
Arhat Touch - www.srdivinetouch.org - Contact Jignasha Mehta
Shri Chandana Vidya Peeth (SCVP) - Contact Bakul Shah
If you're interested in helping out at the Kids Convention please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out what oppurtunites are available.
You can email any other questions to email@example.com
The event is on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 9am-1pm. A nutrious lunch is included.
A structured programme which incorporates learning Jain values. This year's activities have been geared to include the olympics theme. The programme consists of exercise/physical games, rhythm and Jain rhymes, arts and crafts and group/individual tasks which aim to instil Jain ethics/values such as non-violence, kindness, etc. A snack break is included half way through the programme.
Yes, every child needs to have a guardian present throughout the programme.
The price is £10 per child per day, with one guardian attending. Each additional guardian is also £10.
We currently have a special buy one get one free offer, if you wish to attend both days the price is £10 for the whole weekend.
Yes, the programme is priced per day. There is a special buy one get one free offer, where the price of both days is the same as one.
It is more worthwhile staying for the whole weekend to benefit from a longer time to meet & network with like minded parents and for your children to make new friends and learn more of the Jain values.
You can register online now. Just choose the registration type as Little Jains, then add in the details of the child attending.
Once you register, you will be put automatically on Little Jains Mailing list which sends out the monthly mail about the free sessions held normally on 2nd Saturday of every month in Cannons High School, Edgware.
Advanced registration is required to attend The Winning Mindset convention. You will receive an email with further details within
21 days of registration. Please note the following price structure:
|Before 1 July||After 1 July|
|Non-members (inc. free membership)|
|Kids Convention (with full paying adult)|
|Little Jains (with guardian)|
» Little Jains - under 5s - each Little Jain must be accompanied by an adult responsible for that child.
» Kids convention - under 12s
Copyright © 2012 - Young Jains UK. Registered Charity No. 1005856. All Rights Reserved.
Design by Anooj Dodhia