The jain foundation


Jain Foundation is a not for profit organization, devoted to spreading the foundational values of Jainism, through several powerful, ever expanding, branches like Jain Talks , Jain Yog, Jain Diet, Jain Yatra, Jain Shala, Jain Melody, Jain Parv and Jain e-Library.

Technology has been used as a platform to bring forth the values of Jainism via on an App to appeal to the current generation. It has also been an endeavour to move away from preaching Jainism to highlighting the essence of what this religion stands for. A religion which today science is proving time and again to be accurate to the very last detail.


Jain Talks
Jain Diet
Jain Yog


Our Vision

To bring forth the foundational values of Jainism and make them relevant to our current generation and beyond.

Jain Foundation is the brain child of
Ramesh Kumar Shah
founder of RK Trust, the philanthropic arm of RK Group. It was conceived on April 6th 2020 and co-created by
Neel Shah

Ramesh Kumar Shah
The Founder

Ramesh Kumar Shah is the son of Premchand Manaji Shah, the President of the Adoni Sangh, who was a philanthropist in his community.

Ramesh is an invitee to the annual meeting of the Vaiyavachcha Khata, Palitana, founded by Kumarpal V Shah. He is the founder of RK Group, a trading conglomerate and also a recreational agriculturist.

Graduating with a B.Sc. (Honors) degree from Venkateshwara University, AP.He is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School, where he completed the OPM (Owners President Management). The Harvard Business School Angels of India has been founded by him.

Ramesh strongly believes in giving back to society and runs three charitable organisations besides Jain Foundation: Jain Temples in Pakistan, which aims at documenting Jain temples that were left behind in Pakistan after partition; Kalandri Foundation which promotes the development of his ancestral hometown in Rajasthan and Cancerve , an organization to assist cancer patients. His family has also donated a bhavan in Adoni his birthplace and an ambil khatu in Bangalore.

Ramesh believes in fasting and has completed 22 Athais and undertaken Vardhaman tap oli. He has three children and a loving wife. His eldest daughter is a gynaecologist, his second daughter is one of the founders of Girnar Darshan and his son is a Schwarzman Scholar.

In his free time, he loves to play tennis and practice yoga.


Neel Shah
The Co-creator

Neel Shah has an academic background in Engineering followed by Masters in Jain Philosophy and Diploma in Comparative religious studies. Neel has 8+ years of experience studying and teaching diverse perspectives on Jainism, which have great influence in today's times. Over the years, Neel has conducted several seminars on Jainism across various platforms in India and anchored various religious events.

He is the founder of "AURA - Essence of Purity", an establishment that teaches Jain Philosophy to more than 300 students across geographies. Apart from conducting events and taking Jainism classes, Neel is also an AGM at SPR Constructions, Chennai and is currently working on a "School of Life" project.

He wishes to continue expanding and sharing his knowledge on Jainism and play a pivotal role in society to inspire the young as well as the old.


Rahul Shrenik Jain
Anchor, Operations Manager & PR

Rahul Jain has completed his BE in Electronics & Telecommunication from Mumbai University. He has 4 years of experience in Data Warehousing with companies like TCS, Reliance Jio and BNP Paribas.

Rahul shifted gear from the corporate sector and moved to the study of Jainism under a spiritual guide for more than 3 years. His dream is to give back to society by serving his religion, as he believes he owes everything to it.

His hobbies include travelling and listening to soulful music.

At The Jain Foundation Rahul wears multiple hats of handling Jain Yatra, the foundation's offering of virtual tours, Jain Muni, an insight into the lives of Diksharthis & Ascetics, as well as a Presentor.


Mrs. Smita Casuba
Wellness Head, Operations Manager & Presenter

Smita Casuba is a Post-graduate from world-renowned 'Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram', Chennai. She is an exponent of Vinyasa Yoga and has been teaching yoga for the past 12 years to students of all age groups. She also has had the fortune of training many celebrities.

Smita is avid learner of Jainism and Jain Yog with special focus on benefits of aasanas, mudra & pranayam.

At The Jain Foundation, Smita also plays several roles such as Wellness Head, Editor, Moderator and manages the Jain Yog Vertical.


Vipul Jain Shastri
Editor & PR

Vipul Jain is a Jain Scholar who has received the title of 'Nyaya Shastri' from Acharya Akalankadev Jain Nyaya Mahavidyalaya a branch of Pandit Todarmal Smarakh, Jaipur. He further went on to complete his MA in 'Jainism and Comparative Religion and Philosophy' from Jain Vishva Bharti Institute, Ladnun. He is also certified in Bharatiya Sanskrit Gyan Pariksha, has provided support and been a research assistant to the National Manuscripts Mission. Vipul ji has previously served as a superintendent at Akalankadev Jain Nyaya Mahavidyalaya.

His work at summer camp and during Paryushan festival for spreading the word of Jainism to benefit society is on-going.

At The Jain Foundation Vipul currently plays the role of Editor and also works on Public Relations.


Prateek V
Digital Marketing Head

Prateek holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur and has completed his BE in Information Science from VTU. He is a technophile and enjoys spending time creating Data visualizations.

At The Jain Foundation, Prateek is the Marketing and Analytics Head and manages the foundation's Digital Marketing outreach program.

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Ramesh Kumar Shah
The Founder

Ramesh Kumar Shah is the son of Premchand Manaji Shah, the President of the Adoni Sangh, who was a philanthropist in his community.

Ramesh is an invitee to the annual meeting of the Vaiyavachcha Khata, Palitana, founded by Kumarpal V Shah. He is the founder of RK Group, a trading conglomerate and also a recreational agriculturist.

Graduating with a B.Sc. (Honors) degree from Venkateshwara University, AP. He is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School, where he completed the OPM (Owners President Management). The Harvard Business School Angels of India has been founded by him.

Ramesh strongly believes in giving back to society and runs three charitable organisations besides Jain Foundation: Jain Temples in Pakistan, which aims at documenting Jain temples that were left behind in Pakistan after partition; Kalandri Foundation which promotes the development of his ancestral hometown in Rajasthan and Cancerve , an organization to assist cancer patients. His family has also donated a bhavan in Adoni his birthplace and an ambil khatu in Bangalore.

Ramesh believes in fasting and has completed 22 Athais and undertaken Vardhaman tap oli. He has three children and a loving wife. His eldest daughter is a gynaecologist, his second daughter is one of the founders of Girnar Darshan and his son is a Schwarzman Scholar.

In his free time, he loves to play tennis and practice yoga.


Neel

Neel Shah
The Co-creator

Neel Shah has an academic background in Engineering followed by Masters in Jain Philosophy and Diploma in Comparative religious studies. Neel has 8+ years of experience studying and teaching diverse perspectives on Jainism, which have great influence in today's times. Over the years, Neel has conducted several seminars on Jainism across various platforms in India and anchored various religious events.

He is the founder of "AURA - Essence of Purity", an establishment that teaches Jain Philosophy to more than 300 students across geographies. Apart from conducting events and taking Jainism classes, Neel is also an AGM at SPR Constructions, Chennai and is currently working on a "School of Life" project.

He wishes to continue expanding and sharing his knowledge on Jainism and play a pivotal role in society to inspire the young as well as the old.


Neel

Rahul Shrenik Jain
Anchor, Operations Manager & PR

Rahul Jain has completed his BE in Electronics & Telecommunication from Mumbai University. He has 4 years of experience in Data Warehousing with companies like TCS, Reliance Jio and BNP Paribas.

Rahul shifted gear from the corporate sector and moved to the study of Jainism under a spiritual guide for more than 3 years. His dream is to give back to society by serving his religion, as he believes he owes everything to it.

His hobbies include travelling and listening to soulful music.

At The Jain Foundation Rahul wears multiple hats of handling Jain Yatra, the foundation's offering of virtual tours, Jain Muni, an insight into the lives of Diksharthis & Ascetics, as well as a Presentor.


Neel

Mrs. Smita Casuba
Wellness Head, Operations Manager & Presenter

Smita Casuba is a Post-graduate from world-renowned 'Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram', Chennai. She is an exponent of Vinyasa Yoga and has been teaching yoga for the past 12 years to students of all age groups. She also has had the fortune of training many celebrities.

Smita is avid learner of Jainism and Jain Yog with special focus on benefits of aasanas, mudra & pranayam.

At The Jain Foundation, Smita also plays several roles such as Wellness Head, Editor, Moderator and manages the Jain Yog Vertical.


Neel

Vipul Jain Shastri
Editor & PR

Vipul Jain is a Jain Scholar who has received the title of 'Nyaya Shastri' from Acharya Akalankadev Jain Nyaya Mahavidyalaya a branch of Pandit Todarmal Smarakh, Jaipur. He further went on to complete his MA in 'Jainism and Comparative Religion and Philosophy' from Jain Vishva Bharti Institute, Ladnun. He is also certified in Bharatiya Sanskrit Gyan Pariksha, has provided support and been a research assistant to the National Manuscripts Mission. Vipul ji has previously served as a superintendent at Akalankadev Jain Nyaya Mahavidyalaya.

His work at summer camp and during Paryushan festival for spreading the word of Jainism to benefit society is on-going.

At The Jain Foundation Vipul currently plays the role of Editor and also works on Public Relations.


Neel

Prateek V
Digital Marketing Head

Prateek holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur and has completed his BE in Information Science from VTU. He is a technophile and enjoys spending time creating Data visualizations.

At The Jain Foundation, Prateek is the Marketing and Analytics Head and manages the foundation's Digital Marketing outreach program.


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