International Ahimsa Foundation NY USA

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Live and Let Live - Lord Mahavir


INTERNATIONAL AHIMSA FOUNDATION INC. To spread the message of universal peace and harmony by promoting the ideals and values of non-violence. Also establish peace awareness by providing reading and study circles. Publish newsletters, articles, journals, books and audio-video materials for peace messages. To disseminate information using media like TV & Radio, Internet, Websites, Seminars, Conferences, Workshop and events. To Support other organizations around the world who are promoting the objective of non-violence.

Tolerance is an important instrument to achieve world peace and harmony. Tolerance is respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of our world’s culture, our forms of expression and ways of being human. It is fostered by knowledge, openness, communication and freedom of thought, conscience and belief.

Dr. Neeta Jain
Founder and President, International Ahimsa Foundation Inc.
Honored to be listed on 100 Asian Power of Diversity list published by City & State of New York.

Peace in the Park 2023

Mahavir Jayanti Celebration 2023

Mahavir Jayanti Celebration 2022
"Non-Violence: Message of Lord Mahavir"

A message from Honorable member of Parliament, India; Shri Amar Patnaikji on the occasion of International Ahimsa Foundation’s 10th anniversary and Mahavir Jayanti 2022 at Indian Consulate, NY.

Indian Consulate and
International Ahimsa Foundation Celebrate Mahavir Jayanti
– Coverage by ITV Gold


A Message on
Gandhi Jayanti
from Congressman
~ Gregory Meeks

March for Non-violence and Peace

International Ahimsa Foundation Inc. cordially invites you to a “March for Non-violence and Peace” under its banner on Sunday, August 18th, 2019 at the 39th India Day Parade organized by the Federation of India (FIA).

Past Event

Recent Events

Mahavir Jayanti & 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Celebration, May 5th 2019

This will be the 2nd time we are celebrating this event at the Indian Consulate in New York. 

Independence Day Celebration July 4th 2018

Hosted by Dr. Neeta Jain, District Leader, 25th Assebly. with special guests : Hon. Congressman Gregory Meeks Hon. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney Hon. Congresswoman Grece Meng

Mahavir Jayanti Celebration
May 6th 2018

This will be the first time we are celebrating this event at the Indian Consulate in New York. Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most auspicious and revered days observed by Jains...

Get Involved

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities!
You can participate in events and program designed to help International Ahimsa Foundation Inc. by registering here.

Happy 150th Birthday to Father of the Nation
"Mahatma Gandhi"

My religion is based on truth and non-violence.
Truth is my God. Non-violence is the means of realising Him.
- Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi Ji’s 150th Birthday celebration at Union Square in NYC

Gandhi Ji’s 150th Birthday celebration at United Nation International School

Press & Media

"Several elected officials participated in the May 6 event, which aimed to spread the Jain message of peace and nonviolence. It was organized by the International Ahimsa Foundation, spearheaded by Dr. Neeta Jain."
- The South Asian Times