FAQ Category: Kitchen Religion

Ahimsa Anuvrat (Vows) for Lay People:

Jain conduct is different for Monk/Nuns than for Laypeople. When monks/nuns take five great vows, they should follow it 100%. For laypeople, we have responsibilities for family, work, community, religious organizations etc. that shouldn’t be…

Q2.  Has Jainism become a “kitchen religion”? Or why is food given so much importance in Jain households?

First, let’s talk about what is meant by a "kitchen religion". The youth / young adults in America perceive Jainism as a “kitchen religion” when they extensively hear about food in religious context - we…