SCVP continue to host Mid-Term Children’s Jain Camps where children aged 5-11 years old learn about Jain religion, culture and prayers in a fun and interactive way in English using arts, crafts, games, meditation, yoga and music.
SCVP children and adults visited a care home where they sang prayers and songs to the everyone’s delight, made cards, decorated jewellery boxes, played card games and Jenga and engaged so beautifully with the older people staying in the home, teaching all the value of giving and learning to communicate and do various activities with the older people. As one of the parents stated:
‘Thanks for organising such a meaningful event and giving the children this wonderful opportunity. The children really enjoyed themselves and said they definitely want to go again…
For the 4th consecutive year SCVP with Young Jains (UK) are hosting monthly Forest Walks from May to September. This allows the walkers to surround themselves with nature, appreciate its beauty and experience silence! The walkers ages range from 6 years to those in their 70s, attracting more than 50 walkers for each of the walks held so far this year.
SCVP adult class teachers conducted a series 4 lectures entitled “Jain Principles – relevant today?” hosted by Oshwal Association of UK. The lectures, through the use of interactive sessions, explored and explained how Jain principles can be applied practically and the impact it can have on our spiritual development
Over the last few months, SCVP have invited three distinguished guest speakers to give interesting and inspiring talks: