Jainism in Africa
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The history of Jainism in Africa is relatively short when compared with the histories of
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- List of Jain temples
- Jainism in Europe
- Jainism in Hong Kong
- Jainism in India
- Jainism in the United States
Jains emigrated to South Africa under British colonial rule in India and South Africa, and exceeded in trade and business. Due to the high number of Jain tourists, in addition to the resident Jain community, many South African restaurants offer Jain food
Jainism in South Africa
There are Jain temples in Nairobi and Mombasa.
Jainism in Kenya has been present for about a 100 years. It is practiced by a small community that actively organizes Jain conventions, film festivals and other community programs.
Jainism in Kenya
Exodus of Asians from Uganda in 1972 due to Idi Amin's policies, forced some Jains to migrate elsewhere, like Australia, North America and Europe.
Jainism entered Africa during the late 19th century, when Jains first emigrated from India to Kenya, and then to Uganda, Sudan and Tanzania.
- History 1
- Jainism in Kenya 2
- Jainism in South Africa 3
- See also 4
- References 5
- External links 6