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Sadhguru to Lead Spiritual Discourse at AAPI

Sadhguru to Lead Spiritual Discourse at AAPI

ATLANTA: Understanding the inherent humanity that unites all nations, religions and cultures, Sadhguru is recognized for his pioneering efforts to nurture global harmony, Dr. Naresh Parikh, President of American association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), said today, while announcing spiritual discourse led by Sadhguru during AAPI’s 37th Convention in New York. The 37th Annual […]

Hindu Worship Society Elects Ravi Goel as President for 2019-2021

Hindu Worship Society Elects Ravi Goel as President for 2019-2021

BY MANU SHAH HOUSTON: The Hindu Worship Society (HWS) has the distinction of being the second oldest Hindu temple in Houston. Founded in 1969 by a handful of Hindu Americans who wanted to sustain and practice their Hindu traditions, the temple moved to its present location in 1980. As the congregation grew, the South Indian […]

Abhinaya School of Performing Arts Holds Annual “Rasaanubhava”

Abhinaya School of Performing Arts Holds Annual “Rasaanubhava”

HOUSTON: Students and parents of Abhinaya School of Performing Arts look forward to their annual dance event “Rasaanubhava” with great fervor and anticipation. This year’s performance took place at Westchester Academy for International Studies on April 28, 2019. Beginners, junior, intermediate, senior and advanced students performed dances choreographed in Bharathanatyam to traditional and contemporary themes. […]

India House /SOS Continues Life After Seminar Series: Sustainable Income in Retirement

India House /SOS Continues Life After Seminar Series: Sustainable Income in Retirement

HOUSTON: Most Retiree and soon-to-be Retiree’s desire to live a healthy and comfortable retired life, travel to exotic places on their bucket list, and spend quality time with family and friends. However, retirees’ may feel anxious of whether their life savings will outlast theirs and their spouse’s lives and whether they are able to leave […]

On the Relevance of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore in the New Millenium

On the Relevance of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore in the New Millenium

HOUSTON: Each year the world celebrates Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday in the month of May, with a vigor that speaks volumes about the famous son of India and the vision that he embodied. Question that automatically arises to the common mind is why do we celebrate such a personality? Psychologist Abraham Maslow says in his extended […]

More than 2,000 People Celebrate the Tradition of Iftar in Houston

More than 2,000 People Celebrate the Tradition of Iftar in Houston

 HOUSTON: For so many years now, Houstonians of all background come together to rejoice the tradition of Iftar here in this the fourth largest metropolis of USA. This event is organized by untiring group of volunteers, who are Muslims & Non-Muslims; Women & Men; Old & Young; Professionals & Businesspersons.”These were the words of Muhammad […]

BJP Member Starts Petition to Protest Time Report Calling Modi ‘India’s Divider in Chief’

BJP Member Starts Petition to Protest Time Report Calling Modi ‘India’s Divider in Chief’

NEW DELHI: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office-bearer has started an online petition “to protest” against a Time magazine report which calls Prime Minister Narendra Modi “India’s divider in chief”. Ashwin Johar, a doctor-turned-politician and central committee member of Overseas Friends of Bharatiya Janta Party (OFBJP), the party’s foreign cell, started the online petition on […]

Indian Seniors Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Musical Program

Indian Seniors Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Musical Program

                  HOUSTON: Mother’s Day 2019 was a happy and enjoyable experience for some 500+ members of the Indian Senior Citizen Association with music program coordinated by the music maestro who needs no introduction, Surinder Talwar, on Mother’s Day itself, Sunday, May 12 at India House. The hall […]

Sharmila Tagore Fans Rush Enmasse to ‘Save a Mother’ Gala

Sharmila Tagore Fans Rush Enmasse to ‘Save a Mother’ Gala

SUGAR LAND: The Save a Mother organizers seem to have hit on a tried and true formula for their annual gala. Last year, actress Shabana Azmi filled in for the celebrity guest with awesome music, and humor from a local comedian filled in the space for the guests. This year, it was the same combination, […]

Ekal Vidalaya Fundraiser June 1 at UH Cullen Auditorium

Ekal Vidalaya Fundraiser June 1 at UH Cullen Auditorium

                Houston: The Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation, USA is a registered, tax-exempt (501C), nonprofit service organization dedicated to bringing education and village development to rural India. Ekal is the largest grassroots, Non government organization (NGO) operating in remote and tribal villages of India. Ekal currently operates 85,000+ schools in […]

Dr. H. R. Nagendra Dedicates S-VYASA’s New Houston Yoga Center

Dr. H. R. Nagendra Dedicates S-VYASA’s New  Houston Yoga Center

                By Manu Shah Houston: On 27th April, S-VYASA inaugurated its Yoga Center at the West Oaks Mall, in the presence of its Founder Dr. H. R. Nagendra, yoga teachers and students. The “phones in meditation mode” policy set the tone for the event and the Vedic chanting […]

Tulsi Gabbard, First Hindu Presidential Candidate, in Houston

Tulsi Gabbard, First Hindu Presidential Candidate, in Houston

By Pooja Salhotra Houston: Service before self. That’s what Americans hope for in elected officials. Yet, we often are left with self-serving politicians who fail to address the challenges most Americans face – issues like affordable healthcare, access to quality education and a fair criminal justice system. But those issues were the subject of discussion […]

Dear God, the Mother Earth and we [All Your Children] are Calling You

Dear God, the Mother Earth and we [All Your Children] are Calling You

                By Shobhendu Prabhakar Houston: Dear God, the mother earth and we [all your children] are calling you • Approximately every 3 minutes one person in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Approximately every 9 minutes, someone in the US dies from a blood cancer. […]

Hindi Poets Delight in a Robust Mother Tounge

Hindi Poets Delight in a Robust Mother Tounge

                  By Sarita Mehta Houston: More than 320 people were caught up for about 3 hours of roaring humor, non-stop laughter and heartwarming recitals at Hasye Kavi Sammelan’s “Hasya Ke Rang – Geet Gazal Ke Sang’, presented by the IAH Houston, ICC at India House on Sunday, […]

Club 24 + Celebrates 13 Years of Philanthropy

Club 24 + Celebrates 13 Years of Philanthropy

                                                        By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: Over the years, the Club 24 Plus events has not been so much the program that will follow but the anticipation of […]

Beloved Community Advocate Sonal Bhuchar, 58, Dies

Beloved Community Advocate Sonal Bhuchar, 58, Dies

SUGAR LAND: Sonal Bhuchar, 58, passed away peacefully in her home on April 20, 2019 after a valiant battle with lung cancer. She was surrounded by her family. Sonal was born in Mumbai, India on June 30, 1960, to Ramesh and Manju Parekh. She earned her education and studied to practice physical therapy in Mumbai […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes – Sabat Moong te Palak di Daal (SPINACH & WHOLE MOONG LENTILS)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes – Sabat Moong te Palak di Daal   (SPINACH & WHOLE MOONG LENTILS)

Daals are the mainstay of the Indian diet, whether you are in the north or south, east or west – providing much needed protein, especially for the multitude of vegetarians in the country – and each region has its own way of making them. So central are they to Indian life, there is even a […]

JVB Preksha Meditation Center, 19th Annual Family Camp “Create Your Own Destiny”

JVB Preksha Meditation Center, 19th Annual Family Camp “Create Your Own Destiny”

  By Rajat Khater AUSTIN: JVB Preksha Meditation Center, Houston conducted its 19th Annual Family Retreat Camp, in scenic surroundings at Radha Madhav Dham, Austin TX, on Easter weekend, from April 19 to April 21, under the spiritual guidance of Samani Malay Pragyaji & Samani Neeti Pragyaji. Each year, the camp aims to foster spiritual, […]

Gajda Wajda Punjab Vaisakhi 2019 Unites Bhangra and Fashion

Gajda Wajda Punjab Vaisakhi 2019 Unites Bhangra and Fashion

    By Dr Sarita Mehta HOUSTON: The Houston Punjabi community celebrated Vaisakhi and commemoration of the formation of Khalsa Panth of warriors under Guru Gobind Singh on April 21 at White Oak Music Hall with a ‘Gajda Wajda Punjab- Vaisakhi 2019’ show with great enthusiasm and pomp. More than 400 people of all age […]

Durga D. and Sushila Agrawal Engineering Research Building is Dedicated

Durga D. and Sushila Agrawal Engineering Research Building is Dedicated

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Dr. Durga D. Agrawal, a longtime Houston resident, is well known for giving back to the community particularly to his alma mater – the University of Houston. One 26th April 2019, the University recognized his sizable and generous gift by renaming the Engineering building as the Durga D. and Sushila Agrawal […]

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