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Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Celebrates its 18th Sthapana Divas

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Celebrates its 18th Sthapana Divas

BY MAHI TOMAR HOUSTON: Over the weekend of April 6-7, Arya Samaj of Greater Houston celebrated its 28th Sthapana Divas. Arya Samaj was found by Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati on April 10, 1875, in Mumbai. Arya Samaj Greater Houston was founded in by Shri Ram Chand Mahajan to establish a center where families could meet to […]

‘Women’s Health Issues’ Interactive Session with Women Physicians

‘Women’s Health Issues’ Interactive Session with Women Physicians

BY DR. SARITA MEHTA HOUSTON: This is for the first time SEWA International organized a workshop for Women’s Health Issues, co-sponsored with Arya Samaj on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Arya Samaj, Houston Texas. More than fifty five women participated in this Family services workshop by the female physicians specialists on Internal Medicine, Dermatology and […]

Makar Sankranti and Lohri at Arya Samaj

Makar Sankranti and Lohri at Arya Samaj

HOUSTON: DAV Sanskriti School of Arya Samaj Greater Houston celebrated last Sunday the event known as Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Pongal, Bihu, etc. in different parts of India reflecting its colorful diversity. Acharyaji spoke at length about its significance that is sun’s reversal from its southern journey to back to northward. In plain terms, that translates into […]

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Volunteers at Interfaith Ministries Thanksgiving, Meals on Wheels Service

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Volunteers at Interfaith Ministries Thanksgiving, Meals on Wheels Service

By Kanika Talwar HOUSTON: On Thanksgiving Thursday, November 23, 7.30 AM both the Arya Kishore Mandal (AKM) youth (40) and the adults of Arya Samaj’s AKM (30) celebrated Thanksgiving in the best way possible: by working together to help, serve other people. They volunteered at Interfaith Ministries’ yearly event called Meals on Wheels for seniors […]

Arya Samaj for Houston Food Bank

Arya Samaj for Houston Food Bank

HOUSTON: Arya Samaj Greater Houston organizes its annual Food Drive for the Houston Food Bank. Its members enjoy food every Sunday together after the weekly Satsang, called Rishi Langar’s Preeti Bhoj. But this time of the year is slightly different for them when they spare a thought to the recurring pain of the hungry people […]

“Opening the Window for 2015” – JVB Conducts Preksha Meditation Camp

“Opening the Window for 2015” – JVB Conducts Preksha Meditation Camp

By Seema Jain  HOUSTON: “The greatest mistake of a soul is non recognition of real self and can only be corrected by realization of self.”   – Lord Mahavir Preksha means to perceive deeply within and Meditation involves engaging the mind fully in the perception of the subtle, internal and innate phenomenon of consciousness to control passions and […]

Sewa and Arya Samaj Organize a Workshop on Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

Sewa and Arya Samaj Organize a Workshop on Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

HOUSTON: A Free seminar “Raising Emotionally Healthy Children” was held on Sunday, November 16 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM at the Arya Samaj library.  The seminar was co-hosted by SEWA Houston Family Services and Arya Samaj of Greater Houston.  This seminar was presented by Bhawna Luthra, who is a Marriage & Family Therapist. She […]

Arya Samaj Greater Houston Celebrates Diwali

Arya Samaj Greater Houston Celebrates Diwali

By Sanjana Kapoor & Yash Bindal HOUSTON: Arya Samaj celebrated Diwali on Saturday, October  25. This jam-packed event was enjoyed by all, and the evening’s festivities were filled with good humor, friends, laughter and light. Arya Samaj’s Diwali celebrations started Saturday evening with beautiful performances in the main hall. Next came the puja and havan. […]

Arya Samaj Greater Houston Celebrates Foundation Day

Arya Samaj Greater Houston Celebrates Foundation Day

HOUSTON: The Arya Samaj Greater Houston (ASGH) celebrated its 23rd Foundation Day during the weekend of August 16 and 17, with great enthusiasm and fervor. The program started on Saturday, August 16, at 9:45 am with the Indian flag hosting ceremony to celebrate India’s Independence Day.  A group of DAVSS students lead by Smriti Srivastava […]