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Celebrating Krishna Janm at Radha Madhav Dham, Austin

AUSTIN: On the eigth day of Krishna Paksh in the month of Bhadrapad (August-September) as dark clouds enveloped the sky, the stillness in the air conveyed that something very spectacular was about to happen.  At midnight, while everyone was fast asleep, Lord Krishna chose to descend in a prison house, making his own arrangements for […]

Krishna Janmashtami Celebrated by Meenakshi Temple

By Mala Gopal  PEARLAND: Krishna Janmashtami, also known as Gokulashtami, is an annual celebration of the birth of Sri Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. Vishnu is said to descend in this avatar form to restore cosmic order.  Of all the avatars, Krishna avatar appeals to all as the God is most approachable as a […]

IIT Bombay Celebrates Prof. N.R. Kamath’s Hundredth Birth Anniversary

HOUSTON: IIT Bombay (IITB) alumni and staff will be celebrating their beloved late Professor and Deputy Director’s Hundredth Birthday on September 6, at the IITB campus. Prof. Kamath had a profound impact on the lives of so many of his students at University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT), and at IIT Bombay. To honor Prof. […]

Dr. Shirley Telles Aligns Science and Yoga

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: In her calm measured manner, Dr. Shirley Telles speaks of plasma cytokines and yoga in the same breath, explains the concepts of dhayana (meditation) and dharana (concentration) to an extremely interested Dalai Lama and shares an interesting study at a yoga camp which found the side effects of chemotherapy for cancer […]

Radhastami: Appearance of Srimati Radharani

HOUSTON: The divine counterpart of Sri Krishna is known as Sri Radha. Together, according to the ancient Vaishnava tradition, this dual-gendered divinity is God-male and female dimensions of the Absolute Truth. Sri Radha is the complete energy, and Sri Krishna is the complete energetic source. They are non-different from each other, just as musk and […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes – Coconut di Burfi (Coconut Milk Squares)

Burfi is one of the most common and popular confections in India and is widely available all over India. It’s a favorite of little kids in particular as they can gobble up the burfi pieces which are cut into squares or diamond shapes. When my kids were little, they would call my younger brother burfi […]

Shunya’s “Jungle Book”

Shunya’s “Jungle Book”

By Neeta Patwardhan HOUSTON: As human conflict rages globally, Shunya’s musical – The Jungle Book comes at an apt time. Based on a stage adaption of the original work, the play examines a search for our identity as well as how perceived differences prevent peaceful co-existence. While such subject matter is the bane of political […]

Wisdom, Devotion and Life Taken Away by Drunk Driver

Wisdom, Devotion and Life Taken Away by Drunk Driver

    Click here for shradhanjali     By Malay Vyas and  Vanshika Vipin HOUSTON: Drunken driving was responsible for another tragedy on the streets of Houston this week. This time the loss hit close to home as Houston’s south Asian community lost four senior citizens in this accident on June 22. A minivan driver […]

Desi Crowds Flock to New Houston First: a Punjabi Mela for Summertime Fun

Desi Crowds Flock to New Houston First: a Punjabi Mela for Summertime Fun

[picasa width=”400″ height=”300″ bgcolor=”#000000″ autoplay=”1″ showcaption=”1″ user=”indoamericannews@gmail.com” album=”es_PunjabiMela2014″] Click here to photo collage   By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Summer in the city can be hard on people who try to find wholesome entertainment in between family vacations, pool parties and running to see blockbuster movie releases. Our desi community’s calendar is booked solid most weekends […]

Connoisseurs Club Members Say Slainte in Style

Connoisseurs Club Members Say Slainte in Style

By Irfan Karim HOUSTON: The Connoisseurs Club (CC) is a social soiree where various persuasions of the excellent delicacies and liquid gold are paired together under engrossing themes. Members dream of eating exotic cuisines and drinking whiskey all the time. The group has already met twice; the inaugural event was held on April 25. The […]

2014 MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee Reaches Texas Dallas and Houston Winners Announced

2014 MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee Reaches Texas Dallas and Houston Winners Announced

HOUSTON: The 2014 MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee (www.SouthAsianSpellingBee.com) continued its 12-city tour this past weekend with events in Dallas and Houston. With a huge turnout this year as well, the Bee attracted some top talent as well as young and new spellers that competed for the coveted prizes and titles. “It is very heartening […]

Shalini’s Rangapravesh – A Shining Exhibition of Grace and Dedication

Shalini’s Rangapravesh – A Shining Exhibition of Grace and Dedication

By Partha S Chatterjee HOUSTON: June 14, was an evening to remember, where Shalini Das, daughter of Tapan and Mou Das and disciple of Smt. Supradipta Datta performed her Odissi Ranga Pravesh. It was the sheer repertoire of top class dance presented after nine years of training that impressed the audience to no end. Shalini […]

Houstonians Felicitate Durgabari Head Priest Dr. Bishnupada Goswami

Houstonians Felicitate Durgabari Head Priest Dr. Bishnupada Goswami

RICHMOND: On June 22, evening, more than 500 Houstonians gathered at Safari Texas Ranch at 11627 FM 1464 in Richmond, Texas to commemorate Houston Durgabari Society’s Head Priest Dr. Bishnupada Goswami. According to the sources, Dr. Goswami has received three outstanding awards from Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage Kolkata. These awards are Mahamahopadhyay, Doctor of […]

Chandrababu Naidu Urges Swami Ramdev to Establish Yoga Centre in Tirupati

Chandrababu Naidu Urges Swami Ramdev to Establish Yoga Centre in Tirupati

HYDERABAD, INDIA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has offered all possible assistance to Baba Ramdev in establishing a world class herbal park in Tirumala and a spiritual center in Tirupati for yoga, herbal medicine, naturopathy and ayurved. It is only fitting that the center is opened in Tirumala, the abode of Kaliyuga Venkateshwara, […]

Ruhika Roy Recognized by ISA for her Outstanding Science Project

Ruhika Roy Recognized by ISA for her Outstanding  Science Project

HOUSTON: Ruhika Roy, a senior at Elkins High School was invited to a Scholarships Awards Night on June 4. at the HESS Club, Houston by Instrument Society of America (ISA) to present her spectacular science project “A novel sensor & microcontroller for vibration detection” in front of professional engineers and students. Instrument Society of America […]

World Refugee Day in Houston

World Refugee Day in Houston

HOUSTON: On June 21, World Refugee Day, was celebrated in Houston at Raindrop Turkish House with more than 2500 people. Houston is home to over 70,000 refugees from nearly 80 different countries. It was attended by Congresswomen Sheila Jackson Lee, Gene Wu (State Representative), Mike Laster (City Council), Richard Nguyen (City Council), Afzaal Mahmood (Consul […]

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