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HGH Recognizes 75 Hindu Youth for Fostering Indian Culture

HGH Recognizes 75 Hindu Youth for Fostering Indian Culture

By Partha Krishnaswamy PEARLAND: On 10 September, seventy five Hindu youth were recognized and honored for their strong sense of  community, fostering conversations about Indian culture, and  inspiring the next generation of leaders with their contributions. HGH Past President Partha Krishnaswamy’s brainchild of awarding 75 Hindu youth this year to commemorate India’s “Azadi ka Amrit […]

“Harmony of Our Languages”: A Soul-Stirring Concert by TM Krishna & Party

“Harmony of Our Languages”: A Soul-Stirring Concert by TM Krishna & Party

HOUSTON: This was a note on our calendars; the Houston audience had eagerly awaited this event. After a long period of virtual concerts, this was the first live concert under the auspices of Classical Arts Society of Houston, and it commenced the 2022 fall season. In the spirit of Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, CAS together […]

IAA Hosts Original Lucknow Gharana Concert with Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan

IAA Hosts Original Lucknow Gharana Concert with Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan

By Chandra K. Mittal, Ph.D. HOUSTON: Indo-American Association, Houston (IAA) did it again. This time it was with Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan of Minneapolis, MN, who is a professor, scholar and performer in vocal Hindustani Classical Music. On Saturday, September 10, 2022, IAA yet again mesmerized the audience with presentation of SABRANG by Dr. Pooja […]

Sewa International Conducts Second Successful Annual Charity Golf Event

Sewa International Conducts Second Successful Annual Charity Golf Event

PEARLAND: Sewa international’s charity golf event to commemorate 9/11 had a successful second year at the Clear Creek Golf Course in Pearland. Texas State Representative, Ed Thompson, District 29, teed off the inaugural shot with the Sewa Golf ball after a moment of silence in memory of the brave victims of 9/11. Mayor Of Pearland, […]

A Happy Beginning for Chinmaya Mission of Houston’s Bala Vihar

A Happy Beginning for Chinmaya Mission of Houston’s Bala Vihar

By Shalini Konde HOUSTON: Arriving at Houston’s Chinmaya Prabha facility on the pleasant morning of September 11th, 2022, brought with it the joy and warmth of meeting friends and families after a long time. While BalaVihar had continued uninterrupted over the past three years via online classes, one could feel the buzz of renewed energy […]

Mama Turns 94 with Many Admirers Around Her

Mama Turns 94 with Many Admirers Around Her

By Jawahar Malhotra KATY: When she turned 78 in 2006, it was a total surprise to her when she entered Gourmet India restaurant where 70 people shouted “Happy Birthday, Mama”! Stunned and overcome with emotion, she was also delighted to have the affection of so many around her. And it has been a birthday event […]

Ramesh Cherivirala: Forbes Top Financial Security Professional

Ramesh Cherivirala: Forbes Top Financial Security Professional

SUGAR LAND: Ramesh Cherivirala from the Houston office of New York Life has been listed on the 2022 Forbes Top Financial Security Professionals Best-in-State list. The individuals named to this list of distinguished professionals were chosen based on many criteria considered by an independent research firm. A New York Life agent for 20 years, Dr. […]

Archana Bharadwaj Wins Young Citizen Award from Exchange Club of Sugar Land

Archana Bharadwaj Wins Young Citizen Award from Exchange Club of Sugar Land

SUGAR LAND: First Colony Middle School student, Archana Bharadwaj, has been honored as the Young Citizen of the Month by the Exchange Club of Sugarland. The award recognizes her commitment to community service, leadership and academic achievement. A high achiever both academically and in the Indian Cultural space, Archana is also an elegant Bharatnatyam dancer. […]

JVB Preksha Center Hosts Niyojikaji’s Welcome & Maitri Diwas Program

JVB Preksha Center Hosts Niyojikaji’s Welcome & Maitri Diwas Program

By Seema Jain JVB Preksha Meditation Center hosted its first community event, Niyojikaji’s Welcome program & Maitri Diwas under the auspicious guidance of Samani Malay Pragyaji & Samani Neeti Pragyaji (Disciples of Acharya Shri Mahashraman) on Sunday, Sept 11th 2022 with a grand celebration. Niyojikaji Samani Dr. Amal Pragyaji & Samani Jigyasa Pragyaji were visiting […]

‘Jogi’: Diljit Dosanjh’s Film Undercuts 1984 Tragedy

‘Jogi’: Diljit Dosanjh’s Film Undercuts 1984 Tragedy

By Shubhra Gupta Those three terrible days in 1984 when Delhi burnt after the assassination of Indira Gandhi, have been re-created in Hindi cinema several times. ‘Jogi’ revisits those dark days, bringing them to our attention again. Jogi (Diljit Dosanjh) and his elderly father are flung off a bus, after being heckled angrily by the […]

Jaipur Literary Festival Houston Returns In Person, Features Local Authors

Jaipur Literary Festival Houston Returns In Person, Features Local Authors

HOUSTON: With bated breath, the literati of Houston awaited the in-person return of JLF Houston, September 9-10 with events at the Asia Society and India House. This year, JLF celebrated the unique culture, diversity, and energy of the Bayou City- on-ground in partnership with Asia Society Texas, Inprint, University of Houston, India House and Pondicheri […]

Unique and Historic Recognition & Celebration of 75 Youth Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav– “A Memorable Yuvotsav”

Unique and Historic Recognition & Celebration of 75 Youth Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav– “A Memorable Yuvotsav”

PEARLAND: It was an outstanding and original idea of the Past President of Hindus of Greater Houston, (HGH), Partha Krishnaswamy, who suggested to celebrate 75 Hindu youth this year, on the 75th year of India’s Independence.  75 youth were recognized for their service to the Community. This year Hindu Youth awards was held at the […]

Indo-American Cancer Network (IACAN) Fundraiser 2022: You Can with IACAN

Indo-American Cancer Network (IACAN) Fundraiser 2022: You Can with IACAN

HOUSTON: After a gap of four years, the Indian American Cancer Network (IACAN) hosted the “You can with IACAN” Gala 2022 on September 10th at the Sugarcreek Country Club in Sugarland, Texas. For those unfamiliar with IACAN, this 501c (3) nonprofit organization has been providing culturally tailored services to people of South Asian origin locally, […]

Ambassador Girl Scout Anjuli Perubhatla Completes Gold Award

Ambassador Girl Scout Anjuli Perubhatla Completes Gold Award

SUGAR LAND: Ambassador Girl Scout Anjuli Perubhatla of New Territory (Brazos Valley Community-Troop 28083) completed her Girl Scout Gold Award – the highest achievement a Girl Scout can earn, symbolizing outstanding accomplishments in the areas of leadership, community service and advocacy. The Girl Scout Gold Award involves more than a year of work, including a […]

Alliance for Disaster Relief Raises $1 Million for Pakistan Flood Victims

Alliance for Disaster Relief Raises $1 Million for Pakistan Flood Victims

HOUSTON: Resource generation efforts spearheaded by the Alliance for Disaster Relief, a collaboration of more than 35 plus community organizations in Houston, Texas, USA; to help flood -battered Pakistan; has raised more than $1million in just three hours during a fundraising event.   ‏Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; Congresspersons Sheila Jackson Lee & AL Green; Consul General […]

USA SAMP Army to Acquire Abu Dhabi Cricket T10 Franchise

USA SAMP Army to Acquire Abu Dhabi Cricket T10 Franchise

ABU DHABI: USA’s SAMP Army has announced that it will acquire a franchise in Abu Dhabi T10. Identified as ‘Morrisville SAMP Army’ from North Carolina, becomes the eighth franchisee to compete in the exciting cricket league. SAMP Army franchise represents unity on and off the field and indomitable passion for cricket. The owner of the […]

Pakistanti Organizations, Sewa International Set Up Flood Relief Appeals

Pakistanti Organizations, Sewa International Set Up Flood Relief Appeals

Heavy rainfall in Southern Pakistan and melting glaciers in the country’s northern mountains have caused massive floods and flash floods that continue to devastate districts across the region. The floods have killed at least 1,191 people, 399 of whom were children, since the flooding began in mid-June at the beginning of the monsoon season. In […]

New App from CMH: Vedanta Daily — Simplified Insights into Eternal Truth

New App from CMH: Vedanta Daily — Simplified Insights into Eternal Truth

Men of great wisdom, like Pujya Gurudeva Chinmayananda, descend to our plane out of their kindness and a keen desire to share the highest truths. Vedanta, literally means the ultimate end or culmination of Knowledge (Vedas). Many great Rishis, Masters and Acharyas have endeavored to take us closer to this Absolute Truth. Swami Chinmayananda was […]

HSS Celebrates 18th Hindu Unity Day with Dharmic Organizations of Houston

HSS Celebrates 18th Hindu Unity Day with Dharmic Organizations of Houston

    By Viren Vyas HOUSTON: The Houston chapter of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA (HSS) held its 18th annual Hindu Unity Day on Saturday, August 27th, at the ISKCON of Houston. Representatives from more than 50 Hindu organizations attended this conference. HSS has been collaborating Hindu Unity Day celebration since 2005 with other Dharmic organizations. […]

Seattle Thunderbolts Win Minor League Cricket Championship

Seattle Thunderbolts Win Minor League Cricket Championship

MORRISVILLE, NC: The Seattle Thunderbolts continued a streak of remarkable form into the final of the 2022 Toyota Minor League Cricket Championship presented by Sunoco, defeating the Atlanta Fire by 10 runs to win the 2022 championship title on Sunday, Aug. 28. The Thunderbolts claimed a $150,000 purse for winning America’s most extensive cricket championship, […]

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