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Club 24 Celebrates Diwali as a Signature Event with Families and Guests

Club 24 Celebrates Diwali as a Signature Event with Families and Guests

Click here for Photo Collage HOUSTON: Diwali is a joyous occasion to be celebrated in the company of family and friends with diyas, sweets, and ethnic fashions. This year’s Club 24 Plus Annual Signature Diwali Party in Houston was as splendid as any Diwali party in New Delhi or Mumbai. The extravagant home of Ash […]

Houston Diwali & Dussehra Festival 2017: A Show Par Excellence

HOUSTON: Once again Shri Sita Ram Foundation presented PAR EXCELLENCE spiritual aspects of our rich and proud culture and showcased it to all Houstonians here and to the world via internet. On October 28, in spite of the cold, people gathered from near and far to witness the spectacular victory of Good over Evil to […]

10 Reasons to Celebrate Diwali

10 Reasons to Celebrate Diwali

Why do we celebrate Diwali? It’s not just the festive mood in the air that makes you happy, or just that it’s a good time to enjoy before the advent of winter. There are 10 mythical and historical reasons why Diwali is a great time to celebrate. And there are good reasons not just for […]

“Festival of Lights” Celebration by Indo American Forum

SUGAR LAND: The picturesque locale of the Safari Texas Ball room provided the setting for the celebration of Diwali- Festival of Lights in “Maharaja and Maharani Style” by the Indo American Forum (IAF) of Fort Bend. The evening was busting with gorgeous women clad in their exquisitely beautiful saris and lahengas, and men in their […]

Diwali Celebrations at UT Austin

 By Namita Pallod AUSTIN: On October 23, students of The University of Texas at Austin gathered together in front of the renowned UT tower to celebrate Diwali. This event was put on by Hindu Students Association, with sophomores Namita Pallod and Bharath Lavendra leading the charge. Preparation for the event began in May. When asked […]

Sugar Land Audiences Captivated by Riveting Performances at the 7th Annual TELICA Diwali at Telfair

SUGAR LAND:  Saturday, October 18, Cornerstone Elementary School was once again the site for the Annual Telfair Diwali Festival organized by Telfair Indian American Culture Association (TELICA). Now in its 7th year, the TELICA celebration of Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, attracted well over a 1,000 adults and children from Telfair and other parts […]

Hindu Temple of The Woodlands Holds Diwali Event for Seniors

By Beth Kulkarni THE WOODLANDS: Hindu Temple of The Woodlands held a Diwali Party for seniors at the temple on Wednesday, October 29. The seniors enjoyed hearing a musical program and playing Diwali Games. This was followed by Dandiya Raas with volunteers teaching the basic steps to some who had never learned the popular folk […]

Sold Out Houston Diwali Mela Brimming with Mumbai Style Celebrations

  Click here for photo collage   By IAN Correspondent HOUSTON: A record early turnout marked this year’s Houston Diwali Mela at the Skeeters Stadium on October 25.  The benevolent Gods cancelled all rain for the week, instead sending halka sa cooling evening breezes to nearly 10,000 patrons in a yet again sold out event […]

A Simply Magnificient Diwali Celebrations at Radha Madhav Dham

AUSTIN, TX: Amazing fireworks, captivating rangoli’s, beautifully adorning lamps sparkling up the temple grounds, mouth-watering delicacies and raas garba dancing until midnight – Diwali at Radha Madhav Dham was buzzing with energy and activity until late into the night on October 18. Over 6,000 people flocked into the temple premises. It was a perfect family […]

Dipavali Puja: Celebrations Lit with Chinmaya Spirit

 By Padmashree Rao HOUSTON: Dipavali has a greater meaning to the Indians who have left the shores of India. Beyond the sparkling lights, the smiling faces, the colorful Indian clothes, the weekend get-togethers, the enthusiastic wishes, and all the joyful celebrations, the immensely popular festival is a symbol of cultural and spiritual identity in lands […]

The Grand Deepavali Bazaar at Sri Meenakshi Temple

PEARLAND: Sri Meenakshi Temple looked extraordinarily vibrant starting from the daybreak on Saturday, October 18 with the morning Suprabhadam to welcome Sri Venkateswara and Sri Lakshmi to the beautiful dawn.   The festive look of the temple with colorful lights, huge tents and filled parking lots were all indicative of a grand celebration. Deepavali (Diwali) literally […]

What Makes Diwali Diwali ?

By Malay Vyas HOUSTON: Is it the thousand twinkling lights, the aroma of sweet delicacies arising from the kitchen, making numerous phone calls back home to talk with parents, cousins, uncles and aunts, or is it a flurry of house parties?  Diwali is nostalgia of Diwalis past, a celebration of all you have, and anticipation […]

Hindus of Greater Houston :Diwali Food Drive

By Venugopal Menon HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston wishes all a very happy Deepavali, the festival of lights. The ‘Festival of Lights’ signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.  As an appropriate gesture, and corresponding to their 25 year observance of Janmashtami together, the several […]