MONTEBELLO, CA - With the support of devotees, Shri Nand Shiv Durga Mandir celebrated Hanuman Jayanti for the first time. Hanuman Chalisa was recited 11 times by adults and children. The event also included singing bhajans and ended with aarti.
MALIBU,CA - The Rama Navami celebrations at the Hindu Temple Society of Southern California known as the Malibu Hindu Temple were spread over two weekends. The program began on April 6, in the temple auditorium with a musical tribute to Lord Rama rendered in multiple Indian languages by an incredible collection of local talent under the leadership of Dr. N.V. and Malathy Srinivasan. The program included Tyagaraja and...
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MONTEBELLO, CA - Devotees of Shri Nand Shiv Durga Mandir here celebrated Durga Ashtami and Ram Navmi on April 13 with great devotion and joy. Chaitra Navratri started on April 6 when Ramayana Paath was read by various devotees every day for three hours until April 13.
NEW YORK, NY - A sea of colors and tradition of the Sikh culture inundated Times Square, the crossroads of the world, as members of the community tied turbans to thousands of New Yorkers and tourists in an annual fixture aimed at spreading awareness about the Sikh identity. Sikh organisation ‘’The Sikhs of New York’’ organised the annual Turban Day on Saturday in association with the Consulate General of India in New York.
DUBAI - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) only Sikh temple will host iftar for workers throughout the upcoming month of Ramadan, the chairman of the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara said. The Gurudwara in Dubai's Jebel Ali, which has been hosting an interfaith iftar during every Ramadan in the past six years, will offer the meals to workers in the area every day, Chairman Surender Singh Kandhari told Gulf News on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES, CA - The Sikh Community of Southern California will come together on April 14 at the Convention Center here for the annual Baisakhi Kirtan Darbar & Nagar Kirtan Celebration, attended by thousands. The event consists of the Kirtan Darbar (The Court of Divine Music) which will take place from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm followed by the Nagar Kirtan (Procession of Divine Music), parade from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm encircling just under...
WASHINGTON - Two Sikh communities in the US state of Indiana will donate funds and food to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers, as they remain unpaid due to the ongoing partial government shutdown. The Sikh community of Fishers, Indiana, and Gurinder Singh Khalsa of SikhsPAC, a national Sikh political action committee, are coordinating with Mario Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, and Aaron Batt, TSA Federal Security Director, to support TSA agents,
MALIBU,CA -The Hindu Temple Society of Southern California celebrated New Year 2019 with a large number of devotees in attendance. At the stroke of midnight on January 1, the doors of the sanctum sanctorum were opened for a spectacular viewing of Lord Venkateshwara, the presiding deity of the Temple. The priests, performed the grand aarti welcoming the New Year. The Temple itself was beautifully lit and there were several TV monitors where the aartis were broadcast throughout the Temple.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -A Christmas celebration was organized at the Embassy of India on Jan 4. The event was attended by a large number of community members, including members of the Indian Christian community. Chargé d’affaires Ambassador Santosh Jha addressed the gathering. The program included an invocation by Rev Binoy Akkalayil Lucka, Parochial Vicar, St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Dr. Graceson Kannamplave of the Evangelical Order highlighted the significance of Christmas and its relevance to India.
NORWALK,CA - Dharma Civilization Foundation held its annual event at the Sanatana Dharma Mandir here on Dec 1.
The event was highlighted by Padma Bhushan Prof. Ved Nanda, Swami Svatmananda from Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Pennsylvania and scholars Dr. Vishwa Adluri, Hunter College, New York, Dr. Kundan Singh, Sofia University, Palo Alto and Dr. Joydeep Bagchee, University of Munich, Germany. At the event, attended by over 275 well-wishers,