Category Archive for: ‘Religion’

Ramadan Growing Closer To God

Ramadan Growing Closer To God

The holy month of Ramadan is well underway, all set to climax with a day of unbridled festivity and celebration this Id. Visit any area heavily populated with devout Muslims and you will notice each day bears a quiet solitude with sudden bursts of frenzied activity in the evening. These bursts correspond with evening prayers and the breaking of the …

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Love In India By Maria Wirth

Love In India By Maria Wirth

Author by Maria Wirth There is no other country where basic questions crop up as quickly as in India,” a young Spanish woman recently told me. I fully agreed with her, as it reminded me of my early time in India some 30 years ago. One basic question then was about love. In the west, love refers mainly to the …

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Ushering Hope Devotion Celebration This August

Ushering Hope Devotion Celebration This August

The dry spell in India is over – quite literally. After a scorching summer experienced by most in the country, the indulgent monsoon has been more than welcome. In the same vein, after a few uneventful months, many are now looking forward to the fun and indulgence festivals during the coming months are certain to bring. Every Indian is almost …

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JESUS SAID

Words to Live by

JESUS SAID This is MY commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. If you keep MY commandments, you will abide in MY love. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:10,12,13 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, …

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Dharma Bee-Nationwide Quiz Contest On Swami Vivekananda And Sri Krishna

Dharma Bee-Nationwide Quiz Contest On Swami Vivekananda And Sri Krishna

At the Art Institute of Chicago, children speaking in American accents with matching orange T-shirts posed for photos and stood where the man they’d spent months studying, called for interfaith tolerance and understanding, said a recent article in the Chicago Tribune. The occasion was a field trip. The event was National Dharma Bee contest. The contest was part of SV …

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Happy Ramadan

Happy Ramadan

The Holy month of Ramadan starts on Tuesday July 9th 2013. On Behalf of the entire Desh Videsh team, we like to wish our Muslim readers Happy Ramadan. Ramadan is a month of fasting for Muslims—a time for introspection, charity, and repentance in order to attain God’s mercy and blessings. Ramadan is considered the holiest month of the Islamic calendar …

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Pujya Shri Rameshbhai Oza: comming to Florida

Pujya Shri Rameshbhai Oza: comming to Florida

On behalf of the entire Hindu community, Desh-Videsh welcomes Pujya Shri Ramesh Bhai Oza – passionately called Bhai ji, to Orlando for his Srimad Bhagavat Katha Yagna from June 30 to July 7, 2013. Inspired from childhood to sing praises of God, Pujya Shri Ramesh Bhai Oza has become one of India’s finest kathakars, head of an exemplary priest training …

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Interfaith Dialogue at the University of Miami

Interfaith Dialogue at the University of Miami By Rev. Hudder

The World Hindu Council hosted an Interfaith Dialogue at the University of Miami to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebration. The following speakers participated in this dialogue: Dr. Nathan Katz representing the Jewish religion, Vijay Raghavan representing the Hindu religion, Rev. Dianne Hudder representing the Christian religion, Mohammad S. Shakir representing the Muslim religion, Major Diljit D Singh Pannu …

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The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Boynton Beach is pleased to open its newly inaugurated facility to the community. Located behind the main mandir, the hall offers a performance stage, professional-quality audio equipment, and a 13,000 square-feet area to accommodate all your guests. Access to a newly built kitchen area can be arranged, in addition to catering options provided by …

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I Love Gita: A South Florida Annual Tradition for Over a Decade

I Love Gita: A South Florida Annual Tradition for Over a Decade

I Love Gita is Chinmaya Mission Miami’s annual Shrimad Bhagavad Gita Chanting Competition that celebrates and promotes learning the Gita among the younger generation. The competition has been conducted for over a decade in South Florida, showcasing the best of scholarship, discipline, and courage in the community’s children, youth, and adults, as they chant to uphold the value and glory …

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