January 2012

Desh Videsh January 2012 – Cover Story
Remembering Legends Lost in 2011

Remembering Legends Lost in 2011

Have you wondered why we mourn for and miss people we haven’t ever met in person or can’t even call acquaintances? Such is the case with a few personalities whose presence transcends physical distances and reaches out in a manner that their absence is felt greatly. Their absence also leaves a deep void that’s almost impossible to fill. 2011 will …

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Religious
The Bhagavad Gita’s Guide to Effective Parenting

The Bhagavad Gita’s Guide to Effective Parenting

The upbringing of a child is the most delicate, crucial responsibility of a parent. While routine parental responsibilities like feeding, providing for and educating a child can somewhat be taken for granted, the molding of personality and character is truly the prime duty of any parent. People often say that a child is a reflection of the effort and dedication …

Religious
The Bhagavad Gita and Children

The Bhagavad Gita and Children

Eklavya School, a small but very forward thinking and progressive school in Ahmedabad, India, gave students an assignment to write poetry based on the Bhagavad Gita.When Swamini Vimalananda, Director of Chinmaya International Residential School Coimbatore, found out about this project, she wrote a letter to the program manager of Eklavya School encouraging such a project. In the next three issues …

Community News
The Best of Both Worlds: Leading a Hindu American live

The Best of Both Worlds: Leading a Hindu American live

Author by Divya Srinivasan In previous issues, we featured winning essays of the Hindu American Foundation’s NextGen Essay Contest. This month, we share an essay by Divya Srinivasan, a doctoral student pursuing a Ph.D in public policy at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, and the second prize winner in the 23-27 year category.   As I take a stroll …

Health
6th Annual Yoga Day Planned in West Palm Beach

6th Annual Yoga Day Planned in West Palm Beach

Saturday, January 21, 2012, for the 6th consecutive year, the Meyer Amphitheatre in downtown West Palm Beach is being transformed into Florida’s largest, all day, outdoor free Yoga experience. Living Fit Today, along with fourteen talented yoga teachers from a variety of yoga studios will teach free Yoga classes as part of 6th Annual West Palm Beach Yoga Day. Whether …

Community News
Ekal Vidyalaya South Florida Chapter raises more than $160,000

Ekal Vidyalaya South Florida Chapter raises more than $160,000

More than 450 people attended “Jagruthi” – Awakening program on Saturday December 3rd 2011 organized by Ekal Vidyalaya South Florida Chapter. The event was a fund raising event and also serve as awareness program about Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation. The overwhelming support from the audience helped the Ekal foundation to receive sponsorship for about 448 Ekal Vidyalayas. Atal Bansal, Jayachander Reddy …

Community News
Ekal Vidyalaya Atlanta Chapter raises $22,000

Ekal Vidyalaya Atlanta Chapter raises $22,000

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation’s Atlanta chapter celebrated its fund raising event with musical evening entertainment on Friday Dec 2nd at the Impact Conference Hall in Global Mall. Various groups like KA Dance Academy, Sham-e-Sargam, and Nritya Natya Kala Bharat and Sargam (music group) performed and made the evening magical along with the individual & young talents like Ajay Upadhyaya, Sneha Chaturvedula, …

Immigration
Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q And A January 2015

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I am a US Citizen. My mother just got her green card. Who should apply for 25 year old my sister to come to the US ? A. If your sister is married, your mother cannot apply for her until she becomes a US Citizen. If your sister is not married, both you and your …

Get to Know
New Hopes and Promises for the New Year

New Hopes and Promises for the New Year

As 2011 draws to a close, we look back at the events that have transpired over the year. This time of year allows us to review the good and bad, blessings and misfortunes, and things we might have wanted to change. Most importantly, we can give thought to how we want the coming year unfold. It is these thoughts that …

Editorial
EDITORIAL

Editorial January 2012

January 2012 Dear Readers, First, let me begin this column with an apology. Last Issue, I did not give you my usual personal antidotes. I will not go into the details of why, but last month was not one of the best months for our family. But with blessings from God and well wishes from family members and extended family …

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