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Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Launched
Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Launched
Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Launched The trailer of one of the most awaited biopics of the year, PM Narendra Modi, is finally out. Based on Narendra Modi’s life, the film showcases different aspects of his journey to...
Bollywood Celebrity Couples On the 2019 Wedding Watch List
Bollywood Celebrity Couples On the 2019 Wedding Watch List
Bollywood Celebrity Couples On the 2019 Wedding Watch List Wedding bells began ringing loud last year for Bollywood and the faint echoes are still tinkering into this year. With #couplegoals trending since 2018 the last year literally marked itself...
Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida
Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida
Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South Florida Florida Atlantic University‘s Peace, Justice and Human Rights (PJHR) initiative and International Hindu University will host a Gandhi Symposium, tentatively on October 19-20, 2019, at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Davie,...
Desh Videsh April 2019

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Stem Cell Therapy: A Knee Surgery Alternative

Stem Cell Therapy: A Knee Surgery Alternative By: Saira Sultan, ND More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed the United States yearly. These include patients that have spent years skiing, running marathons, walking golf courses or just suffering from chronic arthritis. Many of these surgeries can be avoided by alternatively undergoing a minimally invasive state-of-the-art stem cell procedure. Stem cells …

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April 2019 e-Magazine

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Mindful Ways to Unplug from the Daily Grind

Depression, anxiety and stress have now become common words we use on a daily basis irrespective of race, gender, age, and nationality. Unfortunately, many of us understand these personality disorders and diseases of the mind to be ordinary and a part of the our daily lives. While this should not be the case, it is an unfortunate reality. What is …

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Get your ZZZs: Ways to Enhance Your Sleep Health

Get your ZZZs: Ways to Enhance Your Sleep Health Sleep is an essential factor affecting human well-being in general. What keeps the human body functioning normal to a great extent is sleep! Have you gone a few days without much sleep and realized that it was a tough day at work after that? Sleep, even for a few hours, works …

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Removing the Taboo – A Conversation on Mental Wellness

Lashing out unexplainably on family members, suddenly crying by yourself, losing appetite or even gaining appetite to feel better – if any of this sounds familiar, you are far from alone. In fact, these are some of the most common signs of emotional stress. This is often what happens to the mind when forced under constraints created by social “norms” …

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Mahatma Gandhi’s Approach to Health

Mahatma Gandhi’s Approach to Health By Prasad Gollanapalli Mahatma Gandhi’s approach to health is simple and natural. It is based on reason, understanding and practice. Health and wellbeing covers human body, mind and spirit. Gandhi’s approach to healthy life included disciplining the body and controlling mind. His experiments in dietetics began while he was in London. His understanding is: “Man …

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The Muslim “Frontier Gandhi” Abdul Ghaffar Khan

The Muslim “Frontier Gandhi” Abdul Ghaffar Khan By Elizabeth Siwica, History Major, Florida Atlantic University Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988) was a Muslim nonviolent activist who sought the end of British rule in India from the 1920s until independence in 1947. He was a key ally of Mahatma Gandhi, and to many, their friendship represented Muslim and Hindu unity. The British …

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Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida

Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South Florida Florida Atlantic University‘s Peace, Justice and Human Rights (PJHR) initiative and International Hindu University will host a Gandhi Symposium, tentatively on October 19-20, 2019, at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Davie, Florida. There have been a flood of important biographies about Gandhi and studies on his role in South Asian history, yet …

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Gandhi and Global Nonviolence

Gandhi and Global Nonviolence By Doug McGetchin, Associate Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University   International connections between India and the West (Europe and North America) have deep roots in the life and work of Gandhi, and in my career. I found South Asian thought and Gandhi through undergraduate classes at the University of Rochester some thirty years ago. “The …

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Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life

Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life Mount Soma is a Vastu Vedic community in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Developed by visionary Dr. Michael Mamas in 2011, the 448-acre Vedic community was established with the vision to help humanity evolve by integrating ancient spiritual wisdom with modern life. The mission of Mount Soma is …

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Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Launched The trailer of one of the most awaited biopics of the year, PM Narendra Modi, is finally out. Based on Narendra Modi’s life, the film showcases different aspects of his journey to becoming the Indian Prime Minister. Omung Kumar, who made his directorial debut in Bollywood with another biopic Mary Kom, directed the …

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Desi TV

Desi TV

Indian Telly Awards 2019 held in Mumbai The 15th Indian Telly Awards was held in Mumbai, India, on March 20, with a who’s who from the television industry in attendance. Four talented stars from the industry, Karan Tacker, Nakuul Mehta, Meiyang Chang, and Gunjan Utreja, hosted the show. Nearly all big stars from the television world graced the show, including …

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Community News- October

Community News

Florida Orlando Chala Pandarila Javu When: 04/05/2019, 6:00 PM Where: Hindu Temple (Patashala Building) 1994 E Lake Dr., Casselberry,32707 Contact: Ramprasad Nilla 407-325-1165 Host: Hindu Society of Central Florida South Florida Happy Ugadi! When: 04/06/2019, 10:30 AM Where: New River Civic Center Meeting Hall 6 Weston Road, Sunrise,33326 Contact: Priest Chakravarthy 954-608-3424 / 954-272-2194 Sri Devi Navaratri Mahotsavam When: 04/05/2019, …

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Dear Readers, “My life is my message.” Those words were written on a small piece of paper by Gandhi ji (my most favorite leader, hero and mentor) years ago when he was fasting and an American reporter asked what message he would like to convey to the American people. Those words are still true and applicable when you read any …

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Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Launched
Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Launched
Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic Launched The trailer of one of the most awaited biopics of the year, PM Narendra Modi, is finally out. Based on Narendra Modi’s life, the film showcases different aspects of his journey to...
Let us help Liyna Anwar!
Let us help Liyna Anwar!
Liyna Anwar, South Asian is senior producer for the LA Times and for many years was a producer at Story Corp in NYC.   Unfortunately, she was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia.   She is in...
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Let us help Liyna Anwar!
Let us help Liyna Anwar!
Liyna Anwar, South Asian is senior producer for the LA Times and for many years was a producer at Story Corp in NYC.   Unfortunately, she was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia.   She is in...
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Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida
Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida
Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South Florida Florida Atlantic University‘s Peace, Justice and Human Rights (PJHR) initiative and International Hindu University will host a Gandhi Symposium, tentatively on October 19-20, 2019, at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Davie,...
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Let us help Liyna Anwar!
Let us help Liyna Anwar!
Liyna Anwar, South Asian is senior producer for the LA Times and for many years was a producer at Story Corp in NYC.   Unfortunately, she was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia.   She is in...
EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program
EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program
EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program If you are seeking to invest in the U.S. or are already investing, you may benefit from your investment and become a U.S. Permanent Resident through the EB-5 Visa. Under this program, entrepreneurs (and...
Alarming Trends for H1B Visas
Alarming Trends for H1B Visas
With the recent administration change to the Trump presidency, USCIS has modified their regulations as it pertains to immigrants. In particular, H-1B visas have taken the spotlight as more scrutiny from USCIS is being focused on these visas. Now,...
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Networking for Hindu Professionals: South Florida
Networking for Hindu Professionals: South Florida
Networking for Hindu Professionals: South Florida Networking for Hindu Professionals South Florida (Net HP SFL) was founded this year by a group of passionate young Hindu Professionals, a few advisors and like-minded supporters, all of whom felt South Florida...
Glossary of Hinduism terms
Glossary of Hinduism terms
Aarti Pronounced “AARa-tee.” In Hinduism, the most common ritual that is performed in front of the image of a deity, whether in a temple or in a home shrine. It typically consists of waving, in a clockwise motion, various...
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The Holiday Weigh-In
The Holiday Weigh-In
Holidays tend to bring about very rich memories for us, usually centering around the excitement of traveling and family members visiting. Every year it’s a new blur of vivid colors, bright lights, and delicious aromas. Oh the aromas!! It’s...
The 8 Limbs of Yoga
The 8 Limbs of Yoga
The 8 Limbs of Yoga We all know what Yoga is, right? It’s a great exercise routine to keep fit and become more flexible. If you agreed with the previous statement, take a deep breath and read on because...
Yoga: Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit
Yoga: Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit
For thousands of years, utilizing purifying practices such as asanas (physical poses), pranayama (control of the life force energy), and dhyana (meditation) were nothing out of the ordinary in India. It was common knowledge that these practices were beneficial...
Been There, Do This Instead!  A Bridal Q&A
Been There, Do This Instead! A Bridal Q&A
For this year’s Fall Bridal Issue, I’m bringing you straight to the source of some of the most vital information a bride-to-be can receive: newlyweds. These brides have already been there, done that, and now they’re sharing some of...
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PARAAG MARATHE ELECTED CHAIR OF USA CRICKET
PARAAG MARATHE ELECTED CHAIR OF USA CRICKET
San Francisco 49ers executive Paraag Marathe has been unanimously elected as Chair of the USA Cricket Board, as newly established USA Cricket take another step forward towards International Cricket Council Membership. Marathe, President of 49ers Enterprises and Executive Vice...