Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2005’

July 2005

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Diwali Sweets

Diwali Sweets

Bombay Halwa Preparation Time: 15 minutes, Cooking Time: 30 minutes, Serves / Makes: 12 Ingredients:  Sabudana 1/3 cup  White Flour 1/3 cup  Corn flour 2/3 cup  Sugar 4 cups  Ghee 1 cup  Lemon 1 med  Cardamom powder 2 tea spoons  Color green, lemon or red Method: Wash & soak Sabudana in 2 …

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TERRI SCHIAVO AND THE LESSONS OF LIFE PLANNING

TERRI SCHIAVO AND THE LESSONS OF LIFE PLANNING

The Terri Schiavo case presented an array of challenging moral, philosophical and legal questions as it moved through the American judicial system. Without question, these are difficult issues. No one wants to envision a day in which they, their spouse, or a parent is in such a medical condition that they cannot make decisions for themselves. But whether you are …

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Anita Goel

Incredible Indians

NRI doctor among 10 outstanding young Americans Indian American doctor Vikram Sheel Kumar will join the ranks of former US President Bill Clinton, entrepreneur Henry Ford and rock legend Elvis Presley as a recipient of the “Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA)” award. Twenty-nine-year-old Vikram, who is an alumnus of Modern School and the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, …

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Ramadan Fasting and Penance Strengthen the Soul

Ramadan Fasting and Penance Strengthen the Soul

A feature common to most religions, worldwide, is the practice of undertaking periodic fasts. Saum or fasts are an integral part of Islam. For Hindus, fasts are a form and part of prayer and worship and the word upvas means “being near God“. The concept of asan or fasting takes different forms in Jainism. Followers of Buddhism too observe fasts …

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Design one stitch at a time

Design one stitch at a time

How do you make a gift standout before it’s even opened? Dress it in a wrap from Sunisha Designs. Based in Jacksonville, FL. Sunisha Designs is a gift wrap provider launched by Manisha S. Joshi in October 2004. Her items have been showcased in the Florida Times Union, the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce magazine, Access, Skirt! Magazine and she was …

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WHY WE SEEK HAPPINESS?

WHY WE SEEK HAPPINESS?

We have spoken at length the imperativeness of constantly following the path of dharma in case we want our developmental process to go in the positive direction. If we seek in our own hearts a sincere answer to questions like – whether this has been easy? whether we have maintained our lives in accordance with the divine laws of righteousness?, …

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Diwali Celebration

Diwali the Festival of Lights

India is a land of festivals. Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and Jains, Sikh, Jews, Parsis and many others of different faiths and traditions celebrate various kinds of festivals during the year. There are a few festivals which are celebrated by all. Diwali is one among them. Hindus wherever they have settled in the world celebrate a number of festivals during …

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Enchanting Cities of West Bengal

Enchanting Cities of West Bengal

West Bengal the land of fascinating charms welcomes you to explore its stupendous natural treasury. The state is rich with the city of joy Calcutta, vis-à-vis Kolkata, the state capital and so called cultural capital of India. The state is proud of scintillating sea beaches, marvelous mountains, fabulous forests and none the less heritage places like Murshidabad, Malda, Shantinekatan etc. …

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