April 2018

Desh Videsh April 2018

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The 8 Limbs of Yoga

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 for mental, physical, and spiritual health. However, in today’s day and age, these ancient teachings are being pushed to the side …

Financial Planning

Healthy Financial Habits

Healthy Financial Habits By Nirali Chokshi, CPA Healthy habits usually have an automatic relation to food and exercise, but it can also apply to your finances and taxes. Developing adequate preventative health habits is comparable to developing proper financial habits to make that inevitable rainy day just a little bit less stressful. As I’m a huge believer in preventative health, …

Bridal Expo

2018 Atlanta MyShadi Bridal Expo

2018 Atlanta MyShadi Bridal Expo On Sunday, March 25, 2018, the ballroom at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel transformed into a colorful, elegant display of all things South Asian weddings. From the moment the doors opened at 12 noon to the time they closed at 5 pm, show attendees were busy meeting with vendors, sampling food, and even shopping the …


Must Read Books

Must Read Books

What to Eat for How You Feel: The New Ayurvedic Kitchen – 100 Seasonal Recipes by Divya Alter Drawing on her many years of vegetarian cooking, catering, and teaching, in this book Divya Alter explains how to create flavorful meals with seasonal ingredients by applying Ayurvedic principles. With food combinations, methods of preparation, and healing spices customized for individual needs, …


The Ramayana in Indian Painting: Exhibition at Emory University Carlos Museum

The Ramayana in Indian Painting: Exhibition at Emory University Carlos Museum The “Tell the Whole Story from Beginning to End” – The Ramayana in Indian Painting exhibition launched on January 13, 2018 at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University (Carlos Museum) and will continue until May 20, 2018. Claimed to be the first-of-its kind, the exhibition was curated, …


A New and Balanced You: Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle

A New and Balanced You: Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle In January and at the start of any new year, many of us were enthusiastic about making lifestyle changes, but it’s likely that enthusiasm has worn off significantly by now. It is never too late to make changes, whether at the start of a new year or during any month …


Neha Kakkar & Atif Aslam Songs

Neha Kakkar and Atif Aslam will grace the stage of the Au-Rene Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 4. The two musical sensations will perform live along with their full music bands for adoring fans in their only Florida show. With fans no doubt eagerly awaiting the show, here’s some information about their hit …


Meteoric Journey to Bollywood: A Tribute to Sridevi

Veteran Bollywood actor Sridevi, who is termed India’s first female superstar, breathed her last in Dubai. The 54-year-old was in Dubai attending her nephew’s wedding and died due to accidental drowning on February 24. She was cremated with full state honors – draping her mortal remains in the national tricolor and a three-gun salute in Mumbai on February 28. The …

Bollywood News

Bollywood News

Jacqueline Fernandez Criticized for Ek Do Teen When Jacqueline Fernandez swayed to Madhuri Dixit’s iconic number Ek Do Teen from Tezaab, she was criticized on social media. The song was choreographed by Ganesh Acharya, one of the background dancers in the original song. The song was filmed for Baaghi 2 directed by Ahmed Khan. Tezaab director N Chandra called the …

Desi TV

Desi TV

Bishal Sharma Wins Super Dancer Chapter 2 Bishal Sharma, a 12-year-old boy from Assam won the Super Dancer Chapter 2 trophy. He defeated three other finalists Ritik Diwaker, Vaishnavi Prajapati and Akash Thapa to become the champion. Judges of the reality dance show were Shilpa Shetty, Anurag Basu and Geeta Kapur. The grand finale on March 24 witnessed a record-breaking …



Dear Readers, Health and fitness expert Richard Simmons once said in an interview, “You can’t buy it, you can’t rent it. You have to earn it. My formula has always been love yourself, move your body, watch your portions.” It says it all. A healthy life is not a commodity that anybody can buy. You have to work at it. …