April 2019

Desh Videsh April 2019

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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 are the master cells of your body …


Health & Welness

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 …


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 wonders for your health, internally and externally. However, today …


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” …


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 eats not for enjoyment but …

Get to Know

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 …

Incredible Indians

Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida

Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South Florida Florida Atlantic University‘s Peace…

Incredible Indians

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 Asian Search for Self” …


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 to purify spiritual understanding and enliven each individual’s innate wisdom. It also …


Trailer of PM Narendra Modi Biopic on Bollywood Today

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 …

Desi TV

Kumkum Bhagya, Kapil Sharma Show, Khatron Ke Khiladi on 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 …

Community News

Community News

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 …