August 2019

Desh Videsh August 2019

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Best DIY Hair Masks for Troubled Hair

Best DIY Hair Masks for Troubled Hair

Many of us think of DIY hair care as simply remembering to do as our grandmothers told us and apply coconut oil to hair every now and then! But take a few extra minutes and create your own completely organic DIY hair mask to improve all types of hair textures. Hair masks are the perfect hair treatment for damaged hair …

e-Magazine

Fashion, Beauty, Luxury Issue

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Health & Fitness

Inner beauty By Chahna Tailor

Inner Beauty By Chahna Tailor

Namaste, my beautiful people! Happy August! This month’s issue is filled with awesome contributors focusing on Fashion and Beauty. While reading about beauty, it is appropriate to also consider our inner beauty. I am sure you have heard the saying, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Have you heard this one, “outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates?” …

Fashion

Hot Bollywood Trends Running High!

Hot Bollywood Fashion Trends Running High

Bollywood is all about style, swag, and sense-statements with the most attractive of celebrities having an A+ look. The fans of all these celebrity heartthrobs pay attention to every style change and look worn by them. Below we feature some of the latest fashion worn by our beloved Bollywood movie stars, as well as looks well accepted by fans and …

Health

Knowingness Meditation - Your Enlightenment is Now: An Excerpt - By Sherrie Wade (Shree)

Knowingness Meditation – Your Enlightenment is Now: An Excerpt – By Sherrie Wade (Shree)

Below is an excerpt from Shree’s soon to be published book: Knowingness Meditation: Your Enlightenment is Now. The excerpt is a precise rendition of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Paad I verse 41-47 and a message from the Bhagavad Gita, Chapter III verse 42. क्षीणवृत्तेरभिजातस्येव मणेर्ग्रहीतृग्रहणग्राह्येषु तत्स्थतदञ्‍जनता समापत्तिः ॥४१॥ The unaware person believes in whatever thoughts appear in the mind. …

Fashion

2019 Jewelry Trends

2019 Jewelry Trends

 Jewelry has always been used to accessorize and remain an evergreen trend, though high-end designs are exciting for everyone. Whether the ornaments are made of precious metals or alloy, the addition to one’s look adds a certain finesse and polish. The trend of wearing jewelry is thousands of years old, and has been used for casual and festive occasions alike. …

Health

Dance and Yoga Enlighten in New Book by Shovana Narayan and Anita Dua

Dance and Yoga Enlighten in New Book by Shovana Narayan and Anita Dua

Shovana Narayan and Anita Dua, co-authors of Illuminating Indian Classical Dances Through Yoga, spoke about their new book at the India International Centre in New Delhi, India. The book launch was hosted by Shyam Jaju, National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and Pavan K Varma, a former diplomat, author, and politician. Leading Kathak expert, former bureaucrat, and …

Health

Ayurvedic Essentials for Healthy Skin

Ayurvedic Essentials for Healthy Skin

The Indian subcontinent has been gifted with a world-famous, thousand-year-old culture as well as a lush climate complete with natural herbs and plants. Ayurveda is another element important to India, making the nation stand out from the rest. This ancient Indian science has magnificent powers to cure all sorts of diseases, whether physical or mental.   For these reasons, Ayurveda …

Fashion

2019 Summer Fashion Trends

Summer is in full swing, bringing with it days filled with sun and exciting plans. Ensure you are dressed to impress in the latest trends. Whether spending the day at the beach or evenings outdoors with friends, you can be sure to stun in some of the season’s latest styles. If you are in need of a fashion pick me …

Bridal Beauty

Must Try Natural Makeup Brands

Must Try Natural Makeup Brands

If given the choice, many of us would choose natural products rather than chemical-laden cosmetics, which can be toxic for the skin. For first time users, selecting a brand that works can be confusing as there are so many from which to choose. Here’s a look at some must-try natural makeup brands, many of which are specially made for darker …

Bridal Beauty

Indian Skin Care Brands That Stay True to Ancient Rituals

Indian Skin Care Brands That Stay True to Ancient Rituals

Maintaining healthy skin is something in which Indians are masters. Many brands worldwide have begun to use natural ingredients well known in Indian skin care routines. Several new skincare brands founded and owned by Indians and Indian Americans are making miracles and helping people curate healthy, glowing skin. Here’s a look at some natural brands to add to your skin …

Bollywood

Bollywood Stars Attend Judgemental Hai Kya Special Screening

Bollywood Stars Attend Judgemental Hai Kya Special Screening

Kangna Ranaut’s Judgemental Hai Kya is all set to amaze audiences yet again. With Queen male lead Rajkummar Rao, Kangna will be seen as never before in the role of a crazy person.      The day before the film’s release, a special screening of Judgemental Hai Kya was hosted for a long list of B-town celebs, filmmakers and directors. Some big …

Desi TV

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Babita-Vivek Make it Official on Nach Baliye 9

The season’s wrestling duo has now confirmed their relationship in the latest episode of Nach Baliye. Vivek Suhag, baliye of star wrestler Babita Phogat, proposed to her in front of the world. His simplicity and honesty won millions of hearts while he tenderly expressed his feelings to Phogat. Judge Raveena Tandon asked Vivek, “If you would met Babita in lonely, …

Community News

Community News December 2020

Indian American Community News August 2019

Florida Jacksonville India Independence Day When: 08/18/2019, 3:00 PM Where: Robinson Theater 1 UNF Drive – Building 45, Jacksonville,32224 Contact: 904-770-5127 Host: Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville Independence Day When: 08/17/2019, 3:00 PM Where: Cranes Roost Park 274 Cranes Roost Blvd, Altamonte Springs,32701 Contact: Jiten Patel 407-924-7015 Host: Gujarati Society Central Florida Orlando MahaLakshmi Kumkuma Archana When: 08/02/2019, 6:30 PM …

Editorial

Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Editorial August 2019

Dear Readers, Fashion, Beauty and Luxury – I am sure you all know by now that I am not into any of these subjects! So to write or comment on any of these is very difficult. But after reading the articles in this issue, you will notice there are many connections between beauty and Ayurveda, yoga and ancient Indian sciences. …