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FloridaJacksonville Guru Purnima in JacksonvilleWhen: 07/22/2018Where: Hyatt Regency225 E Coastline Dr., Jacksonville,32202Contact: 877-505-3232 Ext. 10Host: Dada Bhagwan Foundation Dada J. P. Vaswani’s 100th Birthday When: 07/15/2018, 4:00 PM Where: Chapel Hall at The Carter Center453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta,30307Contact: Neera 404-660-0116Host: Sadhu Vaswani Center Atlanta Tampa Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Live ConcertWhen: 07/28/2018, 8:00 PM Where: ICC Hall (Indian Cultural Centre)5511 …

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2018 Amit Talati Award

The Amit Talati Award is presented to a Yuvak student who has achieved the highest standards throughout their time as a student of Bala Vihar. It is a special recognition for an unwavering commitment to learning the principles of Sanatan Dharma, demonstrating consistent insight, initiative and integrity, and exhibiting the leadership skills necessary to lead a purposeful life in service …

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Florida Orlando Meditation + Wellness Workshop & Music Concert When: 06/17/2018, 1:00 PM Where: UCF Student Union Pegasus Ballroom 12715 Pegasus Drive, Orlando,32816 Contact: 321-348-7536 Host: Heartfulness Institute Gujarati Samaj Summer Camp When: 06/4/2018, 8:30 AM Where: Gujarati Samaj Atlanta 5331 Royal Woods Pkwy, Tucker,30084 Contact: Vasu Patel 404-401-4404 Host: Gujarati Samaj Atlanta South Florida Vaisakhi When: 06/2/2018 Where: Plantation …

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Shree Shakti Mandir – Ambaji USA celebrates 25 year

In 1990, Amba Maa’s group of dedicated devotees started by renting a space in a small shopping complex to create a unique area where the local Hindu community could go to as a place of worship. As the community grew in south Atlanta, the group acquired land and resources to build Shree Shakti Mandir aka Ambaji USA in Lake City, …

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Indian- American Venkat Ranjan Wins 2018 National Geographic Bee

Second and third places also earned by Indian- American Students from New Jersey and Georgia   Venkat Ranjan of San Ramon, California, a 13-year-old 8th-grader at Windemere Ranch Middle School, took top honors at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee held on May 23 at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. In addition to earning the title of National Geographic …

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Eight Indian American students finish in the top 10 at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee

Photo by Mark Thiessen/National Geographic Summer is approaching and schools and colleges are finishing up spring semester in preparation. It’s also the time of year for various competitions such as the National Geographic Bee to the Scripps National Spelling Bee and the Intel Science competition. And once again, it’s a proud moment for Indians living worldwide! If the past is …

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An exchange student from Pakistan, Sabika Sheikh, is among the victims of a Texas high school shooting.

Sabika Sheikh, 17-year-old, a Pakistani Honor Roll exchange student participating in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange program in the US, was one of the 10 people killed when 17-year-old student Dimitrios Pagourtzis armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in the Santa Fe High School in Texas. Sabika’s parents, Abdul Aziz and Farah Sheikh, heard about the shooting through from a local TV …

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Florida Orlando Annamacharya Sankeertotsavam When: 05/5/2018, 8:00 AM Where: Mandir Auditorium 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry,32707 Contact: 407-276-5407 Host: Telugu Association of Greater Orlando Devotional Talks by Swami Chidatmanandaji When: 05/9/2018, 7:00 PM Where: Chinmaya Gurukul 4980 Pittman Road, Cumming,30040 Contact: 678-566-5018 Host: Chinmaya Mission Alpharetta Amit Tandon Live in Orlando When: 05/6/2018, 6:00 PM Where: Trinity Preparatory School Auditorium 5700 …

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FloridaSouth Florida Dancing For GodWhen: 03/10/2018, 3:00 PM Where: Broward County Main Library Auditorium100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale,33301 Contact: 954-885-1466 Host: Association of Performing Arts of India GeorgiaAtlanta MetroMilan – An Event for Indian ParentsWhen: 03/4/2018, 2:30 PM Where: Sharon Springs Park Community Building1950 Sharon Rd, Cumming,30041Contact: 770-744-0609 Host: BabyanWay Sri Thyagaraja AradhanaWhen: 03/10/2018, 1:30 PM Where: Community Hall5661 …

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Celebrating 25 years of Community Involvement

2018 marks 25 years that Desh-Videsh has been in print – what an exciting and fun-loving journey! Some of you have witnessed Desh-Videsh grow from a 24-page black and white magazine to a 148-page full color magazine with a glossy cover. Desh-Videsh began with a simple idea. Aruna and I believed in a professional, inclusive magazine for Indians, Pakistanis, and …

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