Category Archive for: ‘Community Spotlight’

  • The Epitome of Compassion

    The Epitome of Compassion

    Vivekmurtidas Swami, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha The COVID-19 Pandemic will forever be remembered as a period of isolation, distancing, and change. Along with our longing to get back to “normal,” we hoped for peace and normalcy around the world. Unfortunately, peace continues to evade many parts …

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  • Get to Know: Sanjay Chandran

    Get to Know: Sanjay Chandran

    It was my pleasure to interview Sanjay Chandran, who is modest, soft spoken, and exceptionally talented in music as well as in his professional career.  He is among eleven young alumni who received the Penn State Alumni Association’s Alumni Achievement Award in 2006. Chandran is …

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  • Gandhi 150 Celebration Program

    Gandhi 150 Celebration Program

    Florida Atlantic University® /FAU Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative & International Hindu University Present INTERDISCIPLINARY and INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on the 150 year celebration of the birth of Mohandas K. “Mahatma” Gandhi 150 Years of Gandhi: Impacts and Appraisals October 18, 2019 – October 27, …

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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 …

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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. …

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  • Community Event

    Community Events

    IRCC Diwali Festival of Lights 2017 Photos By Raj Shah, Desh Videsh Media Group Sindhi Association Diwali Bash 2017 India Festival Tampa 2017.

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  • Journey of a Sathguru

    Journey of a Sathguru

    Journey of a Sathguru Brahmrishi Shri Guruvanandji’s (Guruji) spiritual journey began in his infancy under miraculous circumstances. Yogiraj Devraha Baba, one of the most esteemed saints of recent times, brought Guruji to his ashram to save his life from a terminal illness. Early on, Devraha …

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  • Dr Anantha Krishna Pillai

    Community Spotlight

    Tampa Resident Earns 63rd Indian National Film Award Long time Tampa resident, Dr. A.K.Pillai, won the prestigious 63rd Indian National Film Award in the category “Environment Conservation/ Preservation” for the movie Valiya Chirakulla Pakshikal (Birds with Large Wings). He received this honor from the Honorable …

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