Category Archive for: ‘Get to Know’

  • Get to Know: Shalini Vadhera, Author and Global Beauty Expert

    Get to Know: Shalini Vadhera, Author and Global Beauty Expert

    Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Shalini Vadhera, author of Passport to Beauty, has a unique background that transformed her into a world-renowned and award-winning beauty expert. Raised in San Diego, California, Vadhera also spent quite a bit of time visiting family all around …

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    Get to Know: Jacob Rajan, Actor and Playwright

    Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group On March 28-29, 2014, the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (West Palm Beach, Florida) will host performances of Guru of Chai, a one-man play written and acted by Jacob Rajan. Recently, we had the chance to connect …

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  • The Mangalsutra: A Sacred Symbol of Marital Union

    The Mangalsutra: A Sacred Symbol of Marital Union

    The word ‘mangalsutra’ comprises of two Sanskrit words, Mangal and Sutra. Mangal means sacred or auspicious, while Sutra means cord. Thus, mangalsutra is a sacred thread that is tied around a woman’s neck during the wedding ceremony by her amidst holy chants, thereby giving her …

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  • The Significance of Sindoor

    The Significance of Sindoor

    India is a land of varied cultures. Indians from a wide range of backgrounds co-exist despite different traditions, rituals and customs. The world is an ardent lover and admirer of the heritage and culture that is presented by India. In spite of large-scale changes in …

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  • Interview with Shaina Rashid

    Interview with Shaina Rashid

    Recently, Desh-Videsh sat down with Shaina Rashid, a Bangladeshi-American who was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Currently, Shaina is a college sophomore. Her love for music was fostered at a young age, and Shaina has now been singing for over 10 years. Besides …

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  • Ritu Linhart's Vanyatra

    Ritu Linhart’s Vanyatra

    Author by Ritu Linhart I attended the 2012 Ekal Global Learning (EGL) Tour in Raipur with a group of about twelve people in February 2012 and am jumping out of my skin to share my wonderful experience. We were heartily welcomed with garlands and bouquets …

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  • Trends in Indian Weddings by Rina Shah

    Trends in Indian Weddings

    Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Colorful, lively, and Festive. Extravagant yet elegant. A compilation of centuries old rituals and traditions set against a modern backdrop of thoughtfully designed place settings and memorable favors. Intricate details come together in a lush, breathtaking picture. If …

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  • New Hopes and Promises for the New Year

    New Hopes and Promises for the New Year

    As 2011 draws to a close, we look back at the events that have transpired over the year. This time of year allows us to review the good and bad, blessings and misfortunes, and things we might have wanted to change. Most importantly, we can …

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  • Western Fire, Eastern Wood - By Faren Rajkumar

    Western Fire, Eastern Wood

    Author by Faren Rajkumar To be a true American is to be patriotic and persevering. A good American citizen understands the constitution and is aware of and protects their rights to free speech, press and religion. “If the freedom of speech is taken away, then …

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  • Through the Eyes of a CHYK

    Through the Eyes of a CHYK

    Chinmaya Mission of Orlando held a spiritual family camp at the Wyndham Orlando Resort form June 21st through June 26th, 2011. Over 350 attendees from all over the country attended the camp where lectures, study groups and discussion sessions were held for adults as well …

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