Category Archive for: ‘Hinduism’

  • Thinking About Finances at Diwali

    Thinking About Finances at Diwali

    Thinking About Finances at Diwali By Nirali Chokshi, CPA Happy Diwali! Diwali is one of the most auspicious celebrations for Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Newar Buddhists, and has many different meanings to people in addition to celebrating the triumph of light over darkness and good …

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    Book Review

    Written by Raj Shah Illustrated by Kamlesh M. & Natasha S. Review by Faren Rajkumar Creative Writing MFA candidate, University of South Florida A joy to read and share, and makes a perfect Diwali present for young ones! This colorful story is a simply charming …

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  • The Victory of Good Over Evil

    Diwali: The Victory of Good Over Evil

    Come the months of October – November, there is an air of festivity all around. It is the auspicious festival of Diwali that makes even the grimmest face smile in anticipation. It is indeed the time for all to usher into the light, to overcome …

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  • The Spiritual Significance of Diwali thus

    The Spiritual Significance of Diwali

    For an oil lamp to burn, the wick has to be partially immersed in the oil. If the wick is completely drowned in oil, it cannot bring light. Life is like the wick of the lamp, you have to be in the world and yet …

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  • Diwali- Lesser Known Facts

    Lesser Known Facts about Diwali

    Lesser Known Facts about Diwali Compiled and Edited by Desh-Videsh Staff Diwali or Deepavali is celebrated in many countries, and many mark it with an official holiday. In India, Kenya, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore, and Fiji, the …

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  • Divali Nagar, City of Lights in Trinidad and Tobago

    Divali Nagar, City of Lights in Trinidad and Tobago

    Divali Nagar, City of Lights is an annual exposition of Hindu culture, and it is associated with the celebration of Diwali in Trinidad and Tobago. The idea of Divali Nagar was born in 1986 out of a concept enunciated by Hans Hanoomansingh, then President of the National Council of Indian Culture and was organized by a team of dedicated individuals

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    The Ramayana in Indian Painting: Exhibition at Emory University Carlos Museum

    The Ramayana in Indian Painting: Exhibition at Emory University Carlos Museum The “Tell the Whole Story from Beginning to End” – The Ramayana in Indian Painting exhibition launched on January 13, 2018 at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University (Carlos Museum) and will …

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    Maintaining Hindu Culture in Our Youth

    There is a problem that the Hindu Community in North America is facing: engaging the generations of Hindus that have been born and raised in Canada and the United States.  In North America, he predominant culture is not “Indian” nor is it Hindu, and the …

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  • Broward Funeral Choices

    Hindu Community Service Package #1                                                                     $850 Witness Direct Cremation Package This …

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  • Diwali Stamps

    U.S. Postal Service Commemorated Festival of Diwali with a Forever Stamp Today

    NEW YORK CITY —The U.S. Postal Service commemorated the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali by dedicating the Diwali Forever stamp today. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at the Consulate General of India in New York City. The public is asked to share the news …

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