Category Archive for: ‘News’

  • Stanford scholar discusses Buddhism

    Stanford scholar discusses Buddhism and its origins

    Stanford religious studies Professor Paul Harrison talks about the latest research on the origin of Buddhism and the rise of Mahayana Buddhism, which has influenced most of today’s Buddhist practices around the world. BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH It’s hard to find a self-help book today that …

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  • Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

    Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

    Abhay Ashtekar, Evan Pugh Professor of Physics, Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics, and Director of the Penn State Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, has been honored with the Einstein Prize from the American Physical Society. This prize recognizes outstanding accomplishments in …

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  • Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji awarded the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

    The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic …

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  • Bollywood News

    Bollywood News

    Sui Dhaaga Embroiders on the Make in India Campaign Sui Dhaaga, directed by Sharat Katariya for Yash Raj Films, is a bitter-sweet story of human aspirations and perseverance in small-town India. Taking the Indian government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign as a theme, the film shows …

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  • The Holiday Weigh-In

    The Holiday Weigh-In

    Holidays tend to bring about very rich memories for us, usually centering around the excitement of traveling and family members visiting. Every year it’s a new blur of vivid colors, bright lights, and delicious aromas. Oh the aromas!! It’s almost like every holiday has its …

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  • Words to Live By...

    Words to Live by Compiled by Raj Shah

    Words to Live By… Compiled by RajShah This month, we explore shlokas from the Ancient Hindu scriptures that describe bride and groom’s feelings toward one another. Mangalyam tantunanena mama jivana hethuna, Kanthe badhnami subhage twam jeeva sarada satam “This sacred thread – Mangal Sutra – …

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  • Priyanka Chopara Ftr Img

    The Desi Girl Finally Getting Married

    The Desi Girl Finally Getting Married Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, who have been dating for a while confirmed their plans to marry after their roka ceremony on August 18, 2018. Priyanka and Nick had a traditional engagement ceremony before their families, which was followed …

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    Sonam Kapoor Ties Knot with Long Time Beau Anand Ahuja

    Sonam Kapoor Ties Knot with Long Time Beau Anand Ahuja Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja are officially husband and wife. The couple married in a private Sikh ceremony on the morning of May 8 at Sonam’s aunt Kavita Singh’s heritage bungalow called Rockdale in Bandra, …

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  • Pujyasri Thuravi Latchoumi Bay Ongaranandha

    Message from ONGARA ASHRAM (Pondicherry, India)

    Pujyasri Thuravi Latchoumi Bayi, a senior monk belonging to ONGARA ASHRAM (Pondicherry) attained Mahasamadhi on 25th July 2018 at Korattur, Chennai. Born on 21st March 1934 in Pondicherry, she became the first disciple of Swamy Ongaranandha – Chief Pontiff of Ongara Ashram and a great …

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