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Editorial February 2024

Dear Readers,

As we celebrate American Heart Month in February, it’s a great time to reflect on our cardiovascular health. While modern medicine has made significant strides in treating heart disease, there is a growing interest in complementary and alternative approaches to maintaining a healthy heart.

In this issue, we explore two fascinating articles that delve into the wisdom of ancient traditions for promoting heart health. In “Revitalizing Your Heart: Lessons from Ancient Indian Medicine,” we discover the rich tapestry of Ayurvedic practices that have been used for centuries to support cardiovascular well-being. From herbal remedies and dietary modifications to yoga and meditation, Ayurveda offers a holistic approach to nurturing the heart and circulatory system.

In “How Yoga Helps Heart Patients: A Holistic Approach to Cardiovascular Health,” we learn about the growing body of evidence that supports the use of yoga as a therapeutic intervention for heart patients. Yoga’s unique blend of physical postures, breathing exercises, and mindfulness practices has been shown to improve blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and overall cardiovascular function.

Take some time to read these informative articles, explore the world of Ayurveda and yoga, and make some positive changes to your lifestyle.

Your heart will thank you for it!

Please check with your doctor before starting any new fitness or diet program, especially if you have a health concern.

For decades, the “model minority” label obscured the burgeoning political energy of Indian-Americans. No longer. From boardrooms to ballot boxes, a seismic shift is underway. This issue delves into the reasons behind this rise – the impact of a surging population, increasing civic engagement, and the diverse spectrum of voices challenging the monolithic narrative.

This isn’t just about numbers; it’s about identity, ambition, and a refusal to be boxed in.. The Indian-American political story is no longer a footnote; it’s a headline-grabbing saga, and we’re thrilled to bring you front-row seats.

Vivek Ramaswamy’s political journey might resemble a roller coaster ride on Wall Street. His meteoric rise as a young, outspoken conservative with bold ideas captivated hearts and shook tables. From boardrooms to podcasts, the biotech entrepreneur preached “American Restoration,” aiming to reclaim perceived lost cultural foundations. Then came the Iowa plunge. His presidential bid abruptly halted, followed by a surprise endorsement of Donald Trump—a move as unconventional as his campaign itself.

So, where does Ramaswamy stand now? Has the flame fizzled, or is it merely flickering, waiting for the right fuel? This article delves into the possibilities. The enigma remains unsolved, but one thing’s certain: Ramaswamy is hardly out of the picture. His intellectual prowess, fiery rhetoric, and ability to disrupt narratives ensure he’ll remain a political force to be reckoned with. Whether he builds a new movement, aligns with existing power players, or takes a detour from politics altogether, Ramaswamy’s story is far from over. Read on to explore the intriguing possibilities within this political puzzle.

Open the pages of this issue and step into the dynamic hum of Gujarat, a state pulsating with progress. Our story, “Vibrant Gujarat: Decades of Dynamic Development, A Gateway to a Brighter Future,” is not just a title; it’s a vibrant tapestry woven with the threads of the state’s remarkable journey.

From roaring lions in Gir National Park to the dazzling bazaars overflowing with silks and spices, Gujarat has always been captivated. But beyond the mystique lies a story of transformation. Witness how decades of strategic development have propelled Gujarat from a primarily agrarian economy to a thriving industrial and business powerhouse.

Dive into the biennial spectacle of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, where the state transforms into a global marketplace of ideas, partnerships, and investments. This year’s theme, “Gateway to the Future,” resonates deeply as we explore Gujarat’s ambitious plans for sustainable growth, technological innovation, and infrastructure advancements.

Turn the pages and read about the visionaries driving this transformation—entrepreneurs, policymakers, and everyday citizens—whose stories paint a vivid picture of resilience, ingenuity, and unwavering optimism.

So, step inside, dear reader, and let Gujarat’s vibrant energy wash over you. This is not just a story of development; it’s a testament to the indomitable spirit of a people, a glimpse into a future illuminated by hope and ambition. We invite you to experience it all, right here, right now.

As the tricolor flutters against the Republic Day sky in India, we at Desh-Videsh turn our gaze not just inwards but outwards. This India’s Republic Day, let’s delve into the footsteps India has etched on the global stage, with Prime Minister Modi at the helm. In the article, “Celebrating 75th Republic Day of India with Modi’s Vision” is a nuanced exploration of the leader’s impact on the national and international arena. This Republic Day, let’s not just celebrate our vibrant democracy but also critically assess our place in the global narrative. With its insightful exploration of Modi’s vision, this article is a crucial piece of that conversation. This Republic Day, let’s raise a toast to the complex tapestry of progress and promise woven by India and its leaders.

In the section Remembering Gandhiji on his Punyatithi, it takes a heartening turn, amplifying the voices of young Indian-American poets reflecting on Gandhiji’s enduring legacy. In these two verses, penned by Indian teenagers Nirali and Arjun Shah, we witness not mere reverence but a vibrant dialogue with the Mahatma’s ideals.

These poems are more than just odes to a historical figure; they’re testaments to the enduring relevance of Gandhi’s philosophy for a new generation. They showcase the ability of young minds to not just inherit but also reinterpret and reimagine Gandhi’s legacy for the 21st century.

As we read their verses, let us be inspired by their youthful conviction and challenged to engage with Gandhi’s message with fresh eyes. For in their words, we hear not just echoes of the past but whispers of a more just and peaceful future.

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Raj Shah
Managing Editor

Desh-Videsh Media Group


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