Event Update
Friday - 10/01/10
Encounter: A Dance Theater by Aparna Sindhoor & Anil Natyaveda
Sir Syed Annual Mushaira
Shubrah.com Fashion Show
Endhiran / Robo Movie (Rajinikanth, Aishwarya)

Saturday - 10/2/10
Baba Shivanand - Healing and Meditation Workshops
Encounter: A Dance Theater by Aparna Sindhoor & Anil Natyaveda
Walk for Violence Against Women
Be The Change
Kala Ramnath (Violin) & Shyam Kane (tabla) Live in Concert!
Endhiran / Robo Movie (Rajinikanth, Aishwarya)

Sunday - 10/3/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Endhiran / Robo Movie (Rajinikanth, Aishwarya)
Healthy Living & Yoga
Sunderkand Chanting

Wednesday - 10/6/10
Book reading Event and Talk on

Friday - 10/8/10
Jai Mata Di

Saturday - 10/9/10
Desimass-Chess Tournament
Shabhana Azmi in Broken Images

Sunday - 10/10/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Ranjani-Gayatri (Carnatic Vocal) / MITHAS

Friday - 10/15/10
Saheli Fundraiser
Bollywood Workout in Billerica

Sunday - 10/17/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments

Saturday - 10/23/10
Silk Road Gala 2010
Yoga Day at SVC

Sunday - 10/24/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Boston Children's Museum

Saturday - 10/30/10
New England Music and Dance Talent Show
Tridevi Samarpanam
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Lokvani Talks To Prakash Reddy, President TAGB

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Telugu Association of Greater Boston (TAGB) is organizing Silver Jubilee Celebrations on October 30, 2010 at Aleppo Shrine Auditorium, Wilmington, MA. Prakash Reddy, President, TAGB traces the history and talks about its present accomplishments. [more]

In Conversation With Saheli Co-Chairs, Niru Bhatia & Manju Sheth

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
On October 15th, Saheli is hosting their inaugural fundraising gala at the Westin Hotel in Waltham. The evening will consist of dinner catered by Bollywood Grill, comedy by Danny Nainan, a dance performance by The Vividha School of Dance, dancing to bollywood music cranked out by DJ Yogz, and a silent auction with items such as vacation getaways, wine baskets, designer clothing, handbag, and jewelry. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Actors Dino Morea, Shabbir Ahluwalia, Milind Soman and squash player Ritwick Bhattacharya, the finalists of stunts reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi", say being on the show hosted by actress Priyanka Chopra has been one of a lifetime opportunity for them. [more]

Rahman Rocks Boston

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
Oscar winner, Mozart of Madras, A.R. Rahman was on the journey of world tour on "Jai Ho" concert. He rocked the New England audience live in the concert held in Worcester, MA. [more]

Art MITHAS - A Canvas Of Visual Art

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Art MITHAS & South Asia Initiative at Harvard Present: The Changing Face of South Asia. An Exhibition of Visual Art. Open Daily 7am to 8pm. October 19 to November 23, 2010 CGIS S427, 1730 Cambridge St. [more]

Aditya Venkatesh: Soaked In Bhava

Aditya Venkatesh performed for the Karnatik and Hindustani Music Circle (KHMC) on Septermber 18th, 2010. After a delightful Hindustani concert by Ms. Shuchita Rao and her students, this young artist took over for the Karnatik segment. Accompanied by Sri. KVS Vinay on the violin and Sri. Pravin Sitaram on the Mridangam, both accomplished artistes from the area, the concert was very well planned and executed. [more]

Shabhana Azmi In "Broken Images"

Spotlight Entertainment presents Shabhana Azmi in Girish Karnad's Broken Images. BUY TICKETS [more]

Pratham Boston Gala 2010 - A Memorable Evening

A world famous Bollywood actor, renowned activists, professors, doctors, students, and professionals from all walks of life came together on September 25, 2010 for the Third Annual Pratham Boston Gala at the Marriott hotel in Cambridge. Over 200 guests came together to support a cause very close to all our hearts – education and empowerment of underprivileged children in India. [more]

Drinking From The Fountain Of Love: Sadhvi Rithambhara's Enchanting Krishna Katha

Sri Sadhvi Ritambhara, affectionately called Didi Ma graced the cafeteria of Waltham High School for three evenings from August 27 through August 29 converting a mundane high school cafeteria into a place of ananda, of happiness where Sri Krishna played his flute and kept the audience enthralled with his childish play. [more]

Check Out The Shubhra Fall Collection

October brings several important showings to bring in the festive season. Boston Fashion Week (yes, we have a fashion week too, move over NYC) show is planned on Friday Oct. 1st at 10 pm at Tantric Bar and Grill in Boston. At shubrah.com we are ready to reveal the Fall 2010 collection! [more]

Yoga For Peace In Action

Almost 400 people enjoyed a beautiful day of yoga organized by the non-profit, YogaCaps. It was New Hampshire’s largest yoga event presented by an inspired multicultural team of over 40 yoga instructors, Bharatanatyam dancer, kirtan singers and health/holistic themed vendors. Yogiraj John Featherstone and Betsy Simmons received recognition as founders of Mass Yoga Network. [more]

Vision-Aid Wins “Best Small NGO” Award

The India NGO awards organized by the Resource Alliance and supported by The Rockefeller Foundation were recently awarded in New Delhi. 15 regional winners were selected as finalists for the national award. Amongst those regional winners was Vision-Aid, Vizag, winning in the South India region in the small NGO category. [more]

TiE To Host ForSE 2010: Forum For Social Entrepreneurs

For the fourth year, TIE Social Entrepreneurs Group together with Northeastern University’s Social Enterprise Institute and the Netimpact Undergrad organization will be hosting ForSE 2010: Forum for Social Entrepreneurs. http://boston.tie.org/forse2010. [more]

Samarthanam – A Vision For The Future For The Visually Disabled

On a bright sunny Saturday, a crowd of devotees gathered outside the grounds of the Sri Lakshmi Temple in Ashland to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi. The attendees at the temple celebration were treated to a unique performance by the Sunadha troupe of visually disabled performers from the Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled. [more]

Photo Opportunity To Benefit ATASK

The Silk Road Gala 2010 is an annual fund raising benefit for the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence. This year’s event will be held on October 23, 2010 at InterContinental Boston, featuring star chef Ming Tsai, host of public television's Simply Ming, chef/owner of Blue Ginger Restaurant, and cookbook author, as this year’s Gala Chair. [more]

Music Arangetram: Awesome Kutcheri By Ullas Rao

Ullas has embarked on his musical journey in a thumping style. With continued guidance from his Guru Geetha Murali and dedication to his chosen art form, and the Lord’s blessings, Ullas has a wonderful future ahead of him. [more]

Dance Arangetram: Mahima Balaraj

On August 22nd, 2010, Mahima Balaraj completed her Bharatanatyam Arangetram at Nashua High School North under the tutelage of the talented Guru Neha Parikh of Chidambaram Nritya Kala Academy in Nashua, NH. [more]

A Plea - Save The Baby Harshita Luthra

Amit Luthra makes a plea to Lokvani readers for his daughter Harshita suffering from congenital heart disease for help. [more]

TiE-Boston And AIF Presents A Fire Side Chat With Gurcharan Das On The Difficulty Of Being Good

Come hear Gurcharan Das, noted writer, journalist and business leader share his experiences about his journey in the corporate world and outside; the lessons he picked along the way in search for a more meaningful life. Raj Sharma, of Merrill Lynch will be discussing Gurcharan's work and life with him on October 6th at MIT Sloan School. [more]

Sadhna Gupta: Being Herself In Mombasa, Kenya

When many of us were hiking in the mountains, swimming at the beach or enjoying the latest summer movie release popping popcorn, Sadhna Gupta spent two months in the sweltering heat of Mombasa, Kenya, doing a volunteer internship focused on health education, youth empowerment, and HIV/AIDS. She was only being herself. [more]

Beyond The Wedding And Honeymoon

Exchanging wedding vows is a precious moment shared by the couple. As you embark on this journey, where do you start financially as a couple? [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including Baba Shivanan Workshop, Broken Images, Ranjani-Gayatri, Saheli Fundraiser, Tridevi Samarpanamand, Boston Sargam, Ronu Majumdar-Manjunath, AIF Annual Boston Gla and Boston Bhangra. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Arul Prakash, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Cartoon: Doctor..Seems Like There Is A Mistake

Doctor! Seems like there is some mistake! [more]

Music Review - Aakrosh

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Featuring Priyadarshan - Pritam combination with a great cast including Ajay Devgan, Akshay Khanna and Bipasha Basu, expectations are high. [more]

Laugh A While

Classic Puns
A neutron goes into a bar and asks the bartender, 'How much for a beer?'
The bartender replies, 'For you, no charge.'

Recipes - What Stuffing Is All About

A stuffed cauliflower baked and ready to go. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Can you guess this city? [more]

Thought For The Day

We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears beauty. - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) "Worship" The Conduct of Life, 1860. [more]

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