Happy New Year - Ugadi, Gudi Padwa, Kashmiri New Year. Spring is finally here!
This new year is called Vijaya! All Hindu prayers will be done in the Vijaya Nama Samvatsara. May this year be victorious for all! - It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. - Lord Buddha
When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the ones which open for us.
-- Alexander Graham Bell.[more]
Color Defines The Onset Of Spring At Shubhra Designs
Spring has always been a time for inspiration for artists, designers and creative people. Passover, Easter, Baisakhi and Holi are celebrations created for us to rejoice in color, new beginnings and renew our faith in the cycle of creation. From the wonderful exhibit of Indian art, post Independence, at the Peabody-Essex Museum to the floral shows around town, there is an explosion in color and creativity.[more]
Geeta Pradhan - Associate Vice President For Programs, Boston Foundation
From the beautiful valley of Kashmir to the city of Boston, the journey of Geeta Pradhan is an inspiring one. The Associate Vice President of Programs at the Boston Foundation has many accomplishments; from the foundation's Housing and Community Development, Civic Engagement, and Nonprofit Sector work to a major study on the financial health of the Massachusetts nonprofit sector titled "Passion & Purpose" as well as co-authoring two Boston indicators reports. [more]
An Incorrect Take On Indian Classical Music
A young western music aficionado's view of the LearnQuest Music Festival.[more]
IANH celebrated the spirit of giving at its Dawat 2013 event on March 30, 2013. Blessed with a great weather and a perfect venue, Alpine Grove in Hollis, NH, started to fill with wonderful people with a similar passion, who joined hands to help those less privileged. This year’s beneficiaries of the fundraising were Nashua Children’s Home, Udavum Karangal and the Manchester & Nashua Soup Kitchens.[more]