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Our Voice And Yours

Happy New Year from the Lokvani family!

Female participation rate in the labor work force is over 60% for China, 55% for US, 50% for World and only 27% for India!

Our Voice And Yours
Lokvani Talks To: Year In Review Part II
Lokvani Talks To: Year In Review Part II

Local community featured included: Indira Desai, Dr. Madhusudan Jhaveri, Ace Bhattacharjya, Brenda Cole, Suresh Wadkar And Anuradha Palakurthi, Sunanda Narayanan, Hemal Rathod and Anjali Sidhu, Karen Young and Dr. Sameer Kapasi.

In Conversation With: Year In Review - Part II

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Madhu Pandit Dasa, Dattareya Velankar, Pandit Jayateerth Mevundi, Sriram Gajula, Rachna Bodas, Aul Kulkarni, Namita Dodwadkar, M. Santhanakrishna Bhagavathar, Archana Swami and Sumit Pal.

In Conversation With: Year In Review - Part II
Bollywood Baatein
Bollywood Baatein

(This section is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)

Actress Deepika Padukone has praised Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif for their stint on the fifth season of filmmaker Karan Johar's popular talk show "Koffee With Karan".

Hindi Manch Sahitya Sammelan 2016

(This section is sponsored by Masala Art)

Hindi Manch Does it again! Hindi Manch mesmerizes the packed auditorium of Thoreau School of Concord, MA on December 18th with its third 'Sahitya Sammelan,' a Literary Sitting on a much larger scale and in a more structured and formal setting. Hindi Manch brings every year, one is its kind event purely based on Hindi/Urdu Literature.

Hindi Manch Sahitya Sammelan 2016
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Musical Performances In 2016
Musical Performances In 2016

A recap of musical performances from 2016.

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Arangetrams Round Up Part II

Dancers making their debuts - Ashya Singh, Keerthana and Lasya Dutta, Anagha Kumar, Madhumita Nambiar, Nidhi Yabannavar and Jenika Patel, Anvitha Addanki and Nealaksi Maniraja.

Arangetrams Round Up Part II
South Asian Showdown Announces Official Lineup
South Asian Showdown Announces Official Lineup

South Asian Showdown is very excited to announce the Official Lineup for #SouthAsianShowdown2017!

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Local Happenings - Round Up

Local organizations helped organize events for social, political and charitable causes.

Local Happenings - Round Up
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New Year's Day Brunch At Masala Art
New Year's Day Brunch At Masala Art

New Year's Day Brunch at Masala Art features chaat station, appetizers, live dosa station, north indian buffet and desserts for only $19 pp.

IAGB Announces Antakshari Semi - Finalists

India Association of Greater Boston announces the 10 groups of Antakshari Semi-Finalists for the Jan 7th showdown!

IAGB Announces Antakshari Semi - Finalists
Art Contest For Kids
Art Contest For Kids

GuruKool is excited to announce its First Annual Art Contest for Kids. This contest while promoting our creative talent in New England - is also a fund raiser for CRY (Child Rights & You) America.

Surya Kriya: In Tune With The Cycles Of The Sun

Surya Kriya is a potent 21-step yogic practice of tremendous antiquity, designed as a holistic process for health, wellness and complete inner wellbeing. Angamardana means gaining complete mastery over the limbs, organs, and other parts of the body. Be part of it from January 21-23, 2017.

Surya Kriya:  In Tune With The Cycles Of The Sun
Meru Foundation NATyA Pratham
Youth In Review - Part I
Youth In Review - Part I

The talent of Youth was in abundance in 2016 - Karthik Karnik, S. Chakraborty, A. Arivudainambi, Y. Makaram, A. Punjabi, S. Saini and M. Jagadeesan, Reshma Goenka, Sonika Vaid, Diya Godavari, Amrita Ajai Thirumalai, Sahana Venkatesh, Sanjana Shah and Rohan Chalasani.

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People In 2016

People who were featured in Lokvani in 2016 including Om Prakash, Jit Saxena, Kartik Shanker, Santana Krishnan and Balram Singh.

People In 2016
Rep. Keith Ellison Pledges To Do More For Hindus In South Asia
Rep. Keith Ellison Pledges To Do More For Hindus In South Asia

Rep. Keith Ellison said that he will ensure renewed outreach to the Hindu and Indian American communities to foster their greater participation. Ellison added that he will give the community "well-deserved" and "much-valued" representation in the Democratic Party.

Rangoli SumanVeera NRIs Helpdesk
Reflections On Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa - XIV:
The Citrakūṭa Mountains - Rāma's First Abode In Exile

Vālmīki is methodical about the locations, the directions and the distances to help create a story which transforms as a historical legend through its details.

 Reflections On Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa - XIV:<br>The Citrakūṭa Mountains - Rāma's First Abode In Exile
My Tax Linx Sree Vijaya Durga Temple Soundarya Lahari
Weekend Entertainment
Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming Prabasi New Year Eve's Party.

For The Mathematically Inclined

Here are two puzzles for one and all!

For The Mathematically Inclined
Music In Review - Part I
Music In Review - Part I

Music that rocked in 2016!

Cartoon: Santa In Summer

It is the holidays...and Santa Cheer!

Cartoon: Santa In Summer

Event Update
Saturday - 12/31/16
Lokvani Sponsorship
Ed Richard Memorial Fund for MITHAS
DESI NYE 2017 - Newton Marriott
UIA: New Year's Party
Masti New Year's Eve Party (Cancelled)
Bindaas Masti New Year's Ever Party
BSL - Aaj Ki NYE 2017
Prabasi: New Year Eve
NYE Masquerade Ball. Bollywood Style
NEHTI: New Year Eve

Sunday - 1/1/17
SDM: New Year - Ganesh Puja - Sundarkand Path
NEHTI: New Year Day

Saturday - 1/7/17
IAGB Antakshari Semifinals

Sunday - 1/8/17
Sunderkand Ka Path
Buteyko - A Novel Breathing Technique

Friday - 1/20/17
Isha Hatha Yoga Angamardana

Saturday - 1/21/17
Isha Hatha Yoga Surya Kriya
Study of the Vedic Period

Sunday - 1/22/17
Summer Opportunities Fair

Friday - 1/27/17
Understanding Indian Classical Music

Saturday - 2/4/17
South Asian Showdown 2017

Saturday - 2/11/17
India Conference at Harvard 2017

Sunday - 2/12/17
Vasant Panchami - Saraswati Puja at Satsang Center

Sunday - 3/5/17
5th Annual Health and Wellness Expo

Saturday - 3/18/17
AIF New England Gala

Saturday - 4/1/17
Tere Sur Aur Mere Geet: Songs of the Legendary Lata Mangeshkar

Sunday - 4/2/17
NETS Pongal Vizhaa 2017

Friday - 4/14/17
LearnQuest Music Conference 2017

Saturday - 4/15/17
LearnQuest Music Conference 2017

Sunday - 4/16/17
LearnQuest Music Conference 2017

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