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May the lights of Diwali fill your home with happiness, and may the coming year provide you with everything that brings you joy! - MA State Senator Karen E. Spilka.

"When we come together as a community as we are today to celebrate Diwali, we take an important step toward facilitating a more welcoming environment for all." - MA State Senator Cindy Friedman.

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Historic Diwali Celebrations At Burlington Commons
Historic Diwali Celebrations At Burlington Commons

The Indian Americans for Burlington organized a Diwali celebration at the town commons on Sunday Oct 15. For the first time in the history of Burlington the trees in the common were lit for Diwali. Senator Cindy Friedman was the guest of honor at the event.

Governor Baker Inaugurates Sikh Gurdwara In Westborough

by Deepak Arora and Harneet Kaur
On the afternoon of October 14, 2017in Boston, MA, Governor Charlie Baker Inaugurated the Gurdwara built in Westborough. Congressman Jim McGovern, Rep. Hannah Kane and Rep. Kim Fergusan, Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis, Westboro Police Chief Al Gorden, Selectmen and town officials from Westboro and neighboring towns, and many representatives from different faiths, churches, synagogues, mosques and temples had gathered at the Gurdwara Sahib.

Governor Baker Inaugurates Sikh Gurdwara In Westborough
Roaring Reds And Serene Oranges
 Roaring Reds And Serene Oranges

by Tara Anand
Aldous Huxley said, I quote, “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music”. A full house at the Chinmaya auditorium soaked in the wonder of just that…Sanjay Subramanyam expressing what the rest of us find humanly inexpressible... On the second day of the double header, there was an instrumental treat in store, a violin duet by Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan, and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, accompanied by none other than the inimitable Vidwan Trichy Sankaran on the mridangam and Tripunittura Radhakrishnan on the ghatam.

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Engaging Sitar Recital By Anupama Bhagwat

by Shuchita Rao
As part of the ongoing 2017 Learnquest Baithak Hindustani classical music series, Smt. Anupama Bhagwat presented a sitar recital on Sunday, October 15, 2017. Smt. Bhagwat is a disciple of the renowned musician, the late Acharya Bimalendu Mukherjee. There is something to be said about the atmosphere created by the rich sounds of a well-tuned sitar in a dimly lit, intimate baithak setting packed with music lovers and connoisseurs.

Engaging Sitar Recital By Anupama Bhagwat
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"Ode To The Bells" - An Energetic Exhibition Of Enthralling Dedication At Natyanjali

by S. Ramamoorthy
It was '”back to school time” at Westford, MA based Natyanjali School of dance - for the ebullient aspirants as well as the tactful Guru Jeyanthi Ghatraju. The Guru is an adorer of the traditional ethics she has set for herself over long years and insists the same in every outfit of her school - be it entertainment for the elderly or a charity program.

Bharatnatyam Arangētram: Snigdha Reddy Kalathur

by Deepa Rajesh
Snigdha Reddy Kalathur, student of the Natyamani School of Dance and disciple of Smt. Sridevi Ajai Thirumalai, “ascended the stage” on September 2, 2017 in Worcester, MA. Her brilliant performance from start to finish kept the audience of over 600, enthralled. The décor showcased several beautiful Krishnas and made one feel like they were walking through the gardens of Brindāvan.

Bharatnatyam Arangētram: Snigdha Reddy Kalathur
Boston Bhangra 2017
Boston Bhangra 2017

by Rohit Bambi
14 years in the making. This will be the 14th anniversary of the Boston Bhangra Competition. SOLD OUT for the last 13 years…3,000 person attendance….the best BHANGRA teams from North America…advertising and promotion throughout New England. This is what you will get from the 14th annual Boston Bhangra Competition. It looks like Boston Bhangra has found a niche market where they have been able to get some of the best teams from North America, some great live performing artists and cheap tickets to keep this an event on the up and up. This year should be no different.

Kathak, Sitar And Tabla - A Visual And Auditory Feast

Strings N Beats is a unique dialogue between dance and music to be held on Sunday, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, on November 19, 2017 at Cary Hall in Lexington, MA. Organized by Shadaj (a non-profit organization founded by volunteers from Lexington and the greater Boston area).

Kathak, Sitar And Tabla - A Visual And Auditory Feast
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Annual Diwali - Eid Dinner
Annual Diwali - Eid Dinner

by Rupal Shah
On October 14, 2017, the South Asia Center hosted its annual Diwali Eid Dinner at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church in Cambridge, MA. This community dinner is organized by individuals who reside in Boston, Cambridge, and the nearby suburban towns. It brings people together to celebrate two festivals celebrated by a large South Asian population.

Rangoli Celebration At Satsang Center

by Bina Morparia
Another year of joyous Rangoli celebration at Satsang Center was held on October 9th. The winners in the various categories were...

Rangoli Celebration At Satsang Center
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Upcoming Programs At Satsang Center
Upcoming Programs At Satsang Center

Upcoming program at Satsang Center include, Diwali-Annakut, Jalaram Jayanti, Appreciation Dinner and Tulsi Vivah.

UIA Diwali 2017: The Festival Of Lights

United India Association will celebrate Diwali on October 22nd in Norwood, MA.

UIA Diwali 2017: The Festival Of Lights
Celebrate Diwali Kali Puja At Sree Vijaya Kali Ashram, Burlington
Celebrate Diwali Kali Puja At Sree Vijaya Kali Ashram, Burlington

For our devotees, the ashram will perform special Kali puja on Saturday Oct. 21st, Shosti Kartik Puaj on Oct. 25th and Sri Jagaddhatri Puja on Oct. 27th.

India Discovery Center Hosts “Seminar On Classical Period In India”

India Discovery Center is pleased to announce its third seminar in the series of “Let us Explore India’s Cultural History” on Saturday, October 28, at Bemis Hall, 3 Bedford Road, Lincoln. The full day seminar will include presentations and discussion of research of various aspects of India’s cultural history during the period 700BC-200BC.

India Discovery Center Hosts “Seminar On Classical Period In India”
Sahasra Lingarchana At Shri Sai Samadhi Mandir
Sahasra Lingarchana At Shri Sai Samadhi Mandir

by Neeta Kalve
Shri Sai Samadhi Mandir is performing the Sahasra Lingarchana pooja on Saturday November 4th, 2017 in Hudson, NH which is a unique vedic ritual to worship Lord Shiva.

IANH Nach Night Featuring DJ Ramuk

by Sathvika Korandla
The IANH Youth Group is excited to announce its 2017 annual fall charity dance, Nach Night featuring DJ Ramuk! This event is for high schoolers and will be held on November 11th from 7 to 10 pm at the Alpine Grove Banquet Facility in Hollis, NH.

IANH Nach Night Featuring DJ Ramuk
Abhimata: The Beloved
Abhimata: The Beloved

by Kumar Nochur
AIM for Seva, Boston Chapter, presents Abhimata: The Beloved as part of this year’s fundraising celebration dance and dinner program on Nov. 11th at Regis College Theater, Weston, MA.

Saheli’s Fundraising Gala Nirbhaya

Saheli has been in Massachusetts helping and supporting South Asian families in crisis for the past 21 years. You have been a generous supporter and friend of Saheli for most of the past decade. Your generous donation has made it possible to help so many in the community.

Saheli’s Fundraising Gala Nirbhaya
Lokvani Community Heros Night
Lokvani Community Heros Night

We are delighted to invite you to a one-of-a-kind evening where we celebrate and honor Heros in our community. The event will be held on December 16 at the Ambrosia Banquet Hall in Foxborough, MA. In the spirit of the holiday season, the event will be filled with great food, entertainment and an excellent DJ.

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Anusha Murali Of NH Named Siemens National Finalist

Anusha Murali of Bishop Brady High School, Concord, NH was named a finalist in the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students.

Anusha Murali Of NH Named Siemens National Finalist
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YWCA Presents Jonjy Ananth 2017 Great Guy Award
YWCA Presents Jonjy Ananth 2017 Great Guy Award

Jonjy Ananth receives the 2017 Great Guy Award at the annual YWCA Daybreak Breakfast at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA.

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Diwali: From Inner Hell To A New Light

"In Anger, Jealousy, Hate, and Fear, you create narak and become a Narakasura. If these are taken away, a new light shines."

Diwali: From Inner Hell To A New Light
Should I Stay Or Should I Sell?
Should I Stay Or Should I Sell?

by Lotika Paintal
Catching the wave: selling your house in today’s ‘sellers market’!

Mahatma Gandhi’s Rules For Satyagraha

Mahatma Gandhi’s Rules for Satyagraha as it appeared in Young India, Feb. 27, 1930. The Gujarati original of this appeared in Navajivan, Feb. 23, 1930.

Mahatma Gandhi’s Rules For Satyagraha
2018-19 AIF Clinton Fellowship Applications Open
2018-19 AIF Clinton Fellowship Applications Open

AIF's pleased to announce that applications for AIF William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India are open until January 15, 2018.

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Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including Apratim Majumdar, N Ravikiran, TriNethra - Third Eye Festival of Dance, Stings N Beats, Lokvani Community Heros Night and MITHAS Membership

Weekend Entertainment

Event Update
Friday - 10/20/17
Invitation Diwali & Annakut Celebrations This Week!

Saturday - 10/21/17
Indian Americans of Lexington to celebrate Diwali

Sunday - 10/22/17
Sun.Oct.22nd Diwai Deep yagya at Dwarkamai Sai Temple
Diwali Morning Raga Concert by Shubhada Paradkar (Shadaj - Baithak Event)
UIANE Diwali
Diwali Function and Cultural Show

Saturday - 10/28/17
Anuradha Palakurthi with Bappi Lahiri
Seminar on the Classical Period (700BC- 200BC)
ATASK: 2017 Silk Road Gala

Sunday - 10/29/17
Deepavali Thiruvizha-2017
RIHTS: Temple Update Awareness
Grand Diwali Mela 2017

Saturday - 11/4/17
MITHAS: Apratim Majumdar (Hindustani Sarod)
NY: Benefit Gala for Ekal Vidyalaya
Konkani Diwali, Konkanis of New England
IIT AGNE General Body Meeting
SwaRaag AUDITIONS: 2017 Bollywood Music & Dance Competition

Sunday - 11/5/17
Narityameva Jayatey 2017

Saturday - 11/11/17
MITHAS: N Ravikiran (Carnatic Chitraveena)
Boston Bhangra Competition 2017

Friday - 11/17/17
TriNethra - Third Eye Festival of Dance

Saturday - 11/18/17
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia Live in Concert
TriNethra - Third Eye Festival of Dance
SWARAAG FINALS 2017 Bollywood Music & Dance Competition

Sunday - 11/19/17
Strings N Beats - Shambhavi Dandekar (Kathak) and Shakir Khan (Sitar)
Grand Inauguration of the Largest Sai Temple of North America (NESSP)

Saturday - 12/2/17
Aligarh Alumni Mushaira

Sunday - 12/3/17
Comedy Bindaas, Preetesh Ke Andaaz

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