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New Years Greetings!
Let us raise a toast to days to come: here's to great beginnings.
Let us put thoughts of war and strife out of our hearts and minds,
and hope for everyday miracles and quiet victories.

For lokvani.com, the past year has truly been formative.
With your overwhelming support and patronage, lokvani.com
has now become the one-stop site for information on desi events and activities in the New England area.

Thank you, and best wishes for the New Year!

Exciting Opportunity for Students, Earn and Learn
The President of the New England chapter of Indian American Forum For Political Education (IAFPE) Dr. Sahdev Passey, a physician and a community leader, took time off to talk to us about internships and other programs available to Indian American students in the New England area. more...

Lokvani Special
movie review:
Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gham
restaurant review:

CD Review:
Rare Pulse - CD Review

Gender, Race, and Science: Discussion - Part II
Does the institution of science really live up to its claims of objectivity? I want to argue that the recent hyperbole about alien species is a similar panic period in response to changing racial, economic, and gender norms in the country.

Potrait of an Artist - Sudarshan Belsare
As Sudarshan Belsare speaks, one is reminded of a Bharathanatyam performance. The myriad moods and nuances of the dance form, color the passion of his words. His rhetoric, however, is devoid of superficiality and each statement is elegant as a dance mudra. more...

Readers' Poem - My Body Is A Temple
A tongue in cheek poem from a talented contributor. 'My body is a temple', sends out a subtle message - eat, drink and be merry! 'Tis the season, after all! more...

Christmas celebration in Kerala
Christmas is a time of celebration and joy for Kerala Christians. Approximately 25% of the Kerala population is Christian. They belongs to various denominations ranging from Catholic to Orthodox, Mar Thoma (Reformed church), Church of South India (CSI) and groups like Pentecost and Brethren. more...

Aditi Jain, a 7 years old and a 2nd Grader with the Christmas drawing which was chosen out of 150 entries to be published in the Eagle-Tribune Newspaper of Merrimack Valley area, as part of Christmas Countdown series. view drawing

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