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Our Voice And Yours ...

Starting this issue we launch yet another regular feature - 'Our Voice and Yours' or so to speak. In this column we hope to pause and share a personal moment with our reader and talk about what inspires or affects us most besides an overview of what the ezine holds for you. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Jay Tuli

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"I wanted to do something different that incorporated both business and my interest in the arts and the media," says Jay Tuli who launched motionflicks.com, along with Bradley Wynn. [more]

In Conversation With Prasanthi Gandhi

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Prasanthi Gandhi, Director of SAATHII USA, talks about the group's efforts to provide a concerted challenge to the growing problem of HIV/AIDS in India. [more]

Technology - Rapid Solidification Using Containerless Processing

(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
Rapid solidification occurs when a liquid is brought to a temperature below its freezing point while still a liquid. There are certain kinds of alloys which exhibit a phenomenon known as 'double recalescence' when they are undercooled below a certain temperature. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
The gorgeous Aishwarya Rai will visit Pakistan towards the end of October. According to Pakistani Health Minister Mohammad Nasir Khan, Ash will visit Pakistan to campaign against polio. [more]

Students Affected By Hurricane Katrina

The effects of Katrina were felt severely by many foreign students including nearly sixty Indian students who had to move from the University of New Orleans. Not having a SSN complicates matters. PAN-IIT along with TIE and other Indian organizations are working to help. [more]

Presentation Of Classic Bharatanatyam Choreographies

Uma Maheshwari, granddaughter of the music legend T. Mukta, dazzled the audience with complex choreographies created by her Gurus maestros Swamimalai Rajarathinam Pillai and Kalanidhi Narayanan. [more]

VPS Celebrates Radhastami Festival

The Vrindavana Preservation Society presented a colossal evening of devotional songs and dance to celebrate Radhastami, the birth of Radharani - the object of Lord Krishna's divine and ecstatic love and the Queen of the spiritual realm. [more]

Madhavi Mudgal Performs Odissi At National Heritage Museum

Madhavi Mudgal and the Gandharva Dance Ensemble enchanted our evening at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington with an Odissi performance on September 10th, 2005. [more]

UMass Lowell Clinches Dakshin Cup

UMass Lowell won the tournament organized by Burlington Cricket Club (BCC) held at Mitre Grounds, Burlington. Ten local teams participated in the tournament. [more]

What It Means To Be An Avadhani

Dr. Madugula Nagaphani Sarma garu will be in Boston on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at the Satsang Center and is giving a discourse on 'Nitya Jeevitamlo Bhagavath Gita' followed by a Question and Answer session in which Avadhani will answer some of audience's questions. [more]

Dr. Som Thakur And Abhinav Shukla: Geet-Haasya-Gazal Kavi Sammelam

International Hindi Association (IHA) will host legendary Hindi poet Dr. Som Thakur along with satirist Abhinav Shukla and the Hindi Ghazal maestro Uday Pratap Singh in a Kavi Sammelan (poetry recital) on Friday, September 30th in Shrewsbury, MA. [more]

VHPA New England Region Youth Conference 2005

The VHPA led and sponsored annual New England Region Youth Conference, which will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2005 at Massbay Community College. A unique feature of this Karma Yoga conference is that it is organized and run exclusively by high school students. [more]

Ravi Shankar - Festival Of India

World Music presents Ravi Shankar's Festival of India featuring Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar & Friends on Sunday, October 2, 7:30 pm at Symphony Hall, Boston. [more]

NEMA To Celebrate Onam With Divya Unni

New England Malayalee Association is planning to celebrate Onam in its true spirit and enthusiasm on October 1, 2005. Divya Unni, an accomplished dancer, who was crowned Kalathilakam twice, will perform dances during the event. [more]

Savy Media Presents Gujarathi Comedy Mane Koi Roko Maa

Savy Media presents a Super Hit Gujarathi comedy, "Mane Koi Roko Naa" on Sunday, September 25, 2005 at the Marshall Middle School in Billerica. [more]

Arangetram - Sowmya Chary

Sowmya Chary, a Senior at Westford Academy, gave her Arangetram at Performing Arts Center at Littleton High School on August 20, 2005. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Gati Dharani, Shailesh Goregaokar, Amit Jain, Dattatraya Joshi, Anupa Manjunatha, Ashwini Manjunatha, Amol Mehta, Ameek Ponda, Bhaskar Rao, Mukund Seshadri and Manan Thakkar, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Kyon Ki

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Happening Himesh Reshmaiyya seems to be on a roll in 2005 with yet another potential hit "Kyon Ki" [more]

Recipes - Open Sesame

In Ali Baba and the forty thieves, 'Open Sesame' was a magical mantra for a fantasy world. In the culinary world it has its own magical possiblities. [more]

Regional Film Review - Anniyan (Tamil)

Anniyan is the latest offering from director Shankar, who has previously made Gentleman, Mudhalvan, Indian & Boys. On the whole, it is a relatively decent movie worth watching atleast for Vikram's performance. [more]

Book Review - Women's Empowerment In India

The book as described in the preface "is an attempt to trace the journey of the status of the Indian women in society from the Vedic period to the 21st century." [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Sourav Ganguly has insisted that the current dip in his form is only a temporary slump, and that he is still good enough to command a place in the team in both forms of the game. [more]

Laugh A While! Jokes

In addition to a healthy diet, did you know that laughter can speed up your immune system? [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Make way for the Ducklings - Boston's famous site. [more]

Thought For The Day

Words of Wisdom from Jiddu Krishnamurthi, philosopher. The core of Krishnamurti's teaching is contained in the statement he made in 1929 when he said: 'Truth is a pathless land'.[more]

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Prashant Fadia Passes Away

-Prashant H. Fadia, an avid entrepreneur, philanthropist and President and CEO of Abacus Software Group, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2005 at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass. [more]

A Highly Acclaimed Dance Ballet By The Renowned Dancer /Actress Shobana

Kerala Association of New England proudly presents 'Shyama' , the mystical Indian Woman, a classical Dance Ballet by Shobana & an ensemble of four artists. A must- see program for all the south Indian classical dance lovers. For further details visit www.kaneusa.org, or email arts@kaneusa.org. [more]

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Event Update
Friday - 09/23/05
Be Happy If you Want
Saturday - 09/24/05
"The Kite Runner" Fundraiser
Malayalam Classes
Sugato Nag / Sitar Concert
DIscourse in Telugu on Bhagavadgita by Dr.Madugula Nagaphani Sarma Garu.
Sunday - 09/25/05
Honoring Ancestors Conference
Shahid Parvez - Sitar Concert (CANCELLED)
Third Annual Big Open Golf Tournament
Bhav Raag Taal
Immigration Clinic
Mane Koi Roko Maa - Super Hit Gujarathi Comedy / Savy Media
Learn Samskrtam Free
Wednesday - 09/28/05
5th Emerging Technologies Conference At MIT
Thursday - 09/29/05
5th Emerging Technologies Conference At MIT
Friday - 09/30/05
Kavi Sammelan
Saturday - 10/1/05
Jataka Tales with Rafe Martin
Jataka Tales With Rafe Martin - Performance for Children
Youth Conference 2005
heArtbeat Ensemble / MITHAS
5th South Asian Literary and Theatre Arts Festival (SALTAF) / DC
Bhaav Raag Taal
Onam 2005 with Divya Unni / NEMA
Bend It Like Auntie / South Asian Dance-Comedy Drama
Superhit Malayalam Movie Thaskara Veeran
Disco Dandyia / Patidar Samaj
Sunday - 10/2/05
5th South Asian Literary and Theatre Arts Festival (SALTAF) / DC
Ravi Shankar - Festival of India
Friday - 10/7/05
Durga Puja / Prabasi
Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Saturday - 10/8/05
AIF Fall Benefit Gala / CA
Durga Puja / Prabasi
IAGB Visa Camp
Garba Night / Sarva Dev Mandir
Mammooty in "RAPAKAL" / Malayalam Movie
Indira Sari Sale
Sunday - 10/9/05
Durga Puja / Prabasi
Mata Ka Jagran / Sarva Dev Mandir
Saraswati Puja
Urvasi Shobana - Dance Concert by Popular Dancer/Actress
Carnatic and Hindustani Flute-Sitar Jugalbandi Concert
Indira Sari Sale
Tuesday - 10/11/05
Mahashtami- Durga Ashtami / Sarva Dev Mandir
Wednesday - 10/12/05
Mallika Sarabai: Hot Talas, Cool Rasas
Thursday - 10/13/05
ESL Classes / AASRA
Saturday - 10/15/05
Padmabhushan Sri T.N. Krishnan / Learn Quest Academy
Sri Jagannath Center - Jyotish Workshop (Oct 15-16)

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