Event Update
Friday - 10/3/08
Gaan Sammelan 2008
Navratri - Gurjar
Chintakayala Ravi Telugu Movie in Boston / Oct 3-4
Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Saturday - 10/4/08
Gaan Sammelan 2008
Navratri - Gurjar
Eid Millan
Be The Change - Community Service Event
Navratri Celebration / Patidar Samaj
Celebrate navratri - ISW
Chintakayala Ravi Telugu Movie in Boston / Oct 4
FILM: Tao of the Traveller
Anand Mela at Woburn Satsang Center.
Sunday - 10/5/08
Indian Ocean Concert
Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Carnatic Vocal / MITHAS
Rekha Surya - Hindustani Vocal / Sangam & IHA
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Akshaya Patra Foundation Walkathon
Navratri Akhand Japa
College Admissions Workshop / IAGB & Lokvani
Chintakayala Ravi Movie in Bloomfield, CT / Oct 5
Akhand Japa & Meditation on Ashwin Navaratri.
Shree Durga Mata Ki Chowki
Durga Puja / Sarva Dev Mandir
Jagran / Sarva Dev Mandir
Monday - 10/6/08
Durga Puja / Sarva Dev Mandir
Tuesday - 10/7/08
Durga Puja / Sarva Dev Mandir
Wednesday - 10/8/08
Durga Puja / Sarva Dev Mandir
Thursday - 10/9/08
Durga Puja / Sarva Dev Mandir
Friday - 10/10/08
Navratri - Gurjar
Saturday - 10/11/08
Navratri - Gurjar
Diwali Cruise 2008 - New York City
Musafir - Hindi Play
Sir Syed Annual Mushaira
Sunday - 10/12/08
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Tuesday - 10/14/08
Art of Living - Part I Course / Cambridge
Art of Living - Part I Course / Bolton
Thursday - 10/16/08
Talk and Seminar Series: Two-part Workshop: From fear to freedom - Part I
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Our Voice And Yours

The US Senate approves the Indo-US Nuclear Deal. We are eager to hear your reaction. What do you think?
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Meet Our Sponsor: Pradeep K. Audho.

Lead Features, Local Happenings, Performing Arts, People, Contributions and Lifestyle.

Lokvani Talks To Samrat Chakrabarti, Actor and Musician

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
A native of Boston, Samrat Chakrabarti latest film 'Loins of Punjab' is drawing attention for his acting as well as the Dhol Beat music that he composed for the film. [more]

In Conversation With Sangita Raghunathan And Suman Adisesh

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
These New England dance teachers, students of renowned Bharatanatyam dancer Padmini Ravi of Bangalore spoke to Lokvani about their upcoming Bharatanatyam and Fusion dance production Krishna Bhakti Mala, to be held on Nov 18. All the money raised will support CRY. Buy Tickets.[more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Shilpa Shetty cheered wholeheartedly for Formula One team Force India at the Grand Prix, Singapore. Have you heard the rumor that Kareena is getting into production? [more]

First Annual Pratham Gala A Huge Success

(This article is sponsored by Maharishi Academy of Total Knowledge)
The Boston Chapter of Pratham USA in its First Annual Gala raised funds to support the Read India Program in 4 districts and impact 400,000 children. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant H. Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Five Principles for an Agile Art Experience - V. [more]

Madhavi And Arushi Mudgal In A Memorable Odissi Performance

Meru Education Foundation presented Madhavi Mudgal and her niece and disciple, Arushi Mudgal in an Odissi dance performance at the National Heritage Museum on Sunday, September 28, 2008. The performance featured live music by a team of talented professionals from New Delhi, India. [more]

MITHAS Gives Away Free Pandit Jasraj Concert Tickets

Find out how you can be a lucky winner of a ticket for the Pandit Jasraj Concert at MIT on October 24th. [more]

Music For Your Mind

For all the music lovers in New England, drop every thing and head to Cambridge this weekend to attend Gaan Sammelan, Indian Ocean or Sanjay Subrahmanyam concert. [more]

Ghazal In Its Authentic Form: Rekha Surya Performs At MIT

It will be a pleasure for Boston music lovers to hear Begum Akhtar's youngest disciple Rekha Surya sing Ghazal in its authentic form at the MIT Wong Auditorium in Cambridge, MA on Sunday, October 5, 2008 at 4:30 pm. Buy Tickets. [more]

Swarnamala - A Musical Extravanganza To Benefit Ashland Temple

On November 9th, get ready for a melodious, musical extravaganza from New England finest musicians/teachers to support the Ashland temple expansion projects. Buy Tickets. [more]

Mirabai - The Musical: A Stage Drama Unfolds

Mirabai - the Musical, a fund-raiser for the non-profit social service organization Udavum Karangal (Helping hands). will be held On November 22nd at 5 PM. The venue is Joseph. P. Keefe Technical School, 750 Winter Street, Framingham. [more]

Khelmel's Dance Of Diversity At Museum Of Fine Arts

In the lively dance suite highlighting India's diversity, Khelmel, incollaboration with Bhangra Beats Dance School presented the *Bhangra, Dandiya Raas, Kummi* and Bollywood dance styles. [more]

Kridana - Ramayan Dance And Writing Contests

Enter the first-ever Ramayana writing and dance contests. [more]

Akshaya Patra Advances To The Final Round Of The American Express Members Project

The Akshaya Patra Foundation has moved on to the final round of the American Express Members Project. Only five projects remain out of the 1,190 projects submitted. Help make it the winner! [more]

Free College Admissions Workshop

Get into the college of your dream! IAGB, in association with Princeton Review and Lokvani.com, is sponsoring a Free College Admissions Seminar on October 5th. [more]

Strengthening The Asian American Communities

If you are a TiE business owner, we want to hear from you at JMD Mfg. in Framingham, MA on October 15th at 6:30 pm. [more]

Neil Sherring Appointed Co-Chair At Massachusetts Bar Association

Attorney Neil Sherring has been appointed by Massachusetts Bar Association President Edward W. McIntyre as co-chair of the association's General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section for the 2008-09 year. [more]

Rangapravesha: Ira Padhye

Perfect rhythm, footwork that magically follows that perfect rhythm, gestures that complement those graceful moves, and the perfect mood is what one saw when Ira Padhye, a student of Poornima Risbud, performed her debut solo dance. [more]

Kumu Gupta Gets Appointed As MA Chair Of Indian American Coalition For McCain

Working closely with the national Asian American Coalition director and Puneet Ahluwalia the new Chair of Indo-Americans for McCain National Steering Committee, Kumu will be working with other co chairs of the Indian American Coalition across the country, to strengthen the Indo American Republican base in Massachussets for the McCain-Palin ticket. [more]

Agastya - Transforming Education In India

Founded eight years ago by Ramji Raghavan, a former banker, Agastya hopes to transform education in India through a scalable and interactive education model. [more]

Government According To Natural Law

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and his technologies for developing the full potential of human consciousness are known worldwide. He has established centers around the world whose trained teachers make available a variety of programs, including the Transcendental MeditationR and TM-SidhiR programs. The following is an interview with one of New England's top administrators of these programs, Dr. Robert Stowe. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events during this upcoming fortnight including Gaan Sammelan 2008, Chintakayala Ravi - Telugu Movie, Indian Ocean, Rekha Surya and Sanjay Subrahmanyam Concerts, Krishna Bhakti Mala, Falguni Pathak Dandiya Dhoom 2008, IAFPE Presidential Election Panel Discussion, Pandit Jasraj Concert and The Dhananjayans. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Siddharth Annaldasula and Sowmya Varada, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Fashion

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Salim-Sulaiman tuning in melodies to lyrics of Irfan Siddiqui make the music of Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Fashion' interesting to listen to. [more]

Cartoon: Election 2008

If they don't like a black president or an old president or even a female president, then why don't they just utsource the presidency? [more]

Recipes: Navrathri Special

From Sweet Boondi, Sondesh, Sundal... here is a festive offering for you. Share your own recipes at the bottom of the page. [more]

Laugh A While - Money Matters!

They say laughter is the best medicine. These days we need more of that - Stock market and money jokes to lighten up.

It was so cold today I saw a stockbroker with his hands in his own pockets.

Picture Of The Fortnight

Cherry Blossoms! [more]

Thought For The Day

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi, let us reflect on some of the Mahatma's quotes. [more]

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