09-29-2018 Rass Garba Ramzat Shree Jalaram Mandir

Event: Rass Garba Ramzat Shree Jalaram Mandir Time: 7:30 PM Date: Saturday – September 29, 2018 Venue: Bartlett Community Center, 700 South Road, Bartlett, IL 60103 Organizers: Shree Jalaram Mandir Ticket range: $15 For Tickets, please contact: Suresh Bodiwala on (847) 420-4789 E-mail: sbodiwala@sbcglobal.net Buy Tickets: http://events.sulekha.com/rass-garba-ramzat_event-in_bartlett-il_332688

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09-10-2018 Delegates from around the globe attend the 2nd World Hindu Congress 2018 in Chicago

From creating a Hindu ‘angel investor’ group, to writing in ‘cool’ language for contemporary youth, the 3-day conference in Chicago featured high-profile attendees and outlined several global initiatives Some 2,500 Hindus from 60 countries, including high profile political leaders, gathered in Chicago Sept. 7-9, for the second World Hindu Congress 2018, coinciding with Swami Vivekananda’s 1893 address to the World Parliament of Religions. “Think collectively, Achieve Valiantly” was the theme of the conference which began with the traditional resounding sound of conchs with a backdrop of a life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda at the Westin Lombard York Town Center in Chicago. Organized around daily plenary meetings and 7 concurrent conferences that included the economy, women, youth, education, media, politics, and Hindu organization, the conference ended with several recommendations on how to protect rights of Hindus around the world and highlight their achievements. Among numerous high profile speakers and attendees as well as participants, were India’s Vice President Venkaiah Naidu; Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Mohan Rao Bhagwat; U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Illinois; Ohio Republican State Rep. Niraj Antani; former Iowa State Senator Swati Dandekar; Connecticut State Rep. Dr. Prasad Srinivasan; and Bollywood actor Anupam Kher. “There was so much networking going […]

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09-28-2018 Bollywood Dandiya

Event: Bollywood Dandiya Time: 8pm to 1am – Dandiya will start at 8 pm. Date: Friday – September 28th Venue: Monty’s Elegant Banquets, 703 S. York Rd, Bensenville IL 60106 Adults $12 Kids $8 At the Door Adults $15, Kids $10 Food And Beverages Are Included In The Ticket For Tickets, please contact: Suresh Bodiwala on (847) 420-4789 E-mail: sbodiwala@sbcglobal.net A colorful evening with lots of Dance, Shopping, Food, All under one roof The perfect event to bring your entire family Spend the Evening with Friends and Family for a Culturally Rich Event, “Bollywood Dandiya 2018”, Celebrating Navratrey in Chicago Dandiya is A Indian Cultural Stick Dance Celebrated during the Period of Navratrey, A Festival of Dance. An Event for everyone, anyone can dance even if you know the traditional way or not we have both options for free style and traditional mix.

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September 7-9, 2018 World Hindu Congress honors ISKCON, BAPS, Geeta Press, Gorakhpur and Chinmaya Mission

Chicago IL: The World Hindu Congress held from Sept. 7-9, 2018 in Chicago reaffirmed Swami’s Vivekananda’s message of universal love, peace, acceptance and service to humanity. In this context, it recognized and honored the substantial contributions of four organizations whose selfless volunteers have dedicated their lives in spreading these teachings of Hindu Dharma and preserving its unparalleled culture around the world. The four organizations that were honored were ISKCON, BAPS Swaminarayan, Geeta Press, Gorakhpur and Chinmaya Mission. ISKCON ISKCON was honored for its work in spreading the philosophy of the Bhagvad Geeta to the remotest corners of the world and sparking an interest in Hindu traditions. Its translations of this sacred text into 70 languages has resulted in diverse ethnicities embracing its message and timeless teachings and incorporating it in everyday life. Today ISKCON has a strong presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Australia and runs over 850 temples, community centers, schools, restaurants (including feeding the needy) and charitable institutions across the world to serve humanity. International Director of Communications Anuttama Das attributed ISKCON’s success to the profound knowledge with which “we all have been blessed.” He also stated that had Srila Prabhupada, Founder of ISKCON, been with us […]

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09-11-2018 American Hindus Plan to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Vivekananda’s Chicago Speech in 100 US Cities

Chicago IL: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA), a national Hindu advocacy organization, announces a one year 100 city celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic speech by Swami Vivekananda on September 11, 1893 at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago. The parliament was a landmark event in the history of religions. More than 7,000 religious leaders representing various religions, faiths and Dharma traditions from all over the world took part in the event, including the young Swami Vivekananda from India who represented Hindu Dharma. By virtue of his message, that advanced ideas of tolerance, acceptance, harmony and co-existence, he became an instant celebrity within and outside the parliament. According to the Smithsonian Institute, he is one of the 25 most influential leaders who have ever visited the United States. The launch event took place on September 11, 2018 at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, the first Hindu temple of Chicago. Among the eminent personalities who addressed the audience included 4 senior leaders of the Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha, the apex body of all the Heads of Hindu monastic orders (Sanyasi Paramparas) of India, representing more than 1.7 million Hindu monks. Poojya Swami Paramatmananda Saraswatiji, General Secretary […]

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September 15-16, 2018 Acclaimed Kathak dancer Anindita dazzled the audience with her spectacular performance

Chicago IL: The two days colorful Indian classical dance festival, Nritya Samarpana 2018 concluded on Sept 15-16, 2018 at Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple, 1145 Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL. It was a breathing two days festival which featured top artists from different states of USA and India. There were total 9 featured performers along with performances by the veteran teachers of the Chicagoland area like Gauri Jog, Sobha Tamanna, Ipsita Satpathy and Asha Adiga with their respective students. It was a glorious two days of vivid showcase of extremely talented artists. The fest showcased artists from classical Indian dances including Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam, Odissi and so on. Each year, this dance festival is organized by Balaji cultural committee at the Veluchamy Auditorium of Sri Venkateswara Balaji temple in Aurora Illinois and admired by art lovers. This illustrious dance festival attracts innumerable viewers and art connoisseurs across states. Balaji temple has been in the forefront of preserving Indian cultural arts and celebrates the various art forms. Robust Indian classical dance programs like Nritya Samarpana festival is a great platform for nurturing such traditional arts which are face of our Indian heritage. Anindita Neogy is an International Kathak danseuse who featured […]

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09-29-2018 Maestros & Melodies

Event: Dhrishti and Niche Presents Maestros & Melodies…A Narrated Musical About Legendary Composers Time: 7:00 PM Date: Saturday – September 29, 2018 Venue: The Meadows Club, 2950 W.Golf Rd Rolling Meadows, Chicago, IL 60008 Tickets: Level 1 – $75 Level 2 – $50 Level 3 – $35 For tickets, call: Suresh Bodiwala on (847) 420-4789 Hemi Patel on (630) 709-1451 Senior Citizen Discounts Available Dhrishti and Niche Entertainment bring you the next exciting musical .. Maestros and Melodies …featuring landmark compositions from legendary composers …AIR veteran Sunil Deodhar narrates his musical treat ….. all tickets with dinner and a top shelf cash bar.

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09-22-2018 Hindustani & Carnatic Classical Jugalbandi

Event: A Spectacular Musical Evening of Hindustani & Carnatic Classical Jugalbandi Presented by Chinmaya Mission Chicago On the Occasion of 25th Anniversary of Lord BadriNarayana Time: 6:30 PM Date: Saturday – September 22, 2018 Venue: Chinmaya Mission Chicago – Badri, 11S080 Kingery Hwy, Willowbrook, IL 60527 ALL PROCEEDS FOR KERALA RELIEF FUND Please book your tickets online by clicking here. If you purchase the tickets online (or already purchased) you can pick up the tickets at the front door starting at 5:45 pm before the concert.

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09-22-2018 Falguni Pathak Dandiya Dhoom

Event: Falguni Pathak Dandiya Dhoom Date: Saturday – September 22, 2018 Venue: Renaissance Convention Center, 1551 Thoreau Dr N, Schaumburg, IL 60173 Free Parking Children under 5 Get Free Entry For info and sponsorship, please contact: Hemant Brahmbhatt – (773) 552-6083 Ketan Patel – (847) 353-9999 For tickets, please contact: Suresh Bodiwala – (847) 420-4789 E-mail: sbodiwala@sbcglobal.net $30 – General Admission $25 – 4Tks for ($25 each Minimum 4 – $100) $20 – (Minimum Group of 25 or more tickets to buy)

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10-06-2018 Achal Mehta Garba Night

Event: Achal Mehta Garba Night Time: 7:00 PM Date: Saturday – October 6, 2018 Venue: Bartlett Park District, 700 S. Bartlett Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103 Tickets:  $20, At Gate: $25, Group Discount for 10 or more: $18, Kids Under 10 get Free Entry FREE PARKING It’s that time of the year to celebrate one of the biggest festivals of India – NAVRATRI. To make it a great experience for everyone, we are once again bringing to Chicago the Legendary Garba Singer ACHAL MEHTA!! It’ll be an evening of non-stop dancing, festive music, and bright and colorful costumes! Join us on October 6th to celebrate this Navratri with a blast! For Tickets, please contact: Suresh Bodiwala on (847) 420-4789 E-mail: sbodiwala@sbcglobal.net Click here to purchase tickets online at Sulekha

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09-30-2018 MFA Collection Fall Bazaar 2018

Event: MFA Collection Fall Bazaar Time: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM Date: Sunday – September 30, 2018 Venue: Amor Banquets, 1300 Irving Park road, Streamwood IL 60107 FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING Pakistani, Indian, Turkish latest collection, Clothing, Jewelry, Hijab Gift, Crafts, Perfumes, Cosmetic, Abaya, Mehendi and much more For info and booth reservations, please contact: M. Asif Phone: (773) 339 3463 E-mail: mfacollection2017@gmail.com

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09-30-2018 Bala Vihar classes

Please register for Bala Vihar classes Please click here to register for Bala Vihar Classes at Badri (Willowbrook, IL Location) Please click here to register for Bala Vihar Classes at Yamunotri (Grayslake, IL Location) Please click here to register for Bala Vihar Classes at Chicago City Center (Chicago Downtown Location)

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