Khaas Baat readers

October 3, 2008

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Thanks.

Nitish S. Rele

Editor/Publisher

Khaas Baat monthly newspaper (A Publication for Indian Americans in Florida)

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Chinmaya’s Swami Tejomayananda to present free talks in St. Augustine (July 17-18), Orlando (July 19-22), Tampa (July 23-24), Miami (July 25-27)

July 12, 2014

Dear readers:

Swami Tejomayananda, head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide, will present a series of spiritual discourses and lectures in four Florida communities.

ST. AUGUSTINE: Swamiji will begin his Sunshine State tour from July 17-18 at the Chinmaya Mission, 6175 Solano Creek Road, Elkton/St. Augustine area. For details on the discourse, call (904) 692-4121 or visit http://www.chinmayamissionstaugustine.org/

ORLANDO: Next up will be the Casselberry/Orlando area from July 19-22. The discourses from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, will be on “Gyana Yagna (Glories of Lord Krishna).” Chinmaya Mission is at 1221 Florida Road, Casselberry. For details, call (407) 699-7331 or visit http://www.chinmayamission.org/orlando

TAMPA: From July 23-24 in Tampa, Swami Tejomayananda will present “Ramayana: Your GPS on the Road of Life (Vision of Ramayana).” The lectures will be 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Carrollwood Country Club clubhouse, 13901 Clubhouse Drive. For information, call (813) 949-3091 or visit http://www.chinmayamission.org/tampa

MIAMI: The last stop will be July 25-27 in Miami with “Ramayana: Your GPS on the Road of Life (Purajana Gita). The free talks will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There also will be a “Tips for Happy Living Workshop” from 9 a.m. to noon followed by lunch on Sunday for which tickets can be purchased online. The workshop will be at DoubleTree Miami Airport Convention Center, Upper Level Ballrooms, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami. For information, call (305) 279-8456 or visit http://www.chinmayamission.org/miami

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Selective College Consulting to present essay and Application Workshop on July 19 in Tampa

July 12, 2014

Dear readers:

A College essay and Application Workshop will be held on July 19 in Tampa. On the agenda are college applications, medical school essays, mentoring students, interview prep; job/resume building. It is being presented by Selective College Consulting. For details, call (813) 391-3760 or e-mail BobLeVine@selectiveCC.com

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Tampa Sanatan Mandir to hold a fundraiser, “Bhakti Madhuram,” on July 16 at ICC

July 12, 2014

Good afternoon readers:

Sanatan Mandir in Tampa will hold “Bhakti Madhuram,” a fundraiser for its new temple building construction, at 7 p.m. on July 16 at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa. Performing bhajans and ghazals is Shailendra Bhartti. Tickets are $100 per person or $1,000 for round table of 10. For information, call Pankaj Patel at (813) 789-3005, Dr. Pawan Rattan at (813) 222-2000 or visit http://www.sanatanmandirtampa.org

See you all there!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn to speak at INDO-US Chamber business & networking event on July 16

July 12, 2014

Dear readers:

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn will speak July 16 at the monthly business & networking event of the INDO-US Chamber of Commerce. The free event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. will be at HCI Ballroom, 5300 W. Cypress St., Tampa; no RSVP required. For information, visit http://www.indo-us.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Tampa India Cultural Center (ICC) Seniors Get-to-Gather July 16

July 12, 2014

Dear readers:

Dear readers:

The India Cultural Center (ICC) Seniors Get-to-Gather will be Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at ICC, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the agenda is a free seminar, lunch and entertainment; no minimum age requirement. For information or ride, call John Adhia at (813) 784-1132 or Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Hema Malini as ‘Durga’ takes stage July 13 in Jacksonville

July 7, 2014

Good morning readers:

If you missed Hema Malini present the goddess “Durga” dance ballet in Coral Springs or Orlando last month, you have one more opportunity. The world-renowned Bharatanatyam dancer will be performing in the Jacksonville area on Sunday, July 13. Thank the Hindu Society of North East Florida for organizing this fundraiser to benefit the temple. The 5 p.m. performance will be at held at the University of North Florida, Lazzara Performance Hall, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville. Tickets start at $35. For information, call the mandir at (904) 268-7630 or Ramesh Vedula at (989) 400-3531 or visit www.hsnef.org/

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Guru Poornima celebrations July 12 at Shirdi Sai Florida Center in Inverness

July 7, 2014

Dear readers:

Guru Poornima celebrations will begn from 8:30 a.m. July 12 at Shirdi Sai Florida Center in Inverness. The center is at 4707 S. Pleasant Grove Road. For information, visit http://www.shirdiusa.com or call (352) 860-2181.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Panchamrut Katha by Shastri Narayancharandas Swami July 6-13 in Tampa

July 5, 2014

Dear readers:

There will be a Panchamrut Katha by Shastri Narayancharandas Swami in Gujarati/Hindi/English with video/presentations and live interaction from July 6-13 at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa. Kids activities and babysitting will be provided. Dinner will be served after katha. For daily timings and other information, visit http://www.panchamrut.org or call Dr. Dipak Shah at (813) 486-1074, Dr. Ashok Modh at (813) 935-3439.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Patel Brothers to open Sunrise/Fort Lauderdale/Miami store in late July 2014

June 20, 2014

Dear readers:
OK, here is an update for all you folks who have been asking about the soon-to-open Patel Brothers’ store in Sunrise/Fort Lauderdale/Miami area. We were informed today that the Sunrise store should open sometime in late July 2014. It is at 3426 N. University Drive, Sunrise. As for the upcoming Jacksonville store (on Baymeadows Road, next to Flavors restaurant), that should take a few months from today. For information, call Rakesh at (847) 287-2577, e-mail rakesh@patelbros.com or visit http://www.patelbros.com Do let Rakesh know that you first read about the news here on our Khaasbaat.com blog.

For readers’ benefit, the Orlando Patel Bros store is at 1750 W. Sand Lake Road. Contact number is (407) 816-0070.

The Tampa Patel Brothers store is at 1251 E. Fowler Ave., Unit F. Contact number is (813) 558-9090.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

IIFA Awards free watch party in downtown Tampa Curtis Hixon Park June 14; STAR Plus to telecast on June 15

June 14, 2014

Dear readers:

IIFA Awards will be televised on STAR Plus Sunday, June 15. Tampa has an opportunity to see the final edited production first on the huge outdoor screens at a free watch party starting from 7 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in downtown Curtis Hixon Park. Also ABC Action News – WFTS/TV will present an encore of their Passport to Bollywood show June 14 and June 15 at 7 p.m.; watch at http://wfts.tv/1jGWUtl
The city of Tampa will show highlights of ABC’s live coverage at the watch party.

See you all there!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786


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