Archive for August, 2012

Eid Mubarak!

August 19, 2012

Good morning:

Khaas Baat wishes Eid Mubarak to all our readers and well-wishers.

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Orlando Shree Hanuman Mandir to present Hanuman Chalisa Aug. 18

August 15, 2012

Dear readers:

Shree Hanuman Mandir, 3119 Lauressa Lane (a k a 2563 L.B. McLeod Road), Orlando will present Shree Hanuman Chalisa 108 times from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. For information, call Hari P. Singh at (407) 679-2226, Gowtam Ramdat at (407) 383-7455 or e-mail shreehanumanmandir@gmail.com

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NITISH S. RELE

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‘Rang’ performance Aug. 17 in Casselberry/Orlando

August 15, 2012

Dear readers:

Abhinava Dance Company of Bangalore will present “Rang” on Friday, Aug. 17, in the Casselberry/Orlando area. Based on Kathak and Bharat Natyam, “Rang” will take the stage at 7 p.m. in the Hindu Temple of Central Floridacommunity hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry. To book your $15, $25, $50 or $100 tickets, call HSCF office at (407) 699-5277 or visit www.hindutempleorlando.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Tampa Indo-US chamber monthly meeting Aug. 15

August 15, 2012

Dear readers:

The Indo-US Chamber Monthly Business & Networking Meeting will be Wednesday, Aug. 15. The quarterly social mixer will be at The Westin Tampa Bay, 7627 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at the free event. For information, visit www.indo-us.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Chinmaya Mission’s Swami Swaroopananda lectures on ‘Reshape Your Destiny’ set in Tampa (Aug. 13-16), Miami (Aug. 18-21)

August 7, 2012

Dear readers:

Swami Swaroopananda of the Chinmaya Mission will present a series of free lectures in Tampa and then Miami. Below are the details:

TAMPA

AUG. 13-16: “RESHAPE YOUR DESTINY”; presented by Chinmaya Mission Tampa; 7:15 to 9 p.m.; Hindu Temple of Florida community hall, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; for information, call (813) 995-1175, e-mail hariom@chinmayaprasad.org or visit www.chinmayaprasad.org

AUG. 18-21: “RESHAPE YOUR DESTINY”; presented by Chinmaya Mission Miami; free admission ($3 parking); Grand Ballroom, Miami Airport Marriott, 1201 N.W. Le Jeune Road; 7:30 to 9 p.m.; for details and more information, visit http://www.chinmayamission.org/miami

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NITISH S. RELE

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Krishna Janmashtami in Tampa, Orlando, Ocala/Belleview, Fort Myers, Alachua, Southwest Ranches (South Florida)

August 7, 2012

Here are some of the Krishna Janmashtami celebrations coming up this week in Florida:

TAMPA/PINELLAS PARK/ST. PETE

AUG. 10: SHREE KRISHNA JANMASTAMI UTSAV; 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Ambaji Mandir, 10991 58th St., Pinellas Park; for information, call (727) 388-6685 or visit http://www.ambajimandir.org/

ORLANDO

AUG. 9: JANMASTAMI FESTIVAL; bhajans, abhishek, Krishna book reading; 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.; ISKCON, 2651 Rouse Road, Orlando; for information, call Daruka das at (407) 257-3865or visit http://www.iskconorlando.com/

AUG. 10: SHRI KRISHNA JANAM ASHTMI; 9 p.m. to midnight; Shri Shiv Dham Hindu Temple, 460 O’ Berry Hoover Road, Orlando; for information, call (407) 380-2661.

AUG. 10: SRI KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI; 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. will be Sri BalKrishna Puja (Samuhik), 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. will be Bhagawat Saptha Pravachan by Sri Sharadbhai Vyas and from 11 p.m. to midnight will be bhajans followed by Sri Krishna Janma Mahotsavam; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; for information, call (407) 699-5277.

 AUG. 10: KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI UTSAV; 6 p.m. to midnight; Maa Durga and Sri Sai Baba temple, 11414 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando; for information, call (407) 574-8044, e-mail maadssbtemple@gmail.com or visit http://www.durgasaitemple.org/

OCALA/BELLEVIEW

AUG. 11-12: JANMASHTAMI UTSAV; Pushtidham (Haveli of Florida), 14080 S.W. 20th Ave. Road, Ocala; for information, call Bharat at (973) 460-5936 or Raj Kamdar at (352) 568-5729.

FORT MYERS

AUG. 10: JANMASHTAMI; Hindu Temple of Southwest Florida, 12552 Plantation Road, Fort Myers; for time and other details, call the temple at (239) 225-7245,Rakesh Patel at (239) 634-6402, Rajan Patel at (239) 634-1412, or visit http://www.hindutempleswfl.com

ALACHUA

AUG. 9 AND AUG. 12: SHRI KRISHNA JANMASTHAMI CELEBRATIONS: Alachua Hare Krishna Temple, 17306 N.W. 112th Blvd., Alachua; for details, call the temple at (386) 462-2017, Saksi Gopal das at (352) 222-1440, e-mail alachuatemple@gmail.com or visit www.alachuatemple.com

SOUTH FLORIDA (SOUTHWEST RANCHES)

AUG. 9: SHRI KRISHNA JANAM ASHTAMI; South Florida Hindu Temple, 13010 W. Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches; for details, call (954) 252-8802 or visit www.sfht.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Gita Yagna Aug. 8-12 in Lutz/Tampa

August 7, 2012

Dear readers:There will be a Gita Yagna Aug. 8-12 at Shri Saraswati Devi Mandir, 16220 Livingston Ave., Lutz/Tampa area. Officiating priest is Pandit Anand Sukul of New York. The yagna will be from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. For information, call Pandit Purnanand Sharma at (813) 486-8681 or Sundar Sugrim at (813) 689-8748.

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NITISH S. RELE

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Bhagawat Saptha by Sri Sharadbhai Vyas Aug. 4-11 in Orlando

August 1, 2012

Dear readers:

A Bhagawat Saptha will be presentedby Sri Sharadbhai Vyas in Hindi from Aug. 4-11 in Orlando. It will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 4 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Venue is the Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry. For information, call (407) 699-5277.

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NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Raksha Bandhan/Bowling Party in Sunrise (South Florida) rescheduled for Sept. 2

August 1, 2012

The Rakshabandhan and Bowling Party, organized for Aug. 26, has been rescheduled for Sept. 2 in Sunrise (South Florida):

SUNRISE (SOUTH FLORIDA)

SEPT. 2: RAKSHABANDHAN AND BOWLING PARTY; rescheduled from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2 because of Tropical Storm Isaac; organized by Indian Religious and Cultural Center (IRCC); Strikers Family Sports Center, 8500 N.W. 44th St., Sunrise; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free for IRCC members; non-members pay $10 per person $35 annual IRCC family membership; for more information, call Victor Swaroop at (954) 394-5661 or visit http://www.irccflorida.com/

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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813-758-1786