Diwali Reminiscings

Diwali Reminiscings

October 21, 2014 |
Last year for the first time I sent out a Diwali message and it was surprisingly well received. I include it as an attachment below. It focused on my childhood and a special brown suitcase full of firecrackers.  But there… Read more
Veganism: Evangelizing a Lifestyle

Veganism: Evangelizing a Lifestyle

October 20, 2014 |
Author: Sheenika Shah
You've heard the term “vegan.” And you probably know the diet.  But do you know what “vegan” really stands for?   Veganism is an outward symbol of a lifestyle focused on compassion and “jiv daya,” or “a compassion for all… Read more
NaMo at Madison Square Garden

NaMo at Madison Square Garden

October 4, 2014 |
Author: Monika Patel
He came, he saw, he conquered!   There was much hype and expectation before Prime Minister Modi’s address at Madison Square Garden. He did not disappoint - only one memory left Madison Square Gardens that afternoon: NaMo!   The Prime… Read more
Indian Americans Storm New Bastions

Indian Americans Storm New Bastions

September 29, 2014 |
Author: M R Rangaswami and Monika Patel
Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Continue to grow and evolve. In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” Indians the world over are doing just this. It is in our DNA. We assimilate, we blend, and we establish ourselves. In his… Read more
Winning over the diaspora (Part 2)

Winning over the diaspora (Part 2)

September 26, 2014 |
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the U.S. at the end of this month will be one of the most important trips he takes during his time in office. Whether it marks a watershed moment in bilateral relations - as… Read more
The Poetry of Shri Narendra Modi

The Poetry of Shri Narendra Modi

September 8, 2014 |
  May the soft sound of this (poetry’s) spring’s waters, Resonate in your ears and mind, And touch your heart! -Narendra Modi   Late in the night, past the mid-night hour…With the long day’s work is done, and all the… Read more