Our week long youth camp is coming to a conclusion and this is the final day of classes. Today we ventured into the world of gratitude and appreciation. As part of today’s class exercise each student was asked to write a note of gratitude to their parents. In doing so they had to be specific about what they were grateful for. They were also asked to write a note to their counselor and one other person at their week long camp.
In addition to this, in the older group’s class a skit was enacted about how first generation American born Hindu parents can use the guidelines and spiritual tools of Hinduism to guide their children with everyday challenges that they face in the world. Well prepared and excellently executed, our campers proved to be wonderful actors!
Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu Festival of Lights and it celebrates the victory of light over darkness. It is a day of Hindu solidarity. Hindus all over the world celebrate this festival and it is a joyous time for families. Families and friends get together, gifts are exchanged, new clothes ar...Read More
It’s the time of the year in the Hindu Vedic Astrology when the sun ends its southward movement (dakshinayana) and begins its movement north (uttaranayana). Winter solstice is a festive time for many cultures around the world. Hindus celebrate Pancha Ganapati, a five-day festival to the Hin...Read More
Happy Diwali or Deepavali to all those of you who are celebrating it around the world. Diwali is the Hindu Festival of Lights. But not only Hindus celebrate this festival. Jains and Sikhs are among other faiths that dive into the celebrations with great fervor. The festival falls between mid-Octo...Read More
Happy Pancha Ganapati everyone! We continue with our five-day celebration of Pancha Ganapati. Today, is the final day of the celebration, and Gurudeva shares from his book “Loving Ganesha” DECEMBER 25, ORANGE The family sadhana for the final day of Pancha Ganapati is to bring forth lo...Read More