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Indian Independence

Indian Indendence Day 2016: Let's Honor India's Freedom Fighters and America's Civil Rights Leaders by Raising Our Collective Voices

Manjusha P. Kulkarni | Posted 08.15.2016 | Los Angeles
Manjusha P. Kulkarni

It's time again to celebrate India's long struggle for freedom from the British. For many desis, an integral part of August 15 includes attending an ...

The Sindhis of Sindh And Beyond

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.04.2017 | World
Tarun Sakhrani

As I sat there with my mouth wide open, and subject to poking, and prodding by a myriad of tools, my dentist tried to distract my attention from the pain. She tried to make polite conversation. Having noticed my last name, she asked if I was Sindhi.

India Celebrates 68 Years Of Independence With Spectacular Festivity

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

India was ablaze with bright colors and spirited with festivity as the country celebrated its 68th Independence Day on Friday. Recently elected Pr...

Sharing Dreams: Reflecting on King, Gandhi, and Jainism at Houston's Rothko Chapel

JAINA | Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion

by Katy Dycus If you have weapons, take them home; if you do not have them, please do not seek to get them. We cannot solve this problem through reta...

Is India's Independece Day A Hindu Holiday?

Vineet Chander | Posted 10.15.2012 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Should India's Independence Day be celebrated in Hindu temples in America? I think so. We can use the day to reflect on identity, on struggle and sacrifice, and on the deeper, spiritual significance of concepts like freedom or independence.

Meet the Amazing Aroon Shivdasani of NYC's Indo-American Arts Council

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Indo-American Arts Council founder and executive director Aroon Shivdasani has lived all over the world but has called New York home for about half he...