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Introduction to the Upanishads  - Certificate Course

This course introduces the philosophy of the Upanishads in terms of the subject matter and teaching methodology. The course will examine what is the Upanishadic view on concepts such as Brahman, God and the Universe. The teaching methodology used by the Upanishads will also be explained.

(Global Online Delivery - Commencing 2 Apr 2016) 

 

Click to learn more about the course here.

 

 

A PAN is mandatory for every person who is required to file a return, and for those who wish to carry out a financial transaction for which the quoting of PAN is compulsory. An NRI (non-resident Indian) also needs to obtain a PAN if he falls into either of the above categories. The procedure to obtain a PAN is fairly simple and similar across all categories of individuals. However, NRIs need to provide certain documents while applying for a PAN, which are specific to them. 

Article Published in The Economic Times (India)

What is a PAN Card?

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Eknath Giram's distinctive style is expressionist, semi-abstract figurative. His paintings mainly reflect the moods, episodes from the life and times of Krishna.

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For almost 15 years, Eknath C Giram has been painting Krishna and the devotional relationship between Gopis and Krishna.

Overwhelmed by the aspects of the personality of Krishna – like fame, beauty, power, wisdom, love, wealth and renunciation, he has also tried to capture and depict the romantic aspect of the divine relationship between the Gopis and Krishna. 

His works are set in the sites of Vrindavan to depict the moods accordingly, the gopis, the cows, the flowers and the Vrindavan scenes all are about the beauty and love of Krishna.

Featuring calming bright colours, human forms that have an unmistakable tranquility around them and scenery that is muted and extremely subtle, has been painted with a brush that was dipped in divinity and glorious devotion.

 

Event Dates and Timings

Wed 24th to Fri 26th Feb 2016, 11:00am to 7.00pm.

 

 

The National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music

The National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music returns to London on 12th March 2016, for its annual showcase, featuring a modern, classical repertoire of Indian orchestral music. In this concert, Samyo presents inspirations from the rich depth and variety of Indian culture and heritage, with tributes to music, dance, literature, theatre and poetry .

Samyo is the only orchestra of its kind in the world, Read full article 

 

For Tickets and Prices contact : Beck Theatre Event Page

 

Date of Event: 12th March 2016

Time: 7.30pm until 10.00pm

Venue:

The Beck Theatre Grange Road Hayes Middlesex UB3 2UE

Telephone:

020 8561 8371

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Anita will be speaking about why and how Indian dance has continued to endure through changing times.

Sannidhi Dialogues offers a chance for Indian arts enthusiasts, academics and students to engage with artists off-stage to learn more about music, dance and more.  This new series of open talks will feature eminent performing artists and scholars who will talk about their craft, while sharing inspirations and challenges as artists and will also explore history and important stories too. 

The inaugural lecture in the Sannidhi Dialogues series will be given by Dr. Anita R Ratnam.  Anita, based in Chennai (Madras), India, is highly respected as a performer, writer, speaker and arts entrepreneur and culture mentor.  She has been described as an “intersectionist”, whose work weaves the many disciplines of dance, theatre, spoken word, ritual, archaeology, dramaturgy and women’s issues.  Read full article

Event will take place on 25th February 2016

Time 14.30 until 16.00

Admission is Free.

Venue:- The Great Hall, Liverpool Hope University, 17 Shaw Street, L1 6HP

Telephone 0151 291 3949

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(Sannidhi is Milapfest’s Institute for Indian Arts based at Liverpool Hope University)

 

According to the data released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) It seems that religious people from all different faiths are generally happier than those who have "no religion"

 

The report analysed personal data collected over three years, between 2012 and 2015 for more than 300,000 adults in the UK. 

Hindus scored well above the national average.  Christians - of all denominations - were the second happiest, followed by Sikhs and Buddhists. Those who followed these religions were happier than the average person, who scored a happiness rating of 7.38 out of 10.

 

1 Hindus scored a rating of 7.57, 

2 Christians at 7.47,

3 Sikhs with 7.45 and 

4 Buddhist at 7.41.

5 Jews at 7.37 (Falling below national average).

6 Muslims at 7.33.

7 Any other religion at 7.26.  

8 No religion" were  the unhappiest, scoring just 7.22

The Hindustan Marathon is a Unique Opportunity for Runners From all over India to participate in this unique event.

There are different Races which will Take Place Inside The Banner of Hindustan Marathon, Organized by Mr. Sikander Singh Race Day, Which Takes Place On 27th March 2016 is a Series of Five Events.

3km Race

5km Race

10.5 km Race

21 km Race (Half marathon)

42 km Race (Full marathon)

Click here for Entry Rules Fee’s and Eligibility 

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses joy over historic detection of gravitational waves and lauded the role of Indian scientists in the project.

Indian scientists played a crucial role, including in data analysis, in the path-breaking project for the detection of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, which Albert Einstein predicted a century ago.

It’s an unsolved mystery for almost 100 years, the only bit of Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity that's never been proved. 

That is until now!

So what are gravitational waves? 

Simply, they are huge ripples in the fabric of the universe, caused when two huge objects collide with each other, sending out shockwaves which squeeze and stretch the space and time around them.

In his tweet Mr Modi said “Immensely proud that Indian scientists played an important role in this challenging quest,” 

     

Sai Baba of Shirdi (28 September 1835 – 15 October 1918; resided in Shirdi), also known as Shirdi Sai Baba, is an Indian spiritual master who is regarded by his devotees as a saint, fakir, and satguru, according to their individual proclivities and beliefs. He was revered by both his Hindu and Muslim devotees, and during, as well as after, his life it remained uncertain if he was a Hindu or a Muslim. This, however, was of no consequence to Sai Baba.  He stressed the importance of surrender to the true Satguru orMurshid, who, having gone the path to divine consciousness, will lead the disciple through the jungle of spiritual training. 

Sai Baba is worshipped by people around the world. He had no love for perishable things and his sole concern was self-realization. He taught a moral code of love, forgiveness, helping others, charity, contentment, inner peace, and devotion to God and guru. He gave no distinction based on religion or caste. Sai Baba's teaching combined elements of Hinduism and Islam: he gave the Hindu name Dwarakamayi to the mosque in which he lived, practised Muslim rituals, taught using words and figures that drew from both traditions, and was buried in Shirdi. One of his well known epigrams, "Sabka Malik Ek" ("One God governs all"), is associated withHinduism, Islam and Sufism. He also said, "Trust in me and your prayer shall be answered". He always uttered "Allah Malik" ("God is King")

 

Full Article and source : Wikipedia

 

 

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