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Festivals and Holy days abound for Hindus. Every day is a day to celebrate! Here are summaries for the festivals and holy days that we typically celebrate during the academic year at Yale University. Makara Sankranti
Connecticut is home to a number of Hindu temples and associations. Their sacred spaces offer the opportunity for daily ritual practice as well as classes in meditation, yoga, text study, language and dance. Families congregate to celebrate Hindu festivals. Several venues also offer space for...
Text study is an important component of spiritual inquiry. This list, which is by no means complete, was compiled in answer to the question of “What can I read to help me to understand Hinduism?” Starred books offer an introduction. Others delve into the philosophy on a deeper level either in...
The following websites offer excellent resources on Hinduism and Indian culture suitable for beginners as well as those further on in their spiritual inquiry.   Please note that this list offers merely a starting point.   www.avsrinivasan.com - Local Connecticut author and leader in the Hindu...
These are a few of the growing number of organizations at Yale celebrating Hinduism and South Asian culture   Student Groups   Yale Hindu Students Council (HSC) - The Yale Hindu Students Council is an undergraduate student organization aiming to foster an environment of Hindu spirituality through...
Have a hankering for something spicy? Would a cup of chai soothe your winter blues? From crisp masala dosas to rich and creamy curries New Haven’s Indian restaurants offer an array of delicacies from the subcontinent. If the goal is replicating your favorite curry from home then grab your...
New Haven is a quick ride into to New York City which offers a variety of South Asian clothing stores. Additionally many shoppers are now able to find clothes online. However Connecticut is home to the following South Asian clothing shop, located in the Hartford area.     Fashion and More Boutique...