Entries by Shiv Dhage

Diwali Celebration in Ames, Iowa – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at Iowa State University, 11/17/19: Iowa State Hindu YUVA put up 3 stalls at the Diwali celebration hosted by Indian Students Association. The first stall had Indian games such as marbles and ashta chamma. The second stall was a “ask me anything stall”. People could come up to the stall and ask about […]

Festival of Lights: Diwali and Hanukkah in Columbia, Ohio – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at Ohio State University, 11/16/19: A collaborative event with Hillel OSU to celebrate both the Hindu festival of Diwali alongside the Jewish holiday of Hanukhah. The event featured cultural performances from both cultures including dancing and singing, presentations and interspersed talks on the two different festivals as well as delicious cultural food!

Resume Critique Workshop in Hayward, California – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at California State University, East Bay, 11/16/19: We organized a resume critique event where the guest speaker enlightened students on resume building, networking, getting internships and the competitive job market. Also, the Chief guest gave a critique of the students’ resumes one on one. In total, there were 70 attendees.

Light the Night in Bloomington, Illinois – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at Illinois Wesleyan University, 12/5/19: “Light the Night” is an on-campus multicultural celebration of the season of light to celebrate the stories, songs, and meanings of various traditions and winter holidays – as well as what they mean to IWU students. Hindu Yuva participated in this event by sharing experiences regarding Diwali and the […]

Games and Yoga Night in New York – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at Columbia University, 11/8/19: An evening filled with playing indoor games, learning beginner yoga and the importance of incorporating Pranayam in daily life. It was an opportunity to join the Hindu Yuva student body and to meet Hindu Yuva coordinators. The event was followed by Indian snacks and was the first time Hindu […]

First Hindu YUVA meeting in Bloomington, Illinois – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at Illinois Wesleyan University, 11/8/19: Hindu YUVA IWU had its first-ever meeting on November 8th, 2019. With a starting Sankhya of 6 people, we had a discussion followed by a presentation. Our goal is to meet up twice a month for the next semester and start each meeting with Pranayam.

South West YUVA Sangam in Texas – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA – South West Region, 11/8/19: On November 8, 2019, Yuvas from all across the Southwest Sambhag gathered in Indian Trails Ranch for a Yuva Sangam. Hindu YUVA at The University of Houston, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M University, and University of […]

Speaker on Campus in Austin, Texas – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at The University of Texas at Austin, 11/4/2019: Dr. Dilip Amin, the author of the book Interfaith Marriage, visited UT Austin. He talked on his studies about interfaith marriages, the foundation, and potential legal and social issues. He also presented several case studies based on his experience in guiding them. Overall, the talk […]

Diwali Milan in Hayward, California – Fall 2019

Hindu YUVA at California State University, East Bay, 10/26/2019: The Hindu Yuva Team at CSUEB arranged a Diwali Milan on 26th October 2019 from 6 PM to 9 PM at UU 311(Above Taco bell), CSUEB. We performed Laxmi Pooja, followed by a performance by professionals (Bharatnatyam and Indian classical singing) and Hindu Yuva Team members. […]