Musical Journey for Murugan Temple continues

Staff Reporter A cross-section of the Sub-Continent communities resident in Auckland will get together to present an evening of entertainment in aid of the fast-progressing Thirumurugan Temple in Otahuhu. The Programme, scheduled to be held on Saturday, February 21 at the Auckland Normal Intermediate School Hall (Poronui Street, Mt Eden) will be the 2015 edition of the Musical Journey that…

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Shankar Jaikishan melodies live in Auckland

Staff Reporter Lover of good, melodious and meaningful Hindi songs of yesteryears can expect an enjoyable evening as one of the most promising shows gets going in Auckland. Mt Roskill based Swar Sadhana Academy of Indian Music is organising the event on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls Grammar School. Titled, ‘Zindagi Ik Safar Hai Suhana,’…

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The God for Auspicious Beginning attracts all

Nitin Kumar Before he began Creation Brahma, unable to command unruly ‘Ganas’ (cosmic elements), ‘Pramatha’ (the Innumerable), ‘Bhuta’ (the Unfathomable), ‘Yaksha’ (the Unending) and ‘Rakshasa’ (the Imperishable), invoked Ganesha for containing them. Ganesha complied, helping Brahma to create out of Innumerable, Unfathomable, Unending and Imperishable, a world that was numbered, spanned, born to die, and decayed. Divine Invocation Lord Ganesha…

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Spontaneity brings joy in life

Model of the Fortnight Spontaneity develops positive factors in people, making them responsive to events and circumstances, as it has done to Vandhana (aka Dana) Naidu, our First Model of the Fortnight for the New Year. “I am a highly spontaneous individual and this has made my journey in life very enjoyable and I have had experiences that have helped…

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The Master pursues excellence in ancient art

Our People: Kalaichchelvi Uthayakumaran Riti Sharma Bharata Natyam is one of the most popular classical and traditional dances of India, originating from Tamil Nadu. This dance form denotes various 19th and 20th century reconstructions of ‘Sadir,’ the art of temple dancers called ‘Devadasis.’ Bharata Natyam is known for its grace, purity, tenderness and poses. Lord Shiva is looked upon as…

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Takanini Health Clinic a boon

Staff Reporter Residents of the South Auckland suburb of Takanini who are patients of the East Tamaki Health Care (EHTC) received a ‘new blessing’ with the opening of the Takanini Medical Centre last month. Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga inaugurated the new facility on December 5, 2014 in the presence of EHTC Founder-Chairman Dr Kantilal Patel, Directors Ranjna Patel…

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