Yoga Sangam

Yoga Sangam

Yoga Bharati, a Bay Area non-profit, in collaboration with Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA—a yoga research foundation in India), is celebrating its 10th anniversary and Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birthday with an international conference on yoga....
Bay Area Summer Camps

Bay Area Summer Camps

The Banyan Tree Summer Camps Two weeks of hands-on activity offering a combination of art, music, and gardening in an indoor-outdoor setting. The program is developed with careful research, tailored to each child’s specific needs. Children will learn new techniques to...
The Power of Community

The Power of Community

The sounds of “I am Anna” reverberate even in the United States, even as images of Hazare surrounded by adoring Indian masses at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi linger on, days after Hazare’s 10-day fast in August 2011. Now Indians for Collective Action (ICA), an SF...
Indian Modern, Contemporary Art

Indian Modern, Contemporary Art

Lovers of contemporary Indian art are in for an extraordinary treat with San Jose Museum of Modern Art’s exhibit “Roots in the Air, Branches Below.” The remarkable exhibition was assembled entirely from work found in private collections across the San Francisco Bay...
Food from the Heart

Food from the Heart

I first learned about Akshaya Patra through my close friend and spokesperson for the foundation, Vithika Agarwal. When Agarwal got married, she asked her friends all over the world to contribute to Akshaya Patra in lieu of wedding gifts. I was touched by her...