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Hindu Awareness Week

Posted on: April 5th, 2013 by jshah4 1 Comment

The Hindu Students’ Organization is holding Hindu Awareness Week that highlight different aspects of Hinduism throughout the week! Be sure to stop by and learn what it means to be Hindu! And free food…..need I say more?

A preview of each day:
Monday, April 8th: The Hindu Students’ Organization start off Hindu Awareness week by learning about the Sanskars (teachings and traditions) of their culture. They will be in the new Puja room in the Damen Center (room 238) at 12PM for Aarti to paint diyas (the traditional Indian candle).
In the evening (7PM)  -Meet in Simpson MPR for a skit about the 16 rights of passage/stages of life!
Dress code: no sweats!
There will be free food in the evening & this is an open/free event to all university students!

Tuesday, April 9th: Learn about Bhakti (devotion) of the culture through music!
At 7PM in Simpson MPR, come watch students showcase their talents to traditional music and through traditional dance!
Dress code: feel free to wear Indian clothing! No sweats! Jeans acceptable.
Indian snacks will be served!

Wednesday, April 10th: Hindu Students’ Organization celebrates their 10th anniversary as an organization on campus!
A formal dinner at 7:30PM in the Simpson MPR, commemorating their 10th year here at Loyola. Join them as they have alumni and present students describe what HSO has meant to them through the years!
Dress code: Formal (Indian or Western).

Thursday, April 11th: Join Hindu Students Organization as they venture out to the local Hare Krishna Mandir!
They’ll be with the Mandir for Aarti and discussion about the Bhagvad Gita, and then dinner afterwards.
They’ll meet in Simpson MPR at 5PM sharp!

Friday, April 12th: Join the Hindu Students’ Organization as they end Hindu Awareness week by promoting Seva (service) of body and mind.
Starting the day at 8AM, they will meet in the East Quad for early morning yoga.
Meet up with them again at 5PM in the Damen Center (room 283) for the Relay for life activity and then join them in the East Quad to Relay for Life with Loyola!

And in case you forget, or find facebook more accessible, their link on FB is: https://www.facebook.com/events/151298888371046/


…but if it’s not for the learning process, it’s for the free food. I get it- we’re all college students. Maybe you’ll see me there at the event…right next to the samosa!




One Response

  1. Excellent read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was doing some research on that. And he actually bought me lunch as I found it for him smile Thus let me rephrase that: Thanks for lunch! “He who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints.” by Joan Brannon.