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A joyous, festive mandala

Ten-year-old Akhash Karthikeyan of Pennant Hills NSW has won this year’s Indian Link Diwali Art Contest in the 8-12 years category. Akhash Karthikeyan: winner of...

A deep love for Tamil and Sanskrit: University of Chicago’s Whitney Cox

Whitney Cox He's a master of Sanskrit and Tamil and is currently translating two of their ancient texts. He has also conducted extensive research on Shaivism and the...

Biggest ever Durga Puja in Sydney: BANSW’s 4-day affair

Early morning drizzles and windy conditions during the start of the recent October long weekend couldn’t dampen the festive mood of the Bengalis in Sydney celebrating theDurga...

Patra: struggles of female artists of South Asian Diaspora, in Melbourne

Reinstating their difference whilst reshaping their sense of belonging five accomplished female artists from the South Asian Diaspora got together to tell their stories in Melbourne, recently. Stage and...

A car rally with multi-faith pitstops: Brisbane tribute to Gandhi

In a unique tribute to Gandhi on his sesquicentenary, a car rally titled Bapu Peace Drive has made its way through Sikh, Muslim and Christian places of...

Keeping Gandhi’s light alight: UNSW Gandhi Jayanti celebrations

The most influential figure in humanity.That’s how Laurie Pearcey, Pro Vice Chancellor of UNSW, chose to describe Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was speaking at...

Gandhi at 150: A photographic tribute, and lessons in relevance:

Indians the world over have marked a special Gandhi Jayanti this year, his 150th Sesquicentennial celebrations have taken the form of talks, discussions, film screenings, stage productions, exhibitions and commemorations.

Gandhi at Jubilee Park, Parramatta: A unique celebration

When the life-size Gandhi statue arrived in Parramatta’s Jubilee Park in November 2018, presented by the Indian government and unveiled by President Ram Nath Kovind, it was quite clear that the spot would become a...

Festive Times: Culturally inclusive Melas

Having just finished with the multiple events to mark a very special Gandhi Jayanti this year – the Mahatma’s sesquicentenary - you could say we are well and truly into our long-drawn...

Gandhiji in Sydney: A photo exhibition in Sydney

It was a wonderful occasion to take some pictures with the birthday boy, Gandhiji. Although there was no cake - it would have been hard to get one to fit 150 candles...