Sadhana December Salon
Dec
15
2:00 PM14:00

Sadhana December Salon


Please join Sadhana's New York City chapter at at our last Sadhana Salon of 2018 on Saturday, December 15th.

Sadhana Salons are gatherings where we discuss Sadhana's work and explore a topic relevant to our mission. 

We have a new location for our December Salon, and a very special guest speaker. 

Location: Ma Yogashakti Ashram, South Ozone Park, Queens
Guest Speaker: Mokshapriya, Spiritual Advisor at Ma Yogashakti Ashram
Topic: World Peace and the Empowerment of Youth

Please RSVP to info@sadhana.org. 

A vegetarian lunch will be served; potluck contributions are welcome but not required! 
Please tell us in your RSVP if you will be contributing the potluck.

We hope you will join us!

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Sadhana Holiday Satsangh
Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

Sadhana Holiday Satsangh


Please join us and our magnificent Co-Sponsors for Sadhana's Interfaith Holiday Satsangh:

Interfaith Center of NY
MICAH Faith Institute
Muslims for Progressive Values
The Clergy Campaign for Social & Economic Justice
Jewish Voice for Peace - NYC
Caribbean Equality Project
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST)
The John Mercer Langston Institute

Sadhana Satsangs are Hindu worship gatherings which are egalitarian and earth-honoring. For this special interfaith Satsangh, we will have a small puja (Hindu worship ritual) and prayers and songs from all our diverse traditions. We will share reflections about the true meanings of the holy days of the season -- including Christmas, Hannukah and Kwaanza. We will also have kirtan, meditation, discussion and light prasad (food which has been blessed by the divine).

Our prayers, meditations, bhajans and discourses may be led by individuals of any race, caste, gender, sexual orientation, and age. Each Satsangh focuses theme related to our mission.

This Satsangh is a chance for us to come together and reflect on what the holiday season means to all of us, and to pray for peace in 2019.

All are welcome!

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Brooklyn Celebrates Diwali!
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Brooklyn Celebrates Diwali!

Sadhana and ISKCON NY, in partnership Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, the NYC Commission on Human Rights and the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs invite one and all to a Diwali celebration and reflection. Sunny Jain, founder and dhol player of of the Brooklyn band Red Baraat, will share a Jain prayer and perform.

This event is free of charge, but we ask you to register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/diwali-celebration-at-brooklyn-borough-hall-tickets-51341728492

The theme of the gathering is a mantra from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad:

Tamaso ma jyotir gamaya
(Lead me from darkness to light)

Diwali is a time when Hindus around the world celebrate the victory of good over evil, and light over darkness.

Our Brooklyn Diwali gathering will be a beautiful interfaith celebration and reflection on the battle between good and evil that is taking place all around us in our city, and within each of us. We will celebrate our unity and abundance, and we will pray for the wisdom for good judgement and discernment, and the courage to stay on the righteous path of dharma, truth and justice.

Hindu and interfaith leaders, and local elected officials will share prayers and Diwali messages of unity. We will also have cultural performances and delicious Indian snacks and refreshments.

To request an assistive listening device, interpretation, or another accommodation, please email Widad Hassan at whassan@cchr.nyc.gov by November 7th, 2018.

**Wheelchair accessible entrance on Adams Street

The gathering is co-sponsored by:
- Brooklyn Ganesh Temple
- Bhavaanee Maa Mandir Inc.
- Shri Maha Kali Devi Mandir
- The Office of Borough President Eric L. Adams
- NYC Commission on Human Rights
- NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs
- Caribbean Equality Project

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Project Prithvi Final Beach Cleanup of 2018
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi Final Beach Cleanup of 2018

  • Joseph Addabbo Memorial Bridge (map)
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Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

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Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi Beach Cleanup

Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

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Sadhana NYC Salon
Sep
21
7:30 PM19:30

Sadhana NYC Salon

Please join Sadhana's New York City chapter at at our first Sadhana Salon of the fall season on Friday, September 21st! Sadhana Salons are gatherings where we discuss Sadhana's work and explore a topic relevant to our mission. Short readings are assigned before each Salon.

The topic of this upcoming Salon is Pitru Paksha, an auspicious and reflective time when Hindus remember their ancestors and all who shape and guide their lives.

Please RSVP to info@sadhana.org to receive the readings assigned and other details. Exact location TBD.

Dinner will be served; potluck contributions are welcome, but not required. We hope you will join us!

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Sep
1
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi Beach Cleanups

  • Joseph Addabbo Memorial Bridge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

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Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi Beach Cleanups

Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

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Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi Beach Cleanup

Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

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Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi June Cleanup

Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/166991393969809/

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Jun
23
9:30 AM09:30

March on Washington: Poor People's Campaign

SADHANA BOARD MEMBER UDIT THAKUR WILL BE REPRESENTING US AT THIS NATIONAL RALLY AND MARCH IN WASHINGTON, DC. SADHANA IS THE FIRST HINDU ORGANIZATION TO JOIN THE POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN, CONTINUING THE LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. PLEASE JOIN US. CONTACT INFO@SADHANA.ORG FOR INFORMATION ABOUT BUSES FROM YOUR CITY TO WASHINGTON, DC.

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Jun
12
7:30 PM19:30

Sadhana Satsangh

  • First Unitarian Congregational Society, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our Satsanghs are monthly Hindu religious services where all rituals and activities are egalitarian and environmentally friendly. Our prayers, meditations, bhajans, pujas and discourses may be led by individuals of any race, caste, gender, sexual orientation, and age.

Our Satsanghs at FUUB will take place from 7-8:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month, beginning  February 13th and running through June. To RSVP, or if you would like to host a Satsangh in your own city, please contact Sadhana board member Sunita Viswanath at sunita@sunitav.net.

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Jun
4
7:00 PM19:00

Sadhana Salon: "Our Spiritual Sadhana"

What are the spiritual foundations/practices which root our practice of Hinduism? How can we deepen our spiritual sadhana together to reinforce our work together in Sadhana?

Sadhana Salons are our new community gatherings, in which we will collectively explore the substance of progressive Hinduism. Each month you are invited to an intimate, open-minded, open-hearted discussion in which we will dig into the issues, challenges, and opportunities of Sadhana's work, with suggested readings assigned beforehand. Our salons will allow us to cultivate a deeper understanding of Sadhana's mission, as we co-create an active, compassionate space of contemplation-in-action.

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Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi Beach Cleanup

Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

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May
21
7:00 PM19:00

Sadhana Salon: "Caste as Reality and State of Mind"

A discussion of our understanding of caste in the debate between Gandhi and Ambedkar. How can we deepen our anti-caste work today?

Sadhana Salons are our new community gatherings, in which we will collectively explore the substance of progressive Hinduism. Each month you are invited to an intimate, open-minded, open-hearted discussion in which we will dig into the issues, challenges, and opportunities of Sadhana's work, with suggested readings assigned beforehand. Our salons will allow us to cultivate a deeper understanding of Sadhana's mission, as we co-create an active, compassionate space of contemplation-in-action.

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May
8
7:30 PM19:30

Sadhana Satsangh

  • First Unitarian Congregational Society, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our Satsanghs are monthly Hindu religious services where all rituals and activities are egalitarian and environmentally friendly. Our prayers, meditations, bhajans, pujas and discourses may be led by individuals of any race, caste, gender, sexual orientation, and age.

Our Satsanghs at FUUB will take place from 7-8:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month, beginning  February 13th and running through June. To RSVP, or if you would like to host a Satsangh in your own city, please contact Sadhana board member Sunita Viswanath at sunita@sunitav.net.

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May
6
3:00 PM15:00

Spring Chai and Snacks

Sadhana's Chicago chapter is having its spring social event! Priya and her partner Rebecca invite you to enjoy chai and snacks at their home in Wicker Park on Sunday, May 6th. We'll also have the opportunity to meet Priya's mother, Hersh Khetarpal Ji, one of the first and only Hindu female pandits in the US. Hersh Ji runs an ashram named Yog Sadhan Ashram in west Chicago. She will have a conversation with us about what her faith has meant for her and the promise of progressive Hinduism.

Everyone is invited! Feel free to bring friends, partners, etc. Snacks to share are always appreciated.

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May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Project Prithvi Beach Cleanups

Take Belt Pkwy to Exit 17S (Crossbay Blvd). Meeting Point: Western parking lot near red brick gazebo structure. Free parking in lot!

Volunteer hour verification will be provided to students upon request. Gloves, garbage bags, pickers will be provided. Light lunch will be served. To register, contact Aminta Kilawan-Narine at ackilawan@gmail.com

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