Navratri Program - Shlokas
This year, Navratri spans from October 17 until October 24, with Vijaya Dashami and Dusserah on October 25. NBHC and NBIAA are jointly presenting a daily program. There will be nightly chanting from 6 to 7:15 PM from October 17 - 24. Our feature programs include the NBIAA Garba on Saturday, October 17; NBHC Bhajan on Friday, October 23; and NBHC Navratri cultural show on Sunday, October 24. Please reference the files below for the chanting sessions. More info will be shared on our blog.
WATCH: Navratri Symbolism by Sujatha Ramdas
Navratri, Vijaya Dashami and Dusserah are beautifully explained in all of their rich significance and symbolism through the inimitable style of Sujatha Ramdas.
WATCH: Good Living Practices
October 4, 2020 GLP: Balanced Emotions + Active Awareness = Calm Mind. GLP is an interactive session that explains how the sciences of yoga and ayurveda may be applied to our lives to achieve optimal health and happiness. More info here.
GROWING UP HINDU IN AMERICA
RECLAIMING OUR IDENTITY
Sunday, November 10, 2019
What does it mean to be Hindu?
What is the history of Hinduism in America?
How do we reclaim our identity?
This talk leads up to the ultimate resolve moving forward, which is to reclaim our Hindu identity and outlines a foundation to achieve this.
Ultimately, the goal is take this diverse knowledge, apply it practically to our lives and move forward with a unified vision of Hinduism. Watch the first session above.
WATCH: Virtual Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations
We pray to Lord Ganesha on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. NBHC presents a program featinguring bhajans, songs, dance and story of Ganesha. Presented on Saturday, August 22, 2020.
WATCH: Virtual Ram Navami Bhajan + Puja
PERFORM RAM PUJA AT HOME
THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2020 AS WE PERFORMED A BHAJAN AND PUJA IN HONOR OF THE BIRTH OF LORD RAMA. GIVEN THE SHELTER-AT-PLACE ORDINANCE, WE HAVE MADE THE RECORDING AVAILABLE ABOVE. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO USE THE VIDEO ABOVE AND THE BOOKLET BELOW AS A GUIDE TO PERFORM YOUR OWN RAM PUJA AT HOME, AT YOUR CONVENIENCE.
Download our program booklet for lyrics and puja materials:
WATCH: Ganesha Symbolism by Sujatha Ramdas
Everything you need to know about Ganesha
WATCH: Virtual Krishna Janmasthami Celebrations
The North Bay Hindu Center held its Krishna Janmasthami program virtually on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 5PM on Facebook Premiere. The program featured 20 of our own members singing (chanting, bhajan, regional / classical) and dancing (bharatnatyam, odissi, kathak, kuchipudi). Pandit Chandrasekhara Sharma also performed a Krishna puja.
GANESH VISARJAN 2019