JULY 13-15: DISCOURSES; presented by SanaŻtana Dharma Pratis?ht?haŻna on ManiŻs?haŻ Panchakam (Quintet of Conviction) by Swami Sri Brahmarupananda; Vallabh Youth Center, 5801 Lynn Road, Tampa; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every day followed by Mahaprasadam; open to all; for information, call Krishnamurthy Ramakrishna at (813) 930-2444.
JULY 14: SITAR/TABLA CONCERT; sitar and tabla maestro Pandit Nayan Ghosh, tabla solo Ishaan Ghosh and tabla teacher Shankh Lahiri; Hindu Temple of Florida hall, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; tickets start at $25; for information, call (813) 549-9288 or visit www.theshrutifoundation.org
JULY 15: TAMPA BAY RATH YATRA; Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road; festivities start at 9:30 a.m.; for information, call (813) 970-0772 or (813) 267-7660.
JULY 17: Entrepreneur Workshop – The Art of Pitching; organized by TiE Tampa Bay; workshop presented by Andrew Ackerman, managing director at DreamIt Ventures; 2 to 5 p.m. workshop followed by networking/cocktail; USF Connect, 3802 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa; $20; to register, visit tampa.tie.org
JULY 18: ICC SENIORS GET-TOGETHER; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free seminar, lunch and entertainment; no age restriction; for information, call Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172 or (813) 863-3048.
JULY 28: JUST QAWALI; performed by Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; tickets starting at $59 can be purchased at www.bollywoodeventsfl.com; presented by Krish Patel, Satya Shaw and Apna Bazaar; for information, call Krish at (407) 454-3334.
AUG. 19: INDIA INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION; organized by Federation of Indian Associations of Tampa Bay; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; for information, call FIA President Ramnarayanan Mani at (201) 238-4263 or Event Chair Jigisha Desai at (813) 731-7747.
AUG. 19: Grand Chitravina concert; performer is Vishaal R. Sapuram, student of Sangita Kalanidhi Vidwan N. Ravikiran; Hindu Temple of Florida hall, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 5 p.m.; organized by Swaralaya; for information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
AUG. 26: 3rd TAMPA BAY INDIAN MUSIC & DANCE FESTIVAL; presented by Shruti Foundation and India Cultural Center; 2 to 4 p.m. session features Ustad Irshad Khan on sitar, Bharatanatyam dance by Tara Priyadarshini Bikkasani and more; second session from 5 to 9 p.m. by Anup Jalota, king of bhajans and ghazals; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; tickets start at $25; for information, call (813) 435-8086.
SEPT. 14-15: FLORIDA HINDU MATRIMONIAL; Tampa Bay’s first annual matrimonial meet & greet; Embassy Suites by Hilton, 555 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa; for information, call (769) 241-0675 or visit https://flhm.hfssusa.org
JULY 1: HSCF NEW AGE GROUP MEET; July educative seminar (physician Sanjay Reddy will speak on maintaining good colon health) and tea party; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; 1:30 p.m.; chess, playing cards; for details and to RSVP, e-mail email@example.com
JULY 4, 11, 18, 25: AAPI YOGA THERAPY; free; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; for information, call (407) 699-5277 or visit www.hindutempleorlando.org
JULY 7, 14, 21, 28: HEARTFULNESS MEDITATION CLASSES; free; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; 9 to 10 a.m.; for information, call (407) 699-5277 or visit www.hindutempleorlando.org
AUG. 8-12: BHAGAVAD GEETA DISCOURSE; presented by Chinmaya Mission Orlando; chapter 12 discourse conducted by Pujya Swami Swaroopananda; Kaivalya Hall, 1221 Chinmaya Way, Casselberry; 7 to 8 p.m. Aug. 8-11 and 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 12; for information, visit www.chi nmayaorlando.org
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JULY 30-AUG. 5: HINDU HERITAGE YOUTH CAMP; lessons about success according to the Gita, indoor/outdoor games, arts/crafts; $25 per camper ages 6 and above; Shiva Mandir, 3000 N.W. 29th Ave., Oakland Park; register at www.fhosm.org
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