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  WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA CELEBRATES NAVRATRI, DIWALI


By NITISH S. RELE - editor@khaasbaat.com

Festivities galore! That's the best way to describe the ongoing and upcoming Navratri and Diwali activities this year. Here are just a few of the numerous events scheduled in the West Central Florida area:
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ORLANDO SCIENCE CENTER BEGINS SHOWING 'MYSTIC INDIA'



“Mystic India” is being shown at the Orlando Science Center.
By NITISH S. RELE editor@khaasbaat.com

The folks at the Orlando Science Center are bustling with excitement.  

The reason? Well, the center has begun showing “Mystic India: an Incredible Journey of Inspiration” at its CineDome. The 45-minute film, a presentation of BAPS Care International, will be shown daily at the center.
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Pallavi Patel treats a patient at the USF Pediatric Care Center in Tampa.
PATEL IS BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR
By NITISH S. RELE - editor@khaasbaat.com

Add another feather in Pallavi Patel’s cap.

The Tampa, Florida-based philanthropist recently picked the 2005 BusinessWoman of the Year honor from Tampa Bay Business Journal. She was selected from seven business female leaders in as many categories. Patel also was winner in the international category.


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THE MANIPULATION OF RHYTHM AND MELODY SUPHALA TAKES TABLA TO A NEW LEVEL WITH HER MESMERIZING HANDS
By NITISH S. RELE - editor@khaasbaat.com

“It is not often that you meet someone as beautiful inside and out as Suphala. It is less often that you meet them sitting next to Salman Rushdie. But it is even less often that they turn out to be Zakir Hussain’s number one tabla student, and willing to share their musical genius with you at a recording studio three days later. Despite the infinitesimal chances of this happening, it did, and I think of it as nothing short of a miracle. Ladies and gentleman … Suphala!” – Sean Lennon.


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Seniors Section and Retirement Planning
Bijan Mohseni of the Business Planning Group of Tampa offers advice on retirement planning and get answeres to all your retirement questions from Harikrishna Majmundar of California, author of “Mapping the Maze: A Guide to Welfare for Elderly Immigrants.” He has advised several hundred welfare applicants in Khaasbaat's new section on seniors
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Inside
Get more in the upcoming events sections, youth higlights, health updates and read book reviews in this edition of Khaasbaat.
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BOLLYWOOD
HINDI MOVIE RELEASES EXPECTED THIS MONTH
By SHEPHALI J. RELE



Anupam Kher and Urmila Matondkar star in “Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara.”
“Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara”: Starring Anupam Kher, Urmila Matondkar, Waheeda Rehman, Prem Chopra, Boman Irani; directed by Jahnu Barua; music by Bappi Lahiri.

Directed by national award winner Jahnu Barua, known for Assamese cinema, this film tells the story of a retired man, Professor Uttam Chaudhary, played by Anupam Kher, who lives with his grown daughter and young son. He suffers from periods of forgetfulness and memory loss.
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RELIGION
WISDOM OF THE ‘YOGA VASISTHA’
By SWAMI SURYADEVANANDA

This is part of a series of articles on the “Wisdom of the Yoga Vasistha.” We attempt to bring to the surface the embedded wisdom, which can be applied to one’s everyday life. The expressions of the writer will be contemporary, truths are eternal but the method of _expression will be conversational. We will move in and out of the story to bring subtle points to the forefront. It is not a scholarly approach but will be shared as a story and discussion in the hopes of involving the readers in the joint venture of mutual exploration.
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TECHNO CORNER
By ARUN MARBALLI

Over the last six months, we have addressed the numerous safeguards and protective measures that we need to put in place to make for a safe and trouble-free computing experience. We went from an examination of steps for maintaining the operating system to using antivirus software, using routers and firewalls, carrying out backups, defensive computing, employing smart password strategies as well as reviewing the level of physical protection required for the computers. Given the width of coverage, I would like to devote this column to recapping all the ideas that we touched upon thus far.
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