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October 14, 2006
"Portrayal of Hinduism in America"
Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago (Lemont Temple)
10915 Lemont Rd.
Chicago, IL 60439
For info: Prasad Yalamanchi
(630) 359-5041
Saturday, October 14, 2006 4:00 - 5:30 pm
During this special lecture by Janeshwari Devi, Director of Programs for Vedic Foundation you will discover:
What misinformation Hindu youth are being taught about India & Hinduism in school
Sources of wrong information about India & Hinduism
Challenges faced by Hindu youth living in America
Strategic plan to correct misconceptions about India and Hinduism in education system and the media
August 20, 2006
“What Makes Hinduism Great?” Series, Part IV
Essence and Theme of Bhartiya Scriptures
Ganesh Temple
45-57 Bowne Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Sunday, August 20th
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Dr. Chirag Patel, Director of Research will speak about the vast collection of Bhartiya scriptures which present a systematic line of teachings and relate to every class of people of the world from an ordinary worldly person to a highly evolved soul deeply longing to meet God.  This seminar will elucidate the underlying theme of prime scriptures such as the Vedas, the Upnishads, the Gita and describe the easiest path to God realization as revealed in them. 
August 13, 2006
Hindu Society of North Carolina
309 Aviation Parkway
Morrisville (Raleigh), NC 27560
Participate in the Indian Independence Day festivities and meet
Vedic Foundation Community Representatives
Ashwatthama & Madhu Sharma at the VF booth from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
For info: (336) 643-0578 or (919) 481-2574
August 12 & 13, 2006
14th Festival of India 
Hosted by Federal of Indian Associations
39439 Paseo Padre Parkway
Fremont, CA  94538
Visit us at Booth #29
Meet Vedic Foundation community representatives Madan & Haritha Joshi
Info:  Madan Joshi (408) 656-4879

July 29, 2006
“What Makes Hinduism Great?”
Learn about "The Authentic Teachings of Hinduism" during this seminar.
Hosted by: Hindu Temple of Northern Nevada
Venue: Reno Buddish Church (Lower Level)

820 Plumas St.
Reno, NV 89509
Saturday, July 29th6:30 - 8:30 pm
Dr. Patel’s immense interest in Hindu philosophy and Indian history has inspired him to deeply study Hindu scriptures and Indian history for the last 14 years. He has conducted seminars and study courses on these topics in NY, NJ and Texas. He played a major role in the textbook reform initiative in California. Dr. Patel is a research scientist at the
IBM Watson Research Center.

July 26, 2006
“What Makes Hinduism Great?”
Learn about "The Authentic Teachings of Hinduism" during this seminar.
Sunnyvale Hindu Temple
420-450 Persian Dr.

Sunnyvale, CA 94086
 
Wednesday, July 26th
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Dr. Patel's immense interest in Hindu philosophy and Indian history has inspired him to deeply study Hindu scriptures and Indian history for the last 14 years. He has conducted seminars and study courses on these topics throughout the U.S.

July 2, 2006
“What Makes Hinduism Great?”
Learn about "The Authentic Teachings of Hinduism" during this seminar.
Hindu Temple of San Antonio
18518 bandera Rd.

San Antonio, TX 78023

Sunday, July 2nd11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Dr. Patel’s immense interest in Hindu philosophy and Indian history has inspired him to deeply study Hindu scriptures and Indian history for the last 14 years. He has conducted seminars and study courses on these topics in NY, NJ and Texas. He played a major role in the textbook reform initiative in California. Dr. Patel is a research scientist at the
IBM Watson Research Center.

July 8-10, 2006
“Textbook Reform – California and Beyond”
WAVES Conference (World Association for Vedic Studies)
University of Houston
Houston, TX
Janeshwari Devi’s presentation at the conference (date and time to be announced) will focus on lessons learned during the California textbook reform initiative and present a strategic plan for how to approach school officials while attempting to avoid the controversy that plagued the California adoption process.  Presentation would highlight the many options available to correct the portrayal of Hinduism in the classroom.

April 12, 2006
“The Greatness of Hinduism”
Hindu Student’s Council
University of Texas, Austin
Experimental Science Building, Room 137
Austin, TX 
Wednesday, April 12th
7:00-9:00 pm
Janeshwari Devi will speak about the tenets of Hinduism as described in the Hindu scriptures and compares it with what is taught in schools throughout U.S. about Hinduism.

January 14, 2006
Textbook Reform Initiative
Hindu Students Council Regional Conference
Barsana Dham Retreat Center
Austin, TX
Saturday, January 14, 2006 • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Janeshwari Devi, Director of Programs at the Vedic Foundation discussed the efforts of the foundation of correct the inaccurate, unbalanced and derogatory portrayal of Indian history and culture and Hinduism in the 6th grade textbooks which have been adopted for use in California schools for the next 6 years.


2005 Events

October 12, 2005
Reforming the Portrayal of India & Hinduism in U.S. K-12 Textbooks
Columbia University Russell Hall (Library) Room 305
Sponsored by: South Asian Voices for Education
Wednesday, October 12, 2005
7:00-8:30 pm
Dr. Chirag Patel, Director of Research at The Vedic Foundation will focus on how educators, teachers, curriculum developers, and activists can play a significant role in reforming the education that students receive during their formative years.
October 5, 2005
Correcting the Ancient History of India
Montclair State University, Dickson Hall (Room 271)
Guest Lecture in Graduate Class titled "New Interpretations in History"
Wednesday, October 5, 2005
6:00-8:00 pm
August 13-15, 2005
Dharm Summit 2005
Rutgers University, Student Center,
Multi-Purpose Conference Room
126 College Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Chirag Patel, Ph.D. and Janeshwari Devi from Vedic Foundation will participate in a panel discussion on Sunday, August 14, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Biased and Distorted Views of Dharm in Schools, Colleges and in the Media
For more info: http://www.hicad.us/Dharma_Summit_2005.htm
August 13-14, 2005
Federation of Indo Americans
Festival of India
Saturday, August 13, 2005 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday, August 13 & 14, 2005 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
39439 Paseo Padre Parkway (Corner of Paseo Padre & Walnut Ave.)
Fremont, CA
http://www.fiaonline.org/index.php
July 24, 2005
Hindu Sangathan Divas
Sunday, July 24, 2005
4:00 - 7:00 pm
Walter Crowley School
50-40 Jacobus St.
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Dr. Chirag Patel from Vedic Foundation will speak on "Reclaiming the Greatness of Hinduism". Many leaders of the Hindu community will speak on variety of topics related to state of Hindus and Hinduism around the world.
July 1-3, 2005
Telugu Association of North America 15th Annual Conference
Cobo Exhibition Conference Center
Detroit, MI
June 15-19, 2005
American Physicians of Indian Origin Conference
Hilton Americas
1600 Lamar Blvd., Houston, TX 77010
 

2004 Events

September 4-5, 2004 Sat: 9:00 am 8:00 pm Sun: 8:00 am 8:00 pm
3rd Annual World Kannada Conference
Gaylord Palms Convention Center
International Drive Orlanda, FL
August 15, 2004 10:00 am 7:00 pm
India Fest 2004
Houston Farm & Ranch
1 Albercrombie St. Houston, TX
August 14-15, 2004 Sat.: 9:00 am 8:00 pm Sun.: 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Festival of India Federation of Indian Associations
39439 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA
August 14, 2004 5:30 pm - midnight
Anand Bazaar India Association of North Texas
Lone Star Park
Grand Prarie (Dallas), TX
August 14-15, 2004 11:00 AM-10:00 PM
Indian American Festival
Sri Venkateswara Temple (Balaji Mandir) & Community Center
780 Old Farm Rd. Bridgewater, NJ 08807
July 3-4, 2004
American Telegu Association Annual Convention
Rosemont Convention Center
Chicago, IL
June 23-27, 2004
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Annual Convention Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, CA
June 5-6, 2004
Raritan Center,
Edison, NJ
May 22-23, 2004
Santa Clara Fairgrounds,
San Jose, CA 
 
2003 - 2006, The Vedic Foundation