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E-Board Applications - Due February 16!
February 1, 2014
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Are you interested in helping us coordinate events like Garba, Diwali Puja and Dinner, Sewa, discussions, Holi and much more? Being on the HSC E-board gives you a chance to further your interest in HSC, and at the same time learn how we work behind the scenes. Students of every level of involvement are encouraged to apply.

Check out the promo video below:

The application and directions can be found here. We will e-mail you upon receipt of your application. The application deadline is Sunday, February 16 at 11:59 pm.

Raas Leela 2013!
September 25, 2013
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BU Hindu Students' Council presents Boston's FIRST and FINEST Garba of the year! Get ready to break out your Indian clothes and dance the night away!

Complimentary samosas and pakoras will be served throughout the night! Also don't expect anything less than the best LIVE band-- Sargam Ki Shyam will be there all night to provide live music!

Tickets are being sold online this week and at the door for $12.50 on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite. We do not accept cash at the door, only credit and debit.

Doors open at 7:30 PM, so get there early (if you want free food)!

Welcome back - Ganesh Puja 2013!
September 17, 2013
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Welcome the new school year with BU Hindu Students Council's Ganesh Puja and receive blessings as we honor the god of wisdom and good fortune, this Saturday at 4 PM in room 906 in the Photonics Center.

Pundit Saxenaji will be leading us all during this ceremony and we will have our own moortis to follow along and do Abhishek on.

All are welcomed to bring their textbooks, notebooks, lucky pen/pencil, and any other study material that they might want to place in front of Ganesha.

Holi 2013!
March 27, 2013
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The time is finally here everyone--HOLI !

Holi is the celebration of the beginning of Spring and friendship. In India, thousands of people pour onto the streets wearing all white and throw colored powder and scented water on others. It is a time of joy and great excitement, exemplifying friendship, and love.

There will be TONS of FREE colored powders, water games, FOOD, music and of course, FUN! Also look out for a big surprise from HSC for all its fans :)

The event will take place on Saturday, April 20th from 2-4 PM on Cummington St Mall (behind Warren Towers).

So come out with ALL of your friends and help Boston University Hindu Students Council spread the happiness and cheer that comes from the "Festival of Colors".

Navratri Aarti!
October 15, 2012
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Come join BU HSC for Navratri Aarti all the nights to celebrate this festive occasion! This will be very short, and there will be prasad afterward!

All aartis will be at 8 pm, at the following locations:

Tues 10/16: Hartman Room, Basement of School of Theology
Wed 10/17: Hartman Room, Basement of School of Theology
Thurs 10/18: Room 325, School of Theology
Fri 10/19: Hartman Room, Basement of School of Theology
Sat 10/20: Thurman Room, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Sun 10/21: Thurman Room, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Mon 10/22: Hartman Room, Basement of School of Theology
Tues 10/23: Hartman Room, Basement of School of Theology

We hope that you will be able to join us at these nights!

BU HSC presents RAAS LEELA 2012!
September 26, 2012
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Join BU HSC on Saturday, October 6th, as we have Boston's BIGGEST and BEST Garba! The Garba will be in the Metcalf Ballroom, 775 Commonwealth Avenue at 8 pm, and doors open at 7:30 pm.

Light Refreshments will be served on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to arrive early for complimentary Indian cuisine!

Also don't expect anything less than the best LIVE band-- Sargam Ki Shyam will be there all night to provide live music!

Tickets will be sold at the GSU link from Monday, October 1st to Friday, October 5th-- $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

Also, BU Fatakada will be holding a Garba Raas workshop Thursday October 4th at SAC gym from 6-7 pm. Bring your friends and learn first-hand all the in's and outs of garba/raas by the Pros themselves!

GET PUMPEED GUYS!!! Can't wait to see everyone there! RSVP on the Facebook Event.

BU HSC presents Saraswati Puja 2012!
April 24, 2012
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Join BU HSC on Saturday, April 28th, as we conduct our bi-annual Saraswati Puja in the basement of the School of Theology from 1:45 - 3:00 pm.

Pandit Saxenaji will be there to guide everyone through their own individual pujas and will explain the significance of the rituals taking place.

Come out to end your year off the right way and to get blessings before Finals! We all know we could use them!

BU HSC presents HOLI 2012!
March 31, 2012
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Holi is the celebration of the beginning of Spring and friendship. In India, thousands of people pour onto the streets wearing all white and throw colored powder and scented water on others. It is a time of joy and great excitement, exemplifying friendship, and love.

This year's Holi will be at the BU Beach on Saturday, April 14. The fun begins at 12:30 pm and continues on until 3:30 pm. There will be TONS of colored powders, water balloons, FREE FOOD, music and of course, FUN!

So come out with ALL of your friends and help Boston University Hindu Students Council spread the happiness and cheer that comes from the "Festival of Colors." See you all then!

E-Board Applications - Due March 17!
March 11, 2012
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Are you interested in helping us coordinate events like Garba, Diwali Puja and Dinner, Sewa, discussions, Holi and much more? Being on the HSC E-board gives you a chance to further your interest in HSC, and at the same time learn how we work behind the scenes. Students of every level of involvement are encouraged to apply.

The application and directions can be found here. We will e-mail you upon receipt of your application. The application deadline has been extended to Saturday, March 17 at 11:59 pm. We hope that this will give people ample time to complete the application.

Maha Shivratri Puja
February 18, 2012
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Join HSC in celebrating Shivratri (the great night of Shiva), on February 25th at 4 pm at School of Theology Room 325.

At the ceremony, you will be able to conduct your own pujas with the help of Pundit Saxena. Feel free to bring all your friends to this joyous and fulfilling event. It is open to people of all backgrounds and faiths.

Please also check out the Facebook page for more details, and we hope to see you all there!

General Meeting
February 9, 2012
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Welcome back everyone to campus, and we hope you had a good, restful break!

We are going to have our General Meeting this semester on Wednesday, February 15th at 8 pm in CAS 313. We will have games and prizes, and also talk about the various events we have planned for the rest of the semester, including Shivratri Puja, Holi, Temple Trip, and lots more! Bring your friends and we hope to see you all there.

Diwali Celebrations
October 23, 2011
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We will be hosting two events in order to celebrate Diwali this year!

Diwali Puja
Join BU HSC for Diwali Puja on Friday, October 28, at 6 pm in the basement of the School of the Theology. Pandit Saxenaji will be present to guide us all through our very own pujas! Join us as we celebrate the Festival of Lights and usher in the new year!


Diwali Dinner
Come out to our yearly dinner on Sunday, November 6, at 5:30 pm in Photonics 906 (Colloquium Room). We will first have bhajans and learn more about Diwali. This will be followed by catered Indian food! So bring all your friends!

RAAS LEELA 2011!
September 29, 2011
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Boston University Hindu Students Council Presents: RAAS LEELA 2011
A Night of Live Music: Garba, Raas, and Bhangra

Don't miss out on Boston's BIGGEST and BEST Garba!

Light Refreshments will be served on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to arrive early for complimentary samosas and pakoras!

Also don't expect anything less than the best live band-- Sargam Ki Shyam will be there all night to provide live music!

Tickets will be sold at the GSU link from 10/10 to 10/14-- $10 in advance and $12 at the door

Can't wait to see everyone there!

Navratri Aarti!
September 26, 2011
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Come join BU HSC for Navratri Aarti all 9 nights to celebrate this festive occasion! This will be very short, and there will be prasad afterward!

All aartis will be at 8 pm, at the following locations:

Wed 09/28: Robinson Chapel, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Thurs 09/29: Thurman Room, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Fri 09/30: B24, School of Theology
Sat 10/01: Robinson Chapel, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Sun 10/02: Thurman Room, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Mon 10/03: Robinson Chapel, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Tues 10/04: Robinson Chapel, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Wed 10/05: Robinson Chapel, Basement of Marsh Chapel
Thurs 10/06: Thurman Room, Basement of Marsh Chapel

We hope that you will be able to join us at these nights!

Welcome to BUHSC's new Website!
June 30th, 2011
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Boston University's Hindu Students Council's Executive Board is pleased to announce the creation of our new website. We hope that this website will continue to extend our online presence and help us reach out to more students. This website will be updated regularly and will strive to provide the community with updates about BU HSC, as well as with several resources about Hinduism and spirituality. Please be sure to check out upcoming events, photos from past events and some useful websites about Hinduism. Additionally, we are also are rolling out a new new feature called Geeta Shloka of the day, which will provide you with a daily email containing a verse from the Geeta, along with English translation and commentary. If you are interested, please sign up for it here.

Lastly, as some of you may already know, we have recently acquired Swami Ramsamooj as our Campus Minister at BU. We are excited to have him with us as a resource and as a liaison with the BU Administration and Religious Life community, and we hope that you reach out to him with any questions you may have. You can find more information about Swamiji here.

We hope you find this website interesting, informative, and engaging. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Splash 2011!
July 2nd, 2011
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Get ready to start off the year with Splash! Splash is an annual event organized by the Students Activities Office, where hundreds of students gather at Nickerson field to interact with BU student organizations and get a feel of Student Life. This year, Splash will be on Sunday, September 4th from 3-5:30 pm. Be sure to stop by the HSC table! We will be talking about our mission and goals, and what we do on campus here at Boston University. This is a great opportunity to meet fellow HSC members and to keep in touch with Hinduism at college. We hope to see you there!