Hindu

October 1, 2017 - 10:15am
Navratri Garba, a Hindu festival, featured dinner and dancing.

Syracuse University’s South Asian Student Association (SASA) presented Navratri Garba 2017, a Hindu festival which celebrates Lord Ram’s victory over the demon king Raavana.

According to PR Head of SASA Divya Murthy, over 170 students attended the festival. They enjoyed a dinner of rice, naan, vegetable korma, and dal, and finishing with gulab jamuns as desserts. Students took the dance floor both teaching and learning the traditional Gujarati and Rajasthani folk-dance, Garba.

May 2, 2014 - 3:47am
Despite the gloomy weather, people came together to commemorate the Hindu festival with bright powders.

Students didn’t let the gloomy weather stop them from lighting the sky up with a rainbow of colors on Sunday afternoon.

Students from all religions and cultures came together to celebrate Holi, a Hindu festival. While many celebrate the day for its fun atmosphere and playful background, the day also has historical significance.

October 30, 2013 - 10:06am
Meet Harsh Bhatia, an architecture senior from Bahrain.

Harsh Bhatia’s family has lived in Bahrain for more than 150 years. And yet he still considers himself an expatriate.

Bhatia, a fourth-year architecture major whose family emigrated from India generations before he was born, identifies as both Bahraini and Indian. Although his home is in Bahrain, he visits India once a year and is a practicing Hindu when he is at home with his family.