Past Events


Lecture by Rajiv Malhotra

Dec 13, 2014

Lecture by Rajiv Malhotra on Western dichotomy towards Dharma: Appropriate and assimilate,reject and vilify. Also a debate on Hindu-Christian Interface between Rajiv Malhotra and Christian Eberhart. Sponsored by Indian History Research and Awareness of Arsha Vidya Satsanga. At India House, 8888 West Bellfort. Admission is free. Q&A followed by refreshments. For info, call Prasad 281-818-7824 […]

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Panel Discussion on “Sati”

Jun 28, 2014

Dr. Chitra Divakaruni addresses the audience at India House on the need to develop ‘emic’ narratives of Indian History Panel Discussion Moderator Prof. Sarath Menon addresses the audience Panelists Dr. Subroto Gangopadhyay, Dr. Chitra Divakaruni, Dr. Bharath Srinivasan Panelists Dr. Anjali Pinjala, Aparna Subramaniam

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Panel slams distortion of Hinduism in school textbooks

Jun 28, 2014

Houston was witness to a first of its kind program to highlight inaccuracies in portrayals of Hinduism in High School textbooks. The Indian History Awareness and Reseach group of Arsha Vidya Satsanga conducted an academic meeting and a panel discussion on Sati at India House on June 28. The meeting was highlighted by the presentations […]

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Relevance of Ancient Indian Knowledge in Contemporary Society

Jan 25, 2014

On January 25, 2014 IHAR, organized it’s first Webinar drawing about two dozen participants in an interactive session centered around a presentation rendered audio visually by Br. Sivatma Chaitanya from Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, Anaikatti, India. The topic was “Relevance of Ancient Indian Knowledge in Contemporary Society”. Sivatma ji presented this vast subject in a comprehensive […]

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Eminent Scholar Inspires Audience Through a Journey From India to Greece

Jun 6, 2013

HOUSTON: On June 6, Houston played host to eminent scholar Dr. Bharat Gupt, who spoke on the knowledge transfers between ancient India and ancient Greece. The talk was hosted by the local history enthusiasts group, IHAR – Indian History Awareness and Research, an initiative of Arsha Vidya Satsanga. Dr. Bharat Gupt, an Associate Professor (Retired) […]

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BM Sundaram

Apr 13, 2013

Dr. Jayakumar Srinivasan introduces Dr. B.M. Sundaram to the IHAR group Dr. Vivek Natarajan & Dr. Jayakumar engage Dr. Sundaram

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Expert unveils the meaning of temples

Dec 16, 2012

Dr. R. Nagaswamy, the first director of archeology of Tamil Nadu State, is not only an iconographer, but an iconoclast as well in that he dispels many myths about Hindu temples and the Vedic scriptures through his erudite and scholarly research. He has succeeded in bringing to light many hidden facets and relics of India’s […]

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Rajiv Malhotra’s “Breaking India” Creates Waves

Sep 16, 2011

HOUSTON: September is Hurricane Season in Houston. And, as expected, a powerful hurricane hit Houston last weekend, sweeping away 300 enthralled Indo-American intellectuals and professionals in its wake. Category 5 “Hurricane Rajiv” lingered on till late Sunday evening, long after renowned author Rajiv Malhotra made a compelling speech on the research behind his recently released […]

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