SA Chapter

South Australia, Adelaide has a vibrant chapter with various activities.

  1. Saraswati Puja  
  2. Interfaith with speakers from various faiths including Hinduism, Christianity, Jewish, Islam, Buddhism and Sikh.
    International Yoga Day – The morning event and an evening event with different Schools of Yoga and experienced teachers sharing their philosophy and teachings including Ms. Tina Shettigara – Director Yoga Spirit, Ms. Monique – Director Synergy Yoga.
  3. Deepavali Mela on a large scale at Adelaide Showground working in partnership with a number of ethnic backgrounds including Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Bangladesh, Fiji, Thailand and Indonesia. The event is attended by around 5 000 people and by various Minsiters and MP’s from various political parties in  South Australia.

SA Chapter – recent Activities

Ganesha Puja held in Adelaide Zoo

Hindu Council of Australia performed Ganesh Chaturathi festival in Adelaide Zoo on 13th September 2018.

 

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HBF helps deceased Hindu family in Adelaide

Hindu Benevolent Fund of Hindu Council of Australia provided emotional and logistic support to a family in Adelaide. A young lady living with family in Adelaide, her husband died suddenly by heart attack. She has a little daughter. 

HBF team from Sydney and from Adelaide spoke to the young lady and helped her with emotional support and with the logistics of sending the body to India. HBF also spoke to nearest family members. It helped coordination with Dy Counsel of India, Department of Foreign affairs of Australia, the hospital and a travel company.

Great work HBF team. We are proud of you.

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International Yoga Day celebrations by Hindu Council

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating International Yoga day in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Details of the events are given in the brochures below.

 

 

 

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Gargi Woman Paramita Roy

Winner of Gargi Woman Award 2018 – (Film Producer)

By Bharathi R

Paramita Roy has been awarded Hindu Council of Australia’s Gargi Woman Award 2018 for her outstanding contribution as a Film Producer. The award consisting of a plaque will be presented to her in a ceremony to be held in her home town Adelaide.

Paramita directed a feature film on child labour. The film, Hori Alone in Kolkata was screened in Australia and India. Roy directed another feature film that premiered in Australia in February 2010.  Roy has received several awards for her photography.

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