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HDBS ENews - Jan 30, 2014

Save the date : March 02, 2014 - HDBS General Body Meeting

Religious News

HDBS priest Dr. Bishnupada  Goswami will perform “Durga Puja“ on Sunday, February 2 at 11:30 AM. Please call Dr. Bishnupada Goswami  at 832-367-6646 or Mr. Nirmalya Ray or Mr. Ganesh Mondal at 832-423-8541 for puja information. You are all invited to participate in the puja and get prasad. Any sponsorship puja will be performed before 11:30 AM. 

  1. For availing Priest Services outside the Temple - please call Nirmalya Ray at 281-492-0606.
  2. For puja and lunch sponsorship at Temple - please call Ganesh Mondal at 832-423-8541.
Up coming Events:
  • "Hathe Khori" for our young learners will be held during Saraswati puja on February 01, 2014. Charge for "Hathe Khori" is $51.00 per learner. Please call Dr. Bishnupada Goswami at 832-367-6646 or Nirmalya Ray or Ganesh Mondal at 832-423-8541 for more  information.​
For volunteering inside the temple, please call  Mr. Ganesh  Mondal at 832-423-8541 or Mr. Nirmalya Ray at 281-492-0606.

HDBS Library News

HDBS has significantly augmented the library with the following recent additions:
  1. Subscription of five magazines of topical interest: Bengal magazines of Desh, Sananda, Anandalok and Du Kool and English magazine Outlook. (All magazines are available for library reading for 3 months and then issued to members).
  2. Last year's Sharadiya edition of top of the line Bengali magazines
  3. The complete set of Rabindra Rachanabali -   a 35 volume hardcover edition from Visva-Bharati. This expensive acquisition has been made possible by voluntary contribution from several HDBS members
  4. 20 New DVDs on Bengali movies
  5. A range of new books for both adults and children
HDBS encourages the members to actively use the library.

Kalabhavan News
Kala Bhavan is a Center for Visual and Performing Arts of Houston Durga Bari. Kalabhavan offers Art classes by Sri Indranil (Neil) Sen, Odissi dance classes by Smt Supradipta Datta, and Rabindra Sangeet classes by Smt Kamalpriya Roy. Last year, we introduced Bharatnatyam classes by Smt Arpita Mukhopadhyay and Hindustani Classical music by Smt Rajnita Bandopadhyay. This year, on popular demand, we are introducing Tabla classes by Sri Raja Banga (starting February, 2014).

Please see our flyer for more information. To enroll, contact

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