Events 2017 - 2019
April 7 and 8, 2018 Saturday and Sunday
27th Sthapna Divas Celebration: Arya Samaj Greater Houston celebrated its 27th Sthapna Divas (Foundation Day) with a two day program on April 7th and 8th, 2018. The program started with a health fair on Saturday, April 7th, that included a 5k walk by participants followed by blood testing, blood donations and talks on health issues specific to our community. The program on Sunday, April 8th, started with Yoga to prevent Obesity, and included traditional Havan, Bhajans, Pravachan by Acharya Ji, and a cultural program by students of D.A.V. Sanskriti and Montessori schools. A copy of an article on the festivites in a community newspaper, Indo-American News, and slides of presentations by physicians on health topics are given below.
November 11, 2017 Saturday
ASGH Volunteers Join Habit for Humanity in Building a House: Arya Samaj of Greater Houston, under the guidance of Anil Gupta ji, worked with Houston Habitat to help out in signing up, volunteering, raising funds to buy materials, and helping build a new home for Jacklyn and her family. ASGH’s strong team of 30 members, including 10 AKM youth members, signed up to help build this new house on November 11th at 8700 Texas Acorn Drive in Tidwell. A write up on the subject can be viewed by clicking here
July 23, 2017 Sunday
Anti-Cancer Living: Indian American Cancer Network(IACAN), a Houston based cancer resource network for people of Indian origin, organized a seminar on cancer related subject, Anti-cancer Living, for Indian community at Arya Samaj. The seminar was presented by Dr. Lorenzo Cohen, Professor, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative medicine at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. A write up on the subject can be viewed by clicking here.
April 9, 2017 Sunday
26th ASGH Sthapana Divas: This Sunday Satsang was a very special day, a day for 26th celebration of founding of Arya Samaj in Greater Houston. The actual foundaing day was in July 1991, but this celebration was moved to April to coincide with founding day of Arya Samaj in Mumbai in 1875. An article on the celebrations by Acharya Harish Chandra Ji was published in local community papers. A reformatted version can be seen by clicking here.