Raas Garba, Pujas, Delicious Food Part of Navaratri Celebrations

Date : 10/17/2019

The Gujarati Society of Southern California and Joy of Sharing began their celebrations on Sept. 28 and continued on till Oct.12, Sharad Purnima night. It was a grand festival at the Sanatan Dharma temple here, attended by hundreds of people. Well known singer Maya Deepak of India and her orchestra, which included several local musicians, provided the music on all days for the raas garba. Paulomi Pandit of Rangashree Dances of India coordinated the entire event. The event also had the support of community organizations like the Tarsadia Foundation, HMPS Foundation and Greater Shree Ram Kabir Bhakta, among others. B.U. Patel of Tarsadia said, “If our community unites and supports such festivals and community challenges, we can do wonders.” He kept the event free and open to all who came and ensured that a variety of delicious Indian snacks and tea was served to all lovers of garba.