YOUNG INDIAN CULTURE GROUP:
Founded in 1993, this is a school dedicated to teaching Indian-American children on Long Island about their religious, cultural and linguistic heritage. With over a 120 children, ranging in age from 4 to 18, the classes are held every Saturday at the Herricks Community Center.
Classes offered: Indian Heritage, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Yoga, Light Classical Music, Carnatic Music, Sanskrit, Gita, Rangoli, Mehendi, Resource center, outreach programs.
YICG Resource Center
Herricks Community Center,
999 Herricks Road, Suite 110, NY 11040
STONY BROOK, CENTER FOR INDIA STUDIES:
The Center for India Studies runs an active Outreach Program to assist institutions and individuals on Long Island and the New York City metropolitan area in meeting their need for balanced, authentic, and comprehensive information on India. Its facilities include a library/reading room. The library has a small collection of books on India, a number of periodicals, Indian and Indian-American, as well as publications of Indian and South Asian Studies programs in the USA and abroad.
E-5350 Melville Library SUNY at Stony Brook Stony Brook,
NY 11794-3386 631-632-9742
ARSHA VIDYA GURUKULAM:
P.O.Box 1059 Saylorsburg, PA 18353.
570-992-2339, www.arshavidya.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is an institute for the traditional study of Advaita Vedanta, Sanskrit, Yoga, Ayurveda, astrology, and other classical Indian disciplines. Established in 1986 by Swami Dayananda Saraswati, the Gurukulam is patterned after the ancient gurukulams of India. The Gurukulam offers Indians and Westerners alike an opportunity to study the profound spiritual knowledge of the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahmasutras, and other classical Vedic texts in English in the USA.
The book store is one of the largest collections of books on Hindu/Eastern culture. It has more than 6000 book titles, in excess of 100 topics. Also available are more than 800 audio and video collections. Topics pertain to Vedanta and related subjects. These audio and video collections are lectures on Vedanta by Swami Dayananda Saraswati and his disciples. Books and tapes can be ordered at Books.arshavidya.org
The Gurukulam has full time priests who are qualified to perform traditional Vedic rituals and temple pujas. They are available to perform any type of rituals at the Gurukulam or outside. They can be contacted at 570 992 2339.
VEDIC SATSANG SWADHYAY CENTRE:
Dr. Devbala (Sidhant Bhushan)
43-49 Smart St. Flushing NY 11355
CHINMAYA MISSION ,NEW YORK
5-24F 115th Street College Point NY 11356
Contact: (718) 460-0503 OR (516) 384-1937
The purpose of Chinmaya Mission is to provide to individuals, from any background, the wisdom of Vedanta and the practical means for spiritual growth and happiness, enabling them to become positive contributors to society. Balavihar classes are held in Long Island/Queens
Sundays 10 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. at:
Vaishnav Temple of New York
100 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY 11040