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MAY 1: MMTB (MAAYBOLI MELAWA TAMPA BAY) ANNUAL PICNIC; 10 a.m.; Hillsborough River State Park, Shelter # 9 and 12, 15402 U.S. 301, N. Thonotosassa; free for MMTB members, $10 per person for non-members (free for kids ages 12 and younger); for information, call Atul Taiwade at (813) 767-4264.  

MAY 6-JUNE 3: “NEW BEGINNINGS;” support group for the loss of a loved one; offered by PEHCHAAN; five Thursdays starting from May 6; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; 16120 N. Florida Ave., Lutz; free; facilitators are Avani Shah, M.A., MSW, and Sushama Kirtikar, LMHC; for registration and more information, call Sushama Kirtikar at (813) 810-2470 or e-mail  sushamak@verizon.net or call Avani Shah at (205) 246-2566 or e-mail avanishah009@gmail.com or visit www.pehchaantampabay.org

MAY 7: RAVI DRUMS; Ravi Jakhotia on drums; presented by FIA of Tampa Bay; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 7:30 to 11 p.m.; $50 in advance and $60 after May 1; children 12 years and younger are $25; babysitting services available for $5; dinner and drinks are included; for more information, call Event Chair Anita Shembekar at (813) 972-7717 or Event Co-Chair Madhavi Shekharam at (813) 792-2646.

MAY 7: DR. S.P. BALASUBRAMANIAN CONCERT; Centro Asturiano, 1913 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa; tickets are $25, $50, $100 and VIP; children ages 10 to 12 years of age are $15; for more information, call (813) 679-7298 or visit https://www.sulekha.com/ticketsV3/buytickets.aspx?cid=591582

May 8: SAMARPANA; presented by Shreyas – An Expression of Dance; Walter Sickles High School, 7950 Gunn Highway, Tampa; 6 p.m.; $10, $15, $20 tickets; for more information and tickets, call Supriya Ketkar at (813) 454-6898 or Vimala Philip at (813) 962-0941.

MAY 9: MOTHER’S DAY PICNIC; presented by Gujarati Samaj of Tampa Bay; for timing, venue and other details, call Samaj President Himatlal Parekh at (813) 969-1661 or visit www.gujaratisamaj.org

MAY 15: 121H ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR; Hindu Temple Community Hall, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free screenings for blood sugar, cholesterol, osteoporosis, and stress; evaluations of visual, auditory, and pulmonary function; information regarding anti-aging, mammography, self-breast exams, obesity, asthma and allergies; dental examinations, and more; for information, call (813) 962-6890 or visit www.hindutempleofflorida.org  

MAY 15: CARNATIC VOCAL CONCERT; organized by Swaralaya; performed by Prince Rama Varma, accompanied by S. Varadarajan on the violin and Sathishkumar on the mridangam; 5 p.m.; USF Public Health Auditorium, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd., Tampa; $20 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students with ID; for more information, call Sahasranaman at (727) 942-8150, Lata Kumar at (813) 948-6316, Ravi Narayanan at (813) 961-6120 or visit www.swaralaya.us

MAY 19: ICC INDIAN SENIOR GET-TO-GATHER: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at India Cultural Center, Lotus Hall, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; free, lunch served; session on diabetes; no
minimum age; for information or ride, call John Adhia at (813) 784-6930 or Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172.  

MAY 19-23: 14th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF HINDU TEMPLE OF FLORIDA; at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, there will be Sarva Devatha  Archana; at 7 p.m. on Friday, there will be a special Sathyanarayana Pooja by youth, specially offered to high school and college students; at 10 a.m. on Saturday, there will be Sudarshana Homa and at 6 p.m., there will be Sri Sathyanarayana Kalyana; Hindu Temple, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; for information, call (813) 962-6890 or visit www.hindutempleofflorida.org

MAY 23: “FAMILY DYNAMICS”; Pehchaan’s workshop on “Family Dynamics,” our journey, our conflicts; what kind of issues do South Asian families face in United States and what can we do about them; Dr. Marnie Shanbhag, a licensed psychologist to discuss the common conflicts and learn strategies for improving family life; Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,; for more information, call Gopa Rautray at (813) 992-5234, Vandana Shelkar at (813) 943-5288 and Manjusha Naik at (813) 842-8563, e-mail pehchaantampabay@yahoo.com or visit www.pehchaantampabay.org  

JUNE 5: VOCAL CONCERT BY ASHWINI BHIDE; accompanied by Seema Shirodkar on harmonium and Vishwanath Shirodkar on tabla; 6:30 p.m.; Carrollwood Cultural Center Annex, 13345 Casey Road; tickets are $25; donations welcome to defray costs; e-mail Anil Nirgudkar at anil456@gmail.com

JUNE 6: ENSEMBLE OF VOCAL, DANCE AND FUSION MUSIC; presented by Pandit Jasraj School of Music Foundation; vocal recital by Pandit Rattan Mohan Sharma; Anandi Srinivas and her students will present Bharat Natyam dance; Fusion band WAHH with Shankhachur Lahiri on tabla, Jay Gandhi on flute, Ray Villadonga on bass guitar, Alfredo Rivero on guitar and Jeff Lloyd on percussion; vocal and tabla recital by Pandit Jasraj school students; in attendance will be Pandit Jasraj as guest of honor; Friday Morning Musical, 809 Horatio St., Tampa; 3:30 p.m.; $25 for adults and $10 for students; Indian food will be available; for information, call Shankhachur at (813) 300-1053, (813) 960-0176 or e-mail pjsmftampabay@gmail.com

JUNE 11: MEGA SHOW; presented by Malayalee Association of Central Florida with Dileep, Kavya Kalabhavan Mani, Rimi Tomy, Nadharsha; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road; 6 p.m.; for more information, visit www.macf.org


MAY 2: PICNIC; organized by the Hindu Society of Central Florida New Age Group; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Red Bug Lake Park (pavilion A), 3600 Red Bug Lake Road, Casselberry; games such as bingo (tambola), playing cards, chess and antakshri will be held; free; traditional Indian home-made food will be served; RSVP to hscfnewagegroup@yahoo.com or call Madan Arora at (407) 971-9259, Dev Sharma at (407) 862-9920.

MAY 7: RAHAT FATEH ALI KHAN CONCERT; presented by Chhabria Entertainment and Shaks Entertainment; 8 p.m.; Osceola Heritage Park, 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee; tickets range from $25 up to $125; for tickets, call (813) 786-3529, (813) 849-3166, (407) 963-1619 or (321) 438-3667.

MAY 8: MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT; presented by Horizon of Indian Culture and Samara Dance Group; Maitland Civic Center, 641 S. Maitland Ave., Maitland; 6 p.m.; $12 advance tickets; for more information, call (407) 647-2111 or e-mail indianhorizon06@aol.com

MAY 9: SUNDARKAAND PAATH; presented by Pujya Shree Ashwinkumar Pathak of Ahmedabad; Sundarkaand is musical recitation of the fifth chapter of Shri RamCharitManas written by Tulsidas; Hindu Society of Central Florida, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; for more information, call (407) 699-5277 or visit www.hindutempleorlando.org

MAY 11-30: YOGA INSTRUCTOR COURSE (YIC) PROGRAM; presented by Hindu University of America and VYASA International; Hindu Society of Central Florida Community Hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; $400 ($375 discounted price offered to senior citizens, students and people who have paid registration before May 1); for details and to register, call Hindu University of America at (407) 275-0013.

MAY 13: SUNDARKAAND PAATH: presented by Pujya Shree Ashwinkumar Pathak; 6 p.m.; BAPS temple, 1325 W. Oak Ridge Road, Orlando; for more information, call Jayesh Patel at (407) 460-2020 or Manoj Patel at (407) 342-0017.

MAY 15: “BAPUNA RAJMA LILALEHER”; Gujarati play presented by Gujarati Society of Central Florida; 7 p.m.; Lyman High School, 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood; free entry and dinner (starts at 6 p.m.) for society members; non-members pay $25; for more information, call (407) 832-3835.

THROUGH JUNE 8: “MYSTIC INDIA THE FILM”; presented by Tino and Dolly Patel of Sky Telecom; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando; for timings and dates, call (407) 514-2000 or visit www.osc.org

JUNE 13: “LAMHE LIVE”; Suresh Wadkar and Kavita Krishnamurti in concert; Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando; 6 p.m.; presented by Woodlands & Naiks; $25, $35, $40, $50, VIP; for information, call Prasad Naik at (407) 595-3205 or (954) 749-3221, Sham K. Chhabria at (813) 786-3529, Surinder Sharma at (407) 383-7691 or visit www.woodlandsus.com

THROUGH JUNE 30; BHAJAN CLASSES; presented by Hindu University of America (HUA); Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 7; HUA, 113 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando; bhajans will cover both North and South Indian languages; for more information, call (407) 275-0013 or e-mail staff@hua.edu or (407) 574-7127 or e-mail trkanthi@yahoo.co.in

JULY 22-25: 20TH ANNUAL ARYA MAHASAMMELAN; organized by Arya Pratinidhi Sabha America and Arya Samaj Florida; delegates from Arya Samajs and Vedic organizations in North America, India and other parts of the world will participate in this Maha sammelan; The Renaissance Airport Hotel, 445 Forbes Place, Orlando; for more information, call Arun Kundra at (850) 322-6600 or e-mail akkundra@gmail.com, Devinder Mahajan at (713) 468-4339 or e-mail mahajandn@yahoo.com or visit http://www.aryasamaj.com/conf/conf-home.htm to register.


MAY 29-30: PRAN PRATISHTHA; New Raman Reti, ISKCON of Alachua will install Sri Krishna-Balaram; Hare Krishna Hare Rama temple, 17303 N.W. 112th Blvd. in Alachua; for more information, call (386) 462-2017, e-mail kbfestival@gmail.com or visit www.newramanreti.com/festival


JUNE 19-21; AKRAM VIGNAN (STEP LESS PATH TO SELF REALIZATION); Pujya Deepakbhai Desai, a direct disciple of Gnani Dada Bhagwan, will present Akram Vignan Live; he will be explain the actual scientific basis regarding vexing questions like "who am I", what are bondages, how to be free of  bondages, how to get rid of worries, anger, greed, who is God, Is there a solution for our daily puzzles, etc." in practical terms; free to the public with free dinners to be served; timings vary; Twin Lakes Academy Middle School, 8050 Point Meadows Drive, Jacksonville; for registration, visit http://www.dadaevents.org; for information, call Sudhir Patel at (904) 743-7327 or e-mail needom@gmail.com


MAY 6-9: PRAVACHAN; by Shastri Narancharandas Swami (Vrajbhumi International School, Anand); presented by Brevard Bhajan Mandal; North Brevard Senior Center, 909 Lane Ave., Titusville; for details and more information, call Tulasi Patel at (321) 385-1030, Kanti Bhalani at (321) 298-5531 or Ramaben Jadeja at (321) 449-0247.


MAY 2: PICNIC; presented by POSUN of Florida; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; City Island Park, 115 E. Orange Ave., Daytona Beach; for more information, call Suryakant Patel at (386) 253-9533 or Rohit Patel at (352) 636-5636.


MAY 7: MONTHLY BHAJAN; 7:30 p.m.; Hindu Temple of Southwest Florida, 12552 Plantation Road, Fort Myers; for more details, call (239) 482-0677, (239) 274--5584 or (239) 466-5236, e-mail hindutempleswfl@gmail.com or visit http://www.hindutempleswfl.com


MAY 15: ASIAN AWARENESS MONTH CELEBRATION; in recognition of Asian heritage, May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month; India Association of Tallahassee, a chart member of Asian Coalition of Tallahassee, will participate in the celebration; Florida State Univesrity Center for Global Engagement, 110 S. Woodward Ave.; between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; for more information, e-mail President.iatlh@gmail.com or visit www.asiantlh.org/

MAY 16: TALLAHASSEE NRITYA MELA; Indian classical dance program presented by India Association of Tallahassee (IATLH) and Indian Students Association of Tallahassee (INSAT); FSU's Moore Auditorium, Tallahassee; 2 p.m.; out-of-town and local Indian classical dancers will participate; for more information, e-mail President.iatlh@gmail.com or visit www.asiantlh.org/


MAY 2: ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR; organized by the Indian Physicians of Florida; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; South Florida Hindu Temple, 13010 W. Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches; for details, call (954) 562-5773 or (954) 234-6669 or visit www.ipof.org

MAY 2: AIA GOLF TOURNAMENT; organized by the Association of Indians in America South Florida chapter; 1 p.m.; Oriole Golf Club, 8000 Margate Blvd., Margate; for more information, call Naresh Bhasin at (305) 815-8423 or e-mail shivam220@aol.com,

Dr. Karan Munuswamy at (954) 471-1975 or e-mail smunuswamy@aol.com or visit www.aiaflorida.org

MAY 9: MOTHER’S DAY CULTURAL PROGRAM; 9 a.m. to noon; presented by Shiv Ratan Youth Group; bhajans, dances, musicals, etc.; Shiv Mandir, 3000 N.W. 29th Ave., Oakland Park; for details and more information, call (954) 735-3560, e-mail fhoshivamandir@gmail.com visit www.fhosm.com

MAY 15: “GITA IN ACTION” WORKSHOP SERIES, CHAPTER 14; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; “Senate Chambers” (Student Union), Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton; (parking lot 16); conducted by Brahmacharini Aparna Chaitanya; lunch and refreshments will be served; pre-registration is needed; for information, visit www.cmmiami.org

MAY 23: GRANDPARENTS DAY; presented by Indian Religious and Cultural Center (IRCC); 4 to 8 p.m.; Shiva Vishnu Temple, 5661 Dykes Road, Southwest Ranches; call IRCC board members Poonam Wadhwa at (954) 345-3412, Durgesh Thakar at (954) 755-2667, Sanjay Gupta at (954)-461-4003, Sanjiv Shah at (954) 786-9997, Rupal Shukla at (954) 967-8388 or Vivek Swaroop at (954) 349-5661 or visit www.irccflorida.com

MAY 23: VOCAL CONCERT; performing are vocalists Ramakant and Umakant Gundecha, and Akhilesh Gundecha on the pakhawaj; 5:30 to 8 p.m.; ArtServe Auditorium, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; $20 and $25 tickets; for more information, visit www.apaiart.com

MAY 23: FIFTH ANNUAL SHAADI MELA; presented by Ace Dj’s Entertainment; noon to 8 p.m.; on the agenda are vendors, fashion shows, Bollywood-style dancers, singers, dhol players, garba and bhangra dancers; Bahia Mar Beach Resort, 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; for more information, call Satbir Singh at (954) 649-3374 or e-mail info@shaadimela.com  

JUNE 4: “LAMHE LIVE”; Suresh Wadkar and Kavita Krishnamurti in concert; Coral Springs Center of Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs; 8:30 p.m.; presented by Woodlands & Naiks; $25, $35, $40, $50, VIP; for information, call Prasad Naik at (407) 595-3205 or (954) 749-3221, Sham K. Chhabria at (813) 786-3529 or Surinder Sharma at (407) 383-7691 or visit www.woodlandsus.com


STARTING OCT. 1: TARANA MUSIC; offers vocal and harmonium lessons for all ages; group and private classes are given by Sharmistha Banerjee; Compton Park Clubhouse, Tampa; classes also offered in Oldsmar/Palm Harbor area; for information, call (727) 481-5856 or visit www.taranamusic.org

YOGA AND MEDITATION: The Hindu Temple of Florida Vidyalaya presents Yoga and Meditation Classes 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sundays, starting April 6. Conducted by Shri Sree Reddy, the classes will be held in the temple hall, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa, FL 33624. Minimal fee of $20 per month for the Raja Yoga and Jyothi Meditation classes will be charged. For information, call Nainan Desai at (813) 931-7442, Indira Sastry at (813) 854-1444, Suman Lingappa at (813) 994-2915 or Gayathri Chandra 813-814-2966.

VEDAS: Veda class is being conducted by B. Ganesan (Ganesh) at the Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; an engineer by profession, Ganesan works in Abu Dhabi, teaching Veda mantras for the last 17 years; Sri Rudhram, Chamaham, Sookthams, Upanishads are being taught for Vedic chanting during this free class; for information, call Ganesan at (813) 732-5935.

VIDYALAYA AT HINDU TEMPLE OF FLORIDA: Every Sunday except on public holiday for first-graders to 12th grade; 12:15 to 2:45 p.m.; subjects include Mathematics and English; $25 registration fee per academic year, $125 per fall or winter term; Hindu Temple is at 5509 Lynn Road in Tampa; for more information on Vidyalaya, call Manish Kharod at (813) 963-0616 or Ravi Narayanan at (813) 961-6120.

PANDIT JASRAJ SCHOOL OF MUSIC FOUNDATION: Vocal and harmonium classes by Pandit Rattan Mohan Sharma and Radha Raman Kirtane; table classes (group and special) by Aditya Narayan Banerjee (www.adityabanerjee.com); classes held at different locations depending on the day; for more information, call (813) 960-0176 or e-mail: pjsmftampabay@hotmail.com; Web site: www.pjsmf.com

CHHANDAYAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC: Sitar, vocal and table classes by Hidayat Khan (son of sitar maestro Vilayat Khan), Mithali Bhaumik Banerjee (vocal) and Pandit Sameer Chatterjee (tabla); classes are held in Clearwater; for more information, call Satya Challa at (727) 712-1233 or Viji Reddy at (727) 934-7721 or e-mail sameer@tabla.org

BALVIHAR BY CHINMAYA MISSION OF TAMPA BAY: Sundays from 10am to noon in Tampa; ages 5 through teen; children learn about Hindu religion, culture and festivals through stories from the Ramayana and Bhagwad Gita; for more information on location and fees visit www.chinmayaprasad.org or call Laxmi Sastry at (813) 948-3590 or e-mail nsastry@tampabay.rr.com

SANKARA CULTURAL ALLIANCE OF FLORIDA: classes in Carnatic percussion instruments mridangam, ghatam, kanjira and morsingh by Ghatam Vidwan Sri T.H. Subash Chandran (brother of T.H. "Vikku" Vinayakram) and N. Ganesh Kumar (www.ganeshkanjira.com); classes held in Tampa and at the Hindu Temple of Florida; for more information, call Kala Gangadharan at (813) 979-4598 or Jyothi Venkatachalam at (813) 977-9039 or (813) 404-7899 or e-mail jvenkata@yahoo.com or ganesh@ganeshkanjira.com

TAMPA SHAKHA/BALAGOKULAM: free activities for all ages, including yoga, games, field trips, and shlokas for children and adults; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Hindu Temple of Florida, Lynn Road; for more information, call Vijay Singh at (813) 920-7494.

VEDANTA CENTER IN ST. PETERSBURG The Vedanta Center of St. Petersburg, 216 19th Ave. S.E. (first house to the right on crossing Bay Street on 19th Avenue Southeast) holds lectures on Vedanta every Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon by Swami Yuktamanandaji. There also is a Gita class on Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., followed by meditation at the center, which is part of the Ramakrishna Mission and Math of India. For more information, call (727) 896-9840 or click on www.vedantaflorida.com


JAIN VISHWA BHARATI U.S.A.: Every Saturday classes are held on Pranayam, Yogic Exercise and Relaxation, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; donations accepted; JVB Center, 7819 Lillwill Ave., Orlando; for information, call (407) 852-8694 or e-mail jainvishwa@hotmail.com


CHINMAYA MISSION: Classes and activities for adults and children from kindergarten to grade 12 on Hindu culture, based on the universal philosophy of Advaita Vedanta (Oneness); times and days vary; for information, e-mail studygroup@CMmiami.org



HINDU TEMPLE OF FLORIDA: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa, FL 33624; (813) 962-6890.

DADA BHAGWAN’S GROUP OF TAMPA BAY: Satsang every Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.; everyone is invited; call Ramesh Patel at (813) 926-1143 or Mukesh Patel at (813) 969-1740.

JAIN SOCIETY OF TAMPA BAY: Monthly bhavna from 3 to 5 p.m. every fourth Sunday; also, non-Jains can take Dev Darshan of statues made of marbles by sculpture-artist from Rajasthan; 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.; both events at Days Inn hotel at Fletcher Avenue and Interstate 75; call Kini Shah at (813) 503-0715 or Pradeep Bavishi at (727) 525-5400.

VISHNU MANDIR: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday only, discourse by Pandit Vishnu Sharma; 5303 Lynn Road, Tampa, FL 33624; (813) 654-2551.

SANATAN MANDIR: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday; 311 East Palm Ave., Tampa, FL 33602; (813) 221-4482.

SHRI SARASWATI DEVI MANDIR: 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday only; officiating priest is Pandit Purnanan Sharma; 16220 Livingston Avenue, Lutz, FL 33559; (813) 264-1539.

SHRI RADHA-KRISHNA MANDIR: daily morning arotik at 7 followed by Srimad-Bhavatavam class; 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday Bhagavad-Gita class followed by prasadam; 14610 N. 17th St., Tampa; (813) 971-6474 or click on www.iskcontampa.com

BAPS SHRI SWAMINARAYAN MANDIR: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily; darshan is closed between noon and 4 p.m. but reopens at 4 p.m.; 9226 E. Fowler Ave. (between Interstate 75 and U.S. 301); (813) 986-5473.

MANAV DHARMA ASHRAM: sumiran is from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursday of every month; satsang is 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, followed by dinner; yoga classes begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday; bhajans are 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every third Sunday; 7520 Caron Road, Tampa, FL 33615; call the ashram at (813) 889-7155, Himatlal Parekh at (813) 969-1661 or Ashok Modh at (813) 935-3439.

SHREE YAMUNA PREETI SEVA SAMAJ: Pushtimargiya Satsang Mandal invites Vaishnavs of Tampa Bay area to weekend Satsang sabhas and kirtans; 1340 Robin Road S., St. Petersburg, FL 33707; call Smitabein Patel at (813) 961-3816 or Himatlal Parekh at (813) 969-1661.

ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF TAMPA BAY AREA MOSQUE: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; 7326 E. Sligh Ave., Tampa, FL 33601; Tel: (813) 628-0007.

GURDWARA: 8 a.m. till 8 p.m. daily; 15302 Morris Bridge Road, Thonotosassa, FL 33592; (813) 986-6205.

CHURCH OF SOUTH INDIA (CSI) CONGREGATION OF FLORIDA: Worship services at 10 a.m. every Sunday at Springhill Missionary Baptist Church, 8119 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619; for information, call John Philip at (813) 986-6844 or Daniel Cherian (Anand) at (813) 985-9890 or click on www.csichurchflorida.org


HINDU SOCIETY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: 8:30 a.m. to noon and 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707; (407) 699-5277.

GURDWARA, SIKH SOCIETY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA: 11:30 A.M. to 1 p.m. Sunday; 2527 W. Aloma Ave. (west State Road 426), Oviedo; (407) 805-0404.

MASJID AL-RAHIM, ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, WEST ORLANDO: five times daily prayers and pray on Friday; 4962 Old Winter Garden Road, Orlando, FL 32811; (407) 523-7882.

SARASWATI DEVI MANDIR/INDO CARIBBEAN CENTER: Sunday service is from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; all special days observed with worship; 1453 N. Pine Hills Road, Orlando, FL 32808; for information, call (407) 522-1988 or click on www.saraswatidevimandir.com

SHRI SHIVDHAM HINDU TEMPLE AND BRAHMRISHI YOGASHRAM: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily; 460 O’Berry Hoover Road, Orlando, FL 32825; (407) 380-2661 or e-mail ymcco@yahoo.com

SANTOSHI MA TEMPLE: bhajan and aarti first Friday of every month; 10900 Park Ridge Gotha Road, Windermere, FL 34786; (407) 996-2830.

SHRI DEVI BHAVAN: 9 A.M. TO 11:30 a.m. every Sunday; Pandit is Eshwar Persaud; 6206 W. Amelia St., Orlando, FL 32835; (407) 822-8057.

SHRI LAXMINARAYAN MANDIR: 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday; 269 N. Klondike Ave., Pine Hills, FL 32811; (407) 877-7916.

SHRI SWAMINARAYAN MANDIR (BAPS): 1325 W. Oak Ridge Road, Orlando, FL 32809; (407) 857-0091.

POINCIANA HINDU MANDIR INC.: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each Sunday and on special festivals; 3999 Monterey Road, Kissimmee, FL 34758; (407) 873-2679.


SHRI SWAMINARAYAN TEMPLE: 2793 New Tampa Highway, Lakeland, FL 33815; (863) 682-8260.


ISKCON OF ALACHUA (International Society for Krishna Consciousness): founder is A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, P.O. Box 819, Alachua, FL 32616; (386) 462-2017.


SHIRDI SAI CENTER: 4707 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness, FL 34452; for timings of the center and any other information, call (352) 860-2181 or e-mail shirdi@gowebco.com


HINDU SOCIETY OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA (HSNEF): 714 Park Ave., Orange Park; for information, call (904) 269-1155 or click on www.jaxhindutemple.org


SOUTH FLORIDA HINDU TEMPLE: 13010 W. Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches, FL 33330; for timings and classes at the temple, call (954) 438-3675 or e-mail info@sfht.org

SHIVA VISHNU TEMPLE OF SOUTH FLORIDA: 5661 Dykes Road, Southwest Ranches, FL 33331; 9 a.m. to noon and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays; call (954) 689-0471 or click on www.shivavishnu.org

SHIVA MANDIR: 3000 N.W. 29TH Ave., Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309; for information, call (954) 735-3560 or click on www.fhosm.com

ISLAMIC CENTER OF BOCA RATON: 3100 N.W. FIFTH AVE., Boca Raton, FL 33431; for information, call (561) 395-7221 or click on www.icbr.org

SIKH GURUDWARA: 1600 S.W. 60th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33331; for information, call (954) 680-0221.

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