Past Activities

Event 2004: Fundraising event held at Garrison Theater in Claremont, California

By |January 7th, 2015|

last fundraising event held at Garrison Theater in Claremont, California on September 21, 2014

Celebrate the Music and Culture of India in Rhythm and Dance

By |September 25th, 2014|

Indic Foundation Director Spoke with Interreligious Students

By |November 22nd, 2013|

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, practitioners from four Dharmic traditions were invited to speak in the Interreligious Dialogue and Leadership class. Each of the practitioners spoke on key tenets of her/his tradition and answered questions from students in small groups. The following individuals participated in the dialogue.

Buddhism: Lama Gesse Sherap
Hinduism: Dr. Deepak Shimkhada
Jainism: Dr. Nitin […]

“Life Compromised” and “Grandma’s Court”

By |February 22nd, 2013|

March 31, 2013 – 4:00 p.m.
Garrison Theater – Scripps College
Indic Foundation, in collaboration with Claremont Lincoln University, is proud to announce the staging of two short plays in English at the beautiful Garrison Theater of Scripps College, 241 East 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711, on Sunday, March 31 at 4:00 p.m.  Each play is 45 […]

Four Great Religious Traditions of India Come Alive

By |December 13th, 2012|

Students eagerly wait for the guru to enter the classroom. Beaming with joy, the Guru greets his students. He asks them to open the course packets handed out earlier. He starts to lecture and he promises them enlightenment. However, some students are skeptical; they would rather have weight loss, love and happiness over enlightenment. Meanwhile […]

Second Annual Ahimsa Day Celebration

By |October 2nd, 2012|

My Encounter with Forgiveness
by Deepak Shimkhada, Ph.D.
One day I came home very upset.  I had a quarrel with my best friend. Noticing my state of unhappiness, my mother asked me about the cause of my suffering (Dukkha).  When I told her that my friend had unjustly forfeited me of my well deserved turn in the […]

Exhibition of Photographs of Shantiniketan and Rabindra Nath Tagore

By |April 15th, 2012|

January 22, 2012 – April 15, 2012
Honnold Library, The Claremont Colleges
Claremont, CA 91711
Hosted by the Foundation for Indic Philosophy and Culture, an exhibition of E.O. Hoppé’s 1929 photographs of Poet Rabindranath Tagore’s Santiniketan will open on January 22, 2012 at the Honnold Library of The Claremont Colleges.

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Photographic Exhibition on Tagore & Santiniketan Inaugurated

By |January 17th, 2012|

India Journal


“CLAREMONT,CA – To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, a photographic exhibition of the poet and Santiniketan is on display at the Honnold Library at the Claremont Colleges here, and it was inaugurated on Jan.22. The exhibition is curated by Dr Pratapaditya Pal and the photo-curator and Hoppe scholar Graham Howe”.

New Book Edited by Deepak Shimkhada Published

By |September 12th, 2011|

Nepal: Nostalgia and Modernity edited by Deepak Shimkhada has just been published by Marg publications. The hardbound volume contains 11 essays in Nepali art, culture and religion by leading scholars from around the world. It is fully illustrated with more than 131 color photographs. Dr. Shimkhada contributed an introduction and a major chapter on Kumari, Nepal’s […]

Two Donations of $100K Given for Indic Chair at CGU

By |October 15th, 2010|