Hindu Religious Services
Stanford HSA DiwaliFest
When: November 12, 4:00 - 6:30 pm
Where: Stanford Memorial Church
The Stanford Hindu Students Association invites you to DiwaliFest 2023! Join us for free food, music, cultural performances, and even a MASSIVE RANGOLI! You will see Stanford's competitive dance and a cappella teams, a UC Berkeley dance team, and even a Special Guest Performance (see below)!
-- Sharda Pujan: student- led; All students can join us on stage and receive a free mini- notebook!
-- Performances by Stanford and UC Berkeley competitive dance and a cappella teams
-- Free mehendi
-- Student Speakers
-- Special Guest Performance by Bollywood's rising star Vivek Agrawal
-- Massive Rangoli (colors provided for free!)
-- Free Food!
Observances are set and move according to a lunar calendar.
Observances for the 2023-2024 academic year
- August 30: Raksha Bandhan
- September 7: Sri Krishna Jayanti
- September 19: Ganesh Chaturthi
- September 30: Pitru Kaksha
- October 15- October 23: Navaratri
- October 21: Saraswati Puja
- October 24: Dassehra
- November 1: Karwa Chauth
- November 12: Diwali
- November 13: Vikram New Year (2080)
- January 14: Makar Sankranti
- February 14: Vasanta Panchami
- March 8: Mahashivaratri
- March 25: Holi
- April 9: Navvarsha
- April 9- April 17: Ramayana Week
- April 14: Vaisakhi (Solar New Year)
- April 17: Ramanavami
- April 23: Hanuman Jayanti