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Join the TDI/Geisel Critical Issues Discussion Group on Tuesday December 15th at 6pm for dinner and a free showing of the new award-winning documentary "Poverty, Inc." This film takes a close and critical look at efforts to reduce global poverty through humanitarian foreign aid, exploring which approaches succeed and which fail.  The screening will be in room #339 of the Dana Biomedical Library.

We invite you to join us for a time of fun and relaxation to celebrate the reason for the season! Family and friends are more than welcome to come, and dinner and dessert will be provided.

Please RSVP on our Facebook event page!

Shanti, Dartmouth Hindu Student Organization, invites you to the annual celebration of Diwali on our campus on Saturday, November 14th. The celebration is in four events. There will be a prayer service, lighting lamps on the Green, cultural performances by Dartmouth students and Community members, and an Indian Vegetarian dinner.

Diwali, also called the festival of lights, is a Hindu festival that has gained popularity across the globe. According to Hindu legend, Diwali honors the stories of two avatars of the Hindu God Vishnu. It marks the triumph of good over evil (dharma over adharma) and is celebrated by lighting lamps on a New Moon day. Spiritually, the lighting of a lamp reminds us to kindle our own lamp of knowledge to dispel the darkness of ignorance.

The event is free and open to all members of the Dartmouth and the Upper Valley community.  No RSVP is needed, but seating is limited, so come early!
Here is the official program:

Shanti's Annual DIWALI celebration
DATE: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Free & open to all

3.30-4.30pm: Hindu Puja at Rollins Chapel (seating starts at 3.15, Limited seating)
4.30-5.30pm: Lighting Lamps and sparklers on Dartmouth Green (5000 lamps!)
5.45-7:00pm: Cultural Program at Rollins Chapel (seating starts at 5.30, Limited seating)
7.00pm: Indian Vegetarian Dinner in Rollins Chapel

Sponsored by Upper Valley Indian Community, Special Programs & Events Committee, Graduate Student Council, Tucker Foundation, Thayer Council, and OPAL