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Navratri:


WHEN: Oct 12, 13, 19, 20 


TIME: 9:00-2:00


WHERE:  Sarasota Middle School

                 4826 Ashton Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233


DIRECTIONS: Take exit 205 , go towards Tamiami  trail , make a right on Honore and left on Ashton Rd. the school will be on left side.


FEE: Members free Non-members $15 per person kids<5 free


Vikram Rao (Vice President)

941-524-6545

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meet our committee members

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Bhumin Patel (President)

941-757-6563

Rahul Patel ( Secretary)

941-737-0630

Fevil Patel ( Treasurer)

704-689-8893

Navratri:

is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped

Diwali:

is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It's the festival of lights (deep = light and avali= a row i.e., a row of lights) that's marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy.

GujaRATI ASSOCIATION OF MANASOTA

Events:

Mothers Day:

is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world,


Uttarayan:

The Kite Festival is regarded as one of the biggest festivals celebrated. Months before the festival, homes in Gujarat begin to manufacture kites for the festival. The festival ofUttarayan marks the day when winter begins to turn into summer, according to the Indian calendar.