Saturday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A Tapestry of South Asian Readings. Explore the diversity of the South Asian American experience through its rich literature as local authors guide us through their work. From long-established novelists and poets to other wordsmiths appearing onstage in Austin for the first time, these writers will provide unique cultural insights. Exhibit Tours of Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation Exhibit will be available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Origins of Yoga and Meditation: From India to the West. Travel through time and space to learn about yoga, from its creation over 5,000 years ago in India to its evolution into a worldwide phenomenon. Do a yoga and meditation session with a certified yoga teacher, and learn about the connections between the practice and the mind, body, and spirit. Afterwards, join us for a talk on Indian spices and cooking that are incorporated into the yogic way of living. Yoga for Kids with Sheetal Gour: 10 a.m. Yoga for Adults with Upma Chauhan: 11a.m. Spices and Health Lecture with Dr. Shelly Sethi: 12 p.m.