Event - Opening Reception for “Sacred Waters: A Collection of Hindu Offerings from Jamaica Bay”

Opening Reception for “Sacred Waters: A Collection of Hindu Offerings from Jamaica Bay”

09.14.14, 3:00 pm

Sadhana: Coalition of Progressive Hindus invites you to the Opening Reception for Sacred Waters: A Collection of Hindu Offerings from Jamaica Bay, and exhibition hosed as part of the Museum’s Community Partnership Exhibition Program.

On View Sept 7 – Sept 28, 2014.

The reception includes a special panel discussion in the adjacent theater that elaborates on the the themes of the exhibit.  The items on display were discovered through Project Prithvi, Sadhana’s green initiative which aims to promote environmental justice while preserving the Hindu tradition of Ganga puja (worship to the waters).  Through a partnership with the National Parks Service, Sadhana conducts monthly cleanups at Jamaica Bay in Queens, NY, engaging the local Hindu population in seva (selfless service) and advocacy.