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Stumps Hotel & BSK presents Ipswich Harmony T20 Cricket Tournament - Now until 7 December - Location: Ipswich - Every Sunday Game Morning / Afternoon. Rolling Trophies & Cash Prizes. 24 teams only. For sponsorship and more details contact Sathish 0433 922 733, Jit 0422 636 742 or email

The Mantra Room presents Gold Coast rocking Kirtan Band ‘The Chants’ featuring Prahlad, Gauranga and Nari – 21 November – from 6pm at Australian School of Meditation and Yoga, 236 Montague Road, West End. Come celebrate, meditate and let the music set you free. For more information visit / call 07 3844 8441 or follow on facebook.

Lalithakalalaya School of Bharatanatyam – Grand Bharatanatyam Evening in Gold Coast - 22 November – from 6pm to 8pm at Helensvale Cultural Center, Cnr Lindfield Road, Sir John Overall Drive, Helensvale. You are invited to a Grand Bharatanatyam evening in the Gold Coast. Performances by Young budding artists, Guru Smt. Padmalakshmi Sriram and Guest performance by Darshana Hingu (Kathak) For tickets please contact Vasugi Sithirasenan 0448 958 194 or Kartik Menon 0431 579 979

Commemoration JK – Supported by OHM Qld - 22 November – 8am at Brunswick Street, New Farm Park, New Farm. In remembrance of our beloved friend Jayakrishnan Nair (JK) we are organising a charity walk. Come forth and support us to uphold the motto, “healthy living, keep on smiling”. Let us on this occasion remember JK for all the values he stood for. For more information contact Krishnan 0418 727 570 or email

Art of Living – Happiness Party – Experience a high without the use of alcohol or drugs – 22 November – 5.30pm at Wavell Heights Community Hall, 179 Edinburgh Castle Road, Wavell Heights. The Art of Living invites you to a magical evening of music, party yoga, dance, fun filled activities and entertainment. During the party there will be interactive yoga, ideal for the inexperienced and curious, followed by mediation to give a deep rest for the mind and the body. It doesn’t stop there!! There also will be uplifting music, high energy dancing with disco lights and many more activities. For more information or tickets contact Jinal 0415 282 589 

Swamiye Saranamayyappa - AYYAPPA POOJA in Brisbane - 22 November – Starts at 5pm at Runcorn Heights State School, Runcorn Heights Qld. We kindly request you all to attend the pooja with your family and get the blessings from Lord Swami Ayyappan. For more information contact Unnikrishnan Nair 0416 927 100 / Dr Chitra Das 3863 4857 or email Please RSVP by 15 Nov as we need to prepare the prasadam / food.

Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of Queensland Inc – Vedic Yaj (Havan) – 23 November – 2-4pm at Queensland Vedic Cultural Centre, 198 Learoyd Road, Willawong. ALL WELCOME. Tune into Radio Brisvaani on Sundays 7.7.30am for Vedic Sandesh Program and read articles about Vedas in HBW section. Contact Jitendra Deo 3263 1914 or Hari Chand 3345 4716 or visit for further information.

OHM Qld presents a multi-cultural feast...Utsav 14 - 23 November – FREE event - 5.30pm at 175 Edinburgh Castle Road, Wavell Heights. RSVP Food coupons available for purchase.

Brahma Kumaris Australia – Public Talk – A Positive Mind...A Positive Future – 25 November – 6.30pm-8.30pm at Brahma Kumaris Australia, 27 Bordeaux Parade, Mermaid Waters. By making our thoughts powerful, everything is achievable – old habits and situations can’t influence us. International guest speaker: Denise Lawrence. For more information call 07 5575 2126 or email

Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of Queensland Inc – Grand Musical evening by well known artists Shri Vijay Prahalad and Shri Joseph Abhay Nand and Group – 29 November – From 5.30pm at Finnish Hall, 62 Newnham Road, Mt Gravatt East. Come and enjoy this evening with your family and support the multi-purpose community hall project. For more information contact Jitendra Deo 3263 1914.


Hosanna Indian Ministry (HIM) Come and join us for Christmas Celebration filled with Fellowship, Fun and Food – 29 November – 6pm at The Salvation Army, Lake Community Church, 25 High Street, Forest Lake. For more information contact Moses George 0405 291 117 or email

Brisbane Red Carpet event - A Vimal Reddy Film "HIGHWAY TO SUVA" - 29 November – 12.30pm at Event Cinemas, Upper Mt Gravatt, Cnr of Kessels and Logan Road. After running houseful in Cinema houses in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne & New Zealand, Director Vimal Reddy’s Highway to Suva is back  by popular demand. For tickets contact Adwin 0415 557 430

Brahma Kumaris Australia – Free Public Presentation - The power of thinking positively – 29 November – 9.30am-11.00am at Brahma Kumaris Australia, 27 Bordeaux Parade, Mermaid Waters. For more information call 07 5575 2126 or email

GOPIO Qld – Annual & Special General Meeting – 10 December – 6pm at Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point. Kindly note that only fully paid up members are entitled to vote at the AGM. This year the positions of 2 x Committee Members are open for nominations. To receive the forms or for more information contact Secretary Viral Shah on 0410 549 689 or email 



Hindu Society of Qld Inc - Gayatri Mandir - Calendar of Events 2015 – at 178 Lyndhurst Street, Boondall. * 26 January, 24th Anniversary Celebrations * 15 Feb to 17 Feb, Maha Shivraatri * 5 March, Holika Dahan * 21 March to 28 March, Ram Naomi Katha * 4 April, Hanuman Jayanti * 19 July * 24th Annual general meeting * 31 July, Guru Purnima * 30 August to 6 Sept, Shri Krishna Janam Astami * 17 Sept, Ganesh Chaturthi * 14 Oct to 22 Oct, Navraatri (Durga Naomi) celebrations * 31 October, Annual public Diwali celebrations 2015 at Canon Hill Anglican College, Corner of Junction Street & Krupp Rds, Cannon Hill (or alternative venue). * 11 November, Deepawali celebrations at home. * For further details contact Prakash Shandil on 0408 876 414  or Mrs Anita Singh at the Mandir.

Chinmaya Mission Australia - Geeta at a Glance with Swami Swaroopananda - 21 April to 25 April 2015 – Free public talks in English at Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre, Level 1, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point Qld 4169. Each Night 7.30pm to 9pm - Free Special Bala Yagna for kids aged 5-12 years with Br. Gopalji on Bhagavad Geeta at same time. For more information contact Priya 0413 490 308 / Ullhas 0401 382 573 or email


Weekly Events...

Nundah Yoga - FREE meditation classes – Nundah Community Centre, 14 Station Street, Nundah. 

Australian Pentecostal Assembly Brisbane – Sunday Worship every Sunday 9am-11.30am at 84 The Community Place, 84 Kedron Park Road, Wooloowin Qld with Pastor Prakash Jacob. Cottage Meeting every Tuesday 7.30pm-9pm / Kids Bible Study every Friday 7pm-7.45pm / Intercessory Prayer every Friday 7.45-9pm. Worship in Hindi, English, Malayalam and other Indian Languages. For more information Phone 07 3315 5597 / 0413 347 562 or email /


Sai Baba Aarti Program – Every Thursday 7.30pmVirginia State School, 1678 Sandgate Road, Virginia (next to Virginia Train Station) Dinner provided. Enquiries call 0405 392 793.

Sri Selva Vinayakar Koyil (Ganesha Temple) Brisbane (South Maclean) – For full list of upcoming events please visit

The Gold Coast Hindu Cultural Association - Gold Coast Bhajan - monthly Bhajans held every third Friday of the month starting at 7.15am at the Helensvale Community Centre - 31 Discovery Rd, Helensvale. Activities include Bhajan recitals, short educational presentations and free vegetarian dinner. All are cordially invited to attend. For further information please contact Director/Religious Activities, Mr S Barataraj on 0417 588 839 or  or visit  

The Mantra Room – FREE Meditation & Delicious Pure Vegetarian MealAustralian School of Meditation & Yoga warmly invite you to join us for a FREE evening of Krishna Bhajans and delicious vegetarian prasad at the Mantra Room 236 Montague Road, West End. Wednesdays 7pm / Fridays 6pm / Sundays 5pm. For more information phone 3844 8441 or email



BRISBANE BELIEVERS FELLOWSHIP -  Zillmere Community Hall, 54 Handsford Rd, Zillmere. Worship time: Every Sunday at 9.30am. Activities: Holy Communion (First Sunday of the Month), Sunday school, Fasting Prayer, Youth Meeting, Bible Study and Ladies Meeting. Contact: Pastor John Thomas & Mary Thomas, Sanju P. (Secretary) Phone: 0402 551 220 / 0402 907 776 or 0422 815 782 /

Brisbane Christian Assembly, Herston, QLD. -  Saturday from 6pm to 9pm.  We are praying and God has been doing miracles in many people’s life.  Contact Pastor Prakash Jacob 07 3162 5207 or 0413 347 562.  5/15 Aberleigh Road, Herston QLD 4006 /
Ph: 07-31625207, 0413 347 562

Brisbane Malayalee Association -  For information contact Secretary Rajni Nair on 0431 299 376 or President Gigie George on 0432 510 045 - /

Brisbane Multinational Church - 757 Gympie Road Lawnton. Church service time is from 9.30am to 11.00am. Special times of prayer for the sick. We will be praying for people with all kinds of sicknesses, needs, spiritual problems etc.  For more information please contact Pastor Joseph / Pastor Pratima Dass on 0424 180 240 or Assistant Pastor James Arjun on 0449 762 604.

Brisbane Sikh Temple (Gurdwara) - 2679 Logan Rd, Eight Mile Plains.
Sunday Service 9am to 1pm. Weekdays evening service  6pm to 7pm including meditation. Mr Baljit Singh Secretary (for all bookings enquiries)  Ph: 0412 057 554, Gianni Kuldeep Singh Priest of Brisbane Sikh Temple (for all religious functions) Ph: 0422 705 936.

Burnie Brae, a Senior Citizen’s Centre in Chermside, meet on the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month. Please contact Sandra or Naomi on 07 36242141

Eben-Ezer Pentecostal Church, Brisbane – Sunday School, Prayer & Fasting, Youth meeting & worship (Malayalam) Contact: Pastor Mathew Tharian 07 3165 7617, 0431 413 482 or Eng. Victor George 07 3359 8946, 0413 069 477

Ekta Women’s Group, meetings last Sunday of every month from 2-4pm. For further information contact President - Mrs Kushla Sahai 3344 4715, Vice President - Mrs Kusum Prasad 3209 5174.

Fiji Senior Citizens’ Satsang Association of Qld Inc -1 Kensington Place, Wishart 4122. Monthly meetings held on th last Sunday of the month at 2pm. Contact President Surendra Prasad OAM 3849 5435, Secretary Raymond Saran 3290 0653.

Forest Lake AOG Church - Hindi Service - Second Sunday of every month - commencing @ 4.30pm. Cnr of Alpine Place & Forest Lake Boulevard Road. Contact Sudesh on 0401 519 541.

Hindi Speaking Christian Fellowship - Meets at 2.30 p.m. last Sunday of each month at Merthyr Uniting Church, 52 Merthyr Rd, New Farm. All welcome. Contact Irene 3715 8659.

Hindu Mandir Association of Queensland - Shree Laxmi Narayan Mandir - 46 Daymar Street, Burbank Qld. Every Sunday 4pm to 6pm - Bhajan/Kirtan, Arati and Dinner is provided. Every 1st Sunday of month from 2-4pm - Program by Brisbane Bhajan Group. All welcome. For further information contact: Resident Priest 07 3216 8848, Rakesh Sharma 0411 289 202

Hindu Society of Queensland Inc. - Gayatri Mandir (178 Lyndhurst Rd, Boondall). Gayatri Mandir opens every Sunday from 8am to 11am. Mandir opens with Punditji. Weekly Programs & Mandir Openings: • Every Tuesday from 7pm  - Ramayan & Bhajan recitals • Every 2nd & 4th Friday from 7.00pm – Ramayan & Bhajan Recitals. • Open Every Sunday from 9.00am – 12.00pm  For further information contact President Prakash Shandil 0408 876 414

Indian Church Service News - Every Sunday 9.30am - 11.00am. Southern Springs Community Church 59 Marshall Road, Rocklea. Contact Ps. Sivanus Naidu (Senior Pastor) 3274 2542 or 0417 197 747

Indian Senior Citizen Association - The Committee meetings are held 2nd Sunday of every alternate month from 2pm to 4pm or more often as the situations arise. For further information contact, President: Mr Bir Sahai 3344 4715 / 0411739045, Vice Presidents: Mr Ram Sumer 3349 7238, Mr NK Sharma 3711 4201.

International Congress of Fiji - for more information contact Sarat Maharaj 3263 2093 or 0407 111 709 or visit

International Multicultural Christian Fellowship - Worship & Word every Sunday at 9.30am to 11.30am followed by free sausage sizzle - everyone welcome. For full details of events contact Pastor Raj Singh 0407177117 or /

Islamic Society of Gold Coast - Cnr Allied Drive & Olsen Avenue, Arundel. For more information visit

Islamic Society of Queensland hosts Zikre Mustapha programme Program starts from Maghrib to Isha Prayers. 2nd Saturday of the month at Rochedale Mosque - 2664 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains. Dinner provided  to all after Isha Namaz. For enquiries contact Imam Ali on 0407 156 527, Asif Ali Khan on 0411 516 007.

Kannada Sangha Qld Inc - Promoting Kannada culture, Kannada activities and community based events and functions. For more information contact: President Dr Balaji Hiremagalur 0421 583 273 Secretary Navin Kumar 0413 164 401, kannada - 52 Parkway Crescent Murrumba Downs Qld 4503.

Lourde Matha Malayalee Community - Every month Malayalam  Mass (Qrbana) in Brisbane. For more information about upcoming events.  Contact Fr. Thomas Areekuzhy 4697 3177 youth coordinator.  Siju Mathew 0432 192 558.

Malayalee Association of Qld – For a detailed list of upcoming events, contact the President C K Oonnikrishnan Nair on 0416 927 100 or E: or visit

Melmaruvathur Aadhiparasakthi Brisbane Mandram - For more information contact Sakthi Para 0438 778 483, Sakthi Jayanthan 0402 907 064 or Sakthi Kalyanasundaram 0411 165 067

Nexus Church - 151 Flockton Street, Everton Park Qld. For more information please call 07 3353 1377 or visit

Public Zikre Mustapha programme - Program starts from Maghrib to Isha Prayers. Last Saturday of the month at Logan Mosque - 260 3rd Avenue, Kingston.  Dinner provided free to all after Isha Namaz. For enquiries contact the chairman Mr Nawab Khan on 3209 4627

Queensland Fiji Football Association - QFFA - For information visit facebook: QueenslandFijiFa or

Queensland Telugu Association - For a list of upcoming events and membership information, please contact: Secretary, Mr Sai Gollapudi on 0409 907 934 or email

Sant Mat (Sant Baljit Singh) - Sant Mat is a practical path based on meditation on the inner Light and Sound, ethical values, service to others and love for all creation.  For further information contact 1800 462 193 or visit

Shree Vishnu Maya Mandir - 86 Scotts Lane, North Maclean, Qld 4280. Our Dharam Guru Param Pujya Pundit Tripathi Ji resides at Shree Vishnu Maya Mandir. Daily opening Hours: 7-11am / 5-8pm. Every Sunday: 4 to 6pm. Bhajans / Kirtan, prawachan, Prasadam and Maha Prasadam. For more information contact 0481 238 360

Sri Selva Vinayakar Koyil (Ganesha Temple) and Hindu Education Centre - 4915 – 4923 Mt Lindsay H’way South Maclean. Temple Opening Hours: 7:30am – 11:00am and 5:00pm – 8:30pm. Pooja times – Weekdays 9:00am and 7:30pm. Weekends 9:00am and 6:00pm. Contact President Vimal “Vic” Ratnam 0411 594 394, Temple Priest 07 5547 7302. For full list of upcoming events please visit

St. Thomas Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church Brisbane Malayalam Holy Qurbono, Sunday School and other spiritual activities. Holy Qurbono celebrated by Rev. Fr. Jigi Varghese at 2pm on the third Saturday of every month at St Mary’s & Joseph’s Coptic Orthodox Church, 2 Hamish Street Calamvale Qld 4116.  For more information about upcoming events and activities please contact: Dr. Joy Pynadath 0431 631 397, Joy Mathew 0403 114 470.

The Gold Coast Hindu Cultural Association - Gold Coast Bhajan - monthly Bhajans held every third Friday of the month starting at 7.15am at the Helensvale Community Centre - 31 Discovery Rd, Helensvale. For further information please contact Director/Religious Activities, Mr S Barataraj on 0417 588 839 or or visit

TOUCH Group of families Program includes Bollywood dance, Sri Lankan dance, Saomoa cultural dance, fashion show, musical program. Anyone who would like to join can contact or call Sripathy & family 0432 768 607, Vijekumar & family 3823 4628.

Vaishnav Sangh of Qld. For more information email or visit

Varnam Cultural Society (Qld) Inc. For more information call Rajarajan 0431 433 889 / Ayyapann 0418 909 825 or email

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Women of Light Our purpose … is to equip women for Life, by providing opportunities for personal growth, believing that every women is valued as a role model to her family, her work, her church and her community. We meet Every alternate Thursday at 11.00am at 3, Montserrat Place, Forest Lake and Buckby St, Nundah. Contact –  Mavis, 0418 745 179, 07 3879 973