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Hindu Lamp Ceremony

Help bring peace and harmony to our shoreline. Aeilushi Mistry performs the traditional Hindu Aarti ceremony at the park and enjoy a dance performance by a guest artist.

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The Aarti ceremony is traditionally presented each morning and evening in order to convey gratitude and ask for protection from mother river. As we enter Hurricane season, please join us to decorate palm leaf lamps and set them assail along the East River. Audience members are also invited to join in the traditional percussion ensemble led by Paulomm which accompanies the ceremony. Guest performing artists will also present their work.

This project is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

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