Community & Cultural Activities

Membership Highlights

Membership Highlights

In this section, you will find Steps to procure Membership + Renew Existing Membership + Event Pass + Publishing Advertisement + Access to Concerts.

Dakshini is celebrating Durgotsav 2024 on October 11th, 12th and 13th, 2024. We invite you to attend this 3-day event full of music, activities, celebrations and more.

Due to technical reasons, we will not be able to open our Annual Membership and Event Registration on July 4th.

About Dakshini

Welcome to the Dakshini – your gateway to visualize & experience the vibrant culture and community spirit of the Bengali diaspora in California!

Established in August 1985 in Torrance, California, Dakshini is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Bengali culture and community bonds. With over 1000 families involved, Dakshini continues to serve both the American and Indian communities through cultural, educational, and social activities. Our platform offers immersive experiences in Indian culture, along with opportunities in education and volunteering.

Key Features / Highlights

Dakshini’s motto is the ancient Sanskrit phrase “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam,” which means the world is my family. This homely, non-profit cultural organization has multiple philanthropic arms such as MILESTONE, JOY, AACE, SOCIAL INITIATIVES, etc…

Event Gallery 2024-2025

In this section you will find sweet memories and highlights of all Event held on calendar year 2024 – 2025.

  • Please Click Here to view 2024-2025’s event gallery in full.

  • Please Click Here to view past year’s event gallery.

Pujo Sankhya (Magazine)

In this section you will read all current and past Pujo Sankhya (Magazine).

  • Please Click Here to read past year’s Pujo Sankhya.

Newsletter – “THE DAKSHINI SANDESH” (Quarterly)

In this section Dakshini will publish a quarterly newsletter with content contributions from Dakshini community.

  • Please Click Here to read earlier version of Newsletter “THE DAKSHINI SANDESH” edition.

AACE Performances

In this section you will watch AACE Performance video.

  • Please Click Here to watch videos from AACE Performances.

Live / Recorded Performances

In this section you will watch Live / Recorded Performance videos.

  • Please Click Here to watch Live / Recorded Performance videos.

Latest Update

About Dakshini

Dakshini Bengali Association of California is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, charitable, educational and cultural organization. Dakshini was formed in August 1985 in Torrance, California, and is incorporated as a nonprofit tax-exempt organization since July 1986. As a community service organization, we conduct, coordinate and promote the community, cultural and social activities among the people of South Asian origin in southern California and the USA. Dakshini’s aim is to foster friendship and understanding between the people of Indian origin and beyond.

About Dakshini

Dakshini Bengali Association of California is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, charitable, educational and cultural organization. Dakshini was formed in August 1985 in Torrance, California, and is incorporated as a nonprofit tax-exempt organization since July 1986. As a community service organization, we conduct, coordinate and promote the community, cultural and social activities among the people of South Asian origin in southern California and the USA. Dakshini’s aim is to foster friendship and understanding between the people of Indian origin and beyond.

Membership Highlights

Membership Highlights

In this section, you will find Steps to procure Membership + Renew Existing Membership + Event Pass + Publishing Advertisement + Access to Concerts.

Dakshini is celebrating Durgotsav 2024 on October 11th, 12th and 13th, 2024. We invite you to attend this 3-day event full of music, activities, celebrations and more.

Due to technical reasons, we will not be able to open our Annual Membership and Event Registration on July 4th.

Featured Sponsors

Featured Sponsors

To see your advertisement here, please email us with infographic at communications@dakshini.org.

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

With over 1000 families involved today, Dakshini has grown considerably in these 27 years and continues to serve the people in America as well as people of their home state in India with its honest, dedicated intension and spirit into the next millennium. Dakshini’s motto is the ancient Sanskrit phrase “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam,” which means the world is my family. This homely, non-profit cultural organization has multiple philanthropic arms such as “MILESTONE” , “JOY”, “AACE” , “Social Initiatives”. etc.

Event Gallery 2024-2025

Event Gallery 2024-2025

In this section you will find sweet memories and highlights of all Event held on calendar year 2024 – 2025.

To see past year’s event gallery, please visit here.