Weekly Planning Meetings

These are open to the entire community and take place on Fridays from 4:30 to 5 PM in the Women's Center (Canaday B basement).

Aarti and Discussion

Aarti takes place every Friday at 5 PM in the Prayer Space. Discussion or other programming follows. Topics and activities are selected by our Weekly Events Chairs.

Community Dinners

Once a week, the community gets together for dinner in one of the upperclassmen dining halls. This usually takes place after our weekly event on Friday.

Scriptural Study

Scriptural studies vary semester to semester, depending on community interest. We read texts ranging from the Gita to the Ramayana to biographies or novels that speak to causes that are important to us. Contact for a specific schedule during the academic year!

Y2Y Volunteering

Dharma participates in the interfaith shift at the Y2Y homeless shelter in Harvard Square on Mondays from 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM. Contact us at to find out more and volunteer.

Chinmaya Yuva Kendra (CHYK)

CHYK meetings are not officially endorsed by Dharma, but they use the Prayer Space. Discussions happen every Thursday from 7:30 PM to 9 PM. They are a chance to discuss Hindu philosophy as taught by Swami Chinmayananda. Contact Nina Bhattacharya ( for more information.

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Special Events


Dharma celebrates Navaratri, a Hindu festival honoring the feminine divine, with garba, raas, and other Bollywood and bhangra dance.


A celebration of the Hindu new year and festival of lights entails a prayerful ritual and a wholesome family-style meal, cooked by Dharma’s senior class.


Holi is a riotous, colorful festival celebrating the arrival of spring.

Senior Tea

At Senior Tea, we appreciate our graduating seniors with games, slideshows, and shoutouts.