WAUSAU — An event that focuses on Indian culture, history and holistic healing will be held in Wausau in March.
International Dinner – India will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 1 at the UW Center for Civic Engagement in Wausau.
Dr. Shailly Rishi will share her life experiences in Indian culture, poetry, her close-knit social upbringing, historical forts, palaces and traditional holistic healing system. Rishi will also share her travel experiences to the Himalayas and other parts of India.
Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by the lecture and a dinner, which includes samosas, paneer pakora, chicken tikka masala and rice pudding.
Rishi has been a resident of Wausau for 12 years. Prior to living in the United States, she worked as the chief of medical staff in a hospital in India. Her husband, Dr. Daljeet Rishi, is a physician at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Shailly has started a yoga and Ayurveda center, based on ancient Indian and holistic science.
The cost is $35 per person.
Registration deadline is Feb. 22.
To register, call 715-261-6294 or visit ce.uwc.edu/wausau/catalog/international-dinner-india/7363.
The event is hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Wausau Office of Continuing Education and Outreach Education.