"SAMASTI" - A Non-Profit 501 (c) (3) Public Charitable Organization, is incorporated to reach better collective outcomes by bonding and bridging, inculcating the essence of oneness and togetherness, moving forward together in creating an engaged community. To provide a forum where the Asian Indian Community members living at Folsom Ranch can make an effort to learn their community’s social and natural history, and make connections between their particular area of interests and broader civic concerns. They should be able to reach out to everyone and participate in artistic and cultural collaboration, and community events, engage in discussions about what they value and develop actions for addressing the problems at hand.
“SAMASTI ” (समष्टि, समस्ति) in Sanskrit means Collectiveness, Collective Existence, Totality, and Equal
“SAMASTI ” at Folsom Ranch is a governing and programming body which provides a quality and equitable platform for the residents of Folsom Ranch who have an interest in the Indian culture to shape the cultural behavior within and become good citizens.
The specific and primary purposes are to operate the SAMASTI as a Non-Profit Charitable Organization of Asian Indians at Folsom Ranch, Folsom CA
To propagate and perpetuate the charitable, cultural, secular heritage, and values of India
To provide opportunities to the members of the Asian Indian Community with the intent of improving their skills through various programs
To furtherance of friendship and understanding with people of other cultural backgrounds.
Improve lives of Asian Indian members at Folsom Ranch as well as others (often family members) still living back home
Spread the knowledge of true Indian culture; Educate our children and the community at large about India and its vast diversified cultural heritage
Foster goodwill between the people of Asian Indian decent and other culture backgrounds
Be able to relax with other people from back home; Share memories, cultural diversity, celebrate the traditional Indian and religious holidays that are not recognized in the US
Networking get-togethers and other ways for Asian Indian community members to interact and form meaningful relationships and partnerships (business); share leads and join in projects with other successful business professionals
Find activities to be fun and meet new people in both the Asian Indian and the local community at large
Promote the welfare of the Asian Indians and to address issues of integration with mainstream America
Development and progress of Asian Indian community through charitable, cultural and educational activities
This is a social network formed by many volunteers. Alongside our cultural representations, SAMASTI also hosts/coordinates
Cultural service activities and events - performances, cultural-evenings, fairs, parades, celebrations of festivals of all religions
Socials, and community service gatherings in a mission to make residents feel at home and united.
Necessary academic, social, physical and technological knowledge and skills for continuous improvement.