Marathi Association of Sydney Inc MASI

Marathi Mandal (MASI) is an association formed by people having an interest in the Marathi language, culture and customs. Marathi is the language spoken by 70 million people in Maharashtra, a state in western India.Marathi culture, similar to Indian culture, has a long and rich history. Marathi speaking people are an integral part of the Indian nation, and have played significant roles in the richness of this civilization. Noble souls like Dnyaneshwar, great leaders like Shivaji and Lokamanya Tilak, and even present day heroes like Sachin Tendulkar form part of Maharashtra’s honorary traditions.