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“To overcome the vicissitudes of life’s arduous journey, you need, not only mental strength, but patience as well. Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy

 

Visit our Gallery for images Pujyasree Mathioli R. Saraswathy’s visit to the US

Nandalala Mission Youth Concert: Sunday, January 22nd at 2:00 PM

Jai Shri Nandalala!

Nandalala Mission will be hosting a Youth Concert on Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 PM in Sunnyvale, California.

Performance by:

  • Sahithi & Shravanthi Shankar, Sri Paduka Academy – Vocals

Accompanied by:

  • Shreyas Srinivasan, Disciple of Smt. Narmada – Violin
  • Avinash Anand, Disciple of Sri Ramesh Srinivasan – Mridangam

Venue
737 Sequoia Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Please attend the concert to support the musicians!

The Nandalala Mission Youth Concert series is a primary fundraiser for Balakrishna Project, which provides milk and butter to a local shelter. Monetary and Safeway gift card donations are welcome!

Light refreshments will be provided. For children who are looking for community service opportunities, please contact us if you are available to help at this concert.

Please visit www.nandalala.com for more information on Nandalala Mission events.
Please see the attached PowerPoint for more details.

Nandalala Mission Youth Concert – January 2017

Nandalala Mission NJ – Activities Planned for January 2017

Hi Everyone,

Happy New Year! Here are the activities planned for the month of January 2017. Mark your calendars!

#1 – Thursday, January 12th, 2017: Purnima – Sree Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting

We will have Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting on Purnima day at Prarthanai Peetam (Raju Venkataraman’s house).

Her Holiness, Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy (Pujyasri Akka), has given us a special kolam that we can put at Prarthanai Peetam to have our prayers answered. If you would like to do this kolam, please send a reply to nandalala.nj@gmail.com and we will get you the necessary items.

If you would like to do this special kolam, please arrive by 6:15 PM as the kolam needs to be done before the chanting (and chanting will start at 7:00 PM sharp). Please see the attached PDF for additional details.

Please RSVP if you plan on attending. We will just have a small prasadam on purnima day after the pooja.

Address
1 Shady Brook Lane
Cranbury, NJ 08512

Special Kolam

#2 – Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 5:30 PM: Sankata Hara Chaturthi

Sankata Hara Chaturthi Pooja for the month of December would be held at Priya/Ravi’s house on Sunday, January 15th at 5:30 PM. Please RSVP to confirm attendance and help us plan accordingly.

Address
Priya and Ravi
17 Kent Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
Contact: (609) 647-1997 / (609) 647-8307

#3 – Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 PM: Satsang Celebrating Her Holiness Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s Birthday

Please join us for a satsang celebrating Her Holiness Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s birthday. Please RSVP by Thursday, January 19th to confirm attendance and help us plan accordingly. Also please contact Madhuri if you would be able to make prasadam (dish) for this event.

Address
Siva Ganesh and Madhuri
25 Ashford Drive
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Sivaganesh: (908) 581-8664
Madhuri: (609) 439-7188

#4 – Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 10:15 AM: Sree Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting

Sree Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting will be held on Sunday, January 29th at 10:15 AM.

Her Holiness, Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy (Pujyasri Akka), has given us a special kolam that we can put at Prarthanai Peetam to have our prayers answered. If you would like to do this kolam, please reply to nandalala.nj@gmail.com and we will get you the necessary items.

If you would like to do this special kolam, please arrive by 10:15 AM as the kolam needs to be done before the chanting (and chanting will start at 11:00 AM sharp).  Please RSVP by Friday, January 27th if you plan on attending. Please also contact Madhuri if you would like to make an item for the lunch. Additional details are listed in the PDF below.

Address
1 Shady Brook Lane
Cranbury, NJ 08512

Special Kolam

#5 – Every Thursday from 5:00 – 6:00 PM: Nandalala Children’s Club

WIth Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s (Pujyasri Akka’s) blessings, we have started a Nandalala Childeren’s club in New Jersey. It is a great opportunity for kids to learn about our culture from storytelling to cultural programs (e.g., drama) and more. If your child would like to join the club, please contact Madhuri at (609) 439-7188.

Address
Siva Ganesh and Madhuri
25 Ashford Drive
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Madhuri: (609) 439-7188


All donations to Nandalala Mission are deductible for tax purposes.

Please forward these event details to friends and family who may be interested in joining us in any of these activities.

Please send all your replies to Sivaganesh and Madhuri at nandalala.nj@gmail.com. For any questions, please contact Madhuri (609-439-7188), Sivaganesh (908-581-8664), or Anandhi Venkat (609-213-9602).

Jai Nandalala!

Regards,
Madhuri & Siva Ganesh

 

Nandalala Mission Group Sathyanarayana Puja: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Jai Shri Nandalala!!!

Let’s start the new year by invoking Lord Satyanarayana’s grace!

As per the guidance of our Guru and Founder of Nandalala Mission, PujyaShri Mathioli Saraswathy, we are happy to organize Group Satyanarayan Puja.

Date/Time: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Venue: Pinole, CA (address will be shared later)

Please contact either Namrata (namrata_apte@hotmail.com) or Umesh (umesh_ma@hotmail.com) for the registration and details.

Guidelines for the Puja

A. Individuals/couples can perform the puja. Outstation devotees who can’t be present may sponsor for the puja and their names will be included in the Sankalpa. One Sankalpa includes either an individual or a couple with their unmarried children.

Please note: We will not be able to send prasad to outstation devotees as Kesari is perishable.

B. If you wish to perform the puja, please register as soon as possible as the seating is limited and available on first come first served basis.

C. The sponsorship/registration for the puja is US $ 27/-.

D. Puja will be performed under the guidance of Pandit Umashankar Dikshit Ji of the SVCC temple in Fremont.

E. Devotees who will perform the puja will all collectively bring fruits, flowers, etc., and other puja supplies will be provided by Nandalala Mission. A detailed list of the items to bring will be provided upon registration.

Thanks,
Nandalala Mission

January 2017 Thulasi Events

Jai Shri Nandalala!

We wish you and your family a very happy new year. We thank you for your support in 2016 and look forward to your continued participation in 2017! Listed below are planned satsangs at Thulasi for January.

Weekly Events

  • Every Monday – (2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th) – Sri Rudram Chanting @ 7:00 PM
  • Every Thursday – (5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th) – Sri Vishnu Sahasra Namam Chanting @ 7:00 PM
  • Every Saturday – Bhajans @ 6:30 PM. We are looking to expand our group in 2017, so please join us!

Monthly Events

  • Sunday, January 1st – Ganapathi Abhishekam @ 7 AM. Please call for sponsorship details. Special decoration to usher in the New Year.
  • Friday, January 13th – Thai Velli, Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam chanting @ 7 PM
  • Wednesday, January 25th – Masa Shivarathri, Rudram Chanting @ 7 PM
  • Thursday, January 26th – Uttarashada star – Pada Puja for Shri Akka’s Paduka’s @ 7 PM

General Information

  • Sunday, January 8th – Vaikunta Ekadasi
  • Wednesday, January 11th – Arudra Darshanam – Thiruvadharai Kali
  • Friday, January 13th – Bhogi
  • Saturday, January 14th – Makara Sankaranthi

Please join us on the days above for darshan, satsang, and prasad! Rangoli prayers for specific wishes can be offered at Thulasi as per guidance provided by Pujya Shri Mathioli Saraswathy. Avail yourself of this unique opportunity to instill and spread hope and gain solace!

Thulasi is open Wednesday through Sunday during the following hours: 10 AM – 1 PM and 5 PM to 8 PM. Please call 408-498-1604 or write to thulasi.nandalala@gmail.com for details, and participation.

Thanks,
Thulasi Committee

Nandalala Mission Youth Concert: Sunday, December 18th at 2:00 PM

Jai Shri Nandalala!

Nandalala Mission will be hosting a Youth Concert on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM in Sunnyvale, California.

Performance by:

  • Ananya Devanath – Vocals

Accompanied by:

  • Sahana Prasanna – Violin
  • Hariharan Sundararaman – Mridangam

Venue
737 Sequoia Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Please attend the concert to support the musicians!

The Nandalala Mission Youth Concert series is a primary fundraiser for Balakrishna Project, which provides milk and butter to a local shelter. Monetary and Safeway gift card donations are welcome!

Light refreshments will be provided. For children who are looking for community service opportunities, please contact us if you are available to help at this concert.

Please visit www.nandalala.com for more information on Nandalala Mission events.
Please see the attached PowerPoint for more details.

Nandalala Mission Youth Concert – December 2016

Nandalala Mission NJ – Activities Planned for December 2016

Dear Everyone,

Here are the activities planned for the month of December 2016.

#1 – Tuesday, December 13th, 2016: Purnima – Sree Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting

We will have Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam Chanting on Purnima day at Prarthanai Peetam (Raju Venkataraman’s house).

Her Holiness, Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy (Pujyasri Akka), has given us a special kolam that we can put at Prarthanai Peetam to have our prayers answered. If you would like to do this kolam, please send a reply to nandalala.nj@gmail.com and we will get you the necessary items.

If you would like to do this special kolam, please arrive by 6:15 PM as the kolam needs to be done before the chanting (and chanting will start at 7:00 PM sharp). Please see the attached PDF for additional details.

Please RSVP if you plan on attending. We will just have a small prasadam on purnima day after the pooja.

Address
1 Shady Brook Lane
Cranbury, NJ 08512

Special Kolam

#2 – Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 7:00 PM: Sankata Hara Chaturthi

Sankata Hara Chaturthi Pooja for the month of December would be held at Kanthi/Mani’s house on Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 7:00 PM. Please RSVP to confirm attendance and help us plan accordingly.

Address
Kanthi and Mani
Villagio Community
93 Davinci Drive
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
Phone: (315) 724-7450

#3 – Sunday, December 18th, 2016 at 6:00 PM: Satsang Celebrating Her Holiness Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s Birthday

Please join us for a satsang celebrating Her Holiness Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s birthday. Please RSVP by Thursday, December 15th to confirm attendance and help us plan accordingly. Also please contact Madhuri if you would be able to make prasadam (dish) for this event. Thank you.

Address
Siva Ganesh and Madhuri
25 Ashford Drive
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Sivaganesh: (908) 581-8664
Madhuri: (609) 439-7188

#4 – Saturday, December 24th, 2016 at 10:30 AM: Matru Seva

Matru Seva for the month of December will be held on Saturday, December 24th at 10:30 AM.

We request your support in this endeavor. If you would like to donate to this cause, you can do so by cash/check payable to Nandalala Mission. Checks can be sent to the address given below. Please let us know if you can help with delivering the bags to the shelter. Thank you so much!

Address
Siva Ganesh and Madhuri
25 Ashford Drive
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Sivaganesh: (908) 581-8664
Madhuri: (609) 439-7188

#5 – Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 10:15 AM: Sree Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting

Sree Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting will be held on Saturday, December 31st at 10:15 AM.

Her Holiness, Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy (Pujyasri Akka), has given us a special kolam that we can put at Prarthanai Peetam to have our prayers answered. If you would like to do this kolam, please reply to nandalala.nj@gmail.com and we will get you the necessary items.

If you would like to do this special kolam, please arrive by 10:15 AM as the kolam needs to be done before the chanting (and chanting will start at 11:00 AM sharp). Please see the attached PDF for additional details.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, December 27th if you plan on attending. Please contact Madhuri if you would like to make an item for the lunch.

Address
1 Shady Brook Lane
Cranbury, NJ 08512

Special Kolam


All donations to Nandalala Mission are deductible for tax purposes.

Please forward these event details to friends and family who may be interested in joining us in any of these activities.

Please send all your replies to Sivaganesh and Madhuri at nandalala.nj@gmail.com. For any questions, please contact Madhuri (609-439-7188), Sivaganesh (908-581-8664), or Anandhi Venkat (609-213-9602).

Jai Nandalala!

Regards,
Madhuri & Siva Ganesh

Nandalala Mission Youth Concert Series: Sunday, November 16th at 2:00 PM

Jai Shri Nandalala!

Nandalala Mission will be hosting a Youth Concert on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 2:00 PM in Sunnyvale, California.

Performance by:

  • Anirudh Ramadurai – Vocals

Accompanied by:

  • Shreyas Srinivasan – Violin
  • Achyut Srinivasan – Mridangam

Venue
737 Sequoia Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Please attend the concert to support the musicians!

The Nandalala Mission Youth Concert series is a primary fundraiser for Balakrishna Project, which provides milk and butter to a local shelter. Monetary and Safeway gift card donations are welcome!

Light refreshments will be provided. For children who are looking for community service opportunities, please contact us if you are available to help at this concert.

Please visit www.nandalala.com for more information on Nandalala Mission events.
Please see the attached PowerPoint for more details.

Nandalala Mission Youth Concerts – November 2016