Please participate in the below activities on both days to celebrate Pujyashri Mathioli R. Saraswathy’s 75th birthday celebration at Thulasi.
Wednesday, September 23: Shri Akka’s 75th star birthday celebration (Utthrashada Nakshatra)
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Thulasi will be open. Activities include Shri Amma’s padhuka abhishekam, rangoli decoration, chanting, Children’s program, potluck dinner. Please see the details below. Due to traffic considerations, activities are planned from 7 PM, but you may visit anytime starting at 5 PM.
7:00 PM – A specific rangoli design will be available on a wooden board. Devotees can bring flowers, and help decorate and complete the rangoli. Please plan to bring flowers for this and the puja. The completed rangoli will be offered at the end of chanting.
7:00 PM onwards until 8:00 PM – Abhishekam to Pujyashri Akka’s padhukas. All devotees can offer milk to Shri AMMA’s padhukas and then join the chanting.
7:15 PM to 8:30 PM – Lalitha Sahasranamam chanting, followed by Thrisadhi and Shri Akhilandeshwari slokam chanting followed by maha aarthi
8:45 PM onwards – Dinner (potluck). Please contact Smt. Shyamala Ramakrishnan for potluck menu details at (408) 498-1604.
Saturday, September 26 – Homams conducted on the occasion of Shri Akka’s 75th birthday
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM – Ganapathy, Navagraha, Ayush, and Mrithunjaya homam
Interested devotees are requested to contact Shri Ramakrishnan and Smt. Shyamala Ramakrishnan at (408) 498-1604 or email@example.com with your Gothram, Name and Nakshatram/Rasi details. Sankalpam amount is $101/- per family. Family includes (husband/wife and children)
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM – Cultural activities by children of Nandalala Mission children club.
11:30 AM onwards – Lunch (potluck). Please contact Smt. Shyamala Ramakrishnan for potluck menu details at (408) 498-1604.