UPDATED Nandalala Mission NJ – Activities Planned for December 2015 and Chennai Relief

Dear Everyone!

Please note the change in date for Nandalala Bhajans. It will be held on December 19th instead of Sunday, December 6th.

Nandalala Mission will collect funds to help families affected by the torrential rains in Chennai. There is going to be a large scale distribution of basic essentials (food, clothing, stove, medicines etc.) to help these families get back on their feet. We are already supplying food packets in Chennai. If you would like to contribute towards Chennai disaster relief, please send your donations to Nandalala Mission at the address below:

Siva Ganesh and Madhuri
25 Ashford Drive
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

(Checks payable to Nandalala Mission)

Please mark your calendars for all the activities for the month of December.

#1 – Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM: Satsang Celebrating Her Holiness Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s 75th Birthday Celebration

Please join us for a satsang celebrating Her Holiness Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s 75th birthday. Please RSVP by Sunday, December 6th to confirm attendance so that we can plan accordingly.

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

#2 – Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM: Health talk (Topic: Headache) by Dr. Mani at Plainsboro, NJ

We are so pleased to announce a health talk (topic: headaches) by neurologist Dr. Mani as a special event this month. We encourage you to please attend and get valuable information and have your questions answered. Please see details of this event in the schedule below.

Dr. Mani received his MBBS/MD from Trivandrum Medical college in India. After completing his MD, he moved to the US and continued to specialize in Neurology. He became a member of the Fellow of Royal College of Medicine (FRCP) from Canada and obtained his board certification in neurology from the American Board of Neurology. He joined the US Air Force and worked as neurologist in the first few years of his career and then moved into private practice in upstate New York (having practiced for over 30 years).

He received the following awards for providing outstanding physician support:

1. Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorial Service
2. Outstanding Physicians Award from Slocum Dickson Medical group where he practiced for 30 years in upstate New York

We are planning this event so that everyone will have ample time to get their questions answered. Please RSVP by Wednesday, December 9th if you would like to attend this event so that we can plan accordingly. Please contact Madhuri if you will be able to make a dish for this event.

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

#3 – Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 11:00 AM: Matru Seva in Plainsboro, NJ

Matru Seva for the month of December will be held on Sunday, December 13th at 11:00 AM. We plan to deliver 100 brown bag lunches to a soup kitchen. We will meet at Siva Ganesh and Madhuri’s house (address given below) and pack the lunches.

We request your support in this endeavor. If you would like to donate for this cause, you may do so by cash/check payable to Nandalala Mission. Checks can be sent to the address given below.

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

#4 – SaturdayDecember 19, 2015 at 4:30 PM: Nandalala Bhajans

Calling all singers and anyone who loves music!!! Please come and join us!!

Please join us for divine group bhajans on Sunday, December 6th, at 4:30 PM at Anandhi/Venkat’s house. Prasadam will be served after the bhajans. Please contact Madhuri if you will be able to make a dish (prasadam). Please RSVP by Wednesday, December 16th so that we can plan accordingly.

Address TBD

#5  Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 10:30 AM: Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting

Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting for the month of December will be held on Sunday, December 20th at Priya/Ravi’s house. Please arrive by 10:30 AM as chanting will begin at 11:00 AM sharp. Please RSVP by Tuesday, December 15th to help us plan accordingly. Please contact Madhuri if you will be able to make prasadam (dish) for this event.

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

#6 – Monday, December 28, 2015 at 6:30 PM: Sankata Hara Chaturthi Pooja

Sankata Hara Chaturthi Pooja for the month of December will be held at Deepika/Bharghav’s house on Monday, December 28 at 6:30 PM. Please RSVP by Monday, December 20th to confirm attendance to help us plan accordingly. Please contact Madhuri if you will be able to make prasadam (dish) for this event.

Address
Deepika and Bharghav
328 W 86th Street, Apt #10B
New York, NY 10024

Home: (347) 474-6540
Deepika’s Cell: (347) 532-0869


All donations to Nandalala Mission are deductible for tax purposes.

Please forward this email to friends and family who will be interested to join 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