Nandalala Mission Youth Concert: Sunday, June 25th at 2:30 PM

Jai Shri Nandalala!

Nandalala Mission will be hosting a Youth Concert on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 2:30 PM in Sunnyvale, California.

Performance by:

  • Adithi Suresh (Disciple of Smt. Kasthuri Shivakumar) – Vocals

Accompanied by:

  • Aparna Thyagarajan – Violin
  • Ajay Gopi – 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 – June 2017

Nandalala Mission NJ – Activities Planned for June 2017

Hi Everyone,

Here are the activities planned for the month of June 2017.

Please Note: Nandalala Children’s club meets on Thursdays from 6:45 – 7:45 PM.

#1 – Friday, June 9th, 2017 at 6:15 PM: 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 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 also send an email to nandalala.nj@gmail.com and we will get you the necessary items. The attached PDF contains additional details.

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

Address
1 Shady Brook Lane
Cranbury, NJ 08512

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#2 – Sunday, June 11th, 2017 at 10:30 AM: Matru Seva
Matru Seva for the month of June will be held on Sunday, June 11th at 10:30 AM. We will 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

#3 – Sunday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:45 PM: Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Sankata Hara Chaturthi Pooja will be held at Lakshmi/Bala’s house on Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 6:45 PM. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance and help us plan accordingly.

Address
27 Barrington Drive
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Phone: (609) 799-3390

#4 – Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 10:15 AM: Sree Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting

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 above.

Address
1 Shady Brook Lane
Cranbury, NJ 08512

#5 – Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 7:00 PM: Nandalala Satsang

Please join us for a satsang celebrating Her Holiness Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s birthday. Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 28th to confirm your attendance and help us plan accordingly. Also, please contact Madhuri if you will 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

#6 – Every Thursday from 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM: Nandalala Children’s Club

With Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s (Pujyasri Akka’s) blessings, we have started a Nandalala Children’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

Opportunity to Participate in First Anniversary of Prana Prathishta of Shri Akhilandeshwari, HTAV (Lancaster, CA)

Dear Devotees,

With the Blessings of Pujyashri Mathioli Saraswathy, we are celebrating the first anniversary of Prana Prathishta of Shri AKILANDESHWARI at the Hindu Temple of Antelope Valley (HTAV) in Lancaster, CA. Festivities are planned for June 10th and June 11th. Details can be found here: Program and Invitation Details

Please participate in person if you are able to!

Sree Amma has suggested that adorning Shri AKILANDESHWARI with PEARL MALA or HARAM is auspicious. Devotees who would like to participate in this special Pooja can do so by contributing towards this special offering; the temple will arrange for the pearls and decoration. This is to enable a uniform mala that can be designed to be clearly visible. Devotees will receive the pearls strands donated by them after the puja as prasad. Only one set of pearls available per family.

Details regarding the donation are as follows:

Set #1 includes 10 pearls. Each pearl is 7mm in size. Donation: $40.00 USD.

Set #2 includes 10 pearls. Each pearl is 10mm in size. Donation: $80.00 USD.

If you would like to reserve a set of pearls, please provide following information to Kavitha, at kpathmar@uclabruins.com:
Name:
Address:
Pearl Size: 7mm or 10mm

If you would like to mail your check in advance, please make the check out to HTAV in the amount of $40 or $80 USD.

Mail your check to:
Kavitha Pathmarajah
1621 Barry Ave., #PH1
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 867-9566
kpathmar@uclabruins.com

Please email Kavitha when you mail your check so she can look out for it.

Thanks,
Nandalala Mission

Bay Area Upcoming Event Schedule + Email Subscription Options

Jai Shri Nandalala!

Please find below the schedule and details of upcoming events in the Bay Area for May and early June. We encourage you to attend with your family and friends.

May 20th from 9:00 -11:00 AM: Nanda Adventure Hike #3
– Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve, Redwood City, CA 94062

May 21st:

  • 10:30 AM: Likhit Satyanarayan Puja – AAMLA
    • 423 Summercreek Ln, San Ramon, CA 94583
  • 3:30 – 5:00 PM: Kids Against Hunger – Meal Packing/Matru Seva
    • 1258 Quarry Lane #H, Pleasanton, CA

June 3rd from 9:00 – 11:00 AM: Brown Bag Lunch Packing and Delivery – Matru Seva
– 2851 Mesquite Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051

June 11th from 5:00 – 8:00 AM: On-site breakfast preparation service – Matru Seva
– 2011 Little Orchard Street, San Jose, CA 95125

Additionally, we would like to provide email subscription options to help streamline message delivery and declutter your inbox. Once preferences are updated, you will continue to receive upcoming event schedules, such as the one above, along with emails from your chosen stream.

Please click on the following link to update your email subscription preferences:
https://goo.gl/forms/w8IleCUbcpNLy1a82

Best wishes,
Nandalala Mission

Nanda Adventures – Hike #3 at Russian Ridge OSP

Dear Hiking Enthusiasts,

Hike #3 brings us to the Peninsula for a warm, sunny hike at the Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve. On a clear day, this hike offers great views of the Bay Area on one side and the ocean on the other. This preserve is also known for wildflowers; we may be able to catch the tail end of this year’s super bloom if we’re lucky!

Be sure to bring a hat and water. The trail is exposed and the weather is set to be warm.

Please click on this link to RSVP so that we can wait for all the hikers before we start. This would also help us in the case of a change of date due to weather.

Additional details about the hiking club can be found here.

Add this event to your calendar:   iCalendar  •  Google Calendar  •  Outlook  •  Outlook Online  •  Yahoo! Calendar

Date: Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Start time: 9:00 AM

Hike End Time: Approximately 11 AM

Meeting Point:  https://goo.gl/maps/wpUCm8hwFBk (parking lot on Alpine Rd, very close to the intersection with Skyline Blvd)

Featured Hike: http://bahiker.com/southbayhikes/russianridge.html

About the hike: An easy 3.6 mile hike atop the ridge with an option of 4.5 miles with views of the bay and the ocean!

Park Map: https://www.openspace.org/sites/default/files/map_RR.pdf

Nandalala Mission NJ – Activities Planned for May 2017

Hi Everyone,

Here are the activities planned for the month of May 2017.

Please Note: Nandalala Children’s club meets on Thursdays from 6:45 – 7:45 PM.

#1 – Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 6:15 PM: 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 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 also send an email to nandalala.nj@gmail.com and we will get you the necessary items. The attached PDF contains additional details.

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

Address
1 Shady Brook Lane
Cranbury, NJ 08512

#2 – Sunday, May 14th, 2017 at  5:30 PM: Sankata Hara Chaturthi
Sankata Hara Chaturthi Pooja for this month will be held at Deepika/Bharghav’s house. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance and help us plan accordingly.

Address
20 Ave at Port Imperial
Apt 407
West New York, NJ

#3 – Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 10:15 AM: Sree Vishnu Sahasranamam Chanting

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

#4 – Every Thursday from 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM: Nandalala Children’s Club

With Pujyasri Mathioli Saraswathy’s (Pujyasri Akka’s) blessings, we have started a Nandalala Children’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

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

Group Satyanarayan Puja: Saturday, May 14th, 2017

Jai Shri Nandalala!!!

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

Date/Time: Saturday, May 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Venue: San Jose, CA (address given upon registration)

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

Guidelines for the Puja

  • 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: Unlike other puja’s we conduct, for this puja NO prasad will be mailed for outstation devotees, as rava kesari is perishable. we will not be able to send the prasad to outstation devotees as Kesari is perishable.
  • 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.
  • The sponsorship/registration for the puja is $ 27/- (USD).
  • Puja will be performed under the guidance of Pandit Umashankar Dikshit Ji or Pandit Tejasji of SVCC temple in Fremont.
  • 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