Date: February 01, 2017.
Greetings and Happy New Year from the Hindu Temple of Atlanta!
By the grace of Lord Venkateshwara and Lord Ramaligeshwara we had a very peaceful and prosperous 2016. We had over 9,000 devotees in attendance for Navodaya on January 1st, 2017 with a lot of
enthusiasm and participation.
I am privileged and excited to inform all of you that we are planning to celebrate Rajatotsava Mahotsavam (Silver Jubilee) for Lord Venkateswara, Sri Padmavathi, Sri Bhudevi and Sri Durga Devi
Prathistapana, May 19-29, 2017. Extensive preparations are underway to celebrate this grand event where we will be performing the Vishwa Shanti Venkateswara Ashtakshari Mahamantra Yagam and
Nava Chandi Yagam for Loka Kalyanam (the welfare of all devotees, universal peace and happiness). I ask all of you to participate in these monumental celebrations.
In addition to the Rajatotsava Mahotsavam we have a number of other significant happenings this year below is a sampling of some of the more significant reminders, all of which will require your attention,
support and sponsorship:
On behalf of Board of Trustees & Executive Committee, we appreciate your continued support and involvement for so many years and look forward to working with all of you for years to come.
- Key dates and ceremonies of note, please contact the Temple for more details:
- Maha Sivarathri: February 24, 2017
- Ugadi (New Year): March 28, 2017
- Sri Rama Navami: April 04, 2017
- Temple Security/Perimeter Wall: In order to continue to ensure visitors to our Temple a safe, secure, relaxing and peaceful experience, we have plans for the construction of a perimeter
wall/fence. We are soliciting funds for this endeavor and hope you donate generously to make this project a success.
- Community Support – Scholarships: We continue to be committed to supporting high potential students from the community who are in need of monetary support to supplement their
education. It is important that we increase awareness of this opportunity. Please have potential applicants contact the Temple for more details.
Wish you all the Best in 2017 and beyond.
May Sri Venkateswara Swami and Sri RamaLingeswara Swami Bless you and your family!!!!
Kusuma Kotte, President - HTA (2017-2018)
Loka Samastha Sukhino Bhavanthu