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SCHEDULE

Day and DateMorning ScheduleEvening Schedule
Friday, August 5No Event
3:00 PM

Anugna, Ganapathi Pooja, Punyahavachanam, Panchagavya Prasanam, Rakshabandhanam, Saivasthrapooja, Mritsangrahanam, Ankuraropanam, Vasthu Pooja, Bali Pariyagnikaranam, Ganapathi Homam, Arathi, Teerthaprasada Viniyogam, Maha Prasadam
Saturday, August 68.00 AM

Ganapathi Pooja, Punyahavachanam, Kalasa Sthapanam, Rudrahoma sahitha SriChakra Homam, Maha Nivedanam, Arathi, Teerthaprasada Viniyogam, Maha Prasadam
4:00 PM

Rudrahoma sahitha Sri Lalitha sahasranama Homam, Kalasa Aradhanam, Maha Nivedanam, Arathi, Teerthaprasada Viniyogam, Cultural Program, Maha Prasadam
Sunday, August 77:00 AM

Ganapathi Pooja, Punyahavachanam, Prayaschitta Homam, Maha Poornahuthi, Siva Ashtottara Kalsa Abhishekam by Donors, Sankusthapanam, Teerthaprasada Viniyogam, Maha Prasadam
No Event

 

 

CULTURAL PROGRAM

No religious event in Sanatana Dharma is complete without an accompanying cultural program. As part of this event, there will be short cultural performances by various artists whose details are below.

Saturday, August 6 at 6:00 PM

ARTISTSPROFILE

REMMIA MENON
Remmia Menon is an active member of several educational leadership organizations (both in United States and India) and is dedicated to promoting art and culture with advanced instructional technology. She is locally a well known classical singer, previously trained under Guru Vadassery Sivadasan (Carnatic musician Guruvayur) and continues under Guru Perumbavoor G Ravindranath (a well known Carnatic musician and composer). Winner of state level competition at Kerala for Astapadi and Sanskrit recitation.

Remmia Menon is the executive director and producer of ResaResa Foundation Inc., a resident of Memphis, Tennessee. Remmia is currently pursuing doctoral program at University of Memphis and holds two post graduate degrees - Master of Eduction in Instructional Technology, Strayer university and Master of Arts in Sanskrit, Sree Sankaracharya university, Kalady, India.
Neeraj Chandrashekhar started learning Vocal Music from his mother Smt. Seetha Chandrashekhar at a very tender age. He was introduced to the violin by Shri BR Manickam, and later continued under the tutelage of Smt. Sita Jayanth and Shri Vittal Ramamurthy from Chennai.

After completing his violin Arangetram in 2014, he has not only performed Solo, but has also accompanied several artists in Dallas and in India.

He has been part of an Indian Raga Labs production and also was part of an ensemble by Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran when they performed at The Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana festival.

Winner of the Sangeet Saamrat competition held in the USA, Neeraj has actively participated in several Thyagaraja, Ootthukkadu Vekatakavi and Bhadrachala Ramadasa Aradhana events in the DFW Metroplex. Most recently, he has also participated in many virtual events like Yuva Prathiba. He is a Junior majoring in Biology at the University of Texas at Dallas.

NEERAJ CHANDRASHEKHAR

AADITH NARAYAN
Aadith Narayan has acquired a wealth of experience in performing concerts all over India for the past 9 years. He has accompanied eminent musicians like OS Arun, Aruna Sairam and several others. He has been learning Mridangam for the past 17 years and is currently learning advanced Mridangam techniques from Vidwan Poongulam Subramaniam. Aadith Narayan has received praise for his aesthetic sense and style of accompaniment for which he has been awarded the “Scholarship award for Outstanding Percussion Talent” from Bharat Kalachar and the “Best Percussionist” award from Amritha Vidyalaya. He arrived at the USA in 2019 and in 2021, graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Masters in Business Analytics as a Scholar with High Distinction.
Varun Negandhi started his musical journey with tabla at the age of 3. He is a tabla visharad from Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Vidyalaya along with computer engineer from University of Mumbai. He completed his MS in computer science from University of Memphis and has been in the US since 2018.
VARUN NEGANDHI

PANDIT SHARMAJI
Nada Yogi Pandit Sharma ji was born in a Rig-vedic Brahmin family of South India. At his childhood, he was initiated into Music directly by world renowned musician His Holiness Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji in Mysore. Later he became a student of Padmasri Dr. N Ramani, Padma Bhushan Dr. Vempati Chinnasatyam and Padmashri Bhajan Sopori.

At his young age, Pandit Sharma ji surprized the world by performing Flute recital at the height of 15000 feet above sea level where even normal breathing is difficult for anyone.

Pandit Sharma ji learned ‘Music Therapy’ during his study at Gujarat Ayurved
University. He did senior diploma in flute at Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad. He was awarded by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India and served at Indian Foreign Missions in abroad as a Cultural diplomat between 2008 till 2017.

As a stage artist, he gave hundreds of Music performances around the world. His 1st International music performance began with South Korea’s 2004 Jeonju Sori Festival. Later, he performed in 2009 Bali Spirit Festival, 2010 Festival of India (Jakarta), 2014 Namaste India Festival (Japan), Indian Consulate (Sydney) in 2015, 2nd Yoga Day in Beijing, China, 2016 Food Festival in Vietnam and many more, where he displayed Music skills through his Flute & Synthesizer.

Pandit Sharma ji presents “Music for Meditation & Healing” concerts where his Music Therapy definitely helps in healing of several patients from Coma to Cancer &
Migraine to Mental tensions.

 

 

Maha Prasadam (Lunch / Dinner)

Day & DateLunch (Prepared by)Dinner (Prepared by)
Friday, August 5No LunchBy Shree and Team
Saturday, August 6Tamil Nadu Cuisine
(Pandiyan Durairajan & Team)
Andhra / Telangana Cuisine
(Annapurna Sevaks)
Sunday, August 7Andhra / Telangana Cuisine
(Hari Hara Sevaks)
No Dinner