His holiness also introduced and released Hindu Oli honoring Maha Munivar of Jaffna His Holiness Siva Yoga Swamigal, a publication of All Ceylon Hindu Congress, sponsored by Saivite Tamil Foundation. His holiness had an informal discussion with the children and adults which was followed with traditional Sri Lankan dinner. [photo gallery]
On Monday, August 13, 2007 the Saivite Tamil Foundation hosted Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami, successor to Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, and 163rd preceptor of the Nandinatha Sampradaya’s Kailasa Parampara. Satguru Bodhinatha is the spiritual leader of Kauai Aadheenam and publisher of Hinduism Today.
Satsang was held at the home of Dr. & Mrs. Jeyendran and attended by members of the Chicago area Sri Lankan community. Satguru Bodhinatha heartily endorsed the formation of the Saivite Tamil Foundation and offered the assistance of Kauai Aadheenam with the mission of the Foundation. [photo gallery]
Saivite Children Summer Camp is held in Chicago, Illinois in June. Children of all ages attend this four day retreat which is conducted by Rishi Thondunathan. Events include classes for all level of children, philosophical discussions for adults and yoga instruction. Children also participate in outdoor activities including hiking and field trip to nearby hindu temple.
Pancha Ganapati is a modern Hindu festival of the Five-Faced Maha Ganapati. This festival falls during the month of December and lasts for five days from December 21 through 25. Pancha Ganapati is a Hindu expression of the natural season of worship, gift giving and celebration.
- Nutrition & Dietary Information Session
- Stress of Life
- Women’s Health – What You Should Know
Elderly Home Visits
- Canada pictures
Balar Kala Mandram organizes the following events.
Thai Pongal [2015 2014]
Thai Pongal is celebrated by the Tamil people all over the world. It is celebrated to convey the appreciation and thankfulness to the Sun as it acts as the primary energy behind agriculture and a good harvest.
Navarathiri means nine nights. This festival celebrates the power of the feminine aspect of divinity or shakti.