June 2010 E-Newsletter

Hindu Temple of Las Vegas
Jain Center of Las Vegas
1701 Sageberry Drive, Las Vegas NV 89144
(A Non Profit Organization)

June 2010 Vol 6 E-Newsletter

Dear Devotees,

The Hindu Society of Nevada E-News letter is sent every month providing details of the activities scheduled at the Temple. The following is a list of Temple activities for the month of June 2010.

9th Temple Anniversary Celebrations:
We thank all Devotees, Sponsors and Volunteers for making the 9th Temple Anniversary a successfull event. We also thank the Sindhi Community and VETA (Vegas Telugu Association) for preparing food for 250 and 500 devotees respectively. We are especially thankful to our Panditji Sri Gopalakrishna Panchangam and his assistants Sri Chalapathi Samudrala and Sri KM Narayanan for performing the Sri Lakshmi Narayana Havan with great austerity.

We had a total of 53 sponsors and were able to collect donations in the amount of $27,853. Expenses for the event were $4,821. Net proceeds to the Temple from this event was $23,032. Ash from the Havan and Kumkum from the Pooja is available at the Temple for all devotees. Anniversary pictures have been loaded to the Temple website.

Please click here for the 9th Anniversary message from the Board of Trustees detailing the current 'Status' of the Temple and 'Future' projects and tasks.

Temple Activities in June

Bhartanatyam Dance Performance:
June 19th (Saturday) - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
A Bhartanatyam dance performance by students of Charulata Jayaraman (Irvine, CA) will take place at the Temple on June 19th. Please note that if you wish to schedule a classical event in the Temple, you can do so by donating an amount of $251 for use of the Premises. Please click on the link below for information on this dance performance.

Regular Monthly Events in June

Sri Balaji Abhishekam: CHANGE IN SCHEDULE - PLEASE NOTE THE DATE
June 12 (Saturday) - 10:45 am. - 12:30 pm
During the Abhishekam, Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram is recited. Devotees are requested to bring Fruits, Flowers and a Gallon of Milk. Devotees can sponsor the Abhishekam for $101 and Archana for $21.00. Please bring Milk ONLY if you are sponsoring the Abhishekam.

Sri Siva Abhishekam:
June 7, 14, 21, 28 (every Monday) - 10:30 am - 11:30 am.
Devotees are requested to bring Fruits, Flowers and a Gallon of Milk. Devotees can sponsor and perform the Abhishekam for $101. Please bring Milk ONLY if you are sponsoring the Abhishekam.

Sri Satyanarayana Pooja:
June 26th (Saturday) - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sri Satyanarayana Pooja is performed at the Temple on Poornima (full moon day) every Month. Devotees can sponsor the Pooja for $101.

Administrative Matters

Temple Administration - Executive Committee:
The term of the current Executive Committee will expire on July 31st, 2010. We are looking for Volunteers who are willing to serve the Temple for the term August 1st, 2010 - July 31st, 2012. The following positions are open for Volunteers - President, Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary and Treasurer.
This is a Temple for the Community and preference will be given to new qualified volunteers for these posts. Each and every person in this community will have an opportunity to serve the Temple if they so desire. Please contact any member of the Selection Committee listed below if interested. The last date to file your nomination is June 30th, 2010.

Selection Committee: Rao Gondy (813-8900), Ramesh Piplani (445-4223) and Nirmalya Chatterjee (837-0738).

New Temple Website:
New Temple website is up and running. Please visit the redesigned Temple website at www.hindutemplelv.org. We thank our web master Mr. Sanjay Palherkar for spending an enormous amount of time in this redesign effort. We plan to add additional enhancements in the coming months to automate the process of registering your address and e-mail information, payments, dynamic view of Temple calendar, etc., Please e-mail your comments regarding the redesign of the temple website to contactus@hindutemplelv.org.

Thank You,

Temple Adminsitration