I spoke to Shri Chandra Ghanapatigal on Oct 5th. He said after the birth of his son, His father Shri Gopala Ghanapatigal is the one who has taken up on him to start and run the Veda Patashala in Mylapore. His grandson, that is, Shri Chandra Ghanapatigal's son's Upanayanam was held at Kanchi Mahaswamigal's adhistanam … Continue reading A Veda Patashala born with Bala Periyava’s anugraham!
WOW! Vinodh Ganapathy reached out to me with the following request: For this Deepavali, as part of Veda Rakshanam Sustenance of Vedas and with blessings of Kanchi Mahaperiyava, Sri Veda Moorthy Chandrashekarendra Saraswathi Charitable Trust wishes to extend their support to 50 Veda Patashalas across Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. Apart from offering … Continue reading Deepavali Service planned for 50 Veda Patashalas!
Two to three weeks back I spoke to Smt Padmini Prasad, who is the Secretary of Melukote Veda Patashala. This Veda Patashala is located in Melukote, in Mandya district in Karnataka and is run by them for the rural poor kids. They provide free education, boarding and lodging, clothing, food etc,. They teach them Vedas … Continue reading Let us help Melukote Veda Patashala!
Here below are some endearing pictures of Sivasthanam Veda Patshala children celebrating Pillaiyar Chaturthi on September 2nd, 2019. Sivasthanam, also called as Thenambakkam, is approximately 9 kms from Kanchi. I did not know which to enjoy more, the beautiful faces of these children of God or God Vinayaka Himself. Shankara. Today Sep 5th being Guruvaram … Continue reading Veda Patashala kids celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi!
Hello Everyone, I spoke to Shri Sylesh of Thenambakkam Veda Patshala today and they have two important requirements as stated below: 1) They are doing a pooja for a Mandala ie for a period of 48 days. They will be chanting Krishna Yajur Veda Sampoorna Gana Parayanam and Kanchi Atthi Varadar Mandala Parayanam from July … Continue reading Thenambakkam Veda Patashala needs our help!
There are just a handful of noble people who go all the way to help Temples, Veda Patashalas and Goshalas that are in need. Today I wanted to share my thoughts about two of them, Uma Vijai and Halasya Sundaram Iyer (Sundar to me). They both are from simple backgrounds. Uma lives in Melbourne, Australia. … Continue reading Sundar and Uma: Two people I admire a lot!
With the grace of HHH Maha Periva @ JP Nagar, Bangalore Anusham monthly Vaibhavam is going on since Jan 2015. Rayapuram Sri. Balu mama (Swamigal) gave HHH Maha Periva’s Padhuka during that time, since then JP Nagar Periva Gruham is filled with devotees across Bangalore and always one or other Utsavam for Periva is happening. … Continue reading Swamigal Jayanthi, Anusham & Veda Parayanam at JP Nagar, Bangalore – May 19th, 2019!
Smt Uma Vijai shared the below with us. She has organised to deliver 60 sugarcanes, as there are 112 vidhyathris Veda Patashala students in Athur Veda Patashala for the Pongal festival that falls on January 15th, 2019. Please see the beautiful pictures below: The below is her next project that she received from Shri Kamakoti Mama, … Continue reading Pongal Sugarcanes for Athur Veda Patashala!
Sri Veda Moorthy Chandrasekaran Saraswathi Charitable Trust in Bangalore are distributing Deepavali bakshanams Sweets and Savouries and new clothes for Veda Patashala children and teachers in approximately 38 Veda Patashalas in Bangalore this year 2018. The trustees are Radhakrishnan, Kamal Narayanan, Sabari Girish, Anjana Girish and Vinodh Ganapathy and it is their collective, noble effort. The … Continue reading It is Deepavali only when Veda Patashala children Smile!
Why do we always say that we want to contribute a 'Small' amount for Veda Patashalas or other charities? Why not a 'Big' amount? And, why are satisfied with this small one-time contribution? Why not make it regular? (Of course, a small amount is obviously better that ZERO amount, but still, why only small amounts … Continue reading Why only a ‘SMALL’ amount for Vedas?