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Agenda for the May 23-24 Session

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Fri Apr 10 1998 - 15:04:45 PDT

Dear Sri VenkatEswara BhakthAs :

The final agenda for the SammELanam at
Pittsburgh Sri VenaktEswarA temple 
is attached .
 
Please honor us with your presence
and particpation and receive 
Sri Padmavathi SamEtha Sri VenkatEswaran's 
blessings on this occasion of tributes to them .

Inview of the anticipated volume of visitors
during this holiday period and the celebration
of VasanthOthsvam at the Temple , May I suggest
that you book your lodgings ahead of time ? 

The temple home page has a full detail 
on the Hotels , Motels ,Travel logistics , 
Map Quest Maps and temple timings . The URL is :
http://svtemple.org/
Please review the infomationn there 
with respect to your visit logistics . 


Sri SrinivAsa ParabhramaNE Nama: 
Oppiliappan Sannidhi Varadachari SadagOpan
******************************************* 

>>Saturday , May 23 ,1998
>>************************
>>9.30 AM :Recitations from the Four Vedams 
>>         ( Taped Version of selected passages )
>>
>>9.45 AM : Recitation of selected Tamil Paasurams of 
>>          AzhwArs on Sri VenaktEsa : Divya Prabhandha Ghoshti
>>
>>10.00 AM : Sri VenkatEswara Anubhavam across 
             the span of centuries: An Overview 
>>           of AzhwArs', AchAryAs' and NadhOpAsakAs'
>>           anubhavams --Sri V.Sadagopan ( New York )
>>
>>10.45 AM :Break 
>>
>>11.15 AM :Lecture Demo and singing of Krithis and 
            AzhwAr paasurams on the DasAvatharms
            of Sri VenkatEsA --Sri M.Sundar & Party :
            Part 1 ( Sri Jai Shankar Balan and 
            Sri Rajsekhar Athmakuri will provide Violin 
            and Mrudangam supportrespectively for Sri M.Sundar )        
   

>>12.15 PM Lunch
>>
>>13.15 PM Daya Sathakam of Swami Desikan on Sri VenkatesA
>>         --Sri Vijayaraghavan Srinivasan ( New York)
>>
>>14.00 PM Five AzhwArs'(Poygai , Bhutham , Pey , PaaNar and 
>>         Thirumazhisai) tributes to Sri Venkatesa
           --Sri S.Rengarajan( Michigan )
>>
>>14.45 PM Break
>>
>>15.00 PM PeriyAzhwAr's life and his tributes to 
        Sri VenkatesA--Sri T.Srikrishnan ( New York )
>>
>>15.45 PM Andal's prayers to Sri Venkatesa as KaNNan :
>>         -- Sri V. Raghavan ( Illinois)
>>
>>16.30 PM MahA VisvAsam to Sri Venkatesa and
>>         Prapatthi-- Sri V. Kanumalla (New York )
>>
>>17.00 PM Concluding Remarks for the first day  : V.Sadagopan
>>
>>17.15 PM Adjourn   
>>
>>
>>Sunday , May 24, 1998
>>**********************
>>
>>9.30  AM Sri Venkatesa Gadhyam Recitation and
>>         Kulasekara AzhwAr's tribute to Saptha Gireesan--
>>         Sri Murali Rangaswamy ( Masachusetts )
>>
>>10.15 AM NammAzhwAr's tribute to Sri Venkatesa
           --Sri N.Madhavan ( Virginia )
>>
>>11.00 AM Break
>>
>>11.15 AM Thirumangai AzhwAr's Salutations to
>>         Sri Sapthagireesan --Sri T.A. Varadhan 
           ( New Mexico )
>>
>>12.00 NOON Lunch Break
>>
>>13.00 PM Dasavatharam of Sri Venkatesa--Lecture/ 
>>         Demo--  Sri Madurai Sundar and party : Part 2
>>
>>14.00 PM Purandara Daasar and other Daasa kUta's 
>>         anubhavam of Srivaru gaaru --M.G.Prasad ( New Jersey )
>>
>>14.45 PM Break 
>>
>>15.00 PM AnnamachArya's Subha Sangeerthanamulu --
>>         Lecture/Demo : Srimathi Mythili Krishna 
           and Sri V.Krishna ( New York )
>>
>>15.45 PM Saranagathi in Sri Vaishnavite tradition-
>>         Sri Kannan Swamy ( Virginia)
>>
>>16.30 PM Recognition of participants on behalf of
        the Sri VenakteswarA Temple--Dr. Narender Reddy
>>
>>17.15 PM Adjourn 

Please contact me , if you need any additional 
information on this Bhaktha SammELanam .

V.Sadagopan