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Bhaktha Sammelana , Venkateswara Temple , Pittsburgh : August 30-31, 97

From: V. Sadagopan (75041.3037_at_compuserve.com)
Date: Sun Aug 24 1997 - 15:31:45 PDT

Dear Friends : Dr. Bindu Madhavan of the Dwaitha List 
is the organizer of the above two day meeting at Pittsburgh .
He has requested Sri Vijay Srinivasan and myself to post 
the program for the benefit of the Bhakthi List members .
Here is the final program sent by him : 

Saturday , August 30
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9:00 - 9.30 am Suprabhatham ( His Holiness Sri Sugunendra
Swamiji of Putige Mutt , Udupi and his group will participate) 

9.30 am Procession from MahA Mantapam to Lecture Hall with
Vedic Chanting 

9.45 am- Vedic Invocation at the Lecture Hall

10-10.10 am Welcome by Sri Venkateswara Temple officials

10.10-10.30 am Inaugural address by H.H. Sri Sugunendra Swamiji

10.30-11.15 am Dasama Skandam of Srimadh Bhagavatham and 
Sri KrishNAnubhavam in India -- Dr . Varadachari Sadagopan 

11.15-12.00 The significance of the episode of SudAmA --Professor
T. VenkatAchAryA 

12.00 -1.30 pm Luncheon Break 

1.30-2.15 pm DaasA movement in the Post-PurandarA period--
Mr . VaasudEva Murthy 

2 .15-3.00 pm IsAvAsya Upanishad , an Introduction --Sri Harish
Baipadithya 

3.00 - 3.15 pm --Break

3.15-4.15 pm Sri VishNu SarvOtthamathvA --A Panel Discussion 
( Professor Balaji Hebbar , Professor Sundararajan , Sri Harish 
Baipadithya and Professor Prasad )

4.15-4.30 pm Q&A 

4.30-5.00 pm Observations on the proceedings of the day --H . H 
Sri Sugunendra Swamiji , Udupi .

SECOND DAY , AUGUST 31 , 1997 ( SUNDAY )
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9.00-9.30 SuprabhAtham in presence of H.H , the Swamiji 

9.30 am procession from the MahA Mantapam to the Lecture Hall

9.45-10.30 am Presentation by H.H , the Swamiji of Udipi

10.30-11.15 am Manifestations of the Supreme Being : Vibhuthi YogA
( Chapter 10 of Srimadh Bhagavadh GitA ) , Professor M.G . Prasad 

11.15-12.00 Noon The Philosophy and religion of Sri MadhvAchAryA ,
Professor Balaji HebbAr 

12.00- 1.30 pm Luncheon Break

1.30-2.15 pm Lord's playful Creation and the VaishNavA World view 
based on Lord's LeelAs , Professor Sundararajan

2.15-3.00 pm Prapatthi SaasthrA in Sri VaishNavism , Dr . Vijaya RaghAvan 
SrinivAsan( of Bhakthi List ) 

3.00-3.15 pm Break

3.15-4.15 pm : SaraNAgathi Tattvam -- A Panel Discussion 
( Professor VenkatAchAryA , Dr.VijayarAghavan , Professor 
Balaji Hebbar , Sri Vasudeva Murthy )

4.15-4.45 pm : Concluding remarks by H.H . Sri Sugunendra Swamiji 
of Udupi Mutt 

4.45-5.00 pm : Vote of Thnaks and Felicitation of Speakers 
by Sri Venkateswara Temple Officials ( Sponsors of the Bhakthi
SammElanam ) . 

V.Sadagopan