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Final agenda for the May 23-24 Sammelanam , Pittsburgh

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Sat May 16 1998 - 08:11:21 PDT

Dear BhakthAs :
Here is the complete and the latest agenda 
for the 1998 SammELanam . The Temple authorities have asked us 
to organize an annual SammELanam on Bhagavadh Vishayam 
every year at the Pittsburgh Sri Venkatesaa Temple . 
I am passing this request on to you 
for follow-ups on the subsequent years .
Daasan , V.Sadagopan 
 
>>SRIVENKATESA MAHIMAA : A TRIBUTE TO THE LORD OF SEVEN HILLS
>>************************************************************
>Saturday : May 23 , 1998 
>************************
> 
>>9.15 AM : Welcome : Dr.Narender Reddy , Chairman,
>           Education Committee, Sri SV Temple  
>>
>>9.20 AM : Chathur Veda Ghosham : Taped version of selected
>>          Manthrams from the Four Vedaas 
>>
>>9.25 AM : Tamil Paasurams of Azhwaars -Group Recital
>>          ( Holy Verses from Periyaazhwaar , Nammaazhwar 
>>            and Kulasekara Azhwaar on Sri Venkatesa)
>>
>>9.40 AM : Sri Venkatesa Gadhyam : Group Recital 
>>
>>10.00 AM :Sri Venkateswara Mahima : An Overview of 
>>          the devotional anubhavam of Azhwaars , Achaaryaas 
>>          and Naadhopaasakaas across centuries)-Dr.V.Sadagopan,
>>          
>>10.45 AM : BREAK 
>>
>>11.00 AM :Lecture/Demo and the recitation of the krithis and
>>          Azhwaar paasurams on the ten incarnations of 
>>          Sri Venkatesa -- Sangeetha Vidvan Sri Madurai Sundar
>>          and Party: Part 1 ( Violin : Sri Jai Shankar Balan and
>>          Mrudangam: Sri Rajasekar Atmakumar )
>>
>>12.00 NOON : LUNCHEON AT THE CAFETERIA
>>
>>13.00 PM : Five Azhwaar's Tributes to Sri Venaktesaa
>>           ( Poygai Bhootham , Pey , Paanar and 
>>             Thirumazhisai ): Sri Sampath Rengarajan
>>
>>13.45 PM : Nammaazhwaar's Saranaagathi at the Holy Feet
>>           of Lord Venkatesaa : Dr. Nadadur Madhavan 
>>
>>14.30 PM :  BREAK
>>
>>14.45 PM :  ANDAL's celebration of the Lord of Venkatagiri
>>            as Govindhan, Her Naayakan : Dr. V. Raghavan 
>>
>>15.30 PM :  Doctrine of Saranaagathi in Sri Vaishnavism :
>>            Sriman Anbil Ramaswamy 
>
>>16.15 PM :  Acharya Raamanuja's Kaimkaryam at the Sacred
>             Hills of the Lord and the Samarpanam of the FIRST
>             of his nine works : Dr. Krishna Kalale  
>>
>>17.00 PM : Concluding Remarks on the First day's program:
>            Dr.V.Sadagopan 
> 
>17.15 PM : Adjourn 
>>
>>SUNDAY : MAY 24 , 1998
>>***********************
>>
>>9.00 AM : Divya prabhandham Recitation : Group
>>          Recitation of ANDAL and Thirumangai's Paasurams 
>>
>>9.15 AM : Daya Sathakam : Swami Deskan's Tribute to 
>>          Lord Srinivaasan of Thirumalai : Dr. Vijayaraghavan
>>          Srinivasan 
>>
>>10.00 AM : Thirumangai Azhwaar's saranaagathi at the Lotus
>>           feet of Thirumalai Timmappan :Sri T.A. Varadhan 
>>
>>10.45 AM : BREAK 
>>
>>11.00 AM : Lecture Demo : Part 2 by Sangeetha Vidvaan
>>           Sri Madurai Sundar and party (Violin : Sri Jai
>>           Sankar , Mrudhangam : Sri Rajadekar Athmakuri )
>>
>>12.00 Noon LUNCHEON
>>
>>12.45 PM : Periyaazhwaar's anubhavam of Venkataachalapathy :
>>           Dr. T. Srikrishnan 
>>
>>13.30 PM : Kulasekara Azhwaar's prayer to Seshadhiri
>>           Sekara Vibhu :Dr.M.Rangaswamy 
>>
>>14.15 PM :Sri Purandara Daasaa's Naadhopaasanaa at 
>>          the lotus feet of the Lord of Anjanaadhri :
>>          Dr. M.G. Prasad 
>>
>>15.00 PM : BREAK 
>>
>>15.15 PM : Maha Viswasam and Self-Surrender at the Lotus
>            Feet of Sri Venaktesa : Dr. Venkat Kanumala   
>>
>>16.00 PM : Recognition of All Participants in 
>            the Sammelanam and Temple Honors for them:
>>           Dr. Narender Reddy of the SV Temple 
>
>>16.15 PM : Annamaachaaryaa"s Naama Kusumaanjali :
>>           Dr. Mythili Srikrishnan and Sri S. Krishna
>>
>>17.00 PM : Adjourn 
>>
>>Subhamasthu . Sri Venkatesvaraarpanam bhavathu .
>>
>>Oppilliappan Koil Varadachari Sadagopan
>>Conference Chairman , Sri Venkatesa Mahimaa Sammelanam                    
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