Dear VHP members
We are very excited this year to be participating in the Victoria Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 20, 2013.
We would love to have you participate with us in this parade by walking or dancing as part of our entry. We are planning to have a simple Dandia Raas dance as part of our entry.
If you are interested in participating please come to the temple on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm at which time we will be rehearsing for the parade. There is no scheduled function on this day.
If you are participating in the parade, please keep in mind the following:
- We will meet at Mayfair Shopping Center parking lot at 8:00am.
- We have been allotted section F-15 for the parade.
- Please wear ethnic clothing or a Victoria Hindu Temple t-shirt.
- Please bring water bottles and snacks for the kids.
- Please attend the rehearsal on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30pm at the temple.
- Please confirm your participation by RSVP here.
Our forthcoming function in the temple is Akshay Tritiya on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm followed by Dinner. Please join us in the Bhajans (Chanting), Aarti and dinner.
Also, we are honoured to have a repeat visit in Victoria from Swamini Gopeshwari Devi (Didi Ji) who will be presenting discourses on the teachings from the Bhagavat Gita on Friday at 7pm followed by dinner and Saturday at 7pm followed by bhajans, aarti and dinner. For more information please see this poster.
Please note there will be dinner served on Friday and Saturday evenings.
The Preeti Bhojan (dinner) on Saturday evening will be served by Prem and Anita Sagar.
Our forthcoming function in the temple is Hanuman Jayanti on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm followed by Dinner. Please join us in the Bhajans (Chanting), Aarti and dinner.
On this special occasion, Baal Mandir will be organizing a wonderful activity based on Lord Hanuman for kids starting at 7pm. So please bring your kids!
The Preeti Bhojan (dinner) will be served by Ashok and Usha Agarwal and family.
You are cordially invited with your family and friends to
in the holy presence of Pujya Swamijis from
Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto
Date & Time:
Monday, April 29, 2013, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Naden Wardroom (Officer’s Mess), Lower Lounge
1586 Esquimalt Rd.
Note : The board room is outside the security zone.
For more information please call:
Karthik Trivedi @ 778-677-0345
Please join us on Saturday and Sunday April 20 & 21, 2013 to celebrate Shri Ram Navami with an Akhand Ramayan Katha and Pooja.
The schedule for the two days is as follows:
Saturday, April 20
9 am – Akhand Ramayan opening pooja by Sudhakar Ganti
10 am – Ramayan reading begins
12 Noon – Lunch
7 pm – Dinner
Sunday, April 21
10 am – Akhand Ramayan closing pooja by Sudhakar Ganti
10:30 am to 12:30 pm – Bhajans
12:30 pm – Aarti
1:00 pm – Lunch
Saturday’s Lunch and Dinner and Sunday’s Lunch are sponsored by Kuldip Parmar and family.
We are still looking for Ramayan readers! If you would like to read please contact:
Mrs. Sridevi Ganti at 250.721.2672.