Thursday, December 03, 2009

[GHHF] Dec 6th fund raising to save temples with Kuchipudi dance program at Bridgewater temple NJ

dec 3rd, 2009

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Prakasa 



Namaste:
 
Dear friends and GHHF supporters, please attend our annual cultural GHHF program on Dec 6th 2:30pm Sunday at the Bridgewater Sri Venkateswara temple and help by forwarding this email. We have put together two nice and grand Kuchipudi Dance programs and a GHHF presentation. Please check the following flier and news updates, donate and support for this noble cause.
 
        NRIs:  Please encourage your friends and relative in New Jersey at attend and support pur efforts to protect the Hindu Temples from the government control.
 
Thanks. Regards.

-Satya Nemana


Don't miss the Dec 6th 2009 with the Grand Kuchipudi Professional Ballet and our fund raising presentation by the Non-Profit Global Hindu Heritage Foundation! Please donate to save Hindu temples. Check http://www.SaveTemples.org for details.

1st Pada Yatra
photos and videos

2nd Pada Yatra
photos and videos

Eenadu TV Interview on the plight of temples

About the plight of the Hindu Temples



Click here to buy tickets. Suggested: $50, $25, $10.


Click here to donate. Even small amounts make a difference.

The 3rd Pada Yatra by Sri Kamal Kumar Swami of GHHF, visiting temples, is currently in progress. GHHF needs your support to continue our efforts to bring awareness to save temples in India. You can mail your donation cheques payable to GHHF to
GHHF, 14708 Harmony Lane, Frisco, TX-75035, Ph:(601) 918-7111


Global Hindu Heritage Foundation

invites you to the fundraising Grand Cultural Program to save temples

On Dec 6th, 2009 (Sunday) 2:30pm to 6:30pm

at Sri Venkateswara Temple
780 Old Farm Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Directions at http://www.venkateswara.org/conveyance_1.htm

Threat to Sanatana Dharma & Strategies to Turn It Back
talk by Sri Babu Suseelan


MAHISHASURA MARDHINI

KUCHIPUDI GRAND PROFESSIONAL BALLET
by Sri. PASUMRTHY SARAMA &
Smt. Sunanda Akula & team

NAVA RASA NATA BHAMINI

A special Kuchipuda Dance Drama
by Smt Swati Gundapuneedi & team

Suggested Donations: $50, $25, $10 (Tax Deductible)
Click here to buy the tickets on our website
$12 at the venue. Free for kids under 8 years. Snacks are available.

There are as many as 2,07,000 temples in Karnataka & the total income of these temples amounts to 72 crores. Out of this, only a sum of 6 crores are being spent by the Government for their upkeep. On the other hand, the Govt. spend a phenomenal amount of Rs 50 crores for the madrassas & Rs 10 crores for the churches (from Govt. funds) In a period of 5 years 50,000 temples will be closed for the want of funds. --Sri Sri Ravishankar

Temples in India are under Government control. Only 18% of revenue generated is said to be given back for temple purposes, while remaining 82% is used for other purposes by Govt. at their discretion, by massive sale of temple lands, demolitions, lootings, encroachments occurring all over AP, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, etc. As a community it is our duty to protect temples to save our religion, culture, arts and traditions.

What are the funds used for?

Funds are used for awareness campaigns and legal expenses. Several illegal sales of temple lands were challenged in High Court and put on hold. Kamal Kumar Swami of GHHF walked several miles in 3 series of Pada Yatras visiting temples in several villages bringing awareness to more than a million people. GHHF supports our sister organization Devalaya Parirakshana Samithi in an effort to save temples in India.

Contact: SaveTemples@gmail.com, Satya Nemana (732) 762-7104, Sunanda (732) 579-9989, Vasant (732) 319-8155, Umesha Shukla (908) 240-7720, Velagapudi Prakasarao (601) 918-7111, Prasad Yelamanchi (630)418-1122, Swathi Gundapuneedi (732)429-2948

Visit www.SaveTemples.org for details. Your donations are tax-exempted.
A Non-Profit organization with EIN 41-2258630 under Section 501c.


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1 comments:

Murty said...

Assuming that what has been stated is true, how is that no one is doing anything about it? For instance, one could file a PIL in the supreme court to make it direct the government to redress the grievances Hindus have in this regard. Is there a simple answer to this question?

-Satya