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Gita Sloka
Ya enam vetti hantaaram yashchainam manyate hatam;
Ubhau tau na vijaaneeto naayam hanti na hanyate.
Chapter 2: 19

He who takes the Self to be the slayer and he who thinks He is slain, neither of them knows; He slays not nor is He slain.
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Upcoming Events

Sri Ramanavami Celebration : Saturday March 28th
Sri SeetaRama Kalyanam : 10am to 1pm
Sponsorship: $51

Hindu Society's Tulasidas Akhand Ramayan Reading: Saturday March 28th
3:00 PM - Puja to begin Ramayan reading
4:00 PM - Ramayan reading begins and continues until 5:00 PM next day
Saturday March 29th
Reading Continue until 5:00 PM
5:00 PM - Bhajan and Arti
5:30 PM - Prasadam

All are invited to take part in reading.
Click here to sign up in the schedule for reading
Sponsorship: $251
Sponsors will (a) attend/participate in 3:00 PM puja on 3/28 and (b) begin Arti on 3/29 at 5:00 PM.

Lunch and Dinner will be available at nominal donation

Mahavir Jayanti: Sunday April 12
HTBN is celebrating Mahavir Jayanti on Sunday April 12 at the temple. Lord Mahavir; the 24th Jain Tirthankara, is instrumental in spreading Jainism across India. Please join us in the celebration of Lord Mahavir’s birth for the first time in our own temple facility. The event is open to all devotees.

Event details:
9 AM to 10 AM – Digambar Jain Puja
10 AM to 11 AM – Astaprakari Puja
11 AM to 12 noon – Weekly Bhajans

Lunch: Jain food available for nominal donation
Event coordinators: Sharmi Shah (309-310-2558), KK Jain (214-726-2799)
Food Coordinators: Bharati Shah (309-662-3000), Pusha Chaudhari (309-452-7737)


Morning – 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Aarti at 11:30 AM)
Evening – 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Aarti at 7:30 PM)
Morning - 10 AM to 3 PM (Aarti at Noon)
Evening – 5 PM to 8 PM (Aarti at 7:30 PM)

Priest Hours: Priest Rajashekar is available 6 days/week at the temple, with a day off on Wednesday.
He is available for outside temple services:
Weekdays: All day Wednesday.
Contact Vaishali Malpani at 309-824-1880 to setup Priest Services. Click here for details about various services.
Other weekdays: Before 10 AM and between 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Weekends: Before 10 AM and between 1:00 to 4:00 PM

We really hope that you will be able to participate in these celebrations and take advantage of the currently available rare sponsorship opportunities and good learning opportunities.

BALAGOKULAM CLASS during the whole school year:

Dates: September 14, 2014 to June 1, 2015
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (Every Sunday except the first Sunday of month)
Age: 5- 13 years ($115 fee total)
Activities: Games, Yoga, Arts & Crafts, Personality Development, Leadership skills, Niyuddha (Indian Karate), Shloka, Stories and Sessions on Hindu Culture, and more.
Please sign up for Balagokulam class either by filling the form at temple front desk or directly at the class on Sundays during the next one month. The sooner, the better because class starts on Sept 14th. For more information, please call 412-983-1901 or email bmi.bgkm@gmail.com or visit http://www.balagokulam.org.

YOGA Classes: March 28 to May 2 (6 weeks):

Day: Every Saturday
Time: 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Fees: $30. (Check payable to HTBN or cash)
Instructor: Anita Deoskar

Spiritual Education Program for Youth? - Level – 1 Dharma Parichay: March 1st to July 6th:

Day: Every Sunday
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Temple Timings:

Aarti at 11:30AM
Aarti at 7:30PM

Aarti at Noon
Aarti at 7:30PM

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