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Kauai's Hindu Monastery
April 2016 Newsletter

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This year, 2016, was unusual in that three annual festivals fell in the month of March. The first was Mahasivaratri, celebrated on the night of March 6. It is one of the two festivals of the year when all the monks worship as a group in Kadavul Temple. This year the inner vibration was stronger than usual. My talk made a comparison between Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and Gurudeva’s teachings in his first book, written in 1950, Cognizantability. Patanjali begins by stating, “Yoga is the restraint of mental activities.” Gurudeva starts Cognizantability with “See for yourself how easy it is for you to control your mind and fathom your problems from the innermost recesses of your being.” Sounds identical to me! In the early morning of March 10, the anniversary of Gurudeva’s powerful, three-fold vision of Lord Siva, a puja was conducted at the swayambhu lingam attended by monks and devotees, followed by a deep meditation. On March 19, the annual Yogaswami Mahasamadhi puja was held in the Guru Pitham at the Yogaswami shrine. The later part of the month had a significant increase in the number of pilgrims due to schools in the USA having their spring break. General contributions for March totaled $62,996, which is less than our minimum monthly goal of $65,000. Special project contributions totaled an additional $12,210. We are grateful to our global family of temple builders for your continued and generous support. Aum Namasivaya!

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In seeking a bride for a son, or a groom for a daughter, the goal is to find a mate compatible in age, physique, education, social status, religion, character and personality. Elders may first seek a partner among families they know and esteem for the kinship bonds the marriage would bring. Astrology is always consulted for compatibility. Of course, mutual attraction and full consent of the couple are crucial. Once a potential spouse is selected, informal inquiries are made by a relative or friend. If the response is encouraging, the father of the girl meets the father of the boy and presents a proposal. Next, the families gather at the girl’s home to get acquainted and to allow the couple to meet and discuss their expectations. If all agree to the match, the boy’s mother adorns the girl with a gold necklace, or gifts are exchanged between families, signifying a firm betrothal. Rejoicing begins with the engagement ceremony and culminates on the wedding day. The Vedas say, “Straight be the paths and thornless on which our friends will travel to present our suit! May Aryaman and Bhaga lead us together! May heaven grant us a stable marriage!”

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News From the Home of Iraivan Temple

Recent Happenings

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Iraivan Temple, with its golden towers, sits amid the tropical forest under a blue sky with a rainbow on the left in front of Mount Wailaeale


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Yogaswami’s annual Mahasamadhi was joyously celebrated in March as the Sage of Sri Lanka was honored and remembered



ann1.jpg ann2.jpg ann3.JPG ann4.jpg ann5.jpg ann6.jpg ann7.jpg Top to bottom: Pilgrims join to worship with Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami during Mahasivaratri; the crystal Sivalingam is bathed in sandalwood paste during Sivaratri abhishekam; Swami Nalinanand Ji Maharaj from Patiala, Punjab joins Satguru Bodhinatha for a photo; Asha Alahan and her daughter Darshani pose in the Media Studio with the Ganapati Kulam; one of the dozens of perimeter wall panels at the carving site in Bengaluru, India, awaits crating for the voyage to Kauai; Kanda Alahan finishes mango wainscot panels; Jnanideva Cevvel at work in the woodshop.


Iraivan Temple Progress
Swift progress is being made on Iraivan Temple’s 148-meter-long perimeter wall at the carving site in Bengaluru. Also in India, a golden crown for Iraivan Temple’s crystal Sivalingam was crafted by the jeweler who works for Kailash Ashram.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami's Activities
After each weekly morning homa, Satguru gave some wonderful talks. We share these gems of wisdom on our website here: bit.ly/BODHI. There’s a great one from March 17 about moksha’s three requirements: performing dharma well, resolving karma and fully realizing God.

Publications and Other Activities
In March the Ganapati Kulam, the publications group of monks, received word from India that the long-awaited Tamil language version of Dancing with Siva has been printed by Gandhi Kannadasan in Chennai. This has been our ambition since the 1,008-page edition of this masterpiece was completed by Gurudeva on Kauai twenty-four years ago. The Indian edition, which is in black and white, will soon be available for Tamil-speaking readers around the world. The Ganapati Kulam also began laying out the next edition of Hinduism Today magazine. It will include a 16-page Insight feature on the mystic poet Kabir and the latest in the series describing India’s major sacred pilgrimage sites.
In March Swami Nalinanand Ji Maharaj from Patiala, Punjab, visited the monastery to share news of his activities and to see Iraivan Temple. He is associated with the Satya Prem Charitable Trust and, for the past one year, with the Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington in Adelphi, Maryland.
In early March, Acharya Arumuganathaswami and Natyam Jayantha attended another meeting of the Instructional Quality Committee (IQC) in Sacramento, California. Our monks were there to give testimony regarding changes in the school textbooks that teach about India and Hinduism. Eighty testimonies in support of important changes were given by Hindus and several scholars arguing points on how to present our faith in the California schools. One of the main issues that had come up is whether to call ancient India “South Asia” in the textbooks or just keep it India. This issue was a last minute suggestion from a group of (non-Hindu) “area scholar” professors. Those interested in this ongoing process of trying to get a balanced presentation of Hinduism in school textbooks can refer to articles on this meeting published in India West (bit.ly/IndiaWest) and Huffington Post (bit.ly/HuffPostTextbooks.
While in California, the monks met with Shivani Thakkur and Manick Dhar, a Bharata Natyam dancer and filmmaker, respectively, who filmed an educational piece on the basics of Indian dance for use in schools. They discussed post-production details of the video and future educational initiatives.
During March, we were fortunate to have two brothers, Adi and Kanda Alahan, visiting Kauai to perform some karma yoga in the monastery woodshop. Their work included creating finely crafted mango-wood cabinet doors inset with hammered copper panels. Jnanideva Cevvel flew to the island from Edmonton, Canada, to spend three weeks on Task Force, helping Acharya Kumarnathaswami with the Media Studio’s soffit, which is the last major project yet to be completed on the newly renovated publications building. This involved milling, shaping and finishing hundreds of camphor wood boards. The springtime harvest of noni fruit from our five-acre organic orchard at the Himalayan Acres farm continued in March. The monks have been collecting ripe fruits every few weeks, then pressing out the raw juice for shipping to Los Angeles, where it is bottled and labeled. We are happy to say that last year’s batch of Wailua River Noni Juice was completely sold out at the health food stores here on Kauai.


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Left: Jayshree Patel and her friend from Winnipeg, Canada, making offerings at the homa with Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami; right, cabinets of sacred art and artifacts, books and rudrakshas line the walls of the Mini Mela visitor center.

Bodhinatha's Newest Teachings Online
Satguru Bodhinatha is now turning his 15-minute Keynote presentations into movies which can be used for our personal benefit or shared at a satsang of friends. See them here. Thanks to a vibrant team of transcribers we can hear Bodhinatha's recent talks and read the transcriptions here. Read the transcriptions on line. Click here for all of Bodhinatha's talks.

Bodhinatha's weekly talks can be heard on our website:

Click here for a complete index of both Bodhinatha's and Gurudeva's talks on line

Recent Talks:
Your Self-Concept; You Are a Divine Soul - April 15, 2016
Moksha and the Two Paths - March 17, 2016
Maha Sivaratri 2016: The Meaning of Yoga
Choose to Live Above Problems - March 3, 2016



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Iraivan’s Pillar Art: Life’s Four Stages and Four Goals


pillar1.jpg pillar2.jpg pillar3.jpg pillar4.png pillar5.jpg pillar6.jpg Top to bottom: Of duty and goals: (top) life’s four stages: a student, married person, advisor and solitaire; life’s four goals: dharma: virtue, artha: wealth, kama: enjoyment, moksha: liberation; kama art carved into pillar eight at Iraivan Temple.

Each outside pillar of Iraivan Temple has up to ten bas relief carvings, two at the base, four half way up and four at the top. The top group is primarily sacred symbols and plants of India and Kauai. The middle panels are predominantly themes from Saivite philosophy, metaphysics, yoga and culture. Many are organized in sets of four: four Vedas, four padas, four kinds of karma, four states of mind, etc. The bottom panels show 24 forms of Siva and 12 of Gurudeva’s mystical meditations in the Shum language. The handrail takes the space of two of the bottom panels, so there are 10 pieces of art on each pillar, not 12. We have created a small booklet mapping the art on each pillar which you can request when visiting Iraivan Temple.

On the four faces of pillar 14 are depicted the four stages of ashrama dharma or “duties of life’s stages.” It is defined as the meritorious way of life appropriate to each of four successive stages, observing which one lives in harmony with nature and life, allowing the body, emotions and mind to develop and undergo their natural cycles in a most positive way. The stages are student, householder, elder advisor and religious solitaire.

Ashrama dharma is one of the chaturdharmas, or four religious laws, which also include: rita or universal law of being and nature; varna dharma or social duty and obligation to society; and svadharma or personal obligations or duty in one particular life. The pillar art shows a student at his studies, a young married couple with their new-born, a father advising his son on the family business and an old man leaving his cottage to pursue a religious life alone. The first two stages, of the student and the householder, make up the pravritti marga, the way of turning toward the world through the force of desire and ambition. The latter two are the nivritti marga, moving away from the world through introspection and renunciation.

The middle four panels of pillar eight depict the four legitimate pursuits of life, purushartha, “human wealth or purpose.” These are, clockwise from upper left, dharma, kama, artha and moksha. The first, dharma, is the pursuit of righteousness and virtue, depicted here as feeding the poor. Kama is pleasure, through creativity and enjoyment of family and friends, depicted here as the groom clasping the bride’s hand in marriage. Artha is the accumulation of material abundance in a manner guided by dharma, depicted here as a bag of silver coins. Artha means not only riches but quality of life, the personal and social security needed to pursue kama, dharma and moksha. Moksha, liberation, is freedom from rebith through the ultimate attainment, realization of the Self God, Parasiva. Moksha comes through the fulfillment of dharma, artha and kama in the current or past lives, to the extent that one is no longer attached to worldly joys or sorrows. It is the supreme goal of life, depicted here as breaking the chain of rebirth.



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The Power of Bequests: Making a
Difference with the Stroke of a Pen


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Left: Devotees beseech the blessings of Lord Siva to help draft bequests to benefit their families and their favorite charity, in this case the Iraivan Temple endowment in Hawaii

The July 2007 issue of this newsletter reported the almost $2 million bequest of the late Dr. Devananda Tandavan to Kauai’s Iraivan Temple. “A gift like that is one of the reasons bequests have been the fastest growing source of charitable revenue in the United States over the past 40 years,” said Phil Murphy, HHE’s former planned giving specialist.

He added that those of lesser means than Dr. Tandavan can use the same charitable tool to make a commitment to a larger gift than they thought possible and in a way that does not affect their current finances.

“Bequests are powerful tools that make a big difference to good causes,” Murphy points out. “Yet they keep the donor in complete control of his or her resources during life. That’s why they’re the most popular way of making an estate gift to charity.” He cited a report by the Sharpe Group that said bequests accounted for $22.91 billion in gifts to U.S. charities in 2006 alone.

“Most of those gifts didn’t come close to Dr. Tandavan’s $2 million,” he notes; “$5,000 and $10,000 bequests are far more common than the whopper bequests that make headlines. But they can be the largest single gift that an individual ever makes. Also, they’re completely revocable. If someone’s circumstances change, they’re free to change their bequest.”

Given the flexibility of bequests, why do less than ten percent of US decedents leave a bequest to charity? “The main barrier is psychological,” Murphy asserts. “Most adults die without a written estate plan. We tend to put off writing our wills because we don’t want to face our mortality. But without something official in writing, charities you care about get nothing.”

Those who do leave bequests to good causes see it as a way of giving their children a final message. “One donor with three children and six grandchildren told me that her charitable bequest was part of her children’s inheritance,” Murphy recalls. “ ‘It’s my final reminder to them to care about others,’ she told me. Charitable bequests, though perhaps a small part of your total estate, tell people what you stood for during life. That’s part of their power.”

For suggested bequest language or to learn more about setting up your own estate and life income plan to provide immediate tax and income benefits to you and your family, while also providing a future gift to the temple, contact Shanmuganathaswami at 808-822-3012 ext. 6 or visit hheonline.org. For an estate planning toolkit visit hheonline.org/tool-kit.shtml.

Visit the HHE website at HHEonline.org.


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You Can Help Sponsor Iraivan Temple's Perimeter Wall

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Sponsor the Perimeter Wall

The second prakaram wall is 3.5 feet tall, two feet thick and 475 feet long. It comprises 45 short pillars (the section with the pot on top) and 44 panels (the long section between the pillars). Each pillar and panel pair require 544 man-days to carve, even with the massive granite slabs being sawn to size by machine. Each panel will be inscribed (inside the ornate border shown in the photo at right) with verses from scripture and the philosophy and history of the temple.

Sponsorship

❏ One pillar section: $15,000

❏ One panel section: $30,000

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Donor Listing

Building Fund Donations


Thanks to Our March Temple Builders in 18 Countries

Six-Month Summary: For the six months of September to March, our minimum monthly goal was $455,000. Excluding contributions directed toward special projects, we received actual contributions of $521,017.62.

Building Fund Donations
AUSTRALIA
In Memory of Manonmani Sangarapillai US$100.00
Marie & R. Bhanugopan 108.00
Yogarani Jeyakumar 78.00
Nagaratnam Jeyasreedharan 20.00
Sanjev & Sukanya Kangatharan 108.00
D. Karthigesu Family 100.00
Rama Krishnan 30.00
Vimala Muniandy 32.00
Jegatha Nagalogendran 153.00
Ragini Sathiavan 153.00
Anusha Tharmarajah 153.00
Gunavinthan Siva Thirumalai 100.00
Thanavinthan Siva T. Thirumalai 50.00
Essen Subramanian Valayten 2.82
Indra & Gayathirie Wignarajah 77.00
CANADA
Anonymous 48.72
Sri Dhevi Arasaratnam 100.00
Kelsey D. Brusnyk 100.00
Ron & Jennifer Burke 50.00
Sinthura Chandramohan 151.00
Peter Christian 25.00
N. Jegatheesan 48.62
Tanuja Kodeeswaran-Eigl 50.00
Ashok Lad 101.00
Rathinappillai Logeswaran 50.00
Sadhyesh Magendran 51.00
Thevarajah Nagarajah 16.00
Changam & Kamachi Naidu 50.00
Raman & Vaishali Paranjape 101.00
Mr. & Mrs. Pranavan 25.00
Manjula Pratap 11.00
In Memory of Manonmani Sangarapillai 25.00
Vijaya & Thiru Satkunendran 25.00
Naguleswary & Manickam Senthivel 50.00
Thambimuttoo & Thavam Sivagnanam 51.00
Sayanthan & Anupama Sivanathan 11.00
Sara K. Sivasurier 375.33
Nagula & Sutha Suthaker 101.00
Anil Varre 101.00
GERMANY
Gnaneswari Sivagnanasuntharam 50.00
HONG KONG
Anonymous 108.00
INDIA
Lakshimi Prabhu Kishore 100.00
Lakshmanan Nellaiappan 10.00
Maragatham Nellaiappan 10.00
Sheela Venkatakrishnan 11.00
IRELAND
Konstantin Usacovs 100.00
ITALY
Cristina Ma Puja Canducci 50.00
MALAYSIA
Anonymous 311.00
Malaysia Mission 6,520.06
K. Arumainayagam 501.00
Arulmani Devi Arumugam 71.70
Thinagari & Kumaresh Batumalai 70.04
Rathidevi & Veerasamy Batumallah 49.80
Arulmani Chandra Kumar & Sujith Arulmani 23.90
Theevhiyaa Chandrasekaram 24.90
Aravindraj Chandrasekaran 15.00
Gunasegaran Chitravelloo 24.38
Sasikumar Darmalingam 12.45
Sai Janany, Chandran Ramamurthy & Kalpana Devasagayam 69.62
Omaya Devasagayam 23.18
Kavin Kirav, Anand Kumar Letchumana & Leena Lakshmi Devasagayam 69.62
Annapoorani Ganesan 23.18
Yoga Rubini & Chandra Ganth Family 12.45
R. Jayakumar & Yoga Bhavani Family 12.45
Uma Dewi & Dinesh Kumar Jayaram 14.00
M. Shanmuganathan & A. Kamalambikai 24.90
Anbu Kandasamy 28.00
Murugesu Kandasamy 23.18
Arumugam Kavari 11.00
Nanda Kumar & Hema 23.18
Amaraysh, Kumutha & Jerry Lai 23.18
Athi Letchumy & Nagaraja 24.90
S. Malaiyarasan 50.00
Nameegri Marimuthu 46.36
Gowri Nadason 46.36
Kamalaharan Nadason 46.36
Rasiah Vallipuram & Pathumanithi Nagalingam 46.36
M. Suranthiran Naidu 59.17
Bangajam Narayanan 49.80
Mohanavilashiny & Navukarasu 23.18
Yehanthini & Siva Taranee Navukarasu 23.18
Nalakini Niranjana 23.18
A. Paranthaman 81.06
Jayaram Rajaletchumi 23.26
Mogan Raju 69.00
Puveneswaran Raman 30.00
Supramaniam Ramoo & In Memory of Neelavathy Thangavelu 57.60
Arunasalam Rasathy 11.62
Raagini Ravindren & Senthil Ravindren 23.18
Jayaraj Kantharaj & Saranraj S-O Jayabalathilagam 27.90
Lachmi Savoo 23.18
Sharavanan Selvadurai 400.00
Vicknezan Selvadurai 100.00
B. S. Selvakone 51.00
Parimala Selvaraj 30.00
Ambikabathi Shanmugam Pillay 24.90
Indrani Shanmugasundram 23.26
Raja Singam Raja Ratnam & Shreema Rasiah 46.36
Roselia Simon - Kulamani Ganesha 164.00
Bala Sivaceyon 10.00
Dhasan Sivananda 46.44
Hitesvar Skandanatha & Rishitaa Sivanathan 23.18
Saraswathy & Ramesh Sivanathan 12.48
Mohana Sundari & Sivasekaran 46.36
A. Sockalingam & Chandrasekari 46.36
Devi & the late Selvadurai Subramaniam 23.18
Kuveeran Suppiah 16.25
S. Swarnambigai 11.95
Vasanta Tanggavelu 37.35
Remalah & A. Thinathayalan 23.18
Vikneswaran A. Vinsent 70.26
Darrshan Letchumanan & Yuvan Letchumanan 23.90
MAURITIUS
Soondiren Arnasalon 7.04
Prem Audit 2.82
Jegadessa Chenganna 14.08
Amrit Singh Jaypal 7.04
Rohit Jogessur 2.82
Veena Kunniah 84.95
Vel Mahalingum 11.27
Kulagan Moonesawmy 2.82
Seedha Lutchmee Moonesawmy 2.82
Goindamah Moothoosawmy 2.82
Mardaymootoo Mootoosamy 2.82
Parani Mootoosamy 1.41
Revathi Mootoosamy 1.41
Siven Barlen Mootoosamy 1.41
Vadivel Mootoosamy 2.82
Vimaley Chellen Mootoosamy 1.41
Kalvi Mootoosawmy 2.82
Karoumee Pareatumbee 7.04
Shivaramen Pareatumbee 7.04
Vailamah Pareatumbee 7.04
Naden Seeneevasen Pillay 1.41
Ashok Reetoo 2.82
Dayalen Renghen 4.23
Ezilveylen Renghen 8.45
Jagadissen Renghen 8.45
Madhevi Renghen 8.45
Siven Renghen 8.45
Varaden Renghen 8.45
Vega Renghen 4.23
Saroja Valayten 2.82
Toshadeva Valayten 1.41
Ulasa Valayten 1.41
NETHERLANDS
Prekash & Sabita Baladien 15.00
NORWAY
Anil Ananda Badhwar 10.00
SAINT LUCIA
Toshadevi Nataraj 61.00
SINGAPORE
Singapore Mission 55.00
Vaiyapuri Kamala Devi 50.00
Vasaant Krishnan 60.00
Sivakumar, Lavanya & Easan Saravan Sivakumar 400.00
Kavitha Darshini & Amitpal Singh 74.21
SINT MAARTEN
Gary & Radica Asha Yee-Fong 35.00
SWITZERLAND
Sarah Claudia Wenger 333.00
UAE
Anil Kumar 54.00
UNITED KINGDOM
Anonymous 22.00
Umaabati Chandrasekaram 12.45
Vani Chenganna 20.00
Shree Vishna Rasiah & Sharmila Harry 46.36
Susan James 30.00
P. Kodeeswaran 51.00
Clive & Puvaneswary Roberts 175.00
Vatshalan Santhirapala 108.00
Sankara Skandanatha 36.00
USA
Anonymous 3,945.13
Golden Gate Mission 246.45
Wailua Mission 9,421.19
The Kulkarni Foundation 2,000.00
In Memory of Manonmani Sangarapillai 1,265.00
Adi & Asha Alahan 25.00
Durvasa & Isani Alahan 400.00
Rajadeva Alahan 51.00
Vel & Valli Alahan 25.00
Arivalagan Angusamy 101.00
Balan Aravind 25.00
Harjot Singh Attri 25.00
Keith Bachmann 108.00
Ambikaipakan Balasubramaniam 30.00
Subru Bhat 40.00
Nitin Bhatia 51.00
Durlabh Borad 21.00
Marlene Carter 108.00
G. Chadha 51.00
Asha Chaku 101.00
Vinod & Neelam Chaudhry 102.00
Melissa Chee 251.00
Sharath Chigurupati 369.00
Charles Close 108.00
Kaika & Nilufer Clubwala 101.00
Sitara Rupali Contreras 108.00
Shyamadeva & Peshanidevi Dandapani 51.00
Janakbhai R. Dave 50.00
Will Davis 10.80
Ed DeDeo 20.00
Paul DeSantis 306.00
Amarnath & Latha Devarmanai 101.00
Venkat, Hema Ayyar & Sunjana Devraj 108.00
Bhola & Prabha Dhume 251.00
Sivaram & Devika Eswaran 100.00
Suketu & Mita Gandhi 51.00
Vijay Ganesan 101.00
Panshula Ganeshan 14.00
Rajendra Giri 26.00
Rashmi Narendra & Nikhil Goel 251.00
Shyam Gopal 101.00
Hiranya & Saraswathi Devi Gowda 515.00
Sivakumar Gowrisankar 51.00
Toshadeva & Kamala Guhan 36.00
Suresh Gupta 201.00
Kriya & Sharyn Haran 120.00
James L. Haynes 50.00
Shakti Shanti Hee 101.00
Usharani Iswaran Magaña 11.00
David Jaffe 108.00
Arati Jambotkar 25.00
Madhav Jambotkar 108.00
Vineeta Jetley 20.00
S. Jeyendran 201.00
Haran Kandadas 108.00
Latha Kannan 51.00
Bharani & Venkatesh Kannuraj 101.00
Srinivas & Shanthi Karri 40.00
Sundari Katir 20.00
Rajiv Kaushal 25.00
Michael Kempinski 432.00
Anil & Jyothi Kondapi 51.00
Andrzej Kraja 101.00
Shrawan Krishna 51.00
Ramana Krishnamshetty 101.00
Kalpana & Muralikumar Krishnamurthi 101.00
Rajagopal Krishnan 108.00
Chandan & Madhuri Lad 25.00
Jon Langford 20.00
Gregg Lien 50.00
Gerard & Zhena Linsmeier 54.00
Abha Lokhande 32.00
Manasa Maraboyina 500.00
Laura Devi Marks 108.00
Dave & Cindy McGonagle 25.00
Chandra Mohan Mehrotra 51.00
Ghanshyam & Daksha Merai 51.00
Deepak Mittal 251.00
Sathya Molakkalu 251.00
Mike & Neela Mukund 101.00
Gopal Mummaneni 501.00
Geetha & Konappa Murthy 21.00
Palani & Selvarany Nadarajah 15.00
Nitya & Becky Nadesan 141.00
Ravi Nadesan 101.00
Manish M. Naidu 11.11
Devagharan Nair 108.00
Rama Chandran & Rema Nair 1,001.00
Ashok & Pushpa Nalamwar 202.00
Rani Natarajan 126.00
Vijayarani Natarajan 126.00
Sanjaya K. Nath 162.00
Emma & Narendra Nemivant 25.00
Ajit Nursariwala 501.00
Sandi O’Shaughnessy 108.00
Rao Pachigolla 51.00
Gurudas Pai 352.00
Cassan Pancham 1,008.00
Pankayatselvan Family 25.00
Easvan & Devi Param 101.00
Janaka & Bhavani Param 243.10
Harish Parmar 51.00
Anju Patel 101.00
Hansmukh & Pratima Patel 100.00
M.C. Patel 51.00
Prasan Patel 25.00
Vinay & Hansa R. Patel 101.00
Sameer & Shalaka Pateria 1,560.00
Shrikant Phadke 101.00
Satish & Archna Poddar 1,000.00
Richard Henry Pratt 100.00
Parthasarathy Rajagopalan 50.00
Deva & Gayatri Rajan 1,001.00
Shanmuganathan Raju 101.00
Mohan Deepak Ram 238.00
Sri R. Ram 300.00
Jeyashree & Venkat Ramakrishnan 50.00
Varalakshmi Ramamoorthy 216.00
Rajesh & Yatra Raman 11.00
Tristan Ramirez 50.00
Chandar Ramrakha 151.00
Partab & Chandra Ramsinghani 27.00
Natarajan & Parimalam Ranganathan 108.00
Ramlu & Sanjina Rao 20.00
Annie & Mark Ruiz 108.00
Cliff & Kathy Runge 50.00
Santosh & Madhu Sahay 151.00
Aran Sambandar 54.00
Vikram Santurkar 51.00
Darmaguhan & Shivali Satgunasingam 100.00
Silver Vel Satsang 15.00
Aran & Valli Sendan 25.00
Sivakami Shanmugasundaram Family 111.00
Salil Shibad 21.00
Iraja & Nilani Sivadas 108.00
Sivasothy & Dharshi Sivakumar 150.00
Jnana Sivananda 100.00
Nathan & Sulena Sivananda 50.00
Tandu & Uma Sivanathan 50.00
B. Sivaraja 10.00
Kandiah Sivarajah 51.00
Robert Sorrells 108.00
Srikanth & Sujatha Sridharan 50.00
Adi Srikantha 54.00
Subramaniam Srikumaran 1,008.00
Shanthi Srinivas 40.00
Kiran Srinivasan 40.00
Sridhar Srinivasan 250.00
Joseph W. Steelman 200.00
Nandi Deva Sundaram 50.00
Savithri Sundaresan 51.00
Anthan Sunder 25.00
Avinash Suresh 50.00
Shanthi Suresh & Sures Ramamurti 402.00
Vasuhi & S. Sureshwaran 200.00
Asan Tejwani 30.00
Gowriamma Thambillai 151.00
Sivam U. Thillaikanthan 40.00
Anup Tikku 101.00
Sandie Tillotson & Family 501.00
Rama Vangala 101.00
Vayudeva Varadan 51.00
Satya & Nirmala Vij 20.00
Mahesh Viswanathan 25.00
Natarajan Viswanathan 505.00
Tsajon & Kamalia Von Lixfeld 522.00
Rita Preeti & Prateek Wali 101.00
Michael Wasylkiw 324.00
Michael Wasylkiw & Michael Kempinski 5,001.00
Shannon Workman 101.00
Nagarjuna & Padma Yerra 25.00
Sanjay & Simran Yogakumar 201.00
David & Shelah Young 51.00
Total Building Fund $62,369.80
Iraivan Temple Endowment
Anonymous 178.28
Frank Burkhardt 10.00
Jennifer Linguri 40.00
Ramakrishna Rao 108.00
Chamundi Sabanathan 280.00
Nutanaya Sivaceyon 10.00
Total Endowment Funds $626.28
Special Project Donations
Anonymous 10,000.00
Valli Ananda 170.00
Anil Ananda Badhwar 10.00
Dhayalan Balakrishanan 124.50
Valliammah Kandasamy 34.41
A. Vickneswaram K. 24.90
Gowri Nadason 46.36
Vasanta Tanggavelu 1,800.00
Total Special Project Donations $12,210.17
Grand Total $75,206.25

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