We wish you all a Happy Tamil (Vilambi) New Year. இனிய தமிழ் புத்தாண்டு வாழ்த்துகள்.
Varusha Paruppu or Puthandu or Chittirai Vishu is the Tamil New Year celebrated all around the world by Tamil People. It is believed that Chittirai Vishu is the day during which Lord Brahma started the 'Creation'.
Akshaya Tritiya falling on 18th April and ‘Shankara Jayanthi’ falling on 20th April are significant events in Chitthirai month.
'Akshaya' means the one that keeps growing; on the Thritheeya day of the Chitirai month, Goddess Mahalakshmi blesses everyone with unlimited grace. Hence it is celebrated as "Akshaya Thritheeya". It is believed that with the blessings of the Lord Shiva and grace of the Goddess Mahalakshmi, Khubera himself became the lord for wealth on this day. Our dharma shastra advises that on this day, we can receive His grace by giving away alms to less abled people.
Shankara Jayanti is the celebration of the birth of Adi Shankaracharya who was a great Indian sage and philiosopher. Adi Shankaracharya combined the Advaita Vedanta Philospohy and revived it at a time when Hindu culture was on the decline.
SIS Vilambi – Tamil New Year celebrations -21st April 2018
We look forward to your support for the Tamil New year on 21 April. Detailed emails have been sent to all members. Please book your spaces at the earliest.
SIS May (Chittirai) Satsang – 5th May 2018- RSVP Required
Dr. Devarajan and Mrs. Indra Devarajan have kindly volunteered to host the May Satsang at their residence on Saturday, the 5th of May 2018.
Address: Address: 43,Ormond Crescent,Hampton, TW12 2TJ.
Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Please RSVP by Friday, 4th of May either by e-mailing email@example.com or by contacting the host directly on 07956366002.
See you all at the Satsang.
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