SPECIAL NOTICE 2017

New priest Ravi Garu is arrived and he will be performing all religious rituals onwards.

WITH HELP OF EVERY MEMBER OF THE TELUGU COMMUNITY SUBSCRIPTIONS THE COMMUNITY RUNS. WE APPRECIATE THAT YOU WOULD ALL KEEP UP ALL YOUR YEARLY PAYMENTS TO THE COMMUNITY. WE ALSO RECOMMEND THAT YOU SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO THE TELUGU SCHOOL AND FOR ANY CONSULTATION OF ALMANAC (PANCHAGAM) SEE PRIEST.
WE HAVE SUPRABHATA SEVA EVERYDAY MORNING. SPECIAL SUPRBHATASEVA ON EVERY THIRD WEEK OF BEGINNING OF THE MONTH AT 11.15AM SATURDAY. WE WISH THAT ALL ATTEND AND RECEIVE BLESSINGS OF LORD SRI VENKATESWARA.
EVERY MONTH OF BAHULA SUDHA CHATURDASI MASA SIVARATRI, ON THIS DAY UMA MAHESHWARA ABHISHEKAMULU WILL BE PERFORMED.
Any complaints should be sent to the temple address or email to info@venkateswara.co.uk

WITH EVERYONE SUPPORT THIS COMMUNITY SURVIVES, PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO CONTRIBUTE YOUR SUBSCRIPTIONS.
YOURS FRATERNALLY
THE COMMITTEE

Mukkoti Ekadasi on 8-1-2017

Swasthi Sri Chandramana Sri Durmukhi Nama samvathsara Pushya Sudha Ekadasi on Sunday it is very auspicious day, on this day if anyone interested in performing pooja’s, please contact priest.

Sankranthi on 14-1-2017

Bogi festival is Friday 13-1-2017 and 14-1-2017 Saturday is Makara Sankranthi and 15-1-2017 Sunday is Kanuma festival. This year committee decided to celebrate Sankranthi festival at the Temple on 14-1-2017 Saturday from 12.00noon. There will be children’s singing programme and we request all devotees to bring all sorts of vegetarian foods. For further contact temple telephone, Landline no: 01772 798512 or mobile 07597021071.

Ratha Saptami or Surya Jayanthi on 3-2-2017

Swasthi Sri Chandramana Sree Durmukhi Nama samvathsara Suddha Ratha Saptami on 3-2-2017 Friday is the day of Sun birth and very auspicious

Bhisma Ekadasi & Antharavedhi fair on 7-2-2017

Swasthi Sri Chandramana Sree Durmukhi Nama samvathsara MagaSuddha Ekadasi 7-2-2017 Tuesday and Anthravedhi fair.

Magapoornima on 10-2-2017

Swasthi Sri Chandramana Sree Durmukhi Nama samvathsara Maga Suddha Poornima.

Maha Shivaratri and Masa Shivaratri on 24-2-2017

Maha Shivaratri and Masa Shivaratri: Swasthi Sri Chandramana Sree Durmukhi Nama samvathsara MagaBahula Trayodasi 24-2-2017 Friday Maha Shivaratri. On this day Parama Shiva special Pancha Amrutha Abhishekam. Contact priest for further details on 01772 798512 or Mobile 07597021071

UGADHI on 29-3-2017

Swasti Sri Chandramana Sri Hemalaambhi Nama Year, Chaitra Suddha Poudyami on 29-3-2017 Wednesday Ugadhi festival. On this day, most auspicious ceremonies performed on Sri Venkateswara and Padmavathi, Durga Devi, Shiva Parvathi and Shridi Sai Baba at the temple. We request that all devotees to attend on this precious occasion to celebrate the festival and take Ugadhi pickles, holy water, festive foods and blessing of the god. There is also new opening of Almanac (Panchangam) and listen to what your star signs say in the coming year. The Priest dwells at the Temple, if need any further information contact on: 01772 798512 or Mobile: 07597021071

Sri RamaNavami on 5-4-2017

Swasti Sri Chandramana Sri Hemalaambhi Nama Year, Chaitra Suddha Navami on 5-4-2017 Wednesday Sri RamaNavami. There is Swami Vari Kalayanam (Wedding on God Idols) performed at 11.00am. We request anyone interested in participating in this wedding or want to perform yourselves, please put your name forward to the priest. We also request everyone to attend this occasion and accept god blessings. For further information, contact on: 01772 798512 or Mobile: 07597021071.

Sri Venkateswara Kalyanam on 6-5-2017

Swasti Sri Chandramana Sri Hemalaambhi Nama Year, Vaisakhamasa Suddha Pournami on 6-5-2017 Saturday Sri Venkateswara Kalayanam. On this day, Sri Alivelu Manga, Padmavathi wed Sri Venkateswara Swamy. We have arranged couples to participate in this occasion. We have maximum capacity of 20 couples to perform the rituals at once due to limited space in the building. We request that interested members to forward their names in advance to the priest and bring Tamala Pakulu (Betel Leaf), Fruits and Flowers. All devotees’ who endeavour to perform the Kalayanam contact the priest. For further information, contact on: 01772 798512 or Mobile: 07597021071.

Sri Anjaneya Swamy Jayanthi on 21-5-2017

Swasti Sri Chandramana Sri Hemalaambhi Nama Year, Vaisakha Bahula Dasami on 21-5-2017 Sunday Sri Anjaneya Swamy Vari Jayanthi. On the day, early morning commences with Swamy Vari Abhishekam, Tamalu Pakulu (Betel Leaf) and Sindhuram puja (Rituals) is performed. We kindly request all the devotees to attend and participate on this most precious occasion and receive Sri Hanuman blessings. Due to Employment reasons people, can attend anytime by phoning priest to arrange at your convenient time.

A.G.M 11-6-2017

Sunday afternoon 2pm nomination papers will be given for our Annual General Meeting and election will take place in the evening 6pm at the Committee Meeting. We request our members to take a role in leading the community and serve the people.

Every month there is Masa Shivaratri abhishekamlu if anyone interested contact priest. If you wish your names to add then please give your names and gothra namas to priest or contact Priest on: 01772 798512 or Mobile: 07597021071

Every Saturday evening 7.30pm Bhajana will be performed in temple. If you are interested in joining or perform feel free to join us and make the bhajana success.

Balagokulam

Balagokulam is a weekly programme where children can learn about the Hindu culture and values in an enjoyable atmosphere. Activities include Yoga, Games, Shlokas, Arts and Crafts. Balagokulam is a non-profit organisation that is run around the world as well as many centres in the UK, including Warrington, Bolton & Liverpool.
While Preston has a strong Hindu presence, we do not have a Balagokulam programme in the City. Balagokulam committee approached the Telugu Community in Preston to see if we were interested in starting and running Preston Balagokulam. We ran a couple of trial / pilot sessions in July and proved successful with lots of support from parents. These sessions are run by volunteers who are interested in passing their valuable knowledge to children. Children from age 5 and above can join these free sessions accompanied by adult during the sessions. To help fund the Balagokulam, Guru Dhakshana is offered once a year during Guru Pournami. The collected monies will fund the activities throughout the year.
We are starting our first session from 10th October 2014 and will run every Friday between 7pm to 8:30pm. It is important that Parents also participate during the session as this is a key part of encouraging the children.
Any further information can be found by visiting http://www.balagokulam.org/faq.php
We have few children and volunteer places available. Any interested parties please contact
Nirmala Padala 07446 220076 from 6:00pm Monday – Friday. All day weekends.

Proposal for New Community Centre

The County Council of Preston put up a sale of property located on Cromwell Road, Ribbleton, Preston. This property is an old school, which consist of 2.25 acres of land. The land segmented in two portions, the land first portion of land contains a massive building with front big area of land which can corporate for parking, and the second portion is just plain land at the rear of the building. The total estimates for the whole land and building currently bidding over half million pounds. The Councils are in view to prepare the two portions of land and sell the front land with building and second portion of the plain land separately. The deadline for this was on 8th June 2012 but the Councils extended the time for us until 22nd June 2012 to send our Tender. Currently there are lot of people sent their tenders in and council have also set some restriction on the land, i.e. the big trees have preservation order so we cannot cut the big trees but small trees can.

Old Community Centre: As you may all know that we are experiencing the current Community Centre is very small and find it lack of parking facilities. When there are events and people from all over Britain coming to the Centre, it is overcrowded. Taking Health and Safety issues and other factors; the executive committee decided that it would be better to go for this new building site in order to provide more convenient and spacious for all the community.

Current Bid for: The committee sent the tender for £290,000 for the first land with the building although this not guaranteed that will we get it but it’s an optional.  Bearing in mind that this price is only for building and land, once building is obtained there will be additional cost for refurbishment.

Funding for the new site: We propose to sell the old building and may get price value over £100,000, the community have cash value up to £35,000 and we are requesting Venkateswara Temple of Birmingham if they can loan any shortfalls on interest free. Currently some of the executive members are donating money as much as £5,000 and willing to lend £10,000 for interest free. We also appreciate if anyone can lend money on interest free would be great help.

Requesting for donations: We request that any members of the Telugu Community who are willing to donate any money for us to purchase this new building. So we kindly request any one can donate money it would be great helpful. We need as much money as we can in order to refurbish the building also, people can donate money or they can supply new equipments for the new building or they can decorate a room at their cost. We accept donation in any form.

Cost recovering and maintenance: Once this new building is obtained, we are aiming to recover our costs by renting conference rooms for any businesses/communities and charging for weddings and other functions. We are making sure that people use of this building can only consume vegetarians.

We kindly request any person(s) want to donate money please contact V R Padala 07534477563 or any other executive members.

We appreciate your help and support. We are aiming to provide better facilities and service. This is not in any way making profit or benefits.  We thank you all.

Lakshmi Ganapathi

Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homam

All devotees who are interested in doing Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Homam in this month of Bhadrapada can now be done in our temple please contact our Priest on 01772 798512  for more info.

Andhra Bhavan, 28 St Mary’s Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 5LN, UK | Tel No. 01772 798512 | Religious Worship No. 77711 | Charity Registration No: 1115907