|If you want events to be included, please e-mail details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Though we try our best to provide accurate information, we urge you to check details with the host organization before attending an event. Events Compilation assistance by Ms. Lakshmi Subramaniyam, Minnesota.
Dec. 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 Tuesdays
12 noon. Siddha Samadhi Yoga Classes at Shiva Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255, www.livermoretemple.org
Dec. 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 Wednesdays
6-9am. “ItsDiff” Tamil radio program every Wednesday at 90.1 FM, KZSU, Stanford, California; Contact: Srikant Srinivasa, email@example.com
7:45pm. Journey into the inner world via a series of powerful techniques; Venue: Life Bliss Foundation, Swami Nithyananda Vedic Temple, Montclair, California; Contact: www.lifebliss.org, 909.625.1400
7:45-9:15pm. Atmotsava - Silent meditation, readings, chanting, bhajans and stotrams on god, guru and self - followed by prasad; Organized by Society of Abidance in Truth; Venue: Santa Cruz, California; Contact: www.satramana.org, 831.425.7287
Dec. 03, 10, 17, 24 Thursdays
7:30-8:30pm. Weekly Satsanghs (Shirdi Sai Bhajans); Organized by Shirdi Sai Parivaar; Venue: Shirdi Sai Center, Sunnyvale, California; Contact: www.shirdisaiparivaar.org, 408-705-7904
7:10pm. Shirdi Sai Bhajans; Venue: Kalpataru Sai Nilayam, Evergreen Area, San Jose, California; Contact: www.thesaifoundation.org, 408.223.0999
Dec. 05, 12, 19, 26 Saturdays
8-10 a.m. Shri Vethathiri Maharishi's Simplified Kundalini Yoga ( SKY ) Satsang. Session includes simplified exercise, meditation & lectures Organized by SKY Bay Area, a chapter of World Community Service Centre ( WCSC); Venue: Fremont Hindu Temple, Fremont, California; Contact: www.skybayarea.org, 510.825.3567, firstname.lastname@example.org.
9am. Sakthi TV presents half hour Tamil Programming in your local channel line-up. Program can be viewed in Channel 29 in Fremont; Channel 28 in Hayward, Union City, Alameda, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Castro Valley; Channel 27 in Newark; Programs include, Tamil Karnatic & Light Music, Pattimanram, Potti, Teledrama and Event coverage from the Bay Area; www.saktitv.com
Dec. 06, 13, 20, 27 Sundays
8 - 10 a.m. Shri Vethathiri Maharishi's Simplified Kundalini Yoga ( SKY ) Satsang. Session includes simplified exercise, meditation & lectures Organized by SKY Bay Area, a chapter of World Community Service Centre ( WCSC); Venue: Sanatan Dharma Kendra, Sunnyvale, California; Contact: www.skybayarea.org, 510.825.3567, email@example.com.
Bala Vihar classes at Chinmaya Mission in Danville, Fremont, Los Altos, San Jose, and San Ramon, California. Curriculum includes Tamil language instruction; Contact: 408.998.2793, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.chinmaya-sanjose.org/balvihar.html
9:30am-10am - Tamil Class taught at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta, Riverdale, Georgia; Also offering Dance classes, Hatha Yoga, Adult Gita, and Balavihar class. Contact: 770.907.7102, email@example.com, www.hindutempleofatlanta.org
9:30-10:30am. TAMIL WORSHIP; Venue: Faith Lutheran Church (Sanctuary), 37635 Dequindre Road, Michigan (Between 16 &17 Mile Road); Contact: Rev. Arul J Alexander, firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.faithtroy.org/tamil
10-11:30am. Satsang - silent meditation, discourse by Nome on Self-Knowledge and Self-inquiry, recitation and readings from the Upanishads; Organized by Society of Abidance in Truth; Venue: Santa Cruz, California; Contact: 831. 425.7287, www.satramana.org; Free.
5:30pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church - Church congregation of Tamil Speaking public from Asia; Location: 149-40, 11th Ave, Whitestone, Queens, New York; Contact: Rev. Dr. E.J. Rethinasamy 718.767.5656, www.immanuelwhitestone.com
5:pm to 6pm (EST): 'Tamil Amudham' Metro Detroit/Ann Arbor's Tamil Radio program: Every Sunday at 1460 AM; Can be heard at www.wpon.com; Archives at www.tamilamudham.com; Contact: Program Director Dr. V.S Balanethiram 248.641.7684. Features news roundup, children’s program, kadhai amudham, mazhalai amudam
10 am. East West Tamil Service; Venue: Dr.Francis James, 32 Blakely, Irvine, California. Contact: Rev. Dr. N.J.Gnaniah, 714-828-3181, NGnaniah@aol.com
Atlanta Tamil Church, Norcross, Georgia
Dec. 06 (Sun), 10am Family Sing Song Service;
Dec. 13 (Sun), 10am Discourse by Rev. Jeyachandran, Grace AG Church, India;
Dec. 20 (Sun), 10am Children Christmas Service; Dec. 25 (Fri) 10am Christmas Celebrations;
Dec. 31 (Thurs) 10:30am New Year / Watch Night Service; Contact: Rev. Palmer Paramadhas 770.723.1711 (See Ad on Pg. 5)
Christ Church of India, San Jose, California
Dec. 12 (Sat), 4pm, Christmas Celebrations; Dec. 25 (Fri), 7am Christmas Sunrise Service, Dec. 31 (Thurs), 10pm New Year Service; Venue: Christ Church of India, San Jose, California; Contact: www.christchurchofIndia.net, 408.247.LORD (See Ad on Pg. 3)
|Bay Area Tamil Catholic Community, California
Dec. 08 (Tue) - Holy Day of Obligation; Dec. 12 (Sat),
6:30pm Monthly Holy Mass in Tamil; Dec. 24 (Thurs) - Vigil of Christmas; Dec. 25 (Fri) Christmas Celebrations; Organized by Bay Area Tamil Catholic Community; Venue: St. Joseph's Church, Mountain View, California; Contact: www.tamilcatholic.org
Dec. 05, Saturday
2pm-3pm. Winning over stress before it wins you; A free online seminar to learn to manage stress effectively; Organized by Busy Moms Telecons; Venue: Online and Teleconference; Contact: Dial-in-number for conference call: 270-400-1500 Access Code: 671955, email@example.com, www.busymomstelecons.blogspot.com; Free.
3pm. Children's Day 2009 - A fun filled children only event; Program features Asaththappovathu Yaaru featuring talents of children from the community; Organized by Bay Area Tamil Manram; Registration closes by Nov. 15th; Venue: Sunnyvale Hindu Temple Auditorium, Sunnyvale, Calfornia; Contact: www.bayareatamilmanram.org; Free.
6.30pm. Christmas Dinner Function; Organized by Boston Tamil Sangam; Venue: ELKS Center, Woburn, Massachusetts; Contact: www.bostonthamil.com
Dec. 06, Sunday
3pm. Christmas Program; Program features Picture with Santa, Fancy Dress Show for children and adults, Dance Numbers by Youth Committee; Organized by Michigan Tamil Sangam; Venue: William Costick Activities Center, Farmington Hills, Michigan; Contact: www.mitamilsangam.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
4pm. Shivanjali - A Bharathanatyam performance by Ms. Radica Giri, Artistic Director of Anjali School of Bharathanatyam; Fundraiser for Shiva Murugan Temple; Venue: The King's Academy Theater, San Jose, California; Contact: email@example.com, 408.366.2871; Donation: $10.
4pm. Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi Dance Concerts featuring Navia Natarajan, Rasika Kumar, Samidha Satyam, Vishnu Tattva Das; Organized by Yuva Bharati; Venue: New Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, Palo Alto, California; Contact: www.yuvabharati.org
Dec. 12, Saturday
9am. All Day. Annual Thanga Murugan Vizha; Sri Subramanya Swami Utsavam; Organized by Sri. Gopalakrishnan & Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago; Venue: Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, Lemont, Illinois; Contact: www.htgc.org, Bhuvana: 630.922.6954, Devaki: 630.851.1636, Temple: 630.972.0300
2pm. Indian Bazaar - Chaos & Cheers Festival; Festival experience with unique Christmas shopping experience, taste of ethnic food and traditional Indian music; Organized by Vedic Culture Society; Venue: Naperville North High School, Naperville, IL; Contact: 630-355-5468, www.chaosandcheers.org ; Tickets: Free
Dec 13, Sunday
3pm. Sangam to Shakespeare ...and beyond; A program featuring Two Dance Productions - Sangamum Tsunamiyum and Bahulya - on One stage; in Eight Indian languages with original music, choreography, concept & lyrics created by Calai Chandra and Prasanna Kasthuri; Venue: Sri Balaji Temple, Aurora, Chicago; Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 847.477.0834, www.sooryadance.com; Free. Donations to Temple welcome!
4pm. Mind and Meditation workshop; Program creates awareness, healthy and stress-free life; Organized by The Art of Living Foundation; Venue: Art of Living Center, Mahwah, NJ; Contact: Chetna Cariappa, 201-258-4773, email@example.com; Tickets: Free
Dec. 18, Friday
8pm. Ramana Darshanam - Readings with commentary & dialogues by Nome from the book 'Talks with Sri Ramana Maharishi'; Organized by Society of Abidance in Truth; Venue: Santa Cruz, California; Contact: www.satramana.org, 831.425.7287; Free.
Dec. 19, Saturday
2pm. Kids Talent show; Program features children’s (Age 4 – 16) talents; Organized by Metroplex Tamil Sangam; Venue: The Plaza Theatre, Garland, Texas; Contact: Sayani Ravichandran firstname.lastname@example.org, www.dfwmts.org; Tickets: $10, Free (Members)
6pm. Bharatnatyam by Shoba Sharma; Accompanied by Revathi Subramaniam (vocal), Sangeetha Prasanna (nattuvangam), R.Radha Krishnan (Pullanguzhal), Kalyan Vaidyanathan (Mridangam); Organized by Columbus Carnatic Music organization; Venue: The Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ohio; Contact: www.columbuscarnaticmusic.org
Dec. 26, Saturday
6:30pm. Triveni - An evening of Bharathanatyam by Shri Krupa Dance Company Dancers Ramya & Anjali Kuchbhatla and Anu Ramachandran; Organized by Shruthi Adelaide & Shri Krupa Dance Company; Venue: Burnside Community Center, Tusmore, South Australia; Contact: www.shrikrupa.org, email@example.com, (Aus) 04.3262.6112
Dec. 30, Wednesday
6:30pm. Sri Ramana Maharishi Jayanthi 1879; Devotional chanting & meditation; Organized by Society of Abidance in Truth; Venue: Santa Cruz, California; Contact: www.satramana.org, 831.425.7287; Free.
Dec. 31, Thursday
7pm. Fusion Night 2010 - New Year Eve Party; Program features multi-lingual light music with DJ Kapil and Raja, Buffet Dinner with 25 varieties of Dosa and free drinks; Hosted by Udupi Palace Restaurant; Venue: Udupi Restaurant, Newark, California; Contact: 510.974.8400; Ticket: $25, $15, www.sulekha.com/bayarea
7pm. New Year Eve Bash Party; Community party with live orchestra, karaoke tamil music, sumptious dinner, dance floor for kids and adults; Organized by Metroplex Tamil Sangam; Venue: Roma Palace, Garland, Texas; Contact: www.dfwmts.org; Tickets: $18, $25
Jan. 10, Sunday
6pm. Nava Vid Bhakti - A multi-discipline program with Odissi, Kathak, Bharathanatyam, and Kuchipudi performances; Organized by Association of India's Development (AID), Atlanta; Venue: Gwinnett Center, Atlanta, Georgia; Contact: atlanta.aidindia.org, Vijaya Sridharan 561.306.4949, 404.914.1627