IMG

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Schedule

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PROGRAM




PARTICIPATION NUMBER OF EXPECTED DELEGATES 1500.

PARTICIPATING GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS



Various VHPA off-shoots and sister organizations will be taking part in this event. Here is a partial list of the participating and co-sponsoring organizations:
  • Hindu Mandir Executive Conference (HMEC)

  • Hindu Mandir Priest Conference (HMPC)

  • Hindu Anerican Vanprasthi Network (HAVN)

  • American Hindu Against Defamation (AHAD)

  • Coalation Of Hindu Youth (CHY)

  • Threads

  • Hindu Women's Network (HWN)

  • Support A Child (SAC)

  • Arsha Vishya Gurukulam

  • North American Hindu Mandirs

  • Hindu Students Council (HSC)

  • Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

  • Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS)

  • Hindu University of America (HUA)

  • Hindu American Foundation (HAF)


AGENDA OVERVIEW


DATE DAY START FINISH SESSION PURPOSE
Sep 18, 2020 Friday 4:00 pm 9:00 pm Registration Registration and welcome
Sep 19, 2020 Saturday 9:00 am 12:00 pm Plenary Plenary Celebration of 50 years of Hindu movement and camaraderie in America
12:00 pm 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm 5:00 pm 8 Parallel Tracks Celebrate past accomplishments and share future vision
5:00 pm 6:00 pm Break Refresh, networking
6:00 pm 9:30 pm Cultural Program and Dinner Recognitions, cultural program
Sep 20, 2020 Sunday 8:00 am 11:30 am Puja, Samuhik yagna for well-being of community 1. Shodashopachar Puja of six feet Shri Ramparivar (ordered from Bharat for this occasion) 2. Puja of Kalash (filled with water of Ganga & five sacred rivers) 3. Samuhik Yagna (201 Vedis), officiated by 11 priests from across America, in presence of dharmagurus 4. Parting thoughts and blessings 5. Shodashopachar Puja of six feet Shri Ramparivar (ordered from Bharat for this occasion)

SATURDAY PM-PARALLEL TRACKS


TRACK PURPOSE FORMAT ORGANIZATIONS RESPONSIBILITY PHONE EMAIL
Children(<13) Engaging young children in meaningful Hindu activities Games, rangoli etc All Hansa Dave 317-490-4910 HansaDave28@gmail.com
Seva Expo Highlights of domestic and international Seva programs TBD Ekal, SAC, ICC, Seva International Jayant Dafatardar Neelam Jaiswal 404-200-8437 daftardarj@yahoo.com
Mini-Threads Engage professional delegates; show- case Hindu American accomplishments TBD Threads, HUA Priya Samant 781-266-6510 pr_samant@yahoo.com
Woman Empowerment Hindu women’s perspective on contemporary issues and look ahead TBD Women’s Network Manju Tiwari 770-962-2669 msrtiwari@gmail.com
Vanaprasthi Network Engaging vanaprasthees. Vanaprasthi life reflecting the goals of Hindu way of living TBD HAVAN Kumar Dave / Vinod Gupta 317-809-2145 / 484-397-3456 kdave@sbcglobal.net / vinodgupta2005@yahoo.com
Advocacy Past accomplishments, find synergy among Hindu advocacy groups and look ahead TBD AHAD, HAF, HMN, Kashmir Action Group, Bhutan support group Nirav Patel 630-709-9902 nirav440@yahoo.com
Temples/Rituals/Priests Past accomplishments, find synergy among Hindu advocacy groups and look ahead TBD All religious orgs involved in HMEC/HMPC Ami Patel / Sohini Sircar 514-961-8414 ami_pa2@yahoo.com / sohinisircar@gmail.com
Youth Foster the synergy of youth involved in various nationwide Hindu organizations TBD HSC, HUA, Hindu Yuva, BAPS, Balvihar, Youth Wing, CHY Parth Parihar / Bhakti Modi 856-417-6473 / 412-478-0533 parihar.parth@gmail.com / bhaktibm@gmail.com