February 2018: Events Calendar
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 Feb. 14Maha Sivarathiri
 Feb. 14 07Velantine's Day
Shubha Muhurtha Days: 04, 05, 07, 11, 14, 19, 26

Feb. 06, 13, 20, 27 Tuesdays
12 noon. Siddha Samadhi Yoga Classes at Shiva Vishnu Temple, Livermore, California, Contact: Temple 925.449.6255, www.livermoretemple.org

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 Wednesdays
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

Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 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

Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 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, sky.bayarea@yahoo.com.
9:30 AM. "Mastering Mindfulness in Everyday Living"; (10:30AM) 'Nurturing Creativity and Focus in Today's Kids' - Learn Mindfulness Exercises and Meditation Techniques to apply in your everyday living. Free. Organized by: Live Mindfully Now, San Jose. Venue: Shirdi Sai Parivaar, Youth Class Room # 2, California Circle, Milpitas, California. Contact: 408.750.4827, www.shirdisaiparivaar.org
5-8pm. Satsang Sabha; Organized by Shree Swaminarayan Hindu Temple (ISSO), 220 Temple Way, Colonia, New Jersey; www.issocnj.org, cnj@issousa.org
6 - 8 PM. San Diego Tamil Church; Venue: Mira Mesa Presbyterian Church, 8081 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego CA 92126; Contact: Rev. Dr. N.J. Gnaniah - 714-828-3181; ngnaniah@gmail.com

Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 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: Shirdi Sai Parivaar - Shirdi Sai Center, Milpitas, California; Contact: www.skybayarea.org, 510.825.3567, sky.bayarea@yahoo.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, sanjose@chinmayamission.org, www.chinmaya-sanjose.org/balvihar.html
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.
2-3pm. Evergreen Classics by Srikant Ramabadran; Bay Area: 1550 AM; Contact: www.mixcloud.com/RadioZindagi; srikant@radiozindagi.com
3-4:30pm. Plano Tamil School; Facilitated by Sastha Tamil Foundation; Venue: Alpha Montessori House, Plano, Texas; Contact: www.pltamil.com
Grand Tour of USA & Canada by Isaignani Padma Vibhushan Dr. Ilayaraaja; Live in Concert with Full Symphony from Budapest, Hungary & India; Artists include KS. Chitra, Mano, Haricharan, Rahul Nambiar; Houston (March 10), Dallas (March 11), San Jose (March 17, Telugu), San Jose (March 18, Tamil), Naperville, IL (March 24), Washington DC (March 30, Telugu), Washington DC (March 31), Toronto (April 01); Organized by KalalayaUSA; Contact: 650.863.4477, Kala Iyer: 510.305.9285

February 2 - April 1, 2018
Fleeting Fragrances by Oak Park Art League artist member Dr. Bala Thiagarajan; Exhibition features Mandalas, Floral & Animal pastel colored paintings by the artist; Organized by Oak Park Art League & West Suburban Medical Center; Venue: West Suburban Medical Center, Oak Park, Illinois; Contact: www.artbybala.com

February 23 - April 7, 2018
Alex in Wonderland - Stand-up Comedy by Alex - US Tour; San Jose (Feb. 23 - 25), Seattle (March 02-03), Portland (March 04), St. Louis (Mar. 09), Chicago (Mar. 10), Minneapolis (Mar. 11), Virginia (Mar. 16), NJ (Mar. 17), Boston (Mar. 18), Tampa (Mar. 23), Atlanta (Mar. 24), New Jersey (Mar. 25), San Antonio (Mar. 30), Dallas (Apr. 01), Raleigh (Apr. 06), Detroit (Apr. 07)

February 3, 2018, Saturday
Noon. Pongal Celebrations with Pattimanram by Dindugal Leoni, Amudha, Kovai Dhanapal & Karthikeya Sivasenapathy; Organized by Greater Atlanta Tamil Sangam; Venue: Gujarati Samaj, Tucker, Georgia; Contact: www.gatamilsangam.org
1:30pm. Mega Pongal Vizha 2018; Organized by New England Tamil Sangam; Venue: Littleton High School, Littleton, Massachusetts; Contact: www.netamilsangam.org
2:30pm. Pongal Celebrations; Organized by New York Tamil Sangam; Venue: Queens High School of Teaching, Bellerose, New York; Contact: www.newyorktamilsangam.org

February 4, 2018, Sunday
9am. 25th Anniversary Celebrations of Sathya Sai Center of Central San Jose; Venue: Emma Prusch Farm Park, San Jose, California; Contact: ssbcsj@gmail.com
1pm. Radha Kalyanam & 5th Anniversary Celebrations of Gnanananda Seva Samajam California; Venue: Sri Siddhi Vinayaka Cultural Center, Fremont, California; Contact: gssus.org, california@gssus.org

February 10, 2018, Saturday
3:30pm. PrabhRti (Nila Rajesh & Showmik Manthana) & PrApti (Lavanya Kumar); Solo Student Performances; Organized by Shruthi Swara Laya; Venue: Shruthi Swara Laya Premises, Fremont, California; Contact: annumanasa@gmail.com, 510.552.5824
4pm. Thai Pongal 2018 Celebrations; Organized by Austin Tamil Sangam; Venue: CD Fulkes Middle School, Round Rock, Texas; Contact: www.austintamilsangam.com
6:30pm. Monthly Tamil Mass, Rosary, Children Liturgy and Get-together; Organized by Bay Area Tamil Catholic Community; Venue: St.Joseph's Church, Mountain View, California; Contact: www.tamilcatholic.org
7pm. Ice House to White House; RJ Balaji Live in USA; Organized by Indus Entertainment; Venue: St. Alphonsa Hall, Coppell, Texas; Contact: 512.777.1271, info@ustamil.com

February 11, 2018, Sunday
Noon. Valentine’s Day Celebrations; Program features sumptuous lunch, games, laughter and more; Organized by TNF NY Chapter; Venue: Southern Spice Restaurant, New Hyde Park, New York; Contact: www.tnfusa.org, 516.418.7122
1:30pm. Singles Meeting; Program features One-on-One, Face-to-Face conversations; Organized by Hindu Vivah of Atlanta; Venue: Holiday Inn Atlanta / Roswell; Contact: Ambika Shankar: 770.861.0876, Shobha Swamy: 248.894.1929

February 13, 2018, Tuesday
10:30am - 4am (Wednesday); Maha Shivarathiri Brahmotsavam Celebrations; Program features Shiva Suprabatham, Abhishekam, Yama Rudrabhishekam & more; Organized by Sri Mahakaleshwar Temple, Santa Clara, California; Contact: www.srimahakalmandir.org

February 17 & 18, 2018, Saturday & Sunday
Great Composers Day 2018 Celebrations; Organized by Camaga, Atlanta; Venue: Hindu Temple of Atlanta (HTA), Riverdale, Georgia; Contact: www.camaga.org

February 18, 2018, Sunday
5:30pm. VeLLottam - A tamil play about happy times of Pandian rulers in Madurai during Sangam days by Abirami Fine Arts; Fundraiser for Cancer Institute Foundation; Venue: Dublin High School, Dublin, California; Contact: www.cifwia.org

February 24, 2018, Saturday
9am. Thyagaraja Aradhana Day; Individual & Group singing of Pancharatna Kritis; Organized by South India Fine Arts; Venue: Cupertino Community Hall (next to Cupertino Library), Cupertino, California; Contact: www.southindiafinearts.org

March 1 - 11, 2018, Thursday - Sunday
9am everyday; Athirudram & Sata Chandi Homam and parayanam to Shiva & Shakthi for blessings and Loka Kalyanam; Organized by Shiva Vishnu Temple, Livermore; Venue: Livermore Temple premises, Livermore, California; Contact: Bala Viswanath: 925.367.4600, www.livermoretemple.org

March 17 - April 01, 2018
Annual Vasantha Navarathri Celebrations; Performances by students and gurus of leading Bay Area Music & Dance Schools; Organized by Sri Kamakshi Community Center (SKCC); Venue: SKCC Temple, Santa Clara, California; Contact: 925.961.9999, kanchikamashi@gmail.com

March 25, 2018, Sunday
3pm. Sri Sita Kalyanam with Sampradaya Bhajans by Gnanananda Seva Samajam on the occasion of Rama Navami; Organized by Sri Rajarajeswari Temple (SRRT); Venue: SRR Temple, San Jose, California; Contact: 480.310.8619, priestoffremont@gmail.com

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