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Calendar: March 2009

ARATI (EVENING VESPERS): Monday–Saturday from 6-7pm, followed by a reading from the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna or Swami Vivekananda’s Inspired Talks.

Saturday Visiting Hours: 4pm-8pm.

Sunday Visiting Hours: 10am-2pm
10:00-11:00am: Worship and Silent Meditation
11:00-12 Noon: Spiritual Topic
12 Noon-12:30pm: Arati and Flower Offering
12:30pm: Lunch

Date Spiritual Topic
Sun., March 1st: Sri Ramakrishna’s Birthday Observance
9-11am: Special Worship of Sri Ramakrishna
(accompanied by Indian devotional singing)
11-12Noon: Meditation on Sri Ramakrishna’s Life
(A visual presentation)
12-12:30: Arati and flower offering
12:30: Lunch
Wed., March 4th: Guru, Mantra, Ishta (Chosen Ideal)-I
(Informal talk on the Guru)
Swami Swahananda
Thurs., March 5th: Guru, Mantra, Ishta-II
(Informal talk on the Mantra)
Swami Swahananda
Fri., March 6th: Guru, Mantra, Ishta-III
(Informal talk on the Ishta – Chosen Ideal)
Swami Swahananda
Saturday, March 7th: Sri Ramakrishna Public Celebration
10-11am: Worship of Sri Ramakrishna (See Special Announcements)
(accompanied by Indian devotional singing)
11-12Noon: Ramakrishna as the Guru
Talk by Swami Swahananda
(Minister, Vedanta Society of Southern California)
12Noon: Arati
12:15pm: Prasad
(DFW Hindu Temple)
Sun., March 8th: Power of the Mantra
9-10am: Worship
10-11am: Homa Ceremony
(Conclusion of Sri Ramakrishna’s Birthday Observance)
11-12Noon: Talk by Swami Swahananda
12-12:30pm: Arati and flower offering
12:30pm: Lunch
Wed., March 11th: Holi Observance
6 -7 pm: Worship
7-8pm Special Arati and Flower Offering
Sat., March 14th: Swami Yogananda’s Birthday Observance
6-7pm: Arati and special flower offering,
(followed by a reading from The Apostles of Sri Ramakrishna)
Sun., March 15th: Seeing God Everywhere
Pravrajika Brahmaprana
Thurs., March 19th: Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali
(Study Circle, 7pm)
Sun., Match 22nd: Probing the Nature of Reality
Pravrajika Brahmaprana
Thurs., March 26th: Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali
(Study Circle, 7pm)
Sun., March 29th: Thoughts Matter
Pravrajika Brahmaprana

All are welcome
(In accordance with the City Code, please do not obstruct traffic. You may park in the driveway or directly in front of the Center. Otherwise, please park on a side road.)

NOTE: If you are interested in supervised children’s activities during the Sunday talk, please contact the Center in advance: 972-252-HOPE.

Directions to the DFW Hindu Temple (972-445-3111): Approx. 1.5 miles from the Center: Exit 183 Airport Freeway onto O’Connor Rd. southward bound toward Irving’s Historic Dist.; turn left at the first traffic light onto Place St.; then turn right onto N. Britain. The Hindu Temple is on the right side of the road at 1605 N. Britain Rd., Irving, TX 75061.


Quote of the day
It is the mind that makes one wise or ignorant, bound or emancipated.
- Sri Ramakrishna

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