Satyanarayana Vrata Mahostavams in America by Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Devastanam, Annavaram

Satyanarayana Vratam is the most popular community event and almost every Hindu temple in USA performs Vratams. To give an opportunity for the NRI community to witness the Satyanarayana Vrata Maahostavam in a grand and most authentic manner, Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Devastanam, Annavaram is to organise Sri Satyanarayana Vrata Mahostavams in USA in October-November 2010.

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, September 17, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio - India PRwire/ -- After successful execution of Srinivasa Kalyanam jointly with Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD) in New Jersey on 1 May 2010 and in San Jose on 9 May 2010, Telugu Times, the First and Only Global Telugu Newspaper published from New Jersey/ San Jose since Feb 2004 has come another unique and most required event schedule for the NRI Telugu community in USA. This time, Telugu Times has tied up with Sri Satyanarayana Swamy Devastanam, Annavaram and propose to conduct Sri Satyanarayana Vrata Mahostavams in USA in October- November 2010 in grand and most authentic manner.

Speaking on this, Sri KV Ramanachari, IAS, Principal Secretary, Revenue (Endowments), Govt of AP said " Govt has given orders giving permission to the proposal of Annavram Devastanam & Telugu Times to jointly conduct Sayanarayana Vrata Mahostavam in USA. The organizers are procuring a set of Idols of Lord Satyanarayana Swamy and His Consort Rama Devi and taking Archakas who conduct Vratams at Annavaram Devastanam for USA visit. "

Mr JSV Prasad, IAS, Commissioner of Endowments said " We have been receiving requests from Temples, abroad for this kind of service and hence Govt has processed this request. We are happy that this entire event schedule is being done in various temples in USA and thus develop a relation between the Temples in USA and our Govt "

Mr I V Ram Kumar, Chairman, Annavaram Devastanam said " this is a divine opportunity for Devastanam to develop a bondage with NRI Telugu community in USA and every member participating in this exercise would work for it"

Mr Ramachandra Mohan, Executive Officer, Satyanarayana Swamy Devastanam said " this proposed USA trip would not only promote Hindu Dharma at large and the significance of Satyanarayana Swamy and the Vratam in USA, but also connect the Devastanam to the NRI Community. As per the Orders received a team of 5 Archakas, 2 Officers along with Chairman and Executive Officer would participate in this biggest ever schedule for Annavaram Devastanam. The Trust Board Members also would participate in USA schedule in two batches. The archakas going from the Devastanam would present the Vratam in most authentic manner".

Mr Jayaram Komati, Chairman, Telugu Times said " Srinivasa Kalyanam is the divine opportunity to Telugu Times that has given a very good image.... After Srinivasa Kalyanam, Satyanarayana Vratam is the most popular community event and almost every Hindu temple in USA perform Vratams. Bringing Annavaram Devastanam team and conducting Satyanarayana Vratams in various cities in USA is the wish and choice of NRI community and Telugu Times thus approached Devastanam for jointly conducting Vratams in several cities in USA. "

Mr CV Subba Row, Managing Director & Editor, Telugu Times said " we have made an exclusive site www.satyanarayanavraminusa.org that regular updates on the schedule. We have given the responsibility of organizing the Vratams to one temple in each city which handles the promotions, registrations, arrangements etc. Temple after meeting the expenses would also donate of a portion to Devastanam. We are making elaborate arrangements every where to ensure that Vratam is conducted with the auspicious procedure of Devastanam in systematically We so far we have tied up with Satyanarayana Swamy temple, San Jose for 16 Oct 10 and Laskshmi Narayan Mandir, LA for 17 Oct, Sri Guruvaayoorappan Temple, New Jersey for 23 Oct, Sri Venkateswara Lotus Temple in Washington DC for 24 Oct and TAMA in Atlanta for 30 Oct 2010 so far and will be shortly finalizing with temples in Austin, Texas, Houston, Detroit and Chicago also." Trustees , Sri Konakalla Togore, , Sri K.Srinivas , Sri I.Veerabhadra rao, Sri Kandarpa Hanuman, Sri Buddaraju Subbraju, Sri P.Jaggarao Dora. have participated.