Soliciting Contributions towards Pushkaram events

पुष्करे पुस्तकम् दानं अन्नदानं करोति यः।  सर्वदा सुखमाप्नोति परत्रेह मानवः

Translated to – “One who contributes towards Annadanam or Books donation during Pushkaram, always attains all prosperity in life”. 

This Pushkaram people belonging to Kanya, Tula and Vrichigam rasi must definetly take a dip at holy river and do donations as per their capability on any of the day. Refer previous post on specific danaums during pushkaram.

People with Mesha,Mithunam,Meena and Kumbha rasi are also recommended to take the holy dip without fail.

We Solicit contributions from all for the conduct of pushkaram events and activities along with construction of the permanent tank at mayiladuthurai. The contributions can be done to the Trust solely operational for this main purpose.For any contributions/sponsorship please reach out to Chief Co-ordinator – Smt. Mahalakshmi S. [Mobile : 9840054289]

The contributions will be utilized for the following 

  1. Annadanam
  2. Parayanams – Vedam, Lalitha Sahasranamam, Vishnu Sahasranamam
  3. Cauvery Arthi
  4. Swami Theerthavari

All these activities require 2 lakh per day at specified ghats of river Cauvery. 

Status update on Trust Activities

The Cauvery Pushkaram 2017 Charitable trust has been created with the following objectives 

  • Create Awareness on the Cauvery Maha Pushkaram to wider community.
  • Vaidhegam Activities – Varuna Japam, Homam at various ghats.
  • Communication channels like Printing Hoardings about Pushkaram, Preparation for Release of Pushkaram Malar – A Magazine, Invitations and Pamphlets.
  • Spreading the information about the Pushkaram through various channels like Speaking in forums in various cities, forming committees with local members to ensure active participation, publishing a website and providing updates in the form of Newsletters.
  • Organizing various activities like Annadanam, Teerthavari of the main deity, Parayanams and Homams in the banks , Cauvery Arthi etc..
  • Last but not the least, the main objective of the Cauvery Pushkaram Charitable Trust is to construct a Permanent Tank Structure near TulaKattam in Mayiladuthurai, to ensure Storage of Water throughout the year and also to ensure availability of Water during the Tula month every year.

Activities accomplished so far by the team : [ Till May 2017]

  • Obtained approval and support for the construction of Tank from the members/representatives of Tamil Nadu Government like Nagaipattinam Collector, Ministers, MLA and MPs. The trust committee members have met them in person and solicited various approvals required for the same.
  • Letter of Approvals to various departments like PWD, Fire Department , arrangement for medical facilities etc has been submitted by the committee members.
  • Sri Sri Ravishankar – Art of Living has kindly accepted to be present for the main event on Sep-12 2017.
  • Smt Mahalakshmi and team have met the central minister Mr.H Radhakrishnan and are scheduled to meet the Central Minister Pon Radhakrishnan today ( 02-Jun 2017) to help us with this cause.
  • Conduct of Varuna Japams in various places.
  • Committee formation in various cities (Salem, Trichy,Mayiladuthurai ,Mumbai etc)
  • Identified committee members with various roles/responsibilities to ensure smooth operation of all activities.

Activities in the Upcoming months : [Jun – Sep ]

  • Main focus will remain on the commencement and completion of Tank at Mayiladuthurai prior to the event commencement.
  • Follow up on approvals from various departments and solicit approvals from the Central Ministers.
  • Preparation for Release of Cauvery Pushkaram Malar ( Magazine), Hoards on the Events.
  • Communication to a wider audience and create awareness about the event.
  • Preparation for various cultural programs.

Request to all

We solicit the bhakthas to kindly come forward and contribute what ever is possible to the trust and seek blessings from Cauvery Matha. For all donations/contributions, a separate Bank Account has been opened in the name of Trust. The details of the same can be obtained from Smt.Mahalakshmi – Chief Co-ordinator.