Highlights of the "Sankirthana Balaganam"
Sri Venkateswara Annamacharya Society of America
organized the Annamacharya Sankeerthanas recital devotional event
"Sankeerthana Balaganam"on 13 September at the Laxmi Narayan Mandir,
9292 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA-92503.
Following are the details of the religious service:
Date: Sunday, 13 September 2015
Time: 2pm to 8pm
This is a religious program organized by SVASA exclusively
for the Under-16 youngsters to promote the awareness of Annamacharya's works in
the youth who will be the torch bearers for the community to
sing, preserve, and protect Annamacharya Sankeerthanas.
The platform was also used to bring awareness in the youngsters of the
Sankeerthanas value base. Over 50 youngsters to include boys and girls participated to sing as many as
forty five Sankeerthanas of Annamacharya. This is a well attended and very well received
devotional service for SVASA. The devotees at the temple were thoroughly enthralled
by the content of this devotional service. During the Sankeerthana recital,
the whole environment was filled with unbounded joy. The event started
with the usual Gurudeva Prardhana "Sri Mathvadeeya
Charithamrithamannayaarya". The president of SVASA
provided the introduction on Annamacharya and commentary for the Sankeerthanas that followed.
He also provided opportunity to a few of the youngsters to organize the
religious event. Former director of Annamacharya Project Sri Kamisetty
Srinivasulu provided the Annamacharya Sankeerthanas value base to the youngsters
by sharing with them his experiences on Annamacharya works in an educational
format. Sri Sarma
graciously supported on Tabla for the young artists. Vikas Munukutla, the
young classical music artist from Southland, stood out as role model for the
youngsters providing the narration on the musical values of the Sankeerthanas.
He also rendered a couple of Annamachrya Sankeerthanas composed by his Guru Sri