“Meet And Greet” Program This Saturday, November 21st, 2015, At 2:30 pm At Saraswati Hall.

Young Professional Temple Community (Of The Hindu Temple Society, N.A.) Organizes Its Second “Meet And Greet” Program This Saturday, November 21st, 2015, At 2:30 pm At Saraswati Hall.

Would you like to meet like-minded Hindu adults in the Temple environment? Come out and engage in our dialogue on Hindu traditions and their relevance to the modern day. Get a chance to network with like-minded individuals!  Bring along your friends! Don’t miss this opportunity to make new connections! 

This is the second “Meet and Greet” program in two years. Last year’s event was a huge success, where we young adults enjoyed ourselves getting together to understand Hinduism, Temple worship, each other and also ourselves. If last year’s program is any indication, this program will be another enjoyable event.

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The agenda for the program:

  1. Invocation
  2. Icebreaker
  3. Splitting up into small groups to discuss what appeals to us about Hinduism and what keeps us away from it.
  4. Representatives of each group present their group’s thoughts and conclusions.
  5. A skit on “Faith in God”
  6. Debate style discussion on the attires that should be permitted in Temples – All attires Vs Conservative attires only.
  7. Administrators brief about the Formation of the Committee, its goals and visions going forward
  8. Vote of Thanks
  9. Mangalam in Kuchupudi dance style

Young Professional Committee at the New York Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens is geared towards young adults / professionals / young families.

This was formed

  1. To help like-minded young adults build a solid network among themselves in order to form friendships and exchange ideas
  2. To help those interested in Hinduism get a better grasp of the rationale behind its various beliefs and other interesting topics
  3. To help understand Hindu traditions and their relevance to the modern day
  4. To help understand the various rituals and other modes of Temple worship that routinely takes place in Temples
  5. To help do seva as a group, which makes serving all the more interesting
  6. To help get involved in planning and conducting events that take place in the Temple as well as a part of Temple’s outreach programs
  7. To help understand how the various components of the Temple are managed, thereby enabling those interested to become a meaningful part of the future management of the Temple.

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