Gayatri Pariwar of Long Island (www.ggkli.org) a non-profit organization who is running Bal Sanskar Shala called Gayatri Gyan Kendra of Long Island (“GGKLI”) since the year 2006 in Long Island, NY, had successfully organized 108 Kundi Gayatri Maha Yagya on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2 Dashon Drive. Melville. In this yagya more than 800 people including over 150 students of Bal Sanskar Shala had attended the yagya. This was unique and first such type of yagya in Long Island, where children had participated in large numbers.
Organizer Pravin Kapadia said ” There were two purposes behind organizing this yagya. First to give a message of Gruhe Gayatri and Gruhe Gayatri Yagya. Secondly, Vidhyarambh Sanskar of all students of GGKLI were performed. In this yagya, the meaning of all the rituals were explained in English to the Students”
Mr. Dilip Chauhan, President of New York South Asian Chamber of Commerce and John M. Kennedy, Jr., comptroller of Suffolk County were the guest of honors, Mr. Chauhan and Mr. Kennedy honored with Traditional Garland and Shawls.
John M. Kennedy, Jr., comptroller of Suffolk County mentioned in his speech – I really applaud the activities by Gayatri Parivar of Long Island not only limited to this event but they are forefront in many community activities including humanatarian effors in the time of need. I congratulate Pravin Kapadia and his entire team for such an amazing work.
Mr. Chauhan said – I am surprise to see number of peoples participations this is such an amazing way to keep our culture alive, what a great volunteers and divine Matra has spread very positive energy all over the place. Congratulations to organizers, volunteers. Also make sure you all help your community to get counted during 2020 Census as well as make sure you all register to vote.
GGKLI is a unique Bal Sanskar Shala (Sunday school) run by Long Island Chapter of All World Gayatri Pariwar (www.awgp.org), Shantikunj, Haridwar, India. GGKLI is offering unique teaching program to young generation on the basis of scientific spirituality. Students also learn Yoga, Meditation, Pranayama, Indian Culture, Team Building, Vedic Math, Hindi, Gujarati and Telugu Languages.