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7TH ANNUAL BHAGAVAD GITA COMPETITION_QUIZ ON HINDUISM
  Date : 06-28-2015

 


OMKARA MAHAGANAPATHY DEVASTHANAM
THE HINDU TEMPLE OF CENTRAL TEXAS
4309 Midway Drive, Temple, TX 76502
www.hindutemple.org /254 771 1270
 
7TH ANNUAL BHAGAVAD GITA CHANTING COMPETITION AND QUIZ ON HINDUISM
AUGUST 29, 2015, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
 
 
GITA VERSES for RECITATION: 54-72, CHAPTER 2.

RECITATION TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. 
 
12:00 Noon: Join for Balaji Pooja in the sanctum.
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LUNCH
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Afternoon: QUIZ ON HINDUISM: General themes on Hinduism plus life and works of Adi Sankara.
Age appropriate questions given to each group (Elementary, Middle and High School). Written tests will be followed by oral tests. 
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Grouping for Gita Chanting is as follows:
Pre-Kg & Kg - 7 verses (54-60)
1st, 2nd & 3rd Gr. - 10 verses (54-63)
4th & 5th Gr. - 15 verses (54-68)
Middle School - 19 verses (54-72)
 
The younger children are encouraged to memorize more verses than required for the group. Credit will be given if presented properly. 
 
Judgment is based on:
1. Clarity of expression
2. Memory power
3. Confidence in presentation

All the participants and audience including the judges together will chant all the 19 verses to conclude the event.

Please note: the end- verse of the chapter, “ iti srimadbhagavadgitasupanishatsu…….” Should be chanted only by chanting all the 19 verses.
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Registration Fee: $15.00 per child for both chanting and quiz. $10 for either chanting or quiz.
Register by sending the information on your child(ren) with the details (name, age, grade, address, contact tel. # with the name of person to contact) and the check (payable to HTCT) to:
The HINDU TEMPLE OF CENTRAL TEXAS
4309 Midway Drive,
Temple, TX 76502
or, go online to www.hindutemple.org and register (PayPal or credit card). Details may be sent as an e-mail to info@hindutemple.org
LAST DAY FOR REGISTRATION: AUGUST 22, 2015

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SPONSORSHIP for the program will be appreciated (need a minimum of 15 sponsors).

Priests:
    Sreeram Hariharan 
    BS Srinidhi
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