Hindu Temple of The Woodlands Honors Flood Victims


THE WOODLANDS: Atma Shanti Puja and Bhajan program was held at the Hindu Temple of The Woodlands on Sunday, July 7, honoring the victims of the recent North Indian flood victims.

The opening prayer was by recent high school graduate,Yarlini Vipulananda.  Bhajans were by UH sophomore Srikar Vedula.  Additional bhajan singers included a number of temple devotees: Sonie Mohanty, Manju Guglani, Jitu and Hema Chudasama, Jagan Allam, Ravi Bayas, Mamta and Madhukar Prasad and others.

Donations to the temple on Sunday will be used for relief and development work in the flooded areas. Hriday Shukla, a senior business major at University of Texas, currently doing a summer internship, made the first donation, encouraging others to also donate. Over $3000 was collected from appeals.

Hindu Temple of The Woodlands is located at 7601 S Forestgate in The Woodlands. It encourages service, education and devotion among the Hindu Americans of the north Houston and Montgomery County area.

Visit www.woodlandshindutemple.org for more information on the temple and its activities.