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  • EDUCATIONAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HINDI AND HINDUISM CLASSES -
Class 1 :Learn Hindi Reading, Speaking  and Writing

    Register at: http://hindigr.blogspot.com/ to attend
    Where: West Michigan Hindu Temple
    When : Every Thursday: 6 PM to 7 PM
    Age Group: Adults and Kids over 6 (Suggested)
    Fees     : None


Class 2: Hinduism 101 : Great Heritage of Hinduism : The path to self discovery

    Register at: http://vedaupnishad.blogspot.com/ to attend
    Where: West Michigan Hindu Temple
    When : Every Thursday: 7 PM to 8 PM
    Age Group: Adults and Kids over 6 (Suggested)
    Fees     : None

   Pass on the Hinduism, first spiritual science of the world, to the next generation. 
   - We will discuss Dwait versus Adwait
   - Similarity between Hinduism with Science: Both are in pursuit of truth
   - One God with so many Avatars
  -  Hinduism fundamentals
  -  Understand Bhagvad Gita and Upnishad mantras

 

 

 

WMHT YOUTH CAMP - SUMMER 2012

 

 

 

WMHT SUMMER YOUTH CAMP - AUGUST 29 - 30, 2009

 

With the help of Hindu Heritage Camp we are planning to organize a Summer Camp with lot of fun filled activities. There are volunteers of Hindu Heritage Camp that would be coming from outside and staying in Grand Rapids to help us out with this event.

 

This Camp is free. All Donations would go towards West Michigan Hindu Temple.

 

This is a great opportunity for our kids to be in this kind of environment and learn about our culture in a fun filled perspective.

Camp will run from 9-4.30

 

 


9 am drop off
9-9.30 yoga
9.30 -10 relaxation
10-11 Shloka or bhajan
mini break 5 min
11.05-11.30 story session
11.30-12.30 lunch
12.30 1.30 group discussion
1.30-2.30 hands on project
2.30-3.30 q and A session
snack
3.30-4.30 basics of hinduism
4.30  parent pickup


If any questions please call Vamsi/Fred/kashmira/or Rashmi

 

 

Please RSVP with:
Rashmi Juneja  Email: rashmijuneja@hotmail.com  Phone: 616-868-0414
Vamsidhar Ravi Email: vamsiravi@yahoo.com Phone: 616-365-9871

 

This event organized on behalf of West Michigan Hindu Temple.

 

 

BALAVIHAR CLASSES - FROM SEPTEMBER 18, 2008

 

Balavihar classes are starting from Thursday, September 18th, on the auspicious day of Sankata Hara Chathurthi.

 

From next week onwards Balavihar would be conducted every Friday 7.00 PM to 8.00 PM by Raji Prem Kumar. All kids are encouraged to register in this program to enrich their knowledge on Hinduism and our culture.

 

All classes will be conducted in the Community Center of our temple. Please make sure that your kids maintain discipline. Please let the kids know that it is very important for us to keep the temple clean and organized at all times. This Thursday will be a short one with just few slokas, prayers and blessings from Lord Ganesha. Younger kids need to be accompanied by parents at all times.

 

Your weekly Balavihar invitations and class cancellations due to severe weather will be sent to you if you register your name with Raji Premkumar at rajipremkumar@yahoo.com.

 

 

Fun Quiz Program by North South Foundation - 12.07.08

Program Details
1. Fun Quiz Programfor the entire Family
2. Kids Presentations on “How to be Earth friendly”
3. Panel Discussionsby the Spelling bee Champs

 

Venue & Timings
Dec 7th 2008 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cultural Center of WMHT
4890, Whitneyville Ave, SE
ADA, MI- 49301

 

Pre-registration for the Quiz program, before Nov 24th 2008 by sending a mail to nsfgrandrapids@gmail.com is highly encouraged.

 

Let Your Intellect Shine

 

 

 

WMHT SUMMER CAMP - AUGUST 16, 2008

 

Dear All,

As the school holidays are nearing completion, we will be having a creative get-together with the kids at the temple. There will be shlokas, interactive story time and play time / coloring deities sketches fun activity for kids.

There will be an open hour for kids to perform their favorite songs/shlokas (vocal/instrumental).  A poem very special to our India "Vande Maataram" will be practiced as time permits, to celebrate 15th August, day of Freedom.

This Camp is free. Snacks and light lunch will be provided.
 
Venue: West Michigan Hindu Temple Community Center
Date/Time: Saturday, 16th August 2008 from: 9:00am to 1:00pm

Please RSVP with:
Shashi Sharma  Email: sashiks@yahoo.com  Phone: 616-365-2441
Raji Premkumar Email: rajipremkumar@yahoo.com  Phone: 616-447-8126
Vamsi Ravi   Email: vamsiravi@yahoo.com  Phone: 616-365-9871

This event is organized on behalf of West Michigan Hindu Temple.

 

 

WMHT SUMMER YOUTH CAMP - JULY 26 & 27

 

PHOTO ALBUMS FROM THIS CAMP

 

West Michigan Hindu Temple Summer Youth Camp for July 26th & 27th:

 

Dear Friends,

 

Thanks for the Great Response. We have over 40 kids signed up for the youth camp. With the help of Hindu Heritage Camp we are planning to organize a Summer Camp with lot of fun filled activities. There are volunteers of Hindu Heritage Camp that would be coming from outside and staying in Grand Rapids to help us out with this event.

 

We have Morning Yoga that will be taught by Sri P R Vedanarayanan.

 

This Camp is free. All Donations would go towards West Michigan Hindu Temple.

 

This is a great opportunity for our kids to be in this kind of environment and learn about our culture in a fun filled perspective.

 

SUMMER YOUTH CAMP TENTATIVE TIMELINE

Kids would be divided into the following three categories.

 

Shishu Gana   for Ages 5-8
Bala Gana for Ages 9-12
Kishore Gana for Ages 13 & Up

 

8:30 - 9:00                     Check In                       
9.00- 9.30                      Morning Yoga
9:30 - 10:00                   Warm-ups/Surya Namaskars
10:00 - 10:35                 Geet / Shloka   
10:35 - 10:45                 Break               
10:45 - 11:45                 Games
11:45 - 12:30                 Story
12:30 - 1:30                   A modest Lunch will be provided
1:30 - 2:15                     Making Ganesh with Clay
2:15 - 2:30                     Break               
2:30 - 3:30                     Practice for demonstration
4:00 - 5:00                     Public Demonstration               


Demonstrations may include Suryanamaskar, Khel, Geet, and Shlokas    

At this point we do not want any kids who are less than 5 that need adult supervision and assistance.

 

Please RSVP with:
Rashmi Juneja  Email: rashmijuneja@hotmail.com  Phone: 616-868-0414
Vamsidhar Ravi Email: vamsiravi@yahoo.com Phone: 616-365-9871
Murali Bolla Email: mbolla9@yahoo.com Phone: 616-717-3456

 

This event organized on behalf of West Michigan Hindu Temple.