VSNA – Chicago Chapter
VSNA – Chicago started off the 2014 year programs with Makara Sankramana celebrations on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at Itasca Park District with attendance of about 100 members. The program was very well organized and planned with stage arrangement consisting of Basavanna’s statue donated and brought from India by Srishail Hadimani. Following are few snapshots of the program. More details are on VSNA site – Chicago Chapter Events page.
The second program of the year was Mahashivarathri, celebrated on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The program included shivapuja by kids and adults. Few snapshots from Mahashivarathri program are given here.
This quarter the local chapter had to endure loss of Dr. Mrs. Rajashri Manoli, VSNA Life Member from Wisconsin. Another loss was lingaikya of Mother of VSNA BOD Member - Nandish Dhananjaya.