Special Navaratri Celebrations at Houston Namadwaar

Navaratri was celebrated at Houston Namadwaar with Ramayana navaham. Daily parayana of Srimad Valmiki Ramayana was performed in the daytime from September 22nd to 30th in a very grand manner. Every evening there was Ramayana pravachan by Sri Ramaswamyji. On the final day, Sri Rama pattabhishekam was performed in the morning. Smt. Neela Iyengar sang several songs on Sri Rama and from Thyagaraja Ramayanam. A special Vijayadasami Pooja was also performed for all children. That same evening, a lovely Garuda vahanam procession was held for Sri Premika Varadan-Madhuri Sakhi.
A beautiful themed kolu doll display was set up inside Namadwaar that was appreciated by all visitors. A Navaratri photo contest was held for kids and winners were picked at the end of the nine days. The winners were Malavika Dwarakanath, Ananya Pogaku and Pranav Pogaku.

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