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India Endowments Activity for 2003

January - February - March 2004 Newsletter

Swami Agnivesh Endowment

This endowment was created by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami to help Swami Agnivesh aid the oppressed, especially children. The purpose of this fund (#29) is to benefit the Bandhua Mukti Morcha (www.swamiagnivesh.com) in helping orphans with their needs. Donations may be given at www.hheonline.org or use the HHE tear-out card in this magazine.


Swami Agnivesh

Kerala Temple Trust Fund

Shubha and Kishore Pathial of Oregon, USA, started fund #50 (present balance of $2,624.55) to maintain temples in Kerala that are not under a government-managed temple trust. This year, the Trikkaikunnu Mahadeva Kshetra at Northern Kottayam received its third grant of Rs. 4,050.


Kerala

Udayan Care, New Delhi

Udayan Care is a New Delhi-based voluntary organization committed to sustainable social development by running homes for abandoned or orphaned children. Udayan Care fund, #42, has a balance of $15,512.08 and gave Rs. 9,000 in grants this year in support of this noble institution. Additional information is available at www.udayancare.org.


Udayan

Kapaleeshwara Temple Orphanage

The famed Kapaleeshwara Temple of Chennai has under its auspices the nearby Kapaleeshwara Temple Orphanage, which gives religious training for its residents in addition to shelter and meals. HHE offers support to this institution with this fund, #52, initiated by Dr. Vasudevan Jayanthi of Liverpool. This year the fund balance is $14,706.70, and the orphanage was granted Rs. 20,250.


Kapaleeshwara

Pazhassi Balamandiram, Kerala

The Pazhassi Balamandiram in Nalloornadu, Mananthavady, which serves more than 30 residents and raises them in Hindu values and traditions, received a third annual grant of Rs. 10,800. The HHE staff is gratified to support this worthy orphanage. It is fund #54 with a balance of $6,284.51.


Pazhassi

Kashi Visweswaraswamy Temple Fund

Established in 2003 by Dr. Grandhige Raghu of Atlanta, USA, this fund sponsors the maintenance of a Shiva temple in Tiptur, Karnataka, a boys' hostel and a girls' youth hostel. These beneficiaries will share a grant of approximately $1,141.53 in early 2004. Established as fund #48, the balance is $28,538.21.

Puri Monasteries

HHE has established a perpetual fund for the rejuvenation and care of Puri's once-thriving monasteries. Use of the income from the fund will be supervised by Shankaracharya Sri Nischalanand Saraswati and his successors. This year, grants totalling Rs. 2,250 were given, and the fund balance is $1,305.39.

Other Endowments

Other endowments also received annual grants: 1) Rs. 10,350 to Abirami Amman Temple, Tirukadaiyur, which provides a monthly archana on each full moon day, 2) Rs. 10,800 to Iyarappan Temple, Thiruvaiyaru, which sponsors a monthly puja and feeding on Arudra nakshatra day, 3) Rs. 4,050 to the Tirumular Sannidhi in Thiruvavadhuthurai for shrine upkeep, and 4) Rs. 4,275 to Vishwamata Gayatri Trust, New Delhi, overseen by Swami Pragyanand, for general support.

June to September Endowment Contributions

Kauai Aadheenam Monastic Endowment
Himalayan Academy $3,000.00
Saiva Siddhanta Church 1,400.00
Ishani Chowdhury 20.00
Rajendra Giri 50.00
Gunasekaran Kandasamy 104.57
Arul Karttikeya 744.10
Sadhaka Nilakantha 233.00
Anand Nuggihalli 101.00
Other Donations 12,959.20
Total 18,247.87
Iraivan Temple Endowment
Anonymous $108.00
Sunil & Rekha Baliga 250.00
Shyam Bhatt 200.00
Sri Ganesan 11.00
Rohit M. Iyer 100.00
Hiralal Kissoon 20.00
Monisha Malhan 200.00
Arun J. Mehta 500.00
Aparna Mikkilineni 100.00
Anand Nuggihalli 201.00
Thomas J. Rowe 150.00
Anil & Anjana Roy 25.00
Nitya Sivam 50.00
Sivadas Sivarajah 30.00
Other Donations 39,455.00
Total 41,400.00
Kauai Aadheenam Annual Archana Fund
Priya Alahan $28.00
Hemakheshaa Naatha Batumallah 3.00
Gunavadee Caremben 1.80
Somasundaram Caremben 3.48
Sukanta Caremben 3.48
Ruth Ann Delph 40.00
Ravindra Doorgiat 137.64
Isanah Kameni 26.30
Kartikeya Easan Katir 15.89
Amouda Koothan 2.75
Egilen Koothan 55.05
Saravan Koothan 2.75
Souda Koothan 2.75
Amravadee Kownden 73.50
Sathiya Lingeswari 36.60
Saroja Devi Manickam 0.50
Bhaveshan Moorghen 18.11
Shanda Kumaran Moorghen 18.11
Udeyadeva Moorghen 18.11
Dayavati Murugan 108.00
Anjeeni Devi Perumal 133.52
Kannen Ardee Sangara Perumal 200.97
Gunalan Ponniah 352.00
Akileiswaran Samuthiran 2.70
Jayasutha Samuthiran 2.70
Sarangapany Samuthiran 161.76
Devaladevi Sivaceyon 5.22
Nutanaya Sivaceyon 2.61
Patudeva Sivaceyon 10.82
Hemavalli Sivalingam 3.12
Kantha Ruben Sivalingam 3.12
Rohini Sivalingam 3.12
Javanya Skanda 3.00
Subasene Skanda 9.00
N. Soundararajan 27.02
Eassen Subramanian Valayten 3.42
Toshadeva Valayten 1.71
Ulasa Valayten 1.71
Samynaden Veerapen 35.00
Siven Veerasamy 28.00
Shivani Vinayaga 229.27
Total 1,815.61
Hinduism Today Distribution Fund
Priya Alahan $51.00
Cecelia Autar 252.00
Anil Ananda Badhwar 126.80
Surinder M. Bhardwaj 100.00
Ishani Chowdhury 20.00
Stephanie Devi Corgatelli 136.80
Rohit & Bisram Deocharan 132.00
Rajul & Heidi Gandhi 149.32
Rajesh Giare 861.00
Amravadee Kownden 22.99
Rushikesh H. Mehta 132.00
Gassa Patten 107.64
A.P. & Shantha Raghuthaman 501.00
Sundar & Lakshmi Raman 541.00
Chandra Rangnath 50.00
Khalid Raza 285.71
Vatsala Sastry 84.00
Linda Seeley 100.00
Jiva Shanmuga 102.00
Shandeep Sharma 1,001.00
Chandra Shekharan 70.00
Yatrikadevi Shivam 670.00
Devaladevi Sivaceyon 5.60
Nutanaya Sivaceyon 8.21
Potriyan Sivanathan 7.85
Girish Skanda 10.39
Womana Skanda 15.00
Robert Sorrells 108.00
Sudha Vinadharan 81.06
Total 5,732.37
Hindu Businessmen's Association Trust
Vel Alahan $390.00
Paramaseeven Canagasaby 34.04
Vel Mahalingum 15.50
Manogaran Mardemootoo 68.92
Vishwanaden Moorooven 20.67
Easvan Param 443.44
Janaka Param 54.00
Total 1,026.57
Hindu of the Year Fund
Khalid Raza $285.71
Total 285.71
Boys School for Iraivan Priesthood
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Bala Sivaceyon 38.96
Total 58.96
Kauai Aadheenam Matavasi Medical Fund
Gowri Nadason $120.12
Sadhaka Nilakantha 936.00
Thomas J. Rowe 150.00
Nandi Devi Sivanathan 29.80
Vayudeva Varadan 90.00
Total 1,325.92
Tirunavukkarasu Nayanar Gurukulam
Ramakumar & Sailaja Kosuru $10.00
Aran Sendan 204.00
Jutikadevi Sivaraja 108.00
Total 322.00
Kauai Aadheenam Renovation Endowment
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Total 20.00
Sri Subramuniya Kottam Fund
Thomas J. Rowe $150.00
Andrew Schoenbaum 10.00
Total 160.00
Malaysian Hindu Youth Education Trust
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Nicholaus C. Persaud 50.00
Total 70.00
Kumbhalavalai Ganesha Temple Endowment
Anonymous $50.00
Manoharan Navaratnarajah 150.00
Total 200.00
Hinduism Today Production Fund
Anil Kumar $92.99
Shun Sunder 10,200.00
Khalid Raza 285.72
Total 10,578.71
Hindu Orphanage Endowment Fund
Anonymous $51.00
Ajit S. Adhopia 164.31
Jagadeesh Dantuluri 4.00
Paul Yogananda DeSantis 108.00
Lila Shakti Devi 75.00
Rajendra Giri 50.00
Gunasekaran Kandasamy 104.58
Ramakumar & Sailaja Kosuru 5.00
Christian Langers 200.00
Natraj Narayanswami 25.00
Ganesan & Rajalakshmi Ramalingam 25.00
Khalid Raza 285.71
Alex Ruberto 60.00
Jutikadevi Sivaraja 108.00
Rodney & Ilene Standen 40.00
Matthew Wieczork 190.00
Total 1,495.60
Suntheram Family Trust Fund
Ramachandran Suntheram $1,000.00
Total 1,000.00
Hindu Press International Fund
Khalid Raza $285.72
Total 285.72
Loving Ganesha Distribution Fund
Eric Jautee $40.00
Christian Langers 200.00
Manoharan Navaratnarajah 150.00
Gassa Patten 1,440.84
Total 1,830.84
Saiva Agamas Trust
Matthew Wieczork $30.00
Total 30.00
Tirumular Sannidhi Preservation Fund
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Total 20.00
Alaveddy Pasupatheeswarar Temple Fund
Anonymous $50.00
Total 50.00
HHE Administrative Fund
Khalid Raza $285.71
Total 285.71
Murugan Temple Pillaiayar Shrine Fund
Pathmini Saravanapavan $5,000.00
Total 5,000.00
Thank You Gurudeva Fund
Anonymous $160.00
Hotranatha Ajaya 108.00
Asha Chaku 1,000.00
Ashish Suresh Chitnis 2,001.00
Amarnath Devarmanai 324.00
Bob Freedman 25.00
Panshula Ganeshan 20.00
Easan Katir 500.00
Kaleinani Larsen 51.00
Manoharan Navaratnarajah 300.00
Shanta Devi Periasamy 332.97
Alex Ruberto 60.00
Aran Sambandar 1,116.00
Dasa Sivam 108.00
Jnana Sivananda 200.00
Indivar Sivanathan 51.00
Sivadas Sivarajah 205.00
Vayudeva Varadan 102.00
Shama Vinayaga 50.00
Total 6,713.97
Udayan Care Endowment Fund
Pankaj N. Lalaji $500.00
Christian Langers 200.00
Richard Stocker 11.00
Total 711.00
Sri Chandra Madhab Debnath Fund
Shyamal Chandra Debnath $220.00
Total 220.00
Murugan Temple Yalpanam Festival Fund
Pathmini Saravanapavan $5,000.00
Total 5,000.00
Puri Monasteries Fund
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Khalid Raza 285.72
Total 305.72
Manitha Neyam Trust Fund
Ramakumar & Sailaja Kosuru $10.00
Bala Sivaceyon 40.20
Total 50.20
Tiptur Shiva Temple & Youth Hostel Fund
Grandige V. Raghu $28,538.21
Total 28,538.21
Kerala Temple Trust
Kishore G. and Subha Pathial $251.00
Total 251.00
Kapaleeshwara Temple Orphanage
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Jagadeesh Dantuluri 3.00
Vasudevan Jayanthi 400.00
Ramakumar & Sailaja Kosuru 10.00
Natraj Narayanswami 26.00
Ganesan & Rajalakshmi Ramalingam 125.00
Total 584.00
Manjung Hindu Sabha Orphanage Fund
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Hiralal Kissoon 20.00
Ramakumar & Sailaja Kosuru 10.00
Ganesan & Rajalakshmi Ramalingam 25.00
Total 75.00
Pazhassi Balamandiram Orphanage Fund
Ishani Chowdhury $20.00
Jagadeesh Dantuluri 3.00
Ramakumar & Sailaja Kosuru 10.00
Kishore G. & Subha Pathial 125.00
Ganesan & Rajalakshmi Ramalingam 75.00
Total 233.00
Pooled Income Fund Trust (PIF)
Gowri Nadason $40.00
Satya Palani 125.00
Barathy Sockanathan 40.00
Total 205.00
Total Contributions $134,128.69
Funds at Market Value, Sept. 30, 2003
Total Endowment Funds $3,627,973.05
Total Pooled Income Funds $192,966.84
Grand Total $3,820,939.89

MISSION STATEMENT

Hindu Heritage Endowment is a publicly supported, charitable organization recognized as tax exempt by the IRS on April 22, 1994. Employer ID 99-0308924. Founded by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, its philanthropic mission is to provide secure, professionally managed financial support for institutions and religious leaders of all lineages of Sanatana Dharma.

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS

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