Sethubandhanam

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Present campaigns

Sai Srinivasan, Shri. Gopal and their team (the Periyava Kainkaryam group)  are determined to save as many cows from the clutches of death as possible. They have rescued over 1000 cows from the clutches of death and have housed them in safe-havens. This campaign requires funds to help rescue 2 very old cows from the abattoir, where it will eventually end up. 

₹6,002 of ₹40,000 raised

This is a very unique campaign. Brahmashri. Dendukuri Sadashiva Somayaji Ganaapati – a nithya agnihotri and a descendent of a family that has conducted various great yagnas over generations is now conducting a Vajapeya Mahayagna. This mahayagna is to be conducted for 15 days in the Pattiseema Village in the West Godavari District in Andhra Prades, starting 5-Nov-2021 through 19-Nov-2021 

In this campaign we look to sponsor the Annadhanam (food) for one paksha during the yagam! 

₹14,500 of ₹50,000 raised

A Yajur Veda Patasala in Mylapore, Chennai, that houses 10 vidhyarthis (students) along have requested for support. 

They require financial support to make ends meet and alleviate them from this financial crunch. The support requested is to the tune of ₹18,500 per month. This campaign will focus on generating funds to provide consistent monthly support for these true custodians of our Sanatana Dharma. 

₹22,929 of ₹55,000 raised

Paadal Petra Shiva sthalams are those that are revered in the hymns sung by the Nayanmars 1100 years ago. These temples are considered among the greatest in the continent. Most of these temples don’t even have access to basic amenities. This campaign would help purchase oil to light lamps for these temples of great historic significance. We will support 50 temples per month

₹89,000 of ₹3.6 lakh raised

The priests of the Sholingur Narasimha temple are facing the brunt of the lockdown. Their livelihood was sustained by the offerings of the devotees who visited the temple. The only means of income has been severely impacted due to the present lockdown. 

This campaign aims to support 17 Doddacharyas/Bhattacharyas and others with Rs. 3000 per head per month for 2 months. 

₹88,902 of ₹94,000 raised

A very unique temple that houses the Paduka of Shri. Adhi Shankara Bhagavath Paadal installed by His Holiness Paramacharya Sri. Sri. Chandrashekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal, 68th Acharya of the Moolanmya Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, requires support for Kumbabishekam. 

The Shri. Adhi Shankara Bhagavath Padaal Padhugai Temple in the town of Walajahpet (near Vellore) in Tamil Nadu is undergoing Kumbabishekam in the month of August-September 2020. 

This campaign focuses on supporting the Sambavanai (dakshinai) for the Vaidikas who will be conducting the kumbabishekam. 

₹84,926 of ₹1.3 lakh raised

Vadhyar Shri. Meenakshisundaram runs a ghoshala with 90 cows in Thirukattupalli, Ranaganathapuram – near Trichy, Tamil Nadu. 

Ever since the lockdown our donors have been supporting Shri. Meenakshisundaram who now seeks our help to purchase fodder for the year for his cows. In the second wave of COVID-19 and lockdowns, he has been more severely impacted and desperately needs our help to sustain his goshala and himself. His family too was affected with COVID and is under immense presure

He is unable to meet ends meet. Please help support this custodian of Dharma

₹1.25 lakh of ₹1.25 lakh raised

This is a very unique campaign. Brahmashri. Dendukuri Sadashiva Somayaji Ganaapati – a nithya agnihotri and a descendent of a family that has conducted various great yagnas over generations is now conducting a Poundarika Mahayagna. This mahayagna is to be conducted for 41 days in the Pattiseema Village in the West Godavari District in Andhra Pradesh. 

In this campaign we look to sponsor the Annadhanam (food) for 250+ ritviks over a month! 

₹75,302 of ₹2.27 lakh raised

The Brihannayagi sametha Kailasanathar temple is one of the most ancient temples in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the NavaKailayam temples and Navagraha sthalam of Surya Deva. Despite the support from local people, there is no sufficient funds for pooja materials, wages to workers and to maintain the structural integrity of the temple. Support is being requested to improve the water piping in the temple, to easily supply water to all the different sannidhis (there are many of them in this massive beautiful temple!). Shri. Kumar Gurukkal reached out to us for this. Let us support this gurukkal and great kshetram. 

₹34,707 of ₹34,707 raised

Shri. Kalamboor Kadiresan Ayya had been working as an Oduvar and spent his life in the service of Shiva temple at Kangeyanallur. He then joined the Tamil Isai Kaloori at Chennai. He subsequently suffered a stroke and has been unable to move and sing. He has two children still studying in school and has a family to support. The amount is being raised to support their family’s education and medical expenses.

₹1.09 lakh of ₹1 lakh raised

The Brihannayagi sametha Kailasanathar temple is one of the most ancient temples in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the NavaKailayam temples and Navagraha sthalam of Surya Deva. Despite the support from local people, there is no sufficient funds for pooja materials, wages to workers and to maintain the structural integrity of the temple. Support is being requested to improve the water piping in the temple, to easily supply water to all the different sannidhis (there are many of them in this massive beautiful temple!). Shri. Kumar Gurukkal reached out to us for this. Let us support this gurukkal and great kshetram. 

₹20,000 of ₹20,000 raised

 The Indian Institute of Animal Welfare, founded by inspiring Dr. (Miss) Sadhana Rao. Indian Institute of Animal Welfare is  a Public Charitable Trust registered in the year 1988. IIAW in Neelangarai, Chennai and the  goshala  is  in Ventapuram Village with  700 rescued cows and 150 other cattle. They thrive on donations and on a monthly basis are struggling to make ends meet.

Adopt a cow for ₹2,000 per month  by sponsoring its monthly feed.  

₹68,302 of ₹50,000 raised

 Shri. Viswanatha Gurukkal of the Sakkarathan Easwaran Temple in Tiruvannamalai needs financial support for his medical expenses. The gurukkal has been admitted in the Kaveri Medical Hospital and his treatment expenses are an estimated Rs. 5-7 lakhs. His son Shri. Prabhakara Gurukkal has reached out for support.  We will first try to support a tranche of Rs. 50000. 

₹52,154 of ₹50,000 raised

Shri. Eswaran is a dharmic worker of the highest order. He is an assistant at the Mukthi Karma Sthala – a place meant to perform the final rites of people – in Ullagaram, Chennai.  His daughter Nandini is suffering from 4th stage cancer and has been able to almost cure the child completely. Only 2 sessions are remaining for which they seek support. 

₹75,000 of ₹75,000 raised

Given the present pandemic situation, we are celebrating the 128th Jayanti of Maha Periyava, Sri Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati Swamigal, in a very small way by performing Indrakshi Japam for well-being of all.

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