Family day to commemorate Purtassi

2016-09-21 06:00

IN the run-up to the grand finale of the Centenary celebrations of the Shree Veeraboga Emperumal Temple which takes place on 16 October (the last weekend of Purtassi), the organisation has entered into an exciting partnership with Fry’s family to bring to the community of Tongaat the first Purtassi Fry’s Family Day.

The event will bring an interesting and exciting dimension to the month long fast that will observed by the South Indian Hindu community.

Event organiser and planner said that this novel idea will not only help to create interest about the importance and significance around fasting but also add a great level of fun towards it.

The programme commenced on Saturday 17 September at the temple.

Activities included aerobics workout, face painting, jumping castles, novelty fun and games, live band, Fry’s cooking demo and free vegetarian lunch treats for all.

Budding chefs also participated in a special cook off competition for delicious homemade vegetarian Fry’s dishes.

Winners will walk away with special hampers and vouchers.

The temple is observing Purtassi until 17 October with the book reading taking place on 15 October at 2pm.

The community is invited to a special 108 Kalsa Sudarshana Hawan and Dhanvantri pooja on the historic centenary Purtassi Celebrations.

This will commence at 10.30am in the temple. The event which celebrates the 100th anniversary of SVET and 25th anniversary of Fry’s is going to be something that the whole family will enjoy. - Supplied.

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