Cultural Activities


Activity NameDay, Time and LocationContact Information
Singing Practice sessions
in preparation for group singing
on Aradhana Day
s.
The following Aradhanas are celebrated
annually on different days.
Sri Thyagaraja, Sri Annamacharya,
Sri Purandaradasa,

Sri Swati Tirunal and Sri Alwars'.

On Aradhana day the events are Puja at 8:45 A.M.
Group Singing of that particular day's composer(s) compositions,
followed by Prasadam distribution, followed by
Individual singing of that particular day's composer(s) compositions.


Some weeks prior to Aradhana day(s),
practice sessions are held on every Sunday at 4:00 P.M,
(subject to change by weather, conflict of other temple programs etc).

"Kritis" details, lyrics in different languages, audio files,
date and time of practice sessions are communicated by email
 to participating members by coordinators.

For further details contact - Coordinators :
Smt. Kalyani Raghavan - 412 371 5120
Smt. Sithalakshmi Madhavan - 724 325 7525
Smt. Saraswati Chelluri - 724 325 9504

Aradhana dates for 2018

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - Sri Tyagaraja Aradhana
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - Sri Purandaradasa Aradhana
  Saturday, July 28, 2018 - Sri Azhwar Aradhana
  Saturday, September 8 - Sri Annamacharya Aradhana
Saturday, October 13 - Sri Swati Tirunal Sangeethotsavam
Aradhana Day Schedule
8:45am - Puja
followed by
Group singing of the Composer's kritis
Individual singing of Composer's kritis
Prasadam distribution
5:00pm - Evening concert
Cultural Fund
  S.V. temple has started a cultural fund in order to solicit donations from our
community so that we can continue to bring artists of great caliber from the world of music and dance to the community.
  We look forward to your presence at all the upcoming events we are planning for, in 2018.
Malladi brothers (May 2018)
Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar (June 2018)
Vidushi Dr. Pantula Rama (September 2018)
Cash/ check/ credit card contributions can be made directly by calling the
temple office (412-373-3380). Checks should be made payable to SV temple with Cultural fund written in the memo field.