The 2018 edition of Anand-Lahari was organized on 10th Dec 2018 at the new Rang-Mandir Auditorium, Patwardhan Park, Bandra, Mumbai. Poojya Guruji blessed the occasion with his presence.
The program started with dance presentations by Ms Sanjukta Wagh ans Ms Radhika Sood Nayak, and in the second half there was the Bhajan program presented by Ms Pooja Gaitonde.
In the intermission the Managing Trustee of the Indian Cultural Foundation introduced the objectives of ICF to the guests and then Poojya Guruji Sri Swami Atmananda ji spoke about the objectives of ICF as the Fund Collector of ICF Programs, Encouraging Cultural Artists and he wished that in future we shall encourage artists who present Vedic Values & Culture.
The 2017 edition of Anand-Lahari was organized on 2nd Dec 2017, at Manik Sabha Gruh, Bandra, Mumbai. Anand-Lahari is an annual musical fest organized by Indian Cultural Foundation, a charitable organization encouraging the cultural heritage of our country.
Asha Bachani welcomed Poojya Guruji and all the guests and introduced the artists. This year the program was divided into two parts. The first part was of classical dance, presented by Sanyukta Wagh, and Sruti Viswanath; while the second part was of that of spiritual songs. In the second part we had a nice devotional singer Shabanam Virmani. Both the programs were very much appreciated.
In the interval, the Managing Trustee of ICF, who is also the President of Vedanta Mission, Mumbai, and Convenor of Anand-Lahari, Sh Avinash Datta, welcomed everyone and also the Trust activities. he also introduced Poojya Guruji and requested him to give his blessings.
A GITA GYANA YAGNA by Poojya Guruji Sri Swami Atmanandaji was organized at Mumbai from 26th Nov to 3rd Dec 2016. The venue was Vivekananda Auditorium inside RK Math, Khar, Mumbai. The subject-matter of the twin discourse series were Gita Chapter 15 and Panchadasi Ch-3.
After the Gyana Yagna, there was the lovely annual Musical Fest of ICF – the ‘Anand-Lahari’ on the 3rd Dec evening. The artists who had been invited this year were Sh Mooralala and Sh Makarand Deshpande.
Check out the playlist of the presentations. Audio quality not so good. Was recorded from far.
The 2014 edition of the Anand-Lahari was organized at Manik Sabhagruh, Bandra, Mumbai on 6th Dec evening. The MOC was Ms Asha Bacchani ,, she very nicely welcomed everyone, and then the program started with Bharat-Natyam & Odissi presentation by Raul & Mitali Dsouza and their group.
Thereafter the Convener of Anand-Lahari and the Managing Trustee of ICF Sh Avinash Datta welcomed everyone. Poojya Guruji then addressed the gathering with his best wishes. and after a short break was the second half of the program, wherein Ms Bindhu Malini and Mr Vedanth Bharadwaj presented their lovely bhajans.