5-day Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair-2016 (HSSF) to be held from Dec 14 to 18 at Bengaluru

​Bengaluru December 11, 2016: Showcasing the various service activities by more than 250 socio-religious Hindu Organisations, a 5-day state level mega event Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair-2016 (HSSF) to be held from December 14th to 18th, 2016 at National High School Grounds, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru.

This will be the second edition of Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair-2016 in Karnataka, the last year’s event was held at same venue from December 9 to 13, 2015.

This mega 5-day conclave will have participation of more than 250 Hindu Socio-religious Service institutions from across Karnataka showcasing their various service activities by setting up stalls. Various cultural and spiritual programs is planned on all 5 days. The fair is expected to attract over 3 lakh citizens of Bengaluru and nearby districts. Students from over 100 educational institutions taking part in various competitions organised as a part of the Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair.

Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair intends to provide a platform for spiritual and service organisations and also to motivate, involve the public to be part of the process of social transformation.

The event is being organised by Hindu Spiritual and Service Foundation, Bengaluru with 6 themes as focus. They are;

1.Conserve Forest and Protect Wildlife

2. Preserve Ecology

3. Inculcate Family and  Human values

4. Sustain Environment

5.Foster Women’s Honour

6. Instil Patriotism

List of Events:

Day 1- December 14, 2016:

Shobhayatra: On December 14, 2016 at 2.30pm a spectacular procession (Shobhayatra) is organised from Basavanagudi Dodda Ganapati Temple Premises to HSSF venue of National College Grounds, Basavanagudi.

Inauguration: Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair will be inaugurated on December 14th, 2016 at 5.00pm in the august presence of  Pujya Sri Shivaratri Deshikendra MahaSwamiji of Sutturu Math, Sri Sri Veereshananda Swamiji of Ramakrishna Ashrama Tumakuru, Sri Sri Bante Varajyoti Swamiji of Bidar, Sri Si Gyani Darbar Sing of Gurudwar Bidar. Eminent Scientist, former ISRO Chief and HSSF Recepion committee Presiden Dr K Kasurirangan will preside over. Educationist Dr MK Sridhar will deliver the Keynote address.

Cultural Show: At 7.00pm there will be unique folk cultural show entitled Janapada Vaibhava performed by wellknown artist Jagadish Jala and his team.

Day 2- December 15, 2016:

Rashtra Vandana: At the Fair, in line with culture and etho’s of this great nation and the 6 theme’s of the fair, there will be special programs on every day. On December 15, at 11.00AM to 12.30PM  Rashtra Vandana even to be held with more than 5,000 college students participating in ethnic dress.

Sri Sri Dr Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji of Adichunchanagiri Matha, Sri S Ramanna of Kutumba Prabhodhan of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to address the Rashtra Vandana.

Workshop:  At 2.30pm to 5.30pm, a special workshop for Voluntary organisations is organised at the Fair, will be addressed by Dr Prameela of Canara College Mangaluru, Dr BV Vasanth Kumar of Maharani College Mysuru, Sri Subraya Nandodi of Kasaragodu, Dr Ravindra of Kalaburagi.

Cultural Show: At 7.00pm there will be special cultural event ‘Barisu Kannada Dindimava’ by Dr Kikkeri Krishnamurthy and his team.

Day 3- December 16, 2016:

Matru Vandana: At 11.00AM to 12.30PM a special event Matru Vandana will be held in which thousands of Mothers will be offered with special pranams by school students. Sri Sri Siddalinga Swamiji of Siddaganga Matha of Tumakuru, Dr VB Aarati to address the MatruVandana event.

A lecture:  At 2.30pm  to 3.30pm a special lecture on Healthy Lifestyle by eminent Ayurveda Expert Dr Manjunath is organised at the Fair venue.

Cultural Show: At 7.00pm there will be special musical event on ‘Kallu Sakkare Kolliro’  by eminent singer Sri Vidyabhushan and his team.

Day 4- December 17, 2016:

Yoga: At 7.00am to 8.00am a special session on Yoga along with salutes to Bharat Mata to be held. Bhagini Vanitha of Yogashree Girinagar will perform the event.

Bhoomi Vandana:  At 11am Bhoomi Vandana, a unique event in which with 3,000 farmers from near-by villages to participate. Sri Sri Basava Mrtyunjaya Swamiji of Koodalasangama, Sri Kajampady Subramanya Bhat of Kutumba Prabodhan of RSS, Dr AS Anand Organic Farming expert to address the event.

Cultural Show: At 7.00pm there will be special cultural performance  ‘Alvas Samskrutika Sourabha’  by students of Alvas Education Foundation, Moodabidire.

Day 5- December 18, 2016:

Yoga: A special event ; Yogasana as a tool of transformation’ will be presented by Isha Foundation.

Kutumba Vandana:  At 11am Kutumba Vandana, a unique even in which more than 300 individual nuclear families participating with their siblings as Undivided families. Sri Sri Sugunendra Swamiji of Puttige Matha of Udupi, Sri TN Prabhakar of Mysuru to address.

Valedictory: At 5.00pm the Valedictory Ceremony to be held in which Sri Sri Vibhudendra Swamiji of Manralaya, Sri Sri Basavamurthy Madara Chennayya Swamiji of Chitradurga, Sri Sri Basavananda Swamiji of Dharawada, Sri Chakravarti Sulibele of Yuva Brigade, Sri Gunavant Sing Kothari, National Coordinaor for HSSF to address.

Cultural Show: At 7.00pm there will be special musical performance  ‘Laya Lahri – Taala Vadya Goshti-Flute’  by well known flute artist Sri Pravin Godkhindi, Sri MK Pranesh, Sri Anur Ananta Krishna Sharma and team.

Events on Each Day: 

More than 250 stalls showcasing the various service activities by Hindu Socio-religious Service institutions of Karnataka.

Socio-Cultural Programs by well-known artists, by various service organisations, also by College Students of various colleges of Bengaluru.

Intellectual Seminars to be held on each day on a specific socio-religious issue.

Several Desi Games and other Competitions for School Students.

Eminent scientist and Former ISRO Chairman Dr Kasturirangan will be the chairperson of the reception committee and 25 other eminent personalities from different walks of life.

For more details Contact: ,  www.hssfbengaluru.in  or HSSF-2016  Coordinator Arakali Venkatesh – 8971422566