‘Shanti Yagya’ was grand success in the premise of Pashupati-Buddha Mandir despite the weather condition. For the first time in the Americas ‘Shanti Yagya’ was organized by Nepal Education and Cultural Center (NECC) on March 22, 2015. Chandi recital was performed by eight ‘Pundits led by Pundit Dr. Raghu Nath Aryal and Bhajan (melodious spiritual song) was performed by Pundit Murari Naral and his team. Approximately 500 people participated in the event including the NRN USA Annual General Meeting (AGM) delegates from across the US and as far as Canada. NECC facility is located 32 miles North-West of the White House in the greater Washington metro area.
NECC is delighted to share US $50,100.00 was raised from the event and details will be outlined in the Treasurer’s report. During the event, five families became the Trustee; they include Saroj & Krishna Prajapati, Hon. Consular for California Rishi & Bimala Dhakal, Rajesh & Neeva Pradhan, Rajendra & Sangeeta Siwakoti, and Magan & Nani Shrestha. The minimum requirement to become the trustee is $5,000.00 donation. Similarly, 22 families enrolled to donate ‘dollar a day’ program, six families became the life member of the NECC. Requirement to be the life member is $2,000.00 donation and 13 families contributed the money for gravelling project in the NECC premise. NECC management team expresses the gratitude to those generous donors, community members and their families.
Chief guest Rishi Ram Ghimire, Charge de’affaires, Nepal Embassy, released the book ‘The best of the both World’ written by Neeva Mathema Pradhan during the event. Mrs Pradhan donated 20 books to the NECC. Similarly, Poet Ambika Gurung donated 300 books of poem collection which was released recently in Nepal. Also, a library was inaugurated by Honorary Consular Rishi Dhakal, NRN ICC Patron Dr. Ambika Adhikari and NRN USA President Khagendra GC jointly. The major contribution for this library was received from Balram Thapa of the Boudhik Sansar Pratisthan, Los Angeles, CA. NECC team is grateful to Mr. Ghimire, Mr. Dhakal, Dr. Adhikari, Mr GC and Mr. Thapa for their devotion toward the NECC.
At the end of the concluding ceremony of the ‘Shanti Yagya’, while NECC Board of Trustee Chair Dr. Shyam karki welcomed the participants, NECC VP Prem Sangraula elaborated the financial aspects and expectation of the Yagya, and NECC President Khilendra Mani Neupane thanked all the diehard volunteers, generous donors, Ghar E Kabob for arranging the lunch and Prasad and all participants for their big support to make the event grand success.
NECC Executive Committee
- मेरिल्याण्डमा गाडीको ठक्करबाट मृत्यु हुने नेपाली महिला वर्षा खड्का प्रसाई भएको पहिचान
- सवारी दुर्घटनामा गम्भीर घाइते भएका चिकित्सक दीपक खरेलको निधन ,परिवारको सहयोगार्थ गो फन्ड
- अमेरिकाको धन्यवाद दिवस
- मेरील्याण्डमा गाडीको ठक्करबाट नेपाली महिलाको निधन
- बाइडेनले धन्यबाद दिवस अगाडी दुई पातालमयुर(टर्की)लाई दिए क्षमादान
- नासा र एसोसिएशन अफ नेपालिज ईन मिडवेष्ट अमेरिकाको प्रेस विज्ञप्ती
- न्यु ओर्लिन्समा नर्वेको पानी जहाजमा चढेका पूर्ण खोप लगाएका १० जना कोरोना सक्रमित
- गुरूङ भाषाको गीत “चु सैं ङल” (यो मन मेरो) बिमोचन हुने
- भर्जिनियाको लिजबर्गमा कोरोना बिरुद्ध खोप लगाउनु पर्ने भएकोले कम्तिमा ६ जना प्रहरीहरुद्वारा राजिनामा
- आतङ्ककारीहरू सम्झेर म्यानमारसँगको सीमामा भारतीय सेनाले १५ जनाको हत्या गरेपछि भारतीय गाउँलेहरूले सेनाका गाडीहरू जलाए