• “Knowledge may come from any source. Keep your mind open.”

    Srinivas Arka

Celebration Event held on 21 August 2015

The August show was dedicated to an amazing music director and composer MS Viswanathan, who sadly passed away on the 14th of July 2015.

Songs created by MS Viswanathan were sung by many different people. 

Celebration Event held on 17 July 2015

In July we had a talk by Dhviya Yogarajah promoting and explaining the Light of Learning project. 

Celebration Event held on 19 June 2015

We had a music and dance performance by Music Power.

John Raymond and his students performed a drum peice using traditional African drums. It was followed by a dance performance. 

Celebration Event held on 15 May 2015

May's celebration saw a number of musical performances.

All songs performed were composed by Kannadaasan, a famous Tamil poet and lyricist. 

Celebration Event held on 17 April 2015

In April we had a talk by Dr Shankar Thas about the Origin of Human Civilisation.

We also had a vocal recital by Nishara Xavier. 

    

Celebration Event held on 15 March 2015

A unique style of traditional Vietnamese Martial Arts was presented by the organisation Nhat-Nam UK.

The demonstration was performed with much discipline and dedication. It was truly an inspiring evening. 

 

Celebration Event held on 20 February 2015

In February we had a dance performance by Inthuja Sivadas. She performed with grace and beauty.

More extracts from the Light of Learning were read and the evening was concluded with Arka Dhyana. 

 

AMG Day Event held on 24 January 2015

AMG Day was held at the New Malden Murugan Temple. 24th of January was the date when Arka Mahaganapathy temple was founded.

To celebrate this day, the charity held an Abishekam for Lord Ganesh. 

Ganesha 

Celebration Event held on 06 January 2015

On the first show of the year we had a piano recital by John Raymond, a talented musician and composer.

Short extracts from the book Light of Learning were read out. The evening concluded with peaceful Arka Dhyana. 

 

Celebration Event held on 20 September 2013

Our 36th Celebration event took place on Friday 20th September 2013.

There was a melodious flute recital and delightful vocal recital, both of which delighted the audience. 

The highlight of the evening was an inspirational talk by Srinivas Arka and a celebration for His ensuing birthday.

The evening concluded with a brief meditative silence through Arka Dhyana Intuitive Meditation. 

   

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival held on 8 September 2013

Sri Ganesh Chaturthi Festival took place on Sunday 8th September 2013. The festival was graced with the delightful presence of Srinivas Arka. 

There was an inspiring session of Arka Dhyana Intuitive Meditation. 

 

Celebration Event held on 19 July 2013

Our 34th Celebration event took place on Friday 19th July 2013.

The beautiful evening commenced with a vocal recital by Poorani Kuganesan student of Smt. Shashikala Kothandapani. There was a violin duet recital which was very beautiful.

This was followed by a talk from the Local Metropolitan Police.

The evening concluded with a brief meditative silence called Arka Dhyana or Intuitive Meditation. 

Celebration Event held on 21 June 2013

Our 33rd Celebration event took place on Friday 21st June 2013.

The beautiful evening commenced with a Veena recital by Shaiyini Kuhathas, Sinthuja Muthulingam, Brathika Paramanathan, Baavana Uthyakumar and Keerthana Uthyakumar, who are students of Smt.Saraswathy Kuhadas. Their melodious playing gave a warm beginning to the show.

We then had a vocal recital by Anchali Muraleetharan, who sang beautifully, and really captured her audience with her heart touching performance.

Celebration Event - 21 June 2013-Veena group Celebration Event - 21 June 2013 - Vocal 

Following this we had a talk from our guest speaker Mr. Meddie Kakyama-Mayanja. He has an MA in Education Leadership and Management and an MSc in International Conflict. He is currently a Teaching Leader at Stanley Park High School in Carshalton, Surrey. He gave us a very informative talk, educating us as to how ‘Parental Involvement is the key to student's success’.

Celebration Event - 21 June 2013-Guest Speaker Celebration Event - 21 June 2013-Group

The evening was then concluded with a brief meditative silence called Arka Dhyana or Intuitive Meditation. Music was played in the background to help us relax and keep our minds from being distracted, giving a peaceful end to the show.

Celebration Event held on 17 May 2013

 

The Arka Maha Ganapathy Celebration Event held on 17th May 2013 was serenaded by a delightful musical symposium lead by Sri Pitchaiappa Gnavaradan on the Flute. On the Miruthangam we had Sri KaraiKudi Krishnamoorthy, enchanting us with his musical ability as well as his comedic charm.  On the Violin we had Sri Ratish Kumar, who played in prefect harmony with this ensemble.  Sri Mylvaganam Vijayarajah, was keeping rhythm on the Ganjira, and completing the entertaining quartet.

The guests attending the event were given the pleasure of seeing Sri Pitchaiappa Gnavaradan, perform with various sized flutes, showcasing some of the talented artist’s skills.  On the whole this celebration event, with the great performances as well as the heart-felt, home-cooked dinner provided by the volunteers, was a tremendous success.  Both the audience and the performers were left satisfied at the end of the night.  The only person that might not have been too happy is the one who had the to lock up the South Mitcham Community Centre, as the festivities in the Celebration event were so enjoyable that they went well passed the scheduled finish time.

 

Celebration Event held on 19 April 2013

   

Celebration Event held on 15 March 2013

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Celebration Event held on 21 December 2012

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Celebration Event held on 16 November 2012

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Celebration Event held on 20 July 2012

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