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Maha Kumbha Abishega

MElrose Temple

The Johannesburg Melrose Shree Siva Subramaniar Temple (JMSSST) was founded circa 1870 by the Tamil immigrants to South Africa. The Temple that initially started out as a tin shack was extensively renovated in 1996. The JMSSST is now a National Monument with a congregation in excess of 20,000. The JMSSST is dedicated to the worship of Lord Muruga, his consorts, Valli and Deyvani, his Parents Lord Siva and Parvathi and his Brother, Lord Vinayager. The JMSSST focuses strictly on the propagation of Tamilian culture, language and religious worship.

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Celebration of Santoor

inner circle entertainment

Inner Circle Entertainment is proud to present CELEBRATION OF SANTOOR with the legend PANDIT SHIVKUMAR SHARMA & RAHUL SHARMA live in South Africa. The concert is a double bill featuring the legendary santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma rendering traditional compositions on the santoor, accompanied by Subhankar Banerjee on tabla.

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Sri Ayyapa Seva Sungam Official Opening

Lord Ayyappa

The Sri Ayyappa Seva Sungam will be officially installing their murthi (deity statue) and conducting the Abhishegam (ritual bathing ceremony) and the 108 Kalasam Pooja. The temple site will also be a cultural centre hub as described by the officials of the venue. Patrons of the Ayappa and members of the public are welcome to the opening of this very special temple at 26 Park Road, Malvern, Durban.

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Bidvest World Chefs Tour Against Hunger

World Chefs Against Hunger South Africa

The Bidvest -World Chefs Tour Against Hunger will take place in South Africa in August 2011. You can help raise funds for this great initiative. Following our two previous World Cooks Tour for Hunger (the previous name for the event) in 1993 and 2003, we managed to raise over R 2 000 000, for various charities. We have now formed a Trust and are looking at reaching the R 6 000 000 mark by the end of the Tour.

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