Frisco Bal-Mukund Varshik Utsav 2016

Frisco Bal-Mukund Varshik Utsav 2016

They say it takes a village to raise a child; indeed, it takes a strong community and able leaders to build that village. Frisco’s Bal-Mukund Varshik Utsav 2016 was a testament of how such a community works! From the conceptualization of the event to its flawless execution, Varshik Utsav 2106 indeed felt like a grand festival that lasted for many weeks!

The detail-oriented decoration of the theater stage transported the audience – those at the event venue and those watching the live stream – to the times of our revered Ithihasas and Puranas. As Bal-Mukunds arrived in their exquisite costumes, the back stage area filled up with stunning Gods, Goddesses, Sages, Kings, and Queens! After working through many hours of rehearsals for weeks, students geared up for the final presentation. As they were getting ready with their final touch ups, wigs, and stage props, the back stage resounded with their “Om Namah Shivay” chant that calmed their nerves.

backstage

The grand presentation began with a remarkable play on the life of Mother Anasuya and the birth of Lord Dattatreya. This was followed by an incredible musical play of Shree Ram Darbar and Lord Hanuman’s devotion to Shree Ram, which swept us away into the Thretha Yug.  The breathtaking musical performance of several awe-inspiring stories from the revered epic, Srimad Mahabharat transported us to Dwapar Yug. They displayed their Hindi conversation skills in a very engaging Hindi skit. Kids also presented soulful bhajans and demonstrated many yogasans and pranayams, with ease.

Their willingness to work through many hours of rehearsals, their eagerness to learn their parts, their impeccable behavior throughout the backstage activities, their readiness to help others, and their poignant presence on the stage was all a testimony of the KRIPALU values that Bal-Mukunds have been learning throughout the year.  They proudly received their awards for all their accomplishments. The evening ended with a wonderful dinner, which everyone enjoyed, while watching bloopers that were recorded during rehearsals!

The coordination that went into the entire event was phenomenal and was the result of teamwork of students, parents, coordinators, and volunteers for many weeks! It brought the entire Bal-Mukund community together for the most important purpose – to inculcate eternal values in children as an investment into the future. Every detail of the event was planned and executed with love.

Radha Krishna Temple congratulates Frisco Bal-Mukund on completing the year 2015-2016 successfully and instilling nobleness in the young minds of the community!

12 Comments
  • Smita
    Posted at 09:53h, 23 June Reply

    I am so incredibly proud of the children but also their parents and the Bal-Mukund parent volunteers for such an excellent program to shape the mind, body and soul of our little ones. Way to go!

    • Niraj
      Posted at 12:08h, 04 October Reply

      I second that Smita Ji !

  • sandeep shejwal
    Posted at 00:50h, 03 October Reply

    Bal-Mukunda is doing really very well. this is very interesting way to turn children towards spirituality.

    • Niraj
      Posted at 12:09h, 04 October Reply

      I agree Sandeep Ji. Radha Krishna Temple is doing a great job in this regard !

    • Debasmita
      Posted at 20:22h, 04 October Reply

      Yes, it is.

  • Yogini
    Posted at 15:06h, 03 October Reply

    Excellent program for children for building their mind, body and soul !!

  • Niraj
    Posted at 12:08h, 04 October Reply

    It is great to see the kids getting involved in such religious activities, it creates good foundation in them from an early age. Such celebrations are a perfect way to get children introduced to the greatness of Sanatan Hindu religion. Great job Radha Krishna Temple of Dallas.

  • Smita Mehta
    Posted at 21:54h, 04 October Reply

    What amazes me is that all these children are born in the US but are so fluent with reciting Sanskrit shlokas, cultural dances and speaking in Hindi too! How awesome!

  • Annapurna das
    Posted at 05:28h, 21 April Reply

    Excellent program with bal- mukund student…..

  • subhrajit tripathy
    Posted at 07:50h, 02 May Reply

    great future for the bal mukund children

  • Unnati Acharya
    Posted at 14:12h, 04 May Reply

    In present time our children need the knowledge of our true culture… Very beautiful ….

  • Manorama Das
    Posted at 05:21h, 17 May Reply

    Wow ..grand festival for Bal-Mukund children.

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