LOTUS and SDK present Tyagaraja Aradhana 2018

LOTUS and Sanatana Dharma Kendra present

“nAdOpAsana” The Annual TYAGARAJA MahOtsavam

Registration and wait-list is closed. Thanks for the overwhelming response.

Date: saturday, January 27th, 2018

TIME: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM


3102 Landess Ave, San Jose, CA 95132

Phone: 408 481 9242

9:00 am : Pancharatnam - open to All

Shruti: G (5)

Assembly time: 8.45 AM

Pancharatnam will include Shriganapatini and Geetarthtamu.

11:00 am onwards : Individual & group participations of krithi renditions

Slot assignments: 

LOTUS-SDK Tyagaraja Aaradhana 2018 Slot Assignments

Dear Rasikas,

We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Thyagaraja Aradhana mahotsavam in association with Sanatana Dharma Kendra.

This event is a fundraiser for Sanatana Dharma Kendra and all proceeds will benefit the temple. 

Performance guidelines:

Please stick to the guidelines so we can be within time for everyone:
  1. Participants must render ONLY compositions of Saint Tyagaraja.
  2. Participants must limit their rendition to 5 mins.
  3. NO manOdharmam is permitted - kriti rendition only.
  4. Groups of 5 or more participants can sing 2 songs of 5 minutes each (total 10 mins)
  5. Please limit one entry per performer.
Tambura will be provided.


Pancharatnam is open to ALL and it starts at 9.00 AM. We request all of you attend and be part of the experience.

Assembly time: 8.45 AM and Start time: 9.00 AM

Shruti: G (5)

Pancharatnam will include Shriganapatini and Geetarthtamu.


Participants should report at the registration desk 30 mins before the beginning of the block time so that they can get their number and be ready. It will be on a first come first serve basis within your block.

Block - Reporting time

11:00 am - 1:00 pm  at 10:30 am

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  at 12:30 pm

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at 2:30 pm

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at 4:30 pm

7:00 pm - 9.00 pm at 6:30 pm


We need your help in bringing food so we can provide it all thru the day starting with breakfast after the Pancharatnam.

Here is the sign-up sheet and complete listing.



Here's some of the tasks that we need help on.

Registration desk, Food/Backstage, MC to announce participants names, Sound system setup for each participant, parking guidance e(specially 11:00 to 3.00 pm).

See here for available slots and those who have signed up.



Since we are expecting a large turnout, here are some of the parking spots once the temple parking lot fills up. Please try to carpool as much as possible to make it easier.
  • On the street towards east on Landess Ave after the temple
  • On the street behind the temple on Laneview Dr along Laneview Elementary School
  • On the street towards south on Morrill Ave starting from a block away to lots of space in front of Morrill Middle School 2-3 blocks away
  • On the street towards north on Park Victoria Dr near to the Milpitas Christian Preschool a block to 2 blocks away

Email us at contactus@svlotus.com for any questions.

We look forward to a great day of divine music.

Musically Yours,

LOTUS Team & Sanatana Dharma Kendra​