LOTUS and SDK presents Thyagaraja Aradhana 2017

Registration closed. Thanks for an overwhelming response.


2nd annual Sadguru Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana



TIME: 9:00 AM TO 9:00 PM


3102 Landess Ave, San Jose, CA 95132

Phone: 408 481 9242

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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

Dear Rasikas,

We are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Thyagaraja Aradhana mahotsavam in association with Sanathana Dharma Kendra.

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

Thanks for your overwhelming response and we received close to 100 registrations with 130+ participants. Thank you also to those who are volunteering for various tasks and bringing food. We have accommodated all of your special requests and here are the slots.

Thanks to those of you or your children who are volunteering - its a big help for us as well as we hope they will enjoy volunteering in this grand event.


Thank you all and looking forward to see you all on Saturday. Thanks for your patience while we allocated the slots.


Click on the link for your slot:


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.

Block - Reporting time

11:00 am - 1:00 pm - 10:30 am

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - 12:30 pm

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

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

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

Individual/Group performances:

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.

Tambura will be provided

Mridangist will be provided for most participants depending on when they are available through out the day.


We need your help in bringing food so we can provide it all thru the day starting with breakfast and mainly for lunch.

Here is the sign-up sheet and complete listing.



Thanks for those who have contacted us. If others are interested, here's some of the tasks that we need help on.

Registration desk, Food/Backstage, MC to announce participants names and

Parking guidance (especially 11:00 to 3.00 pm).

See here for available slots and your slot info.



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

We will have volunteers to guide and help out with parking.

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

We look forward to a great day of good music.

Musically Yours,

LOTUS Core Team & Sanatana Dharma Kendra​