Melb Diwali 2018

Diwali celebrations – 2018

PRANEEL (0413 336 178) OR KADAMBARI (0417 133 073)


Come & celebrate the auspicious occasion of Diwali with a devotional and fun filled night on Saturday 10th Nov!!


The night will begin with devotional bhajans leading onto the Lakshmi Pooja, which will be personally guided by Swami Aparokshanandaji.

Lakshmi Pooja is an opportunity to reconnect with our cultural and spiritual roots through understanding the significance of pooja and how to perform it. Swamiji will guide families step by step on how to perform the pooja. This is an invaluable experience for the whole family to come together through worship and devotion. To register for Lakshmi pooja, please contact the Event organiser (Details below)

Following the Lakshmi Pooja we will have some performances by our Balavihar children.

We will then begin the festivities, but not before enjoying the full dinner prasad!

Some of the children’s activities include:

  • Face painting
  • Henna
  • Archery
  • Sparklers

Schedule of events:

7:00 pm – Lakshmi Puja

7:30 pm – Performance

7:50 pm – Dinner Prasad

8:00 pm – Children’s Activities

9:00 pm – Dandiya

10 pm   – End

Date: Saturday 10th November 7pm-10pm (Be seated at 6:30pm for the 7pm Lakshmi Puja start)

Location: St. Scholastica’s Community Centre (348 Burwood Highway, Bennettswood)

Cost: Adults $10; Children (ages 5-12) $5; Children under 5 years old FREE

Entry: By registration only.

For any further information or to register for Lakshmi Pooja, please contact:

Praneel: 0413 336 178, Kadambari: 0417 133 073

Please complete the registration below by Oct 31st so you don’t miss out! Please do not forget to bring a print out of your registration confirmation email to the event.

Note: Kids under 5 years who will not be charged, must still be included in your registration for planning & Logistics purpose.

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