CHICAGO: Members of United Senior Pariwar (USP) of Chicago recently organized a religious event Lord Satyanarayan Mahakatha in Kathy Hall in the town of Niles with great fervor and devotion.
Over 250 members and guests of the association attended this event.The main sponsor of this event was Mrs. Manjulaben Chhitubhai Patel of Desplaines and her family members. The other sponsors were Ramanlal S. Patel (Vevai), Raujibhai Patel, Mrs. Induben Patel and Mrs. Shantaben D. Patel all from Desplaines.
Secretary Rameshbhai Choksi welcomed all the members as well as invited guests and narrated details of the program and requested all the participants to cooperate so that all members could feel part of the event. Rohitbhai Joshi Acharya of Chicago area and Lalitbhai Upadhyay of Desplaines performed religious ceremony and ritual by chanting Vaidik mantra of Lord Satyanarayan Mahakatha. All the members and attending guests participated in aarti that followed the Katha.
One of the leading members, Arvindbhai Patel, donated $ 300 that was equally distributed among 10 senior members. All the members celebrated birthday event for those who were born in the month of July. All of them were presented with a holy book.
The occasion was used to pay tributes to those who passed away – Jashbhai Desai and Janakben Viththalbhai Amin.
Ashok Potedar donated Prasad for this event. A Maha Prasad was served at the end. Mrs Hetalben and Rakeshbhai Amin were the main sponsors. Every one enjoyed delicious food.