Dubai: UAE Ganiga Family in an attempt to unite Community members locally and globally are putting their best effort after the post Covid Ganiga family to hold a blood donation camp and Pooja in Dubai as it returns to normalcy. In a meeting held on Nov. 13, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. in Biriyani 2020 Restaurant, Karama many enthusiastic members of the Ganiga Community assembled along with special invitees Satish Ullal & Shodhan Prasad.
Prathiksha Dinesh conducted the meeting and guests on the dais were welcomed by Gautam Bangera who briefed them on the agenda of the meeting.
Dinesh Doddannagudde started the meeting with Prayer.
Ramesh Ganiga briefed on the Ullal Temple restructuring and gave full information on the developments regarding the ‘Jeernodhara’.
Ramesh Ganiga informed about the Blood Donation drive which is being scheduled at Blood Donation Centre, Latifa Hospital, Jaddaf, Dubai on Dec. 11 2022 from 9 am to 12 noon and Ganigas in good numbers are requested to take part in this. Members were also informed that this is for the noble cause and that members should arrive as soon as possible before the authorities close the drive.
Shree Satyanarayana Pooja
After the Blood donation on the same day (11/12/2022) at 3 p.m. is the scheduled Shree Satyanaranaya Pooja arranged in Fortune Plaza Hotel, Al Ghusais, Dubai. There will be Bhajans by various devotees and will continue with the Shree Sathyanarayana Katha recitation. Around 7:45 p.m. is the Maha Prasadam distribution.
Shree Ullalthi Dharma Arasara Kshetra Reconstruction & Brahmakalashotsava
The above Temple is situated in Uliya, Ullala, Mangalore is one of the oldest temples of Goddess Ullalthi wherein thousands of devotees often go and pray. The name of the place Ullal is derived from the name of Goddess Ullalthi. Now that the temple needs immediate reconstruction the Committee has requested devotees around the world to come forward in supporting the cause. The reconstruction has already started in August 2022 and has to be completed by December 2023. The total cost of reconstruction will be around Rs. 5 Crores. Between Feb. and March 2024 there will be the Bhramakalashotsava. UAE Ganiga Family are supporting the cause and anyone who would like to contribute can call any of the below members:
Contact numbers for more information on Blood Donation & Satyanarayana Pooja:
Gautham Bangera – +971 558 670 904
Suprith – +971 55 8 861 023
Ramesh Ganiga – +971 55 3 749 869
Satish Ullal – +971 507 648 589
Dinesh D – +971 565 425 426
Bharat Amin – +971 507 204 714
Report & Photographs by:- Shodhan Prasad