Registration No: S61SS0064H
“Veda Nivas”, 108A Owen Road, Singapore 218915

Increased Measures taken by Sabha for COVID-19

Dear Members,

On 3 April 2020, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Singapore announced further stringent measures that take effect from Tuesday, 7 April 2020.

In light of this announcement, Sabha is also adopting the following stricter measures with effect from Tuesday, 7 April 2020.

  • NO VISITORS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO VEDA NIVAS.
    FOR ALL QUERIES, PLEASE CONTACT SABHA PUROHITS OVER PHONE AT THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS

Sri Suresh Sastrigal 9146-9473
Sri Ananthu Sastrigal 9271-1502
Sri Sathyanarayana Ghanapatigal 9062-1549

  • COMPLETE SUSPENSION

    • All purohit services at Veda Nivas and/or at the residences of kartas and/or outside premises including all Samskaras, Pooja, Homa & Japa Karmas.

    • Monthly Vishnu Sahasranamam, Traimasika Parayanam, Eka Dina Koti Nama Parayanam and other major public events

  • PARTIAL SUSPENSION

    • Pradosha Pooja will be performed by purohits only at Veda Nivas.

    • Pournami Pooja will be performed by purohits only at Veda Nivas.

    • All Shloka classes and Veda classes will be shifted completely online or cancelled based on agreements between the purohit and the students. There will be no face-to-face classes.

  • TARPANAM (13 April and 22 April 2020)

    • Tarpanam will NOT take place at Veda Nivas. Members are requested to perform tarpanam at their homes. Click here for tarpanam sankalpam

    • If you wish to have purohit’s guidance for tarpanam

      • Book a slot with the purohits by calling / messaging them. They will connect with you over WhatsApp / phone call to enable you to perform tarpanam. This is only a temporary measure to deal with the current extraordinary circumstances, and will be discontinued once the situation returns to normal.

      • They will also provide you with the PayLah information for you to remit the dakshina after completion of the tarpanam.

  • SHRADDHAM

    • No Shraddham bookings will be taken either at Veda Nivas or at the residence of kartas.

    • Our purohits have advised that in line with the Sastras, Shraddham can be performed on the Krishna Paksha Ashtami or Krishna Paksha Ekadashi days that follow the lifting of Government restrictions.

  • NO DISRUPTION

    • Apara Karyams-Last rites (to the best possible, restrict the number of persons as per Government directive)

Sabha, along with Purohits retain the right to refuse services.

Sabha will revise these measures from time-to-time depending upon changing circumstances.

We thank you for your understanding and co-operation in this regard. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email the MC mc@sdbbs.org or contact our purohits.

With prayers for the welfare of the world,

SDBBS MC

 

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