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Dear Members

Notice is hereby given that the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Umhlanga Hindu Society will be held on Saturday, 18th November 2017 at 2pm at the Umhlanga Hindu Society, 46 Hambridge Avenue, Somerset Park.

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Agenda

  1. Registration
  2. Opening Prayer
  3. Welcome and Apologies
  4. To adopt the Minutes of the 10th AGM held on Saturday, 14th March 2015
  5. Chairperson’s Report
  6. Auditor's address
  7. Election of Office Bearers
  8. Resolutions
  9. 9Appointment of Auditors
  10. General
  11. Vote of Thanks
  12. Closing Prayer

Kindly note that proxy forms must be delivered on or before 3 November 2017, failing which the proxy form will be invalid.

Kindly contact Shereen Bhanprakash for more information at  031- 572 7357

 


  ganesha-chaturthi-2017


 

To unify all Hindus by establishing a universal place of worship and to fulfill the religious, cultural, spiritual, charitable and social needs of the community.

The above mission statement encapsulates the primary objective of the Umhlanga Hindu Society (UHS), a non-profit religious, cultural and charitable organisation, formed by members of the Hindu Community, to promote the religious, cultural, spiritual and charitable needs of the community.

Our vision of building a Common Place of Worship and a Spiritual Resource Centre will serve as a unified place of worship where the Hindu religion in all its facets is simplified and propagated to our children, youth and adults in the form of religious principles and values, tolerance, truth, understanding, music, language and spiritual growth.


To foster the spirit of devotion, dedication and worship, and to cultivate and propagate Hindu values.

• To spread the knowledge of ethical, spiritual, religious, and philosophical foundations and practices of Hindu Culture.

• To provide for the recreation of the public at large through meditation, yoga, music, dancing, and other such activities that 

   are related to the Hindu Heritage.

• To promote and afford opportunities for social and multicultural activities.

• To promote, conduct and carry on activities of a religious, cultural, charitable, social and intellectual nature.

• To actively participate in SEVA programmes and involve ourselves in service to humanity.


• To unite all Hindus under one common place of worship.

• To promote all aspects of the Hindu religion, culture and languages.

• To promote the teaching, preservation and exposition of the Hindu religion.

• To promote the observance of Hindu religious occasions and festivals.

• To promote the philosophy, traditions and scriptures of the Hindu religion.

• To aid in the reduction of suffering and to improve quality of life.

• To enhance the vision and direction of our youth.

• To advocate tolerance, respect and understanding between Hindus and various Ethno-cultural groups.

• To establish forums of professional, religious, academic, and entrepreneurial minds to enhance our society.

• To advocate open-mindedness, equality, non-discriminatory, non-racist and non-sexist principles.