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Please join with your family and friends to celebrate Deepawali at your Arya Samaj on Sunday, October 22, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The program includes Traditional Havan, Cultural Program, and Deepawali mela including food stalls, children activities and professional firework display.  Tickets for food and personal fireworks packages are on sale in the lobby.  There will not be a morning Satsang on Oct. 22nd.

Acharya Sonerao

Sonerao

Sonerao Acharya ji teaches in our two DAV schools at Arya Samaj Greater Houston to enhance religious and moral education.  He is from Latur in Maharashtra but received all his education in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.  He was in United Kingdom for over six years as a Vedic scholar preaching the ideals of the Vedas.

He obtained his degree of Shastri from G.N.D. University Amritsar, Saahityaacharya from Punjab University Chandigarh and MA Sanskrit Degree from Meerut University.  After his formal education he became Acharya in a Gurukul, and then a Sanskrit lecturer for several years.  He finally gave up his lectureship to become a full time Dharma Prachaarak and went to Nairobi in East Africa.  After spending almost two years in East Africa he went to United Kingdom where he worked with the Arya Samaj Vedic Mission and Vishwa Hindu Parishad UK as a Minister of Hindu Religion. 

As a professional he is passionate about the teachings of the Vedas, he is very learned and knowledgeable.  He is a scholar of Sanskrit, fluent in several languages, an accomplished public speaker who can speak on various topics extempore, and sings devotional songs and hymns in a melodious voice.