Smt. Hema Malini, Veteran Actor and Member of Parliament representing the Mathura constituency visited the South Wing temple of Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir yesterday. She was received warmly with temple honours. She offered her respects to Sri Radha Vrindavanchandra, the presiding Deities of the temple, and appreciated Their divine beauty. She then witnessed a beautiful Mohiniyattam dance performance offered for Their pleasure. Smt. Hema Ji expressed her happiness about the progress made in the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir cultural heritage project and reminisced about her long association with our organisation. She recollected her presence during the Shilanyas (foundation stone laying) ceremony in 2014.
She also awarded certificates for the completion of training to teachers of The Akshaya Patra Foundation's Abhay study program. This is a special initiative to provide free educational assistance to children in Braj in partnership with the Pratham Foundation. HH Sri Govindanand Tirth Ji Maharaj and HH Sri Pipacharya Balaram Das Ji Maharaj, the renowned sadhus of Braj, also graced the occasion. Sri Rajendra Pensia, IAS, presented his recent book highlighting the importance of Vedic values in today's society to her.