Sagar Koul from Massachusetts, son of Rachna and Lalit Koul, has won the Annual Northeast Regional Spanish Spelling Bee contest held at Foxborough Regional Charter School, Foxborough, Massachusetts. In the pictures, he is with his School Executive Director (top picture) and World Languages Program Director (bottom picture) KOA community wishes him and his family all the best. He has made all of us proud!!!. 

Website address: http://koausa.org/message/sagar.html

KOA Annual East Coast Camp 2015

Namaskar! Happy Navreh. We are pleased to inform you that KOA management under its president Sh. Sunil Fotedar has decided that the Annual East Coast Camp will be held at Roaring Brook Ranch, in the magnificent Adirondacks range, located in the town of Lake George, NY, from Thursday July 2nd, to Sunday July 5th, 2015.


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Jyotshi Omkar Nath Shastri Visiting USA

KOA is pleased to inform you that Jyotshi Omkar Nath Shastri is visiting US from mid-June to end of July this year.

Jyotshi Omkar Nath Shastri

Jyotshi Omkar Nath Shastri is a Vedic scholar, a distinguished author and publisher of the annual Vijayshwar Punchang, and many other publications related to special rites and rituals of Kashmiri Pandits. He is the present Guru of the Kashmiri Karmakand (traditional religious rites and rituals) and the illustrious son and beloved disciple of the legendary Guru of Kashmiri Pandits, late Jyotshi Prem Nath Shastri.  Shastriji’s special expertise includes:

  • Performing Mekhala (Yogno Paveet) Ceremony
  • Performing Vivah (wedding) Ceremony
  • Performing Yagya and Havan
  • Preparing Horoscope
  • Performing all other Samskaras of Kashmiri Pandits

If anyone individual family (or a group of families together) are interested in performing any of the above ceremonies during the period Shastri ji is in US, please contact him as soon as possible:

Vijayashwar Punchang Karyalaya (Regb.)
Ajeet Colony, Golgural, Jammu

Phone (India): 2555607, 9419133233
email <Onshastri@gmail.com>