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The New York Mari-Amman Koil, is a 501 C (3) Non-Profit temple. It is registered under the Internal Revenue Code and is a tax exempt organization. The temple is operating and registered in Queens County, NY since 2002.
Mission and Purpose as published in the bylaws:
Section 193.1 the purpose of which the Corporation is formed shall be:
To promote and preserve the ancient Mari-Amman culture and tradition, that is based on teaching from the Sri Mari-Amman Thalattu as well as other sacred Tamil and Vedic texts.
To strive for spiritual enrichment and human excellence through assimilation of the values set forth by Tamil Hindus and sacred scriptures into daily our lives.
To recognize and respect other religions and belief systems in their proper context.
To provide information regarding our cultural heritage to our community and the public.
To preserve our Tamil cultural heritage by the involvement of our youth by offering classes in traditional music, dances, songs and the Tamil language.
Voting members are entitled to all Voting rights during membership meetings.
Full usage of Temple's facilities for your personal pooja's at no charge.
Members can participate during Temple’s Tirunalu celebrations.
Members can attend all cultural classes offered by the Temple at no charge.
Become part of a reputable Tamil Organization that upholds ancient traditional Tamil rites and encourages unwavering devotion to Mariamman and her Kaval Deivams in the Guyanese Tamil community.
Annual Membership $300
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