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THANK YOU ALL

The Groundbreaking was a Success!

How Many People Made the Miracle?
(Take a guess how many!)

Core Planning Team:
Sundara Traymar – Head Usher
Darshana Panait – Human and Prop Coordinator, Hostess
Gita Matlock & Jyoti Spearin – Communications
Bhagavati & Ramesha Nani – Music Directors
Cliff Kushler – Sound
Melody Veenhof – Video and Live Streaming
Bryan McSweeney – Video & Video Production
Rachel Ebgi – Video & Video Production
Surya Crisman – Palanquin & Altar design and Beautification
Sianda Lee – Palanquin & Altar design and Beautification

Behind the Scenes:
Alex Forrester – Presentation of Project
Anandi Cornell – Initial Planning
Annapurna Ashman – Rose Petal Hostess
Badri Matlock – Sound
Bajrang Powers – Palanquin Driver
Barbara Bingham – Photography
Cate Taylor – Rose Petal Hostess
Chandra Musacchio – Usher
Christian Salisbury – Strolling Kirtan
Durga Smallen – Virtual Community Hostess, Photo Albums
Gloria Dunnagan– Rose Petal Prep
Hassi Bazan – Preparation of Crystal Hermitage
Jan Shapiro – Refreshments, Prasad, Preparation of Crystal
Hermitage
Jason Beam – Usher
Jivada Mair – Usher
Kathleen Benson – Purchased Supplies
Ken Crawford – Sound
Kent Williams – Photography
Koral Ilgun – Live Streaming Technical Support
Krishna Dewey – Recording of Swamiji
Lahari Palmer – Pre-Planning Inspiration
Lalita Motyka – Preparation of Crystal Hermitage, Usher
Lisa Clark – Pre-Ceremony Chanter
Lisa Fontaine – Delivery of Roses and gifts
Lisa Powers – Hostess at Shrine of the Masters
Lucien Brink – Bolting Bust to Palanquin
Maghi Weber – Loaning of Palanquin
Mandala Skillman – Murti Placement in the Garden
Mantradevi LoCicero– Artistic Painting
Maria McSweeney – Painting of Palanquin & Props, Made
Garlands
Michael Herman – Conch Blower
Nabha Cosley – Live Streaming Technical Support
Nakula Cryer – Presentation of Project
Neal Sullivan – Usher
Netri Mair – Usher & Presentation of Project
Panduranga Heater – Design Presentation Boards, Site & Carpool
Signs, Strolling Kirtan, Pre-Ceremony Chanter & Presentation of Project
Prakash Van Cleave – Parking & Good Cheer
Prashad Wang – Processional
Ramesha Nani – Strolling Kirtan
Ric Moorhouse – Parking
Rose Atwell – Rose Petal Hostess
Savitri Simpson – Community Messages
Seva Wiberg – Rose Petal Prep
Shanti Rubenstone – Pre-Planning Inspiration
Sterling Ashman – Design and Construction of the Blessing Box
Sudarshan Simpson – Construction of Soil Box
Tim Clark – Parking
Trimurti Motyka – Conch Blower
Turiya Moore– Construction of the Palanquin Support Box
Virya McDougal – Rose Petal Prep
Willy Keefe – Construction of Palanquin
Yogesh Lee – Usher

Ceremony:
Arjuna Moynahan – Palanquin Bearer
Dhyan Davis – Palanquin Bearer
Prasad Wang – Lead Choir in Processional
Sambhava Burke – Palanquin Bearer
Sanjan Thelen – Lead Processional with Master
Surya Crisman – Palanquin Bearer

Colony Leaders & Representatives:
Jyotish and Devi Novak – Ananda Village
Jaya Helin & Dhyana Lynn – India
Dharmaraj & Dharmini Iyer – India
Anand & Kirtani Stickney – Italy
Hriman & Padma McGilloway – Seattle
Daiva & Gangamata Glazzard – Portland
Dharmadas & Nirmala Schuppe – Sacramento
David & Asha Praver – Palo Alto
Narayan & Dharmadevi Romano – Los Angeles
Bhaktimarg Goering – Representing Argentina, Mexico, Spain
Kristy Hecht – Representing the Virtual Community, Centers & Meditation Groups
Latta Gupta – Fire Ceremony & Bhoomi Pujan
Sadhana Devi – Fire Ceremony & Bhoomi Pujan

Choir at Village & those Organizing Choirs at a Distance:
Alister Bohegian, Amara Fiesterman, Annapurna LaCour, Arjuna Moynahan, Ashleigh Dyan Bayer, Barbara Scheck, Biraj Palmer, Brannon Forrester, Brenda Andrews, Dambara Begley, Darshana Wall, David Eby, David Kessler, Dayavati Barsic, Dikshini Smith, Dhuti Johnson, Divija Wilcox, Gaurja Prashar, Gitabai Heater, Jagadeesh Franklin, Jayanti Manning, Jeannie Tschantz, Julie Morgan, Jyoti Spearin, Kalamali Church, Karen Gamow, Ken Salisbury, Keshava Betts, Kiran Rhoades, Koral Ilgun, Kripamayi Caughlan, Krishna Dewey, Kristy Norfleet, Lahari Palmer, Lakshman Heubert, Leslie Salisbury, Lewis Howard, Lilavati Aguilar, Lisa Powers, Mantradevi LoCicero, Mary Kretzmann, Mukti Deranja, Nalini Graeber, Namdevi Nagahara, Nivritti Steenstra, Panduranga Heater, Pavani Johnson, Peter Kretzmann, Prashad Wang, Radhika Cosley, Raina Millay, Ram Smith, Ramesha Nani, Ramu Atwell, Rohini Sanderson, Rose Atwell, Sabari Clark, Sahaja Sims, Sambhava Burke, Saranya LaCosse, Satyaki Brockschmidt, Satyana Willard, Shanta Franklin, Sharmila Hoffman, Sitabai Betts, Steven Manus, Steve Navisky, Susan McGinnis, Vajra Johnson, Yogesh Lee, Aditi Datey, Cindy Gottfried, Lorna Knox, Mantrini Kleppstein, Michelle Dossett, Roma Blake, Sumakshi Singh
More help from a Distance:
Sherry Chow
Nirmoha Vargas-Gladen
Melissa Heart
Aumkara Newhouse
We likely missed handfuls of people. Especially those who served in satellite locations. So please if we missed you let us know. We would like to add you to the list! Your assistance in the event was most appreciated.  
In Joy,
Willow Kushler
Groundbreaking Coordinator
 
HOW MANY?
OVER 167

 
 

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