Arts, Culture, and Humanities

American Hindu Association

  • Middleton, WI
  • www.americanhindu.net

Mission Statement

The primary mission of AHA is to teach the rich spiritual heritage of Hindu philosophy to devotees of all ages. This Association intends to provide the leadership and resources for the Hindu community, especially among the young generations. More specifically this Association intends to: * Provide services to devotees and children, promoting the awareness of principles and practices of Hinduism. * Organize "Satsang" to support and strengthen Hindu beliefs. * Invite Hindu teachers and scholars to present topics on Hinduism, enhancing our understanding of it.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Bala Vihar Classes

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Narend Reddy

Religious Committee Chair

Self-reported

Jayanthi Mouli

Keywords

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Also Known As

AHA

EIN

39-1945997

 Number

4360664604

Physical Address

2138 S Fish Hatchery Rd

Fithburg, WI 53575

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

Hindu (X70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

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Programs

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Program 1

All AHA services are free of charge. However, any individual interested in making a tax-free donation can do so by writing a check to AHA. The Association has a policy of spending significant percentages of contributions on programs presented for the community. Besides the regular contribution, any individual can make a special contribution and designate their donation for any new or existing project of their choice. Currently, programs are offered under the following general categories: 1. AHA Educational Fund (Teaching Hinduism to Devotees and other interested individuals) 2. AHA Hindu Festival Fund (To celebrate the Holy days of Hinduism) 3. AHA Building Fund 4. AHA Library Fund (To develop a library for Hindu scriptures and other Hindu related books)

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Program 2

Bala Vihar Classes

AHA is proud to offer Bala Vihar classes for children of every age every Sunday from 10am to 11:15am at the Temple. It is a wonderful opportunity for kids and youth to learn and practice our Hindu way of life, develop social and spiritual awareness as well as leadership skills in a fun and enjoyable environment.

AHA’s Bala Vihar Program Goals are:
To facilitate our children to appreciate, learn and practice Hindu way of life.
Instill pride and confidence in our children about their identity.
Raise Hindu awareness in the society around.
Develop social awareness and leadership skills among our children.

Category

Religion

Population(s) Served

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$1000.00

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American Hindu Association
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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American Hindu Association

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Principal Officer

Narend Reddy

Religious Committee Chair

Jayanthi Mouli

BIO

Mr. Narend Reddy President - American Hindu Association

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"American Hindu Association (AHA) is a non-profit Hindu cultural and heritage organization founded in July of 1997 to serve the greater Madison area community under Section 501 (C) (3) of United States Internal Revenue Service tax code. The devotees of AHA, who are currently residents of greater Madison area, migrated from various places around the world including Canada, Fiji Islands, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, and other parts of the United States.
AHA is funded primarily from community and devotee donations."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Narend Reddy

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