Bal - Balika Adhiveshan 2001, USA
The Bal - Balika Adhiveshan was held in the mid-West and North East regions to encourage children to learn and consolidate the fundamentals of Satsang and Hinduism.
The adhiveshan included three types of competitions: mukhpath or memorizing competitions, talent competitions and sports competitions.
Children memorized Vachnamruts, Swamini Vato, shlokas and kirtans. Talent competitions included drawing, prayer composition, singing, story telling, speech and project work. Sports competitions included the 100 meter dash, obstacle race, hurdles and the lemon and spoon race.
Over 360 children participated in the adhiveshan and such was the excellence of their preparations that 500 awards were presented.