Senior Citizen

Sri Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir (SMHM) runs Senior Program that caters to the philosophy of the wellness of ‘Mind – Body – Spirit’ in providing cultural, recreational, educational, health and social activities for adults age 50 and over. The purpose of the SMHM Senior is to reaffirm the dignity and value of the older adults in the community by providing an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities, share talents and experiences and to socialize with one’s peers.

To register for SMHM senior services Click Here to download the form. Please fill the form and give it at the temple’s front desk

Timings: Every Thurs 11:00 AM — 1:00PM

Activities

  1. Yoga and Pranayama

The SMHM Senior program offers Yoga and Pranayama lessons led by experienced teachers, at a level suitable for our senior participants. These sessions have shown to gradually improve physical flexibility and enhance breathing amongst those who consistently take part.

  1. Ramayan-Sunderkand-Hanuman Chalisa Study

The SMHM Senior Program offers an intense study of the Ramayan –Sunder kand by reviewing the text and deriving interpretations in a study circle format. The sessions are further enhanced with input from scholarly individuals who explain and promote discussions of stories that are applicable to one’s life.

  1. Bhajans

The SMHM Senior Program offers a session on Bhajan singing. The group is taught Bhajans from various Indian languages, which are then sung during different festivals at the Temple.

  1. Mantra Chanting & Meditation

The SMHM Senior Program offers a session on Veda Mantra chanting taught by the Temple priests, with special emphasis on appropriate pronunciation and meters. Upon learning, the seniors are able to chant along during pertinent occasions at the Temple.

  1. Board Games

The SMHM Senior Program has experienced individuals facilitate fun; mentally stimulating activities such as games of Carom, Chess, Cards etc. These games are designed to sharpen our cognition and keep our minds active, all while enjoying some friendly competition.

  1. Health Lectures

The SMHM senior program offers lectures and workshops on health related topics such as healthy diet tips and various diseases like Cancer, diabetes, blood pressure, Arthritis, Asthma etc.