KHNJ Onam 2021

KHNJ will celebrate Onam on Aug 28th of 2021 at Ukrainian Cultural Center located at 135 Davidson Ave Somerset NJ 08873.
Come and Enjoy Pookalam, Chendamelam, Mahabali, Thiruvathira, and Scrumptious Sadya.

KHNJ Introduces Jalakam an Online experience for young learners

An enchanted Voyage to Culture, Tradition, Heritage and Language of Kerala

With Jalakam KHNJ like to take the young learners to a wonderful experience where they can learn the culture, Tradition, Heritage along with Malayalam language  from the comfort of your home. 

Classes are conducted by our volunteers and our curriculum was put together with an objective to teach not only our language but provide an insight to our rich heritage such as festivals, temples, folk stories, famous places etc.

Our classes are fully online and absolutely free.

You will learn 

  • Malayalam Alphabets
  • Facts about Kerala 
  • Our Rich Culture and Heritage 
  • Hindu Religious Festivals.

Classes starting on 17th Aug 2021 (Chingam 1)

Registration form:

KHNJ Pongala 2020

Amme Saranam! Devi Saranam!

4 million women devotees offered Pongala at Attukal temple in 2019. This year pongala falls ‪on Mar 9, 2020‬. KHNJ is providing a unique opportunity for women devotees to offer Pongala in a temple premise ‪on Mar 8, 2020 Sunday from 3pm to 6pm‬, matching the morning time in India. KHNJ is arranging all amenities and provisions so devotees just need to turn up. Considering the safety codes to be followed in US, KHNJ team has come across many difficulties in venue and logistics but has overcome them to provide this unique opportunity for tristate devotees.

Come and invoke the blessings of Bhagavathi. $50 per person to cover the temple costs, dakshina and donation to ashram.

Click here for details.

KHNJ Onam 2019

Kerala Hindus Of New Jersey has begun a new chapter with a grand Onam program on 7th September, 2019. The program was very well attended by friends and families across NJ. The highlight of the event among other items was the sumptuous onam sadhya on the traditional vazhaila.

The event began with inviting Maveli with a procession followed by a beautiful rendering of Thiruvathira. As the tradition goes – The first offering of sadhya was served to god, in front of a lit nilavilallku and then served to over 200 guests that relived the experience of being back in Kerala.

The young and talented MCs for the event; Rithika and Diya did a phenomenal job and kicked off the cultural programs for the evening. Kids stole the limelight of the event that included a variety of dances, instrumentals and songs that was very well received.

On this auspicious occasion, KHNJ launched its first charity campaign that has already received a good traction.

The Community was excited and thankful to see KHNJ active again with their first Onam celebrations. They had requested the office bearers to conduct more community events and pledged their support and presence.

President Sanjeev Kumar introduced the new KHNJ team to the audience followed by laying out the vision for the organization that includes programs for strengthening the platform for kids, Charity, Volunteering & Reach Outs, Cultural activities and spiritual streams. Seeking the blessing of all for the success of the newly formed team.

Executive Team:·
President – Sanjeev Kumar·
Vice President – Ravi Kumar·
Secretary – Latha Nair·
Jt. Secretary – Sajith Gopinath·
Treasurer – Ranjith Pillai·
Jt. Treasurer – Ajith Prabhakar
Cultural – Rubina Sudharman·
Siji Anand & Suresh Thundathil