Holika Burn & Purnima – Sat Mar 15th
The spring festival of india, Holi is a festival of colours. A time to welcome the spring and win the blessings of gods for good harvest and fertility of the land. There are many interesting legends attached to Holi, including Prince Prahlad, who was a devout follower of Lord Vishnu and the immortal love of Krishna and Radha. Purnima Puja will also be performed at this time.
Puja commences at 7:00 pm.
Holi – Sun Mar 16th
We will NOT be playing Holi in the Mandir. All are invited for the celebration.
Chowtal singing commences at 10:00 AM.
Chaitra Nau Raatri-Samvat 2071 – Mon Mar 31st – Mon April 7th
Shubh Nauraatri to all. Navraatri affords us the opportunity to thank the Universal Mother for her gifts to us. This is a time for reflection and cleansing. Maa teri mamtaa kitni pyaaree– Mother, you are affectionate, kind, and loving. Please join us every evening for Nau Raatri Puja at the Temple. On Asthhmi,(Mon, April 7th) everyone will be performing individual Puja to Durga Devi. As usual, please bring your Durga Murti in a thaalee with all the required ingredients.
Navraatri Satsangh every evening from 6 :30 PM
Puja commences at 6:30 PM.
Nau Graha Puja – Sat April 5th
Nau Graha is the worship of the nine foms of Celestial energies.The great Indian Yogi Paramahansa Yogananda said “Man is born on that day and that moment when his individual fate is in perfect mathematical harmony with the progress of the stars in the heaven”.
Puja commences at 7:30 am.
Shri Durga Asthmi – Mon April 7th
Durga Asthmi is one of the significant Hindu festivals celebrated. I commemorates Durga’s victory over the buffalo demon, Mahishasura. On this day, the devotees recite mantras and offer flowers to Devi Durga and pray for her blessings. Everyone is asked to bring a small Durga Murti in a thaali with the following ingredients Individual Durga Puja at 6:30 PM
Puja commences at 6:30 PM.
Shri Ram Navami – Tues April 8th
The festival of Sri-Ramnavami commemorates the birth of Lord Rama, who is remembered for his prosperous and righteous reign. At midday, when Lord Rama is supposed to have been born, a special prayer is performed. Rama is the epitome of perfection, fulfilling all his duties towards both family and subjects. On this day, Shri Ram’s puja will be done at different times of the day. The main “Ram Janam Puja” will be done at 12:00 noon.
Puja commences at 9 AM. Concluding with Lord Ram’s birth at 12 PM.
Hanuman Jayanti/ Purnima – Mon April 14th
On this day from 6 a.m to 8:30 a.m. Special Hanumanji puja will be done follow by 108 times non-stop chanting of the Shri Hanuman chalisa; we will offer a minimum of 108 Roats to Hanuman Ji. Purnima Puja and Satsangh to Satyanarayan Swami – starts at 6:00 pm.
Puja commences at 6:00 AM. Satsang at 6 PM.