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New Year Pooja – Friday January...

Please join us to herald 2021 at Shanthi Mandir and have an auspicious start to your new year with Ganapati Prarthana, Gayatri Japam (108 chants) and Devotional singing The program will conclude with Shanthi Shloka, Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu (3X), Silent meditation (1 Minute), Universal Aarti and Mantra Pushpam. Join New Year Pooja (01/01/21 @5:00pm) Passcode: […]

Sri Swamy Ayyappan Pooja- Saturday De...

Please join us to celebrate the Annual Ayyappa Pooja at the Mandir We warmly welcome our special guests – Swamy Ayyappan devotees from St. Louis Hindu Temple. To ensure the safety of our guests, all HTCC members, devotees and their families from Columbia and Jefferson City are cordially invited via Zoom Online to participate and […]

Diwali 2020 – Saturday, 14th

We will celebrate Diwali with Lakshmi Puja and a short cultural program at the Mandir on Saturday, November 14th, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 5:30 to 6:30 pm – Lakshmi Puja 6:35 to 6:45 pm – Bharatanatyam performance by Anjali Ramesh 6:45 to 7:00 pm – Bhajans/devotional chanting Join Diwali Puja Online Passcode: 1234, Meeting […]

Devi Jagran/Navaratri Festivities

Navaratri 2020 festivities Dear Members, Devotees and Friends of the Mandir, HTCC cordially invites you to celebrate Navaratri/Devi Jagran. Due to the current Covid situation, we are limiting the total devotee count at the temple to 20. Join Devi Jagran (online link) One tap mobile: +19292056099,,88663249705#,,,,,,0#,,1234# US (New York) Meeting ID: 886 6324 9705 Passcode: 1234 Sponsorship fees […]

Special Ganesha Homam/Havan, Aug 30th

Special Ganesha Homam/Havan (outdoors) @ 4321 E New Haven Rd (new temple land) on Sun Aug 30th from 8:30am to 11:30am Please join us for the Grand opening ceremony of our “New Temple Land” with Ganesh Havan on Sunday August 30 @8:30AM. By performing the Ganesh Hanvan, the new temple land is “sanctified” and can be used to perform […]

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Regular Events

Lakshmi Puja, Sri Lalita Sahasranama and Sri Lakshmi Ashtothra Parayanam Every 3rd Friday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji. Puja Time: 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM To be one of the sponsors for the puja, please contact Anandhi Upendran (, 573-999-7196) or Abirami Elangovan (573-6737423)
Murugan Abhishekam and Puja Every 2nd Sunday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji. Puja Time: 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM The Puja for Karthikeya (Murugan): Abhishekam, will be followed by recitation of Kanda Shashti Kavacam, songs and/or dances by children.
If you would like to help with this event or be one of the SPONSORS, then please contact Smt. Manjula Nathan (573-639-7814) or Smt. Hema Srinivasan (573-289-8797)
Sri Satyanarayana Puja Every 4th Saturday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji.
If you are interested in participating and/or sponsoring the monthly Satyanarayana Puja, please contact Smt Latha Krishnan (573-424-7537; OR Smt. Rajalakshmi Adusumili ( 573-424-8582;
Shishu Vihar
Sundays from 10:15 a.m – 11:15 a.m, Second Sundays from 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Bal Sabha
Fourth Sundays of the month from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m, except during June and July
1st Sundays of the month from 10:00 a.m – 1:30 p.m
Open Prayer
Tuesdays and Saturdays from 5:00 p.m – 6:30 p.m
Sai Bhajans
Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m
Suprabhatham Prayers
Sri Venkateshwara Suprabhatham and Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam Recited Saturdays from 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m
Bhagavad Gita Study Circle
2nd and 4th Saturdays 6:00 p.m – 7:30 p.m
Shram Daan
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m (October – May) Fridays 6:30 – 8:30 p.m (June – September)
Tamil Class
1st and 3rd Sundays from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m
Hindi Class
2nd Sundays from 1:00 – 2:00 and 4th Sundays of the month from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m
Yoga Class
Second Sundays from 10:00 a.m – 11:30 a.m except April 9th due to Akhhand Ramayan Program

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