Posts in category Events

Ganesh Chaturthi – 2023

Please join us for the Ganesh Chaturthi festivities starting this weekend and till Wednesday September 27th. Puja and Idol Making at the Mandir: 2006 Holly Avenue, Columbia, MO 65202 Ganesh Idol Making Sunday 09/17 – 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Join us for our annual Ganesh idol making get together at the Mandir. Youth and […]

Sri Krishna Jayanthi – Septembe...

Please join us for Janmashtami pooja and festivities at the Mandir, 6:00 pm onwards (2006 Holly Avenue, Columbia, MO 65202) Event Schedule for Wednesday September 6th 6:00 pm – Thursday September 7th 12:00 am 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm – Palaki Seva & Sankalpam 6:30pm to 7:15pm – Krishna Puja and Abhishekam 7:15pm to 7:40pm […]

India’s Independence Day Celebr...

Please join us at the Mandir (2006 Holly Avenue, Columbia, MO 65202) India’s Independence celebration with SAHA’s Health screening camp – Tuesday 08/15 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm You are all invited for the India’s Independence Day celebration on August 15th this Tuesday at the Mandir. The activity includes national anthems, songs and light snack. MU […]

The Art of Letting Go – Meditat...

The temple welcomes Sister Priya, the coordinator of Brahma Kumaris, St Louis center to take this session at the temple. About this event: Become free from the past and worries. A session on letting go with the help of meditation. Where: 2006 Holly Ave When: Saturday July 29th Time: 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Cost: […]

Sita Rama Kalyanam (Vivah) – Ma...

Please join us in celebrating “Sita Rama Kalyanam (Vivah) on the auspicious “Ramnavami” day” On Thursday March 30th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Mandir (2006, Holly Ave) Event Sponshorship $201 (Limited to 2 families) Represent as Parents of Rama and Sita $101 (Unlimited) donation to Mandir towards Kalyanam To SPONSOR pooja or more […]

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Temple Calendar

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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