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Sri Krishna Jayanthi – Sunday, ...

Please join us to celebrate Sri Krishna Jayanti/Janmashtami this Sunday, August 29th In order to accommodate devotees and practice Covid safely and social distancing, we request devotees to attend Gokulashtami in one of the two parts. Program Details for Janmasthami puja on Sunday, August 29th 5:45pm – 11:45pm 5:00pm – 5:45pm: Saraswati Pooja 5:45pm – […]

Varalakshmi Pooja, August 20

Please join for “Varalakshmi Pooja” at Mandir, 2006 Holly Avenue or Zoom online. August 20, 6:00pm to 8:00pm Zoom link for Varalakshni Puja Passcode: 1234 , Meeting ID: 573 814 1286 One tap mobile (to join by audio only): +13126266799,5738141286# US (Chicago) Pooja Sponsorship $51 Temple will provide pooja items Contact Persons: Sharmaji 678-622-5159 & […]

Guru Poornima – Friday 23rd Jul...

Please join us in celebrating Guru Poornima at the Mandir Location: 2006 Holly Ave Program Details: Saturday 07/23, 6:00 pm 6:00 pm to 6:45pm – Sankalpam 6:45pm to 7:30pm – Bhajans 7:30 pm – Archana concluding with Aarti Zoom link for Guru Poornima Puja Passcode: 1234 , Meeting ID: 573 814 1286 One tap mobile: […]

Vishwa Kalyan “Shanthi Havan...

Please join us for a special day-long HAVAN to bring healing, health and comfort in the world especially in India during these challenging times. Location: New Temple Land Program Details: Saturday 06/12, 9:30 am to 8:30pm 9:30 am to 6:30pm – Havan pooja by sign-up devotees & Priest Sharma ji 6:30pm to 7:00pm – Maha […]

Semi Annual Gita Paraayan – May...

Please join us in-person or online for Gita recitation next weekend May 1st, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Program will start at 10:30 am sharp with Pandit ji doing the Sankalpam and reciting nine Dhyana Slokam, followed by Gita recitation by devotees. Chapters 1-9 will be recited in Hindi and the remaining chapters 10-18 in […]

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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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