Suprabhatham

Sri Venkateshwara Suprabhatham and Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam prayers are recited every Saturday, from 9 to 10 a.m.

Lord Venkateshwara, another form of Lord Vishnu, is a very popular Hindu deity. He is also known affectionately known as Balaji or Srinivasa. His consort (left in the picture alongside) is Padmavati Devi also reverently called “Tayaar” (mother). He has been depicted as having a dark complexion and four hands. In his two upper hands he holds a discus (Chakra – a symbol of power) and a conch shell (Shankh – a symbol of existence). With his lower hands extended downward he asks devotees to have fait h and surrender to him for protection. One of the most popular temples dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara is in Tirupathi (Andra Pradesh), India. The Andhra temple is located atop the seventh peak of a range of seven hills and hence he is also known as the Lord of Seven Hills. The better known U S Temples dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara are located in Pittsburg, PA and Aurora, IL.

More Information on Lord Venkateshwara:
Tirupathi Temple: http://www.tirumala.org/default.htm
Pittsburg Temple: http://www.svtemple.org/temple/index.shtml
Aurora Temple: http://www.balaji.org/

For more information, contact Anantha Gopalaratnam at 446-0663

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Regular Events

Lakshmi Puja, Sri Lalita Sahasranama and Sri Lakshmi Ashtothra Parayanam Starting July 13th, 2018 - Every 2nd Friday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji. The puja will be followed by aarti and prasad at 7:30 pm
Murugan Abhishekam and Puja Starting July 15th, 2018 - Every third Sunday of the month, this puja is performed by the temple priest Sri. Sharmaji.. 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, please contact Smt. Anandhi Upendran (anandhiu@gmail.com) or Smt. Hema Srinivasan (hemaxsrinivasan@gmail.com)
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; latha_krishnan@hotmail.com) OR Smt. Rajalakshmi Adusumili ( 573-424-8582; rladusumilli@gmail.com)
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
Kirtan
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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